By Maxi Hoffmann
Der erste Teil der Arbeit beschäftigt sich mit dem monotheistischen Charakter des Christentums und der Wahrnehmung der Christen als politische Gruppe als die wesentlichen Punkte der Sicht der nichtchristlichen Römer auf die Christen. Im zweiten Teil wird auf den model Roms als Anlass der Christenverfolgung eingegangen und die Frage nach dem Grund der Verurteilung geklärt. Im dritten Teil findet schließlich die Diskussion über ein, möglicherweise durch Nero erlassenes, Gesetz über die Verfolgung der Christen statt.
By Josine Blok
By Emanuela Zanda
The first Roman sumptuary legislation, the Lex Appia, declared that no lady may possibly own greater than a part ounce of gold, put on a costume of other colors, or experience in a carriage in any urban until for a public rite. legislation indexed what number various colors should be worn by means of participants of alternative social periods: peasants may put on one color, infantrymen within the military may put on , military officials might put on 3, and participants of the royal family members may possibly put on seven. A legislations glided by Emperor Aurelian acknowledged that males could not put on sneakers that have been purple, yellow, eco-friendly, or white, and that purely the emperor and his sons may put on purple or pink sneakers. a number of different legislation constrained how a lot humans might spend on events and the way many of us they can invite.
In this e-book, Emanuela Zanda explores the needs in the back of the enactment of such laws in Rome in the course of the Republic. She engages with the historical-literary polemic opposed to luxurious and specializes in executive intervention in issues of extravagance by way of considering not just sumptuary legislation but in addition different measures that handled self-indulgence. She addresses and solutions a few questions about what precisely the ruling classification used to be attempting to in attaining, approximately its actual motivations, and concerning the importance of the ideological discourse surrounding the enactment of those laws.
By Mike Loades,Peter Dennis
By James V. Barr
Few humans have paid cognizance to Herodotus and his writings approximately Egypt’s difficult canal process, yet historian James V. Barr believes those performed a severe position in pyramid building. hoping on years of study, he offers the lock and canal procedure of construction.
Barr additionally examines different theories of pyramid building resembling the levitation concept and the ramp concept. He explains why reasons of pyramid development that don't concentrate on the canal procedure are fallacious and why the canal and lock approach makes the main sense.
Barr hopes to teach Egypt either because it as soon as was once and because it is this present day, sharing fullyyt new pictures, drawings, and maps. this can be concise, informative primer for a person who desires to research extra in regards to the tools hired in pyramid construction.
Discover the ingenuity of the traditional Egyptians and dig deeper into a few of their maximum feats of engineering as you are taking a visit again in time at the Floating Stones of Egypt.
By Bonnie MacLachlan
By Richard Flower
By Mike Duncan
By Morris Jastrow
Morris Jastrow, american orientalist and librarian (1861-1921)
This e-book offers «The faith of Babylonia and Assyria», from Morris Jastrow. A dynamic desk of contents permits to leap on to the bankruptcy selected.
Table of Contents
- approximately This Book
- The Land And The People
- normal characteristics Of The outdated Babylonian Pantheon
- Babylonian Gods sooner than the times Of Hammurabi
- The Consorts Of The Gods
- Gudea's Pantheon
- The Pantheon within the Days Of Hammurabi
- The Gods within the Temple Lists And within the felony And advertisement Documents
- The Minor Gods within the interval Of Hammurabi
- Survivals Of Animism within the Babylonian Religion
- The Assyrian Pantheon
- The Triad And The mixed Invocation Of Deities
- The Neo Babylonian Period
- The non secular Literature Of Babylonia
- the mystical Texts
- The Prayers And Hymns
- Penitential Psalms
- Oracles And Omens
- a number of periods Of Omens
- The Cosmology Of The Babylonians
- The Zodiacal procedure Of The Babylonians
- The Gilgamesh Epic
- Myths And Legends
- The perspectives Of existence After Death
- The Temples And The Cult