Written in the twilight of the Roman Republic, the poetry of Gaius Valerius Catullus offers a delicious insight into the passions and gossip of high Roman society. From the poet and his friends to cultural and political titans, including Caesar, Cicero, and Pompey, his cutting, modern verse spares no-one. In this new translation by Daisy Dunn, author of Catullus' Bedspread, his obscene honesty, arrogant wit and surprising tenderness capture Roman society at their best. Most famous for his obsessive love lyrics for the married Lesbia, Catullus' words are an immortal expression of youth, rebellion and agonised love.
Ted Spencer on finishing the school of magic starts to work as an employee at the Department of Magic in the British Museum. Putting Meryl the Magician’s last will into effect, he and his girlfriend Alice Fortescue set off through the Time Portal into the past, to look for the magic artefacts. The first page of the Magic Book delegates them to the 14th century Scotland.
This book presents an authoritative and detailed survey of the art of woodworking in the ancient Roman world. Illustrated with over 200 line drawings and photographs, "Roman Woodworking" covers topics such as the training and guild memberships of Roman carpenters, woodworking tools and techniques, the role of timber in construction and the availability of trees, and interior woodwork and furniture making. It also includes an extensive glossary of fully defined terms. This comprehensive book displays the accomplishment of the Roman woodworkers and their high skill and knowledge of materials and tools. Ulrich helps bring to light the importance of wooden projects and structures in Roman daily life and provides a wealth of information not only for classicists but also for those interested in the history of technology and the history of woodworking.
This edition of the Progress in Ceramic Technology series is a select compilation of articles on nanotechnology applications and markets previously published in ACerS publications, including The American Ceramic Society Bulletin, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings (CESP) and Ceramic Transactions (CT). The American Ceramic Society contributes to the progress of nanotechnology by providing forums for information exchange during its various meetings and by publishing articles in its various journals and proceedings.
This edition of Progress in Ceramic Technology series contains a select compilation of articles on the topic of nanomaterials processing of powders; thin films, wires and tubes; and composites that were previously published in The American Ceramic Society Bulletin, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings (CESP) and Ceramic Transactions (CT).
Примечание: История Европы V–XVIII вв. Полный вариант заголовка: «The history of modern Europe : Vol. 2 : with an account of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire, and a view of the progress of society, from the rise of the modern kingdoms to the peace of Paris in 1763 : in a series of letters from a nobleman to his son».
In today's hyper-connected society, understanding the mechanisms of trust is crucial. Issues of trust are critical to solving problems as diverse as corporate responsibility, global warming, and the political system. In this insightful and entertaining book, Schneier weaves together ideas from across the social and biological sciences to explain how society induces trust. He shows the unique role of trust in facilitating and stabilizing human society. He discusses why and how trust has evolved, why it works the way it does, and the ways the information society is changing everything.
Learning With Computers Level 4 is part of a series of project based keyboarding texts. Using the computer as a learning tool, students learn and apply computer skills as they work through the cross-curricular projects. In Level 4, students apply the computer skills they have been introduced to and learned in Learning with Computers Level K, 1, 2, and 3. Projects are based on reading, writing, math, social studies, and art, and have a keyboarding practice page included. Students receive reinforcement to touch typing (20-25 wpm), basic computer operations and concepts, and graphics and multimedia. They will master word processing, navigating, editing, and adding in a spreadsheet and database, and navigation of websites. This 192 page text is softcover, top spiral, and has an easel back. It is a standalone product that also supports Bernie's Typing Travels Keyboarding software.
Through a series of original essays by leading international scholars, The Roman Empire in Context: Historical and Comparative Perspectives offers a comparative historical analysis of the Roman empire’s role and achievement and, more broadly, establishes Rome’s significance within comparative studies. Fills a gap in comparative historical analysis of the Roman empire’s role and achievement Features contributions from more than a dozen distinguished scholars from around the world Explores the relevance of important comparativist themes of state, empire, and civilization to ancient Rome
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Полный вариант заголовка: «Asiatick researches : Vol. 4 : or, transactions of the society instituted in Bengal, for inquiring into the history and antiquities, the arts, sciences, and literature, of Asia / printed verbatim from the Calcutta edition, in Quarto».
Comprises 34 essays from leading scholars in history, classics, philosophy, and political science to illuminate Greek and Roman political thought in all its diversity and depth. Offers a broad survey of ancient political thought from Archaic Greece through Late Antiquity Approaches ancient political philosophy from both a normative and historical focus Examines Greek and Roman political thought within historical context and contemporary debate Explores the role of ancient political thought in a range of philosophies, such as the individual and community, human rights, religion, and cosmopolitanism