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              The Edges of the Earth in Ancient Thought: Geography, Exploration, and Fiction
               

              The Edges of the Earth in Ancient Thought: Geography, Exploration, and Fiction (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Romm, James S.

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              This investigation reveals that the ancient Greeks and Romans perceived the edges of the Earth as an alien realm which became the basis of a literary tradition that endured throughout antiquity and into the Renaissance, despite the growing contradictions of scientific enquiry.

              ISBN 9780691037882
              Published 15 September 1994
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Language (English)
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              How to Keep Your Cool: An Ancient Guide to Anger Management

              How to Keep Your Cool: An Ancient Guide to Anger Management (Hardback)

              By Seneca; Introduction by Romm, James S.

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              Timeless wisdom on controlling anger in personal life and politics from the Roman Stoic philosopher and statesman Seneca In his essay On Anger (De Ira), the Roman Stoic thinker Seneca (c. 4 BC-65 AD) argues that anger is the most destructive passion: No plague has cost the human ...

              ISBN 9780691181950
              Published 15 February 2019
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Ancient Wisdom for Modern Readers
              Language (English)
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              How to Die: An Ancient Guide to the End of Life
               

              How to Die: An Ancient Guide to the End of Life (EPUB ebook)

              By Seneca; Edited by Romm, James S.

              Timeless wisdom on death and dying from the celebrated Stoic philosopher Seneca"It takes an entire lifetime to learn how to die," wrote the Roman Stoic philosopher Seneca (c. 4 BC-65 AD). He counseled readers to "study death always," and took his own advice, returning to the subj ...

              ISBN 9781400889488
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              Language en
              Published 27 February 2018
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series Ancient Wisdom for Modern Readers
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              Herodotus
               

              Herodotus (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Romm, James S.

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              This study argues that Herodotus was both a historian and a master storyteller. Romm discusses the historical background of Herodotus' life and work, his moralistic approach to history, his fascination with people and places, his literary powers, and the question of historical tr ...

              ISBN 9780300072303
              Published 15 December 1998 by Yale University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Hermes Books Series
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              The Edges of the Earth in Ancient Thought: Geography, Exploration, and Fiction

              The Edges of the Earth in Ancient Thought: Geography, Exploration, and Fiction (Hardback)

              By Romm, James S.

              This investigation reveals that the ancient Greeks and Romans perceived the edges of the Earth as an alien realm which became the basis of a literary tradition that endured throughout antiquity and into the Renaissance, despite the growing contradictions of scientific enquiry.

              ISBN 9780691069333
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              Published 15 June 1992
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Language (English)
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              How to Die: An Ancient Guide to the End of Life

              How to Die: An Ancient Guide to the End of Life (Hardback)

              By Seneca; Introduction by Romm, James S.

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              The description for this book, How to Die: An Ancient Guide to the End of Life, will be forthcoming.

              ISBN 9780691175577
              Published 15 February 2018
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series Ancient Wisdom for Modern Readers
              Language (English)
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              How to Die: An Ancient Guide to the End of Life
                

              How to Die: An Ancient Guide to the End of Life (Audio CD / Audio)

              By Seneca; Narrator Ochlan, P. J.; Introduction by Romm, James S.

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              Featuring beautifully rendered new translations, How to Die also includes an enlightening introduction, notes, the original Latin texts, and an epilogue presenting Tacitus's description of Seneca's grim suicide.

              ISBN 9781684412280
              Published 20 March 2018 by HighBridge Audio
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