A History of the Greek Language

From Its Origins to the Present

Author: Francisco Rodríguez Adrados

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9004128352

Category: History

Page: 345

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"A History of the Greek Language" is a kaleidoscopic collection of ideas on the development of the Greek language through the centuries of its existence.

Introductory Readings in Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy

Author: Patrick Lee Miller,C. D. C. Reeve

Publisher: Hackett Publishing

ISBN: 1624663540

Category: Philosophy

Page: 536

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This concise anthology of primary sources designed for use in an ancient philosophy survey ranges from the Presocratics to Plato, Aristotle, the Hellenistic philosophers, and the Neoplatonists. The Second Edition features an amplified selection of Presocratic fragments in newly revised translations by Richard D. McKirahan. Also included is an expansion of the Hellenistic unit, featuring new selections from Lucretius and Sextus Empiricus as well as a new translation, by Peter J. Anderson, of most of Seneca’s De Providentia. The selections from Plotinus have also been expanded.

Politeia in Greek and Roman Philosophy

Author: Verity Harte

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107020220

Category: History

Page: 399

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Explores how politeia (constitution) structures both political and extra-political relations throughout the entire range of Greek and Roman thought. Topics include the vocabulary of politics, the practice of politics, the politics of value, and the extension of constitutional order to relations with animals, gods and the cosmos.


Author: Anthony Munday,C.W.E. Peckett

Publisher: Bristol Classical Press

ISBN: 9780862921392

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 344

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This is one of the classic course books for those beginning ancient Greek. Designed to give students a working knowledge of the Greek languages in order to examine the ancient texts with confidence and enjoyment, the text includes some of the more familiar of the myths, some of the exciting parts of the Odyssey, and a number of extracts from other Greek authors from the earliest down to the New Testament.

The Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Political Thought

Author: Professor of Greek Christopher Rowe

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521481366

Category: Philosophy

Page: 745

View: 7228


This volume is the first general and comprehensive treatment of the political thought of ancient Greece and Rome ever to be published in English. It covers Plato and Aristotle at length, but also a host of other major and minor thinkers, from Thucydides and the Greek dramatists to Cicero and early Christian writers. It attempts both historical and philosophical assessment of the writers discussed and quotes them generously in translation. It will take its place as a standard work essential for scholars and students of classics, history, philosophy and theology.

Omnibus IV

The Ancient World

Author: N.A

Publisher: Veritas Press

ISBN: 9781932168860

Category: Christian civilization

Page: 734

View: 1010