By Richard D. Weigel
Read Online or Download Lepidus: The Tarnished Triumvir PDF
Similar ancient history books
Even though shortlived, Lysimachus' Hellespontine empire foreshadowed these of Pergamum and Byzantium. Lund's e-book units his activities considerably in the context of the risky early Hellenistic international and perspectives them as a part of a continuum of imperial rule in Asia minor. She demanding situations the idea that he was once a vicious, yet eventually incompetent tyrant.
A ground-breaking edited assortment charting the increase and fall of sorts of unfree labour within the old Mediterranean and within the smooth Atlantic, using the method of comparative historical past. The 11 chapters within the booklet care for conceptual matters and diverse methods to historic comparability, and contain particular case-studies starting from the traditional different types of slavery of classical Greece and of the Roman empire to the trendy examples of slavery that characterized the Caribbean, Latin the USA and the U.S..
Browne's well-known paintings, first released in 1902, was once the fundamental textual content on literary historical past in Persian stories for a few years. As an summary of Persian literature from the earliest instances till Firdawsi, it is still a precious reference. Out of print for it slow, it really is now reissued as a library variation, in facsimile to seize the texture of the unique variation.
The advance of technology within the sleek global is usually held to rely on such associations as universities, peer-reviewed journals, and democracy. How, then, did new technology emerge within the pre-modern tradition of the Hellenistic Egyptian monarchy? Berrey argues that the court docket society shaped round the Ptolemaic pharaohs Ptolemy III and IV (reigned successively 246-205/4 BCE) supplied an viewers for cross-disciplinary, discovered wisdom, as physicians, mathematicians, and mechanicians clothed themselves within the virtues of courtiers attendant at the kings.
- The Greek Epic Cycle and its Ancient Reception: A Companion
- Federalism in Greek Antiquity
- Rationalizing Myth in Antiquity
- Law's Cosmos: Juridical Discourse in Athenian Forensic Oratory
Additional info for Lepidus: The Tarnished Triumvir
Lepidus: The Tarnished Triumvir by Richard D. Weigel