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  • Introduction
  • Plotinus: the Platonic tradition and the foundation of Neoplatonism
  • Plotinus's metaphysics of the One
  • The hierarchical ordering of reality in Plotinus
  • On soul and intellect
  • Essence and existence in the Enneads
  • Plotinus on the nature of physical reality
  • Plotinus on matter and evil
  • Eternity and time
  • Cognition and its object
  • Self-knowledge and subjectivity in the Enneads
  • Plotinus: body and soul
  • Human freedom in the thought of Plotinus
  • An ethic for the Late Antique sage
  • Plotinus and language
  • Plotinus and later Platonic philosophers on the causality of the first principle
  • Plotinus and Christian philosophy

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Serafina Cuomo - Technology and Culture in Greek and Roman Antiquity

An Overture to The Oxford Handbook. Serafina Cuomo, Technology and Culture in Greek and Roman Antiquity (review).

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Manichaeism in Mesopotamia and the Roman East

Lieu Samuel - Manichaeism in Mesopotamia and the Roman East

  • Preface
  • Abbreviations
  • Mani and the Magians - CMC 137·140
  • The identity of the sect
  • Text and interpretation
  • The setting of the encounter
  • The Jews in Manichaean Literature
  • Chaldaeans in Manichaean Literature
  • Whose "synagogue"?
  • The Leader of the Sect
  • The "teaching of the fathers"
  • Magic in the "Synagogue"
  • Conclusion
  • From Mesopotamia to the Roman East - The Diffusion of Manichaeism in the Eastern Roman Empire
  • Manichaeism as a missionary religion
  • The earliest missions to the Roman Empire
  • Manichaeism in Roman Mesopotamia and Syria
  • Manichaeism in Palestine and Arabia
  • Manichacism in Egyp
  • Fragments in Syriac from Oxyrhynchus and others
  • The Manichaean codices from Medinet Madi
  • The Cologne Mani-Codex
  • The new finds at Kellis
  • History of Manichaeism in Egypt
  • Manichaeism in the Balkans and Asia Minor
  • Fact and Fiction in the Acta Archelai
  • Introduction
  • Date and original language
  • Charra, Carchara, Chalcar and Caschar
  • The debate, the letters and the vila
  • Conclusion
  • "Felix conversus ex Manichaeis" . a case of mistaken identity?
  • Some themes in Later Roman anti-Manichaean polemics
  • Introduction
  • Polemics against Mani and the Title of the Sect
  • Polemics against the person of Mani
  • Refutation of Mani's System
  • The Problem of Evil
  • Appendix: List of the main anti-Manichaean worksin Greek and Latin (3rd-6th Century)
  • An early Byzantine Formula for the renunciation of Manichaeism - The Capila VII Contra Maniehaeos of . Introduction. text. translation and commentary
  • Introduction
  • The abjuration of heretical beliefs in the Late Roman Church
  • The "Anathemas of Milan"
  • The Latin Anathema Formulas
  • The Greek Anathema Formulas
  • The new text from Athos
  • Conclusion
  • Texts and translations of the Seven Chapters and of the Long Formula
  • Commentary
  • Appendices
  • Anathemas against "latter day Manichaeans" (i.e. Paulicians) in the Long (Greek) Abjuration Formula
  • The Short (Greek) Abjuration Formula
  • The Milan Anathemas
  • The Commonitorium Saneti Augustini
  • Index of proper names
  • Index of Sources
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The Light and the Darkness

Paul Mirecki & Jason BeDuhn (ed.) - The Light and the Darkness: Studies in Manichaeism and Its World.

  • The Light and the Darkness: Studies in Manichaeism and its world
  • The Metabolism of Salvation: Manichaean Concepts of Human Physiology
  • Didymus the Blind's Knowledge of Manichaeism
  • The Division of Primordial Space in Anti-Manichaean Writers' Description of the Manichaean Cosmogony
  • Prolegomena to a Study of Women in Manichacism
  • The Reconstruction of Mani's Epistles from Three Coptic Codices (Ismant el-Kharab and Medinet Madi)
  • Reconstructing Manichaean Book Paintings through the Technique of Their Makers: The Case of The Work of Religion Scene on MIK III 4974 recto
  • The Authcnticity and Doctrine of (Ps.?) Mani's Letter to Menoch
  • Manichaean Allusions to Ritual and Mlagic: Spells for Invisibility in the Coptic Kephalaia
  • On Human Races, Semi-Human Beings and Monsters
  • A Manichaean Liturgical Instruction on the Act of Almsgiving
  • A Manichacan:rurkic Disputc in Runic Script
  • Subject index
  • Text Index
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The Function and Significance of Triumphal Imagery for Italian Renaissance Rulers

Margaret Ann Zaho - Imago Triumphalis. The Function and Significance of Triumphal Imagery for Italian Renaissance Rulers (2004)

Din acest volum, doar primele doua capitole se integreaza in segmentul de timp propus de AC:
  • The History of the Roman Triumph
  • Eastern Origins
  • Greek Etymology
  • Etruscan Influences
  • The Roman Triumph
  • The Triumphal Procession and Route
  • Roman Triumphal Arches
  • The Decoration of Triumphal Arches
  • The End of an Ancient Tradition
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The School of Libanius in Late Antique Antioch

Raffaella Cribiore - The School of Libanius in Late Antique Antioch (2007)

  • Preface
  • A Note on References and Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • Libanius and Rhetoric in Antioch
  • Schools and Sophists in the Roman East
  • The Network
  • Admission and Evaluation
  • Teaching the Logoi
  • The Long and Short Paths to Rhetoric
  • After Rhetoric
  • Words and Silence
  • Dossiers of Students
  • Length of Students’ Attendance
  • Concordance of Letters in Appendix One Translated into English
  • Select Bibliography
  • Index Locorum
  • General Index

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Geoffrey Horrocks - Greek: A History of the Language and its Speakers.

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