La raison de Rome : Naissance de l'esprit critique à la fin de la République (IIe-Ier siècle avant J.-C.)

By Claudia Moatti

Au dernier siècle de son histoire (entre le IIe et le Ier s. av. J.-C.), alors qu’elle est emportée par les guerres civiles et les conflits extérieurs, l. a. République romaine connaît une véritable révolution intellectuelle sous le signe des « Lumières ». A cette époque marquée par une ouverture sans précédent sur le monde et par l’intégration tremendous des Italiens dans le corps civique, los angeles classe dirigeante modifie peu à peu ses questionnements, ses discours, ses pratiques, et s’interroge sur l. a. romanité.Comment penser lorsque les valeurs anciennes et les associations vacillent ? remark constituer un État, une mémoire, à partir d’une multitude de peuples et de cultures ? Contre l’éclatement, le désordre et l. a. crise, les Romains en appellent à los angeles Raison, tout à los angeles fois norme, principe de pensée, méthode d’organisation et de class ; il s découvrent los angeles critique, los angeles pluralité, l’abstraction, cherchent des catégories générales susceptibles de quadriller le réel et d’en appréhender l. a. diversité.C’est dans cette création de formes, dans los angeles building d’un ordre logique et universel, recouvrant sans les détruire les singularités historiques, que s’impose l. a. modernité de Rome.

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On Pythagoreanism (Studia Praesocratica)

Recent scholarship has proven that no unmarried method bargains a passable total interpretation of Pythagoreanism. The convention "On Pythagoreanism," held in Brazil in 2011, introduced jointly prime students within the box to deal with this factor. The articles accrued during this quantity illustrate the richness and variety of Pythagoreanism and supply a distinct multidisciplinary photo of the nation of Pythagorean stories today.

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A Companion to the Roman Republic

This Companion presents an authoritative and updated review of Roman Republican background because it is at the moment practiced.

  • Highlights fresh advancements, together with archaeological discoveries, clean techniques to textual assets, and the hole up of recent components of ancient study
  • Retains the drama of the Republic’s upward thrust and fall
  • Emphasizes not only the proof of texts and actual is still, but additionally the types and assumptions that students convey to those artefacts
  • Looks on the position performed via the actual geography and atmosphere of Italy
  • Offers a compact yet distinctive narrative of army and political advancements from the delivery of the Roman Republic via to the demise of Julius Caesar
  • Discusses present controversies within the field

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Death by Philosophy: The Biographical Tradition in the Life and Death of the Archaic Philosophers Empedocles, Heraclitus, and Democritus

By Ava Chitwood

How does one die by way of philosophy? In Diogenes Laertius, philosophers bounce into volcanoes, bury themselves in dung, get eaten by way of canines, dangle themselves, drown, and vanish into skinny air -- occasionally all in one lifetime. yet what occurs once we glance past the wonderful and absurd to check the actual ways in which the philosophers' lives and deaths are recounted?

Ava Chitwood's reexamination of Diogenes Laertius's philosophical biographies opens a brand new window at the highbrow tradition and context during which the paintings of philosophers like Empedocles, Heraclitus, and Democritus used to be learn, obtained, and transmitted. Chitwood's research additionally indicates a technique for realizing the interaction among biography and philosophy and for comparing biographical sources.

While Chitwood's technique combines the disciplines of classical philology and philosophy, loss of life by means of Philosophy isn't meant completely for the professional. This research bargains the trendy reader a desirable, clean, and enjoyable view of the traditional literary and philosophical world.

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The Oxford Handbook of Byzantine Studies (Oxford Handbooks)

The Oxford guide of Byzantine Studies provides discussions through best specialists on all major points of this different and fast-growing box. The Oxford instruction manual of Byzantine Studies offers with the background and tradition of the Byzantine Empire, the japanese half the past due Roman Empire, from the fourth to the fourteenth century. Its centre used to be town previously often called Byzantium, refounded as Constantinople in 324 CE, the present-day Istanbul. less than its emperors, patriarchs, and all-pervasive forms Byzantium built a particular society: Greek in language, Roman in felony process, and Christian in faith. Byzantium's effect within the eu heart a while is tough to over-estimate, as a bulwark opposed to invaders, as a meeting-point for alternate from Asia and the Mediterranean, as a parent of the classical literary and creative history, and as a author of its personal significant creative style.

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Idées romaines

By Georges Dumézil

Depuis trente ans, Georges Dumézil discover l. a. plus ancienne pensée des Romains sous un éclairage doublement nouveau. D'une half beaucoup de ideas, de kinds divins, de cultes sont le prolongement de représentations et de pratiques déjà indo-européennes, conservées aussi chez d'autres peuples de los angeles famille. D'autre half, les créations, propres à Rome, loin de relever d'une mentalité balbutiante, se situent à un honorable niveau de réflexion. los angeles démonstration d'ensemble a été donnée en 1966 pour les faits proprement religieux, dans los angeles faith romaine archaïque et pour l. a. pseudo-histoire des origines, en 1968, dans Mythe et Épopée, I. Elle doit être étendue à quantité de issues de droit, d'institutions, de traditions, bref à beaucoup d'«idées», et dans los angeles faith même, plusieurs divinités doivent être étudiées de plus près. C'est l. a. matière des trois groupes d'articles, en grande partie récrits, qui forment ce recueil.

Deuxième édition en 1979.

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Euripides V: Bacchae, Iphigenia in Aulis, The Cyclops, Rhesus (The Complete Greek Tragedies)

Euripides V contains the performs “The Bacchae,” translated through William Arrowsmith; “Iphigenia in Aulis,” translated through Charles R. Walker; “The Cyclops,” translated by means of William Arrowsmith; and “Rhesus,” translated by means of Richmond Lattimore.
 
Sixty years in the past, the college of Chicago Press undertook a momentous venture: a brand new translation of the Greek tragedies that will be the final word source for academics, scholars, and readers. They succeeded. below the professional administration of eminent classicists David Grene and Richmond Lattimore, these translations mixed accuracy, poetic immediacy, and readability of presentation to render the surviving masterpieces of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides in an English so energetic and compelling that they continue to be the normal translations. this day, Chicago is taking pains to make sure that our Greek tragedies stay the prime English-language models through the twenty-first century.
 
In this hugely expected 3rd version, Mark Griffith and Glenn W. such a lot have rigorously up-to-date the translations to convey them even toward the traditional Greek whereas conserving the vibrancy for which our English models are well-known. This variation additionally comprises brand-new translations of Euripides’ Medea, The youngsters of Heracles, Andromache, and Iphigenia one of the Taurians, fragments of misplaced performs via Aeschylus, and the surviving component to Sophocles’s satyr-drama The Trackers. New introductions for every play supply crucial information regarding its first creation, plot, and reception in antiquity and past. moreover, each one quantity contains an creation to the existence and paintings of its tragedian, in addition to notes addressing textual uncertainties and a word list of names and areas pointed out within the plays.
 
In addition to the recent content material, the volumes were reorganized either inside of and among volumes to mirror the main updated scholarship at the order during which the performs have been initially written. the result's a suite of good-looking paperbacks destined to introduce new generations of readers to those foundational works of Western drama, paintings, and life.

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Diogenes Laertius: Lives of Eminent Philosophers, Volume II, Books 6-10 (Loeb Classical Library No. 185)

By Diogenes Laertius

This wealthy compendium at the lives and doctrines of philosophers levels over 3 centuries, from Thales to Epicurus (to whom the total 10th e-book is devoted); forty five vital figures are portrayed. Diogenes Laertius rigorously compiled his details from hundreds of thousands of assets and enriches his bills with various quotations.

Diogenes Laertius lived most likely within the past 1/2 the third century CE, his ancestry and birthplace being unknown. His background, in ten books, is split unscientifically into 'Successions' or sections: 'Ionian' from Anaximander to Theophrastus and Chrysippus, together with the Socratic faculties; 'Italian' from Pythagoras to Epicurus, together with the Eleatics and sceptics. it's a very precious choice of quotations and facts.

The Loeb Classical Library version of Diogenes Laertius is in volumes.

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The Earliest Syriac Translation of Aristotle's Categories: Text, Translation and Commentary (Aristoteles Semitico-Latinus)

Aristotle s good judgment first grew to become identified within the center East during the medium of the Syriac language at a time sooner than the increase of classical Arabic philosophy. the current quantity makes on hand for the 1st time the earliest Syriac translation (sixth century advert) of the types, that's right here edited including an English translation, analytical observation, glossaries and indices. the supply of such an enormous early paintings will allow the beginnings of the Semitic Aristotelian culture to be studied extra comprehensively. it will open how to a greater realizing of either the learn of Aristotelian good judgment in Syriac and in addition of the importance of the Syriac culture for the genesis and upward thrust of Arabic logic."

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