Planetes Omnibus

Author: Makoto Yukimura
Editor: Dark Horse Comics
ISBN: 1616559217
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"First published in Japan in 1999 by Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo."--Colophon.

Zackie Mostert Omnibus 1

Author: Jaco Jacobs
Editor: LAPA Uitgewers
ISBN: 0799391212
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Genealogy Of The Pagan Gods Books I V

Author: Giovanni Boccaccio
Editor: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674057104
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Giovanni Boccaccioâe(tm)s Genealogy of the Pagan Gods is an ambitious work of humanistic scholarship whose goal is to plunder ancient and medieval literary sources so as to create a massive synthesis of Greek and Roman mythology. The work also contains a famous defense of the value of studying ancient pagan poetry in a Christian world. The complete work in fifteen books contains a meticulously organized genealogical tree identifying approximately 950 Greco-Roman mythological figures. The scope is enormous: 723 chapters include over a thousand citations from two hundred Greek, Roman, medieval, and Trecento authors. Throughout the Genealogy, Boccaccio deploys an array of allegorical, historical, and philological critiques of the ancient myths and their iconography. Much more than a mere compilation of pagan myths, the Genealogy incorporates hundreds of excerpts from and comments on ancient poetry, illustrative of the new spirit of philological and cultural inquiry emerging in the early Renaissance. It is at once the most ambitious work of literary scholarship of the early Renaissance and a demonstration to contemporaries of the moral and cultural value of studying ancient poetry. This is the first volume of a projected three-volume set of Boccaccioâe(tm)s complete Genealogy.

Nexus Network Journal 11 3

Author: Kim Williams
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783764389789
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Baroque architect and mathematician Guarino Guarini is the subject of this issue of the Nexus Network Journal. A group of international scholars were invited to contribute papers that shed light on the unanswered questions in several areas: Baroque architecture in general and Guarini’s architecture in particular; philosophy; history of structural mechanics; mathematics and history of mathematics, cosmology. As always, the NNJ takes an interdisciplinary approach to the broad range of subjects that Guarini concerned himself with, thus the final results will add significantly to our understanding of how Guarini’s actual practical and technical processes were informed by knowledge of his multifaceted scientific and philosophical interests.

Vinland Saga

Author: Makoto Yukimura
Editor: Kodansha Comics
ISBN: 1682337596
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Fighting for a Future -- Thorfinn and his crew are on their way to Greece, the first leg of their expedition to Vinland. Having landed near Bergen, in Norway, Thorfinn is attacked by a bear, only to be saved by a fierce huntress named Hild. While sharing a meal together, Hild recounts how her village and family were massacred many years ago—a story Thorfinn knows quite intimately. Now, Thorfinn must face Hild and his own violent past in order to press forward. As his journey progresses, Thorfinn encounters more factions that do not share his vision, and a war in the name of Vinland may be looming on the horizon.

Catalogue 1807 1871

Author: Boston Mass, Athenaeum, libr
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Catalogue Of The Library Of The Boston Athenaeum

Author: Boston Athenaeum
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The Cultural Context Of Medieval Learning

Author: J.E. Murdoch
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9789027705877
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Proceedings of the First International Colloquium on Philosophy, Science, and Technology in the Middle Ages - September 1973

Apocalyptic Cartography

Author: Chet Van Duzer
Editor: Brill
ISBN: 9004307273
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In Apocalyptic Cartography, Chet Van Duzer and Ilya Dines analyse an unstudied fifteenth-century German manuscript that contains a rich collection of strikingly original world maps. These include early thematic maps and maps illustrating the events of the Apocalypse.

Science Fiction Fantasy Horror

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A comprehensive bibliography of books and short fiction published in the English language.