The Hagiography of Kievan Rus’ (Harvard Library of Early Ukrainian Literatu…

Among the finest products of early Ukrainian literature were the “Lives” of the first Rus’ saints, including Boris and Glĕb, Feodosij of the Caves Monastery, Avraamij of Smolensk, and Ol’ga and Volodimer. Drawing on Byzantine, Church Slavonic, and Latin literary traditions, the Rus’ hagiographers fashioned religious narratives that were at once traditional and tailored for a specifically Rus’ audience. These hagiographical works, as well as a number of related texts, are now translated into…

The Tale Of The Prophet Isaiah

Pub Date : 2013-08-29 | Author : Ivan Biliarsky | Publisher : BRILL

ISBN 10 : 9789004254381
ISBN 13 : 9004254382

The book contains an edition of the original text of “Tale of the Prophet Isaiah” and commentary on the quite unclear narrative concerning its origins, development and an inter..

The Ancient Historians

Pub Date : 1994 | Author : | Publisher : Barnes & Noble Publishing

ISBN 10 : 1566195993
ISBN 13 : 9781566195997

Grant offers a study of the primary historians of Greece and Rome, discussing the works and methods of the founders of the historical discipline. These philosophers studied history..

Foreign Follies

Pub Date : 2006 | Author : Doug Bandow | Publisher : Xulon Press

ISBN 10 : 9781597819886
ISBN 13 : 1597819883

The United States once was a traditional republic, remaining aloof from foreign conflicts. Today no problem on earth is exempt from Washington's meddling. The result is an oversize..

Management In Ten Words

Pub Date : 2012-06-19 | Author : Terry Leahy | Publisher : Crown Business

ISBN 10 : 9780770435707
ISBN 13 : 077043570X

From one of the world’s most admired business leaders, here is a remarkable book that will forever change the way you think about management. The meteoric rise of UK supermarket ..

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