Lalies

Titre : Lalies
Auteur :
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ISBN-13 : UOM:39015029402677
Libération : 1980

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Quid

Titre : Quid
Auteur :
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : STANFORD:36105216804794
Libération : 1986

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The elephant in the Greek and Roman world

Titre : The elephant in the Greek and Roman world
Auteur : Howard Hayes Scullard
Éditeur : Cornell Univ Pr
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015035759219
Libération : 1974-11

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Howard Hayes Scullard A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de The elephant in the Greek and Roman world Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

A History of the Ptolemaic Empire

Titre : A History of the Ptolemaic Empire
Auteur : Günther Hölbl
Éditeur : Routledge
ISBN-13 : 9781135119836
Libération : 2013-02-01

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This compelling narrative provides the only comprehensive guide in English to the rise and decline of Ptolemaic rule in Egypt over three centuries - from the death of Alexander in 323 BC to the tragic deaths of Antony and Cleopatra in 30 BC. The skilful integration of material from a vast array of sources allows the reader to trace the political and religious development of one of the most powerful empires of the ancient eastern Mediterranean. It shows how the success of the Ptolemies was due in part to their adoption of many features of the Egyptian Pharaohs who preceded them - their deification and funding of cults and temples throughout Egypt.

Ancient Literacy

Titre : Ancient Literacy
Auteur : William V. HARRIS
Éditeur : Harvard University Press
ISBN-13 : 0674033817
Libération : 1991

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W. V. Harris provides the first thorough exploration of the levels, types, and functions of literacy in the classical world, from the invention of the Greek alphabet about 800 B.C. down to the fifth century A.D.

Thundering Zeus

Titre : Thundering Zeus
Auteur : Frank Lee Holt
Éditeur : Univ of California Press
ISBN-13 : 0520920090
Libération : 1999-03-31

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"Thundering Zeus" uses an innovative, interdisciplinary approach to resolve one of the greatest puzzles in all of Hellenistic history. This book explores the remarkable rise of a Greek-ruled kingdom in ancient Bactria (modern Afghanistan) during the third century B.C. Diodotus I and II, whose dynasty emblazoned its coins with the dynamic image of Thundering Zeus, led this historic movement by breaking free of the Seleucid Empire and building a strong independent state in Central Asia. The chronology and crises that defined their reigns have been established here for the first time, and Frank Holt sets this new history into the larger context of Hellenistic studies.The best sources for understanding Hellenistic Bactria are archaeological, and they include a magnificent trove of coins. In addition to giving a history of Bactria, "Thundering Zeus" provides a catalog of these coins, as well as an introduction to the study of numismatics itself. Holt presents this fascinating material with the precision and acuity of a specialist and with the delight of an admirer, providing an up-to-date full catalog of known Diodotid coinage, and illustrating twenty-three coins.This succinct, energetic narrative thunders across the history of Hellenistic Bactria, exhuming coins, kingdoms, and customs as it goes. The result is a book that is both a history and a history of discovery, with much to offer those interested in ancient texts, archaeology, and coins.

Hier Kal

Titre : Hier Kal
Auteur : Folkert T. Van Straten
Éditeur : BRILL
ISBN-13 : 9004102922
Libération : 1995

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This volume deals with the depictions of animal sacrifice from ancient Greece, full catalogues of which are included. The relevant aspects of Greek sacrifice are studied on the basis of an analysis and interpretation of these representations, combined with the pertinent textual data.

Brill s Companion to Ancient Geography

Titre : Brill s Companion to Ancient Geography
Auteur : Serena Bianchetti
Éditeur : BRILL
ISBN-13 : 9789004284715
Libération : 2015-11-23

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Brill's Companion to Ancient Geography is the first collection of studies on historical geography of the ancient world that focuses on topics considered crucial for understanding the development of geographical thought.

Exploring Ancient Skies

Titre : Exploring Ancient Skies
Auteur : David H. Kelley
Éditeur : Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN-13 : 1441976248
Libération : 2011-02-16

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Exploring Ancient Skies brings together the methods of archaeology and the insights of modern astronomy to explore the science of astronomy as it was practiced in various cultures prior to the invention of the telescope. The book reviews an enormous and growing body of literature on the cultures of the ancient Mediterranean, the Far East, and the New World (particularly Mesoamerica), putting the ancient astronomical materials into their archaeological and cultural contexts. The authors begin with an overview of the field and proceed to essential aspects of naked-eye astronomy, followed by an examination of specific cultures. The book concludes by taking into account the purposes of ancient astronomy: astrology, navigation, calendar regulation, and (not least) the understanding of our place and role in the universe. Skies are recreated to display critical events as they would have appeared to ancient observers--events such as the supernova of 1054 A.D., the "lion horoscope," and the Star of Bethlehem. Exploring Ancient Skies provides a comprehensive overview of the relationships between astronomy and other areas of human investigation. It will be useful as a reference for scholars and as a text for students in both astronomy and archaeology, and will be of compelling interest to readers who seek a broad understanding of our collective intellectual history.

The Republic

Titre : The Republic
Auteur : By Plato
Éditeur : BookRix
ISBN-13 : 9783736801462
Libération : 2017-05-22

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The Republic is a Socratic dialogue, written by Plato around 380 BCE, concerning the definition of justice, the order and character of the just city-state and the just man. The dramatic date of the dialogue has been much debated and though it must take place some time during the Peloponnesian War, "there would be jarring anachronisms if any of the candidate specific dates between 432 and 404 were assigned". It is Plato's best-known work and has proven to be one of the most intellectually and historically influential works of philosophy and political theory. In it, Socrates along with various Athenians and foreigners discuss the meaning of justice and examine whether or not the just man is happier than the unjust man by considering a series of different cities coming into existence "in speech", culminating in a city (Kallipolis) ruled by philosopher-kings; and by examining the nature of existing regimes. The participants also discuss the theory of forms, the immortality of the soul, and the roles of the philosopher and of poetry in society.