Herodotus' Histories Book 1

Greek Text with Facing Vocabulary and Commentary

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Author: Geoffrey Steadman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780984306589

Category: History, Ancient

Page: 272

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Each page of this volume contains one-half of a page of the Greek text from Hude's 1920 Oxford Classical Text of Herodotus' Histories Book 1 with all corresponding vocabulary and grammatical commentary arranged below. Once readers have memorized the core vocabulary list, they will be able to read the classical Greek and consult all relevant vocabulary and commentary without turning a page.

Thucydides

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Author: Thucydides,Laurentius Valla

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

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The Cambridge Companion to Tacitus

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Author: A. J. Woodman

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139828207

Category: History

Page: N.A

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Tacitus is universally recognised as ancient Rome's greatest writer of history, and his account of the Roman Empire in the first century AD has been fundamental in shaping the modern perception of Rome and its emperors. This Companion provides a new, up-to-date and authoritative assessment of his work and influence which will be invaluable for students and non-specialists as well as of interest to established scholars in the field. First situating Tacitus within the tradition of Roman historical writing and his own contemporary society, it goes on to analyse each of his individual works and then discuss key topics such as his distinctive authorial voice and his views of history and freedom. It ends by tracing Tacitus' reception, beginning with the transition from manuscript to printed editions, describing his influence on political thought in early modern Europe, and concluding with his significance in the twentieth century.

Alexander the Great

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Author: Nigel Cawthorne

Publisher: Haus Publishing

ISBN: 9781904341567

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 186

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Alexander the Great (356-323 BC), King of Macedonia, lived a life of mythical proportions. He modelled himself on Achilles and slept with a copy of the Iliad, annotated by Aristotle, his teacher, under his pillow. Unrivalled by any historical military figure, he conquered the Mediterranean, Persia, Afghanistan and north-west India during his brief life. By the time he died at the age of 33 he had introduced Greek civilisation to the world.

A Source Book in Mathematics

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Author: David Eugene Smith

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486158292

Category: Mathematics

Page: 736

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The writings of Newton, Leibniz, Pascal, Riemann, Bernoulli, and others in a comprehensive selection of 125 treatises dating from the Renaissance to the late 19th century — most unavailable elsewhere.

The Thirteen Books of the Elements

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Author: Euclid

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486158187

Category: Mathematics

Page: 464

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Volume 1 of 3-volume set containing complete English text of all 13 books of the Elements plus critical analysis of each definition, postulate, and proposition. Vol. 1 includes Introduction, Books I and II: Triangles, rectangles.

Trust Management

Second International Conference, iTrust 2004, Oxford, UK, March 29 - April 1, 2004, Proceedings

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Author: Christian Jensen,Stefan Poslad,Theo Dimitrakos

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3540247475

Category: Computers

Page: 382

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Drug Discovery

A History

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Author: Walter Sneader

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470015527

Category: Science

Page: 472

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Written by a leading authority with an excellent reputation and ability for writing a good narrative, Drug Discovery: A History is a far cry from simply a list of chemical structures. This lively new text considers the origins, development and history of medicines that generate high media interest and have a huge social and economic impact on society. Set within a wide historical, social and cultural context, it provides expanded coverage of pre-twentieth century drugs, the huge advances made in the twentieth century and the latest developments in drug research. Hallmark features: Up-to-the-minute information in drug research Vignettes of special and unusual information, and anecdotes Discusses drug prototypes from all sources More comprehensive than other volumes on history of drug discovery From the reviews: "...an excellent bibliographic resource for those interested in the background papers that serve as the foundation for discovery of specific drug entities." JOURNAL OF MEDICAL CHEMISTRY, June 2006 "...a very comprehensive overview of drug development. It should be on the shelf on any aspiring pharmacist, medicinal chemist, or person interested in the history of therapeutic agents." JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL EDUCATION, February 2006 "...a very readable and closely researched book..." CHEMISTRY & INDUSTRY, October 2005

Introduction to Attic Greek

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Author: Donald J. Mastronarde

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520954998

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 512

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Thoroughly revised and expanded, Introduction to Attic Greek, 2nd Edition gives student and instructors the most comprehensive and accessible presentation of ancient Greek available. The text features: • Full exposure to the grammar and morphology that students will encounter in actual texts • Self-contained instructional chapters, with challenging, carefully tailored exercises • Progressively more complex chapters to build the student's knowledge of declensions, tenses, and constructions by alternating emphasis on morphology and syntax • Readings based on actual texts and include unadapted passages from Xenophon, Lysias, Plato, Aristophanes, and Thucydides. • Concise introduction to the history of the Greek language • Composite list of verbs with principal parts, and an appendix of all paradigms • Greek-English and English-Greek glossaries Additional Resources: •Robust online supplements for teaching and learning available at atticgreek.org •Answer Key to exercises also available from UC Press (978-0-520-27574-4)

Catullus: Poems

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Author: Gaius Valerius Catullus

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472502639

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 334

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Catullus, who lived from about 84 to 54 BC, was one of ancient Rome's most gifted, versatile and passionate poets. Living at a time of radical social change at the end of the Roman Republic, he belonged to a group of young poets who embraced Hellenistic forms to forge a new literary style, the so-called 'neoterics'. This comprehensive edition includes the complete, unabridged and unbowdlerised poems and is the definitive student edition of Catullus' work. The extensive introduction covers topics including the role of Catullus' literary paramour Lesbia, the few biographical certainties known about Catullus' life and other figures from the contemporary political scene. In addition to this, there is a brief overview of the poems' textual history, discussion of Catullus' style across the collection and linguistic discussions of morphology, vocabulary, syntax and metre. The commentary notes include individual introductions and bibliographies to each poem, as well as line by line notes which translate difficult phrases and gloss obscure words. In addition to this, more detailed explanations of poetic, structural and contextual points are also provided.

Virgil: Aeneid IV

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Author: Virgil,

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1472538722

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 200

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In Book IV of Virgil's "Aeneid", one of the most studied books of that epic poem, Dido, queen of Carthage, is inflamed by love for Aeneas. The goddesses Juno and Venus plot to unite them, and their 'marriage' is consummated in a cave during a hunt. However, Jupiter sends Mercury to remind Aeneas of his duty, and the hero departs despite Dido's passionate pleas. At the end of the book, Dido commits suicide. This classic edition of the Latin text of Book IV replaces the long-serving edition by Gould and Whiteley, making this book more accessible to today's students and taking account of the most recent scholarship and critical approaches to Virgil. It includes a substantial introduction, annotation to explain language and content, and a comprehensive vocabulary.

Plane and Solid Geometry

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Author: J.M. Aarts

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387782419

Category: Mathematics

Page: 349

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This is a book on Euclidean geometry that covers the standard material in a completely new way, while also introducing a number of new topics that would be suitable as a junior-senior level undergraduate textbook. The author does not begin in the traditional manner with abstract geometric axioms. Instead, he assumes the real numbers, and begins his treatment by introducing such modern concepts as a metric space, vector space notation, and groups, and thus lays a rigorous basis for geometry while at the same time giving the student tools that will be useful in other courses.

Institutional Pathways to Equity

Addressing Inequality Traps

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Author: Anthony J. Bebbington,Anis A. Dani,Arjan de Haan,Michael Walton

Publisher: World Bank Publications

ISBN: 9780821370148

Category: Political Science

Page: 280

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Questions of equity and inequality have moved to the center of debates on development and poverty reduction. This reflects growing awareness that even countries with high rates of growth can experience stagnating or increasing inequality, and that inequality can itself limit the poverty reducing effects of growth. Indeed, recent work indicates that, in addition to its intrinsic value, equity should be valued for its positive impacts on growth and the poverty-reducing effects of such growth. These concerns are coupled with questions of governance. This is because institutional arrangements affect not only overall rates of growth but also the distributional effects of growth, and are themselves more or less equitable in their structure and functioning. How given institutional arrangements emerge over time, with their implications for growth and equity, remains less understood. 'Institutional Pathways to Equity: Addressing Inequality Traps' tackles the relationship between equity and development, the place of institutions in determining these relationships, and the conditions under which particular institutional arrangements can either block or promote transitions toward more equitable forms of development. The chapters, originally commissioned as background documents for the preparation of the World Development Report 2006, are prepared by leading scholars from the fields of economics, political science, sociology, geography, and development studies. The book speaks directly to current discussions on inequality, poverty, and growth and will contribute to the construction of a historically informed political economy of development. The book specifically highlights the importance of inequality, institutional change through social mobilization, and institutional change through state policies. The authors show that, under certain conditions, state institutions can and have taken a leading role in promoting policies to redress inequitable social relations and so weaken the social foundations of inequality traps.

Homer's Iliad 6 And 22

Greek Text with Facing Vocabulary and Commentary

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Author: Geoffrey Steadman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780984306596

Category: Epic poetry, Greek

Page: 156

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Below each 10 lines from Books 6 and 22 of Thomas W. Allen's 3rd edition of Homer's Iliad (originally published by Oxford University Press in 1920) is a single page of all corresponding vocabulary and intermediate level grammatical commentary. Once readers have memorized the core vocabulary list, they will be able to read the Greek text and consult all relevant vocabulary and notes below on the same page.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

A Guide for Clinicians

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Author: Lawrence C. Parish,Friedrich Gschnait

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461235286

Category: Medical

Page: 388

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The Madness of Cambyses

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Author: Herodotus

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141398787

Category: History

Page: 64

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'Do you see your son, standing over there, in the antechamber? Well, I am going to shoot him.' The story of the great and mad Cambyses, King of Persia, told by part-historian, part-mythmaker Herodotus of Halicarnassus. Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics, with books from around the world and across many centuries. They take us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th-century California and the Russian steppe. Here are stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions. Herodotus (c.484-425 BCE). Herodotus's The Histories is also available in Penguin Classics.

Homer's Odyssey 9-12

Greek Text with Facing Vocabulary and Commentary

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Author: Geoffrey Steadman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780984306534

Category: Epic poetry, Greek

Page: 256

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Facing each set of 20 lines from Books 9-12 of Thomas W. Allen's edition of Homer's Odyssey (originally published by Oxford Universtiy Press in 1908) is a single page of corresponding vocabulary and intermediate level grammatical commentary. Once readers have memorized the core vocabulary list, they will be able to read the Homeric Greek and consult all relevant vocabulary and commentary without turning a page.

Plato's Republic I

Greek Text with Facing Vocabulary and Commentary

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Author: Geoffrey Steadman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780984306541

Category: Greek language

Page: 120

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Facing each of the 44 pages of John Burnet's Greek edition of Plato's Republic I (originally published by Oxford University Press in 1903) is a single page of corresponding vocabulary and intermediate level grammatical commentary. Once readers have memorized the core vocabulary list, they will be able to read the classical Greek and consult all relevant vocabulary and commentary without turning the page.