Ancient & Classical

Troilus and Criseyde (Oxford World's Classics)

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.56 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Anne Rice, Christ the Lord: The Road to Cana (2008), about the young Jesus at the beginning of his ministry; #2 in the planned Christ the Lord trilogy. Gregorio Paniagua and Atrium Musicae de Madrid. The Athenian Agora: Since 1931, the American School of Classical Studies in Athens has been excavating this civic heart of ancient Athens, which witnessed momentous events including the trial of Socrates. Sometimes he argued, contrary to the Stoic view, that the sage would in fact assent to non-kataleptic impressions and thus that he was liable to error (Luc. 67); for he might form opinions even in the absence of katalepsis (Luc. 78). [...]

The Flower and the Leaf

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.09 MB Downloadable formats: PDF A growing population and shortage of land also seems to have created internal strife between the poor and the rich in many city-states. This is why Greece is often known as the Cradle of Western Civilization. We should note, however, that he also believed that the whole universe of material things is alive, and that animals, plants, and even metals have souls -- an idea called panpsychism. In terms of labels affixed to people of Late Antiquity, 6th century figures Boethius and Justinian are two of the "last of the Roman..." whatevers. [...]

Latin Poetry: Before and After

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.14 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Pythagoras is credited with a number of geometric proofs, most notably the pythagorian theorum: The sum of the squares of the two sides of a right triangle is equal to the square of the hypotenuse. Of the works of earlier writers, only some plays by Aristophanes exist. Achilles' heel or Achilles' tendon also derives from Greek mythology. The name for this particular short cloak mostly worn as a short military cloak by young men or horsemen was a Greek chlamys. Traditionally, the emperor was thought to descent from her. [...]

Lacunae: 100 Imagined Ancient Love Poems

Format: Print Length Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.69 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The oil used was pure olive oil sometimes mixed with oleaster oil. Malcolm Schofield (1991: 103) has argued that this development “mediates the transition from republicanism to natural law theory,” so bequeathing a crucial resource to early modern thinkers who sought to construct new versions of the latter; under the emperors, Hellenistic theories of monarchy would also gain a new lease on life. [...]

Baudelaire, His Prose and Poetry

Format: Print Length Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.40 MB Downloadable formats: PDF C.) is the earliest figure in ancient Greek skepticism. on record. The citizen “shares in the administration of justice, and in offices” (III.1, 1275a23–24). This is a simple denial that X is always and invariably F, though of course X may be F in some cases. And I will do this to everyone that I meet, young or old, foreigner or fellow citizen, but especially to you my fellow citizens, as you are closer to me in kinship. [...]

Sacred Poetry & Mystical Messages: To Change Your Life & The

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 6.51 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Further eroding the population demographic. The peltast warrior, armed with short javelins and more lightly-armoured than the hoplite became a mobile and dangerous threat to the slower moving hoplites. On the other hand, if you expect to learn one and be automatically equipped to read the other, you'll have plenty of linguistic obstacles to overcome. Mythical links between one city and another were maintained and exploited throughout all periods by a process which has been felicitously called “kinship diplomacy.” The most common such link was that between mother and daughter city and involved the stressing of shared ancestry—that is, common descent from some mythical hero or founder figure. [...]

THE SEVEN GOLDEN ODES OF ARABIA (The Mu'allaqat)

Format: Print Length Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 9.30 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The British Museum site is full of interactive tours, simulations, and games to make the study of Ancient Greece enticing for kids. Furthermore, by posting any Response on our site, submitting a Response to us, or in responding to questionnaires, you grant us a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free irrevocable license, including the right to sublicense such right, and right to display, use, reproduce or modify the Response submitted in any media, software or technology of any kind now existing or developed in the future. [...]

Selections from the Carmina Burana: A New Verse Translation

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 7.72 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Of course, all of this is Very Controversial, and opinions do vary. Ancient Greek Culture was such that a high priority was placed upon healthy lifestyles, this despite Ancient Greece being much different to the Greece of the modern World This site provides information about Greek sculpture, painting, pottery, music,poetry, theatre, and literature. Sparta A printable chart that compares society and government in Athens and Sparta. Greek becomes the lingua franca far beyond Greece itself, and Hellenistic culture interacts with the cultures of Persia, Central Asia, India and Egypt. [...]

Decimus Actaurus

Format: Print Length Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 7.03 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Though over the centuries many speculate what exactly the plague that hit Athens was, it was in 2005 that typhoid was identified by studying teeth recovered from an ancient cemetery in Kerameikos, Greece. These civilizations are approached through courses in history, language and literature, archeology and art, anthropology, religion and myth, technology, law, and philosophy. Question: What do we know about the typical Athenian citizen's attitude toward magic? The big cats are the only cats with the ability to roar, it marks them out as something unique. [...]

Complete Poetical Works of Algernon Charles Swinburne

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 9.75 MB Downloadable formats: PDF They are sometime referred to as the “Red Huns”. A good sized South Italian red-figure ceramic bell krater with loop handles, a pedestal base, bell-shaped body and broad everted rim. What is great is that you can great value as these types of coins are not popularized in places such as the antiques roadshow or pawn stars. Louis de Wohl, The Living Wood (1947), about Helena, the mother of Constantine the Great, her conversion to Christianity, and her search for the cross on which Jesus was crucified; Christian message. (1950), about Emperor Julian, who tried to revive paganism after the two previous emperors had made Christianity Rome's official religion. [...]