Download E-books Marriage Rituals Italian Style: A Historical Anthropological Perspective on Early Modern Italian Jews (Brill's Series in Jewish Studies) PDF

By Roni Weinstein

"Marriage Rituals Italian kind: A historic Anthropological point of view on Early smooth Italian Jews" is the 1st complete try to current the wealth of basic records in relation to marriage rituals in Jewish Italian groups - responsa, inner most letters, courtroom protocols, defamating books, love tales, fabric items - and position them in historic context. The publication lines the chronological process varied levels of marriage (matchmaking, betrothal, the marriage day), and in addition adopts a thematic standpoint. Marriage rituals reflect key matters in neighborhood Jewish tradition: relatives existence, gender, the formative years sub-culture, sexuality, the makes use of of estate, and the dignity ethos. Jewish marriage rituals in Italy are printed as strangely just like these in their Catholic pals, and suffer related swap approach.

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Download E-books Andreia: Studies in Manliness and Courage in Classical Antiquity (Mnemosyne: Bibliotheca Classica Batava, Supplementum, Vol. 238) PDF

This quantity examines using a relevant idea within the self-definition of any Greek conversing male: "Andreia," the proposal of braveness and manliness. the character and use of price phrases fast leads the researcher to center problems with cultural id: via a mix of lexical or semantic and conceptual reports the discourse of manliness and its function within the building of social order is studied, in various authors, genres, and communicative events. This e-book is of curiosity to scholars of the classical global, the heritage of values, gender reviews, and cultural historians.

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Download E-books Investigating Arabic: Current Parameters in Analysis and Learning (Studies in Semitic Languages and Linguistics) PDF

This e-book bargains a variety assessment of present examine concerns in Arabic linguistics, extending from the overall to the explicit. It contains extensive investigations of theoretical and utilized issues which are of curiosity to basic and Arabic linguistics: computational research of Arabic, Arabic dialectology, acquisition of Arabic as a local language, studying and instructing Arabic as a primary or overseas language, sociolinguistic research of Arabic, and the prestige of Arabic in eu academe. regardless of the seeming variety of the themes, they fall thematically into significant inter-related different types, research and studying. every one bankruptcy is a considerate mirrored image of an enormous present development within the learn of Arabic.

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Download E-books Probleme Der Dgyptologie, the Architecture of Imperialism: Military Bases and the Evolution of Foreign Policy in Egypt's New Kingdom (Probleme Der Agyptologie,) PDF

By Ellen Fowles Morris

This quantity strains the evolution of recent country international coverage in Syria-Palestine, Nubia, and Libya via an research of the distribution of Egyptian army bases through the years and throughout borders. Archaeological and textual facts concerning fortress-towns, forts, border checkpoints, and armed forces headquarters is analyzed which will remove darkness from the ever-shifting ideas hired via the Egyptian govt to rule its topic territories. Exhaustive in its scope and illustrated all through with a number of maps and architectural plans, this publication may still curiosity Egyptologists, close to japanese archaeologists and historians, in addition to anthropologists engaged within the comparative learn of early empires and army strategies.

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Download E-books The Military and Society in Russia 1450-1917: 1450-1917 (History of Warfare, 14) (Oudtestamentische Studien,) PDF

This publication explores the interplay of the Russian army and society within the early glossy and glossy interval. not like effortless army histories, the amount is worried with the myriad political, fiscal and cultural currents that formed the Russian military from their beginnings in Muscovite instances to the tip of global battle I. The publication starts off with an try out by way of the editors to supply a wide body within which to put a few of the contributions. What follows are 3 topical sections, together with 22 unique, usually archival dependent monographic articles. the 1st part issues the army and Society in Muscovy; the second one part specializes in the army and Society in Imperial Russia. The 3rd half analyzes Patriotism, Nationality, faith and the army.

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Download E-books The Case of Rhyme Versus Reason: Ibn Al-Rumi and His Poetics in Context (Brill Studies in Middle Eastern Literatures) PDF

By Robert C McKinney

The poetry of the super prolific and flexible Abb sid poet Ibn al-R m is tested during this booklet. half 1, The Poet, reconstructs the poet s existence and occasions supplying the history for half II, The Poetry, which strains the impacts in Ibn al-R m s precise poetic sort and issues. this gives a glimpse right into a relatively fluid interval in Arabic literary background while the boundary among poetry and prose was once changing into more and more permeable, as a result of emergence of the so-called secretary-poets, and to the superiority and value of the "mun arah," or disputation. half III, The Poem, analyzes the poet s celebrated 282-line poem commemorating the quashing of the Zanj uprising. The towering architectonics and complicated association of this poem supply an incredible chance to discover Ibn al-R m s poetic contribution."

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Download E-books Peter Martyr Vermigli and the European Reformations: "Semper Reformanda" (Studies in the History of Christian Traditions,) PDF

Peter Martyr Vermigli (1499-1562) was once one of many early contributors of the abortive Italian reform flow in addition to one of many formative shapers of Reformed Protestantism. via its specialise in Vermigli, those essays light up new dimensions to many of the Reformations in sixteenth-century Europe, either Catholic and Protestant. Vermigli's paintings is taken into account below 3 rubrics: his dating to different Reformers, an research of his extra provocative theological principles and his contributions to church reform. fairly impressive is the breadth of his pursuits, which ranged from his view of girls, prophecy and papal strength, to the early church fathers and his revision of ecclesiastical legislation within the Church of britain. each one of those depicts an important point of Vermigli's contribution to the ecu Reformations. members comprise: Scott Amos, Emidio Campi, John Patrick Donnelly, John Farthing, Don Fuller, Richard Gamble, John F. Jackson, Gary Jenkins, Torrance Kirby, Norman Klassen, Peter A. Lillback, Joseph C. McLelland, Douglas H. Shantz, Dan Shute, and John Thompson.

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Download E-books Interior Design Visual Presentation: A Guide to Graphics, Models and Presentation Techniques PDF

By Maureen Mitton

A functional, finished consultant to constructing powerful layout conversation skills

From doing a brief cartoon to generating a completely rendered version, the facility to create visible representations of designs is a serious ability for each clothier. inside layout visible Presentation, Fourth variation bargains thorough assurance of inside layout verbal exchange used in the course of the layout procedure, entire with a extensive diversity of real-world examples.

This totally up-to-date instruction manual offers the whole diversity of kinds and strategies used for inside layout visible communique, from hand drawing to 3D desktop modeling. Its available, how-to procedure publications you thru quite a few tools for executing artistic and profitable layout pix, versions, and displays. spotting the continuing proliferation of electronic instruments for visible illustration, this version offers the newest details on 2nd layout presentation software program, equivalent to Photoshop, SketchUp, Revit, and AutoCAD. Dozens of top of the range, full-color illustrations spotlight step by step directions detailing suggestions and techniques through the book.

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From conventional to state-of-the-art ideas, inside layout visible Presentation, Fourth variation offers scholars and execs alike the instruments to offer visible existence to their layout vision.

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Download E-books Preachers and People in the Reformations and Early Modern Period PDF

By Larissa Taylor

Sermons are a useful resource for our wisdom of spiritual background and sociology, anthropology, and the psychological panorama of fellows and ladies in pre-modern Europe, of what they have been taught and what they practiced. yet how did anyone approach the preached message from the pulpit? How precisely do written sermons replica the preached notice? Do they in any respect? The eleven major students who've contributed to this booklet don't provide uniform solutions or an all-encompassing examine of preaching within the Reformations and early sleek interval in Europe. They do, in spite of the fact that, supply new insights on Catholic, Lutheran, and Reformed preaching in Western and crucial Europe. half One examines alterations in sermon constitution, kind and content material in Christian sermons from the thematic sermon common of the center a long time to the big variety of later preaching types. Catholic preaching after Trent proves to not be monolithic and illiberal, yet a hybrid of kinds earlier and current, utilized as had to specific events. Lutheran homiletic concept is traced from Luther and during Melanchthon, the purpose of the sermon being to remodel the worship carrier in line with exegesis of Scripture. In Reformed worship, the expository sermon, frequently given every day with a continuous exegesis, was once designed to speak the tenets of the religion in phrases that the laity may well comprehend ( undeniable type ). half bargains with the social historical past of preaching in France, the place preachers usually incited their hearers to assault humans or holy items or have been themselves attacked; in Italy, the place preaching turned a collective and home-grown product; in early smooth Germany, the place the gurus strove for uniformity of preaching perform and the preacher used to be noticeable as an ethical father or mother; in Switzerland, the place leaders from Zwingli on sought to convey non secular perform, behavior, and executive in accordance with biblical educating and propagated a pastoral imaginative and prescient of preaching; in England, the place after the Reformation preachers grew to become the quintessential brokers of salvation, yet clergy and congregations have been usually ill-prepared for the duty; in Scandinavia, the place post-Reformation sermons have a transparent didactic target, educating obedience to the gurus; and within the Low international locations, characterized via its quite a few denominations, all with their very own church buildings and specific practices when it comes to preaching. the amount ends with a attention of the impact of past due medieval preaching at the Reformation, concluding that the range of emphasis on how the perform of penance used to be preached (and bought) possibly affected the attraction (or no longer) of the Lutheran/Reformed message in a given kingdom. "Preachers and folks within the Reformations and Early smooth interval" is formerly released by means of Brill in hardback (ISBN ninety 04 11564 1, nonetheless available)"

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Download E-books Dolos and Dike in Sophokles' Elektra (Mnemosyne, Bibliotheca Classica Batava Supplementum) PDF

By Leona MacLeod

The most challenge dealing with critics of Sophokles' "Elektra" has continuously been figuring out the presentation of the vengeance and the character of justice it represents. This quantity addresses the moral problems with this play via an research of the language and argumentation which the characters use to give an explanation for and justify their behaviour. the focal point is at the exam of the topics of "aidos" and "dolos," and how within which each one contributes to our total knowing of the vengeance as an act which, for all its justice, is still shameful. by means of exploring the union among those contradictory parts, this examine exposes the moral complexity of Sophokles' remedy of the vengeance subject matter. "Dolos & Dike" includes a important critique of modern interpretative ways to the play, a whole bibliography, and a whole index of passages cited."

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