2 edition of world of books in classical antiquity. found in the catalog.
world of books in classical antiquity.
H L Pinner
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THE DARKENING AGE The Christian Destruction of the Classical World By Catherine Nixey the destruction of the premier artworks of antiquity by thousands of books from its library vanished. The first book of its kind, this richly informative and comprehensive guide to the world of late antiquity offers the latest scholarship to the researcher along with great reading pleasure to the browser. In eleven comprehensive essays and in over encyclopedic entries, an international cast of experts provides essential information and fresh perspectives on the history and culture /5(5).
This remarkable study in social and cultural change explains how and why the Late Antique world, between c and c A.D., came to differ from 'Classical civilization'. These centuries, as the author demonstrates, were the era in which the most deep-rooted of ancient institutions disappeared for all time. By the Roman empire had vanished 5/5(1). This book explores the beginnings and development of geographical ideas in Classical antiquity and demonstrates technical methods for describing landscape, topographies and ethnographies. The survey relies on a variety of sources: philosophical and scientific texts but also poems and travelogues; papyrological remains and visual : Daniela Dueck, Kai Brodersen.
Buy World of Late Antiquity by Peter Brown online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now.5/5(1). Classical Quarterly 47 (i) () Printed in Great Britain 56 TECHNIQUES OF READING IN CLASSICAL ANTIQUITY INTRODUCTION It has gradually become accepted among historians of ancient culture that the Greeks and Romans always, or nearly always, read aloud. They did not read to themselves, silently, save in rare and special cases.
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The World of Books in Classical Antiquity (Italian) Paperback – January 1, by H. Pinner (Author)Author: H. Pinner. The World of Books in Classical Antiquity Paperback – January 1, See all 9 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ — Paperback "Please retry" $ $ Manufacturer: A.
Sijthoff. Books shelved as classical-antiquity: The Iliad by Homer, The Odyssey by Homer, The Aeneid by Virgil, Oedipus Rex by Sophocles, and The Oresteia: Agamemn. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pinner, H L.
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THE WORLD OF BOOKS IN CLASSICAL ANTIQUITY Young Man Reading, Relief in the Abbey of Grottaferrata See page 13 THE WORLD OF BOOKS IN CLASSICAL ANTIQUITY B Y H.
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Pinner was published by the Dutch publisher A. Sijthoff (Leiden) in A second edition (from ) was reprinted by Forgotten Books in Author: Torben Retboll. Classical literature; Classical literature. Rare first editions, signed and inscribed copies, deluxe and collectible editions of books, pamphlets, and ephemera relating to texts composed by Greek or Latin authors in the era of classical antiquity, including such works in translation.
First edition in book form, of the work that transformed. Before the spread of writing, oral literature did not always survive well, though some texts and fragments have persisted.
August Nitschke [ de] sees some fairy tales as literary survivals dating back to Ice Age and Stone Age narrators. 1 List of ancient texts.
Classical Antiquity. Late Antiquity. List of ancient texts. World of Books is one of the largest online sellers of used books in the world. Our massive collection of over 2 million cheap used books also comes with free delivery in the US. Whether it's the latest book release, fiction or non-fiction; we have what you are looking for.
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Books shelved as authors-of-classical-antiquity: The Landmark Thucydides: A Comprehensive Guide to the Peloponnesian War by Robert B. Strassler, The Land. The best books on Religious and Social History in the Ancient World recommended by Robin Lane Fox.
Cultural and philosophical changes that occurred in late antiquity are essential to our understanding of the world today, but few us know much about that period. World of Books is one of the largest online sellers of second-hand books in the world.
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Diverse in nature, Classical World publishes special issues, book reviews, surveys of textbooks and audio-visual materials, and bibliographies of recent research on ancient authors and topics. Classical World represents more than years of peer-reviewed scholarship in Antiquity. A Guide to the Postclassical World.
Author: Glen Warren Bowersock,Peter Brown,Oleg Grabar; Publisher: Harvard University Press ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» A colorful tour of late antiquity covers late Roman, Byzantine, Sassanian, and early Islamic culture and discusses topics ranging from angels in Islam.
Diverse in nature, Classical World publishes special issues, book reviews, and special essays on important topics in classical studies. Classical World represents more than years of peer-reviewed scholarship in Antiquity studies and is the official journal of the Classical Association of the Atlantic States (CAAS).
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His book is largely about the books that had an effect on Shakespeare’s books. Bate thinks of classical antiquity largely in terms of books.
But Shakespeare responded to the ancients at a more visceral level; he was engaged with the people behind the books.
His encounter with classical antiquity did not just shape his artistic temperament. These centuries, as the author demonstrates, were the era in which the most deeply rooted of ancient institutions disappeared for all time.
By the Russian empire had vanished from western Europe; by the Persian empire had vanished from the Near East. Mr. Brown, Professor of History at Princeton University, examines these changes and men's reactions to /5(4).Some of the others among the list were done by late medieval Europeans, but exactly zero of them were about books from Antiquity.
Zero. All of them were contemporary controversial fringe esoteric or theological writings. – vsz Apr 8 '16 at From extant written materials to newly unearthed art-objects, Classical Antiquity's coverage of the Greco-Roman ancient world is truly expansive.
For further information about Classical Antiquity please visit the University of California, Berkeley, Department of Classics homepage. eISSN: Published Biannually: April, October.