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Download E-books Nemesis, the Roman State, and the Games (Religions in the Graeco-Roman World) PDF

By Michael B Hornum

Even if Nemesis used to be already respected in Archaic Greece, the most proof for worship comes from the Roman Principate. in this interval very important features of the cult have been the organization of the goddess with the nation, and her presence in agonistic contexts. "Nemesis, the Roman country and the video games" explores those elements, discerning a potential connection among them. the writer starts via discussing the beginning and historical past of the goddess. He then clarifies the ways that the goddess used to be enlisted into the carrier of the Roman emperor and country. eventually, he explains the presence of the goddess virtually solely on the Roman "Munus" and "Venatio" as derived from the functionality of such video games to specific the right kind order of society. "Nemesis" represents an important second look of where of Nemesis within the Roman international. The ebook additionally offers a useful corpus of epigraphic, literary, and iconographic proof for the goddess.

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Download E-books Book III of the Sibylline Oracles and Its Social Setting: With an Introduction, Translation, and Commentary (Studia in Veteris Testamenti Pseudepigrapha,) PDF

By Rieuwerd Buitenwerf

This quantity incorporates a thorough learn of the 3rd publication of the Sibylline Oracles. This Jewish paintings was once written within the Roman province of Asia someday among eighty and forty BCE. It deals insights into the political beliefs of the writer and his conception of the relation among Jews and non-Jews, in particular within the box of faith and ethics. the current research contains 3 components: 1. introductory questions; 2. a literary research of the ebook, translation, and observation; three. the social surroundings of the publication. It goals to extra the scholarly use of the 3rd Sibylline e-book and to enhance our wisdom of early Judaism in its Graeco-Roman atmosphere.

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Download E-books Rethinking Resistance: Revolt and Violence in African History (African Dynamics, 2) PDF

Revolts and violence have continually been gains of African background yet questions usually nonetheless stay as to what and who the pursuits of resistance have been. This quantity experiences the topic of resistance within the gentle of present scholarly proposal. have been political varieties of resistance directed on the imposition or finishing of colonial rule or at African elites benefiting from the onset of capitalist relatives of creation? Or did they've got merely sociological or non secular roots? With contributions from historians, anthropologists and political scientists, Rethinking Resistance analyzes the techniques of resistance, violence and ideological mind's eye, and has chapters on uprisings and revolts in nineteenth-century pre-colonial societies and early colonial Africa, post-colonial rebellions and newer and modern conflicts.

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Download E-books To Each His Home: Inspired Interiors as Unique as Their Owners PDF

By Bilyana Dimitrova

So much folks could agree that, for higher or worse, our homes communicate for us. they're like a moment face we current to theworld. but if does a home turn into your house? it's the second your home starts off chatting with you—in an ongoing dialog propelled by means of the buying, arranging, and rearranging items to precise your character within the areas you inhabit. In To every one His domestic: encouraged Interiors as exact as Their Owners, photographer Bilyana Dimitrova takes readers on a journey of 8 outstanding houses that unabashedly exhibit the personalities in their free-spirited proprietors. Dimitrova's conscientiously crafted colour images, observed by means of short interviews with each one home-owner, create shiny photographs of those exclusive American spaces.

Highly different in nature, the specific and desirable houses featured during this ebook have one impressive factor incommon: none are the made from a qualified inside fashion designer. The owners in To every one His Home don't depend on expert education or draw thought from guard magazines. as an alternative they enable their very own likes and dislikesto consultant their offerings of furnishings and materials, shades and configurations. They positioned the "I" again in inside design.

The houses integrated during this booklet are created through visible artists, a musician and a marionette maker, a painter, aninventor, a retired union steamfitter and previous Golden Gloves welterweight champion, a visible merchandiser, and a retired stay-at-home mom of 7. so much advanced over lengthy classes of time and proceed to alter as their ownersadd to and rearrange their areas. Dimitrova captures those unconventional interiors in lavish large-format photographsaccompanied through the householders stunning insights approximately their individualistic layout techniques. To each one His Home is an surprisingly own selection of inside designs from a various variety of locales—New York urban, la, Pennsylvania, Maine—each demonstrating the magic inside of our succeed in once we encompass ourselves in simple terms with the issues that we like.

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Download E-books Atomic Ranch Midcentury Interiors PDF

By Michelle Gringeri-Brown

Atomic Ranch Midcentury Interiors showcases the virtues of the preferred and ubiquitous ranch homes that sprang up around the kingdom following international battle II. It positive aspects the phenomenal interiors of 8 homes, discusses successes and demanding situations, and indicates the way to stay stylishly. counsel are shared on colour, ground, window coverings, furnishings preparations, and the way off-the-shelf elements could be became customized positive aspects. The owners’ tales clarify why those rooms paintings, and supply you with assets and ideas for every thing from storage doorways to the paintings at the wall.

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Download E-books The New Solomon: Robert of Naples (1309-1343) and Fourteenth-Century Kingship (Medieval Mediterranean) PDF

By Samantha Kelly

The 1st full-length examine of Robert of Naples reign in over seventy years, this quantity analyzes Robert s regulations and picture within the context of bigger shifts in rulership from the center a long time to the early glossy interval. Treating kingship as a joint company of king and court docket, it attracts on an interdisciplinary variety of assets from chronicles, sermons, renowned poetry, and artistic endeavors to diplomatic and archival documents, to re-evaluate the most important problems with his reign and underscore the significance of image-making and negotiation to his rule. the ultimate bankruptcy tracks the legacy of his picture because the clever, followed by way of later fourteenth-century kings of France, Bohemia, and England prior to its eclipse in favour of princely prudence within the Renaissance."

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Download E-books Women, Gender and Language in Morocco (Women and Gender: The Middle East and the Islamic World, 1) (Women and Gender: The Middle East and the Islamic World Wome) PDF

By Fatima Sadiqi

This quantity bargains with the advanced yet poorly understood courting among ladies, gender, and language in Morocco, a Muslim, multilingual, multicultural, and constructing kingdom. The speculation on which the booklet is predicated is that an figuring out of gender belief and women's service provider could be accomplished simply through bearing in mind the constitution of strength in a particular tradition and that language is a crucial section of this energy. In Moroccan tradition, historical past, geography, Islam, orality, multilingualism, social association, financial prestige, and political approach represent the superstructures of strength in which components comparable to social adjustments, contextual ameliorations, and id transformations have interaction within the day-by-day linguistic performances of gender. Moroccan girls are faraway from constituting a homogeneous crew, for this reason the alternatives to be had to them differ in nature and empowering skill, therefore widening the spectrum of gender past cultural limits."

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Download E-books Politics of Parousia: Reading Mark Inter(Con)Textually (Biblical Interpretation Series) PDF

By Tat-Siong Benny Liew

This quantity strikes literary feedback of the Gospels additional into the socio-political fight for liberation - quite, into the world of colonial/postcolonial discourse. Taking heavily the idea that Mark's Gospel was once written lower than Roman colonization, and utilizing "inter(con)textuality" as an underlying idea, it examines the relation among Mark's tale of Jesus and colonial politics, specially Mark's emphasis at the parousia and his buildings of colonial matters. It argues that Mark's apocalyptic at the same time resists and reinscribes colonial ideology when it comes to 3 subject-positions and subject-matters: authority, organization, and gender. Juxtaposing apocalyptic and politics, dissidence and duplication in addition to chinese language American narratives and the Markan textual content, this quantity seeks to reconsider our fight for social swap and the connection among cultural politics and Gospel reports.

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