By Margaret M. Miles
By Margaret M. Miles
By A. G. Schwarz, Tasos Sagris, Void Network
On December 6, 2008, the town of Athens exploded as humans took to the streets to illustrate their rage over the homicide of fifteen-year-old Alexis Grigoropoulos, bringing company as ordinary to a screeching, burning halt for 3 breathtaking weeks. this can be the 1st publication to delve into the Greek December and its aftermath, within the phrases of these who witnessed and took part in it. Interviews and private reflections run along the communiqués and texts that circulated throughout the networks of rebel, laying off much-needed light—and dispelling damaging myths—on the true cloth of the Greek Left that made December possible.
By Geoffrey Ernest Maurice De Ste. Croix
By Mary Beard
The ruined silhouette of the Parthenon on its hill above Athens is likely one of the world's most renowned photographs. Its 'looted' Elgin Marbles are a world reason celebre. yet what really are they? within the first of an occasional 'series' on wonders of the area - similar to the Colosseum, Stonehenge, the Pyramids, the Alhambra, Mary Beard, biographer, reviewer and top Cambridge classicist, tells the heritage and explains the importance of the Parthenon, the temple of the virgin goddess Athena, the divine patroness of historic Athens. "The Wonders of the area" is a sequence of books that makes a speciality of many of the world's most famed websites or monuments. Their names should be wide-spread to just about each person: they've got completed iconic stature and are loaded with a good quantity of mythological luggage. those monuments were the topic of many books over the centuries, yet our objective, throughout the ability and stature of the writers, is to get anything even more enlightening, stimulating, even arguable, than simple histories or publications.
By Amalia Avramidou
The Codrus Painter used to be a painter of cups and vases in fifth-century B.C.E. Athens with a particular kind; he's named after Codrus, a mythical Athenian king depicted on one in all his such a lot attribute vases. He was once lively as an artist throughout the rule of Pericles, because the Parthenon used to be equipped after which because the instances of the Peloponnesian conflict all started. unlike the paintings of fellow artists of his day, the vases of the Codrus Painter seem to have been created virtually completely for export to markets outdoors Athens and Greece, specifically to the Etruscans in crucial Italy and to issues extra west. Amalia Avramidou bargains a completely researched, amply illustrated examine of the Codrus Painter that still reviews at the mythology, faith, arts, athletics, and everyday life of Greece depicted on his vases. She evaluates his sort and the defining features of his personal hand and of the minor painters linked to him. reading the subject material, determine varieties, and motifs at the vases, she compares them with sculptural works produced through the related interval. Avramidou’s iconographic research not just encompasses the cultural milieu of the Athenian city, but in addition bargains an unique and fascinating standpoint at the adoption, which means, and use of imported Attic vases one of the Etruscans.
By D. Mertens
The classical cities of southern Italy and Sicily first shot to repute as 'must-sees' at the 'Grand Tour', and this present day nonetheless allure ever expanding numbers. this massive ebook appears at those cities, their old monuments, temples, and the opposite feats of Classical structure that experience made them recognized. packed with color photos and plans. German textual content.
By R. E Wycherley
Interpreting the monuments of Athens in gentle of literature, R. E. Wycherley brings prior to us the town the ancients knew. Philosophers, statesmen, tourists, dramatists, poets, deepest citizens--the phrases of some of these recommend how town checked out a number of sessions, how its monuments got here to be outfitted, and the way they served the folks in everyday life. Professor Wycherley concentrates at the classical interval, illustrating his paintings with plans, reconstructions, and photographs.
Originally released in 1978.
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By A. Schäfer (auth.), Dr K. de Jager, Dr S. Kox, Dr D. Lhuillier, Dr F. Maas, Prof. Dr S. Page, Prof. Dr C. Papanicolas, Prof. Dr S. Stiliaris, Dr J. Van de Wiele (eds.)
c Societ` a Italiana di Fisica / Springer-Verlag 2007 The 3rd workshopFrom Parity Violation to Hadronic constitution and extra ... was once held from could sixteen to may possibly 20, 2006, on the George Eliopoulos convention heart at the Greek island of Milos. it's a part of a sequence that begun in Mainz in 2002 and used to be through a moment workshop in Grenoble in 2004. whereas initially initiated by way of the extraction of the strangeness contribution to the electromagnetic shape components of the nucleon, we now have continually broadened the point of interest of this workshop sequence to the applying of parity violation usinghadronicprobesandtoparityviolation experimentsinatomicphysics.Meanwhiletherehavebeenmanyexciting new proposals for utilizing parity violation in different components like within the look for new physics past the traditional version or in exploring hadron constitution. There also are shut connections to the open query at the measurement of the two-photon alternate amplitude. Fifty years after the 1956 notion of Lee and Yang to check the speculation of violation of parity symmetry within the susceptible interplay, the numerous purposes of parity violation in very di?erent experiments are means past the scope of what Lee and Yang may have imagined. For the physics issues mentioned in this workshop, the appliance of parity violation has turn into a customary workhorse that enables to extract many physics issues in di?erent experiments.
By Sarah Iles Johnston
In the course of the archaic and classical sessions, Greek rules in regards to the useless developed in line with altering social and cultural conditions—most particularly alterations linked to the advance of the polis, similar to funerary laws, and adjustments because of elevated contacts with cultures of the traditional close to East. In stressed useless, Sarah Iles Johnston offers and translates those alterations, utilizing them to construct a fancy photo of how within which the society of the useless mirrored that of the residing, expressing and defusing its tensions, reiterating its values and at last changing into a resource of vital energy if you knew how one can keep watch over it. She attracts on either recognized assets, resembling Athenian tragedies, and more moderen texts, resembling the Derveni Papyrus and a lately released lex sacra from Selinous.Topics of concentration comprise the foundation of the is going (the ritual practitioner who made interplay with the useless his specialty), the chance to the dwelling awarded by way of the ghosts of these who died dishonorably or upfront, the improvement of Hecate right into a mistress of ghosts and its connection to woman rites of transition, and the complicated nature of the Erinyes. stressed useless culminates with a brand new examining of Aeschylus' Oresteia that emphasizes how Athenian fantasy and cult manipulated principles concerning the lifeless to serve political and social ends.