By Walter Eder,Manfred Landfester,Johannes Renger,Brigitte Egger

Erst mit diesem complement ist der NEUE PAULY mit vollständigen Registern erfasst. Der Supplementband erschließt erstmals die umfassenden Bände thirteen bis15/3 des NEUEN PAULY. Personen-, Orts- und Sachregister nennen einerseits antike Autoren, Künstler, Philosophen, Politiker und Herrscher, deren Wirkungsgeschichte in den Beiträgen behandelt ist, andererseits Persönlichkeiten seit dem Mittelalter, die antikes Wissen, Kunst, Literatur und Philosophie, Geschichts- und Politiktheorie, Mythologie und faith aufgriffen, weiterentwickelten oder wissenschaftlich erforschten. Das geographische check in enthält antike und moderne Ortsnamen. Das Sachregister schlüsselt die Sachthemen auch jenseits der alphabetischen Lemmatisierung in den Bänden auf. Ein Muss für alle PAULY-Nutzer.

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By Tom Holland,Andreas Wittenburg

Aufstieg und Untergang der Römischen Republik: Mit stilistischer
Brillanz und historischem Scharfsinn erzählt Tom Holland die römische
Geschichte von ihren etruskischen Anfängen bis zur Ermordung Caesars.

»Erzählte Geschichte vom Feinsten.
Ein Buch, das mich wirklich gefesselt hat.«
Ian McEwan

»Eine atemberaubende und glänzend geschriebene Gesamtschau der Machtkämpfe im Rom von Caesar und Cicero.«
Uwe Walter

»Eine packende, spannende und ungemein unterhaltsame Darstellung der römischen Republik.«
Books of the 12 months, Sunday Times

»Tom Holland erzählt den Untergang der römischen Republik neu: ein geistreiches Werk. Hochaktuell.«
Independent on Sunday

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By Josiah Ober

When does democracy paintings good, and why? Is democracy the simplest kind of govt? those questions are of perfect significance this day because the usa seeks to advertise its democratic values in a foreign country. Democracy and Knowledge is the 1st publication to appear to old Athens to give an explanation for how and why without delay democratic executive by means of the folks produces wealth, energy, and security.

Combining a heritage of Athens with modern theories of collective motion and rational selection constructed by means of economists and political scientists, Josiah Ober examines Athenian democracy's precise contribution to the traditional Greek city-state's outstanding good fortune, and demonstrates the precious classes Athenian political practices carry for us at the present time. He argues that the foremost to Athens's luck lay in how the city-state controlled and arranged the aggregation and distribution of data between its voters. Ober explores the institutional contexts of democratic wisdom administration, together with using social networks for gathering details, exposure for development universal wisdom, and open entry for decreasing transaction expenses. He explains why a government's try to dam the stream of data makes democracy stumble. Democratic participation and deliberation devour kingdom assets and social strength. but as Ober exhibits, some great benefits of a well-designed democracy a ways outweigh its costs.

figuring out how democracy can result in prosperity and safeguard is one of the such a lot urgent political demanding situations of recent occasions. Democracy and Knowledge finds how historical Greek politics can assist us go beyond the democratic dilemmas that confront the area today.

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By Renate Lafer,Karl Strobel

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Der Band gibt aus vielfältigen Perspektiven Einblicke in die wesentlichen Bereiche des privaten und öffentlichen Lebens der römisch-griechischen antiken Welt. Neben papyrologischen Studien liegt ein Schwerpunkt dabei auf weiteren materiellen Befunden, insbesondere Münzen. Hinzu kommen sozio-historische Untersuchungen ebenso wie Beiträge zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte.

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By Deborah Kamen

Ancient Greek literature, Athenian civic ideology, and sleek classical scholarship have all labored jointly to augment the concept that there have been 3 well outlined prestige teams in classical Athens--citizens, slaves, and resident foreigners. yet this book--the first finished account of prestige in historical democratic Athens--clearly lays out the proof for a much wider and extra complicated spectrum of statuses, one who has very important implications for knowing Greek social and cultural historical past. via revealing a social and felony fact differently masked via Athenian ideology, Deborah Kamen illuminates the complexity of Athenian social constitution, uncovers tensions among democratic ideology and perform, and contributes to bigger questions about the connection among citizenship and democracy.

every one bankruptcy is dedicated to 1 of ten particular prestige teams in classical Athens (451/0-323 BCE): chattel slaves, privileged chattel slaves, conditionally freed slaves, resident foreigners (metics), privileged metics, bastards, disenfranchised electorate, naturalized voters, lady voters, and male voters. studying quite a lot of literary, epigraphic, and felony proof, in addition to components no longer regularly thought of jointly, resembling estate possession, corporal inviolability, and non secular rights, the booklet demonstrates the real felony and social differences that have been drawn among numerous teams of people in Athens. even as, it unearths that the limits among those teams have been much less fastened and extra permeable than Athenians themselves stated. The e-book concludes through attempting to clarify why historic Greek literature keeps the fiction of 3 prestige teams regardless of a much more complicated reality.

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By R. Scott Smith,Christopher Francese

"Terrific . . . precisely the kind of assortment we have now lengthy wanted: one providing quite a lot of texts, either literary and documentary, and that--with the inclusion of Sulpicia and Perpetua--allows scholars to listen to the voices of tangible girls from the traditional global. The translations themselves are fluid; the inclusion of lengthy extracts permits scholars to sink their the teeth into fabric in methods impossible with conventional resource books. The nameless texts, inscriptions, and different non-literary fabric topically prepared within the 'Documentary' part will let scholars to work out how the documentary facts vitamins or undermines the perspectives complex within the literary texts. this can be a e-book that are supposed to be of significant use to a person educating a survey of the historical past of old Rome or a Roman Civilization path. i glance ahead to instructing with this ebook that is, i believe, the easiest resource e-book i've got noticeable for a way we train those days." --David Potter, collage of Michigan

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By Endall Beall

In quantity 6 of The Evolution of realization sequence, the writer takes the reader to the centuries instantly earlier than and after yr zero and the youth of Christianity and Judaism. the writer bargains a stunning new interpretation of old occasions on the planet in the course of time which were a heavily guarded mystery for over 2,000 years. This ebook finds secrets and techniques approximately historic magical traditions and the entities who used it opposed to all humanity, and which affects our cultures into the trendy day.
This publication is a problem and a call for participation to all archaeologists, mythologists, philologists, philosophers, psychologists and different teachers to re-evaluate their perceptions in regard to our old previous. it truly is a call for participation for all students, who're the specialists of their fields, to take this knowledge and reassess our historical heritage of their personal fields of workmanship to determine it in a brand new mild, with an eye fixed to eventually fixing such a lot of old mysteries that have eluded students over the last 500 years. essentially the most difficult mysteries of the traditional international are solved in the pages of this booklet and the only to persist with. this isn't simply one other tome choked with inventive hypothesis. The textual facts supplied fills the gaps that such a lot of students have wondered over for hundreds of years, supplied the students who learn this physique of labor will not be so close-minded to easily deny a brand new sequence of revelations that is going past their permitted perceptual norms.
the writer unearths how what we expect is human background has been totally corrupted via people with a vested curiosity to maintain this data unknown to the inhabitants at huge. The subject matter of the e-book is going past the standard alien intervention speculations that abound on the market and gives the main cogent rationalization approximately offworld impression on our planet in response to the textual proof from our old previous. This publication takes the reader down the trail of the surviving textual proof to unravel the chilly case of our latest historical historical past. The booklet is full of web look-up references for pictorial and resource info to steer them into broader reports of the controversies printed during this e-book utilizing mainstream educational textual interpretations because the keys to free up those mysteries. Upon finishing the booklet the reader's whole view of human historical past goes to be shattered as a terrible set of truths is revealed.
This ebook is extremely debatable because it demanding situations the very origins of all non secular ideals on our planet, with out exceptions. This e-book exposes the reality at the back of the entire supernatural misperceptions approximately all of the gods, irrespective of which identify those gods or goddesses are worshipped below. After finishing this booklet, the reader can have a broader and extra life like realizing approximately human background, and it explains why our earlier has served to form our current and our very consciousness.
As with all of the books during this sequence, the first concentration is on advancing one's personal own realization to the next point of realizing via revealing our heritage and the way it's been misrepresented with a view to hold us dwelling in perceptual bondage. As a species, we won't understand the place we are going till we know the way and why we received the place we're. In that admire, this publication correlates with the remainder of the sequence the place one's cognitive development is concerned.

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By Philip Henry Stanhope

Lord Mahon’s (Philip Henry Stanhope) exact, well-researched, and referenced lifetime of Belisarius is the main authoritative English-language biography of this attention-grabbing old determine. This unabridged reprint of the 1848 moment version reproduces Lord Mahon's magnum opus and comprises the following:

- the whole and broad footnoting from the unique version, set as bankruptcy endnotes, that are missing from different typically on hand editions.
- a mess of recent bankruptcy endnotes and different editorial annotations which aid carry Mahon's paintings up-to-date;
- a supplemental examining record of historical and modern works in English that have been no longer to be had in Mahon's day.
- Lord Mahon's prefaces to the 1828 and 1848 variants, that are missing from different mostly on hand variants.
- a brand new preface to the 2006 edition.

Long out of print, this quantity chronicles the impressive profession of Belisarius (A.D. 505(?)-A.D. 565), the final nice basic of Imperial Rome. emerging from vague beginnings, Belisarius turned the right-hand guy of the emperor Justinian I in his sixth century bid to reconquer the misplaced western provinces of the Roman Empire. In an epic series of campaigns, Belisarius destroyed the Vandalic nation in North Africa and the Ostrogothic nation in Italy yet eventually, the exhausted assets of the weakened empire and intrigues of the imperial courtroom in Constantinople led to the undoing of the fellow and lots more and plenty of his work.
The lifetime of Belisarius belongs within the choice of any library with a suite in classics, past due Roman/Byzantine reports, or army historical past. Likewise, it's a worthwhile addition to the bookshelves of Byzantinists and researchers of overdue antiquity and the early heart Ages.

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By Nancy Demand

In the 5th century BC Thebes, confronted with the demanding situations awarded by means of defeat and shame within the Persian Wars – it had sided with the invaders – succeeded not just in regaining its former prominence, but in addition in laying the foundation for its hegemony of Greece within the early a part of the fourth century.

In Thebes within the 5th Century, first released in 1982, Nancy call for examines the political and army background of this popular urban, in addition to a couple of different features of Theban tradition and society: its actual structure, non secular cults, poetry and tune, arts, crafts and philosophy.

Other subject matters of specific curiosity contain a bankruptcy on Pythagoreanism in Thebes, an appendix at the facts for the participation of girls in Pythagoreanism, and an research, extending in the course of the ebook, of the position of ladies in Theban society.

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