Sappho's Lyre: Archaic Lyric and Women Poets of Ancient by Diane J. Rayor

By Diane J. Rayor

Sappho sang her poetry to the accompaniment of the lyre at the Greek island of Lesbos over 2500 years in the past. through the Greek international, her contemporaries composed lyric poetry choked with ardour, and within the centuries that the golden age of archaic lyric, new types of poetry emerged. during this distinct anthology, contemporary reader can benefit from the works of seventeen poets, together with a range of archaic lyric and the full surviving works of the traditional Greek ladies poets—the latter showing jointly in a single quantity for the 1st time.

Sappho's Lyre is a mix of diligent examine and poetic artistry. The translations are in line with the newest discoveries of papyri (including "new" Archilochos and Stesichoros) and the most recent versions and scholarship. The advent and notes supply old and literary contexts that make this historical poetry extra obtainable to fashionable readers.

Although this e-book is essentially geared toward the reader who doesn't understand Greek, it'd be a best suited complement to a Greek language direction. it is going to even have huge attraction for readers of' historic literature, women's stories, mythology, and fanatics of poetry.

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Crisis Pastoral Care. A Police Chaplain's Perspective by Thomas W. Shane D.Div.

By Thomas W. Shane D.Div.

Author and chaplain Thomas Shane tells dozens of news of what it truly is prefer to offer obstacle pastoral care to these stuck within the grim and surprising realities of existence. His ebook brings a balanced, spirituality-based point of view to the useless middle of heartbreaking human experiences––violent crimes, homicides, common mess ups, motor vehicle injuries, suicides, baby abuse, and extra. the writer has labored with legislations enforcement execs for 30 years, and his lifestyles has been devoted to the sufferers and households keen on tragedies, and especially to the desires of cops. His phrases will either inspire and show different assisting pros to be higher ready to house their very own and other's wishes in the course of a challenge state of affairs. The ebook provides readers an insider's view, now not theoretical. Dr. Shane candidly unearths his personal struggles, doubts and fears, in addition to the braveness, religion and wish that sustains his existence and paintings. He even addresses the complicated and...

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4WD Survival Guide by John Basham

By John Basham

4WD Survival advisor is a very revised and up to date version of the definitive advisor to four-wheel using. writer John Basham stocks his exact wisdom that can assist you care for the a number of demanding situations of vacationing throughout Australia on your four-wheel force. riding abilities, troubleshooting and upkeep are all coated utilizing case stories, checklists, suggestion, information and cautions. this is often the publication each four-wheel motive force wishes ahead of they go away domestic.

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Kierkegaard (Past Masters) by Patrick Gardiner

By Patrick Gardiner

Students have mostly misunderstood Soren Kierkegaard, remembering him mainly in reference to the advance of existentialist philosophy during this century. In a brief and unsatisfied existence, he wrote many books and articles on literary, satirical, spiritual and mental subject matters, however the variety and idiosyncratic sort of his writing have contributed to a false impression of his rules. during this book--the basically creation to the whole diversity of Kierkegaard's thought--Patrick Gardiner demonstrates how Kierkegaard constructed his rules and examines his recommendations in mild of the doctrines on society built by way of his contemporaries Marx and Feuerbach. ultimately, he assesses the profound value of Kierkegaard's principles at the improvement of contemporary methods of pondering.

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Essential Clinical Anesthesia by Charles Vacanti MD, Professor Scott Segal MD, Pankaj Sikka

By Charles Vacanti MD, Professor Scott Segal MD, Pankaj Sikka MD, Richard Urman MD

The scientific perform of anesthesia has passed through many advances some time past few years, making this definitely the right time for a brand new state of the art anesthesia textbook for practitioners and trainees. The target of crucial scientific Anesthesia is to supply a latest, clinically centred textbook giving speedy entry to accomplished, succinct wisdom from specialists within the box. All medical subject matters of relevance to anesthesiology are prepared into 29 sections which include greater than one hundred eighty chapters. The print model comprises 166 chapters that hide the entire crucial scientific themes, whereas an extra 17 chapters on topics of curiosity to the extra complex practitioner should be freely accessed at www.cambridge.org/vacanti. more moderen concepts similar to ultrasound nerve blocks, robot surgical procedure, and transesophageal echocardiography are integrated, and diverse illustrations and tables support the reader in speedily assimilating key info. This authoritative textual content is edited through unique Harvard clinical college college, with participants from a number of the major educational anesthesiology departments within the usa and an advent from Dr. S. R. Mallampati. crucial scientific Anesthesia is your crucial better half whilst getting ready for board evaluation and recertification checks and on your day-by-day scientific perform.

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Leper Knights: The Order of St Lazarus of Jerusalem in by David Marcombe

By David Marcombe

Probably the most strange contributions to the crusading period was once the belief of the leper knight - a reaction to the scourge of leprosy and the dearth of struggling with males which beset the Latin state within the 12th century. The Order of St Lazarus, which observed the assumption turn into a truth, based institutions throughout Western Europe to supply crucial help for its hospitaller and armed forces vocations. This publication explores the $64000 contribution of the English department of the order, which by way of 1300 controlled a substantial property from its leader preceptory at Burton Lazars in Leicestershire. Time proved the English Lazarites to be either tricky and tenacious, if now not regularly preoccupied with the care of lepers. Following the autumn of Acre in 1291 they persisted a interval of sour inner clash, purely to emerge reformed and reinvigorated within the 15th century. even though those overdue medieval knights have been very diverse from their twelfth-century predecessors, a few ideologies lingered on, although subtly readapted to the necessities of a brand new age, until eventually the order was once ultimately suppressed by means of Henry VIII in 1544. the fashionable refoundation of the order, a charitable establishment, dates from 1962. The ebook makes use of either documentary and archaeological proof to supply the 1st ever account of this little-understood crusading order.DAVID MARCOMBE is Director of the Centre for neighborhood historical past, collage of Nottingham.

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Automotive engineering by Cantor B., Grant P., Johnston C. (eds.)

By Cantor B., Grant P., Johnston C. (eds.)

The present car faces various demanding situations, together with elevated worldwide pageant, extra stringent environmental and safeguard requisites, the necessity for greater functionality automobiles, and lowering expenses. The fabrics utilized in automobile engineering play key roles in overcoming those matters. automobile Engineering: light-weight, practical, and Novel fabrics specializes in either present fabrics and destiny advancements in car technology and technology.Divided into 4 sections, the publication first describes the improvement of destiny automobiles, aluminum alloys for production lighter physique panels, and numerous polymer composites for more desirable module providers. It then experiences state of the art sensible fabrics and clever applied sciences and tasks within which program components they're going to so much impression destiny automobile designs and production. the following part considers the problems that needs to be conquer for mild alloys to displace ferrous-based fabrics and the expanding festival from light-weight polymeric-based composites. the ultimate part explores more recent processing and production applied sciences, together with welding and becoming a member of, titanium alloys, and sturdy, high-performance composites.With contributions from the world over well-known specialists, this quantity presents a finished review of state of the art automobile fabrics and applied sciences. it is going to assist you comprehend the main fabrics and engineering issues presently confronting this undefined.

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