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Download Sinope, The Results of Fifteen Years of Research. by Dominique Kassab Tezgör PDF

By Dominique Kassab Tezgör

Les premi??res fouilles arch?©ologiques furent entreprises ?  Sinope entre 1951 et 1953. Des travaux ponctuels ont ensuite ?©t?© men?©s, mais ce n'est qu'au d?©but des ann?©es ninety que Sinope a connu un regain d'int?©r??t et que l'activit?© arch?©ologique s'est d?©velopp?©e ?  l'?©chelle internationale, avec tout d'abord les fouilles des ateliers amphoriques, puis divers programmes terrestres et sous-marins. Les Actes du Symposium foreign rassemblent les r?©sultats de ces travaux, ainsi que les recherches consacr?©es ?  l'histoire de cette ville, depuis sa fondation jusqu'?  l. a. p?©riode seldjoukide, ?  ses productions artisanales, ?  son trade et ?  ses family avec le reste de l. a. mer Noire.

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Download Empire of Alexander the Great by Debra Skelton PDF

By Debra Skelton

Алекса́ндр Македо́нский (Александр III Великий, 356 — 323 гг. до н. э.) — македонский царь с 336 до н. э. из династии Аргеадов, великий полководец, создатель мировой державы, распавшейся после его смерти. В западной историографии более известен как Алекса́ндр Вели́кий.В 334 до н. э. Александр отправился в свой знаменитый поход в Азию, а было ему только 18 лет. Результатом похода явилось создание огромной империи, простиравшейся от реки Истр (совр. Дунай) в Европе до реки Ганг в Индии.

Download Die griechische Polis: Verfassung und Gesellschaft in by Karl-Wilhelm Welwei PDF

By Karl-Wilhelm Welwei

Der Neuausgabe wurde nicht nur auf knapp forty Seiten ein Überblick über neuere Forschungen (Nachtrag 1998) beigegeben, sondern es wurden auch die sign in entscheidend erweitert und die Anmerkungen als Fussnoten angeordnet.

"Die Neuauflage verschafft Studenten und Lehrenden einen raschen, kompetenten und aktuellen Überblick zu Entstehung, Ausformung und Wandel der Polisgesellschaften und wird dem Buch auch weiterhin seinen besonderen Stellenwert sichern." Anzeiger für die Altertumswissenschaft

Rezensionen zur 1. Auflage:

"Morphologisch ist an Welweis Vorgehen bedeutsam, dass er nicht, wie üblich, von einer machtpolitischen Fragestellung oder militärischen Sichtweise ausgeht, sondern von den das Polisleben jeweils intern treibenden, steuernden und regulierenden Faktoren." FAZ

"Forschungsmässig auf höchstem Niveau, über die internationale Literatur lückenlos informierend, in einem klaren, abwägenden Stil geschrieben, unterrichtet es umfassend ebenso über die historischen wie institutionellen Aspekte der Polis." Die Welt . (Franz Steiner 1998)

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Download Aphrodite (Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World) by Monica Silveira Cyrino PDF

By Monica Silveira Cyrino

Aphrodite explores the numerous myths and meanings of the Greek goddess of affection, intercourse and sweetness. some of the most generally worshipped and renowned deities in Greek antiquity, Aphrodite emerges from the imaginations of the traditional Greek writers and artists as a multifaceted, strong and charismatic determine. This quantity explores the significance of Aphrodite for the traditional Greeks, in addition to her enduring impression as an emblem of good looks, adornment, love and sexuality in modern tradition. In a wide-ranging research of the universality of Aphrodite’s energy and value, this quantity illuminates the varied difficult degrees of divinity embodied by way of the desirable determine of Aphrodite.
Aphrodite bargains new insights into the traditional texts and creative representations of the goddess, in addition to a accomplished survey of the present scholarship in regards to the origins and interpretations of Aphrodite, when additionally highlighting her everlasting well known allure throughout cultures and generations. A goddess of affection who's no longer afraid to go into the battlefield; a goddess of physically adornment who's the 1st to seem absolutely nude; a goddess born of the ocean who emerges into the open sky: Aphrodite is a polyvalent deity, plural in nature, functionality and importance.

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Download The Verbal System of the Aramaic of Daniel (Studies in the by Tarsee Li PDF

By Tarsee Li

This publication explains the verbal method of the Aramaic of Daniel within the context of present examine on grammaticalization, which, even though first pointed out by way of Meillet in 1912, didn't flourish until eventually the start of the 1980's, and has purely extra lately been utilized to the research of old close to japanese languages. even though a number of features of the Aramaic of Daniel were topic of various reports, together with a number of exhaustive reviews at the verbal process within the final century, it is still one of the so much tough to give an explanation for. the reason provided this is coherent with the ancient improvement of Aramaic in addition to the observable trends within the improvement of human languages generally.

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Download The Story of the Persian War from Herodotus, Illustrated by Alfred J. Church PDF

By Alfred J. Church

Stirring account of the Greeks' encounters with the Persians within the fifth century B.C., together with the conflict of Marathon, the protection of Thermopylae, and the conflict of Salamis, all retold from the heritage of Herodotus. Illustrations from sculptures and vases accompany the textual content. significant other quantity to the author's tales of the East from Herodotus. compatible for a while 12 and up.

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Download Understanding the Heavens: Thirty Centuries of Astronomical by Professor Jean-Claude Pecker (auth.), Susan Kaufman (eds.) PDF

By Professor Jean-Claude Pecker (auth.), Susan Kaufman (eds.)

Astronomy is the oldest and so much primary of the ordinary sciences. From the early beginnings of civilization astronomers have tried to give an explanation for not just what the Universe is and the way it really works, but additionally the way it all started, the way it advanced to the current day, and the way it is going to improve sooner or later. the writer, a widely known astronomer himself, describes the evolution of astronomical rules, in short discussing lots of the instrumental advancements. utilizing a variety of figures to explain the mechanisms concerned, the ebook begins with the astronomical principles of the Egyptian and Mesopotamian philosophers, strikes directly to the Greek interval, after which to the golden age of astronomy, i.e. to Copernicus, Galileo, Kepler, and Newton, and ends with sleek theories of cosmology. Written with undergraduate scholars in brain, this ebook supplies a desirable survey of astronomical thinking.

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Download A History of Early Southeast Asia: Maritime Trade and by Kenneth R. Hall PDF

By Kenneth R. Hall

This complete heritage offers a clean interpretation of Southeast Asia from a hundred to 1500, while significant social and financial advancements foundational to fashionable societies happened at the mainland (Burma, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam) and the island global (Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines). Kenneth R. corridor explores this dynamic period intimately, which used to be striking for growing to be exterior contacts, inner variations of within sight cultures, and progressions from hunter-gatherer and agricultural groups to inclusive hierarchical states. within the method, previously neighborhood civilizations turned significant individuals in period's overseas alternate networks.

Incorporating the newest archeological facts and overseas scholarship, Kenneth corridor enlarges upon earlier histories of early Southeast Asia that didn't enterprise past 1400, extending the research of the area to the Portuguese seizure of Melaka in 1511. Written for a large viewers of non-specialists, the booklet may be crucial interpreting for all these attracted to Asian and international history.

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