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    • Hömke, Nicola; Franco Chiai, Gian; Jenik, Antonia (2016)
      Monotheism; image rhetoric; late antiquity
    • Rüpke, Jörg; Wallraff, Martin (2016)
      1,700 years ago, the Roman emperors Constantine and Licinius granted religious freedom – even and particularly for Christianity. The religious policy of Constantine is often associated with the modern ideal of tolerance. ...
    • Van Nuffelen, Peter; Hömke, Nicola; Franco Chiai, Gian; Jenik, Antonia (2016)
      The present paper asks how Macrobius thinks his extensive allegories of statues of the gods and other elements of traditional religion are possible. He can be shown to espouse a Neoplatonic theory of images. This entails ...
    • Balbo, Andrea; Ahn, Jaewon (2020)
      This book explores the relationships between ancient Roman and Confucian thought, paying particular attention to their relevance for the contemporary world. More than 10 scholars from all around the world offer thereby a ...
    • Michaeli, Hiwa (2019)
      This book explores the poetic articulations of a shift from a transcendent to an immanent worldview, as reflected in the manner of evaluation of body and soul in Goethe’s Faust and Ḥāfiẓ’ Divan. Focusing on two lifeworks ...
    • Viltanioti, Irini-Fotini (2015)
      The Pythagorean theory of the "Harmony of the Spheres" has been influential in the history of philosophy and science. While much ink has been spilt over its scientific implications, its mythological formulation has not yet ...
    • Galzerano, Manuel (2020)
      Lucretius’ De rerum natura can be considered as the first Latin “apocalyptic” poem and, at the same time, the most important source on Epicurean cosmic eschatology. This book examines Lucretius’ treatment of the mortality ...
    • Runia, D.T. (2012)
      This volume is a further continuation of the annotated bibliographies on the writings and thought of the Jewish exegete and philosopher Philo of Alexandria prepared by Roberto Radice and David Runia for the years 1937–1986 ...
    • Calma, Dragos (2019)
      Reading Proclus and the Book of Causes: Western Scholarly Networks and Debates, Volume 1 provides a fresh account, based on previously unknown documents, of the diffusion of Hellenic and Islamic thought in the Latin West ...
    • Wallraff, Martin (2016)
      Late Antiquity; toleration; Constantine
    • Helmig, Christoph; Horn, Christoph; Ranocchia, Graziano (2014)
      The volume discusses the notion of space by focusing on the most representative exponents of the Hellenistic schools and explores the role played by spatial concepts in both coeval and later authors who, without specifically ...
    • Halesius , Alexander; Basse, Michael (2018)
      So far, only the Latin text in a critical edition from the year 1948 has been available from the law treaty of the Summa Halensis. With the three-volume publication, a German translation and a commentary on this important ...
    • Delsaux, Olivier (2019)
      In an article entitled “Per una nuova valutazione del Quattrocento francese” published in 1957 on the threshold of the first booklet of "Studi Francesi", Franco Simone affirmed that philological restitution of texts and ...
    • Seaford, Richard (2016-07-11)
      From the sixth century BCE onwards there occurred a revolution in thought, with novel ideas such as such as that understanding the inner self is both vital for human well-being and central to understanding the universe. ...
    • Kopperschmidt, Josef (2018)
      We are not in the world to mention is the title of a somewhat unconventional "introduction to rhetoric". It is not an introduction to its history or system, but exposes the specific question interest of rhetoric. Since ...
    • Berzins McCoy, Marina (2013)
      Vulnerability is not often associated with virtue. Yet to be vulnerable is central to human experience. In this book, McCoy examines ways in which Greek epic, tragedy, and philosophy have important insights to offer about ...