Astrology and Numerology in Medieval and Early Modern by John Scott Lucas

By John Scott Lucas

The Tractat de prenostication de los angeles vida ordinary dels h?mens, a past due fifteenth-century Catalan incunable, attracts on a wealthy culture of astrological magic, geomancy, Pythagorean numerology, and Hebrew gematria. This functional guide bargains a style of identifying the delivery signal in line with calculations played at the subject’s identify and his or her mother’s identify. The serious variation features a literary, old, and linguistic learn; an English translation; and a Catalan-English word list. The Tractat finds Catalan resources for prognostication, a special expression of medieval syncretism, the mingling of traditions, and the advance of recent principles. it's a infrequent locate for Hispanists and others drawn to astrology, magic, the historical past of technological know-how, and early print tradition.

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Chance and Stability. Stable Distributions and their by Vladimir M. Zolotarev, Vladimir V. Uchaikin

By Vladimir M. Zolotarev, Vladimir V. Uchaikin

An creation to the speculation of good distributions and their purposes. It incorporates a glossy outlook at the mathematical elements of the idea. The authors clarify a number of peculiarities of good distributions and describe the main thought of chance thought and serve as research. an important a part of the e-book is dedicated to purposes of strong distributions. one other amazing characteristic is the cloth at the interconnection of sturdy legislation with fractals, chaos and anomalous delivery tactics.

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The Architecture of Richter & Dahl Rocha by Jorge Francisco Liernur

By Jorge Francisco Liernur

Argentine architect Ignacio Dahl Rocha and Swiss architect Jacques Richter have jointly championed a sublime model of modernism. some time past fifteen years, they've got accomplished quite a few tasks, together with cultural, academic, administrative, health center, and home constructions basically in Switzerland, but in addition in Germany, Saudi Arabia, and Argentina. Swiss glossy, the 1st monograph in this the world over recognized Swiss enterprise, positive factors the Espacit?© Tower on position Le Corbusier in los angeles Chaux-de-Fonds and their protection of Jean Tschumi's Nestl?© company headquarters at the beaches of Lake Geneva.

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Families, friends and allies : Boulogne and politics in by Heather Tanner

By Heather Tanner

Это исследование предлагает новую модель политического развития Северной Франции через анализ взаимосвязей между графами Булони и их соседями во Фландрии, Пикардии, Нормандии, и Англии. В нём также освещены некоторые отношения между менее сильными графами и их соседями. Организованное хронологически, от конца IX до середины XII столетия, в каждой главе предлагается политический обзор и анализ использования родства, союзов и договоров (формальных и неофициальных) в целях управления и проведения единой ( в той или иной степени) политики. В заключительной главе анализируется формирование репутации и соответствия приверженности семейству Булоней. Книга - часть больших дебатов по феодализму, усилению правительственных учреждений, родовых связей.Образцы сканов:

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Christianity in Modern China: The Making of the First Native by David Cheung

By David Cheung

Utilizing typically hitherto unstudied fundamental fabrics, this monograph experiences a truly major episode in chinese language Christianity. concentrating on the origins and earliest heritage of Protestantism in South Fujian, this analytical-critical examine investigates the evolution of the church buildings which pioneered in indigenisation and ecclesiastical union in China throughout the 19th century. a few matters studied are primitive missionary pursuits and techniques, the connection among the ‘Talmage excellent’ and the Three-self thought, and the character and dynamics of ‘native’ non secular paintings. tremendous worthwhile is the severe review of South Fujian by way of self-propagation, self-government, self-support and natural union. the major parts urged for destiny learn also are rather thought-provoking. the quantity is principally worthwhile to social and church historians, missiologists and sociologists.

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Portraits of Spiritual Authority: Religious Power in Early by Jan Willem Drijvers, John Watt

By Jan Willem Drijvers, John Watt

This quantity offers with numerous figures of non secular authority in Christianity in the course of past due antiquity and the early heart a while, and seeks to light up the way the fight for non secular impression developed with alterations in church and society. a few literary pix are tested, pix which, in numerous literary genres, are themselves designed to set up and propagate the authority of the folks whose lives and actions they describe. The series starts with visionary and prophetic figures of the second one and 3rd centuries, proceeds via a number of stories from the fourth century to the facility of holy individuals, strikes directly to Syriac graphics of the 5th to 7th centuries, and ends with the dying of the authority of the holy guy within the 8th.

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Critical Theory After Habermas: Encounters and Departures by Dieter Freundlieb, Wayne Hudson, J Rundell

By Dieter Freundlieb, Wayne Hudson, J Rundell

The essays during this publication have interaction with the large diversity of Jürgen Habermas' paintings together with politics and the general public sphere, nature, aesthetics, the linguistic flip and the paradigm of intersubjectivity. every one essay responds to specific problems with Habermas' method of those issues. each one contributor additionally attracts on assorted theoretical and philosophical traditions with a purpose to discover fresh advancements in serious concept.

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Education in Ancient India (Handbook of Oriental Studies by Hartmut Scharfe

By Hartmut Scharfe

A complete survey of all facets of schooling in India, either within the oral and written traditions. Chronologically it covers every little thing from the Vedic interval as much as the Hindu kingdoms earlier than the institution of Muslim rule. If proper, the reader will on a regular basis locate sidesteps to trendy continuities. The function of the oral culture and the innovations of memorization are mentioned, in addition to schooling in small inner most tutorials and the advance of enormous monasteries and temple colleges coming near near college personality. specialist education, the function of the instructor and of overseas languages are handled, and the impression of the abnormal good points of Indian schooling on Indian society.

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