I, Odysseus

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E, horrified their readers with accounts of the genital mutilation practices of various primitive, sometimes cave-dwelling tribes living around the Red Sea, as well as those of the Hebrews and Egyptians. 44 While some of these tribes amputated only the prepuce, others amputated the glans, 45 and still others amputated the entire penis. 46 Strabo also provides a secular account of the origin of circumcision among the Hebrews.

Shifting Paradigms: New Approaches To Horace's Ars Poetica

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Lindsey Davis, Time to Depart (1995), a Roman informer must start his investigation afresh when murders begin again even though he has succeeded in having Rome's worst criminal exiled; #7 in the Falco mystery series. (1996), a Roman informer's murder investigation leads to the olive oil business; #8 in the Falco mystery series. In the wall-painting from Tiryns, and on a Mycenaean intaglio (Perrot and Chipiez, VI., 426. 21), a number of bands is indicated just below the knee.

Statius: Achilleid (Bristol Phoenix Press - Classic

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This coin had the value of around 10 drachmai and was made between 405 - 380BC. And as in Plato's Book X, where the myth of Er supplies a revisionary religious justification for justice (it will help you to choose your next reincarnation well), so Cicero's Republic concludes with a dream recounted by Scipio Aemilianus about his even more eminent Roman ancestor, Scipio Africanus. Review Stephen Lawhead, Patrick: Son of Ireland, about the fifth century Briton who converted Ireland to Christianity; incorporates fantasy elements.

A Welcome to Alexandria

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Note: Although I am more than happy to receive notes if you have comments on this web site, I cannot answer specific research enquiries [and - for students - I cannot, or rather will not, do your homework!] If you have have relevant e-texts or translations to contribute, please do contact me. Mycenaean words should be written only in the Linear B script. Greece holds a special place among the ancient civilizations to shape Europe, north Africa and Mediterranean Asia --the "Western World."

The Fables of Phaedrus

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On the one hand, the ancient Greeks had no doubt that they were 'one people'; they had the same religion, same basic culture, and same language. With the rise of cities in the later Middle Ages (ca. 1000-1500), abbey and cathedral schools were joined by clergy-run urban schools.12 The later Middle Ages also witnessed the birth of the university: an independent, government-sanctioned institution of higher education. The Return of Scientific Thinking: c.1350AD Two major innovations in the West and Near East pushed their technological advancement in front of that of the Chinese.

The Wrecking Light

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Wherever the Romans went, they established a common law, common language, and common currency. A father would not even consider his own daughters as his children: “men often do not count daughters when asked how many children they have” (Demand, p. 6). There exists a convention in some older works of adding a smooth and rough breathing mark to internal double rhos. For the Greeks, the city-state was essentially a community of citizens making decisions together about matters of communal concern.

Ubique

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All such rights in Company Intellectual Property not expressly granted in by the Company are reserved. This is an excellent research collection for primary source materials. Decoration around the top of a wall or building. WE DO NOT REPRESENT OR GUARANTEE THAT YOUR USE OF THE STREAMING SERVICE WILL BE FREE FROM INTERRUPTION, LOSS, CORRUPTION, ATTACK, VIRUSES, INTERFERENCE, HACKING, OR OTHER SECURITY INTRUSION AND WE DISCLAIM ANY LIABILITY WITH RESPECT THERETO. The urban history of Sparta makes an interesting case history showing that Mycenaean Sparta was not so physically or psychologically secure as its Greek and Roman successors.

Virgil's Garden: The Nature of Bucolic Space

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The reason for this is that ancient Greeks believed that suppression of the emotions was a noble characteristic of all civilized men, while the public display of human emotion was a sign of barbarism. There were two systems of musical notation, a vocal and an instrumental, both of which are, though still problematic. Thus 1260 – the date of William of Moerbeke's complete Latin translation of the Politics—symbolizes a fundamental turning point in political philosophy, one in which Aristotelian philosophy would be widely deployed within certain strands of thought of the Catholic Church, while also inspiring a wide range of philosophical movements and later becoming the target of others.

Poetry and Exegesis in Premodern Latin Christianity: The

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A PDF file, Acrobat Reader needed. - From uja.library.utoronto.ca - http://uja.library.utoronto.ca/index.php/uja/article/viewFile/6453/3444 Olynthus, House A vii 4 (Building) __ Detailed description, plan and photos of this ancient Greek house in Olynthus. - illustrated - From tufts.edu - http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/artifact?name=Olynthus%2c+House+A+vii+4&object=Building Olynthus, Villa of the Bronzes __ "Well-built house of regular plan in the Villa Section of Olynthus."

Hymn to Intellectual Beauty

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Arriving at definite views is not merely a matter of intellectual dishonesty, Sextus thinks; more importantly, it is the main source of all psychological disturbance. This truth is in the highest degree self-evident, accessible to everyone, and just for that very reason, abstractly and rationally, it is only attained with great difficulty. In Ancient Times Greece was a collection of City States. Mary Stewart, The Crystal Cave, about King Arthur's enchanter Merlin; historical fantasy within a mostly realistic historical setting; #1 in the Merlin trilogy.