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Josephus, Volume II: The Jewish War, Books 1-2 Loeb Classical Library 203
ISBN: HB: 9780674995680, Harvard University Press, November 1997
624 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Josephus, soldier, statesman, historian, was a Jew born at Jerusalem about 37 CE. A man of high descent, he early became learned in Jewish law and Greek literature and was a Pharisee. After pleading in Rome the cause of some Jewish priests he returne...
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Josephus, Volume III: The Jewish War, Books 3-4 Loeb Classical Library 487
ISBN: HB: 9780674995369, Harvard University Press, November 1997
368 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Josephus, soldier, statesman, historian, was a Jew born at Jerusalem about 37 CE. A man of high descent, he early became learned in Jewish law and Greek literature and was a Pharisee. After pleading in Rome the cause of some Jewish priests he returne...
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Josephus, Volume IV: The Jewish War, Books 5-7 Loeb Classical Library 210
ISBN: HB: 9780674995697, Harvard University Press, November 1997
496 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Josephus, soldier, statesman, historian, was a Jew born at Jerusalem about 37 CE. A man of high descent, he early became learned in Jewish law and Greek literature and was a Pharisee. After pleading in Rome the cause of some Jewish priests he returne...
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Historical Miscellany Loeb Classical Library 486
ISBN: HB: 9780674995352, Harvard University Press, June 1997
528 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Aelian's "Historical Miscellany" is a pleasurable example of light reading for Romans of the early third century. Offering engaging anecdotes about historical figures, retellings of legendary events, and enjoyable descriptive pieces, Aelian's collect...
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Driving Force The Natural Magic of Magnets
ISBN: PB: 9780674216457, Harvard University Press, April 1997
334 pp., 22.3x15.6 cm, 34 halftones, 23 line illus.
"Driving Force" unfolds the long and colorful history of magnets: how they guided (or misguided) Columbus; mesmerized eighteenth-century Paris but failed to fool Benjamin Franklin; lifted AC power over its rival, DC, despite all the animals, one huma...
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Pindar, Volume I: Olympian Odes. Pythian Odes Loeb Classical Library 56
ISBN: HB: 9780674995642, Harvard University Press, January 1997
400 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Of the Greek lyric poets, Pindar (ca. 518-438 BCE) was "by far the greatest for the magnificence of his inspiration" in Quintilian's view; Horace judged him "sure to win Apollo's laurels". The esteem of the ancients may help explain why a good portio...
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Pindar, Volume II: Nemean Odes. Isthmian Odes. Fragments Loeb Classical Library 485
ISBN: HB: 9780674995345, Harvard University Press, January 1997
464 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Of the Greek lyric poets, Pindar (ca. 518-438 BCE) was "by far the greatest for the magnificence of his inspiration" in Quintilian's view; Horace judged him "sure to win Apollo's laurels". The esteem of the ancients may help explain why a good portio...
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Premises Essays on Philosophy from Kant to Celan
ISBN: HB: 9780674700734, Harvard University Press, January 1997
396 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm
"Poetry does not impose, it exposes itself", wrote Paul Celan. Werner Hamacher's investigations into crucial texts of philosophical and literary modernity show that Celan's apothegm is also valid for the structure of understanding and for language in...
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