By Raimund Schulz
By Seneca,Peter J. Anderson
outstanding for, between different issues, their portrait of a providential universe and protection of the lifetime of advantage, the 9 dialogues integrated during this quantity illustrate the deeply intertwined cosmological and ethical arguments of old Rome’s leader philosophical replacement to Epicureanism and educational Skepticism.
Peter J. Anderson's new translation conveys the special personality of Seneca's variety, whereas striving for accuracy and consistency in its renderings of key words. His creation discusses the dialogues as artistic endeavors and situates them within the context of old Stoic philosophy in addition to the broader philosophical scene. Notes and a word list also are included.
By The Producers of Ancient Aliens
The first authentic better half e-book to heritage® network’s hit sequence Ancient Aliens®: a robust trip via human historical past that explores interesting unanswered questions on the origins of our civilizations. With a foreword via sequence writer, Kevin Burns.
Millions of individuals worldwide think we now have been visited some time past by way of aliens. What if it have been actual? And if this is the case, what if there have been clues left at the back of? each one week, millions of audience song in to the wildly renowned Ancient Aliens® tv sequence to hunt perception into these very questions—and to turn into a part of an exhilarating, probing exploration of the mysteries on the middle of worldwide civilizations.
The first professional significant other ebook to the hit express, Ancient Aliens® takes readers even deeper into the mysteries that experience made the exhibit a popular culture phenomenon. full of interesting insights and behind-the scenes tales from the show’s creators and best specialists in historical alien thought, the publication explores the foremost questions on the center of the series:
- Who have been they?
- Why did they come?
- What did they depart behind?
- Where did they go?
- Will they return?
Transporting readers around the world, Ancient Aliens® explores the attention-grabbing enigmas and mysterious artifacts our ancestors left in the back of, from really good items to amazingly exact historical maps; from the good Pyramid of Giza and stone megaliths at Gobekli Tepe to the Nazca Plains and mysterious buildings of Puma Punku.
Accompanied by means of lavish 4-color images all through, the ebook permits armchair archaeologists to ascertain the proof up shut for the 1st time. either the ultimate-fan publication and the correct reward for readers new to the express, Ancient Aliens® is a compelling trip throughout the mysteries of our old civilizations and the potential of alien impression on our cultures.
By Ellen Stickel
By Martijn Icks
Äußerst lebendig schildert Martijn Icks das Leben Elagabals. Er geht mit seiner Studie weit über die klassische Kaiserbiografie hinaus, indem er das Wesen religiöser Anschauungen, Kultur und Ethnizität, die Präsentation des kaiserlichen Bildes und die Reaktion darauf einbezieht.
By Hans Beck
This accomplished quantity info the range of constitutions and kinds of governing our bodies within the old Greek world.
- A selection of unique scholarship on historic Greek governing constructions and institutions
- Explores the a number of manifestations of nation motion through the Greek world
- Discusses the evolution of presidency from the Archaic Age to the Hellenistic interval, historical typologies of presidency, its numerous branches, ideas and tactics and geographical regions of governance
- Creates a special synthesis at the spatial and memorial connotations of presidency by way of combining the most recent institutional study with newer tendencies in cultural scholarship
By Clifford Ando,Jörg Rüpke
The public/private contrast is key to trendy theories of the kin, faith and non secular freedom, and country energy, but it has had diversified salience, and been understood in a different way, from position to put and time to time. the amount brings jointly essays from a world array of specialists in legislation and faith, with a view to learn the public/private contrast in comparative viewpoint. The essays specialize in the cultures and religions of the traditional Mediterranean, within the formative sessions of Greece and Rome and the religions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. specific cognizance is given to the personal workout of faith, the relation among public norms and personal existence, and the department among private and non-private area and where of faith therein.
By N. Wyatt
By Marshall Klarfeld
By Jeremaih McCall
While Hollywood interpetations of Classical conflict proceed to spark curiosity in historic battle, to informal audience and severe lovers alike in addition they spark a number of questions on authenticity. What does Hollywood get correct and unsuitable approximately guns, association, strategies and the adventure of wrestle? Did the Spartans fairly struggle clad in simple terms of their underpants and did the Persians have mysterious, silver-masked assassins of their armies? This unique publication discusses the advantages of conflict scenes in chosen videos and alongside the way in which provides the reader an attractive evaluate of historical conflict. it's going to attract the intense pupil of historical conflict, motion picture buffs and everybody in between.