Download A Companion to Science, Technology, and Medicine in Ancient by Georgia L. Irby PDF

By Georgia L. Irby

A significant other to technological know-how, know-how, and medication in historic Greece and Rome brings a clean viewpoint to the learn of those disciplines within the old global, with 60 chapters studying those issues from quite a few serious and technical perspectives.

  • Brings a clean standpoint to the research of technology, know-how, and drugs within the historical international, with 60 chapters analyzing those themes from numerous severe and technical perspectives
  • Begins insurance in six hundred BCE and comprises sections at the later Roman Empire and past, that includes dialogue of the transmission and reception of those principles into the Renaissance
  • Investigates key disciplines, thoughts, and hobbies in historic technology, know-how, and medication in the historic, cultural, and philosophical contexts of Greek and Roman society
  • Organizes its content material in halves: the 1st specializes in mathematical and traditional sciences; the second one makes a speciality of cultural functions and interdisciplinary themes

2 Volumes

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Download La conjuration de Catilina (French Edition) by Gaston Boissier PDF

By Gaston Boissier

l. a. conjuration de Catilina
Gaston Boissier, Gaston Boissier, historien et philologue français (1823-1908)

Ce livre numérique présente «La conjuration de Catilina», de Gaston Boissier, édité en texte intégral. Une desk des matières dynamique permet d'accéder directement aux différentes sections.

Table des matières
- Présentation
- Chapitre 1 - Les Préliminaires De l. a. Conjuration
- Chapitre 2 - Le Consulat De Cicéron
- Chapitre three - los angeles Conjuration
- Chapitre four - Les Catilinaires
- Chapitre five - Les Nones De Décembre

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Download The City in the Roman West, c.250 BC-c.AD 250 by Ray Laurence PDF

By Ray Laurence

town is extensively considered as the main attribute expression of the social, cultural and fiscal formations of the Roman Empire. This used to be very true within the Latin-speaking West, the place urbanism used to be less deeply ingrained than within the Greek-speaking East yet the place networks of towns grew up throughout the centuries following conquest and career. This updated and well-illustrated synthesis presents scholars and experts with an outline of the improvement of the town in Italy, Gaul, Britain, Germany, Spain and North Africa, even if their pursuits lie in old background, Roman archaeology or the broader heritage of urbanism. It bills not just for the city's geographical and temporal unfold and its linked monuments (such as amphitheatres and baths), but additionally for its value to the rulers of the Empire in addition to the provincials and locals.

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Download A Companion to Julius Caesar (Blackwell Companions to the by Miriam Griffin PDF

By Miriam Griffin

A better half to Julius Caesar includes 30 essays from best students interpreting the lifestyles and after lifetime of this nice polarizing figure.

  • Explores Caesar from a number of views: army genius, ruthless tyrant, magnificent flesh presser, first-class orator, subtle guy of letters, and more
  • Utilizes Caesar’s personal extant writings
  • Examines the viewpoints of Caesar’s contemporaries and explores Caesar’s portrayals via artists and writers in the course of the ages

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Download Roman Conquests: Asia Minor, Syria and Armenia by Richard Evans PDF

By Richard Evans

whereas conquering Greece and Macedonia the Romans defeated an intervention via the Seleucid Empire, the main robust of the Hellenistic states based via Alexander the Great's successors. quickly Roman armies crossed to Asia for the 1st time to hold the conflict to the Seleucids. the following they confronted probably the most subtle armies of the traditional international, advanced from Alexander's all-conquering struggle computer with the unique additions of elephants, scythed chariots and seriously armored cataphract cavalry. The Seleucids additionally possessed an impressive military.

The Roman military defeated the Seleucids on the epic conflict of Magnesia in one hundred ninety BC, which marked the start of an extended decline for Seleucid strength in Asia . This, even if, allowed different states to come back to the fore, such a lot significantly Pontus . within the 1st century BC, Rome 's grip on its Asian provinces used to be shattered by way of the onslaught of Mithridates VI of Pontus, Rome 's so much enduring foe. Mithridates used to be finally conquer, after many Roman reverses, yet those wars in flip resulted in clash with Armenia .

Like the opposite volumes during this sequence, this booklet supplies a transparent narrative of the process those wars, explaining how the Roman warfare computer coped with ambitious new foes and the demanding situations of unusual terrain and weather. This quantity attracts on Dr. Evans' services in learning topography when it comes to historic occasions and particularly his unique learn into the battlefield of Magnesia.

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Download Studies in Ancient Society (Routledge Revivals) by M.I. Finley PDF

By M.I. Finley

Originally released in 1978, this quantity includes articles formerly released within the ancient magazine, Past and Present, ranging over approximately 1000 years of Graeco-Roman heritage. The essays concentration totally on the Roman Empire, reflecting the rise, in British scholarship of the post-war years, of explanatory, ‘structuralist’ experiences of this era in Roman background. the subjects handled comprise Athenian politics, the Roman conquest of the east, violence within the later Roman Republic, the second one Sophistic, and persecutions of the early Christians. The authors have all produced unique experiences, a few that have generated major study by way of different old historians.


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Download Timaeus of Tauromenium and Hellenistic Historiography by Christopher A. Baron PDF

By Christopher A. Baron

Timaeus of Tauromenium (350-260 BC) wrote the authoritative paintings at the Greeks within the Western Mediterranean and used to be vital via his examine into chronology and his impression on Roman historiography. Like just about all the Hellenistic historians, even though, his paintings survives in basic terms in fragments. This publication offers an updated research of his paintings and indicates that either the character of the proof and sleek assumptions approximately old writing within the Hellenistic interval have skewed our therapy and judgement of misplaced historians. For Timaeus, a lot of our facts is preserved within the polemical context of Polybius' e-book 12. once we circulate outdoors that framework and think about the fragments of Timaeus of their right context, we achieve a better appreciation for his approach and his fulfillment, together with his use of polemical invective and his composition of speeches. This has vital implications for our broader realizing of the key traces of Hellenistic historiography.

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Download City and Country in the Ancient World (Leicester-Nottingham by John Rich,Andrew Wallace-Hadrill PDF

By John Rich,Andrew Wallace-Hadrill

the traditional Greco-Roman global was once a global of citie, in a particular feel of groups within which nation-state used to be ruled through city centre.
This quantity of papers written by way of influential archaeologists and historians seeks to assemble the 2 disciplines in exploring the city-country relationship.

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Download Hippolytos (Griechische Dramen) (German Edition) by Euripides,Peter Roth PDF

By Euripides,Peter Roth

Im Drama des Euripides verärgert Hippolytos' Verehrung für die Jagdgöttin Artemis die Liebesgöttin Aphrodite so sehr, dass sie seine Stiefmutter Phaidra in Liebe für Hippolytos entbrennen lässt. Die alte Amme der Phaidra entlockt ihr das Liebesgeständnis und informiert Hippolytos, der sich entsetzt abwendet. Phaidra begeht verzweifelt Selbstmord, hinterlässt aber einen short, in dem sie Hippolytos als Grund ihres Todes angibt. Daraufhin wird er von seinem Vater Theseus verflucht und verbannt; auf der Flucht kommt er durch Aphrodites Eingreifen grausam ums Leben.
Peter Roth legt eine zweisprachige Ausgabe des Hippolytos mit neuer Prosaübersetzung vor. Der ausführliche Kommentar, der keine Griechischkenntnisse voraussetzt, gibt Auskunft zu Sach- und Deutungsfragen; eine ausführliche Einleitung befasst sich mit den Aufführungsbedingungen, dem zugrundeliegenden Mythos, der Sprache und Metrik und allgemeinen Interpretationsfragen.



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Download The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria by Morris Jastrow PDF

By Morris Jastrow

the faith of Babylonia and Assyria
Morris Jastrow, american orientalist and librarian (1861-1921)

This publication offers «The faith of Babylonia and Assyria», from Morris Jastrow. A dynamic desk of contents allows to leap on to the bankruptcy selected.

Table of Contents
- approximately This Book
- Dedication
- Preface
- Introduction
- The Land And The People
- common qualities Of The outdated Babylonian Pantheon
- Babylonian Gods ahead of the times Of Hammurabi
- The Consorts Of The Gods
- Gudea's Pantheon
- Summary
- The Pantheon within the Days Of Hammurabi
- The Gods within the Temple Lists And within the felony And advertisement Documents
- The Minor Gods within the interval Of Hammurabi
- Survivals Of Animism within the Babylonian Religion
- The Assyrian Pantheon
- The Triad And The mixed Invocation Of Deities
- The Neo Babylonian Period
- The spiritual Literature Of Babylonia
- the mystical Texts
- The Prayers And Hymns
- Penitential Psalms
- Oracles And Omens
- quite a few sessions Of Omens
- The Cosmology Of The Babylonians
- The Zodiacal method Of The Babylonians
- The Gilgamesh Epic
- Myths And Legends
- The perspectives Of existence After Death
- The Temples And The Cult
- Conclusion

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