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Antologia Grega. Epigramas Vários (Livros IV, XIII, XIV, XV)

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Book Series: Autores Gregos e Latinos - Textos ISSN: 2183220X ISBN: 9789892615059 Year: Pages: 162 DOI: https://doi.org/10.14195/978-989-26-1506-6 Language: Portuguese
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This volume of the series Greek Anthology gathers, under the possible title Miscellaneous Epigrams, books IV, XIII, XIV and XV of the collection. First, the Prefaces written by the three primordial anthologists (Meleager, Philipp and Agathias). The remaining books, absent from the Cephalean garland as they seem to be, are mostly playful texts, poetic exercises on metrics (book XIII), arithmetic, riddles, enigmas, and oracles (book XIV). About book XV, it must be read as the locus spurius where the Palatine scribe put the pieces on whose poetic and semantic value he himself doubted. Special is the case for the technopaignia, ancient model of visual poetry.

Antologia Grega. Epigramas votivos e morais (Livros VI e X)

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Book Series: Autores Gregos e Latinos - Textos ISSN: 2183220X ISBN: 9789892616292 Year: Pages: 190 DOI: https://doi.org/10.14195/978-989-26-1630-8 Language: Portuguese
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Book five of the Greek Anthology gathers 358 votive epigrams, usually short pieces that, rather intended to be engraved or exercises upon an older model, inform about the reasons for the dedication of everyday-life objects of those who dedicate them. Simplicity and honesty are the words that better resume most of these texts. As for book X, already called Book of Palladas given the large number of poems by him that it includes, it gathers 126 epigrams that are to be read as the result of a very old tradition of gnomic and moralizing poetry. Shining optimism and obscure pessimism are the two poles one can find in these texts, with a clear preference for the last one.

Antologia Grega: A Musa dos Rapazes (Livro XII)

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Book Series: Autores Gregos e Latinos - Textos ISSN: 2183220X ISBN: 9789892613338 Year: Pages: 128 DOI: https://doi.org/10.14195/978-989-26-1334-5 Language: Portuguese
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Book XII of the Greek Anthology, the one this volume first offers in Portuguese translation, gathers around 260 epigrams united by the homoerotic subject they all develop. Besides a small group of components devoted to heterosexual love, erroneously included in the collection by scribers and here translated as well, they all deal with the model of a love-relationship between an adult (the so-called erastes, the top-lover) and a teenager (the eromenos, supposed to be the bottom). The Boyish Muse’s immediate parallel is Book five of the Greek Antholoy, devoted to heterosexual love. Nonetheless, a first reading of both of them sheds light on their similarities, enhancing several common topics and images, themselves prove enough of a same reality that is celebrated – both the joys (rather few) and the (many) pains of love.

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Greek Anthology --- Strato --- epigram --- homoerotism

Antologia Grega: Apêndice de Planudes (Livro XVI)

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Book Series: Autores Gregos e Latinos - Textos ISSN: 2183220X ISBN: 9789892613314 Year: Pages: 184 DOI: https://doi.org/10.14195/978-989-26-1332-1 Language: Portuguese
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The Planudean, copied in the fourteenth-century autograph Marcianus gr. 481, was between the sixteenth and the eighteenth centuries the single known garland of Greek epigram, having had, therefore, a huge influence in modern poetry and culture in general. As a didactic text it was for Renaissance students of Greek and Latin, it was frequently their first contact with Greek literature. Poets and other writers made a large use of it. Erasmus is an example, he who copies and comments in his Adagia about 50 components, alongside Alciato’s Emblemmata, first published in 1492, where a much larger number of epigrams are illustrated, translated into Latin and commented. This volume offers in translation the epigrams transmitted by Planudes that are absent from the Palatinus, nowadays published as Book XVI of the Greek Antholoy. The larger part of them (356 out of 392) comes from chapter IV of the Marcianus, a collection of ecphrastic poems. Among them are the components dedicated to the charioteers of Constantinople (numbers 335-386), which archaeology proved to have been actually inscribed.

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Greek Anthology --- Planudean --- epigram

Arqueologia da transição: entre o mundo romano e a Idade Média

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Book Series: Humanitas Supplementum ISSN: 21828814 ISBN: 9789892613529 Year: Pages: 456 DOI: https://doi.org/10.14195/978-989-26-1353-6 Language: Portuguese
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Subject: History
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The aim of the present volume is to discuss one historical moment that is still insufficiently known: Late Antiquity. For this, specialists present their research in some specific subjects: settlement patterns and sites architecture; material culture; the arrival of Christianity; funerary data. All the Iberian peninsula is concerned, searching for parallels with the Mediterranean basin.

Arqueologias de Império

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Book Series: Humanitas Supplementum ISSN: 21828814 ISBN: 9789892616254 Year: Pages: 382 DOI: https://doi.org/10.14195/978-989-26-1626-1 Language: Portuguese
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Subject: History
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This Portuguese contribution to the debate on the concept of “Empire” brings together 17 essays covering various areas and periods across Antiquity. Biblical sources allow us to structure various categories and organize their related meanings as valuable paths to inform our understating of the idea of “Empire”. Egypt first serves as the opportunity to inquire the usefulness of “Empire” as a concept within the larger discussion of periodization in History, as well as the scope and limitations of its definitions, as the observed political dissolution in the Late New Kingdom shows. Regarding Ancient “Mesopotamian Empires”, the first “Empire” is usually attributed to the political formulas brought forth by the dynasty of Akkad, which emerged before the hegemony of Babylon. The underlying ideology to Hammurabi’s social and military policies through two crucial moments in Babylonian History provides the ground to analyze the emergence of its first hegemony: the war with Elam and the expedition to the Kingdom of Larsa. Approaches to the Anatolian and the Phoenician/Syrian-Palestinian territories follow a methodology focused on myth and religious narratives and the traces of political realities found there, as well as a reflection on the validity of “imperialism” when applied to the Phoenician colonial world. Later Mesopotamian imperial formulas are analyzed within the context of violence, military and ritual: on Jeremias and the rationale for a heavenly justified submission of Judah to the so-called “Neo-Babylonian Empire”; on Nabonidus, the last king of this dynasty; and on the diverging behavior of both Nabonidus and Cyrus to the cult of Marduk. Herodotus, a privileged source for the classical perception of eastern formulas, displays the Persian Empire as the background for different Greek political proposals at play (famously in 3.80-82), and informs us of the queenship and the queens of Ancient Persia. Moreover, the role and status of women in Hellenistic societies is further examined, most notably in its relations to power. The last four essays propose a conceptual genealogy for the idea of imperium through the Roman World: from the representation Ancient Historiography creates of the processes structuring Roman “imperialism” and their agents; the interpretation Suetonius proposes of imperial power and how it ought to be used; to the validity of a certain notion of “globalization” applied to the Late Roman expanse.

Arquéstrato, Iguarias do Mundo Grego. Guia Gastronómico do Mediterrâneo Antigo

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Book Series: DIAITA: Scripta & Realia ISSN: 21836528 ISBN: 9789892612447 Year: Pages: 122 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14195/978-989-26-1245-4 Language: Portuguese
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The present work offers the first translation into Portuguese of the oldest Greek gastronomic text that has come down to us, albeit only in fragmentary form. The poem written by the Sicilian author Archestratus (4th century BC) is an account of the sophisticated food eaten by the aristocratic elites with enough economic power to buy the most expensive ingredients (such as high quality fresh fish) and to undertake the gastronomic tours implied in the text. In chapter I, a survey is offered of the biographical data pertaining to the author and of the transmission and reception of his work up to the present day. This is followed by the translation of the 60 fragments (chapter II), with notes and photographs that illustrate some of the dishes. In chapter III, a detailed analysis is offered of the poem’s contribution to the historical study of food in ancient Greece. Here, “Archestratus’ cuisine” is considered from five perspectives: produce, culinary methods, utensils, furniture and production agents. Attention may be drawn to the use of maps showing the whereabouts of ingredients used in the confection of the recipes present in the work and a detailed study of the terminology used in the poet’s kitchen. Extra features in the book are appendices with some of the recipes, updated according to modern standards; bibliography (editions and secondary literature); and indices of the food-orientated fauna and flora mentioned (in Portuguese, with Latin scientific name and Greek term).

Arquitetura Conventual e Cidade Medieval

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Book Series: Investigação ISBN: 9789892615172 Year: Pages: 296 DOI: https://doi.org/10.14195/978-989-26-1518-9 Language: Portuguese
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Subject: Architecture
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This book analyses the Portuguese context of one of the most important urban systems of medieval cities – that which resulted from the settlement of the mendicant orders and which would leave a profound mark on the urban landscape. The case studies to be considered are the monastic systems established from the 13th to the 15th centuries in the principal cities and towns in Portugal: Lisbon, Santarém, Coimbra, Oporto, Évora and Guimarães. Following the initial analysis which examines the processes of how the monastic systems were formed, an assessment of the impacts that these systems had on the urban space will be made, namely in relation to the role they played in the spatial dynamics which characterised Portuguese cities in the Late Middle Ages. This book intends to address two fundamental concerns: to include a critical analysis of the Portuguese case amongst the academic work in this field produced on a European level and to offer a contribution to the affirmation of the importance of the “mendicant phenomenon” on the history of the city and urbanism in Portugal.

Arte de falar e arte de estar calado: Augusto de Castro – Jornalismo e Diplomacia

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Book Series: História Contemporânea ISBN: 9789892611617 Year: Pages: 408 DOI: https://doi.org/10.14195/978-989-26-1158-7 Language: Portuguese
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Born in 1883 – the same year that ‘Thus Spoke Zarathustra’ was published and German composer, Richard Wagner, passed away –, journalist and diplomat, Augusto de Castro, would come across ‘delightful ironies’ in life, as he claimed later on. Thus, while Zarathustra belonged to one of Benito Mussolini’s favourite authors – an Italian dictator, also born in 1883, openly admired by Castro throughout the first decades of the 20th century –, the disappearance of Parsifal’s creator set the theme for one of the most nostalgic articles written by Augusto de Castro, which provided the title to his second-last work, ‘Eighty-three years ago in Venice’ (1966). This book suggests a journey through the life and works of Augusto de Castro, a larger-than-life character of 20th-century diplomacy, politics, and culture, who closely followed the main changes that took place in this country, and communed with the main political, economic, and cultural actors of the national and international scene of the time.

As cartas não mentem

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Book Series: Investigação ISBN: 9789892615110 Year: Pages: 376 DOI: https://doi.org/10.14195/978-989-26-1512-7 Language: Portuguese
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This book is the result of research conducted during my post-doctoral training at the University of Coimbra, Portugal, and proposes a reading of the correspondence between António Nobre e Alberto de Oliveira emphasizing characteristics and peculiarities of the affectiveness present in the friendship between the two poets. The perspective adopted is comparativism. The proposal is instigating because it demonstrates features of the affection that surrounds the two poets in their friendship permeated by fantasies and repression, for the most part, of sociocultural order. The research was inspired in the "provocation" caused by a short story by Mario Cláudio that serves as a compass for the development of the hypothesis: the homoerotic nature of the friendship between Alberto and António. This hypothesis is justified given the theoretical and methodological boundaries drawn by Psychoanalysis, Literary Theory and Philosophy, in general terms.

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