The Space of Time: A Sensualist Interpretation of Time in Augustine, Confessions X to XII (Supplements to the Study of Time)

From Robert Grosseteste to Jean-Francois Lyotard, Augustine s recommendation that point is a dilation of the soul ("distentio animi") has been taken up as a seminal and arguable time-concept, but in "The area of Time," David van Dusen argues that this dilation has been essentially misinterpreted. Time in "Confessions" XI is a dilation of the "senses" in beasts, as in people. And Augustine s time-concept in "Confessions" XI isn't really Platonic yet in schematic phrases, Epicurean. settling on new affects at the "Confessions" from Aristoxenus to Lucretius whereas conserving Augustine s phenomenological interpreters in view, "The area of Time" is a path-breaking paintings on "Confessions" X to XII and a ranging contribution to the historical past of the idea that of time."

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Fêtes romaines d'été et d'automne / Dix questions romaines

By Georges Dumézil

Après avoir abordé los angeles faith romaine par l. a. théologie, l'auteur a souhaité l'observer en motion, gouvernant l. a. vie des Romains à travers les fêtes publiques fixes inégalement distribuées sur les quatre saisons.

Si les fêtes d'été et d'automne passent ici les premières, c'est qu'il fallait aller au plus pressing. Tout n'est certes pas clair dans los angeles partie du férial qui s'étend de décembre à juin, du moins est-elle éclairée par l'érudit et élégant répertoire de rites et de légendes que sont les Fastes d'Ovide. Mais Ovide n'a pu achever son œuvre. Pour cette raison et pour quelques autres, beaucoup de fêtes de l. a. 'belle saison' sont aujourd'hui encore de petits mystères : que sont les doubles Lucaria, les Neptunalia, les Furrinalia qui se pressent dans los angeles seconde quinzaine de juillet ? Et, dans les mois qui suivent, que sont les Volturnalia, les Meditrinalia ? Des moyens d'explication, jusqu'à présent négligés, permettent de proposer partout des réponses plausibles. Après ces fêtes qui toutes concernent le bon utilization, alimentaire ou autre, de l. a. nature, los angeles fin du temps des activités martiales appelle des rites propres, notamment le 'Cheval d'Octobre' au milieu de ce mois, qui ne peuvent être pleinement compris que par référence au passé indo-européen des Romains et aux autres vestiges de rituels royaux dont l'Inde védique fournit de proches variantes. L'absence complète de fêtes dans les deux mois — septembre, novembre — où se sont développés, autour des Ides, de grands jeux en l'honneur de Jupiter, pose un problème qui ne paraît pas insoluble.

Deuxième édition en 1986.

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The Economic Life of the Ancient World (History of Civilization)

By Jules Toutain

Initially released among 1920-70,The historical past of Civilization was once a landmark in early 20th century publishing. It used to be released at a formative time in the social sciences, and through a interval of decisive old discovery. the purpose of the overall editor, C.K. Ogden, used to be to summarize the hottest findings and theories of historians, anthropologists, archaeologists and sociologists.

This reprinted fabric is obtainable as a collection or within the following groupings:
* Prehistory and historic Ethnography
Set of 12: 0-415-15611-4: £800.00
* Greek Civilization
Set of seven: 0-415-15612-2: £450.00
* Roman Civilization
Set of 6: 0-415-15613-0: £400.00
* Eastern Civilizations
Set of 10: 0-415-15614-9: £650.00
* Judaeo-Christian Civilization
Set of four: 0-415-15615-7: £250.00
* European Civilization
Set of eleven: 0-415-15616-5: £700.00

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La herencia viva de los clásicos: Tradiciones, aventuras e innovaciones

By Mary Beard

“Este libro –nos cube Mary Beard, l. a. 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 los angeles 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 valuable es el de enseñarnos a disfrutar de l. a. riqueza que representa los angeles 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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Law and Ethics in Greek and Roman Declamation (Law & Literature, Volume 10)

Historic declamation defies effortless categorization. It stands on the crossroads of numerous sleek disciplines. in basic terms in the previous few a long time the complexity of declamation and the promise inherent in its examine have turn out to be famous. The e-book includes thirteen essays from overseas students, engages with the multidisciplinary nature of historical declamation, targeting the interactions in declamation among rhetoric, literature, legislation, and ethics.

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Homer's The Iliad and The Odyssey: A Biography (Books That Changed the World)

By Alberto Manguel

While it really is unknown if there ever was once a guy named Homer, there is not any doubt that the epic poems assembled below his identify shape the cornerstone of Western literature, feeding our mind's eye for over and a part millennia. The Iliad and The Odyssey, with their stories of the Trojan battle, Achilles, Ulysses and Penelope, the Sirens, the Cyclops, Helen of Troy, and the petulant gods, are widespread to so much readers simply because they're so pervasive. From Plato to Virgil, Pope to Joyce, the poems were instructed and retold, interpreted and adorned. during this swish and sweeping publication, Alberto Manguel lines the lineage of the poems from their inception and primary recording. He considers the unique function of the poems—either as allegory of philosophical fact or as a checklist of old truth—surveys the demanding situations the pagan Homer offered to the early Christian international, and maps the unfold of the works around the globe and during the centuries. Manguel follows Homer in the course of the maximum literature ever created and, notably, delights within the poems themselves.

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

By Patrick le Roux

Nouvelle histoire de l’Antiquité

1. Jean-Claude Poursat, La Grèce préclassique. Des origines à l. a. 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 l. a. mort d’Alexandre à los angeles paix d’Apamée (323-188 av. J.-C.)
5. Claude Vial, Les Grecs. De los angeles paix d’Apamée à los angeles 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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Roman Girlhood and the Fashioning of Femininity

Elite girls within the Roman international have been frequently trained, socially popular, or even quite self sustaining. but the social regime that ushered those related girls into marriage and childbearing at an early age used to be remarkably restrictive. within the first book-length learn of girlhood within the early Roman Empire, Lauren Caldwell investigates the explanations for this paradox. via an exam of literary, criminal, clinical, and epigraphic assets, she identifies the social pressures that tended to crush issues approximately ladies' person healthiness and wellbeing and fitness. In demonstrating how early marriage used to be pushed by way of a number of issues, together with the worth put on premarital virginity and paternal authority, this booklet complements an figuring out of the location of women as they made the transition from adolescence to womanhood.

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Rhetoric Before and Beyond the Greeks

Examines rhetorical practices in cultures and time sessions that experience acquired little consciousness to date.

Focusing on historic rhetoric outdoors of the dominant Western culture, this assortment examines rhetorical practices in Egypt, Mesopotamia, Israel, and China. The e-book uncovers exchange methods of knowing human habit and explores how those rhetorical practices either mirrored and motivated their cultures. The essays deal with problems with historiography and lift questions about the appliance of Western rhetorical techniques to those very assorted old cultures. A bankruptcy on feedback for instructing every one of those historic rhetorics is included.

“…all in all we get a great knowing of the way rhetoric functioned in very various cultures.” — Bibliotheca Orientalis

"These essays forcefully and engagingly problem the educational normal that Athenian rhetoric is foundational. students educating ‘the classical’ might want to pay shut recognition to the accelerated corpus, and they'll use this booklet as a critical 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, supply 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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Euripides II: Andromache, Hecuba, The Suppliant Women, Electra (The Complete Greek Tragedies)

By Euripides

Euripides II comprises the performs “Andromache,” translated by way of Deborah Roberts; “Hecuba,” translated through William Arrowsmith; “The Suppliant Women,” translated through Frank William Jones; and “Electra,” translated by means of Emily Townsend Vermeule.
 
Sixty years in the past, the college of Chicago Press undertook a momentous undertaking: a brand new translation of the Greek tragedies that will be the last word source for lecturers, scholars, and readers. They succeeded. less than the professional administration of eminent classicists David Grene and Richmond Lattimore, these translations mixed accuracy, poetic immediacy, and readability of presentation to render the surviving masterpieces of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides in an English so vigorous and compelling that they continue to be the normal translations. at the present time, Chicago is taking pains to make sure that our Greek tragedies stay the best English-language types during the twenty-first century.
 
In this hugely expected 3rd version, Mark Griffith and Glenn W. such a lot have rigorously up to date the translations to convey them even towards the traditional Greek whereas holding the vibrancy for which our English models are recognized. This version additionally comprises brand-new translations of Euripides’ Medea, The teenagers of Heracles, Andromache, and Iphigenia one of the Taurians, fragments of misplaced performs by way of Aeschylus, and the surviving element of Sophocles’s satyr-drama The Trackers. New introductions for every play provide crucial information regarding its first creation, plot, and reception in antiquity and past. additionally, each one quantity comprises an advent to the lifestyles and paintings of its tragedian, in addition to notes addressing textual uncertainties and a word list of names and locations pointed out within the plays.
 
In addition to the recent content material, the volumes were reorganized either inside and among volumes to mirror the main updated scholarship at the order within which the performs have been initially written. the result's a suite of good-looking paperbacks destined to introduce new generations of readers to those foundational works of Western drama, paintings, and life.

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