Download Brill's Companion to Greek and Latin Pastoral (Brill's by Professor Marco Fantuzzi, Theodore D Papanghelis PDF

By Professor Marco Fantuzzi, Theodore D Papanghelis

This quantity on Greek and Latin Pastoral contains articles via a world staff of twenty-three students. The contributions specialize in the historic genesis, stylistic and narrative positive factors and evolution of pastoral, either as style and mode, from Theocritus to the Byzantine interval. specific consciousness has been paid to the assumption of the "invention of a tradition", and to pastoral's thematic and formal dating with different literary genres. of their totality, the contributions, in addition to providing a entire evaluation of the kind of established concerns and concepts mentioned in reference to pastoral, aspect to new emphases, tendencies and insights in present scholarly paintings during this sector. the quantity is addressed to a variety of scholars and students in classics, yet a lot in it's going to even be of curiosity to these operating within the fields of comparative and glossy literatures.

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Download European Arrest Warrant by Libor Klimek (auth.) PDF

By Libor Klimek (auth.)

This booklet examines the ecu arrest warrant as a winning and powerful software for judicial co-operation in legal issues within the eu Union. delivering complete content material and mixing theoretical and sensible elements, it covers the entire significant concerns surrounding the eu arrest warrant. The booklet analyses its genesis, major good points, quit technique, case legislation, implementation and the newest advancements. rather than focusing exclusively on a legal legislation strategy, it additionally considers the topic from the viewpoint of ecu Union legislation and constitutional law.

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Download Hyperboreans: Myth and History in Celtic-Hellenic Contacts by Timothy P. Bridgman PDF

By Timothy P. Bridgman

In Greek mythology, Hyperboreans have been a tribe who lived a ways to Greece's north. Contained in what has come right down to us of Greek literary culture are texts that determine the Hyperboreans with the Celts, or Hyperborean lands with Celtic ones. This groundbreaking booklet experiences the texts that make or indicate this identity, and offers the reason why a few historical Greek authors pointed out a legendary individuals with a precise one. Timothy P. Bridgman demonstrates not just that those authors mythologize heritage, yet that they used the normal Greek parallel legendary global to interpret background all through historic Greek tradition, notion and literature.

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Download Lucretius: Poetry, Philosophy, Science by Daryn Lehoux, A. D. Morrison, Alison Sharrock PDF

By Daryn Lehoux, A. D. Morrison, Alison Sharrock

Lucretius' didactic masterpiece De Rerum Natura (On the character of Things) is without doubt one of the so much great and robust poems within the Latin language, a passionate try out at dispelling humanity's worry of dying and its enslavement by way of fake ideals concerning the gods, and an in depth exposition of Epicurean atomist physics. for hundreds of years, it has raised the query of if it is essentially a poem or essentially a philosophical treatise, which additionally provides clinical doctrine. the present quantity seeks to unite the 3 disciplinary features -- poetry, philosophy, and technology -- with the intention to provide a holistic reaction to a massive monument in cultural history.

With ten unique essays and an analytical creation, the quantity goals not just to mix assorted techniques inside of unmarried covers, yet to provide responses to the poem by way of specialists from all 3 scholarly backgrounds. Philosophers and students of historic technological know-how glance heavily on the creative placement of person phrases, whereas literary critics discover moral issues and the contribution of Lucretius' poetry to the argument of the poem. themes lined contain loss of life and grief, evolution and the cosmos, ethics and politics, belief, and epistemology.

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Download Lines of Enquiry: Studies in Latin Poetry by Niall Rudd PDF

By Niall Rudd

In those reports of Latin poetry Niall Rudd demonstrates a number of serious tools and techniques. He exhibits the way it might be fruitful at diverse instances to think about the old history of a poem, its language or constitution, its position in a literary culture, the function of serious paradigms, and so forth. but when no unmarried procedure has specific and invariable authority this doesn't mean severe anarchy. every one has its personal validity for various reasons, its personal strengths and obstacles. The reader has to be flexible and delicate to a variety of probabilities, yet no longer doctrinaire.

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Download The Cambridge Companion to Tacitus (Cambridge Companions to by A. J. Woodman PDF

By A. J. Woodman

Tacitus is universally well-known as old Rome's maximum author of heritage, and his account of the Roman Empire within the first century advert has been primary in shaping the trendy belief of Rome and its emperors. This significant other presents a brand new, up to date and authoritative evaluate of his paintings and impression as a way to be worthwhile for college students and non-specialists in addition to of curiosity to confirmed students within the box. First situating Tacitus in the culture of Roman old writing and his personal modern society, it is going directly to research each one of his person works after which speak about key themes similar to his special authorial voice and his perspectives of heritage and freedom. It ends by way of tracing Tacitus' reception, starting with the transition from manuscript to published variations, describing his impression on political inspiration in early glossy Europe, and concluding together with his importance within the 20th century.

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