Aphrodite und Eros in der antiken Tragödie: Mit Ausblicken auf motivgeschichtlich verwandte Dichtungen

By Ursula Bittrich

Publish 12 months note: First released in 2005
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Aphrodite und Eros - ihr Wesen und Wirken ist richtungweisend für den Handlungsablauf zahlreicher antiker Tragödien. Die Autorin zeigt an ausgewählten Dramen von Aischylos bis Seneca sowie an verwandten Texten vom frühgriechischen Epos bis hin zu Theokrit, Ovid und Nonnos, wie sich das Bild dieser beiden so facettenreichen Gottheiten unter Wahrung bestimmter Konstanten tradiert und gewandelt hat.

Focussing upon a variety of dramas from "Aeschylus" to "Seneca," the writer demonstrates how the pictures of the 2 multifaceted gods, Aphrodite and Eros, were transmitted, whilst that yes positive factors were preserved. The emphasis at the harmful facet of the twofold love gods is proven to be attribute of tragedy

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Life and Letters in the Ancient Greek World (Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies)

From the 1st ‘deadly indicators’ scratched on a wood pill educating the recipient to kill the one that introduced it, to the letters of St Paul to the early Church, this publication examines the variety of letter writing within the old Greek international. Containing wide translated examples from either existence and fiction, it presents a glimpse into the lives of either usual humans and political life.

This complete examine appears to be like at own and personal letters, letters utilized in management and executive, letters used as autos for the dissemination of philosophy and faith, and letters which performed a component within the improvement of numerous literary genres. the way letters have been written and with what fabrics, how they have been brought, and the way it really is that, for sure restricted classes and destinations, such a lot of of them have survived and the way they have been re-discovered.

By putting those letters of their social, political and highbrow contexts, Life and Letters within the historical Greek World attracts recognition to either wide-spread subject matters, reminiscent of younger infantrymen writing domestic from uncomplicated education and the alternative of plant life for a marriage, and extra alien occasions, corresponding to taking away child ladies and offhand attitudes to bereavement.

This first consultant in English to supply remark on this kind of extensive diversity of letters, could be crucial analyzing for an individual attracted to the traditional Greek international.

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Eros and Polis: Desire and Community in Greek Political Theory

By Paul W. Ludwig

Paul Ludwig examines how and why Greek theorists handled political passions as erotic. due to the tiny dimension of historic Greek towns, modern concept and beliefs may well conceive of complete groups according to hope. A recurrent aspiration was once to rework the polity into one nice family that will bind the voters jointly via ties of mutual affection. during this learn, Ludwig evaluates sexuality, love, and civic friendship as assets of political attachment and as bonds of political organization.

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Décadence romaine ou Antiquité tardive ? : IIIe-IVe siècle

By Henri-Irénée Marrou

Décadence romaine ou Antiquité tardive ?Pour décrire les derniers siècles de l’Empire romain, Henri-Irénée Marrou oppose à l’idée de décadence celle, largement optimistic, d’Antiquité tardive. C’est en effet au cours de cette période que l’Europe lègue aux générations futures nombre des associations sur lesquelles repose encore son histoire.Dans ce petit livre posthume, l’auteur a magistralement résumé ses longues années de recherche et de découvertes. Il suggest une réflexion générale sur le passage de l. a. Grèce classique à l’Europe moderne, en abordant des thèmes aussi divers que le rapport entre l’art païen et l’art chrétien, los angeles grandeur de Byzance, le processus de christianisation.Henri-Irénée Marrou (1904-1977)Un des grands historiens de l’Antiquité tardive, spécialiste d’Augustin et de l’augustinisme, qui fut aussi critique musical sous le nom d’Henri Davenson. Il a notamment publié, au Seuil, L’Église de l’Antiquité tardive (1985) et Saint Augustin et l’augustinisme ("Points Sagesses", 2003).

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

By Jules Toutain

Initially released among 1920-70,The heritage of Civilization used to be 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 ancient discovery. the purpose of the final editor, C.K. Ogden, used to be to summarize the freshest findings and theories of historians, anthropologists, archaeologists and sociologists.

This reprinted fabric is accessible as a collection or within the following groupings:
* Prehistory and old 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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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 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 l. a. 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 los angeles 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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Le bouc émissaire

By René Girard

Oedipe est chassé de Thèbes comme responsable du fléau qui s'abat sur los angeles ville. l. a. victime est d'accord avec ses bourreaux. Le malheur est apparu parce qu'il a tué son père et épousé sa mère. Le bouc émissaire think toujours l'illusion persécutrice. Les bourreaux croient à l. a. culpabilité des victimes ; ils sont convaincus, au second de l'apparition de los angeles peste noire au XIVe siècle, que les juifs ont empoisonné les rivières. los angeles chasse aux sorcières implique que juges et accusées croient en l'efficace de los angeles sorcellerie. Les Evangiles gravitent autour de los angeles ardour comme toutes les mythologies du monde mais los angeles victime rejette toutes les illusions persécutrices, refuse le cycle de l. a. violence et du sacré. Le bouc émissaire devient l'agneau de Dieu. Ainsi est détruite à jamais l. a. crédibilité de l. a. représentation mythologique. Nous restons des persécuteurs mais des persécuteurs honteux. "Toute violence désormais révèle ce que révèle los angeles ardour du Christ, l. a. genèse imbécile des idoles sanglantes, de tous les pretend dieux des religions, des politiques, des idéologies."

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Ancient Scepticism (Ancient Philosophies)

By Harald Thorsrud

Scepticism, a philosophical culture that casts doubt on our skill to realize wisdom of the realm and indicates postponing judgment within the face of uncertainty, has been influential for the reason that its beginnings in old Greece. Harald Thorsrud presents an interesting, rigorous advent to the imperative topics, arguments, and basic matters of old Scepticism, from its beginnings with Pyrrho of Elis (ca. 360 B.C. -ca. 270 B.C.) to the writings of Sextus Empiricus within the moment century A.D. Thorsrud explores the variations between Sceptics and examines particularly the separation of the Scepticism of Pyrrho from its later form—Academic Scepticism—the results of its rules being brought into Plato's Academy within the 3rd century B.C. guidance a fair path during the many changes of scholarly opinion surrounding Scepticism, the booklet additionally offers a balanced appraisal of the philosophy's enduring importance through displaying why it continues to be so fascinating and the way historic interpretations fluctuate from smooth ones.

Copub: Acumen Publishing constrained

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A Companion to the Roman Republic

This Companion offers an authoritative and up to date review of Roman Republican historical past because it is at the moment practiced.

  • Highlights fresh advancements, together with archaeological discoveries, clean techniques to textual resources, and the hole up of recent parts of ancient study
  • Retains the drama of the Republic’s upward push and fall
  • Emphasizes not only the facts of texts and actual continues to be, but additionally the types and assumptions that students convey to those artefacts
  • Looks on the position performed via the actual geography and surroundings of Italy
  • Offers a compact yet targeted narrative of army and political advancements from the delivery of the Roman Republic via to the demise of Julius Caesar
  • Discusses present controversies within the field

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