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St. Augustine of Hippo. Recent scholarship has shown that Heidegger was substantially influenced by St. Augustine of Hippo and that Being and Time would not have been possible without the influence of Augustine's thought. Augustine's Confessions was particularly influential in shaping Heidegger's thought.Seneca was born in Corduba in Hispania, and raised in Rome, where he was trained in rhetoric and philosophy.His father was Seneca the Elder, his elder brother was Lucius Junius Gallio Annaeanus, and his nephew was the poet Lucan.In AD 41, Seneca was exiled to the island of Corsica under emperor Claudius, but was allowed to return in 49 to become a tutor to Nero.ESSAYS ON THE GREEK ROMANCES I THE GREEK ROMANCES AND THEIR RE-DATING. The term “Greek Romances” is applied to long stories in Greek prose, written from the end of the first to the beginning of the fourth century before Christ and later imitated by Byzantine writers.
Essays and Reviews: The Education of the World,. On the Study of the Evidences of Christianity. By Baden Powell, M.A.,. Nor could the strong intellect of Augustine compensate for his defect of little Greek, which he shared with half, and of less Hebrew, which he shared with most of the Fathers.Read More
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Philosophy Quotes. Philosophy may seem like gobbledygook to even the most advanced readers—but boy is it full of some nuggets of wisdom. Click on any philosophy quote below to see it in context and find out where it falls on Shmoop's pretentious scale.Read More
Chinua Achebe (chin-u-ah a-chay-bay), whose original name is Albert Chinualumogu (chin-u-ah-loo-mo-goo) Achebe, was born on November 16, 1930 in Nigeria to Isaiah and Janet Achebe.Read More
The Book of Job consists of a prose prologue and epilogue narrative framing poetic dialogues and monologues. It is common to view the narrative frame as the original core of the book, enlarged later by the poetic dialogues and discourses, and sections of the book such as the Elihu speeches and the wisdom poem of chapter 28 as late insertions, but recent trends have tended to concentrate on the.Read More
The Language Wars: A History of Proper English - Kindle edition by Hitchings, Henry. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Language Wars: A History of Proper English.Read More
Once he bought in Philadelphia a large machine, called a “Hippopotamus,” 1 with which he scraped muck from the bottom of the Potomac to spread on his fields. Early on, Washington abandoned the culture of tobacco, which was exhausting the soil, and turned to grain for his primary money crop.Read More
John Wisdom (1904-1993) Between 1930 and 1956, John Wisdom set the tone in analytic philosophy in the United Kingdom. Nobody expressed this better than J. O. Urmson in his Philosophical Analysis: Its Development Between the Two World Wars (1956) where, after Bertrand Russell and Ludwig Wittgenstein, Wisdom is the most frequently quoted philosopher. Wisdom was the leading figure of the.Read More
MODERNISM Modernism is a literary and cultural international movement which flourished in the first decades of the 20th century. Modernism is not a term to which a single meaning can be ascribed.It may be applied both to the content and to the form of a work, or to either in isolation. It reflects a sense of cultural crisis which was both exciting and disquieting, in that it opened up a whole.Read More