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Hesiod, Theogony

Primary Sources on Monsters : Demonstrare Volume 2

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

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...Most likely writing sometime in the late eighth or early seventh century BCE, the Greek poet Hesiod is known not so much for elegant poetry but for the earliest extant version of the Greek creation myth. Drawing on Near Eastern creation...

Plato (427–347 BCE)

Bruce V. Foltz

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Bruce Foltz is a Professor of Philosophy at Eckerd College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mohammad Azadpur

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Mohammad Azadpur

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Bernard McGinn

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Medieval Philosophy : A Multicultural Reader

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Plato (427–347 BCE) is probably the single most important figure in the whole of Western philosophy. Born to an aristocratic family in Athens, he spent most of his life there, apart from sojourns in the Greek cities of southern Italy...

Bust of Polyphemus

Primary Sources on Monsters : Demonstrare Volume 2

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

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...This sculpted head of the giant Cyclops Polyphemus came from a larger sculptural group depicting a scene from The Odyssey. We cannot tell if it is a Greek or Roman work, since Roman artists often very closely copied Greek models...

From a Buried Fragment to the Virtual Artefact: A Case Study of Greek Pottery

Digital Techniques for Documenting and Preserving Cultural Heritage

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

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...The fragmentary condition of objects is often an issue in the study of material cultural heritage. In archaeology, and in pottery studies in particular, the fragmentary condition of excavated objects impacts on research into their history...

Homer, the Odyssey, Odysseus and his Men Encounter the Cyclops

Primary Sources on Monsters : Demonstrare Volume 2

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

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...Written sometime in the eighth century BCE, The Odyssey, along with The Iliad, was first passed down orally from generation to generation for hundreds of years, resulting in formulaic elements such as consistent epithets (e.g...

The Land of the Greeks

John Freely

John Freely (1926-2017) was one of the most widely respected writers of travel books, histories and guides about Greece and Turkey. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Light from the East : How the Science of Medieval Islam Helped to Shape the Western World

I.B.Tauris, 2011

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...One of the early Islamic scientists, Hunayn ibn Ishaq, writes of going off to bilad-al-Rum, ‘the land of the Greeks’‘the land of the Greeks’, Anawati, DSB, vol. 15, p. 230, where he improved his Greek in order to read scientific manuscripts...

Epictetus (late first century–early second century)

Bruce V. Foltz

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Bruce Foltz is a Professor of Philosophy at Eckerd College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mohammad Azadpur

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Medieval Philosophy : A Multicultural Reader

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Epictetus (late first century–early second century CE) came from Hierapolis in Asia Minor and studied philosophy when he was a slave in Rome. After obtaining his freedom, he became a teacher and spiritual guide. When the emperor Domitian...

Aristotle (384–322 BCE)

Bruce V. Foltz

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Medieval Philosophy : A Multicultural Reader

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Aristotle (384–322 BCE) was born in the northern Greek city of Stagira. In his youth he came to Athens and joined Plato’s Academy, remaining there until Plato’s death twenty years later. After leaving the Academy he served as tutor...

Representing Celibate Marriages

Anne P. Alwis

Anne P. Alwis is Senior Lecturer at the University of Kent, UK. Her research interests lie in hagiography, narrative and gender in late Antiquity and Byzantium. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Celibate Marriages in Late Antique and Byzantine Hagiography : The Lives of Saints Julian and Basilissa, Andronikos and Athanasia, and Galaktion and Episteme

Bloomsbury Academic, 2011

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...Despite their unifying theme and their determination to explore the boundaries of celibate marriage, the vitae are far from homogenous in their renderings. The characters in the VJB represent a range of affirmative and negative perspectives...

Greek Stole (Epitrachelion) from the Perspective of Art History

Elena Papastavrou

Elena Papastavrou is Director of the Ephorate of Antiquities of Zakynthos, Ministry of Culture, Greece. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Alice Isabella Sullivan

Alice Isabella Sullivan is Getty/ACLS Postdoctoral Fellow in the History of Art at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Encyclopedia of the Global Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019

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...Object Description The object is an epitrachelion (stole worn by priests of the Greek/Byzantine rite), embroidered with silk and metal threads, and decorated with the “Great Deesis”, an anagogical symbol of the presence of Christ...