Download E-books Histoire de l'éducation dans l'Antiquité, tome 1 PDF

By Henri-Irénée Marrou

Histoire de l'éducation dans l'Antiquité1. Le monde grec« L'éducation homérique, l'éducation spartiate, l. a. pédérastie en tant qu'éducation, l'ancienne éducation athénienne, and so forth. Autant d'ensembles bien centrés sur un problème vivant. Rien de stéréotypé. Beaucoup de grosses questions abordées et, sinon résolues, du moins discutées avec pénétration. Pas de pédantisme. Un réel et solide savoir. Le consistent souci de fournir au lecteur le moyen d'en vérifier les resources. D'un mot, un livre éclairant. Capital pour qui veut comprendre, en profondeur, les sociétés de l'Antiquité classique. »Lucien FebvreHenri-Irénée Marrou (1904-1977)Un des grands historiens de l'Antiquité tardive, spécialiste d'Augustin et de l'augustinisme, qui fut aussi critique musical sous le nom d'Henri Davenson. Il a notamment publié, au Seuil, L'Eglise de l'Antiquité tardive (1985) et Saint Augustin et l'augustinisme (2003).

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Download E-books The Archaeology of Sanitation in Roman Italy: Toilets, Sewers, and Water Systems (Studies in the History of Greece and Rome) PDF

By Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow

The Romans built subtle equipment for dealing with hygiene, together with aqueducts for relocating water from one position to a different, sewers for removal used water from baths and runoff from walkways and roads, and private and non-private latrines. in the course of the archeological list, graffiti, sanitation-related work, and literature, Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow explores this little-known international of bogs and sewers, delivering exact insights into Roman sanitation, engineering, city making plans and improvement, hygiene, and public well-being. concentrating on the towns of Pompeii, Herculaneum, Ostia, and Rome, Koloski-Ostrow's paintings demanding situations universal perceptions of Romans' social customs, ideals approximately overall healthiness, tolerance for grime of their towns, and attitudes towards privateness. In charting the complicated background of sanitary customs from the past due republic to the early empire, Koloski-Ostrow finds the origins of waste elimination applied sciences and their implications for city wellbeing and fitness, prior and present.

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Download E-books Pedagogy and Power: Rhetorics of Classical Learning (Ideas in Context) PDF

This ebook examines beliefs of classical studying to be able to make an important and provocative contribution to present and previous discussions at the function of schooling in society--why we educate and research what we do. Essays by means of classicists, historians, philosophers and literary students argue for seeing the heritage of historical schooling as a facet of political conception and background, the determine of the instructor and of the scholar being unavoidably implicated in a variety of constructions of highbrow, social and political authority.

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Download E-books Making Men: Sophists and Self-Presentation in Ancient Rome PDF

By Maud W. Gleason

The careers of 2 well known second-century rhetorical virtuosos supply Maud Gleason interesting insights into the methods historic Romans developed masculinity in the course of a time marked via nervousness over manly deportment. Declamation used to be an exciting paintings shape for the Greeks and bilingual Romans of the second one Sophistic move, and its most sensible practitioners might go back and forth the empire appearing in entrance of enraptured audiences. The mastery of rhetoric marked the transition to manhood for all aristocratic electorate and remained the most important to a man's social status. In treating rhetoric as a strategy of self-presentation in a face-to-face society, Gleason analyzes the deportment and writings of the 2 Sophists--Favorinus, a eunuch, and Polemo, a guy who met traditional gender expectations--to recommend the methods personality and gender have been perceived.

Physiognomical texts of the period exhibit how carefully males scrutinized each other for minute indicators of gender deviance in such positive aspects as gait, gesture, facial features, and voice. Rhetoricians educated to improve those features in a "masculine" type. studying the profitable occupation of Favorinus, whose high-pitched voice and florid presentation contrasted sharply with the traditionalist kind of Polemo, Gleason indicates, besides the fact that, that excellent masculine habit was once no longer a monolithic abstraction. In a hugely obtainable learn treating the semiotics of deportment and the scientific, cultural, and ethical matters surrounding rhetorical task, she explores the chances of self-presentation within the look for acceptance as a speaker and a man.

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Download E-books Le Haut-Empire romain en Occident : D’Auguste aux Sévères (Nouvelle histoire de l'Antiquité, Volume 8) PDF

By Patrick le Roux

Nouvelle histoire de l’Antiquité

1. Jean-Claude Poursat, La Grèce préclassique. Des origines à los angeles fin du VIe siècle
2. Edmond Lévy, La Grèce au Ve siècle. De Clisthène à Socrate
3. Pierre Carlier, Le IVe Siècle grec. Jusqu’à los angeles mort d’Alexandre
4. Pierre Cabanes, Le Monde Hellénistique. De l. a. mort d’Alexandre à l. a. paix d’Apamée (323-188 av. J.-C.)
5. Claude Vial, Les Grecs. De los angeles paix d’Apamée à los angeles bataille d’Actium (188-31 av J.-C.)
6. Agnès Rouveret, Rome avant l’impérialisme
7. Jean-Michel David, La République romaine. Da los angeles deuxième guerre punique à l. a. bataille d’Actium (218-3 av. J-C.)
8. Patrick Le Roux, Le Haut-Empire romain en Occident. D’Auguste aux Sévères (31 av. J.-C.-235 apr. J.-C.)
9. Maurice Sartre, Le Haut-Empire romain. Les provinces de Méditerranée orientale d’Auguste aux Sévères
10. Jean-Michel Carrié, Aline Rousselle, L’Empire romain en mutation. Des Sévères à Constantin (192-337 apr. J.-C.)

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Download E-books Epictetus: A Stoic and Socratic Guide to Life PDF

By A. A. Long

The philosophy of Epictetus, a freed slave within the Roman Empire, has been profoundly influential on Western concept: it bargains not just stimulating rules yet sensible counsel in dwelling one's existence. A. A. lengthy, a number one pupil of later old philosophy, provides the definitive presentation of the idea of Epictetus for a wide readership. Long's clean and shiny translations of a variety of the easiest of Epictetus' discourses convey that his principles are as worthy and impressive at the present time as they have been amost thousand years ago.
This is a ebook for a person drawn to what we will be able to research from historic philosophy approximately how you can reside our lives.

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Download E-books The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Greek Religion (Oxford Handbooks) PDF

This instruction manual bargains a entire evaluate of scholarship in old Greek faith, from the Archaic to the Hellenistic classes. It provides not just key details, but in addition explores the ways that such info is accrued and different ways that experience formed the realm. In doing so, the amount offers a vital examine and orientation software for college kids of the traditional global, and likewise makes a necessary contribution to the main debates surrounding the conceptualization of old Greek religion.

The handbook's preliminary chapters lay out the most important dimensions of old Greek faith, ways to facts, and the representations of myths. the next chapters speak about the continuities and transformations among non secular practices in numerous cultures, together with Egypt, the close to East, the Black Sea, and Bactria and India. the variety of contributions emphasizes the range of relationships among mortals and the supernatural - in all their manifestations, throughout, among, and past old Greek cultures - and attracts awareness to non secular actions as dynamic, highlighting how they replaced through the years, position, and context.

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Download E-books Neoplatonism (Ancient Philosophies) PDF

By Pauliina Remes

Although Neoplatonism has lengthy been studied, until eventually lately many had pushed aside this complicated procedure of principles as extra mystical than philosophical. contemporary examine, besides the fact that, has supplied a brand new standpoint in this hugely influential university of proposal, which flourished within the pagan international of Greece and Rome up via past due antiquity. Pauliina Remes's lucid, accomplished, and updated advent reassesses Neoplatonism's philosophical credentials, from its founding by means of Plotinus (204-70, C.E.) throughout the closure of Plato's Academy in 529. utilizing an available, thematic technique, she explores the information of top Neoplatonists reminiscent of Porphyry, Iamblichus, Proclus, Simplicius, and Damascius, in addition to much less famous thinkers. She situates their principles along classical Platonism, Stoicism, and the neo-Pythagoreans in addition to different highbrow activities of the time, together with Gnosticism, Judaism, and Christianity. She additionally considers Neoplatonism's enduring legacy within the heritage of philosophical proposal, supplying a gateway to Neoplatonism for modern readers.

Copub: Acumen Publishing Limited

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Download E-books Euripides I: Alcestis, Medea, The Children of Heracles, Hippolytus (The Complete Greek Tragedies) PDF

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Euripides I includes the performs “Alcestis,” translated through Richmond Lattimore; “Medea,” translated via Oliver Taplin; “The young ones of Heracles,” translated through Mark Griffith; and “Hippolytus,” translated via David Grene.
 
Sixty years in the past, the college of Chicago Press undertook a momentous venture: a brand new translation of the Greek tragedies that may be the last word source for academics, scholars, and readers. They succeeded. below the professional administration of eminent classicists David Grene and Richmond Lattimore, these translations mixed accuracy, poetic immediacy, and readability of presentation to render the surviving masterpieces of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides in an English so vigorous and compelling that they continue to be the traditional translations. this day, Chicago is taking pains to make sure that our Greek tragedies stay the top English-language models during the twenty-first century.
 
In this hugely expected 3rd variation, Mark Griffith and Glenn W. such a lot have rigorously up-to-date the translations to deliver them even toward the traditional Greek whereas holding the vibrancy for which our English types are recognized. This version additionally comprises brand-new translations of Euripides’ Medea, The kids of Heracles, Andromache, and Iphigenia one of the Taurians, fragments of misplaced performs by means of Aeschylus, and the surviving section of Sophocles’s satyr-drama The Trackers. New introductions for every play supply crucial information regarding its first creation, plot, and reception in antiquity and past. furthermore, every one quantity comprises an advent to the lifestyles and paintings of its tragedian, in addition to notes addressing textual uncertainties and a thesaurus of names and areas pointed out within the plays.
 
In addition to the recent content material, the volumes were reorganized either inside of and among volumes to mirror the main updated scholarship at the order during which the performs have been initially written. the result's a suite of good-looking paperbacks destined to introduce new generations of readers to those foundational works of Western drama, artwork, and life.

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