Download Questions and Answers for Physicians: A Medieval Arabic by Abd Al-Aziz Al-Sulami, Gary Leiser, Noury Al-Khaledy, Abd PDF

By Abd Al-Aziz Al-Sulami, Gary Leiser, Noury Al-Khaledy, Abd Al-aziz Ibn Abd Al-jabbar Sulami

It is a translation and version of the medieval Arabic clinical paintings entitled Imtih?n al-alibb?' li-k?ffat al-atibb?' ["The specialists' exam for All Physicians"]. it's a research consultant for college students of medication ready by way of Abd al-Az?z al-Sulami who was once leader of medication to the Ayy?bid sultan in Cairo among 596/1200 and 604/1208. it truly is composed of ten chapters on ten fields of medication: the heart beat, urine, fevers and crises, indicators, medications, therapy, ophthalmology, surgical procedure, bonesetting, and basics. every one bankruptcy includes twenty questions about the respective topic with the reply to every query. moreover an expert is mentioned for every resolution. This paintings sheds mild on clinical schooling within the medieval heart East and is an epitome of the scientific wisdom of the time.

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Download The Life and Miracles of Thekla: A Literary Study (Hellenic by Scott Fitzgerald Johnson PDF

By Scott Fitzgerald Johnson

The existence and Miracles of Thekla bargains a different view at the reception of classical and early Christian literature in overdue Antiquity. This research examines the Life and Miracles as an complex instance of Greek writing and makes an attempt to situate the paintings amidst a wealth of comparable literary types from the classical global. the 1st 1/2 the lifestyles and Miracles is an erudite paraphrase of the recognized second-century Acts of Paul and Thekla. the second one part is a set of forty-six miracles that Thekla labored prior to and through the composition of the gathering.

This learn represents a close research into the literary personality of this formidable Greek paintings from overdue Antiquity.

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Download Writing Medieval Biography, 750-1250: Essays in Honour of by David Bates, Julia Crick, Sarah Hamilton PDF

By David Bates, Julia Crick, Sarah Hamilton

Biography is likely one of the oldest, hottest and most foresightful of literary varieties. might be the easiest attested narrative type of the center a long time, it keeps to attract smooth historians of the medieval interval to its atypical problem to explicate the overall during the specific: the biographer's judgements to impose or to withstand the imposition of order on biographical remnants bring up matters which visit the center of ancient process. This assortment, compiled in honour of a individual glossy exponent of the artwork of biography, comprises 16 essays via prime students which research the bounds and probabilities of the style for the interval among 750AD and 1250AD. starting from pivotal figures equivalent to Charlemagne, William the Conqueror and St Bernard, to the nameless lady skeleton in an Anglo-Saxon grave, from kings and queens to clerks and saints, and from person to the collective biographies, this assortment investigates either medieval biographical writings, and the problems surrounding the writing of medieval lives. Professor DAVID BATES is Director of the Institute of historic learn; Dr JULIA CRICK and Dr SARAH HAMILTON train within the division of historical past on the collage of Exeter. participants: JANET L. NELSON, ROBIN FLEMING, BARBARA YORKE, RICHARD ABELS, SIMON KEYNES, PAULINE STAFFORD, ELISABETH VAN HOUTS, DAVID BATES, JANE MARTINDALE, CHRISTOPHER HOLDSWORTH, LINDY supply, MARJORIE CHIBNALL, EDMUND KING, JOHN GILLINGHAM, DAVID CROUCH, NICHOLAS VINCENT

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Download Dictionnaire étymologique de la langue grecque : Histoire by Pierre Chantraine PDF

By Pierre Chantraine

En 1999, une nouvelle édition réunissait en un seul quantity compact (17 x 22 cm, reliure souple) les four tomes de l'édition originale (1968-1980) et un supplément de seventy eight pages de ce grand classique du catalogue Klincksieck. Les réimpressions successives ont altéré l. a. lisibilité de certains caractères (effacements progressifs de lettres ou graisse rendant difficile l. a. lecture des accents, esprits et signes diacritiques). C'est une composition entièrement refaite avec soin et une nouvelle mise en web page sur grand structure qui sont proposées ici aux lecteurs (étudiants, chercheurs mais aussi curieux) dans le yet d'en faire un outil maniable, pratique et résistant (grandes marges, double colonnes, reliure pleine toile velours noir et jaquette), enrichi d'un nouveau supplément.

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Download Pindar's Songs for Young Athletes of Aigina by Anne Pippin Burnett PDF

By Anne Pippin Burnett

This ebook contains person experiences of Pindar's 11 odes for Aiginetan victors, preceded through a short survey of the heritage of the island and the character of its aristocracy. Anne Pippin Burnett's dialogue is very conscious of questions of mythic self-presentation, as exemplified within the pedimental sculptures of the Aphaia Temple and the parallel "narrative" sections of the odes. the general quandary is with Pindaric innovations for unifying an viewers and prime it right into a shared event of encouraged good fortune, yet there's additionally a priority with the realities of athletic contest and its party.

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Download Beyond Greek: The Beginnings of Latin Literature by Denis Feeney PDF

By Denis Feeney

Virgil, Ovid, Cicero, Horace, and different authors of historical Rome are so firmly validated within the Western canon at the present time that the delivery of Latin literature turns out inevitable. but, Denis Feeney boldly argues, the beginnings of Latin literature have been whatever yet inevitable. The cultural flourishing that during time produced the Aeneid, the Metamorphoses, and different Latin classics used to be one of many strangest occasions in history.

Beyond Greek strains the emergence of Latin literature from 240 to one hundred forty BCE, starting with Roman degree productions of performs that represented the 1st translations of Greek literary texts into one other language. From a latest standpoint, translating foreign-language literature into the vernacular turns out completely general. yet in an historical Mediterranean global made of many multilingual societies without such as the text-based literature of the Greeks, literary translation was once strange if no longer extraordinary. Feeney indicates the way it allowed Romans to systematically take over Greek different types of tragedy, comedy, and epic, making them their very own and giving delivery to what has develop into referred to as Latin literature.

The progress of Latin literature coincides with a interval of dramatic switch in Roman society. The robust yet geographically constrained Roman city-state of 320 BCE had conquered all of Italy simply fifty years later. by the point Rome turned the unquestioned dominant strength within the Mediterranean over the process the subsequent century, its voters may boast of getting a different vernacular literature, in addition to a historic culture and mythology, that placed them in a different dating with Greek culture.

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