Archive For The “Ancient” Category
By Manfred Landfester
Ob Homer, Hesiod, Aischylos oder Sappho, ob Plautus, Sallust, Tacitus oder Marc Aurel - sie haben mit ihren Werken Meilensteine der Literaturgeschichte gesetzt. Der Band verzeichnet für etwa 500 Hauptwerke der griechischen und lateinischen Literatur die wichtigen Daten der Überlieferungs- und Editionsgeschichte. Nach einem festen Raster mit Rubriken liefert das Nachschlagewerk alle Detailinformationen von einer Kurzcharakteristik über Papyri, wichtige Handschriften und Erstausgaben bis zu den aktuellen Textausgaben und Übersetzungen sowie Standardkommentaren. Unverzichtbar für Quellenstudium und Textanalyse. Darauf hat die Wissenschaft gewartet.
By Francesco Menotti
The opportunity discovery in 1854 of a prehistoric lake village on Lake Zurich brought on what we now name the 'lake-dwelling phenomenon'. 100 and fifty years of study and lively educational disputes have reworked the phenomenon into the most trustworthy assets of knowledge in wetland archaeology. This definitive quantity offers an outline of the improvement of lake village stories, explores the effect of a number of medical ideas at the settlements and considers how the general public can relate to this evocative and intriguing department of archaeology. It explains how the multidisciplinary learn context has considerably more suitable our wisdom of prehistoric wetland groups, from an environmental in addition to a cultural viewpoint.
By Professor Aziz Al-Azmeh
In keeping with epigraphic and different fabric facts in addition to extra conventional literary resources and significant assessment of the wide suitable scholarship, this booklet provides a finished and leading edge reconstruction of the increase of Islam as a faith and imperial polity. It reassesses the improvement of the imperial monotheism of the hot Rome, and considers the heritage of the Arabs as a vital part of overdue Antiquity, together with Arab ethnogenesis and the emergence of what used to be to develop into Muslim monotheism, related with the emergence of alternative monotheisms from polytheistic structures. issues mentioned contain the emergence and improvement of the Muhammadan polity and its new cultic deity and linked ritual, the structure of the Muslim canon, and the advance of early Islam as an imperial faith. meant mostly for students of past due Antiquity, Islamic experiences and the background of religions, the booklet opens up many novel instructions for destiny learn.
By Colin Renfrew, John F. Cherry
13 prime archaeologists have contributed to this cutting edge research of the socio-political strategies - significantly imitation, pageant, battle, and the trade of fabric items and data - that may be saw inside early advanced societies, quite these simply rising into statehood. the typical goal is to give an explanation for the extraordinary formal similarities that exist among associations, ideologies and fabric is still in various cultures characterized by means of self reliant political centres but to be introduced below the keep an eye on of a unmarried, unified jurisdiction. a massive assertion of the conceptual method is via ten case experiences from a large choice of occasions and locations, together with Minoan Crete, early historical Greece and Japan, the vintage Maya, the yankee Mid - west within the Hopewellian interval, Europe within the Early Bronze Age and Early Iron Age, and the British Isles within the overdue Neolithic.
By Nicholas David
Ethnoarchaeology in motion is the 1st and basically accomplished learn of ethnoarchaeology, the ethnographic research of dwelling cultures from archaeological views, and is designed for senior undergraduates and above in archaeology and anthropology. Its geographical insurance is worldwide and the booklet contains correct concept, useful suggestion relating to fieldwork, and whole topical insurance of the self-discipline. serious discussions of various case reviews make this a truly readable ebook. it truly is illustrated with a number of figures and pictures of many top ethnoarchaeologists in motion.
By John Bartlett
First released in 1855, BARTLETT'S generic QUOTATIONS has been thoroughly up to date and revised for the 17th variation via Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Justin Kaplan. This seventeenth variation, below Kaplan's correct course, includes over 20,000 quotations, representing 2,500 authors, ninety of whom are new to BARTLETT'S. New comers contain invoice Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Tony Kushner, Tammy Wynette, Margaret Atwood, Mary Oliver, Maya Angelou, Frank O'Hara, Martin Amis, Kingsley Amis, mom Teresa, Jacques Cousteau, Rudolph Giuliani, Alfred Hitchcock, L. M. Montgomery, Eric Ambler, Jerry Seinfeld, J.K. Rowling, Katharine Graham, and Emma Goldman. With quotations provided in chronological order, within the well-known BARTLETT'S culture, BARTLETT'S supplies the reader an unlimited landscape of the area, from the traditional Egyptians to the newest motion picture, from the inspirational and the gorgeous to the sardonic and the downright humorous.
By Julian Thomas
This booklet employs modern theoretical views to enquire the Neolithic interval in southern britain. it's a absolutely remodeled version of the author's Rethinking the Neolithic (1991).
By William Harris
Scientists, historians and archaeologists are ultimately commencing to collaborate heavily on stories of the long term background of our environment. The fruit of a world convention held in Rome in 2011, the traditional Mediterranean setting among technological know-how and historical past brings jointly scientists and students who're attracted to the interplay in their a number of disciplines in addition to in particular difficulties reminiscent of the consequences of weather swap and different environmental components on ancient advancements and occasions, the assets of the power and gasoline utilized in historical civilizations, and the consequences of people at the lands round the Mediterranean. the gathering balances wide Mediterranean-wide reports and tightly targeted experiences of specific areas in Italy and Jordan.
By Robert Morstein-Marx
Analyzing how public political discourse motivated the distribution of energy among the Senate and other people within the overdue Roman Republic (133-42 BC), this paintings analyzes comprehensively the "ideology" of Republican mass oratory. Robert Morstein-Marx analyzes it in the institutional, ancient and actual contexts of the general public conferences within which those speeches have been heard. Morstein-Marx emphasizes the perpetual negotiation and replica of energy via conversation.