The Reign of Leo VI (886-912): Politics and People by Tougher

By Tougher

The point of interest of this publication is the Byzantine emperor Leo VI (886-912) and his reign. He has been characterized as a clumsy and ineffectual emperor, yet this paintings provides a extra thought of account of Leo and the politics of his age. preliminary chapters on assets and the wider old context are supplied earlier than specific elements of Leo's existence and reign are awarded in 8 chapters, prepared to be able to supply a coarse chronological framework. topics mentioned contain relatives with relatives and officers, imperial ideology, and ecclesiastical and armed forces affairs. via drawing on a wide spectrum of basic proof the e-book illustrates that Leo cast a particular imperial kind as a literate city-based non-campaigning emperor, and argues that he was once actively taken with the issues that confronted his empire.

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Man, Meaning, and Mystery: 100 Years of History of Religions by Hjelde

By Hjelde

This quantity bargains with the location within the educational learn of faith on the flip of the final century, focusing specifically at the founding fathers of the topic within the Scandinavian international locations. An try out is usually made to match the learn of faith now with the placement a hundred years in the past.

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The Missing Jesus: Rabbinic Judaism and the New Testament by Bruce D Chilton, Dr Craig A Evans, Professor of Religion

By Bruce D Chilton, Dr Craig A Evans, Professor of Religion Jacob Neusner PhD

How can Jesus be stated to be ''missing''? The Church has regularly referred itself to conceptions of Jesus in the course of its background, and the area of scholarship has obvious a renaissance within the examine of Jesus over the last two decades. actually, Jesus’ position in pop culture has been strangely favorite due to contemporary old research. what's ''missing'' isn't really whatsoever connection with Jesus: what's lacking is quite a complete size of his id. to ensure that us to appreciate Jesus and his profound effect on international tradition, we have to see him in the context of the Judaism that used to be his personal normal atmosphere. not anyone will be assessed except one’s setting, yet a number of elements have remoted the examine of Jesus from the learn of Judaism. The ''missing'' Jesus is Jesus inside of Judaism.

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Kitchen & bath products and materials : cabinetry, by Ellen Cheever, NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association)

By Ellen Cheever, NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association)

Objective assistance on kitchen and tub becoming option to go well with any customer and any space

Kitchen and tub items and Materials describes the common fabrics, gear, and surfaces utilized in all elements of residential kitchen and bathtub layout. a part of the nationwide Kitchen and tub Association's specialist source Library, this accomplished reference is totally up to date and accelerated to incorporate new applied sciences, fabrics, and finishes, with concerns of sustainability all through. complete colour illustrations and a revised layout support visible beginners larger take up the data, and the significant other site presents a picture financial institution and instructor's consultant for lecture room use. each one bankruptcy incorporates a precis and overview questions, permitting readers to check their grab of the cloth at each step.

Kitchen and tub layout is the most well-liked and profitable quarter inside residential inside layout. As such, the big volume of suggestions to be had for surfaces, furnishings, and fabrics is much too mammoth to be navigated through style and aesthetics on my own. Kitchen and tub items and Materials presents the history designers have to select what is top for the customer and the distance, in accordance with a few aim components and technical information. this whole guide permits readers to:

  • Explore fabric thoughts for garage platforms, furnishings, fittings, and surfaces
  • Become conversant in sizing structures, potency scores, and certifications
  • Consider components like production methods, engineering, and configuration
  • Learn the phrases and nomenclature used to explain fabrics, furniture, and appliances

Design is set greater than simply aesthetics – even if the undertaking is a rework or new development, there are codes, criteria, and sensible requisites that needs to be met. Kitchen and tub items and Materials is a pragmatic reference, supplying the data designers intend to make proficient judgements

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Theory and Practice in Late Antique Archaeology by Luke Lavan, William Bowden

By Luke Lavan, William Bowden

Can rules and methods present in mainstream archaeology be made to paintings within the conservative international of classical archaeology? This quantity seeks to discover theoretical frameworks, method and box perform fitted to the past due old Mediterranean. wide subject matters reminiscent of long term swap, topography, the economic system and social existence are lined, yet by way of particular concerns and evidential difficulties at the moment being tackled through students of past due antiquity. This publication should be worthwhile to scholars and researchers trying to increase their techniques to Mediterranean ancient archaeology and to somebody wishing to own an outline of the present kingdom of past due old archaeology.

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La Decretale Ad Gallos Episcopos: Son Texte Et Son Auteur; by Yves-Marie Duval

By Yves-Marie Duval

In 1904, Ed.-Ch. Babut issued a brand new variation of the real Decretale Ad Gallos episcopos with the aid of a moment manuscript of the canonical "collection of St. Maur." He attributed it to Pope Damasus (366-384), and never to Sirice (384-398). however, he did forget about the life of the ancestor of the 2 prior manuscripts and of an different assortment, materialized this day by means of fragmented manuscripts. This re-creation of the Decretale is up to date with assistance from the entire present traditions and brings major advancements. The attribution to Damasus, mentioned through the twentieth century is the following proven via one other process than Babut's. The survey of the content material, the texts of the holy scripture used, and argumentation make attainable the identity of the effect of Jerome who was once the secretary of Damasus in 382-384. He was once the one guy utilizing particular bible texts or particular expressions found in this Decretale. even with his desire to base all his judgements upon the Scripture and upon the Fathers' culture (Nicee-Sardique), we find during this decretale, targeted basically at the lifetime of the blessed virgins and at the hiring technique and lifetime of the church, the robust evaluation of the ability of the "Sedes apostolica" and in addition of the need of a self-discipline coverage, designed by way of the Church of Rome.

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Soft architecture machines by Nicholas Negroponte

By Nicholas Negroponte

This e-book is an offspring of Negroponte's The structure Machine, released via The MIT Press in 1970. As is generally the case the place desktops are concerned, the hot iteration is a number of orders of value extra strong than even its remarkably mind-extending dad or mum. the previous few years have represented a "passing from an idiom to a truth, following (not inevitably consciously) notions set down in The structure Machine with an uncanny precision. The prognostications of enumerated in wanton delusion were accomplished or even outmoded within the real structure desktop of 1972."

the final assumption of this new ebook is that the architect is an pointless or even unsafe intermediary among person, regularly altering wishes and the continual incorporation of these wishes into the equipped setting. The ebook proposes a brand new form of structure with no architects, or even with out surrogate architects.

the 1st bankruptcy units forth usually what's keen on studying to appreciate either the makings of intelligence and the making of structure. It finds polarities in attitudes towards wondering pondering, and it appraises techniques—real and potential—that result in significant considered the process.

A extra direct research of architectural layout actions is gifted within the moment bankruptcy. Its aim is to accomplish a better coupling among guy and computer, and it proposes sidestepping the conventional department of work within which guy and laptop are assigned projects that they're alleged to be respectively greater at. in its place, a three way partnership version is advised: guy and desktop are taken care of as equivalent companions, while candid stable friends.

The 3rd bankruptcy strikes past the architect—beyond the necessity for an out of doors designer's intervention among our wishes and their success. It asserts that every person could be the simplest architect for his personal wishes and doesn't require a paternalistic human or mechanical architect to dictate his ultimate decisions.

The final chapter—furthest out of all—looks towards a far off destiny not just past the architect yet past structure as we all know it. the following structure machines usually are not easily used as aids within the layout of buildings—they function constructions in themselves. guy will dwell in dwelling, clever machines or cognitive actual environments that may instantly reply to his wishes or needs or whims. the probabilities are limitless and a problem to any mind's eye.

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Divinités orientales sur le littoral nord de la Mer Noire by M. M. Kobylina, O. J. Névérov

By M. M. Kobylina, O. J. Névérov

Synthèses partielles consacrées à l'un ou l'autre dieu, inventaires iconographiques, catalogues et synthèses régionales alternent dans los angeles série des ÉPRO pour los angeles plus grande pride des spécialistes de l'antiquité classique et de l'histoire des religions auxquels ces différents volumes apportent le plus généralement une documentation renouvelée et abondante ainsi que des monuments peu connus ou inédits. A ce dernier titre, on sera reconnaissant à M. M. Kobylina et O. J. Névérov d'avoir fait le journey des musées et collections d'URSS pour recueillir ces témoignages du culte des Divinités orientales sur le littoral nord de l. a. Mer Noire et de n'avoir pas négligé non plus, à cet effet, certains musées «occidentaux» (Paris, Constantinople).

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Flight and Freedom in the Ancient Near East (Culture and by Daniel C. Snell

By Daniel C. Snell

Freedom as a cost is older than Greece, as proof from the traditional close to East indicates us via this paintings. Snell first appears to be like at phrases for freedom within the historical close to East. Then he examines archival texts to determine how runaways expressed their curiosity in freedom in Mesopotamian historical past. He subsequent examines what elites stated approximately flight and freedom in edicts, felony collections, and treaties. He devotes a bankruptcy to flight in literature and tale. He stories freedom in Israel by way of Biblical terminology after which perform in narratives and felony collections. In a last bankruptcy Snell strains the descent of principles approximately freedom between Jews, Greeks and Christians, and Muslims, concluding that the devotion to freedom could be approximately a human common.

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