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The author, who is a specialist on the problems around The Story of Apollonius, King of Tyre, makes a pioneer attempt to tackle the question of its origin (Latin or Greek?) systematically. He concludes that a longer Greek original is probable, and that it can be localised in Asia Minor, perhaps ...
This volume focuses on provincial centres and the worship that was offered there in the name of the province. Despite the inadequacies of fleeting, defective evidence, a rough picture emerges of both the permanent headquarters and the principal features of provincial cults.
This volume provides the first full study of Sambucus’ influential Neo-Latin emblem book. By analysing individual emblems and the historical contexts in which they were shaped, a new picture emerges of the use of the emblem for Renaissance humanists.
Salvatore R.C. Lilla. Herausgegeben von Hubertus R. Drobner
This volume thoroughly analyses the Neoplatonic sources and background of Gregory of Nyssa's eight Homilies on the Beatitudes and thus complements the first commentary of the homilies published in Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae vol. 52.
This monograph discusses "Nefesh" as a term in the ancient semitic cultures of burial, especially Judaism. It secondly deals with the pyramid as a distinct feature of burial sites in Ancient Israel and links its use to the hope for postmortal existence.
Peter E. Pormann
This study of the reception of Paul of Aegina's handbook (or pragmateia) in the Syriac and Arabic traditions provides fascinating new insights into Greek-Syriac-Arabic translation techniques and the impact of Greek medical theory on the development of Islamic medicine.
M. Zimmerman, S. Panayotakis, V.C. Hunink, W.H. Keulen, S.J. Harrison, Th. D. McCreight, B. Wesseling, D. van Mal-Maeder
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