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Commentary On The Dream Of Scipio

Author : Ambrosius Aurelius Theodosius Macrobius
ISBN : 0231096283
Genre : History
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Commentarii In Somnium Scipionis Commentary On The Dream Of Scipio With A Translation Of Cicero S Text

Author : Ambrosius Theodosias Macrobius
ISBN : OCLC:314796448
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Somnium Et Vigilia In Somnium Scipionis

Author : Juan Luis Vives
ISBN : UOM:39015032453774
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Macrobius Commentary On The Dream Of Scipio

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An English translation of Macrobius's Commentary on the Dream of Scipio, a discourse on the nature of the cosmos that influenced classical philosophy into the late Middle Ages. Topics discussed include dream lore, Pythagorean arithmetic, the harmony of the spheres, astronomy, geography, and the immortality of the soul.

In Somnium Scipionis

Author : Ambrosius Theodosius Macrobius
ISBN : OCLC:310507271
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Ordering The Heavens

Author : Bruce Eastwood
ISBN : 9789004161863
Genre : Science
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Based on scores of medieval manuscript texts and diagrams, the book shows how Roman sources were used in the age of Charlemagne to reintroduce and expand a qualitative picture of articulated geometrical order in the heavens.

The Dream Of Scipio

Author : Marcus Tullius Cicero
ISBN : UCSC:32106008965078
Genre : Occultism
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The Early Palaeologan Renaissance 1261 C 1360

Author : E. B. Fryde
ISBN : 9004117148
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The Byzantine world underwent a remarkable recovery of intellectual energy in the period following the recovery of Constantinople in 1261. The reaction of the emperors and their entourage of well-educated high officials to their political disasters was a deliberate revival of the glories of ancient Greek culture. The main subject of this book is the preservation and dissemination by this learned elite of such ancient literature, philosophy and science as still survived then, the development of editorial techniques which resulted in more complete and less corrupt texts, and their improvement buy the addition of commentaries and other innovations.

Philosophy In The Hellenistic And Roman Worlds

Author : Peter Adamson
ISBN : 9780198728023
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Peter Adamson offers an accessible, humorous tour through a period of eight hundred years when some of the most influential of all schools of thought were formed. He introduces us to Cynics and Skeptics, Epicureans and Stoics, emperors and slaves, and traces the development of early Christian philosophy and of ancient science. A major theme of the book is in fact the competition between pagan and Christian philosophy in this period, and the Jewish traditionappears in the shape of Philo of Alexandria. Ancient science is also considered, with chapters on ancient medicine and the interaction between philosophy and astronomy. Considerable attention is paid also tothe wider historical context, for instance by looking at the ascetic movement in Christianity and how it drew on ideas from Hellenic philosophy. From the counter-cultural witticisms of Diogenes the Cynic to the subtle skepticism of Sextus Empiricus, from the irreverent atheism of the Epicureans to the ambitious metaphysical speculation of Neoplatonism, from the ethical teachings of Marcus Aurelius to the political philosophy of Augustine, the book gathers together all aspects of later ancientthought in an accessible and entertaining way.

Chaucer Name Dictionary

Author : Jacqueline de Weever
ISBN : 9781135614539
Genre : Literary Criticism
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First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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