Classical Studies

Download E-books Le Haut-Empire romain en Occident : D’Auguste aux Sévères (Nouvelle histoire de l'Antiquité, Volume 8) PDF

By Patrick le Roux

Nouvelle histoire de l’Antiquité

1. Jean-Claude Poursat, La Grèce préclassique. Des origines à los angeles fin du VIe siècle
2. Edmond Lévy, La Grèce au Ve siècle. De Clisthène à Socrate
3. Pierre Carlier, Le IVe Siècle grec. Jusqu’à los angeles mort d’Alexandre
4. Pierre Cabanes, Le Monde Hellénistique. De los angeles mort d’Alexandre à los angeles paix d’Apamée (323-188 av. J.-C.)
5. Claude Vial, Les Grecs. De l. a. paix d’Apamée à l. a. bataille d’Actium (188-31 av J.-C.)
6. Agnès Rouveret, Rome avant l’impérialisme
7. Jean-Michel David, La République romaine. Da los angeles deuxième guerre punique à l. a. bataille d’Actium (218-3 av. J-C.)
8. Patrick Le Roux, Le Haut-Empire romain en Occident. D’Auguste aux Sévères (31 av. J.-C.-235 apr. J.-C.)
9. Maurice Sartre, Le Haut-Empire romain. Les provinces de Méditerranée orientale d’Auguste aux Sévères
10. Jean-Michel Carrié, Aline Rousselle, L’Empire romain en mutation. Des Sévères à Constantin (192-337 apr. J.-C.)

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Download E-books Law and Ethics in Greek and Roman Declamation (Law & Literature, Volume 10) PDF

Old declamation defies effortless categorization. It stands on the crossroads of a number of smooth disciplines. basically in the previous few a long time the complexity of declamation and the promise inherent in its research have end up well-known. The e-book includes thirteen essays from foreign students, engages with the multidisciplinary nature of historic declamation, targeting the interactions in declamation among rhetoric, literature, legislation, and ethics.

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Download E-books Pedagogy and Power: Rhetorics of Classical Learning (Ideas in Context) PDF

This e-book examines beliefs of classical studying with the intention to make an important and provocative contribution to present and earlier discussions at the function of schooling in society--why we educate and study what we do. Essays by means of classicists, historians, philosophers and literary students argue for seeing the historical past of old schooling as a facet of political thought and heritage, the determine of the trainer and of the scholar being unavoidably implicated in numerous buildings of highbrow, social and political authority.

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Download E-books Rhetoric Before and Beyond the Greeks PDF

Examines rhetorical practices in cultures and time classes that experience acquired little recognition to date.

Focusing on historical rhetoric outdoor of the dominant Western culture, this assortment examines rhetorical practices in Egypt, Mesopotamia, Israel, and China. The ebook uncovers exchange methods of knowing human habit and explores how those rhetorical practices either mirrored and inspired their cultures. The essays deal with problems with historiography and lift questions on the applying of Western rhetorical techniques to those very diversified historical cultures. A bankruptcy on feedback for educating every one of those old rhetorics is included.

“…all in all we get an excellent knowing of the way rhetoric functioned in very diverse cultures.” — Bibliotheca Orientalis

"These essays forcefully and engagingly problem the educational typical that Athenian rhetoric is foundational. students instructing ‘the classical’ might want to pay shut cognizance to the accelerated corpus, and they'll use this booklet as a principal textual content in histories of rhetoric classes and as a complement to extra mainstream texts." — Susan Romano, coauthor of Writing in an digital international: A Rhetoric with Readings

Contributors comprise Roberta A. Binkley, furnish M. Boswell, Richard Leo Enos, William W. Hallo, Paul Y. Hoskisson, Carol S. Lipson, Yameng Liu, Arabella Lyon, David Metzger, C. Jan Swearingen, Deborah Sweeney, James W. Watts, and George Q. Xu.

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Download E-books The Art of Memory: Selected Works, Volume 3 PDF

By Frances Yates

Publish 12 months note: First released in 1966 by means of college Of Chicago Press and by way of Taylor & Francis in 1999

A innovative publication approximately mnemonic ideas, and their relation to the background of philosophy, technological know-how, and literature.

The old Greeks, to whom a proficient reminiscence used to be of significant importance—as it was once to every body sooner than the discovery of printing—created an problematic reminiscence process, in response to a method of impressing "places" and "images" at the brain. Inherited and recorded by way of the Romans, this artwork of reminiscence handed into the ecu culture, to be revived, in occult shape, on the Renaissance, and especially by means of the unusual and memorable genius, Giordano Bruno. Such is the most subject matter of Frances Yates's designated and special ebook, during which she sheds gentle on such varied matters as Dante's Divine Comedy, the shape of the Shakespearian theater, and the heritage of historic structure. apart from its intrinsic fascination, this booklet is a useful contribution to aesthetics and psychology, and to the heritage of philosophy, of technology, and of literature.

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Download E-books Galen's De indolentia: Essays on a Newly Discovered Letter (Studien und Texte zu Antike und Christentum / Studies and texts in antiquity and Christianity, Volume 88) PDF

By Galen

In 2005 a French doctoral pupil chanced on the long-lost treatise, De indolentia (Περὶ
ἀλυπησίας/ἀλυπίας) or at the Avoidance of misery in a monastic library in Thessalonica. De
indolentia is a letter from Galen to an unspecified addressee during which he describes how he
responded to the fireplace that destroyed a lot of his library and drugs in 192 CE. The
manuscript, catalogued within the Vlatadon monastery as codex 14, is of unspeakable price to
scholars of antiquity. Vivian Nutton characterizes the invention as “one of the main spectacular
finds ever of historic literature.” Scholarly consensus has tested 192–193 CE because the most
probable date of composition that,according to Galen, belonged to a gaggle of writings he
classified as ethical philosophy. De indolentia presents vital proof for second-century
literary tradition masking more than a few issues during this zone of research, together with Galen's flair for
distinguishing real from fake texts, his nuanced lexical debates with different physicians, and
his prolific scholarly task. The treatise additionally bargains information regarding historic library culture.
Too frequently ignored in comparative reviews of Early Christian literature, Galen's writings,
particularly on ethical philosophy, deal with some of the comparable subject matters. Of specific curiosity to
scholars of early Christian texts, De indolentia particularly addresses second-century use of
parchment codices to maintain beneficial texts, preserves a few ordinary epistolary parts in
the absence of others, has either deepest and e-book goals in brain, and denotes a
'hermeneutics of self-interpretation' as an important for figuring out the textual content. This volume
includes a new English translation of the textual content, a collation of all discrepancies between the
leading serious variants of the Greek textual content, and essays via eminent Classicists and students in the
field of early Christianity on various elements of this interesting new text.

Clare ok. Rothschild: Born 1964; 1986 BA college of California, Berkeley; 1992 M.T.S. Harvard
University; 2003 PhD college of Chicago; presently affiliate Professor of Theology at Lewis
University, Romeoville, IL.

Trevor W. Thompson: Born 1975; 1998 BA Oklahoma Christian college; 2002 MA, M.Div.
Harding college Graduate institution of Theology; 2007 MA collage of Chicago; 2009 PhD
(candidate) college of Chicago; at present teacher of recent testomony at Abilene Christian

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Download E-books La Cité Grecque: Le Développement Des Institutions PDF

By Gustave Glotz

Avec l. a. Cité vintage de Fustel de Coulanges, 'La Cité grecque' de Gustave Glotz reste l'un des plus importants ouvrages écrits sur los angeles société vintage. Cette superbe synthèse où sont pris en compte aussi bien les faits sociaux que les faits religieux, los angeles psychologie des individus comme les constructions économiques, a marqué d'un sceau indélébile notre picture de los angeles 'cité grecque'. Ecrit à l. a. fin des années 1920, à une époque où los angeles démocratie était attaquée par l'idéologie totalitaire, 'La Cité grecque' est un témoignage irremplaçable sur l'école politique de l'humanité qu'a été l'Athènes des Ve et IVe siècles.

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Download E-books La herencia viva de los clásicos: Tradiciones, aventuras e innovaciones PDF

By Mary Beard

“Este libro –nos cube Mary Beard, los angeles más grande figura genuine de los estudios clásicos- es un viaje guiado por el mundo clásico, desde el palacio prehistórico de Knossos, en Creta, hasta el imaginario poblado de Astérix, en las Galias”. En él nos habla de personajes famosos, como Alejandro el Magno o Nerón, pero también de l. a. gente común, de los esclavos, los soldados o los millones de ciudadanos del Imperio que vivían bajo un régimen de ocupación militar. Este libro recupera sus vidas y costumbres; pero su objeto primary es el de enseñarnos a disfrutar de l. a. riqueza que representa l. a. herencia de los clásicos, donde hay mucho que sigue siendo vivo y palpitante. Un campo del saber que no es sólo tradición, sino también aventura e innovación, donde queda mucho por descubrir y debatir acerca de los más diversos temas: de cuán importante fue realmente Cleopatra, de si Calígula no fue más que un chalado o de cómo se las arreglaron los romanos para adquirir tantos esclavos. “Si los romanos hubieran podido contar en su tiempo con Mary Beard –ha dicho un crítico-  conservarían todavía el Imperio”. 

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Download E-books Rome face aux Barbares : Une histoire des sacs de la Ville PDF

By Umberto Roberto

Les derniers siècles de l'Empire romain d'Occident furent marqués par les mises à sac de Rome par les peuples barbares. los angeles relecture des resources et les trouvailles de l'archéologie permettent de retracer l. a. succession des événements et l. a. façon dont les Romains y faisaient face, tandis que les provinces s'effondraient et que l'influence de l'Eglise chrétienne s'accentuait.

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Download E-books Climbing Parnassus: A New Apologia for Greek and Latin PDF

In Climbing Parnassus, winner of the 2005 Paideia Prize, Tracy Lee Simmons provides a protection and vindication of the formative energy of Greek and Latin. His persuasive witness to the original, now all-but-forgotten benefits of research in and of the classical languages constitutes a bracing reminder of the true goals of a really liberal education.

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