Download E-books Kykeon: Studies in Honour of H.S. Versnel (Religions in the Graeco-Roman World) PDF

A set of papers with new insights on historical faith, learn at a colloquium in honour of Professor H.S. Versnel ("Inconsistencies in Greek and Roman Religion"). The contributions, offered through 9 best students within the box, conceal many components of the spiritual event of the Greeks and Romans: fantasy and formality (W. Burkert), the gods (F. Zeitlin), cult, gala's, sacrifice. a number of papers contemplate methodological difficulties and the growth of scholarship; they spotlight the contribution of H.S. Versnel to the sphere. The papers are in line with a variety of resources: pagan and Christian, literary and epigraphical and iconographical. the gathering will fascinate all students drawn to old faith, whether or not they research malign magic, the Imperial cult or basic idea.

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By Mary Fisher Knott

The all-in-one connection with designing attractive and practical kitchens and baths

Designing for trendy kitchens and baths calls for technical savvy, a willing eye for aesthetics, and maybe most crucial of all, the power to coordinate efforts throughout many disciplines. Kitchen and bathtub Design simplifies those complicated decision-making tactics with a finished method for attaining kitchen and tub designs that effectively combine good looks and practicality—while assembly patron expectancies. primary layout fundamentals are coated, besides a number of vital matters that designers needs to examine whilst conceptualizing those really good rooms, resembling ergonomics, codes and security standards, right lighting fixtures and air flow, floor, cabinetry, counter tops, wall surfaces, and extra. a few of the themes that seem during this booklet include:

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Download E-books The Ancient Novel and Beyond the Ancient Novel and Beyond (Mnemosyne, Bibliotheca Classica Batava,) PDF

This quantity contains the revised models of chosen papers learn on the overseas convention at the historic Novel (Groningen, July 2000). The papers hide a variety of scholarly concerns that have been fashionable within the programme of the convention, and have the newest methods to analyze at the old novel. The essays mix really apt use of literary conception with conventional scholarship, and look at the traditional novels and comparable texts, resembling Oriental stories and Christian narrative, either of their greater, literary, cultural and social context, and as resources of notion for Byzantine and smooth fiction. This e-book is necessary not just for classicists and literary historians, but additionally for a normal public of these drawn to narrative fiction.

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Download E-books Polymer Surface Modification: Relevance to Adhesion, Volume 3 PDF

This publication files the court cases of the Fourth overseas Symposium on Polymer floor amendment: Relevance to Adhesion held less than the auspices of MST meetings, LLC in Orlando, FL, June Sep 11, 2003. Polymers are used for numerous reasons in a bunch of technological functions or even a cursory examine the literature will evince that presently there's great curiosity and R&D job within the zone of polymer floor amendment to realize their wanted floor features, really to reinforce their adhesion. This quantity includes a overall of 25 papers that have been effectively peer reviewed, revised and edited. So this ebook isn't only a set of papers, quite represents the top ordinary of booklet. The booklet is split into 3 components: 1. Plasma floor amendment ideas; 2. different / Miscellaneous floor amendment suggestions; and three. common Papers. the subjects coated comprise: low strain plasma floor amendment of a number of polymers utilizing a number of gases; atmospheric strain plasma remedy; development of stain liberate houses of materials; amendment of electrostatic houses of polymers; photon-based tactics for floor amendment of fibers; excimer UV mild therapy; excimer laser floor remedy; low-energy ion remedy; photo-grafting and photo-curing; metallization of taken care of polymers; chemical (wet) functionalization of polymers; adhesion of paints to thermoplastic substrates; polymer unencumber surfaces; nanolithography in polymer movies; fuel barrier houses of ceramic layers on polymers; and amendment of interphase layer and relevance to adhesion. This quantity and its predecessors containing ample info should still function a entire resource of up to date R&D job within the hugely technologically vital area of polymer floor amendment. someone –centrally or peripherally– in figuring out or studying concerning the a variety of how one can adjust polymer surfaces should still locate this booklet of massive price.

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Download E-books Traditions of Theology: Studies in Hellenistic Theology : Its Background and Aftermath (Philosophia Antiqua) PDF

The 9 articles during this quantity have been orginally awarded on the VIII. Symposium Hellenisticum in Lille in August 1998. The authors talk about a collection of theological questions that have been principal to the doctrines of the dominant faculties within the Hellenistic age, similar to the lifestyles of the gods, their nature, and their drawback for humankind. whereas the philosophers of the Classical age had stored their distance from traditional faith, the Stoics and Epicureans observed the necessity to come to phrases with the spiritual culture either in a severe and in a supportive experience. specially the problem through the Sceptics compelled the fans of the dogmatic colleges (Stoics, Epicureans) to explain the root in their theological tenets. a few of the texts which are obtainable to us merely in a fragmentary kingdom have been nonetheless hugely influential within the early Christian period, in order that the reconstruction of the theological perspectives of the Hellenistic philosophers shape a huge half not just of the heritage of philosophy, but additionally of Christian theology and the heritage of faith normally. One virtue of the quantity is that it mirrors the alterations of standpoint that came about over the numerous centuries during this sector, hence offering the Hellenistic contribution in the greater framework of Greek philosophical theology.

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Download E-books Augustine's Confessions: Communicative Purpose and Audience (Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae) PDF

This booklet is ready the communicative goal and the viewers of the "Confessions." It illuminates the measure to which the communicative function of the paintings is to transform its readers, i.e. a protreptic goal, and the measure to which the objective viewers can be pointed out as Augustine's power Manichaean readers. a quick survey of attainable literary antecedents issues to the lifestyles of different works that include an analogous blend of an autobiographical part (a conversion tale) with a polemical and exegetical part (an argument that goals to persuade the reader of the advantages of a particular perspective) that characterizes the "Confessions." The publication presents a brand new viewpoint at the that means and constitution of Augustine's frequently misunderstood masterpiece.

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Download E-books Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Science. Texts and Studies, Muslim Writers on Judaism and the Hebrew Bible: From Ibn Rabban to Ibn Hazm (Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae) PDF

By Camilla Adang

"Muslim Writers on Judaism and the Hebrew Bible" offers with the best way Judaism and its holy scriptures have been seen via 9 medieval Muslim writers representing varied genres of Arabic literature: Ibn Rabban al-t abar, Ibn Qutayba, al-Ya q b, Ab Ja a ways al-t abar, al-Mas d, al-Maqdis, al-B qill n, al-B r n and Ibn h azm. After an introductory bankruptcy at the reception of Biblical fabrics in early Islam and a presentation of the authors below assessment, the e-book specializes in their wisdom of Judaism and the textual content of the Hebrew Bible, and thus discusses concerns often debated among Muslims and Jews, particularly, the declare that the Torah comprises references to Muh ammad, and the statement that the Torah has been either abrogated and falsified. within the appendix, texts by means of Ibn Qutayba and al-Maqdis are provided for the 1st time in an English translation."

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