Download E-books Euripides' Escape-Tragedies: A Study of Helen, Andromeda, and Iphigenia among the Taurians PDF

By Matthew Wright

This can be the 1st significant serious learn of 3 overdue performs of Euripides: Helen, Andromeda, and Iphigenia one of the Taurians. Matthew Wright deals a sustained analyzing of the performs, arguing that they're a thematically attached trilogy. He re-examines critical topics equivalent to delusion, geography, cultural id, philosophy, faith, and (crucially) style. those will not be separate themes, yet are noticeable as being joined jointly to shape an complicated nexus of rules. The booklet has implications for our view of Euripides and the tragic style as a whole.

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By Clay and Susan Griffith

Eine atemberaubende Welt, die es so noch nie gab

Vor hundertfünfzig Jahren haben Vampire die Menschen aus den nördlichen Gefilden der Erde vertrieben, doch nun holt die Menschheit zum Gegenschlag aus. Aus diesem Grund reist Prinzessin Adele, die ebenso schöne wie schlagfertige Thronfolgerin des Kaiserreiches Equatoria, in die nördlichen Grenzgebiete, als sie plötzlich angegriffen wird. Erst in allerletzter Sekunde gelingt ihr mithilfe eines mysteriösen Fremden die Flucht. Die Prinzessin ist sofort fasziniert von dem unbekannten Vampirjäger, doch ihr Retter verbirgt ein tödliches Geheimnis...

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Download E-books Platonicus amor: Lesarten der Liebe bei Platon, Plotin und Ficino (Beitrage Zur Altertumskunde) (German Edition) PDF

This research of the ancient realizing of Marsilio Ficinos statement on Platos Symposium units it in courting to the philosophical interpretation of Eros in Plato and Plotinus, whereas whilst offering a multi-faceted description of where of Ficinos philosophy within the highbrow and non secular improvement of the Italian Renaissance. the actual position of Ficinos statement on Platos Symposium, De amore, in the context of the discourse of affection as mentioned in vernacular languages in 15th-century Florence is taken into account, and good as commencing up Ficino to additional interpretation.

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Download E-books Clement of Alexandria: The Exhortation to the Greeks. The Rich Man's Salvation. To the Newly Baptized (fragment) (Loeb Classical Library) PDF

Clement of Alexandria, recognized Father of the Church, is understood mainly from his personal works. He used to be born, might be at Athens, approximately a hundred and fifty CE, son of non-Christian mom and dad; he switched over to Christianity most likely in early manhood. He turned a presbyter within the Church at Alexandria and there succeeded Pantaenus within the catechetical university; his scholars integrated Origen and Bishop Alexander. He can have left Alexandria in 202, used to be identified at Antioch, used to be alive in 211, and used to be lifeless sooner than 220.

This quantity comprises Clement's Exhortation to the Greeks to renounce gods for God and Christ; "Who Is the guy who's Saved?" (an exposition of Mark 10:17–31, about the wealthy man's salvation); and an exhortation To the Newly Baptized. Clement used to be an eclectic thinker of a neo-Platonic sort who later came upon a brand new philosophy in Christianity, and studied not just the Bible however the ideals of Christian heretics.

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Download E-books Plato and his Predecessors: The Dramatisation of Reason (The W. B. Stanford Memorial Lectures) PDF

By Mary Margaret McCabe

Plato and his Predecessors considers how Plato represents his philosophical predecessors in a past due quartet of dialogues: the Theaetetus, the Sophist, the Politicus and the Philebus. those predecessors look in imaginary conversations; and they're refuted after they fail to shield their philosophical positions in debate. Professor McCabe argues that Plato's reflections on those conversations let him to strengthen a brand new account of the rules of cause, and forge a clean view of the simplest life--the lifetime of the thinker.

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Within the 6th century B.C., Pherekydes of Syros, the reputed instructor of Pythagoras and a modern of Thales and Anaximander, wrote a booklet in regards to the delivery of the gods and the foundation of the cosmos. one among the 1st prose works of Greek literature, Pherekydes' publication survives in simple terms in fragments. Drawing on those fragments, in addition to the traditional stories, Schibli right here reconstructs the theo-cosmological schema of Pherekydes. From the mythopoeic production account, colourful narratives of a divine marriage and a conflict of the gods, and his feedback at the soul, Pherekydes emerges as a determine who moved among fantasy and philosophy, and as an incredible witness to early Greek idea in its quite a few manifestations.

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Download E-books Der Verrat der Königin: Die Krieger 2 - Roman (Die Krieger-Serie) (German Edition) PDF

By Pierre Grimbert

Die einzigartige Fantasy-Saga aus Frankreich geht weiter!

Die Suche der Magier ist beendet und das Geheimnis von Ji gelüftet – so scheint es zumindest. Doch Jahre später bricht plötzlich das Böse über die Kinder der Gefährten herein. Erneut droht Gefahr! Für die jungen Krieger beginnt eine abenteuerliche Reise, auf der sie das geheimnisvolle Erbe ihrer Vorfahren antreten müssen. Die Fortsetzung der mitreißenden „Magier“-Serie von Pierre Grimbert!

Fantastisch, voller Abenteuer und spannend wie ein Krimi.

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