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Kai Brodersen,Bernhard Zimmermann's Antike Mythologie (German Edition) PDF

By Kai Brodersen,Bernhard Zimmermann

ISBN-10: 3476021165

ISBN-13: 9783476021168

Von Achilleus bis Zeus, von Altar bis Zauberpapyri - in über 1.000 Artikeln werden die mythologischen Figuren der griechischen und römischen Antike und die wichtigsten Mythographen und ihre Werke ebenso lebendig wie die antike faith und Religiosität.

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Download PDF by Ssu-ma Ch'ien,Chiu Ming Chan,Hans van Ess,William H., Jr.: The Grand Scribe's Records: Volume X: The Memoirs of Han

By Ssu-ma Ch'ien,Chiu Ming Chan,Hans van Ess,William H., Jr. Nienhauser,Thomas D. Noel,Marc Nürnberger,Jakob Pöllath,Andreas Siegl,Lianlian Wu

ISBN-10: 0253019311

ISBN-13: 9780253019318

In The Grand Scribe’s files: quantity X, readers can stick with Ssu-ma Qian’s depiction of the later years of the reign of Emperor Wu of the Han (r. 140–87 BC). the quantity starts off with 4 chapters describing the Han’s makes an attempt to subdue states north, east, south and west of the empire. the following lengthy biography of Ssu-ma Hsiang-ju (179–117) offers one of many era’s significant literary figures who got here to oppose the Emperor’s pricey army campaigns opposed to those states. it really is by way of an both prolonged portrayal of Liu An (d. 122), King of Huai-nan, who was once obvious as an inner risk and compelled to dedicate suicide. the ultimate chapters recount narratives of the perfect officers (all predating the Han) and the Confucians the Emperor championed.

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Download PDF by David Braund: Ruling Roman Britain: Kings, Queens, Governors and Emperors

By David Braund

ISBN-10: 0415008042

ISBN-13: 9780415008044

ISBN-10: 0415620147

ISBN-13: 9780415620147

during this booklet, David Braund deals a considerably diverse viewpoint upon the background of Roman Britain. He concentrates upon the literary facts, which has been studied to a lesser quantity than archaeology lately. shut realization to the Greek and Roman assets permits the development of a brand new method of Roman Britain, its background and its archaeology. For the 1st time, monarchy is pointed out as a key factor within the heritage of Roman Britain.

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The Geographic Mysteries of Sir Francis Bacon by Bradbury Lindahl PDF

By Bradbury Lindahl

ISBN-10: 1523601035

ISBN-13: 9781523601035

This e-book examines the effect and philosophy of Sir Francis Bacon within the improvement of Canada and the USA. Mysteries like Oak Island can have been contrived to tell us the reality of this ancient move and method of inspiration. Descendants of unique Knights Templar and descendants of Sir Francis Bacon looked as if it would play a job within the improvement of North the USA that incorporated a hidden hand. Many locations demonstrate the imagery and culture of Sir Francis Bacon inlcuding Oak Island, Williamsburg, The Newport Tower, and Charleston South Carolina. The overseas Peace backyard at the border of the U.S. and Canada may well carry the entire secrets and techniques during this geographic scheme that monitors the entire tenets of the traditional notion of the Axis Mundi. Bacon's impact even extends to the payment of the west and Gold Rush period California with direct Bacon descendants interested by some of these places.

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David M. Pritchard's Public Spending and Democracy in Classical Athens (Ashley PDF

By David M. Pritchard

ISBN-10: 0292772033

ISBN-13: 9780292772038

ISBN-10: 1477311343

ISBN-13: 9781477311349

In his On the consideration of Athens, Plutarch complained that the Athenian humans spent extra at the creation of dramatic fairs and "the misfortunes of Medeas and Electras than they did on retaining their empire and scuffling with for his or her liberty opposed to the Persians." This view of the Athenians' lost priorities turned orthodoxy with the e-book of August Böckh's 1817 booklet Die Staatshaushaltung der Athener [The Public economic climate of Athens], which criticized the classical Athenian dēmos for spending extra on gala's than on wars and for levying unjust taxes to pay for his or her bloated govt. yet have been the Athenians' priorities rather as lost as historical and sleek historians believed?

Drawing on traces of facts now not on hand in Böckh's time, Public Spending and Democracy in Classical Athens calculates the true expenditures of faith, politics, and warfare to settle the long-standing debate approximately what the traditional Athenians valued so much hugely. David M. Pritchard explains that, in Athenian democracy, citizens had complete keep watch over over public spending. once they voted for a invoice, they consistently knew its rate and what sort of they more often than not spent on such money owed. consequently, the sums they selected to spend on gala's, politics, and the militia mirrored the order of the priorities they'd set for his or her nation. by means of calculating those sums, Pritchard convincingly demonstrates that it used to be no longer faith or politics yet warfare that used to be the overriding precedence of the Athenian people.

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Get Medieval Maritime Warfare PDF

By Charles D. Stanton

ISBN-10: 1781592519

ISBN-13: 9781781592519

Following the autumn of Rome, the ocean is more and more the degree upon which the human fight of western civilization is performed out. In a global of few roads and nice affliction, the ocean is the medium on which strength is projected and wealth sought. but this stressed interval within the background of maritime war has hardly been studied – it truly is little recognized or even much less understood. Charles Stanton makes use of an leading edge and regarding method of describe this attention-grabbing yet overlooked part of ecu medieval heritage. He depicts the advance of maritime war from the tip of the Roman Empire to the sunrise of the Renaissance, detailing the wars waged within the Mediterranean by means of the Byzantines, Muslims, Normans, Crusaders, the Italian maritime republics, Angevins and Aragonese in addition to these fought in northern waters through the Vikings, English, French and the Hanseatic League. This pioneering examine should be compelling studying for everybody drawn to medieval battle and maritime history.

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New PDF release: La Trilogie des Origines I - Le Grand Cataclysme (French

By Albert Slosman

ISBN-10: 1911417185

ISBN-13: 9781911417187

Le Grand Cataclysme est los angeles narration de l'histoire des Ancêtres des premiers Pêr-Ahâ (devenu Pharaon en phonétique grecque) hiéroglyphes qui signifient "Descendants-de-l'Aîné".

Ahâ pourrait se dire en phonétique française "Adam", et de fait, les Annales chronologiques gravées sur les murs des premiers temples de Haute-Égypte, ou peintes sur les rouleaux de cuir des diverses salles des information des "Maisons-de-Vie", racontent los angeles vie d'un peuple en partant de cet "Aîné" : l'Ahâ.

Leur continent s'appelait Ahâ-Men-Ptah (devenu Atlantide par l. a. grâce de Platon), et dont los angeles traduction est "Dieu-y-coucha-son-Aîné".

C'est toute l'histoire du monothéisme de ce continent d'Ahâ-Men-Ptah que détaille Le Grand Cataclysme, automobile en plusieurs millénaires, le peuple "Descendant-de-l'Ainé" perdit de vue son origine et se prit lui-même pour Dieu. Ce qui s'acheva par l'engloutissement du continent édénique à los angeles suite d'un poor bouleversement géologique, il y a 12 000 ans, et sur lequel les récits ne manquent pas. Les rescapés se chargèrent d'en instituer l. a. crainte.

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Download e-book for iPad: Verwandtschaft, Name und soziale Ordnung (300-1000) by Steffen / Ubl, Karl Patzold

By Steffen / Ubl, Karl Patzold

ISBN-10: 3110345781

ISBN-13: 9783110345780

The social transformation of the Roman global is a hugely topical and much-discussed topic between historians. the significance of kinship during this epochal approach has been principally ignored previously. This compendium seeks to shut this hole by means of interpreting the function of kinship in reworking the social order. It considerably expands our standpoint at the epochal upheaval among overdue antiquity and the center ages.

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Download e-book for iPad: Das Altertum (Grundkurs Geschichte) (German Edition) by Karen Piepenbrink

By Karen Piepenbrink

ISBN-10: 3170255681

ISBN-13: 9783170255685

Dieser Band behandelt die "klassische" Antike, d.h. die griechische und römische Geschichte von der mykenischen Zeit Griechenlands bis zum Untergang des weströmischen Reiches 476. Im Vordergrund stehen die Grundzüge der politischen und der Verfassungsgeschichte, die in enger Verzahnung mit der gesellschaftlichen, wirtschaftlichen und kulturellen Entwicklung präsentiert werden.
Durch die geschickte Verknüpfung von textual content, Bildern, Karten und Graphiken werden wichtige Zusammenhänge anschaulich und verständlich.

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Read e-book online Lernen und Leiden: Schule im Alten Rom (German Edition) PDF

By Karl-Wilhelm Weeber

ISBN-10: 3806228957

ISBN-13: 9783806228953

Ein vom Marktplatz abgetrennter Bretterverschlag, earrings herum Fußgängerstaus und Verkehrsgewühl, kläffende Hunde, neugierige Passanten, die kurz stehen bleiben und die gegen den Krach ankämpfende Stentorstimme des Lehrers: Schule im alten Rom battle offenkundig etwas anders als Schule heute. Es gab keine Schulpflicht, keine staatlichen Lehrpläne und keine geregelte Lehrerausbildung. Lehrer struggle, wer sich so nannte. Karl-Wilhelm Weeber schildert die Realität des römischen Ausbildungssystems auf allen drei Stufen: der Grundschule, der Höheren Schule beim ›grammaticus‹ und der Rhetorik-Ausbildung, die guy mit dem Hochschulstudium vergleichen könnte. Er gibt einen farbigen Einblick in die (meist rustikalen) Unterrichtsmethoden, die Lerninhalte und -ergebnisse sowie die Praxis und Theorie des römischen Schulwesens.

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