Download E-books La Cité grecque PDF

By Gustave Glotz

Avec los angeles Cité old de Fustel de Coulanges, l. a. Cité grecque de Gustave Glotz reste l'un des plus importants ouvrages écrits sur l. a. société old. Cette superbe synthèse où sont pris en compte aussi bien les faits sociaux que les faits religieux, los angeles psychologie des individus comme les constructions économiques, a marqué d'un sceau indélébile notre photograph de l. a. "cité grecque".

Écrit à l. a. fin des années 1920, à une époque où los angeles démocratie était attaquée par l'idéologie totalitaire, los angeles Cité grecque est un témoignage irremplaçable sur l'école politique de l'humanité qu'a été l'Athènes des Ve et IVe siècles. En voulant faire une histoire totale dépassant le basic alignement des faits, en questionnant le passé à l'aune du présent, Gustave Glotz reste ainsi un de nos maîtres à penser.

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Download E-books Later Greek Literature (Yale Classical Studies) PDF

Less than the Roman Empire Greek literature skilled a renaissance. This flowering of curiosity within the Classics was once partly a revival of the conventional tradition linked to the wonderful earlier and partially a improvement of latest types corresponding to the unconventional, the classical lecture and the erotic letter. This literature has regularly been significantly underrated and the essays during this 1982 quantity of Yale Classical stories have been amassed in an try and draw cognizance to the literary excellence of a few undeservedly ignored authors and to motivate extra readers to take them heavily. because the editors say of their creation: 'nowadays we glance to papyrology for ocasional revelations of interesting new items of old literature, yet there are masterpieces already at the cabinets ready to be noticed'. This booklet may be of curiosity to scholars of Greek literature and old hsitory, particularly to these enthusiastic about post-Hellenistic Greek tradition.

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Download E-books Die Milesier, Band 2: Anaximander und Anaximenes (Traditio Praesocratica, Band 2) PDF

By Georg Wöhrle, Oliver Overwien

Entsprechend der grundlegenden Zielsetzung der Neuedition der vorsokratischen Philosophen in der Editionsreihe Traditio Praesocratica, wesentlich die Überlieferungswege und Überlieferungsintentionen der jeweiligen Zeugnisse zu dokumentieren, ist die variation der ersten milesischen Philosophen des 6. Jh. v. Chr., Thales, Anaximander und Anaximenes, chronologisch angeordnet (von Platon und Aristoteles bis Albertus Magnus). Im zweiten Band der Reihe werden die ca. 500 griechischen, lateinischen, syrischen, arabischen undhebräischen Textzeugnisse zu Anaximander und Anaximenes mit deutscher Übersetzung abgedruckt. Sie sind mit erläuternden Anmerkungen, gegebenenfalls einem kritischen Apparat und vor allem einem Similienapparat versehen, der die jeweiligen Traditionsstränge nachzuvollziehen hilft.

The version of the works of the 3 sixth-century BC Milesian philosophers, Thales, Anaximander and Anaximenes, follows the chronological association (from Plato and Aristotle to Albertus Magnus) of the underlying thought of the hot variation of Pre-Socratic philosophers - that's to rfile their transmission and the intentions at the back of some of the traditions. The Greek, Latin, Syrian, Arabic, and Hebrewtextual facts is gifted including a German translation. The texts are supplemented by means of explanatory footnotes, a serious gear (if acceptable) and, mainly, an equipment directory similia to help the certainty of the branches of transmission. The facts for Thales consists of a complete of a few six hundred references and texts (vol. 1), for the opposite Milesians ofabout 250 every one (vol. 2). huge indices make sure that the volumes are effortless to use.

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Download E-books Polis: An Introduction to the Ancient Greek City-State PDF

By Mogens Herman Hansen

From antiquity until eventually the 19th century, there were forms of country: macro-states, each one dotted with a couple of towns, and areas damaged up into city-states, every one which includes an city middle and its hinterland. A sector settled with interacting city-states constituted a city-state tradition and Polis opens with an outline of the suggestions of urban, country, city-state, and city-state tradition, and a survey of the 37 city-state cultures thus far pointed out. Mogens Herman Hansen presents a completely obtainable creation to the polis (plural: poleis), or historic Greek city-state, which represents via a long way the most important of all city-state cultures. He addresses such subject matters because the emergence of the polis, its measurement and inhabitants, and its political association, starting from well-known poleis corresponding to Athens and Sparta via greater than 1,000 identified examples.

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Download E-books Sophistical Rhetoric in Classical Greece (Studies in Rhetoric/Communication) PDF

By John Poulakos

In Sophistical Rhetoric in Classical Greece, John Poulakos deals a brand new conceptualization of sophistry, explaining its course and form in addition to the explanations why Plato, Isocrates, and Aristotle came upon it objectionable. Poulakos argues right figuring out of sophistical rhetoric calls for a clutch of 3 cultural dynamics of the 5th century B.C.: the good judgment of conditions, the ethic of pageant, and the classy of exhibition. Traced to such phenomena as daily practices, athletic contests, and dramatic performances, those dynamics set the level for the function of sophistical rhetoric in Hellenic tradition and clarify why sophistry has usually been understood as inconsistent, agonistic, and ostentatious. In his dialogue of old responses to sophistical rhetoric, Poulakos observes that Plato, Isocrates, and Aristotle stumbled on sophistry morally reprehensible, politically lifeless, and theoretically incoherent. whilst, they produced their very own model of rhetoric that endorsed moral integrity, political unification, and theoretical coherence. Poulakos explains that those responses and replacement types have been stimulated through a look for suggestions to such ancient difficulties as ethical uncertainty, political instability, and social sickness. Poulakos concludes that sophistical rhetoric was once as worthwhile in its day as its Platonic, Isocratean, and Aristotelian opposite numbers have been in theirs.

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Download E-books Brill's Companion to Herodotus PDF

Herodotus "Histories" may be learn in lots of methods. Their literary characteristics, by no means in dispute, will be extra totally preferred within the mild of contemporary advancements within the examine of pragmatics, narratology, and orality. Their highbrow prestige has been notably reassessed: now not considered as naive and archaic, the "Histories" are actually noticeable as a great deal a fabricated from the highbrow weather in their personal day - not just topic to modern literary, spiritual, ethical and social impacts, yet actively contributing to the nice debates in their time. Their reliability as historic and ethnographic money owed, a question of controversy even in antiquity, is being debated with renewed power and lengthening sophistication. This "Companion" bargains an updated and in-depth evaluation of most of these present methods to Herodotus amazing work."

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Download E-books The Staff of Oedipus: Transforming Disability in Ancient Greece (Corporealities: Discourses Of Disability) PDF

By Martha L. Rose

Ancient Greek photos of incapacity permeate the Western realization: Homer, Teiresias, and Oedipus instantly are evoked. yet The employees of Oedipus appears at incapacity within the historical international throughout the lens of incapacity reviews, and divulges that our interpretations of incapacity within the historic international are usually skewed. those fake assumptions in flip lend weight to modern day discriminatory attitudes towards disability.
Martha L. Rose considers a variety of disabilities and the narratives surrounding them. She examines not just historical literature, but additionally papyrus, skeletal fabric, inscriptions, sculpture, and portray, and attracts upon glossy paintings, together with autobiographies of individuals with disabilities, scientific learn, and theoretical paintings in incapacity reports. Her research uncovers the realities of everyday life for individuals with disabilities in historical Greece and demanding situations the interpretation of the time period adunatos (unable) as "disabled," with all its smooth associations.

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Download E-books Gabinete de curiosidades griegas: Relatos extraños y hechos sorprendentes PDF

By James C. McKeown

El propósito inicial del libro parece ser sobre todo el de sorprendernos y entretenernos con una sucesión de historias y textos sobre los más diversos aspectos de l. a. vida y costumbres de los antiguos griegos, desde las normas de etiqueta en l. a. comida o los métodos para perder peso, hasta los rituales para tener éxito en el sexo; desde l. a. fascinación por el deporte olímpico (¿fue un hombre-lobo el ganador del boxeo en una olimpiada?), hasta los crímenes de los angeles policía secreta de Esparta. Todo ello contado a través de testimonios coetáneos e ilustrado con las imágenes de los angeles vida cotidiana que se nos han conservado en los angeles cerámica antigua. Hasta que de los angeles sorpresa inicial pasamos al descubrimiento de que aquel no period tal vez el mundo admirable que se nos ha hecho creer.

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