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"A Companion to Ancient Education"

♥ Book Title : A Companion to Ancient Education
♣ Name Author : W. Martin Bloomer
∞ Launching : 2015-09-08
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781444337532
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 144433753X
⊕ Number Pages : Total 520 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "A Companion to Ancient Education presents a series of essays from leading specialists in the field that represent the most up-to-date scholarship relating to the rise and spread of educational practices and theories in the ancient Greek and Roman worlds. Reflects the latest research findings and presents new historical syntheses of the rise, spread, and purposes of ancient education in ancient Greece and Rome Offers comprehensive coverage of the main periods, crises, and developments of ancient education along with historical sketches of various educational methods and the diffusion of education throughout the ancient world Covers both liberal and illiberal (non-elite) education during antiquity Addresses the material practice and material realities of education, and the primary thinkers during antiquity through to late antiquity"Article| W. Martin Bloomer| Statement ..."

"The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Ancient Israel"

♥ Book Title : The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Ancient Israel
♣ Name Author : Susan Niditch
∞ Launching : 2015-12-07
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780470656778
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0470656778
⊕ Number Pages : Total 552 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "The Companion to Ancient Israel offers an innovative overview of ancient Israelite culture and history, richly informed by a variety of approaches and fields. Distinguished scholars provide original contributions that explore the tradition in all its complexity, multiplicity and diversity. A methodologically sophisticated overview of ancient Israelite culture that provides insights into political and social history, culture, and methodology Explores what we can say about the cultures and history of the people of Israel and Judah, but also investigates how we know what we know Presents fresh insights, richly informed by a variety of approaches and fields Delves into religion as lived, an approach that asks about the everyday lives of ordinary people and the material cultures that they construct and experience Each essay is an original contribution to the subject"Article| Susan Niditch| Statement ..."

"A Companion to the Philosophy of Education"

♥ Book Title : A Companion to the Philosophy of Education
♣ Name Author : Randall Curren
∞ Launching : 2008-04-15
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780470997239
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0470997230
⊕ Number Pages : Total 656 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "A Companion to the Philosophy of Education is a comprehensive guide to philosophical thinking about education. Offers a state-of-the-art account of current and controversial issues in education, including issues pertaining to multiculturalism, special education, sex education, and academic freedom. Written by an international team of leading experts, who are directly engaged with these profound and complex educational problems. Serves as an indispensable guide to the field of philosophy of education."Article| Randall Curren| Statement ..."

"A Companion to Women in the Ancient World"

♥ Book Title : A Companion to Women in the Ancient World
♣ Name Author : Sharon L. James
∞ Launching : 2015-06-15
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781119025542
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1119025540
⊕ Number Pages : Total 650 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "This publication presents an interdisciplinary, methodologically-based collection of essays on the study of women in the ancient world. It explores a broad range of topics relating to women in antiquity, including: mother-goddess theory; women in Homer, pre-Roman Italy, the Near East, women and the family, the state, and religion; Dress and adornment; female patronage; Hellenistic Queens; imperial women; women in late Antiquity; early women saints; and many more. PART I Women outside Athens and Rome 5; Case study I: The mother goddess in prehistory: debates and perspectives / Lauren Talalay; 1. Women in ancient Mesopotamia 11 / Amy R. Gansell; 2. Hidden voices: unveiling women in ancient Egypt / Kasia Szpakowska; 3. Looking for Minoan and Mycenaean women: paths of feminist scholarship towards the Aegean Bronze Age / Marianna Nikolaïdou; 4. Women in Homer / Cristiana Franco; 5. Etruscan women: towards a reappraisal / Vedia Izzet; PART II The archaic and classical periods; Case study II: Sex and the single girl: the Cologne fragment of Archilochus / Sharon L. James; 6. Woman, city, state: theories, ideologies, and concepts in the Archaic and classical Periods / Madeleine M. Henry and Sharon L. James; 7. Women and law / Barbara Levick; 8. Women and medicine / Holt Parker; 9. Reading the bones: interpreting the skeletal evidence for women's lives in ancient Greece / Maria A. Liston; 10. Approaches to reading attic vases / Kathryn Topper; 11. Spartan girls and the Athenian Gaze / Jenifer Neils; 12.Interpreting Women in Archaic and Classical Greek Sculpture / A. A. Donohue; 13. Dress and adornment in archaic and classical Greece / Mireille M. Lee; 14. Women and religion in Greece / Eva Stehle; 15. Women and Roman religion / Lora L. Holland; 16. Women in Magna Graecia / Gillian Shepherd; PART III Women in a cosmopolitan world: the Hellenistic and late republican periods / Case study III: Hellenistic Tanagra figurines / Sheila Dillon; Case Study IV: Domestic female slaves in Roman comedy / Sharon L. James; 17. Female patronage in the Greek Hellenistic and Roman republican periods / Anne Bielman; 18. Women on Hellenistic grave Stelai: reading images and texts / Christina A. Salowey; 19. Female portraiture in the Hellenistic period / Sheila Dillon; 20. Women and family in Menander / Cheryl A. Cox; 21. Gender and space, 'public' and 'Private' / Monika Trümper; 22. Oikos Keeping: women and monarchy in the Macedonian tradition / Elizabeth D. Carney; 23. The women of Ptolemaic Egypt: the view from Papyrology / Maryline Parca; 24. Jewish women: texts and contexts / Laura S. Lieber; 25. Women, education, and philosophy / Marguerite Deslauriers; 26. Perceptions of women's power in the late Republic: Terentia, Fulvia, and the generation of 63 BCE / T. Corey Brennan; PART IV The beginnings of empire; Case Study V: Vergil's Dido / Sharon L. James; 27. Women in Augustan Rome / Judith P. Hallett; 28. Women in Augustan literature / Alison Keith; 29. Women on the Bay of Naples / Eve D'Ambra; 30. Early imperial female portraiture / Elizabeth Bartman; 31. Portraits, prestige, piety: images of women in Roman Egypt / Christina Riggs; PART V From empire to christianity; Case study VI: Female portraiture in Palmyra / Maura K. Heyn; 32. Women in imperial Roman literature / Rhiannon Ash; 33. Female portraiture and female patronage in the high imperial period / Rachel Meyers; 34. Women in Roman Britain / Lindsay Allason-Jones; 35. Public roles for women in the cities of the Latin West / Emily A. Hemelrijk; 36. Rari exempli femina: female virtues on Roman funerary inscriptions / Werner Riess; 37. Women in Late Antique Egypt / Jennifer Sheridan Moss; 38. Representations of women in late Antiquity and early Byzantium / Ioli Kalavrezou; 39. Becoming christian / Ross S. Kraemer; Appendix: Women in Late Antiquity (Apart from Egypt): A bibliography."Article| Sharon L. James| Statement ..."

"A Companion to Ancient Near Eastern Art"

♥ Book Title : A Companion to Ancient Near Eastern Art
♣ Name Author : Ann C. Gunter
∞ Launching : 2018-11-20
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781118301258
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1118301250
⊕ Number Pages : Total 704 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Provides a broad view of the history and current state of scholarship on the art of the ancient Near East This book covers the aesthetic traditions of Mesopotamia, Iran, Anatolia, and the Levant, from Neolithic times to the end of the Achaemenid Persian Empire around 330 BCE. It describes and examines the field from a variety of critical perspectives: across approaches and interpretive frameworks, key explanatory concepts, materials and selected media and formats, and zones of interaction. This important work also addresses both traditional and emerging categories of material, intellectual perspectives, and research priorities. The book covers geography and chronology, context and setting, medium and scale, while acknowledging the diversity of regional and cultural traditions and the uneven survival of evidence. Part One of the book considers the methodologies and approaches that the field has drawn on and refined. Part Two addresses terms and concepts critical to understanding the subjects and formal characteristics of the Near Eastern material record, including the intellectual frameworks within which monuments have been approached and interpreted. Part Three surveys the field’s most distinctive and characteristic genres, with special reference to Mesopotamian art and architecture. Part Four considers involvement with artistic traditions across a broader reach, examining connections with Egypt, the Aegean, and the Mediterranean. And finally, Part Five addresses intersections with the closely allied discipline of archaeology and the institutional stewardship of cultural heritage in the modern Middle East. Told from multiple perspectives, A Companion to Ancient Near Eastern Art is an enlightening, must-have book for advanced undergraduate and graduate students of ancient Near East art and Near East history as well as those interested in history and art history."Article| Ann C. Gunter| Statement ..."

"A Companion to the Roman Empire"

♥ Book Title : A Companion to the Roman Empire
♣ Name Author : David S. Potter
∞ Launching : 2008-04-15
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781405178266
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1405178264
⊕ Number Pages : Total 728 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "A Companion to the Roman Empire provides readers with aguide both to Roman imperial history and to the field of Romanstudies, taking account of the most recent discoveries. This Companion brings together thirty original essays guidingreaders through Roman imperial history and the field of Romanstudies Shows that Roman imperial history is a compelling and vibrantsubject Includes significant new contributions to various areas of Romanimperial history Covers the social, intellectual, economic and cultural historyof the Roman Empire Contains an extensive bibliography"Article| David S. Potter| Statement ..."

"A Companion to Science, Technology, and Medicine in Ancient Greece and Rome, 2 Volume Set"

♥ Book Title : A Companion to Science, Technology, and Medicine in Ancient Greece and Rome, 2 Volume Set
♣ Name Author : Georgia L. Irby
∞ Launching : 2016-04-04
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781118372678
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1118372670
⊕ Number Pages : Total 1120 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "A Companion to Science, Technology, and Medicine in Ancient Greece and Rome brings a fresh perspective to the study of these disciplines in the ancient world, with 60 chapters examining these topics from a variety of critical and technical perspectives. Brings a fresh perspective to the study of science, technology, and medicine in the ancient world, with 60 chapters examining these topics from a variety of critical and technical perspectives Begins coverage in 600 BCE and includes sections on the later Roman Empire and beyond, featuring discussion of the transmission and reception of these ideas into the Renaissance Investigates key disciplines, concepts, and movements in ancient science, technology, and medicine within the historical, cultural, and philosophical contexts of Greek and Roman society Organizes its content in two halves: the first focuses on mathematical and natural sciences; the second focuses on cultural applications and interdisciplinary themes 2 Volumes"Article| Georgia L. Irby| Statement ..."

"A Companion to Ancient Epigram"

♥ Book Title : A Companion to Ancient Epigram
♣ Name Author : Christer Henriksén
∞ Launching : 2019-02-20
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781118841723
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1118841727
⊕ Number Pages : Total 736 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "A delightful look at the epic literary history of the short, poetic genre of the epigram From Nestor’s inscribed cup to tombstones, bathroom walls, and Twitter tweets, the ability to express oneself concisely and elegantly, continues to be an important part of literary history unlike any other. This book examines the entire history of the epigram, from its beginnings as a purely epigraphic phenomenon in the Greek world, where it moved from being just a note attached to physical objects to an actual literary form of expression, to its zenith in late 1st century Rome, and further through a period of stagnation up to its last blooming, just before the beginning of the Dark Ages. A Companion to Ancient Epigram offers the first ever full-scale treatment of the genre from a broad international perspective. The book is divided into six parts, the first of which covers certain typical characteristics of the genre, examines aspects that are central to our understanding of epigram, and discusses its relation to other literary genres. The subsequent four parts present a diachronic history of epigram, from archaic Greece, Hellenistic Greece, and Latin and Greek epigrams at Rome, all the way up to late antiquity, with a concluding section looking at the heritage of ancient epigram from the Middle Ages up to modern times. Provides a comprehensive overview of the history of the epigram The first single-volume book to examine the entire history of the genre Scholarly interest in Greek and Roman epigram has steadily increased over the past fifty years Looks at not only the origins of the epigram but at the later literary tradition A Companion to Ancient Epigram will be of great interest to scholars and students of literature, world literature, and ancient and general history. It will also be an excellent addition to the shelf of any public and university library."Article| Christer Henriksén| Statement ..."

"Brill's Companion to Ancient Geography"

♥ Book Title : Brill's Companion to Ancient Geography
♣ Name Author : Serena Bianchetti
∞ Launching : 2015-11-23
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9789004284715
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9004284710
⊕ Number Pages : Total 508 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Brill's Companion to Ancient Geography is the first collection of studies on historical geography of the ancient world that focuses on topics considered crucial for understanding the development of geographical thought."Article| Serena Bianchetti| Statement ..."

"A Companion to Ancient History"

♥ Book Title : A Companion to Ancient History
♣ Name Author : Andrew Erskine
∞ Launching : 2012-11-20
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781118581537
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1118581539
⊕ Number Pages : Total 640 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "This Companion provides a comprehensive introduction to keytopics in the study of ancient history. Examines the forms of evidence, problems, approaches, and majorthemes in the study of ancient history Comprises more than 40 essays, written by leading internationalscholars Moves beyond the primary focus on Greece and Rome with coverageof the various cultures within the ancient Mediterranean Draws on the latest research in the field Provides an essential resource for any student of ancienthistory"Article| Andrew Erskine| Statement ..."

"The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Rhetoric"

♥ Book Title : The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Rhetoric
♣ Name Author : Erik Gunderson
∞ Launching : 2009-07-09
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781139827805
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1139827804
⊕ Number Pages : Total 355 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Rhetoric thoroughly infused the world and literature of Graeco-Roman antiquity. This Companion provides a comprehensive overview of rhetorical theory and practice in that world, from Homer to early Christianity, accessible to students and non-specialists, whether within classics or from other periods and disciplines. Its basic premise is that rhetoric is less a discrete object to be grasped and mastered than a hotly contested set of practices that include disputes over the very definition of rhetoric itself. Standard treatments of ancient oratory tend to take it too much in its own terms and to isolate it unduly from other social and cultural concerns. This volume provides an overview of the shape and scope of the problems while also identifying core themes and propositions: for example, persuasion, virtue, and public life are virtual constants. But they mix and mingle differently, and the contents designated by each of these terms can also shift."Article| Erik Gunderson| Statement ..."

"A Companion to Food in the Ancient World"

♥ Book Title : A Companion to Food in the Ancient World
♣ Name Author : John Wilkins
∞ Launching : 2015-08-17
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781405179409
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1405179406
⊕ Number Pages : Total 472 sheet
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☯ Full Synopsis : "A Companion to Food in the Ancient World presents a comprehensive overview of the cultural aspects relating to the production, preparation, and consumption of food and drink in antiquity. • Provides an up-to-date overview of the study of food in the ancient world • Addresses all aspects of food production, distribution, preparation, and consumption during antiquity • Features original scholarship from some of the most influential North American and European specialists in Classical history, ancient history, and archaeology • Covers a wide geographical range from Britain to ancient Asia, including Egypt and Mesopotamia, Asia Minor, regions surrounding the Black Sea, and China • Considers the relationships of food in relation to ancient diet, nutrition, philosophy, gender, class, religion, and more"Article| John Wilkins| Statement ..."