Sound, Sense, and Rhythm: Listening to Greek and Latin by Mark W. Edwards

By Mark W. Edwards

This booklet issues the way in which we read--or particularly, think we're listening to--ancient Greek and Latin poetry. via transparent and penetrating research Mark Edwards indicates how an figuring out of the results of note order and meter is essential for appreciating the that means of classical poetry, composed for listening audiences. the 1st of 4 chapters examines Homer's emphasis of convinced phrases by way of their positioning; a passage from the Iliad is analyzed, and a poem of Tennyson illustrates English parallels. the second one considers Homer's options of disguising the holiday within the narrative while altering a scene's situation or characters, to keep up his audience's cognizance. within the 3rd we examine, in part via an English translation matching the rhythm, how Aeschylus selected and tailored meters to arouse listeners' feelings. the ultimate bankruptcy examines how Latin poets, rather Propertius, infused their language with ambiguities and a number of meanings. An appendix examines using classical meters via twentieth-century American and English poets. in line with the author's Martin Classical Lectures at Oberlin university in 1998, this publication will improve the appreciation of classicists and their scholars for the massive chances of the languages they learn, translate, and educate. because the Greek and Latin quotations are translated into English, it is going to even be welcomed through non-classicists as an reduction to figuring out the big impact of old Greek and Latin poetry on sleek Western literature.

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Merlin and the Grail: Joseph of Arimathea, Merlin, Perceval: by Robert de Boron, Nigel Bryant

By Robert de Boron, Nigel Bryant

It's challenging to overstate the significance of this trilogy of prose romances within the improvement of the legend of the Holy Grail and within the evolution of Arthurian literature as an entire. they offer a very important new impetus to the tale of the Grail by means of constructing a provenance for the sacred vessel - and for the around desk itself - within the Biblical earlier; and during the controlling determine of Merlin they hyperlink the tale of Joseph of Arimathea with the legendary British background of Vortigern and Utherpendragon, the start of Arthur, and the sword within the stone, after which with the knightly adventures of Perceval's Grail quest and the betrayal and loss of life of Arthur, developing the first actual Arthurian cycle. formidable, unique and whole in its belief, this trilogy - translated the following for the 1st time - is a finely paced, full of life piece of storytelling that gives an exceptional instance of the primarily oral nature of early prose. NIGEL BRYANT is head of drama at Marlborough collage and he has additionally supplied variants in English of The excessive ebook of the Grail: A translation of the 13th century romance of Perlesvaus.

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Manual de Historia de Espana,2: La Espana medieval by Jose Luis Martin Rodriguez

By Jose Luis Martin Rodriguez

José-Luis Martín. Catedrático de l. a. Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia. Autor de numerosos libros y artículos entre los que destacan Orígenes de l. a. Orden Militar de Santiago, l. a. Península en l. a. Edad Media, Evolución económica de los angeles Península Ibérica (Siglos VI-XIII), Campesinos vasallos de l. a. iglesia de Zamora, Castellano y Libre, Mito y realidad, Economía y sociedad de los reinos hispánicos en l. a. Baja Edad Media, Claudio Sánchez-Albornoz, Religión y sociedad medieval, El catecismo de Pedro de Cuéllar, El Fuero de Salamanca, Pedro López de Ayala (Crónicas), Ordenanzas del comercio y de los artesanos salmantinos, Amor, cuestión de señorío, Tratados de caballería, desafíos, justas y torneos...

Colaborador de HISTORIA sixteen desde sus orígenes, ha intervenido en los angeles preparación de diversos Cuadernos y en l. a. redacción de los volúmenes de los angeles HISTORIA DE ESPAÑA, así como en l. a. colección Biblioteca de Historia sixteen con los angeles obra Las Cortes medievales.

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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

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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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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Lay Piety and Religious Discipline in Middle English by Nicole R. Rice

By Nicole R. Rice

In late-fourteenth-century England, the chronic query of the way to reside the easiest lifestyles preoccupied many pious Christians. One resolution used to be supplied by way of a brand new style of prose courses that tailored expert non secular principles and workouts for lay audiences. those texts engaged with a few of the related cultural questions as poets like Langland and Chaucer; notwithstanding, they've got now not bought the serious recognition they deserve earlier. Nicole Rice analyses how the assumption of non secular self-discipline used to be translated into diverse literary types in an environment of non secular swap and controversy. through contemplating the subjects of religious self-discipline, spiritual id, and orthodoxy in Langland and Chaucer, the learn additionally brings clean views to endure on Piers Plowman and The Canterbury stories. This new juxtaposition of religious suggestions and poetry will shape a major contribution to our figuring out of either authors and of past due medieval non secular perform and suggestion.

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The Shadow of Callimachus: Studies in the reception of by Richard Hunter

By Richard Hunter

Via a chain of serious readings this e-book builds an image of the Roman response to, and adoption of, the Greek poetry of the final 3 pre-Christian centuries. even if the poetry of the best determine of Greek poetry after Alexander, Callimachus of Cyrene, and his contemporaries stands on the middle of the ebook, the person experiences embody the whole scope of what is still of Hellenistic poetry, either excessive literary productions and the extra marginal poetry, resembling that during honour of the good goddess Isis. The singularity of the poetry of Catullus and Virgil, of Horace and the elegists, emerges as extra wealthy and complicated than has hitherto been preferred. person reports challenge the poets' declared attitudes to their very own paintings, the determine of Dionysus/Bacchus and the poetry of worldwide conquest, the construction of similes, and the conversion of Greek bucolic into Latin pastoral.

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M. Tullius Cicero, the fragmentary speeches : an edition by Jane W. Crawford

By Jane W. Crawford

This quantity includes testimonia and fragments of Cicero's speeches that circulated in antiquity yet that have seeing that been misplaced. This variation comprises the fragmenta incertae sedis and an appendix on falsely pointed out oratorical fragments.

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