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  • Störungen der Rechtslage in den Relationen des Symmachus.by Bettina Hecht

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 76.35

    Hauptbeschreibung Gegenstand dieser Untersuchung sind 49 Schreiben, die der heidnische Stadtpräfekt der Jahre 384/385 n. Chr. an die christlichen Kaiser in Mailand und Konstantinopel gerichtet hat. Sie behandeln verschiedenste Verwaltungs- und Rechtsprechungsangelegenheiten und geben Aufschluss über die tatsächliche Rechtssituation jener Jahre in... more...

  • The Splendors and Miseries of Ruling Aloneby Nino Luraghi

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 46.76

    Monarchy, that is, a political order characterized by a single ruler, is an understudied aspect of Greek politics and culture. The contributors to this e-book provide a unified scholarly framework in which to interpret the sociological as well as the ideological side of monarchic regimes from archaic Greek tyranny to Hellenistic monarchy in Greece... more...

  • Greek Federal States and Their Sanctuariesby Peter Funke; Matthias Haake

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 49.62

    <P>In ancient Greece, religion and politics were inextricably linked. This symbiosis manifests itself particularly clearly in Greek sanctuaries as locations of both cult practices and political activities. A colloquium held at Münster aimed at analysing the formative function of trans-regional sanctuaries in mainland Greece and on the Greek islands... more...

  • The Right to Ignore the Stateby Herbert Spencer

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 1.99

    Do citizens have the right to act as if the government does not exist? That's the controversial question that British philosopher Herbert Spencer takes on in the thought-provoking essay "The Right to Ignore the State." In Spencer's view, the answer is a resounding "yes." Whether you're a die-hard libertarian or someone... more...

  • Die "Politik" des Aristotelesby Barbara Zehnpfennig

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 41.26

    Die ?Politik? des Aristoteles ist einer der Grundtexte des politischen Denkens. Als sich das neuzeitliche Staatsdenken formierte, geschah dies selten ohne Rückbezug auf Aristoteles ? ob nun in Anknüpfung oder in Abgrenzung. Insofern ist Aristoteles noch immer präsent. Was bis heute fasziniert, ist die Vielschichtigkeit seiner politischen... more...

  • Scarlet Lettersby Jack Cashill

    WND Books 2015; US$ 19.95

    <p>Like its namesake, <em>Scarlet Letters</em> addresses the hard truths of life in an increasingly "progressive" America where the irrational prejudices of a group can crush the soul of the individual. In both the old and new Puritanism, worshippers achieve a sense of moral worth simply by designating themselves among "the... more...

  • An Imperialist Love Storyby Amira Jarmakani

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 22.40

    A curious figure stalks the pages of a distinct subset of mass-market romance novels, aptly called ?desert romances.? Animalistic yet sensitive, dark and attractive, the desert prince or sheikh emanates manliness and raw, sexual power. In the years since September 11, 2001, the sheikh character has steadily risen in popularity in romance novels, even... more...

  • The Rhetoric of Plato's Republicby James L. Kastely

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00

    Plato isn?t exactly thought of as a champion of democracy, and perhaps even less as an important rhetorical theorist. In this book, James L. Kastely recasts Plato in just these lights, offering a vivid new reading of one of Plato?s most important works: the Republic . At heart, Kastely demonstrates, the Republic is a democratic epic poem and pioneering... more...

  • The Lawsby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This booktable of contents linked to every book. ******************. The Laws is Plato''s last and longest dialogue. The question asked at the beginning is not "What is law?" as one would expect- that is the question of the Minos. The first question... more...

  • Protagorasby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. ******************. Protagoras is a dialogue of Plato. The main argument is between the elderly Protagoras, a celebrated sophist, and Socrates. The discussion takes place at the home of Callias, who is host to Protagoras while he is in town, and concerns a familiar... more...