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This is Sparta: Lebensart und Erziehung: 6 faszinierende und biza...
by Maeden Agan

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German

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Publication Date

May 22, 2017

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<b>"Als ihre Muskelkraft versagte, bedienten sie sich ihrer Zauberei. 100 Völker kommen über uns. Die Heerscharen ganz Asiens - hineingezwängt in diesem engen Felsübergang ist ihre Überzahl bedeutungslos!" </b><br /><br /><h1> <u><b>Spätestens seit dem Film "300: Rise Of An Empire" kennt jeder den Ausruf "This is Sparta!". </b></u></h1><u><b> </b></u><br /><br /><h2>Das Sparta Empire, die Spartaner und die Sparta Geschichte faszinieren bis heute ein breites und interessiertes Publikum.</h2><br /><br />Viele Kinder wollen sich beim Fasching als Spartaner Krieger mit Spartaner Helm, Spartaner Kostüm und Spartaner Waffen verkleiden. <br /><br /><b>"Diese Schlacht können wir nicht gewinnen.... warum lächelst du?" - "Ich habe in vielen Schlachten gekämpft, und keine konnte mir geben was wir einen "schönen Tod" nennen. Ich bete also das dort alle Armeen dieser Welt versammelt sind, und das einer von ihnen dieser Aufgabe gewachsen ist."</b><br /><br /><h3>Doch woher kommt die <b>Faszination für Sparta</b>? </h3> <br /><br /><b>Athen</b> und die Athener gelten als Erfinder der Demokratie, während Sparta eher für seine <b>Disziplin</b> und seine <b>gestählten und abgehärteten Einwohner </b> und <b>Krieger </b>bekannt ist. Noch heute kennen und gebrauchen wir das Wort <b>"spartanisch"</b> um auszudrücken, dass einerseits etwas besonders <b>einfach, anspruchslos oder sparsam bis auf das Nötigste beschränkt ist</b> oder das andererseits etwas <b>streng oder hart ist, dass Etwas besondere Anforderungen an den Willen, die Energie, die Entsagung und die Selbstüberwindung stellt </b>(Duden).<br /><br /><b>"Heute wird kein Spartiart sterben!"</b><br /><br />Dieses Sparta Buch stellt einen kurzen Abriss der spartanischen Besonderheiten zusammen und versucht die <b>Faszination</b> zu erklären, die von diesem kleinen Stadtstaat auf der Peloponnes ausgeht. <br /><br />Im Fokus stehen dabei Lebensart und Erziehung. <br /><br /><ul><u> Auf diese Mysterien wird besonders eingegangen:</u><br /><br /> <li><b>1. Grundlagen der Lebensart und Erziehung</b></li><br /><br /><li><b>2. Erziehung eines Kindes in Sparta</b></li><br /><br /><li><b>3. Erziehung eines jungen Spartiaten bis zum Mannesalter</b></li><br /><br /><li><b>4. Die Männermahle</b></li><br /><br /><li><b>5. Die Rolle der Frau in Sparta</b></li><br /><br /><li><b>6. Feste und Kulte in Sparta </b></li><br /><br /></ul><br /><br />Das <b>Erziehungswesen Spartas</b>, als <b>„agoge“</b> bekannt, wurde schon von Zeitgenossen aus anderen Städten Griechenlands sehr bewundert, vor allem von <b>Platon, Xenophon und Isokrates</b>. <br /><br />Diese führten sogar den <b>Ruhm und die Errungenschaften Spartas</b> auf die <b>Lebensweise</b> und die <b>Sitten</b> seiner Bürgerschaft zurück. Sie sahen die <b>„agoge“</b> sogar als mögliches Modell für die Erziehung in anderen Städten. <br /><br /><ul>Die wahrheitsgetreue Darstellung der „agoge“ erweist sich jedoch aus den folgenden zwei Gründen als etwas kompliziert:<br /><br /><li>Zum einen kann man davon ausgehen, dass die Quellentexte, die uns heute noch erhalten sind, ein idealisiertes Bild der „agoge“ darstellen, weil diese Quellen fast ausschließlich aus einer Zeit nach der Blüte Spartas stammen.</li><br /><br /><li>Zum anderen hat man auch kaum zeitgenössische Texte gefunden, da die Spartaner bekanntlich eher fremdenfeindlich waren, was auf ihre Angst vor Spionage zurückzuführen war. Diesen Schleier der Idealisierung muss man beachten, wenn man sich mit der Lebensart und Erziehung Spartas befassen möchte.</li></ul><br /><br />Antike <sup>in a Nutshell</sup> hat es sich zum Auftrag gemacht, kurze Überblicke über <b>besonders interessante Themen</b> der Antike für ein möglichst breites Publikum leicht verständlich zu machen. In Mikro-Büchern sollen Sagen, Personen, Redner, Strategen, Mythen, Götter oder Ereignisse näher beleuchtet werden. <br /><b>"Wahnsinn? Mmmh.. DAS IST SPARTA....!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"</b><br /><br />In diesem Sinne: <b>Antike ist spannend! </b><s>Antike ist langweilig?</s><br /><br />No retreat no surrender!
The Rise and Fall of the Aztecs
by Adam Salhi

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English

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Publication Date

May 22, 2017

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Gives a detailed explanations on how the Aztecs rose and fell. Appeals mostly to kids 6-16.
La Guerre de Jugurtha (French Edition)
by Salluste

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French

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Publication Date

May 22, 2017

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Extrait : <br />C’est à tort que les hommes se plaignent de leur condition, sous prétexte que leur vie, si faible et si courte, serait gouvernée par le hasard plutôt <br />que par la vertu. Loin de là ; quiconque voudra y penser reconnaîtra qu’il n’y a rien de plus grand, de plus élevé, que la nature de l’homme, et que <br />c’est moins la force ou le temps qui lui manque, que le bon esprit d’en faire usage. Guide et souveraine de la vie humaine, que l’âme tende à la gloire <br />par le chemin de la vertu, alors elle trouve en elle sa force, sa puissance, son illustration : elle se passe même de la fortune, qui ne peut donner ni <br />ôter à personne la probité, l’habileté, ni aucune qualité estimable. Si, au contraire, subjugué par des passions déréglées, l’homme s’abandonne à <br />l’indolence et aux plaisirs des sens, à peine a-t-il goûté ces funestes délices, il voit s’évanouir et s’éteindre, par suite de sa coupable inertie, et <br />ses forces, et ses années, et son talent. Alors il accuse la débilité de son être et s’en prend aux circonstances du mal dont lui seul est l’auteur. Si <br />les humains avaient autant de souci des choses vraiment bonnes que d’ardeur à rechercher celles qui leur sont étrangères, inutiles et même nuisibles, ils <br />ne seraient pas plus maîtrisés par les événements qu’ils ne les maîtriseraient eux-mêmes, et s’élèveraient à ce point de grandeur, que, sujets à la mort, <br />ils devraient à la gloire un nom impérissable.
Ares: The Origins and History of the Greek God of War
by , Andrew Scott

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English

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64

Publication Date

May 22, 2017

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*Includes pictures<br />*Includes ancient myths and accounts of Ares and cults that worshiped him<br />*Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading<br />*Includes a table of contents<br /><br />Ares, the God of War and personification of all that is reactionary and violent, is remembered today as the hated, unshakeable, and infallible embodiment of the violence prevalent in war and society at large, but surviving evidence suggests that this may not have always been the case. To understand that, it’s necessary to remember that Greek mythology has been filtered and tempered by centuries of editors and zealots and fickle word of mouth. The stories that arrive in the beloved mythology books of today were not necessarily those read and told by the ancients. This is true not only thanks to later mythographers’ overeager shears, wielded in order to strip the ancient Greek myths of much of their “heathenism,” but also because over 2,000 years later, modern society is not privy to much of the cultural strata from which these stories emerged. This book was written in the hope of presenting the modern reader with as much of the latter as possible, so as to provide a more accurate representation of Ares than is found in most modern collections of ancient Greek mythology.<br /><br />Being the “living” representation of the act that killed family members every year is more than enough to attract a certain degree of ignominy, but it is very likely that negative feelings towards Ares were not as pervasive among the ancient Greeks as one might believe today. An important thing to bear in mind when thinking about the stories of Ares is that the thin vein of myth that has come down today most often comes directly from Athenian sources, which were unfavorable towards Ares because they were generally unfavorable towards anything considered un-Athenian.<br /><br />The historian Thucydides, while discussing the Peloponnesian War, which was fought between Athens and Sparta at the end of the 5th century BCE, said that any “future scholar” would no doubt believe that the great city of Sparta was culturally insignificant in comparison with her enemy, Athens. It is well known today that Ares was worshipped by the warlike Spartans, but since they created very few grandiose works of architecture or literature (compared to those that came out of Athens), Sparta’s views on Ares, and most other deities they worshipped, are paltry. Athenian culture, on the other hand, dominated the ancient world’s art and culture, and its influence was felt strongly in the beloved myths and histories of the epoch. For better or worse, then, Athens left subsequent generations their marginalized corpus of ideas on ancient Greek religion, and this can be seen in the paltry occurrences of Ares in modern books on Greek mythology today.<br /><br />That said, being a worshipper of Ares didn’t necessitate the bellicose nature of the Spartans, either. Although Athens left literary and archaeological evidence of their preferences for civic worship, many other poleis (Greek city-states) were loath to openly despise the god of war, despite his macabre associations. After all, war was a facet of yearly life, and Ares was one of the 12 gods of the highest Greek pantheon of deities who commanded worship according to a divine mandate.<br /><br />Ares’s appearances in myths today (his affair with Aphrodite being a strong favourite) seem to be cursed by repeated banality. There’s little of the “War God” in any of his stories other than the odd mention of how horrid he is. However, with a little effort, Ares and his influences can be found, even if only at the fringes of the stories, in the wider literary canon. One such example is the “Judgment of Paris,” which refers to the Trojan warrior Paris’s decision to award Aphrodite with the Golden Apple of the Hesperides (or the “Apple of Discord,” as it came to be known).
La Atlántida Testigos Presenciales Parte II Los Atlanteanos y S...
by Walter Parks

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Spanish

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82

Publication Date

May 21, 2017

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Muchos han creído que la Atlántida es una historia de ficción creada por Platón.  Bien, pues Platón no fue el primero en escribir sobre ella.<br /><br /><br />Hemos encontrado un documento mucho más antiguo. Fue escrito en el año 9619 AC, alrededor de 9250 años antes de los escritos de Platón.<br /><br /><br />Además, hemos reunido evidencias científicas y arqueológicas suficientes para constatar que la Atlántida fue real.  Y hemos hallado sus restos.<br /><br /><br />Organizamos la evidencia como respuestas a 3 preguntas básicas: ¿cómo fue creada la Atlántida?, ¿dejó evidencia de su existencia o un legado?, ¿Cómo fue destruida?<br /><br /><br />Este libro electrónico es la parte II.<br />
The Kingdom of Kush: The History and Legacy of the Ancient Nubian...
by Charles River Editors

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English

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84

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May 16, 2017

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*Includes pictures<br />*Includes ancient accounts of Kush<br />*Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading<br />*Includes a table of contents<br /><br />“The desert lands of Egypt will remain desert, however many millions of pounds are expended in Nile reservoirs. All that man can do is to extend somewhat the narrow strip of green running along the banks of the Nile.” – Sir Benjamin Baker, Royal Institution, June 6, 1902<br /><br />During the several centuries that ancient Egypt stood as one of the greatest, if not the greatest, civilizations of the ancient world, conflicts with its neighbors often played a central role in hieroglyphic texts and art from temples and tombs. The three primary enemies of the Egyptians were the Libyans who occupied the Western Desert and its oases, the so-called Asiatics who lived in the Levant, and finally the Nubians to Egypt’s south. Among the three peoples, the Nubians were the most “Egyptianized” and at times were integral to the development of Egyptian history. Truly, the Nubians were the greatest of all sub-Saharan peoples in pre-modern times and deserve to be studied in their own right, apart from ancient Egyptian history.<br /><br />Unfortunately, it is often difficult for scholars to separate aspects of ancient Nubian culture that were truly unique and “Nubian” from those elements that were Egyptian, as the Nubians borrowed heavily in terms of culture from their northern neighbor. One historian noted, “As expected, strong Nubian features and dark coloring are seen in their sculpture and relief work. This dynasty ranks as among the greatest, whose fame far outlived its actual tenure on the throne. Especially interesting, it was a member of this dynasty that decreed that no Nehsy (riverine Nubian of the principality of Kush), except such as came for trade or diplomatic reasons, should pass by the Egyptian fortress and cops at the southern end of the Second Nile Cataract. Why would this royal family of Nubian ancestry ban other Nubians from coming into Egyptian territory? Because the Egyptian rulers of Nubian ancestry had become Egyptians culturally; as pharaohs, they exhibited typical Egyptian attitudes and adopted typical Egyptian policies.” Robert S. Bianchi went even further: “It is an extremely difficult task to attempt to describe the Nubians during the course of Egypt's New Kingdom, because their presence appears to have virtually evaporated from the archaeological record. The result has been described as a wholesale Nubian assimilation into Egyptian society. This assimilation was so complete that it masked all Nubian ethnic identities insofar as archaeological remains are concerned beneath the impenetrable veneer of Egypt's material culture.”<br /><br />An in-depth examination of the ancient Nubians reveals that although the Nubians were closely related culturally in many ways to the Egyptians, they produced a culture that had many of its own unique attributes and was far more advanced than any other culture in sub-Saharan Africa. Although the ancient Nubians get second billing to the Egyptians and are therefore not known as well to the general public, they were truly a remarkable people who left a cultural legacy that has stood the test of time. <br /><br />The Kingdom of Kush: The History and Legacy of the Ancient Nubian Empire examines the amazing history and legacy of one of the most interesting places in the world. Along with pictures of important people, places, and events, you will learn about Axum like never before.
EVOLUÇÃO- HOMO SAPIENS (Portuguese Edition)
by Ruben Ygua

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Portuguese

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May 21, 2017

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Tornaram por demais complicado o estudo do passado, salientando pontos de vista, interesses nacionalistas, religiosos e morais. Tudo isso colocou o fato histórico em segundo lugar, subordinado aos interesses de quem pretende nos doutrinar.<br />Está na hora de simplificar o ensino da História, por respeito a nossos antepassados. Devemos saber o que realmente aconteceu no passado, e não apenas aquilo que o sistema quer nos revelar.<br />Depois de tantos anos estudando História, cheguei à conclusão de que a melhor maneira de estudar o passado é através de uma cronologia imparcial, objetiva, que simplesmente coloque cada evento em seu lugar exato no tempo, revelando a história sem manipulação ou meias-verdades.<br />Depois de 40 anos de estudo e trabalho duro, eu organizei esta cronologia, que acredito seja o material de referência mais abrangente não apenas para os fatos puramente políticos, mas também contendo informações sobre os diferentes campos da atividade humana, tais como química, astronomia, geografia, matemática, desastres naturais, epidemias, fundação de cidades, nascimento de reinos e impérios, descobertas científicas e geográficas, etc. Em paralelo, a cronologia é complementada por dados que não pertencem a uma determinada data, mas a toda uma época. Trata-se de informações de cada sociedade, costumes, curiosidades, a religião de cada civilização, invenções sem data exata, etc.<br /> O resultado de todo este conjunto é uma das cronologias mais completas já existentes, atualizada regularmente com as mais recentes descobertas arqueológicas e científicas.<br />
Antient Mythology: RADICALS
by Desideratus Eirik

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English

Pages

1570

Publication Date

May 21, 2017

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Theuth, Thoth, Taut, Taautes, are the same title diversified; and belong to<br />the chief god of Egypt. Eusebius speaks of him as the same as Hermes.<br />
Story of Kent
by Anne Petrie

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English

Pages

224

Publication Date

June 01, 2017

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This book tells the amazing story of Kent from earliest times to the modern day. Some of the pivotal moments in the Garden of England’s history are recalled, including invasions from Romans, Anglo-Saxons, Vikings and Normans. It has seen the Black Death, the Peasants’ Revolt, the Swing Riots and, more recently, audacious escapades by Suffragettes in the battle for Votes for Women. The story is brought right up to date with the challenges faced by traditional industries and the transformation of cross-Channel travel. The resilient people of Kent have taken it all in their stride and this story encompasses how they lived, worked and played through hundreds of years of colourful history.
The Story of World History: Ancient History and Antiquity, Pre-Co...
by Claude Stahl

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English

Pages

200

Publication Date

May 11, 2017

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From the dawn of civilization to the height of European power, over the birth, prosperities, and declines of empires on four continents, this book takes a fascinating journey through the most significant events in history and shows you the cultural achievements of people, countries, and civilizations long forgotten. Discover the most important civilizations anew, and get a basic understanding of the times and developments of historical periods. Each area of the world has a unique history, and you will learn the glory and downfalls of great empires and their leaders. <br /><br />Here is a short preview of what you will learn:<br />Ancient history and their most important civilizations including Egypt, Greece, and the Roman Empire<br />Asian history that includes Japanese, Chinese, and Indian history<br />Extensive European history from medieval ages to modern times plus Russian history<br />Pre-Columbian history including the history of the Aztecs and Incas<br />Discoveries of new civilizations<br />American history including the rise of the United States and the Civil War<br />The Development of the modern world from the Renaissance to the Industrial Revolution<br />Important historic achievements<br />The history of colonialism<br />World War I <br />And much more!<br /><br />This history book for learners will give you an unhindered perspective of world history, and you will learn of true cultures and understand the historical timeline of countries and areas. By reading this book, you can deepen your knowledge, and you will be able to get an unbiased overview of events from the past so that today's cultures and current events make more sense.<br /><br />What are you waiting for? Get this fascinating history book now and start learning today!

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