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English Medieval Knight 1200-1300 by Christopher Gravett

By Christopher Gravett

Osprey - Warrior - 048 - English Medieval Knight 1200-1300 КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: OspreyСерия: Warrior - 048Язык: английский Количество страниц: 68Формат: pdfРазмер: 39.43 Мб ifolder.ru fifty one 1 2 three four five

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The story of Assyria : from the rise of the empire to the by Zénaïde A. Ragozin

By Zénaïde A. Ragozin

Excerpt from the tale of Assyria: From the increase of the Empire to the autumn of Nineveh, (Continued From "the tale of Chaldea")

Political personality of the second one Empire. three. Annexa tions. Wholesale deportations. four. Generals in command.

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The chronicle of Theophanes: Anni mundi 6095-6305 (A.D. by The Confessor Theophanes, Harry Turtledove

By The Confessor Theophanes, Harry Turtledove

Crucial illuminating resource that survived from the 2 centuries termed "the darkish a while of Byzantium" is the chronicle of the monk Theophanes (d. 817 or 818). In it Theophanes paints a shiny photograph of the Empire's fight within the 7th and 8th centuries either to resist international invasions and to quell inner non secular conflicts. Theophanes's rigorously built chronological scheme was once mined greatly via later Byzantine and Western list keepers; his chronicle was once used as a resource of knowledge in addition to a stylistic version. it's the framework upon which all Byzantine chronology for this era has to be based.Important themes lined via the Chronicle include:The Empire's fight to repel explosive Arab expansionism and the Bulgar invasion.The iconoclastic controversy, which brought on civil battle inside of Byzantium and resulted in schism among the church buildings of Constantinople and Rome.The improvement of the Byzantine thematic method, the executive and social constitution that may carry the Empire to the peak of its energy and prosperity.Almost all of the assets utilized by Theophanes have perished, leaving his chronicle because the most vital historic literature from this era. Turledove's translation makes to be had in English this important fundamental textual content for the examine of medieval Byzantine civilization.

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Assyrians, Kurds, and Ottomans: Intercommunal Relations on by Hirmis Aboona

By Hirmis Aboona

Many students, within the U.S. and in other places, have decried the racism and "Orientalism" that characterizes a lot Western writing at the center East. Such writings conflate various peoples and countries, and hobbies inside such peoples and international locations, into unitary and malevolent hordes, uncivilized reservoirs of hazard, whereas ignoring or downplaying analogous traits in the direction of conformity or barbarism in different areas, together with the West. Assyrians specifically be afflicted by outdated testomony and dad tradition references to their barbarity and cruelty, which forget about or downplay massacres or torture via the Judeans, Greeks, and Romans who're celebrated by means of heritage as ancestors of the West. This paintings, via its wealthy depictions of tribal and non secular variety inside of Mesopotamia, can assist function a corrective to this tendency of up to date writing at the heart East and the Assyrians particularly. additionally, Aboona's paintings additionally steps clear of the age-old oversimplified rubric of an "Arab Muslim" heart East, and into the cultural mosaic that's extra consultant of the area. during this e-book, writer Hirmis Aboona provides compelling study from a number of basic assets in English, Arabic, and Syriac at the old origins, glossy struggles, and specified tradition of the Assyrian tribes residing in northern Mesopotamia, from the plains of Nineveh north and east to southeastern Anatolia and the Lake Urmia sector. between different findings, this ebook debunks the tendency of contemporary students to query the continuity of the Assyrian id to the trendy day via confirming that the Assyrians of northern Mesopotamia informed the various earliest English and American viewers to the area that they descended from the traditional Assyrians and that their church buildings and id predated the Arab conquest. It info how the Assyrian tribes of the mountain dioceses of the "Nestorian" Church of the East maintained a shocking measure of independence until eventually the Ottoman governor of Mosul licensed Kurdish military to assault and subjugate or evict them. Assyrians, Kurds, and Ottomans is a piece that might be of significant curiosity and use to students of heritage, center japanese stories, diplomacy, and anthropology.

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From Egypt to Mesopotamia: A Study of Predynastic Trade by Samuel Mark

By Samuel Mark

In close to japanese experiences, it has become accredited by way of many as undeniable fact that predynastic exchange routes attached Egypt and Mesopotamia. The case for such alternate routes, in spite of the fact that, has until eventually lately principally been dependent upon the 2 areas' shared affects instead of on archaeological facts. In From Egypt to Mesopotamia, Samuel Mark ferrets out the 2 attainable alternate routes among those drastically diverse cultures. historical shipwreck websites and lately came across artifacts enable Mark to delineate avenues of exchange among Egypt and Mesopotamia. Taking to job earlier reviews that describe the Egypt-Mesopotamia alternate connection as being one among homogeneous cultures, Mark makes a speciality of the range of cultural ameliorations, instead of their shared similarities, to map the infusion of those cultures. students, scholars, and nautical archeology and egyptology fans will savor this probing, attention-grabbing trek via sea, sand, and time, unfolding the improvement of alternate routes within the East.

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The Many-Headed Muse: Tradition and Innovation in Late by Pauline A. LeVen

By Pauline A. LeVen

This is often the 1st monograph completely dedicated to the corpus of past due classical Greek lyric poetry. not just have the dithyrambs and kitharodic nomes of the hot Musicians Timotheus and Philoxenus, the hymns of Aristotle and Ariphron, and the epigraphic paeans of Philodamus of Scarpheia and Isyllus of Epidaurus by no means been studied part through part, they've got additionally remained hidden at the back of a sequence of severe prejudices - political, literary and aesthetic. Professor LeVen's publication offers readings of those little-known poems and combines engagement with the fashion, narrative approach, poetics and reception of the texts with recognition to the socio-cultural forces that formed them. In studying the protean notions of culture and innovation, the booklet contributes to the present reevaluation of the panorama of Greek poetry and function within the overdue classical interval and bridges a niche in our figuring out of Greek literary heritage among the early classical and the Hellenistic sessions.

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Science Awakening I by B. L. Van Der Waerden (auth.)

By B. L. Van Der Waerden (auth.)

Soon after the booklet of my"Ontwakende W etenschap"the want for an English translation used to be felt. We have been very comfortable to discover a translator totally accustomed to the English and Dutch languages and with mathematical terminol· ogy. The writer, Noordhoff, had the luxurious suggestion to invite H. G. Beyen, professor of archeology, for his assist in opting for a pleasant set of illustrations. It used to be a tricky activity. The illustrations needed to be either instructive and engaging, they usually had t~ illustrate the heritage of technological know-how in addition to the final historical past of historic civilization. The writer inspired us to discover larger and nonetheless larger illustrations, and he ordered pictures from world wide, with by no means failing power and exuberance. Mr. Beyen's hugely instructive subscripts may also help the reader to work out the inter· relation among lifestyle, artwork, and technology of the traditional global. thank you are as a result of many correspondents, who've steered additions and mentioned blunders. Sections on Astrolabes and Stereographte Projection and on Archimedes' development of the heptagon were extra. The sections on point of view and at the Anaphorai of Hypsicles were enlarged. within the moment English version i've got integrated a massive discovery of P. Huber, which sheds new mild upon the position of geometry In Babylonian algebra (see p. 73). The part on Heron's Metrics (see p. 277) was once written anew, follOWing a tenet of E. M. Bruins. Zurich. 1961 B. L.

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Byzantium by Philip Sherrard

By Philip Sherrard

What was once the Byzantine Empire? What was once ita position in background, and what was once it that made it a historic unit? it's with this empire, nice either as a political organism and as a synthesizer and preserver of tradition, that this publication explores. although the remedy of the topic through the writer is just a little common, the stimulating type during which he writes, mixed with the attention-grabbing illustrations should still set off extra examine by means of the reader

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The Old World Paleolithic and the Development of a National by Michael Petraglia, Richard Potts

By Michael Petraglia, Richard Potts

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Introduction to Maya Hieroglyphs by Harri Kettunen & Christophe Helmke

By Harri Kettunen & Christophe Helmke

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