By Henri-Irénée Marrou
Histoire de l'éducation dans l'Antiquité1. Le monde grec« L'éducation homérique, l'éducation spartiate, l. a. pédérastie en tant qu'éducation, l'ancienne éducation athénienne, and so on. Autant d'ensembles bien centrés sur un problème vivant. Rien de stéréotypé. Beaucoup de grosses questions abordées et, sinon résolues, du moins discutées avec pénétration. Pas de pédantisme. Un réel et solide savoir. Le consistent souci de fournir au lecteur le moyen d'en vérifier les resources. D'un mot, un livre éclairant. Capital pour qui veut comprendre, en profondeur, les sociétés de l'Antiquité classique. »Lucien FebvreHenri-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'Eglise de l'Antiquité tardive (1985) et Saint Augustin et l'augustinisme (2003).
By Catherine Osborne
This precise ebook demanding situations the conventional contrast among eros, the affection present in Greek proposal, and agape, the affection attribute of Christianity. concentrating on a few vintage texts, together with Plato's Symposium and Lysis, Aristotle's Ethics and Metaphysics,, and recognized passages in Gregory of Nyssa, Origen, Dionysius the Areopagite, Plotinus, Augustine, and Thomas Aquinas, the writer exhibits that Plato's account of eros isn't based on self-interest. during this approach, she restores where of erotic love as a Christian motif, and unravels a few longstanding confusions in philosophical discussions of love.
Includes 34 essays from major students in historical past, classics, philosophy, and political technology to light up Greek and Roman political inspiration in all its range and intensity.
- Offers a vast survey of historic political concept from Archaic Greece via overdue Antiquity
- Approaches historic political philosophy from either a normative and old focus
- Examines Greek and Roman political inspiration inside of ancient context and modern debate
- Explores the function of historic political suggestion in a number philosophies, comparable to the person and group, human rights, faith, and cosmopolitanism
By Luca Asmonti
This quantity provides quite a lot of literary and epigraphic assets at the heritage of the world's first democracy, supplying a accomplished survey of the major issues and rules of Athenian democratic tradition. starting with the legendary origins of Athenian democracy below Theseus and describing the ancient improvement of Athens' democratic associations via Solon's reforms to the start of democracy below Cleisthenes, the e-book addresses the broader cultural and social repercussions of the democratic procedure, concluding with a survey of Athenian democracy within the Hellenistic and Roman age. All assets are provided in translation with complete annotation and observation and every bankruptcy opens with an creation to supply heritage and path for readers. assets comprise fabric by means of Aristotle, Homer, Aristophanes, Herodotus, Thucydides, Cicero, Tacitus etc. the amount additionally comprises an Az of keywords, an annotated bibliography with feedback for additional interpreting within the fundamental resources in addition to glossy severe works on Athenian democracy, and a whole index.
By Antonis K. Petrides
This publication argues that New Comedy has a much richer functionality texture than has formerly been recognized. providing shut readings of the entire significant performs of Menander, it indicates how intertextuality - the sustained discussion of latest Comedy functionality with the varied ideological, philosophical, literary and theatrical discourses of latest polis tradition - is important in growing semantic intensity and hence offsetting the influence that the plots are simplistic love tales without political or ideological resonances. It additionally explores how the visible point of the performs ('opsis') is simply as very important as any verbal technique of signification - a phenomenon termed 'intervisuality', studying specifically intensity the ways that the masks can infuse quite a few platforms of reference into the play. mask just like the panchrēstos neaniskos (the 'all-perfect youth'), for instance, are actually packed with which means; therefore, with their ideologically marked physiognomies, they are often robust instigators of literary and cultural allusion.
By Brooke Holmes
The Symptom and the Subject takes an in-depth examine how the actual physique first emerged within the West as either an item of information and a mysterious a part of the self. starting with Homer, relocating via classical-era scientific treatises, and shutting with experiences of early moral philosophy and Euripidean tragedy, this publication rewrites the normal tale of the increase of body-soul dualism in old Greece. Brooke Holmes demonstrates that because the physique (sôma) grew to become a topic of actual inquiry, it decisively replaced historic Greek principles concerning the which means of discomfort, the soul, and human nature.
through project a brand new exam of organic and scientific facts from the 6th via fourth centuries BCE, Holmes argues that it used to be largely via altering interpretations of signs that folks started to understand the actual physique with the senses and the brain. as soon as attributed basically to social brokers like gods and daemons, signs started to be defined by way of physicians by way of the actual elements hidden contained in the individual. Imagining a daemonic house contained in the individual yet mostly lower than the brink of feeling, those physicians helped to significantly remodel what it intended for people to be susceptible, and ushered in a brand new ethics situated at the accountability of taking good care of the self.
The Symptom and the Subject highlights with clean significance how classical Greek discoveries made attainable new and deeply influential methods of pondering the human subject.
A spouse to meals within the historic World provides a accomplished review of the cultural features when it comes to the creation, guidance, and intake of foods and drinks in antiquity.
• presents an updated evaluation of the learn of nutrients within the historic world
• Addresses all points of foodstuff creation, distribution, instruction, and intake in the course of antiquity
• good points unique scholarship from one of the most influential North American and ecu experts in Classical heritage, historic background, and archaeology
• Covers a large geographical diversity from Britain to old Asia, together with Egypt and Mesopotamia, Asia Minor, areas surrounding the Black Sea, and China
• Considers the relationships of meals relating to historical nutrition, food, philosophy, gender, type, faith, and more
By John Sellars
By David Sider, Dirk Obbink
This quantity comprises the complaints of a convention at the Presocratic philosophers Pythagoras and Heraclitus. Investigated by way of a workforce of overseas students are key difficulties in doxography, Pythagorean groups, emblems, concord, psychology, flux, quantity concept, ethics, and theology. Designed for all scholars of old philosophy, this quantity will spur extra investigations into those cardinal matters of early Greek clinical thinkers.
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Martin West is well known as essentially the most major classicists of all time. Over approximately part a century his courses have remodeled our knowing of Greek poetry. This quantity celebrates his success with twenty-five papers on diversified parts of the topic which he has illuminated, written by means of distinct students from 4 continents. it's also West's Balzan Prize reputation speech, 'Forward into the Past', during which he explains his method of literary scholarship, and a whole bibliography of his educational publications.