By Gerard Boter
Epictetus' "Encheiridion", which used to be composed via his scholar Arrian with the aim of giving a entire account of Epictetus' idea, has been transmitted in lots of assets. in addition to the wealthy direct culture there are 3 Christian diversifications, there's the statement by way of the sixth century thinker Simplicus, and there's the oblique culture. the newest severe variation is the "edito maior" by means of Johannes Schweighauser (1798), which doesn't meet the necessities of recent philology. within the first a part of this article there's a complete account of the transmission of Epictetus' "Encheiridion" and the 3 Christian diversifications, in line with all extant manuscripts. the second one a part of the booklet comprises severe variants of the 4 texts.
By Charles Willemen, Bart Dessein, Collett Cox
By Giulia Sfameni Gasparro
Oriental cults right here discussed–the Alexandrian, the Phrygian, and the Neo-Persian–are trendy within the Roman Empire, and for his or her diffusion Sicily geographically and traditionally has specific value. a few many years in the past pioneer reports have been undertaken by means of Ciaceri and velocity. those at the moment are supplemented and outdated by means of a punctiliously documented and profusely illustrated monograph, welcome as a scientific research of all of the present proof.
The bulk of the publication evidently offers with the Egyptian gods. Out of 358 catalogued goods 304 are Egyptian-and of the twenty-three additions within the Appendix just about all relate to Ptah, an seen favorite within the geographical region round Etna because the Nilotic counterpart of Vulcan. approximately one-third of the creation (Chapters I-IV) and Plates LXI-CXXII are dedicated to Cybele and Attis, Sabazius, Mithras, and Dea Syria. The primary curiosity is indicated by means of the frontispiece, a bas-relief of Isis and Serapis, hitherto unpublished.
By Dorothea Frede, Andre Laks
Articles during this quantity, orginally awarded on the 1998 Symposium Hellenisticum in Lille, talk about theological questions that have been critical to the doctrines of the dominant faculties within the Hellenistic age, similar to the life of the gods, their nature, and their crisis for humankind.
By P. J. Harland, Robert Hayward
This article comprises 19 essays on prophecy and apocalyptic. The subject has been selected to coincide with the sunrise of the hot millennium within the yr 2000. The papers learn quite a lot of biblical and early Jewish texts, in addition to the translation of the Bible in additional contemporary instances.
By Alla I. Romanèuk
The e-book is the 1st in a Western ecu language to provide the result of the excavation of Byzantine Cherson (7th-14th centuries) within the Crimea. It deals a entire examine of the topography of town, its fabric tradition, way of life, structure, craft construction, and non secular ideals. Taking all archaeological, written and different proof into consideration, it locations Cherson in the total background of the Byzantine Empire, its outer edge and Black Sea-Mediterranean alternate.
By Graeme Brooker
This ebook defines the background of recent inside layout during the reuse of current structures. This strategy permits the background of the internal to be seen as become independent from the heritage of structure and as a substitute permits the inner to boost its personal old narrative.
Following a short creation, the booklet is geared up in six chapters at the following subject matters: domestic, paintings, retail, demonstrate, relaxation, and tradition. every one bankruptcy contains a variety of case stories in chronological order. fifty two key examples courting from 1900 to the current are explored by way of context, notion, association, and aspect and are illustrated with photos, plans, sections, notion drawings, and sketches.
This detailed historical past should be priceless for college students of inside structure and layout looking a survey adapted in particular for them, in addition to beautiful to common readers
By Steven Marrone
This paintings is ready the improvement of scholastic argumentation in thirteenth-century Europe. It lines the increase of a proper version of technological know-how and ensuing lodgings in conventional attitudes in the direction of human cognition, in particular with reference to the position of divine illumination. Investigated are ten theologians from Robert Grosseteste to Duns Scotus, all mostly linked to a so-called Augustinian present. The research makes a speciality of conception of data and of brain, pertaining to either to the account of human figuring out of divinity on this planet. Of curiosity to historians of medieval tradition and historians of technological know-how, the ebook lays naked the highbrow ameliorations eventually surroundings the level for the emergence of contemporary technology. It moreover advances a unique argument in regards to the fact of "Augustinianism" and "Aristotelianism" in high-medieval idea.
By Edwin Curley, Patricia Fetzer Moreau
The lawsuits of the 1st significant foreign convention on the philosophy of Spinoza to be held within the usa are released the following. Contained are papers on all features of Spinoza's proposal via 31 distinctive students from the USA, Europe, Israel and Australia together with Jonathan Bennett, Alan Donagan, Margaret Wilson, Amelie Rorty, Richard Popkin, Jean-Marie Beyssade, Alexandre Matheron, Etienne Balibar, Pierre Macherey, Emilia Giancotti, Hubertus Hubbeling, and Yirmiyahu Yovel. issues mentioned are Metaphysics, Epistemology and Philosophy of brain, Psychology, ethical, Political and Social Philosophy, and Spinoza's impression,
By H S Benjamins
Eingeordnete Freiheit compares Origen's idea of freedom of selection with the techniques of latest philosophers. the 1st bankruptcy bargains with the philosophical challenge of freedom of selection through the historical past of Greek philosophy. within the moment bankruptcy Origen's writing in this subject is assembled, translated, analyzed and commented upon. The comparability among Origen and his contemporaries leads in bankruptcy 3 to the belief that Origen's idea of freedom differs in particular from the philosophical standpoint, seeing that human freedom doesn't stand against the inevitable development of the pronoia or heimarmene yet to Gods deal with each person. bankruptcy 4 exhibits that the idea of oikonomia in Christian theology is predicated at the proposal of windfall in Origen.