Download E-books Breve Historia de la Antigua Grecia (Breve Historia/ Brief History) (Spanish Edition) PDF

?Semejante planteamiento le exige sintetizar lo más posible y esto se traduce en una enorme claridad a los angeles hora de describir leyendas mitológicas o cuando hace referencia a las obras de Homero y a monumentos arquitectónicos. De igual modo, esta amenidad expositiva le viene muy bien cuando nos habla de los angeles vida social y política de las diferentes ciudades-estado.?
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?Asistiremos al nacimiento de los angeles democracia en Atenas de l. a. mano de Pericles, a los angeles vez que honraremos a los campeones de los primeros Juegos Olímpicos y veremos crecer el mundo conocido al ritmo de las conquistas de Alejandro Magno. Un libro en el que, Dionisio Mínguez, describe desde su amplio conocimiento del mundo griego, l. a. evolución completa de l. a. Antigua Grecia a través de sus grandes personajes y ciudades, de los acontecimientos más destacados y de las más importantes obras de arte.?
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La historia de un pueblo que supo mezclar democracia y esclavitud, conocimiento y mitología,
belleza y violencia, convirtiéndose así en l. a. cuna de los angeles civilización occidental.

En l. a. historia de Grecia aparecen infinidad de factores que influyen en l. a. creación de una cultura que sienta las bases de todas las culturas occidentales posteriores. Uno no podría decir si fue primero l. a. democracia de Pericles que elevó a Atenas a las cimas políticas de l. a. época, o los sistemas filosóficos que corrieron, a veces enfrentados, con l. a. democracia; tampoco podría saberse si los angeles perspectiva áurea que marca las dimensiones de los edificios más majestuosos de los angeles época, es anterior a los avances matemáticos del pitagorismo. Breve Historia de l. a. Antigua Grecia nos presenta una perspectiva overall de l. a. cultura helena y nos ayuda de este modo a dar explicación a esta sociedad compleja que arrancó los cánones estéticos que imperarían durante siglos, que dieron arranque a las matemáticas y a los angeles filosofía, que sacrificaban animales a sus dioses o que lucharon en numerosas guerras entre las distintas polis.

La historia de l. a. Grecia clásica, comienza en Creta, es donde según l. a. mitología vive Zeus, allí se lleva a Europa, una princesa persa, para que engendre a una raza de hombres que reinarán sobre los demás como reyes. Este el inicio de un libro en el que Dionisio Mínguez intenta mostrarnos, de un modo muy divulgativo los avatares históricos de Grecia desde su creación hasta l. a. figura de Alejandro Magno. Pero no pretende el libro relatar una serie de acontecimientos y de datos arqueológicos, sino que nos explica l. a. relación de l. a. historia, l. a. mitología, l. a. filosofía, los cánones artísticos, los angeles política? en una visión amplia y detallada de los angeles vida de este pueblo tan relevante para l. a. historia mundial.

Razones para comprar l. a. obra:

- El autor es un auténtico experto en l. a. materia.

- El libro tiene una perspectiva integradora de las diversas realidades que componen l. a. compleja cultura griega.

- Se descubren en el libro aspectos desconocidos o datos ya vagamente recordados de l. a. cultura helénica.

- Aporta numerosa información unique, tanto imágenes, como una cronología y un glosario de términos y personalidades al ultimate de los angeles obra.

Un recorrido apasionante y overall por l. a. historia de este pueblo que dio origen a nuestra propia cultura. Un pueblo que salió de l. a. mitología y entró en los angeles historia.

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Download E-books A New Companion to Homer (Brill's Paperback Collection) PDF

This quantity is the 1st English-language survey of Homeric experiences to seem for greater than a iteration, and the 1st such paintings to try to hide all fields comprehensively. Thirty best students from Europe and the US supply brief, authoritative overviews of the country of information and present controversies within the many professional divisions in Homeric stories. The chapters pay equivalent recognition to literary, mythological, linguistic, ancient, and archaeological subject matters, starting from such usual difficulties because the "Homeric query" to more recent matters just like the relevance of narratology and computer-assisted quantification. the gathering, the 3rd e-book in Brill's instruction manual sequence, "The Classical Tradition," could be useful at each point of research - from the final pupil of literature to the Homeric expert looking a common figuring out of the most recent advancements around the entire variety of Homeric scholarship. initially released in hardcover

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Download E-books Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece PDF

By Kurt A. Raaflaub, Josiah Ober

This e-book provides a state of the art debate in regards to the origins of Athenian democracy by means of 5 eminent students. the result's a stimulating, serious exploration and interpretation of the extant proof in this fascinating and significant subject. The authors deal with such questions as: Why was once democracy first learned in old Greece? used to be democracy “invented” or did it evolve over a protracted time period? What have been the stipulations for democracy, the social and political foundations that made this improvement attainable? And what elements became the opportunity of democracy into necessity and fact? The authors first learn the stipulations in early Greek society that inspired equality and “people’s power.” They then scrutinize, of their social and political contexts, 3 an important issues within the evolution of democracy: the reforms attached with the names of Solon, Cleisthenes, and Ephialtes within the early and overdue 6th and mid-fifth century. ultimately, an historical historian and a political scientist evaluate the arguments offered within the past chapters and upload their very own views, asking what classes we will draw this day from the traditional democratic event. Designed for a normal readership in addition to scholars and students, the publication intends to impress dialogue by way of offering facet by means of part the proof and arguments that aid a variety of motives of the origins of democracy, therefore allowing readers to hitch within the debate and draw their very own conclusions.

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Download E-books Greek Comedy and Ideology PDF

By David Konstan

In comedy, satisfied endings unravel real-world conflicts. those conflicts, in flip, go away their mark at the texts within the type of gaps in plot and inconsistencies of characterization. Greek Comedy and Ideology analyzes how the constitution of old Greek comedy betrays and responds to cultural tensions within the society of the classical city-state. It explores the utopian imaginative and prescient of Aristophanes' comedies--for instance, an omnipotent urban inhabited by means of birds, or an international of unlimited wealth presided over by means of the god of wealth himself--as interventions within the political problems with his time. David Konstan is going directly to study the extra deepest global of Menandrean comedy (including variations of Menander by means of the Roman playwright Terence), during which difficulties of social prestige, citizenship, and gender are negotiated via elaborately contrived plots. In end, Konstan seems to be at an imitation of old comedy through Moliére, and how within which the ideology of rising capitalism transforms the premises of the classical genre.

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Download E-books The Staff of Oedipus: Transforming Disability in Ancient Greece (Corporealities: Discourses Of Disability) PDF

By Martha L. Rose

Ancient Greek pictures of incapacity permeate the Western attention: Homer, Teiresias, and Oedipus instantly spring to mind. yet The employees of Oedipus appears at incapacity within the old global during the lens of incapacity reports, and divulges that our interpretations of incapacity within the historic international are frequently skewed. those fake assumptions in flip lend weight to modern day discriminatory attitudes towards disability.
Martha L. Rose considers quite a number disabilities and the narratives surrounding them. She examines not just old literature, but in addition papyrus, skeletal fabric, inscriptions, sculpture, and portray, and attracts upon smooth paintings, together with autobiographies of individuals with disabilities, scientific examine, and theoretical paintings in incapacity stories. Her learn uncovers the realities of way of life for individuals with disabilities in historical Greece and demanding situations the interpretation of the time period adunatos (unable) as "disabled," with all its sleek associations.

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Download E-books Expressions of Time in Ancient Greek (Cambridge Classical Studies) PDF

By Coulter H. George

How did old Greek convey that an occasion happened at a specific time, for a definite length, or inside of a given time-frame? the reply to those questions relies on a number of stipulations - the character of the time noun, the demanding and point of the verb, the actual historic interval of Greek within which the writer lived - that latest experiences of the language don't take sufficiently into consideration. This booklet hence examines the conditions that govern using the genitive, dative, and accusative of time, in addition to the appropriate prepositional buildings, basically in Greek prose of the 5th century BC throughout the moment century advert, but in addition in Homer. whereas the focal point is on advancements in Greek, translations of the examples, in addition to an absolutely glossed precis bankruptcy, make it obtainable to linguists attracted to the expression of time typically.

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Download E-books The Language of the Papyri PDF

By T. V. Evans

The fashionable rediscovery of the Greek and Latin papyri from Egypt has remodeled our wisdom of the traditional international. we can't, notwithstanding, make an analogous declare within the particular sector of language examine. even though vital reports of the language of the papyri have seemed sporadically over the last century, we're nonetheless dealing this present day with a linguistic source of remarkable richness which has hardly ever began to be explored. each scrap of papyrus and each ostracon (potsherd) or capsule unearthed has the capability to alter a few element of ways we expect concerning the Greek and Latin languages. This booklet exhibit that strength, through collecting jointly essays from seventeen students who current numerous views and methodological ways. The Language of the Papyri charts present instructions of foreign study, and also will supply a stimulus for destiny work.

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Download E-books Hellenistic and Roman Sparta : a tale of two cities PDF

By Paul Cartledge

A finished account of historical Sparta over the 8 centuries or so following her lack of "great strength" prestige at the battlefield in 371BC. "Hellenistic and Roman Sparta" could be of curiosity to all these occupied with classical experiences, in addition to to the non-specialist reader attracted via the ambiguous repetition of this infamous urban. Paul Cartledge and Antony Spawforth offer an research of social, political and financial alterations within the Spartan group which demanding situations the normal conception of Spartan "decline" in post-Classical antiquity.

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