An English dictionary

Titre : An English dictionary
Auteur : Elisha Coles
Éditeur : Georg Olms Verlag
ISBN-13 : 3487404044
Libération : 1973

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The Old Testament in Byzantium

Titre : The Old Testament in Byzantium
Auteur : Paul Magdalino
Éditeur : Harvard University Press
ISBN-13 : 0884023486
Libération : 2010

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This volume contains selected papers from a December 2006 Dumbarton Oaks symposium that complemented an exhibition of early Bible manuscripts at the Freer Gallery and Sackler Gallery of Art titled âeoeIn the Beginning: Bibles before the Year 1000.âe Speakers were invited to examine the use of the Greek Old Testament as a text, social practice, and cultural experience in the Byzantine Empire. Not only are reminiscences of the Old Testament ubiquitous in Byzantine literature and art, but the Byzantine people also revered and identified with Old Testament role models. The Old Testament connected Byzantium not only with its Christian neighbors but with Jewish and Muslim peoples as well. This widespread phenomenon has never received systematic investigation. The Old Testament in Byzantium considers the manifestations of the holy books in Byzantine manuscript illustration, architecture, and government, as well as in Jewish Bible translations and the construction of Muhammadâe(tm)s character.

Why Suy Sing

Titre : Why Suy Sing
Auteur : Anthony Seeger
Éditeur : University of Illinois Press
ISBN-13 : 0252072022
Libération : 2004

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Winner of the American Musical Society's Kinkeldey Award Like many other South American Indian communities, the Suy Indians of Mato Grosso, Brazil, devote a great deal of time and energy to making music, especially singing. In paperback for the first time, Anthony Seeger's Why Suy Sing considers the reasons for the importance of music for the Suy--and by extension for other groups-- through an examination of myth telling, speech making, and singing in the initiation ceremony. Based on over twenty-four months of field research and years of musical exchange, Seeger analyzes the different verbal arts and then focuses on details of musical performance. He reveals how Suy singing creates euphoria out of silence, a village community out of a collection of houses, a socialized adult out of a boy, and contributes to the formation of ideas about time, space, and social identity. This new paperback edition features an indispensable CD offering examples of the myth telling, speeches, and singing discussed, as well as a new afterword that describes the continuing use of music by the Suy in their recent conflicts with cattle ranchers and soybean farmers.

The Byzantine Apocalyptic Tradition

Titre : The Byzantine Apocalyptic Tradition
Auteur : Paul Julius Alexander
Éditeur : Univ of California Press
ISBN-13 : 0520049985
Libération : 1985-01-01

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Latin Panegyric

Titre : Latin Panegyric
Auteur : Roger Rees
Éditeur : Oxford University Press
ISBN-13 : 9780199576715
Libération : 2012-03-15

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Latin Panegyric represents modern readings on the collection of classical Latin oratory addressed to Roman emperors. With a full introduction, and with four essays translated into English for the first time, the volume plots the narratives of Roman praise and gives students of classical literature and rhetoric direct access to key scholarship.

On virginity Against remarriage

Titre : On virginity Against remarriage
Auteur : Saint John Chrysostom
Éditeur : Edwin Mellen Press
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015008462981
Libération : 1983-12

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Lucifer Ascending

Titre : Lucifer Ascending
Auteur : Bill Ellis
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : IND:30000053500397
Libération : 2004-01

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"Witchcraft and magic are still very much a part of Anglo-American culture. In Lucifer Ascending, Ellis looks at modern practices that are universally defined as occult, such as carrying a rabbit's foot for good luck or using a Ouija board to contact the dead as well as more esoteric traditions such as the use of "black bibles." The function of this "vernacular occultism" in society, Ellis argues, is not based on an irrational belief in Satan, nor is witchcraft an underground religion that opposes Christianity. Lucifer Ascending examines the occult not as an alternative to religion but rather as a means for ordinary people to participate directly in the mythic realm."--BOOK JACKET.