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Download Hosios Loukas: Byzantine Art in Greece by Manolis Chatzidakis PDF

By Manolis Chatzidakis

This sequence on Byzantine enormous portray in Greece offers mosaics and wall-paintings from the seventh to the fifteenth century. It contains entire monographs on every one monument, written by way of experts in Byzantine paintings, plans and drawings, wealthy photographic fabric and bibliography. desk of Contents: advent; Hosios Loukas resources, Donors and Dates of Monuments; The Panagia Church; The Katholikon; The Crypt; personality and value of the Figurative; ornament at Hosios Loukas; Bibliography.

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Download l’egypte grecque et romaine by Armand Colin PDF

By Armand Colin

• Description : l. a. conquête de l'Égypte par Alexandre le Grand en 332 avant notre ère, puis l. a. victoire d'Octave sur Cléopâtre VII en 31 avant notre ère ont fait entrer l'Égypte dans des mondes nouveaux : le monde hellénistique, puis le monde romain. Par deux fois, ce will pay dont l. a. civilisation est pluriséculaire, va vivre une transition institutionnelle, socio-économique et culturelle avec l'arrivée de nouveaux souverains : les Ptolémées, des Macédoniens venus de Grèce du Nord, puis les empereurs de Rome. los angeles donnée fondamentale est l. a. mutation de l. a. société égyptienne en une société multiculturelle. Désormais, Grecs, Égyptiens, puis Grecs, Égyptiens et Romains cohabitent sur un même territoire. Des langues, des traditions, des moeurs, des mondes religieux d'essence différente, sont contraints de se côtoyer. L'un des enjeux du travail des historiens est de déterminer los angeles forme que prend cette rencontre entre des hommes et des femmes venus de civilisations différentes. S'agit-il d'une easy coexistence où se juxtaposent des cultures restées imperméables l'une à l'autre ? Ou bien assiste-t-on à une intégration plus ou moins poussée pouvant donner naissance à une civilisation mixte ou à de simples franges de compénétration ? Au sein d'une extraordinaire mosaïque culturelle, une vie d'une exceptionnelle richesse anime los angeles mégapole qu'est Alexandrie, los angeles nouvelle capitale du will pay. Des figures remarquables y vivent leur destin : ainsi l'historien égyptien Manéthon, l. a. reine grecque Cléopâtre ou le philosophe juif Philon.

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Download Rome, the Greek World, and the East: Volume 3: The Greek by Fergus Millar PDF

By Fergus Millar

This quantity completes the three-volume choice of Fergus Millar's essays, which, along with his books, remodeled the learn of the Roman Empire by way of moving the focal point of inquiry onto the wider Mediterranean global and past. The eighteen essays awarded the following contain Millar's vintage contributions to our realizing of the impression of Rome at the peoples, cultures, and religions of the japanese Mediterranean, and the level to which Graeco-Roman tradition acted as a motor vehicle for the self-expression of the indigenous cultures. In an epilogue written to finish the gathering, Millar argues for rethinking the focal point of "ancient background" itself and for contemplating the Levant and the jap Mediterranean from the 1st millennium B.C. to the Islamic conquests a legitimate scholarly framework and a suitable academic syllabus for the research of antiquity. English translations of prolonged old passages in Greek, Latin, and Semitic languages in the entire essays make Millar's most crucial articles obtainable for the 1st time to experts and nonspecialists alike.

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Download The Prophet's Pulpit: Islamic Preaching in Contemporary by Patrick D. Gaffney PDF

By Patrick D. Gaffney

Muslim preaching has been relevant in forming public opinion, construction grassroots companies, and constructing management cadres for the broader Islamist schedule. in accordance with in-depth box examine in Egypt, Patrick Gaffney specializes in the preacher and the sermon because the unmarried most vital medium for propounding the message of Islam. He attracts on social background, political statement, and theological assets to bare the sophisticated connections among spiritual rhetoric and political dissent.Many of the sermons mentioned got in the course of the upward thrust of Islamic fundamentalism, and Gaffney makes an attempt to explain this militant move and to check it with professional Islam. eventually, Gaffney offers examples of the sermons, so readers can higher comprehend the total variety of up to date Islamic expression.

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Download Egypt: Contested Revolution by Philip Marfleet PDF

By Philip Marfleet

Many obituaries were written for Egypt’s tried revolution. yet for Philip Marfleet, the revolution is an ongoing strategy most sensible understood by means of reading the advanced, altering family between its critical actors. In Egypt, Marfleet supplies a powerful, wide-lens account of the political fight unfolding from prior to the “Arab Spring” of 2011 to the summer season of 2015.

In his exploration of the occasions unfolding in Egypt over those tumultuous 5 years, Marfleet asks what will be realized from Egypt and the political upheavals that proceed to impact societies within the heart East and in the course of the international south. tales from individuals around the political spectrum discover their engagements within the streets, places of work, campuses, and neighborhoods, as well as the formal political enviornment. Drawing on enormous fundamental study, Egypt bargains the best participant-orientated debts of the country’s fight released so far.

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Download Nubian Encounters: The Story of the Nubian Ethnological by Nicholas S. Hopkins, Sohair R. Mehanna PDF

By Nicholas S. Hopkins, Sohair R. Mehanna

Within the Sixties the development of the Aswan excessive Dam occasioned the pressured displacement of a big a part of the Nubian inhabitants. starting in 1960, anthropologists on the American collage in Cairo's Social examine heart undertook a survey of the Nubians to be moved and people already outdoors their historical place of origin. The objective was once to checklist and study Nubian tradition and social association, to create a list for the long run, and to maintain a physique of knowledge on which students and officers may perhaps draw. This e-book chronicles the examine conducted by way of a global workforce with the cooperation of many Nubians.

Gathered into one quantity for the 1st time are reprinted articles that supply a priceless source of analysis information at the Nubian venture, in addition to pictures taken through the box learn that rfile methods of existence that experience lengthy because disappeared.

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Download A History of Egypt: From the Arab Conquest to the Present by Afaf Lutfi Al-Sayyid Marsot PDF

By Afaf Lutfi Al-Sayyid Marsot

Автор - профессор истории Ближнего и Среднего Востока Калифорнийского Университета - в своей книге даёт краткий курс истории Египта - от завоевания государства арабами, через эпоху мамлюков, объединение Египта в Османской империи, либеральные эксперименты в конституционном правительстве в начале двадцатого столетия, продолжившиеся в годы Насера и Садата, до настоящего времени, характеризующегося появлением новых политических партий, укреплением исламского фундаментализма и постепенного изменения отношения к женщинам.Образцы сканов:

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