Res Gestae Divi Augusti : Hauts Faits du Divin Auguste by John Scheid

By John Scheid

Quelques jours apr?s los angeles mort d’Auguste, on healthy porter dans l. a. curie quatre rouleaux scell?s qu’Auguste avait d?pos?s, d’apr?s Su?tone, aupr?s des Vestales. Le best contenait son testomony priv?, le deuxi?me donnait les ordres relatifs ? ses fun?railles, tandis que le troisi?me d?veloppait l. a. scenario dans laquelle il avait laiss? l’Empire. Sur le quatri?me se trouvaient les Res Gestae qui rappelaient tout ce que l’empereur avait fait pour le peuple romain. Auguste souhaitait que ses Res Gestae soient grav?es sur deux st?les de bronze ? proximit? de son mausol?e. Rien n’est moins s?r automobile les deux inscriptions de Rome ont disparu et seules ont ?t? conserv?es des copies envoy?es dans les Provinces d’Asie Mineure. Auguste y relate ses exploits quand il s’appelait encore Octave, remark ? 19 ans ? peine il leva une arm?e et eut raison de Marc-Antoine, remark il ?tendit l. a. puissance romaine, et « restaura los angeles R?publique » en devenant empereur. Malgr? le kind aride et factuel impos? par l’inscription, les Res Gestae sont pour nous un record pr?cieux, tant par les informations historiques qui y sont contenues que par le portrait que le grand homme peint de lui-m?me. Notre ?dition pr?sente en un quantity les Res Gestae divi Augusti ou Hauts Faits du divin Auguste et suggest outre le texte latin et sa traduction, l. a. model grecque figurant dans les copies d’Ankara, d’Antioche et d’Apollonia. L’introduction, v?ritable somme factor des recherches de John Scheid offre toutes les informations n?cessaires ? l. a. bonne intelligence du texte ainsi qu’un expos? complet des diverses interpr?tations et discussions auxquelles il a donn? lieu. Elle est en outre assortie d’un plan permettant de circuler ais?ment dans le r?cit, ainsi que d’une bibliographie. Un riche commentaire, en fin de quantity, ?claire le texte. L’ouvrage est enrichi d’un Index des mots latins, d’un Index des mots grecs ainsi que d’illustrations.

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Highways, Byways, and Road Systems in the Pre-Modern World by Kurt Raaflaub(eds.)

By Kurt Raaflaub(eds.)

Highways, Byways, and highway structures within the Pre-Modern World unearths the importance and interconnectedness of early civilizations’ pathways. This foreign selection of readings supplying an outline and comparative research of a number of subtle structures of shipping and communique throughout pre-modern cultures.

  • Offers a comparative research of a number of subtle platforms of overland shipping and conversation networks throughout pre-modern cultures
  • Addresses the burgeoning curiosity in connectivity and globalization in historical historical past, archaeology, anthropology, and up to date paintings in community analysis
  • Explores the societal, cultural, and non secular implications of assorted transportation networks round the globe
  • Includes contributions from a global crew of students with services on pre-modern India, China, Japan, the Americas, North Africa, Europe, and the close to East
  • Structured to motivate comparative pondering throughout case studies

Content:
Chapter 1 Overland Shortcuts for the Transmission of Buddhism (pages 12–32): Jason Neelis
Chapter 2 the facility of road Networks in the course of China's Classical period (323 BCE–316 CE): rules, Metaphors, Rituals, and Deities (pages 33–65): Michael Nylan
Chapter three Privatizing the community: deepest Contributions and street Infrastructure in past due Imperial China (1500–1900) (pages 66–89): Nanny Kim
Chapter four Linking the world: The Gokaido road community in Early sleek Japan (1603–1868) (pages 90–105): Constantine N. Vaporis
Chapter five Obliterated Itineraries: Pueblo Trails, Chaco Roads, and Archaeological wisdom (pages 106–127): James E. Snead
Chapter 6 Roads to Ruins: The function of Sacbeob in old Maya Society (pages 128–146): Justine M. Shaw
Chapter 7 The Chinchaysuyu street and the Definition of an Inca Imperial panorama (pages 147–167): Catherine Julien
Chapter eight The Sahara as road for exchange and data (pages 168–184): Pekka Masonen
Chapter nine From the Indus to the Mediterranean: the executive association and Logistics of the nice Roads of the Achaemenid Empire1 (pages 185–201): Pierre Briant
Chapter 10 The Well?Remembered direction: Roadways and Cultural reminiscence in Ptolemaic and Roman Egypt (pages 202–221): Jennifer Gates?Foster
Chapter eleven Roads, Integration, Connectivity, and monetary functionality within the Roman Empire (pages 222–234): R. Bruce Hitchner
Chapter 12 Roads now not Featured: A Roman Failure to speak? (pages 235–254): Richard J. A. Talbert
Chapter thirteen street Connectivity and the constitution of historical Empires: A Case learn from past due Antiquity (pages 255–264): Michael Maas and Derek Ruths
Chapter 14 Jews and information: The interplay of personal and reputable Communication?Networks in Jewish History1 (pages 265–275): Adam Silverstein

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Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience by Scott O. Lilienfeld, Sally Satel

By Scott O. Lilienfeld, Sally Satel

In recent times, the appearance of MRI expertise turns out to have unlocked the secrets and techniques of the human brain, revealing the resources of our inner most wants, intentions, and fears. As well known psychiatrist and pupil Sally Satel and psychologist Scott O. Lilienfeld reveal in Brainwashed, in spite of the fact that, the explanatory strength of mind scans specifically and neuroscience extra mostly has been drastically over priced. even supposing acknowledging its great power, the authors argue that the overzealous program of the burgeoning box of mind technology has placed blameless humans in penitentiary, avoided addicts from therapeutic themselves, and undermined notions of loose will and responsibility.

A provocative problem to the use and abuse of a seductive technology, Brainwashed offers an important corrective to determinist motives of human habit.

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High Price: A Neuroscientist's Journey of Self-Discovery by Carl Hart

By Carl Hart

High Price is the harrowing and encouraging memoir of neuroscientist Carl Hart, a guy who grew up in a single of Miami’s hardest neighborhoods and, made up our minds to make a distinction as an grownup, tirelessly applies his medical education to assist shop actual lives.

Young Carl didn't see the worth of faculty, learning simply enough to maintain him at the basketball staff. at the present time, he's a state of the art neuroscientist—Columbia University’s first tenured African American professor within the sciences—whose landmark, arguable study is redefining our realizing of addiction.

In this provocative and eye-opening memoir, Dr. Carl Hart recollects his trip of self-discovery, how he escaped a lifetime of crime and medicine and refrained from changing into one of many crack addicts he now stories. Interweaving earlier and current, Hart is going past the hype as he examines the connection among medicines and enjoyment, selection, and motivation, either within the mind and in society. His findings shed new mild on universal principles approximately race, poverty, and medication, and clarify why present rules are failing.

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Model Organisms in Spinal Cord Regeneration by Catherina G. Becker, Thomas Becker

By Catherina G. Becker, Thomas Becker

New 3-dimensional endoanal and endorectal ultrasonographic and magnetic resonance imaging thoughts have given greater perception into the advanced anatomy of the pelvic ground and its pathologic amendment in benign anorectal ailments. Obstetrical occasions resulting in fecal incontinence in adult females, the connection among fistulous tracks and the sphincter advanced, and mechanisms of obstructed defecation syndrome can now be effectively evaluated, that's of primary significance for selection making. due to advancements within the analysis of those problems, new sorts of remedy were built with higher final result for patients.

This e-book is geared toward normal and colorectal surgeons, radiologists, gastroenterologists and gynecologists with a distinct curiosity during this box. it's also suitable to each person who desires to enhance their figuring out of the elemental rules of pelvic ground problems.

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Dynamic Routing in Broadband Networks by Marco Conte (auth.)

By Marco Conte (auth.)

Dynamic Routing in Broadband Networks makes a speciality of routing in broadband networks according to MPLS (Multiprotocol Label Switching) and ATM (Asynchronous move Mode). The routing tools are in response to the idea of Markov selection techniques which kinds a truly actual framework for online course optimization. the writer exhibits the difficulty of functionality optimization and scalability with recognize to dynamic routing of logical connections in broadband networks. The tools used are acceptable to routing digital direction connections (VPC) and digital channel connections (VCC) in ATM networks in addition to label switched paths (LSP) in MPLS networks. Simulation effects and a functionality comparability with regard routing are given for different schemes.

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Advances in Bayesian Networks by Alireza Daneshkhah, Jim. Q. Smith (auth.), Dr. José A.

By Alireza Daneshkhah, Jim. Q. Smith (auth.), Dr. José A. Gámez, Professor Serafín Moral, Dr. Antonio Salmerón (eds.)

lately probabilistic graphical versions, particularly Bayesian networks and choice graphs, have skilled major theoretical improvement inside parts similar to man made Intelligence and records. This conscientiously edited monograph is a compendium of the newest advances within the quarter of probabilistic graphical versions corresponding to choice graphs, studying from info and inference. It provides a survey of the state-of-the-art of particular subject matters of contemporary curiosity of Bayesian Networks, together with approximate propagation, abductive inferences, determination graphs, and functions of effect. moreover, "Advances in Bayesian Networks" provides a cautious collection of functions of probabilistic graphical types to numerous fields comparable to speech reputation, meteorology or info retrieval

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Giovenale, "Satira" V: Introduzione, Traduzione e Commento by Biagio Santorelli

By Biagio Santorelli

This new interpretation of V Satire is embedded in a broader research of a primary topos in Juvenal's paintings: the degradation of the clientela. The advent illuminates Juvenal's perspective in the direction of this subject, giving specific consciousness to his dating to Martial and to the reception of this topos by means of Lucian. The statement explains textual content serious and linguistic concerns and carefully investigates the main suitable ancient aspects.

La descrizione della cena di Virrone in step with suoi clientes offre lo spunto in keeping with un’amara riflessione sulla degradazione dell’istituto della clientela, ormai svuotato di ogni contenuto: il cliens si va trasformando in un mero parassita, di cui il patrono non ha bisogno se non come mezzo di intrattenimento. Mostrando a Trebio quante umiliazioni gli saranno imbandite alla tavola del suo patronus Virrone, Giovenale tenterà di spingerlo a cambiar vita.

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