By Eliette Abécassis
Pourquoi tient-il dans sa major le fragment d'un manuscrit de Qumran ?
Qui avait intérêt à ce qu'on le découvre là ?
Chargé par les companies spéciaux israéliens d'élucider le mystère, Ary Cohen se retrouve lancé dans l. a. project l. a. plus périlleuse qui lui ait jamais été confiée.
mystery autant qu'aventure spirituelle, La dernière tribu discover les arcanes du judaïsme et du bouddhisme tibétain et japonais. Érudition, intelligence, invention : avec le expertise d'une grande romancière et le sens de l'intrigue d'un maître du suspense, Eliette Abécassis joue avec les textes sacrés, les religions, l'Histoire et le temps.
By Edward W Abel; D A Armitage; Royal Society of Chemistry (Great Britain); et al
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By Gaston Paris
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By Alessandro Barchiesi
During this clean review of Ovid's attention-grabbing poem Fasti, Alessandro Barchiesi presents a brand new imaginative and prescient of the interplay among Ovid and the well known ruler Augustus. Fasti, a poem concerning the vacations and ceremonial dinner days of the Roman calendar, was once written whereas Ovid used to be in Rome and revised whereas he was once in exile at the barbarian frontier, banished by way of Augustus from the aesthetic society of Rome. Ovid's paintings in exile evinces advanced causes; he addresses Augustus and begs him to raise the despised exile, yet while covertly reviews Augustus's "New Rome." even if contemporary scholarship has focused on the oppositions among poet and ruler published in Ovid's paintings, Barchiesi's research transcends the competition of pro-Augustan or anti-Augustan readings. In a full of life, energetic narrative that is dependent upon shut textual research, Barchiesi underscores the $64000 poetic offerings in addition to the political concerns made by means of Ovid in Fasti. finally, his research leads us to a extra nuanced figuring out of the connection among buyers and poets. either students and basic readers will discover a newly significant and engaging Ovid in those pages. Translated with revisions from Il poeta e il principe: Ovido e il discorso Augusteo (1994).
By Jennifer Speake
Containing greater than six hundred entries, this helpful source provides all facets of trip writing. There are entries on areas and routes (Afghanistan, Black Sea, Egypt, Gobi wasteland, Hawaii, Himalayas, Italy, Northwest Passage, Samarkand, Silk direction, Timbuktu), writers (Isabella fowl, Ibn Battuta, Bruce Chatwin, Gustave Flaubert, Mary Kingsley, Walter Ralegh, Wilfrid Thesiger), equipment of shipping and kinds of trip (balloon, camel, grand travel, searching and large online game expeditions, pilgrimage, house shuttle and exploration), genres (buccaneer narratives, guidebooks, New international chronicles, postcards), businesses and societies (East India corporation, Royal Geographical Society, Society of Dilettanti), and matters and issues (censorship, exile, orientalism, and tourism).
For an entire checklist of entries and participants, a beneficiant number of pattern entries, and extra, stopover at the Literature of shuttle and Exploration: An Encyclopedia site.
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By M Green; S Aldridge; Royal Society of Chemistry (Great Britain); et al
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