Palmyra

Author: Paul Veyne
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022645293X
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Today, we can appreciate the majesty of Palmyra only through its pictures and stories, and this book offers a beautifully illustrated memorial that also serves as a lasting guide to a cultural treasure.

Palmyra

Author: Paul Veyne
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022642782X
Size: 38.22 MB
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Originally published as: Palmyre: l'irremplaocable traesor.

My European Family

Author: Karin Bojs
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472941497
Size: 19.87 MB
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And in a sense, we are all family. My European Family tells the story of Europe and its people through its genetic legacy, from the first wave of immigration to the present day, weaving in the latest archaeological findings.

When Our World Became Christian

Author: Paul Veyne
Publisher: Polity
ISBN: 0745644996
Size: 10.91 MB
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This short book by one of France's leading historians deals with a big question: how was it that Christianity, that masterpiece of religious invention, managed, between 300 and 400 AD, to impose itself upon the whole of the Western world?

Discourses Of The Vanishing

Author: Marilyn Ivy
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226388328
Size: 36.16 MB
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In this provocative conjoining of ethnography, history, and cultural criticism, Marilyn Ivy discloses these anxieties—and the attempts to contain them—as she tracks what she calls the vanishing: marginalized events, sites, and cultural ...

Did The Greeks Believe In Their Myths

Author: Paul Veyne
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226854342
Size: 42.20 MB
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"[Veyne's] present book has some kinship with his sprightly theoretical work Comment on ecrit l'histoire; and he declares that its aim was to provoke reflection on the way our conception of truth is built up and changes over the centuries.

Roman Syria And The Near East

Author: Kevin Butcher
Publisher: Getty Publications
ISBN: 9780892367153
Size: 61.47 MB
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The book also explores the impact of geography, trade, and religion on the shaping of Syria, as well as the influence of Syrian culture on the classical world.

Ambiguities Of Domination

Author: Lisa Wedeen
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022634553X
Size: 56.54 MB
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Treating rhetoric and symbols as central rather than peripheral to politics, Lisa Wedeen’s groundbreaking book offers a compelling counterargument to those who insist that politics is primarily about material interests and the groups ...

Palmyra 1885

Author: Benjamin Anderson
Publisher: Cornucopia Books/Caique Publishing
ISBN: 9780956594877
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PALMYRA 1885, by Benjamin Anderson and Robert G. Ousterhout, is the first published record of the five fruitful days that father of American archaeological photography, John Henry Haynes, spent in Syria's ancient desert city, whose most ...