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Le Mythe de Tirésias: Essai d’analyse structurale by Luc Brisson

By Luc Brisson

Pour dire les aventures de Tirésias le devin, les anciens Grecs disposaient de trois histoires.

La première (la plus répandue aussi) raconte remark Tirésias, témoin de l. a. copulation de deux serpents, frappa los angeles femelle et devint aussitôt une femme ; remark, pour retrouver le sexe masculin, il lui fallut assister une nouvelle fois aux amours des mêmes serpents et frapper le mâle. Cette expérience designated lui valut d'arbitrer une querelle entre Zeus et Héra : sommé de dire qui, de los angeles femme ou de l'homme, jouit le plus dans l'union sexuelle, il trancha en faveur de los angeles femme, s'attirant ainsi los angeles colère de los angeles decent Héra qui le frappa de cécité. Mais Zeus healthy de lui un devin et lui donna de vivre sept générations humaines.

Plus brièvement, l. a. seconde histoire dit remark le jeune Tirésias vit un jour los angeles nudité d'Athéna ; remark l. a. déesse l'aveugla mais, en échange de los angeles vue qu'elle lui prenait, lui accorda l'ouïe suraiguë du devin qui sait interpréter le cri des oiseaux.

Une troisième histoire multiplie à plaisir changements de sexe et métamorphoses, puisque Tirésias y est successivement fille, homme, femme, à nouveau homme puis femme, Tirésias soi-même, vieille femme et, pour finir, souris.

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The Interior Design Business Handbook by Mary V. Knackstedt

By Mary V. Knackstedt

Hundreds of thousands of inside layout pros have come to depend upon the internal layout enterprise guide for complete, obtainable insurance of the fundamental approaches, instruments, and strategies essential to deal with a profitable inside layout enterprise. The 5th variation of this crucial source has been revised to deal with the most recent developments and alterations within the box, with new and up-to-date fabric on enterprise measurement and constitution, development a model, consumer improvement, social networking and online marketing, funds, buying, know-how and software program courses, and different key parts. whole with greater than seventy five pattern types and letters, this 5th variation is a one-stop source for all elements of building and operating an inside layout business—from selecting a position and handling day by day operations to growing to be a enterprise and placing it up on the market. the entire options and approaches within the e-book are rooted in real-world event and are used day-by-day in profitable layout businesses through the usa. choked with useful details for solo practices and small organizations in addition to greater companies, this ebook is an critical source for professional execs in addition to inside designers who're at first in their occupation.

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European Values At The Turn Of The Millennium by Wilhelmus Antonius Arts, Loek Halman

By Wilhelmus Antonius Arts, Loek Halman

This quantity offers with Europe's variety and homogeneity on the flip of the millennium by way of basic price orientations. utilizing information from the 1999/2000 wave of the ecu Values examine the participants to this publication try and determine and provide causes and understandings of the styles within the uncomplicated values and attitudes which were ascertained in particular life-spheres, e.g., paintings and relaxation time, faith, morality, society and politics, kin and marriage. the result's a cultural map of Europe that captures the differences and similarities in price profiles of the Europeans.

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Soft architecture machines by Nicholas Negroponte

By Nicholas Negroponte

This e-book is an offspring of Negroponte's The structure Machine, released via The MIT Press in 1970. As is mostly the case the place desktops are concerned, the hot iteration is a number of orders of value extra strong than even its remarkably mind-extending mum or dad. the previous few years have represented a "passing from an idiom to a truth, following (not unavoidably consciously) notions set down in The structure Machine with an uncanny precision. The prognostications of enumerated in wanton myth were completed or even outmoded within the real structure computing device of 1972."

the overall assumption of this new publication is that the architect is an pointless or even dangerous intermediary among person, constantly altering wishes and the continual incorporation of these wishes into the outfitted surroundings. The ebook proposes a brand new form of structure with out architects, or even with no surrogate architects.

the 1st bankruptcy units forth as a rule what's all for studying to appreciate either the makings of intelligence and the making of structure. It unearths polarities in attitudes towards wondering pondering, and it appraises techniques—real and potential—that result in significant considered the process.

A extra direct research of architectural layout actions is gifted within the moment bankruptcy. Its target is to accomplish a better coupling among guy and computer, and it proposes sidestepping the conventional department of work within which guy and laptop are assigned initiatives that they're alleged to be respectively larger at. as a substitute, a three way partnership version is advised: guy and laptop are taken care of as equivalent companions, whilst candid sturdy friends.

The 3rd bankruptcy strikes past the architect—beyond the necessity for an out of doors designer's intervention among our wishes and their achievement. It asserts that every person should be the simplest architect for his personal wishes and doesn't require a paternalistic human or mechanical architect to dictate his ultimate decisions.

The final chapter—furthest out of all—looks towards destiny not just past the architect yet past structure as we all know it. right here structure machines usually are not easily used as aids within the layout of buildings—they function structures in themselves. guy will stay in dwelling, clever machines or cognitive actual environments which could instantly reply to his wishes or needs or whims. the probabilities are limitless and a problem to any mind's eye.

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Narrators, Narratees, and Narratives in Ancient Greek by Rene Nunlist, Angus M Bowie, Irene Jong

By Rene Nunlist, Angus M Bowie, Irene Jong

This can be the 1st in a sequence of volumes which jointly will offer a completely new historical past of old Greek (narrative) literature. Its association is formal instead of biographical. It lines the historical past of important narrative units, comparable to the narrator and his narratees, time, focalization, characterization, description, speech, and plot. It deals not just analyses of the dealing with of this kind of equipment via person authors, but additionally a bigger historic point of view at the demeanour during which it alterations through the years and is positioned to diverse makes use of by means of varied authors in several genres. the 1st quantity lays the root for all volumes to return, discussing the definition and limits of narrative, and the jobs of its manufacturer, the narrator, and recipient, the narratees.

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Hugh Clapperton into the Interior of Africa: Records of the by Jamie Lockhart, Paul Lovejoy

By Jamie Lockhart, Paul Lovejoy

Hugh Clapperton, Scottish explorer and diplomat, made expeditions into the internal of West Africa, the 1st around the Sahara wasteland and the second one inland from the Bight of Benin. His first day trip in 1822-24, crossed the Sahara to Borno. A moment day trip, additionally an legitimate challenge of the British executive, was once undertaken in 1825-27 and is the topic of this quantity. Clapperton's diaries were transcribed and reproduced in a sort as shut as attainable to the unique uncooked fabric.

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Studies in Asian Mission History, 1956-1998 (Studies in by Arnulf Camps

By Arnulf Camps

During this quantity the miscellaneous writings of Arnulf Camps are released. They care for the actions of Catholic missionaries over the past 5 centuries in 9 international locations located among Turkey and Japan. This examine desirous about the invention of hidden, unknown or forgotten assets. New insights have been received into: the reception of the Christian religion in China and Japan; the missionary efforts to go into the tycoon Empire; the composition of the 1st Sanskrit grammar via a western student; the debatable research of Islam through a Franciscan missionary in China; the useless try and input Afghanistan by way of Mill Hill missionaries; the pioneering paintings of the founding father of Catholic schooling in Kandy; the coverage and perform of creating neighborhood church buildings in China, India and Vietnam; and the missionary reform via the 1st Apostolic Delegate in China.

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