Автор: Leoni, Giulio Название: Third Heaven Conspiracy, The ISBN: 0099492768 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099492764 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: от 908 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: Florence, 1291. In a disused church the disfigured corpse of a master mosaic artist sits at the foot of his unfinished - creation. Dante Alighieri, Prior of the City, is sent out to investigate. He discovers not only that the church hides secrets of its own, but that the victim was connected to a shadowy organisation known as the Third Heaven.
Автор: Leoni, Giulio Название: The Kingdom of Light ISBN: 0099516462 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099516460 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 1818 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Florence, August 1300. On the banks of the river Arno, a war galley is found with the entire crew dead inside. Dante Alighieri, Prior to the City, suspects poison but the only clue is a mysterious mechanical device. Dante suspects that the damaged device is the work of al-Jazari, the legendary Persian inventor.
Автор: Agnew Leoni Название: Legend of Kupe and Te Wheke: A Mauri Tale ISBN: 0008147167 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780008147167 Издательство: HarperCollins UK Рейтинг: Цена: 847 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Find out all about how New Zealand was made in this traditional Mauri creation story. As the heroic Kupe and mythical octopus, Te Wheke, battle it out on the open seas, it`s impossible to tell who`ll be victorious. As the drama builds in this legend of good over evil, a new land is created, and the fascinating ancient Mauri culture is explored.
Описание: Acknowledgements.- The terrible August 2013.- The start of the Mediterranean crisis.- The world's economic crisis.- The chickens have come home to roost.- The old and new convergence.- Responding to strategic divergence.- Fossil hydrocarbons and the fragmentation of growth.- The future will be African.- Emerging from the crisis in Europe: changing Europe.
Автор: Argan, Giulio Carlo Contardi, Bruno Название: Michelangelo ISBN: 1904313256 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781904313250 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 8532 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: This is a beautifully designed monograph on the architectural works of Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564), and the only hardcover illustrated book in print in English on the subject.
Автор: Magli, Giulio Название: Archaeoastronomy ISBN: 3319228811 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783319228815 Издательство: Springer Рейтинг: Цена: 5196 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Автор: Ongaro, Giulio Название: Peasants and soldiers ISBN: 1472488857 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781472488855 Издательство: Taylor&Francis Рейтинг: Цена: 17188 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Early-modern Venice is predominantly remembered as a maritime power, yet historians have become increasingly interested in its political and military aspirations within the Italian mainland. Adding to the growing literature on this subject, Giulio Ongaro's book addresses the practical management of the Venetian military apparatus in this period. Focusing on two provinces - Vicenza and Brescia - he interrogates a broad spectrum of primary source documents produced by these rural communities that illuminate Venetian military activities between the mid-sixteenth century and the end of the War of Candia in 1670. From the production of the saltpeter, the construction of the fortresses, the supplying and the training of the rural militia and the quartering of troops, this book shows how essential military activities were managed and overseen at the local level.
In so doing, it demonstrates how local autonomy over the management of Venetian military apparatus - particularly from an economic point of view - did not necessarily conflict with wider, ongoing processes of state building or moves towards the centralization of particular public functions. Indeed the state appeared to encourage local lites (initially urban, then rural) to take a leading role in overseeing the localised management of military tasks. The result was a system that both supported the resilience of the local economy (both public and private), and which strengthened and improved the Republic's military assets, allowing it to remain the only Italian state free from the domination of European monarchies.
In Painting as Medicine in Early Modern Rome, Frances Gage undertakes an in-depth study of the writings of the physician and art critic Giulio Mancini. Using Mancini s unpublished treatises as well as contemporary documents, Gage demonstrates that in the early modern world, belief in the transformational power of images was not limited to cult images, as has often been assumed, but applied to secular ones as well.
This important new interpretation of the value of images and the motivations underlying the rise of private art collections in the early modern period challenges purely economic or status-based explanations. Gage demonstrates that paintings were understood to have profound effects on the minds, imaginations, and bodies of viewers. Indeed, paintings were believed to affect the health and emotional balance of beholders extending even to the look and disposition of their offspring and to compel them to behave according to civic and moral values.
In using medical discourse as an analytical tool to help elucidate the meaning that collectors and viewers attributed to specific genres of painting, Gage shows that images truly informed actions, shaping everyday rituals from reproductive practices to exercise. In doing so, she undermines the distinction between an artwork s aesthetic value and its utility in the early modern period."
Автор: Fabbri Giulio Название: Superbike ISBN: 8879116061 ISBN-13(EAN): 9788879116060 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 1856 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Автор: Anta, Claudio Giulio Название: Lord lothian: the paths of federalism ISBN: 2875741071 ISBN-13(EAN): 9782875741073 Издательство: Peter Lang Рейтинг: Цена: 4451 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Lord Lothian (Philip Kerr, 1882-1940) was one of the leading exponents of British federalism between the Two World Wars. His federalism was linked to the tradition of Kantian and Hamiltonian thought while simultaneously going beyond this tradition. In the aftermath of the Treaty of Versailles, which saw the Old Continent divided into nation-states as holders of absolute sovereignty, he identified the value of peace in the model of the federal State. This was not, as in the case of the Americans, the pragmatic scheme of constitutionalists imposed upon by their historical circumstances, but the general principle of a State organisation geared towards lasting peace in international relations, first in Europe and then worldwide. At the first signs of crisis within the British Empire, Lothian also consistently advocates the political unity of the English-speaking peoples as the nucleus of a world federation able to institutionalise inter-state conflicts and overcome them through legal means. The anthology contained in this essay includes twenty writings and speeches by Lothian and is divided into two sections. The first traces his original political-ideological path: from his long collaboration with the magazine The Round Table , which has its roots in his initial South African experience within the Kindergarten , to his speeches held at Chatham House in London in November 1928 and at the Institut f r Ausw rtige Politik of Hamburg in October 1929; it also covers the years he spent as Private Secretary to the British Prime Minister, David Lloyd George. The second section focuses on his best-known writings, dating back to the second half of the 1930s - namely Pacifism is not Enough, National Sovereignty and Peace and The Demonic Influence of National Sovereignty - ending with some addresses he delivered as British Ambassador to Washington. In addition there are some significant letters that are part of the extensive correspondence Lothian had with statesmen and federalist intellectuals (Lloyd George, Winston Churchill, Lionel Curtis and Anthony Eden), which enrich the entire collection.
Автор: Preti, Giulio Minazzi, Fabio Название: Philosophical essays ISBN: 9052017786 ISBN-13(EAN): 9789052017785 Издательство: Peter Lang Рейтинг: Цена: 5451 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Explores with particular acuteness and originality, some of the major problems addressed by contemporary philosophy. This title outlines a scientific philosophy capable of embodying the rigour and concern for the factual found in scientific procedure.
Автор: Mancini, Giulio Baglione, Giovanni Bellori, Giovanni Pietro Название: Lives of caravaggio ISBN: 1843681382 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781843681380 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 1422 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The first biographies of Caravaggio: key documents of one of the greatest revolutions in the history of art.
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