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By F Hourtouille

The fourth booklet in a great sequence from Histoire and Collections, Austerlitz covers the faous conflict, the result of which observed Napoleon on the peak of his power.
A distinctive textual content is observed by way of modern work and an enormous array of pictures illustrating the uniforms and gear of the warriors of the time.
By a similar writer and to be had from Casemate Jena-Auerstaedt: The Triumph of the Eagle Borodino-The Moskova: The conflict for the Redoubts Wagram: on the Heyday of the Empire

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78 In that sense, sophistic skill was simply a more intense form of the skills of social self-presentation which all elite men (women too – though there is less sense in ancient sources of female identities being forged within the rhythms of public display)79 had to learn. 76 77 78 79 See esp. Schmitz (1997). , works by (in Greek) Valerius Apsines of Gadara (3rd cent. ce), Aelius Aristides (2nd cent. ce), Dionysius of Halicarnassus (1st cent. bce–1st cent. ce), Hermogenes of Tarsus (2nd– 3rd cent.

13 Guthrie). An alternative strategy is to include exoticising elements within Greek philosophy. 40–54); and Plutarch’s On Isis and Osiris develops a reading of Egyptian theology that embodies nicely his own Platonist philosophy. What we see in both positions, the purist and the exoticist, is a metaphilosophical concern to narrativise philosophy. Philosophising is not just an abstract intellectual practice; it also, necessarily, invites the individual to position him- or herself within a wider web of debates.

Translation of Dictys of Crete’s Journal of the Trojan war. The ‘Arguments’ (2nd cent. ce) for Plautus’ plays, on the other hand, are anonymous. Arrian’s book on hunting with dogs, for example, stakes its claim to surpass Xenophon precisely on the superior knowledge of dog breeds available to the later author: full discussion at Stadter (1980) 53–4. Cf. the anonymous Circumnavigation of the Red Sea (2nd cent. ce) and Circumnavigation of the Great Sea (3nd cent. ce), Arrian’s Circumnavigation of the Black Sea, Dionysius of Byzantium’s (2nd cent.

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