Der letzte Kampf des Heidentums in Rom by J. Wytzes, J. J. V. M. Derksen

By J. Wytzes, J. J. V. M. Derksen

Il s'agit du conflit entre Ambroise et Symmaque à propos de l'autel de l. a. Victoire. L'auteur décrit d'abord le contexte politique depuis 382, date à laquelle l'empereur Gratien a renoncé au titre de Pontifex Maximus, jusqu'à l. a. mort de Théodose Ier en 395. Puis, venant à l'affaire de l'autel, il reveal d'une half los angeles doctrine d'Ambroise comme adversaire du paganisme et d'autre half les idéaux des défenseurs de celui-ci. Suivent quatre notices prosopographiques sur Symmaque, Prétextât, Nicomaque Flavien et l'empereur Gratien. L'auteur donne enfin le texte, avec traduction et commentaire, des files principaux, à savoir los angeles troisième Relatio de Symmaque et les lettres 17, 18 et fifty seven d'Ambroise. Des appendices reproduisent sans commentaire quelques autres files d'importance moindre, et des planches présentent des images des personnages cités. L'apport scientifique est réduit ; on ne peut pas dire que cet ouvrage renouvelle les questions ou l'interprétation des records. Mais il peut servir d'aide-mémoire à ceux qui ne seront pas effarouchés par son prix.

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Res publica und Imperium: Kleine Schriften zur romischen by Karl-Wilhelm Welwei

By Karl-Wilhelm Welwei

This quantity reprints a couple of key short essays via Karl-Wilhelm Welwei that have been initially released among 1972 and 2001. Their major subject matter is the transformation of Rome's political approach through the transition from the Republic to the early imperial interval. although, additionally they comment on such topics as slavery in the course of the early Republic, the Punic Wars, imperial propaganda, where of Germany in Roman international affairs, Tacitus and Caracallas. German textual content.

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Sin in Medieval and Early Modern Culture: The Tradition of by Richard G. Newhauser, Susan J. Ridyard (eds.)

By Richard G. Newhauser, Susan J. Ridyard (eds.)

The culture of the seven lethal sins performed a substantial position in western tradition, even after the meant turning-point of the Protestant Reformation, because the essays amassed the following exhibit. the 1st a part of the ebook addresses such themes because the challenge of acedia in Carolingian monasticism; the advance of medieval notion on conceitedness; the mixing of culture and innovation in Aquinas's conceptualization of the sins; the remedy of sin within the pastoral contexts of the early center English Vices and Virtues and a fifteenth-century sermon from England; the political makes use of of the lethal sins within the court docket sermons of Jean Gerson; and the ongoing usefulness of the culture in early sleek England. within the moment half, the position of the culture in literature and the humanities is taken into account. Essays examine representations of the sins in French track of the 13th to the 15th centuries; in Dante's Purgatorio; in a piece via Michel Beheim in pre-Reformation Germany; and in a 1533 play by way of the German Lutheran author Hans Sachs. New interpretations are provided of Gower's "Tale of Constance" and Bosch's Tabletop of the Seven lethal Sins. As a complete, the publication considerably complements our figuring out of the a number of makes use of and meanings of the sins culture, not just in medieval tradition but in addition within the transition from the medieval to the early glossy interval.

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Spinning World: Global History Of Cotton Textiles, 1200-1850 by Giorgio Riello

By Giorgio Riello

Eric Hobsbawm famously wrote, 'Whoever says commercial Revolution says cotton.' the fashionable heritage of cotton cloth is celebrated, and cotton's contribution to industrialization tactics all over the world a lot preferred. although, the medieval and early sleek antecedents of this produce are a ways much less transparent, and so the aim of this number of essays is to discover the per-modern background of cotton. To discover the character of this background, and the significance of the Indian subcontinent, whose cotton items traversed the realm and which lay on the middle of an enormous around the world buying and selling method, calls for an international point of view, which the essays during this quantity supply. starting from China and Japan, to Europe, the Ottoman Empire, South-East Asia, and East and West Africa, the essays discover the worldwide alternate and use of cotton textiles within the Pacific, Indian and Atlantic worlds, in addition to the effect of Indian cotton on neighborhood intake and construction structures. Taken jointly, they supply a wide-ranging photograph of cotton fabric within the centuries among 1200 and 1850, in addition to a framework which decenter Europe within the per-modern worldwide order.

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Fritz Bauer: oder Auschwitz vor Gericht by Ronen Steinke by Ronen Steinke

By Ronen Steinke

Die große Biografie des Mannes, der die Frankfurter Auschwitz-Prozesse auf den Weg brachte.

1963 dringt das Wort »Auschwitz« mit Wucht in deutsche Wohnzimmer. Gegen 22 ehemalige NS-Schergen wird Anklage erhoben, in Frankfurt beginnt ein Mammutprozess. Ein Mann hat diesen Prozess speedy im Alleingang auf den Weg gebracht: Fritz Bauer, Generalstaatsanwalt in Hessen. Ein Sozialdemokrat jüdischer Herkunft, der 1936 gerade noch hatte fliehen können. Er ist es, der die deutsche Nachkriegsgesellschaft zum Sprechen bringt und Adolf Eichmann vor ein israelisches Gericht. Im restaurativen Klima der Adenauer Zeit wird der Jurist damit zur Reizfigur, der seine Zunft erzürnt und von allen Seiten angefeindet wird: »Wenn ich mein Büro verlasse, betrete ich feindliches Ausland«, so beschreibt er seine Lage. Ronen Steinke erzählt das Leben des Mannes, der mit seiner braveness ein ganzes Land veränderte.

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