Guerre et religion en Gr ce l poque classique

Titre : Guerre et religion en Gr ce l poque classique
Auteur : Raoul Lonis
Éditeur : Presses Univ. Franche-Comté
ISBN-13 : 2251602380
Libération : 1979-01-01

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Raoul Lonis A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Guerre et religion en Gr ce l poque classique Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

La guerre et les rites de guerre dans le juda sme du deuxi me Temple

Titre : La guerre et les rites de guerre dans le juda sme du deuxi me Temple
Auteur : Christophe Batsch
Éditeur : BRILL
ISBN-13 : 9789004138971
Libération : 2005-01

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This book presents the diversity of religious, social and historical practises and representations of warfare in Judaism during the Hellenistic and Roman period. It's conclusion: Jewish war is a theophany.

Warfare and Agriculture in Classical Greece Revised edition

Titre : Warfare and Agriculture in Classical Greece Revised edition
Auteur : Victor Davis Hanson
Éditeur : Univ of California Press
ISBN-13 : 9780520921757
Libération : 1998-10-20

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The ancient Greeks were for the most part a rural, not an urban, society. And for much of the Classical period, war was more common than peace. Almost all accounts of ancient history assume that farming and fighting were critical events in the lives of the citizenry. Yet never before have we had a comprehensive modern study of the relationship between agriculture and warfare in the Greek world. In this completely revised edition of Warfare and Agriculture in Classical Greece, Victor Davis Hanson provides a systematic review of Greek agriculture and warfare and describes the relationship between these two important aspects of life in ancient communities. With careful attention to agronomic as well as military details, this well-written, thoroughly researched study reveals the remarkable resilience of those farmland communities. In the past, scholars have assumed that the agricultural infrastructure of ancient society was often ruined by attack, as, for example, Athens was relegated to poverty in the aftermath of the Persian and later Peloponnesian invasions. Hanson's study shows, however, that in reality attacks on agriculture rarely resulted in famines or permanent agrarian depression. Trees and vines are hard to destroy, and grainfields are only briefly vulnerable to torching. In addition, ancient armies were rather inefficient systematic ravagers and instead used other tactics, such as occupying their enemies' farms to incite infantry battle. Warfare and Agriculture in Classical Greece suggests that for all ancient societies, rural depression and desolation came about from more subtle phenomena—taxes, changes in political and social structure, and new cultural values—rather than from destructive warfare.

Greek Sanctuaries

Titre : Greek Sanctuaries
Auteur : Robin Hagg
Éditeur : Routledge
ISBN-13 : 9781134801671
Libération : 2002-11-01

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First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Myth and Territory in the Spartan Mediterranean

Titre : Myth and Territory in the Spartan Mediterranean
Auteur : Irad Malkin
Éditeur : Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13 : 052152024X
Libération : 2003-07-17

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Greek mythology and cult often served both as expressions of collective, historical identity and of attitudes to lands and territories. Functioning historically, myths provided justifications and legitimations of conquest, displacement, and settlement. Focusing on the Spartan Mediterranean--the world of Sparta and its colonies--this book examines the spectrum of the uses of myth. Extending beyond the Greek world, the book also raises the important question of how peoples relate to and justify their national and territorial identities.

Athenian Potters and Painters III

Titre : Athenian Potters and Painters III
Auteur : John Oakley
Éditeur : Oxbow Books
ISBN-13 : 9781782976646
Libération : 2014-08-31

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Athenian Potters and Painters III presents a rich mass of new material on Greek vases, including finds from excavations at the Kerameikos in Athens and Despotiko in the Cyclades. Some contributions focus on painters or workshops Ð Paseas, the Robinson Group, and the structure of the figured pottery industry in Athens; others on vase forms Ð plates, phialai, cups, and the change in shapes at the end of the sixth century BC. Context, trade, kalos inscriptions, reception, the fabrication of inscribed paintersÕ names to create a fictitious biography, and the reconstruction of the contents of an Etruscan tomb are also explored. The iconography and iconology of various types of figured scenes on Attic pottery serve as the subject of a wide range of papers Ð chariots, dogs, baskets, heads, departures, an Amazonomachy, Menelaus and Helen, red-figure komasts, symposia, and scenes of pursuit. Among the special vases presented are a black spotlight stamnos and a column krater by the Suessula Painter. Athenian Potters and Painters III, the proceedings of an international conference held at the College of William and Mary in Virginia in 2012, will, like the previous two volumes, become a standard reference work in the study of Greek pottery.

The Other Greeks

Titre : The Other Greeks
Auteur : Victor Davis Hanson
Éditeur : Univ of California Press
ISBN-13 : 0520209354
Libération : 1999

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This book claims that agrarianism was the first cause of the classical Greek achievement, that the family farm was the most fundamental thing the Greeks invented, and productive of most of their other inventions and discoveries.

The City of God

Titre : The City of God
Auteur : Saint Augustine (Bishop of Hippo.)
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : STANFORD:36105041234183
Libération : 1871

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Saint Augustine (Bishop of Hippo.) A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de The City of God Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

The Cults of the Greek States

Titre : The Cults of the Greek States
Auteur : Lewis Richard Farnell
Éditeur : Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13 : 9781108015455
Libération : 2010-07-15

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Lewis Richard Farnell's five-volume The Cults of the Greek States, first published between 1896 and 1909, disentangles classical Greek mythology and religion, since the latter had often been overlooked by nineteenth-century English scholars. Farnell describes the cults of the most significant Greek gods in order to establish their zones of influence, and outlines the personality, monuments, and ideal types associated with each deity. He also resolutely avoids the question of divine origins and focuses instead on the culture surrounding each cult, a position which initially drew some criticism, but which allowed him more space to analyse the religious practices themselves. Written to facilitate a comparative approach to Greek gods, his work is still regularly cited today for its impressive collection of data about the worship of the most popular deities. Volume 3 focuses on the cults of Ge, Demeter, Hades, and Rhea.

Argos and the Argolid Routledge Revivals

Titre : Argos and the Argolid Routledge Revivals
Auteur : Richard A Tomlinson
Éditeur : Routledge
ISBN-13 : 9781317696971
Libération : 2014-06-17

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Argos and the Argolid, first published in 1972, presents a study of the history and achievements of the Argives, who have hitherto been largely neglected: partly because Classical Argos is overshadowed by the legends of an earlier millennium, and partly because many of her monuments and records have been lost. Richard Tomlinson describes the region, and considers the relationship between the Argives who claimed Dorian descent and those whose ancestors were in all probability the inhabitants of the region during the Bronze Age. In particular, he emphasises the Argives’ role as a ‘third force’ in mainland Greek history, where they challenged the supremacy of the Spartans in Peloponnesian affairs. This thorough treatment is intended to correct the usual bias in favour of the better documented affairs of Athens and Sparta. It includes an assessment of Argive military and political organisation, and of their contribution to the arts of Ancient Greece.