Socialising the Child in Late Medieval England c. 1400–1600 by Merridee L. Bailey

By Merridee L. Bailey

The query and approaches of integrating youngsters into wider society through the medieval and early smooth interval are debated throughout a variety of modern texts, in either print and manuscript shape. This research takes as its concentration the ways that vernacular literature (including English courtesy poems, incunabula and sixteenth-century published family books, grammar tuition statutes, and pedagogic books) supplied a advisor to socialising teenagers. Theauthor examines how the transmission and reception of this literature, exhibiting how styles of concept replaced in the course of the interval for fogeys, academics, and youngsters alike; and areas young children and relatives studying networks into the context of debates at the background of adolescence, and the heritage of the ebook. Merridee L. Bailey is a lecturer on the division of heritage, Australia nationwide college.

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The Theban Plays of Sophocles (The Yale New Classics Series) by Sophocles

By Sophocles

During this wanted and hugely expected new translation of the Theban performs of Sophocles, David R. Slavitt provides a fluid, available, and sleek model for either longtime admirers of the performs and people encountering them for the 1st time. Unpretentious and direct, Slavitt’s translation preserves the innate verve and effort of the dramas, attractive the reader—or viewers member—directly with Sophocles’ nice texts. Slavitt chooses to provide the performs no longer in narrative series yet within the order during which they have been composed—Antigone, Oedipus Tyrannos, Oedipus at Colonus—thereby underscoring the truth that the tale of Oedipus is one to which Sophocles back over the process his lifetime. This association additionally lays naked the checklist of Sophocles’ highbrow and creative development.Renowned as a poet and translator, Slavitt has translated Ovid, Virgil, Aeschylus, Aristophanes, Ausonius, Prudentius, Valerius Flaccus, and Bacchylides in addition to works in French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Hebrew. during this quantity he avoids own intrusion at the texts and depends the theatrical equipment of the performs themselves. the result's an incredible contribution to the paintings of translation and a model of the Oedipus performs that might charm significantly to readers, theater administrators, and actors.

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The Cambridge Companion to the Greek and Roman Novel by Tim Whitmarsh

By Tim Whitmarsh

The Greek and Roman novels of Petronius, Apuleius, Longus, Heliodorus and others were loved for millennia, yet by no means extra so than now. The Cambridge spouse to the Greek and Roman Novel comprises nineteen unique essays through a world solid of specialists within the box. The emphasis is upon the serious interpretation of the texts inside ancient settings, either in antiquity and within the later generations which have been and stay encouraged by way of them. the entire critical problems with present scholarship are addressed: sexuality, cultural id, category, faith, politics, narrative, sort, readership and lots more and plenty extra. 4 sections hide cultural context of the novels, their contents, literary shape, and their reception in classical antiquity and past. every one bankruptcy contains counsel on extra interpreting. This assortment might be crucial for students and scholars, in addition to for others who wish an updated, available advent into this exhilarating fabric.

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Traditions and Contexts in the Poetry of Horace by Tony Woodman, Denis Feeney

By Tony Woodman, Denis Feeney

This number of freshly commissioned essays covers the total diversity of the works of a very flexible and cutting edge poet. The essays introduce readers to quite a few serious ways to Horace and to Latin poetry, in addition to a few various contexts--political, philosophical, historic. the gathering sheds mild not just on Horace yet on Augustan poetry mostly.

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Annals of Cambridge by Charles Henry Cooper

By Charles Henry Cooper

Charles Henry Cooper charted over part a millennium of lifestyles at Cambridge within the 5 volumes of Annals of Cambridge. Cooper practised as a solicitor in Cambridge, and was once additionally city clerk from 1849 until eventually his loss of life in 1866. He used to be a prepared historian and dedicated loads of time to archival learn, really into neighborhood background. Drawing on vast private and non-private documents, together with petitions, city treasurers' bills, recovery documents, dying certificate, felony articles and letters to ruling royalty, Cooper compiled a finished chronological background of Cambridge, documenting the 'city of students' via its tumultuous political and non secular turning out to be pains. It used to be released in components, within the face of substantial competition from the college professionals, yet used to be ultimately acclaimed as an authoritative account. This moment quantity, released in 1843, covers the Elizabethan interval, from 1546-1601, and contains the founding of the collage Press.

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Seneca: Epistles 66-92 (Loeb No. 76) by Seneca, Richard M. Gummere

By Seneca, Richard M. Gummere

Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, born at Corduba (Cordova) ca. four BCE, of a renowned and filthy rich kinfolk, spent an ill youth and early life at Rome in an aunt's care. He turned recognized in rhetoric, philosophy, money-making, and imperial provider. After a few shame in the course of Claudius' reign he grew to become educate after which, in fifty four CE, advising minister to Nero, a few of whose worst misdeeds he didn't hinder. concerned (innocently?) in a conspiracy, he killed himself through order in sixty five. prosperous, he preached indifference to wealth; evader of soreness and loss of life, he preached scorn of either; and there have been different contrasts among perform and precept. we now have Seneca's philosophical or ethical essays (ten of them ordinarily referred to as Dialogues)—on windfall, steadfastness, the chuffed existence, anger, rest, tranquility, the brevity of lifestyles, gift-giving, forgiveness—and treatises on ordinary phenomena. additionally extant are 124 epistles, during which he writes in a peaceful variety approximately ethical and moral questions, pertaining to them to non-public reviews; a skit at the legitimate deification of Claudius, Apocolocyntosis (in Loeb quantity 15); and 9 rhetorical tragedies on historical Greek topics. Many epistles and all his speeches are misplaced. The 124 epistles are accrued in Volumes IV–VI of the Loeb Classical Library's ten-volume variation of Seneca.

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Greek and Latin Authors on Jews and Judaism, volume 3: by Menahem Stern

By Menahem Stern

A finished corpus of texts in terms of Jews and Judaism through the Greek and Latin authors of Antiquity. the gathering furnishes worthwhile resource fabric at the position of Jews and Judaism within the Mediterranean global in the course of the upward thrust and unfold of Hellenism, concluding with thoughts of Judaism held by means of the Neoplatonist philosophers. The writings of every writer are followed via an creation, a severe gear, an English translation and a close statement within which the assets are tested within the context of the newest scholarship and archaeological findings.

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Threats and Promises: The Pursuit of International Influence by James W. Davis

By James W. Davis

Traditional knowledge dictates that the stipulations of foreign politics require states to pursue "tough" techniques according to threats, ruling out "soft" options equivalent to reassurances or appeasement. In Threats and grants, James W. Davis, Jr., works towards a thought of impact in overseas politics that acknowledges the ability of gives you and assurances as instruments of statecraft. Davis bargains an analytic remedy of provides and assurances, drawing on proper strands of diplomacy conception and deterrence concept, in addition to cognitive and social psychology. development on prospect conception (from cognitive psychology), he develops a testable thought of impact that means supplies are optimal whilst capability aggressors are prompted via a wish to keep away from loss. Davis then considers a chain of case reviews drawn largely from German diplomatic kin within the later 19th and early 20th century. From the case studies—which specialise in such concerns as ecu balance, colonial festival, and the outbreak of the 1st global War—Davis indicates how a mixing of threats and provides in line with reasoned ideas can result in a brand new procedure of extra artistic statecraft.While many severe analyses exist at the use of threats, there are particularly few at the use of gives you. Davis argues that provides were principal to results that have been formerly attributed to the winning use of deterrent threats, in addition to the solution of many crises the place threats didn't deter aggression. Threats and grants demanding situations the traditional knowledge and is an unique contribution to the sector of overseas politics.

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