Download Euripides’ ›Alcestis‹: Narrative, Myth, and Religion by Andreas Markantonatos PDF

By Andreas Markantonatos

This detailed quantity is an available but in-depth narratological learn of Euripides' Alcestis. It contextualizes the play when it comes to its reception by means of the unique viewers, finding the complex narrative tropes of the plot within the dynamics of fifth-century Athenian mythology and faith. it's going to gift readers drawn to Greek literature and particularly Euripidean tragedy, in addition to in glossy literary conception and particularly narratology.

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By Jacqueline E. Jay

In Orality and Literacy within the Demotic stories, Jacqueline E. Jay extrapolates from the surviving historic Egyptian written checklist tricks of the oral culture that should have run along it. The monograph’s major concentration is the intersection of orality and literacy within the super wealthy corpus of Demotic narrative literature surviving from the Greco-Roman interval. the numerous texts mentioned comprise the stories of the Inaros and Setna Cycles, the parable of the Sun’s Eye, and the Dream of Nectanebo. Jacqueline Jay examines those Demotic stories not just together with prior Egyptian literature, but in addition with the global culture of orally composed and played discourse.

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By Bill Gunston

Вертолёты: Bell, Boeing, Eurocopter, Kamov, Mil, Sikorsky, Westland. Основы технологии и тактики действий. Много фото и схем. This illustrated research of 1 of the most appropriate strive against guns at the glossy battlefield appears on the designs, guns and strategies of forty of todays army helicopters, together with the Kamov Ka-50 and Ka-52 and the Boeing Sikorsky RAH-66 Comanche.

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By Eleanor Berman

Путеводитель по Нью-Йорку из серии Eyewitness shuttle most sensible 10 (на английском языке). Нью-Йорк, пожалуй, самый известный город Соединенных Штатов. Этот мегаполис - мечта многих путешественников, как туристов, так и эмигрантов из других стран. Чем же может заинтересовать Нью-Йорк приезжих? Прежде всего это архитектура: небоскребы мегаполиса, и прежде всего Эмпайр Стэйт Билдинг, знамениты по всему миру. Также гости Нью-Йорка обязательно должны посетить Пятую авеню, Рокфеллер-Центр, Центральный парк, Американский музей естественной истории и Музей Соломона Гуггенхейма, увидеть Таймс Сквер и Статую Свободы. Обо всех этих достопримечательностях вы узнаете из путеводителя Eyewitness, а также о других музеях, художественных галереях, парках развлечений, ресторанах и барах, кабаре и фестивалях. В издании также представлены сведения обо всех городских районах и пригородах, карта города, информация об отелях, транспорте, связи и другие важные сведения, которые пригодятся любому туристу.Whether you're touring first-class or on a constrained finances, this Eyewitness best 10 consultant will lead you instantly to some of the best big apple has to offer.Dozens of most sensible 10 lists – from the pinnacle 10 shops to the pinnacle 10 comedy golf equipment, nightspots, eating places and lodging – give you the insider wisdom each customer wishes. And to savetime and cash there’s even an inventory of items to avoid.Find your means without problems utilizing the specified maps which fold out from the back and front covers, plus many smaller maps inside of.

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Download Goethe the Alchemist: A Study of Alchemical Symbolism in by Ronald Douglas Gray PDF

By Ronald Douglas Gray

In his autobiography, Goethe half-apologetically admits the younger enthusiasm he skilled for alchemical and mystical readings: Georg von Welling's imprecise Opus Mago-Cabbalisticum et Theosophicum and the anonymously released Aurea Catena Homeri, in addition to works via Paracelsus, Basilis Valentinus and van Helmont. initially released in 1952, this research indicates how the symbols and ideas of alchemy performed a key function within the genesis of Goethe's later works, either medical and literary. writer of, between different books on German literature, Goethe: A severe creation (1967) and An advent to German Poetry (1965), Ronald D. grey information Goethe's alchemical readings, and indicates how those affects have been processed and remodeled right into a specific mix of medical and poetic debts of truth. remarkable in its procedure, this research could be of curiosity to readers of German literature, in addition to to someone attracted to the historical past and evolution of mysticism.

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