Ancient & Classical

Dante's Lyric Poems

Format: Print Length Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 6.37 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Because the Trojan War remained so potent as story and propaganda, both medieval illuminators and Greek vase-painters represented it as a contemporary conflict. Greek philosophy reached its high point in the careers of three thinkers who lived and worked in Athens, Socrates, Plato and Aristotle. The god killed the giant, and the parts of the giant became the earth. As so often in other matters, Sparta was a notable exception to the rest of Greece, ruled through the whole period by not one, but two hereditary monarchs. [...]

Epigrams (Modern Library Classics)

Format: Print Length Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.46 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Athens became the superpower of her day and, with the most powerful navy, was able to demand tribute from other city states and enforce her wishes. The discrete 'particle' effect of 'Atoms' is caused by the Wave-Centers of Spherical Standing Waves in Space. Manumission, or freeing, of valued slaves was also common. Within a few centuries, the Greeks completely assimilated the native Sicanians, Sicels and Elymians, challenging the Carthaginians for control of Sicily. [...]

I Want Burning: The Ecstatic World of Rumi, Hafiz, and Lalla

Format: Audio CD Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.45 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Similarly, although different words are used, when a remedy needs to be inserted into the vagina – for example, beetles to irritate the womb and bring on a delayed menstrual period – it is wrapped up in wool first. Ancient Greek was the language of Homer and of classical Athenian historians, playwrights, and philosophers. Among these items are tiny ivory carvings of Philip and Alexander � in particular, the Alexander bust is the only known sculpture of Alexander taken during his lifetime. [...]

Dark Dreams (Dark Lady Saga Book Book 1)

Format: Print Length Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.70 MB Downloadable formats: PDF In this technique, a wooden core was overlaid with carved ivory representing flesh, and plates of gold representing clothing. Harris is the author of several books, and most recently edited Mental Disorders in the Classical World, published last summer. To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page. Apollo, when in the company of the Muses, wore in compliment to the modesty of those learned virgins, a long flowing robe, similar to that of females. [...]

The Iliad (English Prose)

Format: Print Length Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 9.57 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The name for computer-driven design is up for grabs. Ancient Greek mathematics contributed many important developments to the field of mathematics, including the basic rules of geometry, the idea of formal mathematical proof, and discoveries in number theory, mathematical analysis, applied mathematics, and approached close to establishing integral calculus. The width was that of the full open arm span. Greek and Roman authorities such as Hippocrates and Galen formed the foundation of the practice of medicine even longer than Greek thought prevailed in philosophy. [...]

The Priapus Poems: EROTIC EPIGRAMS FROM ANCIENT ROME

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 7.44 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Many items are shipped separately, so please allow extra time for these items to arrive. Wealthy landowners were never happy with this arrangement, and some of them secretly conspired with foreign dictators and patiently waited for an opportunity to regain control. Or in understanding those civilizations’ concepts of mental illness in a time when the gods were thought to be involved in everyday life, and hallucinations weren’t something to worry about. [...]

Amores: Essential Latin Love Poetry

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.52 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Review Benita Kane Jaro, The Lock (2002), about Cicero and the events that led to the downfall of the Roman Republic; #2 in the Key trilogy., about a young politician who must choose whether to support Julius Caesar or Pompey the Great in their struggle for power in Rome; #3 in the Key trilogy. Then came fresh fish and meat was the last to be served. Review (1974), about a disgraced centurion's efforts to rescue the kidnapped daughter of a legate while Augustus is ailing and the Empire's future is in doubt. [...]

Delphi Complete Works of Aristophanes (Illustrated) (Delphi

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.52 MB Downloadable formats: PDF With the establishment of the democracy, the assembly became the de jure mechanism of government; all citizens had equal privileges in the assembly. Greek philosophers like Pythagoras tried to figure out the mathematical patterns of music: how music and numbers were related to each other. These colonies played an important role in the spread of Greek influence throughout Europe, and also aided in the establishment of long-distance trading networks between the Greek city-states, boosting the economy of ancient Greece. [...]

The Testament of Cresseid and Seven Fables

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.83 MB Downloadable formats: PDF A lost book, 'Tactics', was on military matters. Editions and other essential bibliography for the musical papyri are conveniently found in the catalogue at West 1992, 277–83. Thessalian likewise had come under Northwest Greek influence, though to a lesser degree. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COMPANY, OR ITS SUBSIDIARIES OR ANY OF THEIR SHAREHOLDERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE (JOINTLY OR SEVERALLY) TO YOU FOR PERSONAL INJURY OR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION OR ANY OTHER COMMERCIAL DAMAGES OR LOSS, WHETHER OR NOT ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGE, AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES, OUR SITE, AND ALL CONTENTS AND SOFTWARE ASSOCIATED THEREWITH. [...]

The Georgics

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.57 MB Downloadable formats: PDF C., painted by the "painter of Berlin" Black-figured column krater, circa 560 B. He also wrote a number of other treatises, including 'On Imitation', 'Commentaries on the Ancient Orators', and 'On the Arrangement of Words'. Graduate teacher of Greek literature (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), Literary editor of publications, Responsible for writing articles about the ancient Olympic Games Images of the ancient Greek Olympic Games blog are taken from the Ancient Greek Olympic Games Comic. [...]