Contributions Towards a Bibliography of Ancient Libraries by Frederick John Teggart

By Frederick John Teggart

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Ancient Germanic Warriors: Warrior Styles from Trajan's by Michael P. Speidel

By Michael P. Speidel

Featuring a number of proof for those various kinds, from Roman artwork to early medieval bracteate amulets, and from classical texts to Beowulf, the Edda and Icelandic sagas, Professor Speidel the following info seventeen diversified Germanic warriors types, together with berserks, wolf-warriors, club-wielders, long-hairs, ghost warriors and horse-stabbers, and the way they point out an unbroken continuity of customs, ideals and battle-field strategies. historical Germanic warriors performed a decisive function in historic occasions from 2 hundred BC, whilst Germanic tradition first turned identifiable, to advert one thousand while Christianity swept throughout the Nordic international locations. bobbing up from ideals and states of brain, various warrior kinds manifested themselves in adjustments of gown, weaponry and scuffling with strategy. absolutely illustrated with over fifty pictures, this bright and engaging survey provides a colorful new measurement to our figuring out of the background of Europe.

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The Rhetoric of Manhood: Masculinity in the Attic Orators by Joseph Roisman

By Joseph Roisman

The suggestion of manhood was once immensely very important in historical Athens, shaping its political, social, criminal, and moral structures. This booklet, a groundbreaking examine of manhood in fourth-century Athens, is the 1st to supply a complete exam of notions approximately masculinity present in the Attic orators, who characterize probably the most vital assets for knowing the social heritage of this era. whereas prior experiences have assumed a uniform ideology approximately manhood, Joseph Roisman unearths that Athenians had really diversified critiques approximately what constituted manly values and behavior. He situates the proof for ideas approximately manhood present in the Attic orators in its ancient, ideological, and theoretical contexts to discover numerous manifestations of Athenian masculinity in addition to the rhetoric that either articulated and wondered it.

Roisman specializes in subject matters reminiscent of the nexus among manhood and age; on Athenian males of their roles as family, neighbors, and fans; at the suggestion of masculine disgrace; on kinfolk among social and fiscal prestige and manhood; on manhood within the army and politics; at the manly advantage of strength of will; and on what males feared.

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The story of Greece by James Albert Harrison

By James Albert Harrison

This can be a pre-1923 old copy that used to be curated for caliber. caliber coverage used to be performed on each one of those books in an try to get rid of books with imperfections brought via the digitization method. even though we have now made top efforts - the books could have occasional blunders that don't abate the studying event. We think this paintings is culturally very important and feature elected to carry the publication again into print as a part of our carrying on with dedication to the maintenance of published works world wide.

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Reallexikon der germanischen Altertumskunde: Band 33: Waagen by Johannes Hoops, Heinrich Beck, Dieter Geuenich, Heiko

By Johannes Hoops, Heinrich Beck, Dieter Geuenich, Heiko Steuer, Rosemarie Muller

Band 33

The Reallexikon der Germanischen Altertumskunde bears the identify of its founder, the English student and ordinary scientist Johannes Hoops. A moment, thoroughly revised variation of the Reallexikon has been showing for the reason that 1972. it really is designed as a guide, and follows the culture of finished encyclopedias. Its target is to offer an all-encompassing and demanding account of the state-of-the-art in previous Germanic background. Its interdisciplinary strategy comprises findings from paintings background, felony historical past, ethnology and spiritual studies.

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Archaeology, Society and Identity in Modern Japan by Koji Mizoguchi

By Koji Mizoguchi

This daring and illuminating research examines the function of archaeology within the formation of the trendy eastern country and explores the techniques wherein archaeological perform is formed via nationwide social and highbrow discourse. major jap archaeologist Koji Mizoguchi argues that an knowing of the previous has been a crucial part within the construction of nationwide identities and sleek kingdom states and that, for the reason that its emergence as a unique educational self-discipline within the sleek period, archaeology has performed a big position in shaping that figuring out. through analyzing in parallel the uniquely severe strategy of modernisation skilled via Japan and the historical past of eastern archaeology, Mizoguchi explores the shut interrelationship among archaeology, society and modernity, aiding to provide an explanation for why we do archaeology within the means that we do. This ebook is vital studying for anyone with an curiosity within the heritage of archaeology or smooth Japan.

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Religionsgeschichte Israels by Michael Tilly [Michael Tilly]

By Michael Tilly [Michael Tilly]

Die Menschen der Bibel - wie lebten sie, was once dachten sie und vor allem: was once glaubten sie? Zwei ausgewiesene Experten führen hier in einer einmaligen, interdisziplinären Übersichtsdarstellung, die sich nicht nur an Theologen wendet, in die wesentlichen Epochen, Menschen, Probleme und Theorien ein. Anhand zahlreicher Textquellen und archäologischer Funde zeichnen Michael Tilly und Wolfgang Zwickel die Religionsgeschichte des Heiligen Landes von den Anfängen sesshafter Siedlungen vor rund 10.000 Jahren bis zu den Anfängen des Christentums im 2. Jahrhundert n. Chr. und der Entstehung des Rabbinats im Judentum nach. So werden die Voraussetzungen für unsere jüdisch-christlich geprägte Welt verständlich und die geschichtliche scenario greifbar. Ein kommentiertes Quellenverzeichnis sowie ein sign in runden den Band ab.

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Empires: Perspectives from Archaeology and History by Susan E. Alcock, Terence N. D'Altroy, Visit Amazon's

By Susan E. Alcock, Terence N. D'Altroy, Visit Amazon's Kathleen D. Morrison Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Kathleen D. Morrison, , Carla M. Sinopoli

Empires have been the most important political structures of the traditional and early sleek international. Empires have "risen" and "fallen" in all components of the globe over a number of millennia, but there was strangely little comparative research of them. This e-book is designed to fill that hole by means of bringing jointly unique students in anthropology, archaeology, historical past, and the classics. The empires mentioned are drawn from primary and South the United States, the Mediterranean, Europe, the close to East, South East Asia, and China, starting from the 1st millennium BC to the early smooth period.

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