Ancient & Classical
epub |eng | 2014-08-25 | Author:Emily Wilson

SENECA’S WEALTH Poison is drunk from gold. 24 We turn now to one of the most fraught questions about Seneca’s life story: his vast accumulation of wealth under Nero. 25 ...
( Category: Ancient & Classical May 5,2020 )
epub |eng | 1987-04-18 | Author:Cassius Dio

6. While these events were in progress, Augustus visited Sicily to settle affairs in that island and in other territories, and travelled as far as Syria. While he was still ...
( Category: Ancient & Classical April 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2010-05-14 | Author:Plutarch

ON GOD’S SLOWNESS TO PUNISH [548A] [1] Once our Epicurus1 had finished speaking, Quietus,2 he [B] didn’t give anyone a chance to respond, but since we happened to be at ...
( Category: Ancient & Classical April 19,2020 )
mobi |eng | 2005-06-29 | Author:Plotinus

18. There remains still something to be said on the question whether the Soul uses deliberate reason29 before its descent and again when it has left the body. Reasoning is ...
( Category: Ancient & Classical April 19,2020 )
azw3 |eng | 2006-04-26 | Author:Horace

4 Descende caelo Come down from heaven, Calliope, articulate on the flute a melody long drawn out, or with your incisive voice, if you prefer, or upon the strings of ...
( Category: Ancient & Classical April 19,2020 )
azw3 |eng | 2007-07-25 | Author:Lucretius

Book V Cosmos and Civilization Who can build a fitting song, who has the strength of heart To match the Majesty of Things and these truths in his art? Or ...
( Category: Ancient & Classical April 19,2020 )
azw3 |eng | 1996-09-25 | Author:Aristotle

14. Reference conventions Like many translators of the Poetics I have divided the text into sections and sub-sections to help the reader follow the structure of Aristotle’s exposition. These divisions, ...
( Category: Ancient & Classical April 19,2020 )
azw3 |eng | 2004-10-27 | Author:Plato

Is There a Platonic Theory of Perception in Theaetetus? An affirmative answer is often given to this question: see especially Cornford [2], Modrak [109], Nakhnikian [111] and Reed [114]. Despite ...
( Category: Ancient & Classical April 19,2020 )
azw3 |eng | 2004-07-28 | Author:Menander

ACT ONE SCENE: a street in Corinth. There are two houses, one belonging to Myrrhine, the other to Polemon. Pataikos’s house may have been shown, but it is nowhere necessary ...
( Category: Playwriting April 19,2020 )
azw3 |eng | 2005-02-23 | Author:Seneca

On the Shortness of Life [Our time is so precious we must be sure to make the best use of it] [1] Most human beings, Paulinus,1 complain about the meanness ...
( Category: Ancient & Classical April 19,2020 )
mobi |eng | 1984-01-02 | Author:Jean Baudrillard

ABSOLUTE ADVERTISING, GROUND-ZERO ADVERTISING Today what we are experiencing is the absorption of all virtual modes of expression into that of advertising. All original cultural forms, all determined languages are ...
( Category: Ancient & Classical April 14,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Ziolkowski, Theodore.;

Gilgamesh Psychoanalyzed Despite the early interest of Freud and Jung, which we noted in chapter 1, and the conspicuous exception of Joseph Campbell, the Gilgamesh epic was essentially neglected in ...
( Category: Ancient & Classical April 14,2020 )
mobi |eng | 2010-10-21 | Author:Appian

BOOK IV 1. In this way two of Caesar’s murderers, Trebonius in Asia and Decimus in Gaul, met their deserts when they were attacked and defeated in their own provinces. ...
( Category: Ancient & Classical April 14,2020 )
azw3 |eng | 2017-07-24 | Author:Jeffrey M. Hunt & R. Alden Smith & Fabio Stok [Hunt, Jeffrey M.]

FIGURE 4.5. Piero della Francesca, portrait of the duke of Urbino, Federico da Montefeltro (1490–1492). Tempera on panel. Florence, Uffizi Gallery. Previously existing universities, which long remained strongholds of Aristotelian ...
( Category: Ancient & Classical April 14,2020 )
epub |eng | 2010-12-20 | Author:Woodruff, Paul & Thucydides [Woodruff, Paul]

SPEECH OF THE THEBANS [61] We would not have asked permission to make a speech if these men had given a brief answer to the question, instead of turning against ...
( Category: Ancient & Classical April 7,2020 )