Author: Samuel Dill

Publisher: Kessinger Publishing

ISBN: 9780766126817

Category: History

Page: 668

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1904. Contents: Aristocracy Under the Terror; World of the Satirist; Society of the Freedmen; Circle of the Younger Pliny; Municipal Life; Colleges and Plebeian Life; Philosophic Director; Philosophic Missionary; Philosophic Theologian; Superstition; Belief in Immortality; Old Roman Religion; Magna Mater; Isis and Serapis; Religion of Mithra.
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Author: Jens-Uwe Krause,Ιωάννης Μυλωνόπουλος,Raffaella Cengia

Publisher: Franz Steiner Verlag

ISBN: 9783515072694

Category: History

Page: 876

View: 3287

Die romische Sozialgeschichte gehort zu den Gebieten, die in den letzten Jahren unter den Wissenschaften vom klassischen Altertum am meisten expandiert sind; ihr wurde eine Fuelle neuer Themenbereiche erschlossen. Die Bibliographie dokumentiert den Forschungsstand zur romischen Sozialgeschichte in all ihren Bereichen, von der fruehen Republik bis hin zur Spatantike, wobei in groaem Umfang auch die Literatur zu den Rand- und Grenzbereichen (u.a. Wirtschafts-, Verwaltungs-, Rechts- und Religionsgeschichte) beruecksichtigt wird. Die Bibliographie (mit insgesamt rund 16000 Titeln) ist damit ein unentbehrliches HIlfmittel fuer jeden, der sich mit der romischen Geschichte beschaftigt. "I imagine that most classical scholars already know that this Heidelberg bibliography is an indispensable tool for a vast range of ancient studiesa a most welcome publication." Arctos.
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A Biography

Author: Anthony R Birley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134695691

Category: History

Page: 336

View: 8047

Marcus Aurelius, the philosopher-emperor who ruled the Roman Empire between AD 161 and 180, is one of the best recorded individuals from antiquity. Even his face became more than usually familiar: the imperial coinage displayed his portrait for over 40 years, from the clean-shaven young heir of Antonius to the war-weary, heavily bearded ruler who died at his post in his late fifties. His correspondence with his tutor Fronto, and even more the private notebook he kept for his last ten years, the Meditations, provides a unique series of vivid and revealing glimpses into the character and peoccupations of this emporer who spent many years in terrible wars against northern tribes. In this accessible and scholarly study, Professor Birley paints a portrait of an emporer who was human and just - an embodiment of the pagan virtues of Rome.
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Holy Men and Their Associates in the Early Roman Empire

Author: Graham Anderson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317799666

Category: History

Page: 304

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Holy men, both pagan and Christian are persistent and puzzling figures in the religious life of the Roman Empire. In this first historical study of Holy Men for more than half a century, Dr Anderson applies techniques of literary analysis to throw light on the lifestyles and behaviour of these figures, from Jesus Christ to Peregrinus Proteus to dio Chrysostom, stressing their individuality as much as their common features. Sage, Saint and Sophist examines the variety of services, real or imaginary, that these colouful figures had to offer and how they maintained their credibility to become the objects of successful religious cults.
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Author: Robert Louis Wilken

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 9780300098396

Category: History

Page: 214

View: 6849

This book offers an engrossing portrayal of the early years of the Christian movement from the perspective of the Romans.
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Author: Lucius Annaeus Seneca,Elaine Fantham

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199533210

Category: History

Page: 314

View: 7588

This is the largest selection of Stoic philosopher and tragedian Seneca's letters currently available. In them Seneca advises his friend Lucilius on how to do without what is superfluous, whether on the subject of happiness, riches, reputation, or the emotions. We learn too about Seneca's personal and political life in the time of Nero.
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Author: D. Morrah

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136610588

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 248

View: 807

First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Her Worship and Magick

Author: DeTraci Regula

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 9781567185607

Category: History

Page: 300

View: 1768

"This work provides information on the modern practice of Isis worship, portraying the goddess as a universal rather than specifically Egyptian deity. It contains rituals and exercises demonstrating how to divine the future using the Sacred Scarabs, cast love spells, and more."--Amazon.
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Author: Eric Robertson Dodds

Publisher: Clarendon Press

ISBN: 9780198143772

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 218

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These essays represent the full range of Dodds' literary and philosophical interests, and his ability to combine profound scholarship with the lucid humanity of a teacher convinced of the value of Greek studies to the modern world.
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Author: Leon H. Canfield

Publisher: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.

ISBN: 1584774819

Category: History

Page: 215

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Canfield, Leon Hardy. The Early Persecutions of the Christians. New York: Columbia University Press, 1913. 215 pp. Reprint available February, 2005 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN 1-58477-481-9. Cloth. $75. * Based on a sensitive reading of all known primary sources, many of a legal or legislative nature, Canfield reconstructs the early history of the Christians' persecution. After discussing their legal basis, he shows how the law was employed from the reign of Nero through the reign of Hadrian. The book has two parts. Each chapter in Part I has a corresponding chapter of relevant source documents in Part II. All appear in translation, some are also presented in the original Latin or Greek. Originally published as Volume LV, Number 2 in Columbia's series Studies in History, Economics and Public Law.
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Author: William Matthew Flinders Petrie

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1108065759

Category: Social Science

Page: 450

View: 7622

A 1906 account of archaeological work in the Sinai Peninsula, notably at Serabit el-Khadim, where the Proto-Sinaitic script was discovered.
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Die tausendjährige Geschichte Roms

Author: Mary Beard

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104031444

Category: History

Page: 656

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Wer hätte gedacht, dass Alte Geschichte so spannend und gegenwärtig sein kann? – Ein neuer Blick auf das alte Rom! Unkonventionell, scharfsinnig und zugleich akademisch versiert – dies trifft nicht nur auf die hochrenommierte Althistorikerin und Cambridge-Professorin Mary Beard selbst zu, sondern auch auf ihre neue große Geschichte des Römischen Reichs und seiner Bewohner: SPQR - Die tausendjährige Geschichte Roms. Begeistert erzählt sie die Geschichte eines Weltreichs, lässt uns Kriege, Exzesse, Intrigen miterleben, aber auch den römischen Alltag – wie Ärger in den Mietshäusern und Ciceros Scheidung. Sie lässt uns hinter die Legenden und Mythen blicken, hinterfragt sicher Geglaubtes und kommt zu überraschenden Einsichten. So erscheint Rom ganz nah – in seinen Debatten über Integration und Migration – und dann doch auch faszinierend fern, wenn es etwa um Sklaverei geht. Die Geschichte Roms für unsere Zeit. In prächtiger Ausstattung, mit über hundert s/w Abbildungen und umfangreichem farbigen Bildteil. »Bahnbrechend [...], anregend [...], revolutionär [...] ein völlig neuer Zugang zur Alten Geschichte.« Spectator »Aufregend, psychologisch scharfsinnig sowie mitfühlend kritisch.« Sunday Times »Meisterhaft [...], diese große Geschichte Roms erweckt die ferne Vergangenheit grandios zum Leben.« The Economist »Ungemein packend [...] ebenso unterhaltsam wie gelehrt.« Observer »Wer hätte gedacht, dass Geschichte so spannend sein kann?« Independent
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366 nachdenkliche Betrachtungen über Weisheit, Beharrlichkeit und Lebensstil

Author: Ryan Holiday,Stephen Hanselman

Publisher: FinanzBuch Verlag

ISBN: 3960920717

Category: Self-Help

Page: 432

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Wie findet man das wahre Glück? Wie lässt sich Erfolg wirklich bemessen? Und wie geht man mit den Herausforderungen des Alltags wie Wut, Trauer und der Frage nach dem Sinn des Ganzen um? Was große Geister wie George Washington, Friedrich der Große, Weltklassesportler oder Top-Performer längst für sich entdeckt haben, liegt mit "Der tägliche Stoiker" erstmals gesammelt vor. New York Times-Bestsellerautor Ryan Holiday und Stephen Hanselman haben das Wissen der Stoiker in 366 zeitlose Lektionen verpackt und zeigen, dass die Philosophie des Stoizismus nicht nur zeitlos, sondern gerade für unsere hektische und unsichere Zeit ein Segen ist. Weisheit, Mut, Gerechtigkeitssinn und Selbstbeherrschung sowie Gelassenheit lassen sich erlernen und helfen uns, in der zunehmenden Komplexität unserer Welt zu bestehen. Die uralten Weisheiten der Stoiker, gesammelt und kommentiert, unterstützen bei diesen alltäglichen Herausforderungen.
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Author: Marcus Aurelius

Publisher: Clap Publishing, LLC.

ISBN: 1635378621

Category: Philosophy

Page: 130

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Die Selbstbetrachtungen des römischen Kaisers Mark Aurel sind die letzte bedeutende Hinterlassenschaft aus der philosophischen Schule der jüngeren Stoa. Maßgebliche Richtschnur für das eigene Denken und Handeln waren ihm die Einordnung in und die Übereinstimmung mit der „Allnatur“. Vernunftleitung und Gemeinwohlorientierung gehören zu den in zahlreichen Wendungen variierten Konstanten der Selbstbetrachtungen, zu denen Mark Aurel auch die Rückwirkungen seines Amtes auf die eigene Person antrieben: „Verkaisere nicht!“
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A Social, Economic, and Cultural History

Author: Henry Charles Boren

Publisher: D. C. Heath and Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 338

View: 4138

Ideal for a one-semester course in Roman civilization or history, Roman Society offers a broad synthesis of the social, economic, and cultural history of this civilization. Topics such as social class, religion, the roles of women and slaves, and inflation are all covered, and maps, photographs, and a chronological chart complement the narrative.
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Author: Luisa Maesano

Publisher: goWare

ISBN: 8867976982

Category: Travel

Page: 546

View: 8303

Scipio, Caesar, Augustus, Nero, Marcus Aurelius ... what was the secret to their power? And the famous Republic, was it really democracy? How were the legions structured? Who exactly were the slaves, the gladiators and the barbarians? What caused the mighty Empire to finally fall? The Handbook is a comprehensive summary of ancient Rome’s history, organized in a totally new format that makes it understandable and easy to scroll. It is the compelling story of Rome from its humble beginnings to the fall of a dominant empire. The book is made up of brief paragraphs with a clear focus on events put into their political and social context. With more than 500 photographs all linked to Google Maps, "A History of Ancient Rome - Handbook for Travelers" couples the historical facts to the places where they actually occurred, making it a truly unique historical guide. The Handbook is an especially useful tool for an archaeological exploration of Rome. Using the internal links in the text you can quickly return to key passages, characters, clarify unfamiliar words and deepen political, military and social aspects of events. There is no shortage of curiosities and anecdotes. The Handbook never veers from the facts and is always reliably historical. The date abbreviations BC (before Christ) and AD (anno domini) are used throughout the book as they are most familiar to the author. The author apologizes for she is well aware of the modern terms BCE (Before Common Era) and CE (Common Era) used by the academic community and NASA. These modern terms actually reflect historical correctness given that Christ’s birth date should be around 6 BCE. And why is that? Well, you’ll just have to check it out in the Handbook.
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