Attis: Between Myth and History: King, Priest and God by Maria Grazia Lancellotti

By Maria Grazia Lancellotti

This quantity offers with the determine of Attis. The paintings goals to re-evaluate the legendary and cultic information regarding this personality, attempting to offer evidence of the methods of "construction" and "reconstruction" that experience contributed to the moulding of the various sorts of Attis that constructed because of quite a few calls for inside of diverse spiritual traditions. After an advent concerning the background of the stories, the 1st half examines the oldest proof on Attis, resorting to comparability with spiritual traditions prior to or modern with Phrygian tradition. the second one half tackles the classical international and collects the weather of continuity and of innovation in recognize of Asianic non secular traditions. The 3rd half analyses the matter of the tactics of reinterpretation of the normal cults that either the "pagan" philosophers and the fathers of the Church effected. The hyperlink among Attis and demise is mentioned within the fourth half.

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Investigating Arabic: Current Parameters in Analysis and by Professor of Arabic and Linguistics and Director of the

By Professor of Arabic and Linguistics and Director of the Arabic Language Programs Alaa Elgibali

This booklet bargains a variety evaluate of present study matters in Arabic linguistics, extending from the overall to the explicit. It contains intensive investigations of theoretical and utilized subject matters which are of curiosity to common and Arabic linguistics: computational research of Arabic, Arabic dialectology, acquisition of Arabic as a local language, studying and instructing Arabic as a primary or international language, sociolinguistic research of Arabic, and the prestige of Arabic in ecu academe. regardless of the seeming variety of the subjects, they fall thematically into significant inter-related different types, research and studying. each one bankruptcy is a considerate mirrored image of a tremendous present pattern within the examine of Arabic.

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The Dictionary of the North-West Semitic Inscriptions by J. Hoftijzer

By J. Hoftijzer

The North-West Semitic epigraphic contributes significantly to our knowing of the outdated testomony and of the Ugaritic texts and to our wisdom of the North-West Semitic languages as such. This dictionary in volumes is anxious with the North-West Semitic fabric present in inscriptions, papyri and ostraca in Phoenician, Punic, Hebrew, numerous sorts of Aramaic, Ammonite, Edomite, the language of Deir Alla et cetera. the cloth covers the interval from ca. a thousand B.C. to ca. three hundred A.D. in addition to translations the entries contain discussions and whole references to scholarly literature. The ebook is a translated, up-to-date and significantly augmented version of Jean & Hoftijzer, Dictionnaire des inscriptions semitiques de l'ouest. The additions situation newly chanced on texts in addition to references to new scholarly literature. The ebook is an integral device for examine in North-West Semitic epigraphy, at the previous testomony and on Ugaritic texts, and for Semitic linguistics.

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Step by Step Home Design & Decorating by C. Steel

By C. Steel

Пошаговый дизайн и косметический ремонт дома. Чтобы ремонт не превратился в бесконечный процесс, отнимающий время и ресурсы к его проведению нужно грамотно подготовиться. Для этого нужно знать, с чего начать ремонт. Ведь ремонтные работы, как и любые другие, нуждаются в детальном плане.

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Simple Decorating: 50 Ways to Inspire Your Home by Melissa Michaels

By Melissa Michaels

Forget the Renovation—Just upload Inspiration

with a purpose to jump-start your variety and refresh your place without having energy instruments and a successful lottery price tag, make Simple Decorating your go-to source for can-do decor. Spark your makeover momentum with 50 no-fuss counsel and notice how you can

  • get unstuck by means of embracing a method that's your very own
  • transform your areas with easy colour, window remedies, and furnishings choices
  • layer in character and heat with texture and patterns
  • turn hard-to-love parts into favourite locations with inventive concealments
  • highlight your family's tale and way of life with accessories

even if you begin with one tip or take those on as a problem for the month, it is by no means been extra enjoyable (or attainable) to create a house you cannot wait to come back domestic to.

The encouraged rules assortment is a sequence of books with effortless tips and enjoyable photographs to encourage the parts of your lifestyles that topic such a lot to you.

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The Classical Commentary: Histories, Practices, Theory by Gibson, Chris(tina) Shuttleworth Kraus

By Gibson, Chris(tina) Shuttleworth Kraus

This assortment explores the problems raised by way of the writing and interpreting of commentaries on classical Greek and Latin texts. Written basically via practicing commentators, the papers study: philosophical, narratological and historiographical commentaries; historical, Byzantine and Renaissance observation perform and idea, with distinct emphasis on Galen, Tzetzes and l. a. Cerda; the connection among the writer of the first textual content, the statement author and the reader; certain difficulties posed by way of fragmentary and spurious texts; the function and scope of quotation, selectivity, lemmatization and revision; the sensible way forward for commentary-writing and booklet; and how pcs are altering the form of classical remark. With a genesis in dialogue panels fixed within the united kingdom in 1996 and the us in 1997, this quantity keeps foreign discussion at the style and way forward for commentaries.

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Anicii Manlii Severini Boethii De divisione liber: Critical by Professor & Chair of Centre for Medieval Studies John Magee

By Professor & Chair of Centre for Medieval Studies John Magee

This quantity presents the 1st severe version of Boethius' De divisione. the significance of Boethius' treatise is twofold: it used to be commonly learn within the medieval colleges, and it preserves the one identified vestiges of Porphyry's observation on Plato's Sophist and of Andronicus' treatise on diaeresis.
The booklet is in 4 major sections: prolegomena in 3 components, facing the date, source(s), and textual content of De divisione; severe textual content with equipment and English translation; targeted philological and philosophical statement; appendix, bibliography, and be aware index.
This is the 1st variation of De divisione in accordance with the earliest extant manuscripts, and the 1st whole statement in any smooth language. it is going to be of specific curiosity to scholars of later historic and medieval philosophy and literature.

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Congress Volume: Jerusalem 1986 by John A. Emerton

By John A. Emerton

The foreign association for the examine of the outdated testomony, which had formerly held all its Congresses in Europe, went outdoor that continent for the 1st time in 1986 and visited the land the place lots of the occasions recorded within the outdated testomony came about. The Congress was once held from 24 to 29 August less than the Presidency of Professor Benjamin Mazar on the Hebrew college of Jerusalem, and the final ceremonial dinner used to be held within the Knesset. The Secretary of the Congress was once Professor Avi Hurvitz, additionally of the Hebrew collage, assisted via Mrs Janet Amitai with nice potency. these attending the Congress got the chance to work out locations of biblical curiosity, either on a trip to websites of archaeological discoveries in Jerusalem through the Congress and on box journeys and an day trip earlier than and after. additionally, there has been a trip to the Israel Museum and the Shrine of the e-book, which comprise loads of significance for biblical students. there have been additionally invites to go to the nationwide and collage Library, the British tuition of Archaeology in Jerusalem, and the Nelson Glueck institution of Biblical Archaeology of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of faith. As ordinary, students from many nations attended the Congress, and it was once satisfying quantity from japanese Europe have been in a position to be present.
This quantity includes many of the papers learn on the Congress. Professor James Barr's paper, "The distribution of plene and faulty spellings within the Masoretic textual content: its contribution to the research of textual content and language", doesn't seem right here simply because its subject material will shape a part of the e-book of his Schweich Lectures on the British Academy in 1986.

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I culti orientali in Sicilia by Giulia Sfameni Gasparro

By Giulia Sfameni Gasparro

Oriental cults the following discussed–the Alexandrian, the Phrygian, and the Neo-Persian–are famous within the Roman Empire, and for his or her diffusion Sicily geographically and traditionally has specific significance. a few many years in the past pioneer stories have been undertaken by means of Ciaceri and speed. those are actually supplemented and outmoded via a punctiliously documented and profusely illustrated monograph, welcome as a scientific research of all of the present proof.

The bulk of the ebook clearly bargains 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 noticeable favorite within the geographical region round Etna because the Nilotic counterpart of Vulcan. approximately one-third of the advent (Chapters I-IV) and Plates LXI-CXXII are dedicated to Cybele and Attis, Sabazius, Mithras, and Dea Syria. The imperative curiosity is indicated by way of the frontispiece, a bas-relief of Isis and Serapis, hitherto unpublished.

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The Transformation of Frontiers: From Late Antiquity to the by Walter Pohl, Ian Wood, Helmut Reimitz

By Walter Pohl, Ian Wood, Helmut Reimitz

Within the strategy of the transformation of the Roman international, the suggestion of frontiers, but in addition their topography replaced. inside of and past the previous Roman empire, new frontiers have been proven. This quantity explores their which means and their impression. 3 contributions talk about Roman frontiers and their notion in overdue antiguity, demonstrating that they weren't easily defence strains, but in addition a foundation for offensive operations, a spotlight in eleborate alternate networks and a way of inner regulate. The frontiers of early medieval kingdoms are the themes of a number of papers, of which suggest theorectial medels for an knowing of the area and frontier, of liminality and centrality, wheras othersanalyse the development, but in addition within the context of conversion and missions. It turns into transparent that the transformation of frontiers was once now not a linear technique during which the imperial frontiers have been deserted and the technique of controlling them declined, and the hot kningdoms progressively controlled to outline their frontiers. particularly, the measure to which keep an eye on used to be validated on liminal events relied on particular situations and can't be generalized.

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