Complete Babylonian A Teach Yourself Guide

Author: Martin Worthington
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071747370
Release Date: 2010-10-18
Genre: Foreign Language Study

It's easy to teach yourself Babylonian! Complete Babylonian: A Teach Yourself Guide provides you with a clear and comprehensive approach to Babylonian, so you can progress quickly from the basics to understanding and writing Babylonian with confidence. Within each of the 24 thematic chapters, important language structures are introduced through life-like dialogues. You'll learn grammar in a gradual manner so you won't be overwhelmed by this tricky subject. Exercises accompany the texts and reinforce learning in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. This program also features current cultural information boxes that reflect recent changes in society. Features: One and five-minute introductions to key principles to get you started Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the basics of the language

Complete Babylonian Beginner to Intermediate Course

Author: Martin Worthington
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781444132175
Release Date: 2012-03-30
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Do you want to engage with Babylonian culture and literature in the original language?The course will introduce you to a fascinating world of gods and demons, heroes and kings.The readings are drawn from myths, letters, law-codes, medical incantations, and other authentic, ancient writings. The language is presented in the Roman alphabet, with an explanation of cuneiform script, and the main features of Assyrian - cognate with Babylonian - are also explained. Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features in this book from Teach Yourself, the No. 1 brand in language learning.

Der reichste Mann von Babylon

Author: George Samuel Clason
Publisher:
ISBN: 1607968568
Release Date: 2015-07-07
Genre: Self-Help

George S. Clason veroffentlichte sie Der reichste Mann von Babylon und verpackte darin seine personlichen Einsichten zum Thema Geld. Die sind nach wie vor aktuell. Wie man zu Geld kommt, es vermehrt und behalt. Das klassisch-unterhaltsame Buch uber den gekonnten Umgang mit Geld."

Complete Latin Teach Yourself

Author: Gavin Betts
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781444133844
Release Date: 2014-02-28
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Do you want to be able to read classical Latin with confidence? Find all the essential tools in this best-selling course from Teach Yourself - the No. 1 brand in language learning. Latin grammar is explained systematically and carefully, and graded readings from Martial, Vergil, Caesar, Ovid, Cicero and others - even graffiti from Pompeii - bring it to life and give a context to the vocabulary. Extra material is provided online at www.teachyourself.com/latin to enhance your learning experience. Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features: NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. GRAMMAR TIPS Easy-to-follow building blocks to give you a clear understanding. USEFUL VOCABULARY Easy to find and learn, to build a solid foundation for understanding. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at: www.teachyourself.com/latin to give you a richer understanding of the culture and history of ancient Rome.

A Companion to Assyria

Author: Eckart Frahm
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118325230
Release Date: 2017-03-24
Genre: History

A Companion to Assyria is a collection of original essays on ancient Assyria written by key international scholars. These new scholarly contributions have substantially reshaped contemporary understanding of society and life in this ancient civilization. The only detailed up-to-date introduction providing a scholarly overview of ancient Assyria in English within the last fifty years Original essays written and edited by a team of respected Assyriology scholars from around the world An in-depth exploration of Assyrian society and life, including the latest thought on cities, art, religion, literature, economy, and technology, and political and military history

Greece and Mesopotamia

Author: Johannes Haubold
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107010765
Release Date: 2013-06-27
Genre: History

This book proposes a new approach to the study of ancient Greek and Mesopotamian literature. Ranging from Homer and Gilgamesh to Herodotus and the Babylonian-Greek author Berossos, it paints a picture of two literary cultures that, over the course of time, became profoundly entwined. Along the way, the book addresses many questions that are of interest to the student of the ancient world: how did the literature of Greece relate to that of its eastern neighbours? What did ancient readers from different cultures think it meant to be human? Who invented the writing of universal history as we know it? How did the Greeks come to divide the world into Greeks and 'barbarians', and what happened when they came to live alongside those 'barbarians' after the conquests of Alexander the Great? In addressing these questions, the book draws on cutting-edge research in comparative literature, postcolonial studies and archive theory.

Eine kurze Geschichte der Menschheit

Author: Yuval Noah Harari
Publisher: DVA
ISBN: 9783641104986
Release Date: 2013-09-02
Genre: History

Krone der Schöpfung? Vor 100 000 Jahren war der Homo sapiens noch ein unbedeutendes Tier, das unauffällig in einem abgelegenen Winkel des afrikanischen Kontinents lebte. Unsere Vorfahren teilten sich den Planeten mit mindestens fünf weiteren menschlichen Spezies, und die Rolle, die sie im Ökosystem spielten, war nicht größer als die von Gorillas, Libellen oder Quallen. Vor 70 000 Jahren dann vollzog sich ein mysteriöser und rascher Wandel mit dem Homo sapiens, und es war vor allem die Beschaffenheit seines Gehirns, die ihn zum Herren des Planeten und zum Schrecken des Ökosystems werden ließ. Bis heute hat sich diese Vorherrschaft stetig zugespitzt: Der Mensch hat die Fähigkeit zu schöpferischem und zu zerstörerischem Handeln wie kein anderes Lebewesen. Anschaulich, unterhaltsam und stellenweise hochkomisch zeichnet Yuval Harari die Geschichte des Menschen nach und zeigt alle großen, aber auch alle ambivalenten Momente unserer Menschwerdung.

Laudato si

Author: Franziskus (Papst),
Publisher: Verlag Herder GmbH
ISBN: 9783451807367
Release Date: 2015-06-18
Genre: Religion

Mit großer Spannung wurde sie erwartet, auch von Nicht-Katholiken: Die Umwelt-Enzyklika von Papst Franziskus nimmt die heute entscheidenden Themen in den Blick; es geht um die geht um soziale, ökologische und politische Zusammenhänge. Wohl selten war ein päpstliches Schreiben so aktuell und brisant und vor allem relevant für alle Gesellschaftsschichten und Menschen weltweit. Mit "Laudato si" beweist Franziskus, dass die Kirche nach wie vor eine unverzichtbare Stimme im Diskurs zur Gestaltung der modernen Welt ist. Wer verstehen will, wie Papst und Kirche die großen Herausforderungen unserer Zeit bestehen wollen, kommt an diesem Werk nicht vorbei. Ein Muss für jeden, der an den drängenden Fragen unserer Zeit interessiert ist.

Complete Latin Beginner to Intermediate Book and Audio Course

Author: Gavin Betts
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781444794953
Release Date: 2014-08-15
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Complete Latin is a comprehensive course that takes you from beginner to advanced level. This ebook contains the text only and no audio content. -Learn proverbs - including those taken from Erasmus's collection, the Adagia -Move on to graded readings drawn from Martial, Vergil, Caesar, Cicero and other classical authors -31 learning units -Based on real Latin, not made-up sentences and stories -Packed with grammar, vocabulary and practice -Test Yourself - see and track your own progress -Revision website for extra practice Coming soon: get our companion app. Latin course: Teach Yourself is full of fun, interactive activities to support your learning with this course. Apple and Android versions available. Also available: Get Started in Beginner's Latin book and CD pack (ISBN 9781444176340). Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years.