Progymnasmata by Patillon, Michel; Bolognesi, Giancarlo; Théon, Aelius

By Patillon, Michel; Bolognesi, Giancarlo; Théon, Aelius

Le traité de Théon, qui ne peut, selon les éditeurs, être daté au-delà de los angeles première moitié du IIe siècle après J.-C., suggest, à l'usage des maîtres de rhétorique, une série de quinze exercices destinés à préparer les youth à l. a. pratique du discours oratoire. Il a été transmis dans une double culture manuscrite, grecque et arménienne, dont tient compte los angeles présente édition.

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Old Norse-Icelandic Literature: A Short Introduction by Heather O'Donoghue

By Heather O'Donoghue

From runic inscriptions to sagas, this booklet introduces readers to the vibrant international of outdated Norse-Icelandic literature.

  • An creation to the vibrant international of previous Norse-Icelandic literature.
  • Covers mythology and kinfolk sagas, in addition to much less famous parts, resembling oral story-telling, Eddaic verse and skaldic verse.
  • An creation is helping readers to understand the language and tradition of the 1st settlers in Iceland.
  • Looks on the reception of Old-Norse-Icelandic literature over the a while, as perspectives of the vikings have replaced.
  • Shows how a complete variety of authors from Shakespeare to Seamus Heaney were stimulated via outdated Norse-Icelandic literature.

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DK Eyewitness Books: Viking by Susan Margeson

By Susan Margeson

The main depended on nonfiction sequence out there, Eyewitness Books supply an in-depth, accomplished examine their topics with a special integration of phrases and photographs. Loaded with marvelous colour images of Viking ships and swords, outfits and shields, memorial stones and lovely brooches, this revised and up-to-date version of Eyewitness: Viking bargains a different view into the lives of the Norse humans and their remarkable achievements.

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Discovering the Riches of the Word: Religious Reading in by Sabrina Corbellini, Margriet Hoogvliet, Bart Ramakers

By Sabrina Corbellini, Margriet Hoogvliet, Bart Ramakers

The contributions to Discovering the Riches of the observe. spiritual analyzing in overdue Medieval and Early glossy Europe supply an cutting edge method of the examine of spiritual examining from a protracted time period and geographically wide standpoint, masking the interval from the 13th to the 17th century and with a particular specialise in the 15th and the 16th centuries. difficult conventional learn paradigms, the contributions argue that spiritual interpreting during this "long 15th century" might be defined when it comes to continuity. They clarify that during spite of confessional divides, various analyzing practices endured to exist between medieval and early glossy readers, in addition to between Catholics and Protestants, and that the 2 teams often times even shared an analogous spiritual texts. members comprise: Elise Boillet, Sabrina Corbellini, Suzan Folkerts, Eleonore Fournie, Wim Francois, Margriet Hoogvliet, Ian Johnson, Hubert Meeus, Matti Peikola, Bart Ramakers, Elisabeth Salter, Lucy Wooding, and Federico Zuliani.

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Causality and Scientific Explanation. Vol 1: Medieval and by William A. Wallace

By William A. Wallace

William Wallace brings a great intelligence and years of mirrored image to teach how the concept that of causal clarification can give a contribution to the cumulative progress of information in technological know-how. Wallace's method is ancient in addition to analytical, and is composed in a cautious and hugely unique research of ways the quest for reasons has supplied a paradigm of medical strategy from its origins within the heart a while as much as the current day. the 1st of 2 volumes poses the modern query and strains its beginning again to the 'Posterior Analytics' of Aristotle. the writer then concentrates on medieval technological know-how to record the impression of the 'Analytics' on the universities of Oxford, Paris, and Padua from the thirteenth to the sixteenth centuries, comparing within the method the rival claims of historians of technological know-how as to the significance of those facilities for the genesis of the experimental approach. the amount concludes with a learn of the founders of contemporary technology from William Gilbert to Isaac Newton, exhibiting the unbelievable use they made from causal recommendations of their personal now classical contributions.

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Studies in the text and transmission of the Iliad by Martin West

By Martin West

Through the many years he spent getting ready his variation of Homer, which received around the world reputation, Martin L. West gathered a number of fascinating and new information concerning the transmission of the textual content. he's proposing his findings now during this particular monograph. This paintings will serve to familiarize the Homer student with the newest results referring to textual difficulties within the Iliad; furthermore, it'll make definite of West's editorial judgements extra understandable to the professional.

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Envisaging Heaven In The Middle Ages (Routledge Studies in by Carolyn Muessig, Ad Putter

By Carolyn Muessig, Ad Putter

Envisaging Heaven within the heart a long time bargains with medieval notions of heaven in theological and mystical writings, in visions of the Otherworld, and in medieval artwork, poetry and track. It considers the impact of such notions within the secular literature of a few of the best writers of the interval together with Chr?tien de Troyes and Chaucer. The coherence and wonder of those notions make heaven probably the most striking medieval ‘cathedrals of the mind’. With contributions from specialists such as A.C. Spearing, Peter Meredith, Peter Dronke and Robin Kirkpatrick, this collection is crucial examining for all these attracted to medieval faith and tradition.

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Ovid (Blackwell Introductions to the Classical World) by Katharina Volk

By Katharina Volk

This e-book presents a distinct and obtainable creation to the total works of Ovid. utilizing a thematic procedure, Volk lays out what we all know approximately Ovid's lifestyles, provides the author's works inside of their poetic genres, and discusses relevant Ovidian themes.The first basic advent to Ovid written in English in over twenty years, providing the very newest Ovidian scholarshipDiscusses the full works of OvidAccessible writing and a thematic strategy make this article excellent for a huge audienceA present revival in Ovid makes this well timed version hugely necessary

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