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On, Swiss libraries make digitized rare books from the 15th to 19th century available, free of charge. The present focus is on 16th century Swiss prints. The range available is extended by several thematic collections as well as maps dating from the 16th to the 19th century. Detailed information about the project is available on the page About The page All collections shows the present status of digitization. Currently, there are 22523 titles available online.

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Five Medieval Chronicles that you can read translated online Page from the Nuremberg Chronicle We have come across many translated medieval sources through our online wanderings. Most medievalists will know about the larger databases of texts, such as the Internet Medieval Sourcebook and De Re Militari. However, there are a lot of sources that are not widely known, including these five chronicles from the Middle Ages. Cassiodorus’ Chronicle Business, Management & Accounting: Managers: Neoliberalism’s Executioners? In work, as in life, differences between rhetoric and reality are revealing. If work is fundamental to the dignity of a person (according to The Pope), then perhaps indignity is now a fundamental characteristic of work. My new book, The Dark Side of Management: A Secret History of Management Theory, examines how managers have acted as neoliberalism’s executioners in ensuring that contemporary workers exist in a precarious world without control, democracy or power. In assessing the managerial role in contemporary society, it’s important to look at a number of tools and techniques: So, management as neoliberal therapy redeems us and makes us human.

Greek and Canaanite Mythologies: Zeus, Baal, and their Rivals - López-Ruiz - 2014 - Religion Compass The ancient Greeks poured into their myths ideas about their gods' relations, which reflected views about the order of the universe and, inevitably, about the human condition. The first can be glimpsed in cosmogonic and theogonic poems, while the second make up the heroic and tragic stories of drama and epic. These categories, however, are never completely separate, and motifs about cosmic order (and disorder) appear across literary genres. An overview of Greek motifs will show that in some important ways their divine rivalries fit more easily within Northwest Semitic mythological patterns (specifically in the Canaanite literature of Ugarit), than within the better-known Mesopotamian and Hittite counterparts. Furthermore, I will propose that mythological representation of the more or less conflictive dynamics among the gods correlate with different perceptions of kingship among societies in the eastern Mediterranean.

The Predicable Universal as Mental Word (A section from the diss. Presumes some things said earlier which are not posted. Some details added which didn’t fi in the original.) In the eighth question of de potentia, St. Thomas argues that: Catholicism, Evolution, and Divine Revelation: A Second Look Fr. Michael Chaberek's carefully researched and argued book Catholicism and Evolution examines how the magisterium of the Catholic Church has dealt with Darwin and the subsequent theories of evolution Detail from "The Creation of Adam" [1508-12] by Michelangelo, Sistine Chapel [Wikipedia] "Can he who made the ear, not hear?

Strabo, Geography, NOTICE. THE present translation of Strabo, the great Geographer of Antiquity, is the first which has been laid before the English public. It is curious that a classic of so much renown and intrinsic value should have remained a comparatively sealed book to this country for so many centuries; yet such is the fact. It is true that the imperfect state of the Greek text, and the difficulty of geographical identification, have always been appalling obstacles; yet, after the acute and valuable labours of Gossellin, Du Theil, Groskurd, and especially of Gustav Cramer of Berlin, (whose text is followed in the present volume,) we might fairly have expected that some English scholar would have ventured to enter the field. But the task, like many in a similar position, has been reserved for the publisher of the Classical Library, and he trusts it will be found conscientiously fulfilled.

Free Traditional Catholic Books - Catholic Tradition - Traditional Catholic Reading Thanks to technology, and perhaps due to Christianity’s low status in our modern liberal age, there is a fantastic treasure trove of good, traditional Catholic books available for free or near-free. Below are links to valuable and timeless Catholic texts (including those written by great saints and Fathers and Doctors of the Church) that you can read and download for free. Take advantage of this – they have changed my life and will change yours, too. Tolle et lege! Please say a prayer for my sanctification.

Universidad Panamericana - AOS: Aquinas, Arabic Philosophy, Medieval Philosophy of Religion. AOC: History of Philosophy, Logic, Ethics/Bioethics, Philosophy of Religion. I am especially interested in the intersection between medieval philosophy (esp. Aquinas, his sources and influence) and philosophy of religion / religious studies (Islam, Judaism, Christianity), in particular issues concerning the relation and interaction of philosophical and religious thought in the period of transition from late medieval Arabic thought (Al-Ghazali, Averroes, Maimonides) to the Latin West (Albert and Aquinas).

Free ebooks #1. 10 Lotto Playing Mistakes You Should Avoid At Any Cost Every day I see lottery players making these obvious mistakes, and wondering why they are not getting more wins. So here’s 10 playing errors you MUST avoid - it will make you a better player: 1. Don’t play just when you feel like it.