Download E-books Itineraria Phoenicia Studia Phoenicia 18 (Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta, 127) PDF

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By E. Lipinski

The land and sea routes of the Phoenicians of their native land and their buying and selling Empire are tested within the current quantity at the flooring of Neo-Assyrian army itineraries (Chapters I and II), and of data supplied via epigraphy, literary assets, and archaeological findings on Cyprus, in Anatolia, and within the Aegean (Chapters III, IV, and V). Chapters VI en Vii research the issues of Ophir and Tarshish, constructing clean insights, whereas Chapters VIII and Ix examine the Periplus of Pseudo-Scylax 104 and 110-111. The voyage of Hanno the Carthaginian to the Sebou basin (Morocco) and the Canary Islands is re-examined in bankruptcy X. eventually, chapters XI and XII are dedicated to Byrsa (Carthage) and to Jerusalem, with distinctive consciousness to strains of Phoenician presence and task during this urban. precise indices entire the amount (Peeters 2003)

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Download E-books Playing a Jewish Game: Gentile Christian Judaizing in the First and Second Centuries CE (Studies in Christianity and Judaism 13) PDF

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By Michele Murray

Is it attainable that early Christian anti-Judaism used to be directed towards humans except Jews? Michele Murray proposes that major strands of early Christian anti-Judaism have been directed opposed to Gentile Christians. extra in particular, it was once directed towards Gentile Christian judaizers. those have been Christians who mixed a dedication to Christianity with adherence in various levels to Jewish practices, with no viewing such behaviour as contradictory. numerous Christian leaders notion that those neighborhood contributors dangerously blurred the bounds among Christianity and Judaism. As such, Gentile Christian judaizers turned the objective of a lot anti-Jewish rhetoric in a variety of early Christian writings. proof of Gentile Christian judaizers are available in canonical assets, comparable to Pauls Letter to the Galatians and the publication of Revelation, in addition to non-canonical assets, similar to the Epistle of Barnabas, the Didache, and Justin Martyr’s discussion with Trypho. that allows you to evaluate the phenomenon of judaizing and the response to it of ecclesiastical experts, Murray organizes the proof by means of possible geographical place, utilizing Asia Minor and Syria because the major loci. The phenomenon of Gentile Christian judaizing is tested in the broader context of Jewish-Christian kinfolk within the early centuries, and is the 1st try and draw all attainable references to Gentile Christian judaizers jointly into one learn to think about them as a complete. This dialogue invitations readers to mirror at the life of Gentile Christian judaizers as one other aspect at the continuum of Jewish-Christian kinfolk within the Greco-Roman international — a space, Murray concludes, that should be extra conscientiously outlined.

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Download E-books Equity In Mathematics Education: Influences Of Feminism And Culture PDF

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This article offers a serious review of present pondering fairness concerns within the instructing and studying of arithmetic. Grounded in feminist theories of curriculum swap and a huge diversity of cultural views, the hot methods defined right here transcend "special programmes" and "experimental remedies" designed to right perceived difficulties and deficits. as an alternative they identify how more suitable educational practices and a fuller knowing of the character of the mathematical firm can conquer the systemic hindrances that experience thwarted women's participation during this vital field.; This ebook will attract all people who find themselves attracted to the mathematical schooling of ladies, together with academics, mom and dad, directors and researchers.

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Download E-books Farmers' Bounty:Locating Crop Diversity in the Contemporary World (Yale Agrarian Studies) PDF

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By Stephen B. Brush

Organic variety is as the most important in agriculture because it is in nature, and it truly is both very important to the industrial healthiness of either commercial and nonindustrial societies. This e-book deals a sweeping evaluate of crop variety and the opportunity of its protection. Stephen Brush develops a framework for investigating organic variety in agriculture that makes a speciality of the data and perform of farmers, and he exhibits how this human ecology standpoint might be utilized to 3 international matters that impact crop assets. Brush defines the size of crop range and descriptions the fundamental questions surrounding it. He describes the ideas used to keep up range in significant vegetation of 3 cradles of agriculture within which he has labored: potatoes within the Peruvian Andes, maize in Mexico, and wheat in Turkey. eventually, he explores the coverage concerns surrounding genetic erosion of crop types, conservation of crop variety, and possession of genetic assets.

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Download E-books America and Enlightenment Constitutionalism (Studies of the Americas) PDF

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By Johnathan O'Neill, Gary L. McDowell

The United States and Enlightenment Constitutionalism exhibits intimately the Enlightenment foundation of the U.S. structure. It offers vibrant research of ways the Enlightenment's easy principles have been reformulated within the context of the USA. it's relatively winning in bringing out the competing lines of Enlightenment proposal and of articulating an important Enlightenment suggestions of public opinion, equality, public cause, legislature and judiciary, revolution, legislations, and the folk of their American context. the gathering is well timed given modern debates among republicans and liberals approximately constitutional interpretation that are addressed all through.

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