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Rome, the Greek World, and the East: Volume 2: Government, Society, and Culture in the Roman Empire

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Fergus Millar, Guy M. Rogers, Hannah M. Cotton, Hannah M. Cotton
"Rome, the Greek World, and the East: Volume 2: Government, Society, and Culture in the Roman Empire"

The University of North Carolina Press | 2004-06-28 | ISBN: 0807855200 | 504 pages | PDF | 3 MB

Rome, the Greek World, and the East: Volume 2: Government, Society, and Culture in the Roman Empire
Fergus Millar is one of the most influential contemporary historians of the ancient world. His essays and books, above all The Emperor in the Roman World and The Roman Near East, have transformed our understanding of the communal culture and civil government of the Greco-Roman world. This second volume of the three-volume collection of Millar's published essays draws together twenty of his classic pieces on the government, society, and culture of the Roman Empire (some of them published in inaccessible journals). Every article in Volume 2 addresses the themes of how the Roman Empire worked in practice and what it was like to live under Roman rule. As in the first volume of the collection, English translations of the extended Greek and Latin passages in the original articles make Millar's essays accessible to readers who do not read these languages.
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Rome, the Greek World, and the East: Volume 2: Government, Society, and Culture in the Roman Empire

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Fergus Millar, Guy M. Rogers, Hannah M. Cotton, Hannah M. Cotton
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The University of North Carolina Press | 2004-06-28 | ISBN: 0807855200 | 504 pages | PDF | 3 MB

Rome, the Greek World, and the East: Volume 2: Government, Society, and Culture in the Roman Empire
Fergus Millar is one of the most influential contemporary historians of the ancient world. His essays and books, above all The Emperor in the Roman World and The Roman Near East, have transformed our understanding of the communal culture and civil government of the Greco-Roman world. This second volume of the three-volume collection of Millar's published essays draws together twenty of his classic pieces on the government, society, and culture of the Roman Empire (some of them published in inaccessible journals). Every article in Volume 2 addresses the themes of how the Roman Empire worked in practice and what it was like to live under Roman rule. As in the first volume of the collection, English translations of the extended Greek and Latin passages in the original articles make Millar's essays accessible to readers who do not read these languages.
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Significance of Yavneh & Other Essays in Jewish Hellenism

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Shaye J. D. Cohen, "Significance of Yavneh & Other Essays in Jewish Hellenism"
English | ISBN: 3161503759 | 2010 | 629 pages | PDF | 4 MB

Significance of Yavneh & Other Essays in Jewish Hellenism
This volume collects thirty essays by Shaye J.D. Cohen. First published between 1980 and 2006, these essays deal with a wide variety of themes and texts: Jewish Hellenism; Josephus; the Synagogue; Conversion to Judaism; Blood and Impurity; the boundary between Judaism and Christianity. What unites them is their philological orientation. Many of these essays are close studies of obscure passages in Jewish and Christian texts.
The essays are united too by their common assumption that the ancient world was a single cultural continuum; that ancient Judaism, in all its expressions and varieties, was a Hellenism; and that texts written in Hebrew share a world of discourse with those written in Greek. Many of these essays are well-known and have been much discussed in contemporary scholarship. Among these are: "The Significance of Yavneh" (the title essay), "Patriarchs and Scholarchs," "Masada: Literary Tradition, Archaeological Remains, and the Credibility of Josephus," "Epigraphical Rabbis," "The Conversion of Antoninus," "Menstruants and the Sacred in Judaism and Christianity," and "A Brief History of Jewish Circumcision Blood."
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Jewish Hellenism The Beauty of Flora and the Beauty of Sarai – Sosates the Jewish Homer – The Destruction: From Scripture to Midrash – The Significance of Yavneh – Patriarchs and Scholarchs – False Prophets (4Q339), Netinim (4Q340), and Hellenism at Qumran
Josephus Josephus, Jeremiah, and Polybius – History and Historiography in the Against Apion of Josephus – Masada: Literary Tradition, Archaeological Remains, and the Credibility of Josephus – Parallel Historical Tradition in Josephus and Rabbinic Literature – Alexander the Great and Jaddus the High Priest According to Josephus – Respect for Judaism by Gentiles in the Writings of Josephus – Ioudaios to genos and Related Expressions in Josephus
Synagogues and Rabbis Epigraphical Rabbis – Pagan and Christian Evidence on the Ancient Synagogue – Were Pharisees and Rabbis the Leaders of Communal Prayer and Torah Study in Antiquity? The Evidence of the New Testament, Josephus, and the Early Church Fathers – The Place of the Rabbi in the Jewish Society of the Second Century
Conversion and Intermarriage Was Judaism in Antiquity a Missionary Religion? – Adolf Harnack's The Mission and Expansion of Judaism: Christianity Succeeds where Judaism Fails – Is `Proselyte Baptism' Mentioned in the Mishnah? The Interpretation of M. Pesahim 8:8 – The Conversion of Antoninus – On Murdering or Injuring a Proselyte – Solomon and the Daughter of Pharaoh: Intermarriage, Conversion, and the Impurity of Women
Women and Blood Menstruants and the Sacred in Judaism and Christianity – Purity, Piety, and Polemic: Medieval Rabbinic Denunciations of `Incorrect' Purification Practices – A Brief History of Jewish Circumcision Blood
Judaism and Christianity Judaism without Circumcision and `Judaism' without `Circumcision' in Ignatius – Between Judaism and Christianity: the Semi-Circumcision of Christians According to Bernard Gui, his Sources, and R. Eliezer of Metz – Does Rashi's Torah Commentary Respond to Christianity? A Comparison of Rashi with Rashbam and Bekhor Shor – A Virgin Defiled: Some Rabbinic and Christian Views on the Origins of Heresy
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The Escape Manifesto: Quit Your Corporate Job. Do Something Different!

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The Escape Manifesto: Quit Your Corporate Job. Do Something Different! by Escape The City
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0857083627 | 280 pages | EPUB | 0,7 MB

The Escape Manifesto: Quit Your Corporate Job. Do Something Different!
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The Linear Complementarity Problem

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Richard W. Cottle, Jong-Shi Pang, "The Linear Complementarity Problem"
2009 | ISBN-10: 0898716861 | 184 pages | PDF | 7 MB

The Linear Complementarity Problem
Awarded the Frederick W. Lanchester Prize in 1994 for its valuable contributions to operations research and the management sciences, this mathematically rigorous book remains the standard reference on the linear complementarity problem. Its comprehensive treatment of the computation of equilibria arising from engineering, economics, and finance, plus chapter-ending exercises and 'Notes and References' sections make it equally useful for a graduate-level course or for self-study. For this new edition the authors have corrected typographical errors, revised difficult or faulty passages, and updated the bibliography.
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Archaeological Study Bible : An Illustrated Walk Through Biblical History and Culture

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Archaeological Study Bible : An Illustrated Walk Through Biblical History and Culture by Walter C. Kaiser Jr., Duane Garrett
2006 | ISBN: 0310926068, 031092605X | English | 2336 pages | MOBI | 32 MB

Archaeological Study Bible : An Illustrated Walk Through Biblical History and Culture
"Readers who desire a more intimate knowledge of the historical context of the Bible will appreciate the NIV Archaeological Study Bible. Full of informative articles and full-color photographs of places and objects from biblical times, this Bible examines the archaeological record surrounding God's Word and brings the biblical world to life. Readers' personal studies will be enriched as they become more informed about the empires, places, and peoples of the ancient world. Features include: * Four-color interior throughout * Bottom-of-page study notes exploring passages that speak on archaeological and cultural facts * Articles (520) covering five main categories: Archaeological Sites, Cultural and Historical Notes, Ancient Peoples and Lands, the Reliability of the Bible, and Ancient Texts and Artifacts * Approximately 500 4-color photographs interspersed throughout * Detailed book introductions that provide basic, at-a-glance information * Detailed charts on pertinent topics * In-text color maps that assist the reader in placing the action "
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Nicomachean Ethics

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Nicomachean Ethics (Hackett Classics) by Aristotle and C. D. C. Reeve
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1624661173, 1624661181 | 504 pages | PDF | 6 MB

Nicomachean Ethics
An excellent new translation and commentary. It will serve newcomers as an informative, accessible introduction to the and to many issues in Aristotle’s philosophy, but also has much to offer advanced scholars. The commentary is noteworthy for its frequent citations of relevant passages from other works in Aristotle’s corpus, which often shed new light on the texts. Reeve’s translation is meticulous: it hits the virtuous mean–accurate and technical, yet readable–between translation’s vicious extremes of faithlessness and indigestibility.–Jessica Moss, New York University
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A Greek Grammar of the New Testament: A Workbook Approach to Intermediate Grammar

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Curtis Vaughan, Virtus E. Gideon, "A Greek Grammar of the New Testament: A Workbook Approach to Intermediate Grammar"
English | 1979 | ISBN: 0805413782 | PDF | pages: 230 | 18,6 mb

A Greek Grammar of the New Testament: A Workbook Approach to Intermediate Grammar
This workbook is designed for students who have completed one year of Greek. It is therefore assumed that they have mastered the essentials of the language. The course of study is divided into six units. The first unit contains an overview of the parts of speech. The second unit, with which the study of syntax begins, concerns the interpretation of the cases. The third unit consists of a single lesson on the article. The fourth, fifth, and sixth units concern, respectively, the verb, participles/infinitives, and clauses/sentences.

Interspersed throughout the workbook are reading assignments involving the translation of passages drawn from various portions of the Greek New Testament. In this way the student is introduced to different authors and different literary styles. Grammatical diagrams of example sentences have been employed in order to make syntactical relationships clearer.
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A Greek Grammar of the New Testament: A Workbook Approach to Intermediate Grammar

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Curtis Vaughan, Virtus E. Gideon, "A Greek Grammar of the New Testament: A Workbook Approach to Intermediate Grammar"
English | 1979 | ISBN: 0805413782 | PDF | pages: 230 | 18,6 mb

A Greek Grammar of the New Testament: A Workbook Approach to Intermediate Grammar
This workbook is designed for students who have completed one year of Greek. It is therefore assumed that they have mastered the essentials of the language. The course of study is divided into six units. The first unit contains an overview of the parts of speech. The second unit, with which the study of syntax begins, concerns the interpretation of the cases. The third unit consists of a single lesson on the article. The fourth, fifth, and sixth units concern, respectively, the verb, participles/infinitives, and clauses/sentences.

Interspersed throughout the workbook are reading assignments involving the translation of passages drawn from various portions of the Greek New Testament. In this way the student is introduced to different authors and different literary styles. Grammatical diagrams of example sentences have been employed in order to make syntactical relationships clearer.
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