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Apocalypse is the Mother of Beauty – By Ed Simon

Apocalypse is the Mother of Beauty – By Ed Simon

Ed Simon June 20, 2016 0

Consider, Boethius. He was a descendent of a noble Italian family, a beneficiary of a classical education, and in some ways the last of the Romans. In the sixth century he found himself accused

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Can “Late Antiquity” Be Saved? – By Philip Rousseau

Can “Late Antiquity” Be Saved? – By Philip Rousseau

Philip Rousseau September 19, 2015 0

Philip Rousseau in the Late Antiquity and the New Humanities Forum I confess I’ve sometimes wondered whether we shouldn’t abandon the term “late antiquity.” I’m equally ready to admit it can’t be a serious

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Late Antiquity Dissolves – By Anthony Kaldellis

Late Antiquity Dissolves – By Anthony Kaldellis

Anthony Kaldellis September 18, 2015 0

Anthony Kaldellis in the Late Antiquity and the New Humanities Forum ※ Visit the Forum home to see all of the essays. ※ Late antiquity is commonly regarded as a period, but it has increasingly become

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Late Ancient Judaism: Beyond Border Lines – By Mira Balberg

Late Ancient Judaism: Beyond Border Lines – By Mira Balberg

Mira Balberg September 17, 2015 0

Mira Balberg in the Late Antiquity and the New Humanities Forum ※ Visit the Forum home to see all of the essays. ※ At the turn of the fourth century CE there lived in Caesarea, a

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<i>Pro nobis fabula narratur</i>: Late Antiquity as Art and Fantasy – By Catherine M. Chin

Pro nobis fabula narratur: Late Antiquity as Art and Fantasy – By Catherine M. Chin

Catherine M. Chin September 16, 2015 0

Catherine M. Chin in the Late Antiquity and the New Humanities Forum ※ Visit the Forum home to see all of the essays. ※ The poet Christopher Logue, in his account of books 3

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Late Antiquity and the New Humanities: An Open Forum

Late Antiquity and the New Humanities: An Open Forum

Ellen Muehlberger September 16, 2015 0

Ellen Muehlberger introduces the forum on Late Antiquity and the New Humanities The five essays in this forum developed from remarks in a panel organized by Heidi Marx-Wolf (University of Manitoba) at the May 2015

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The Paradox of <i>wu-wei</i> – By Andrew B. Irvine

The Paradox of wu-wei – By Andrew B. Irvine

Andrew B. Irvine September 2, 2014 0

Andrew B. Irvine on Edward Slingerland’s Trying not to Try Almost all the arts of life are enhanced when performed with unselfconscious spontaneity — think shooting hoops, playing a complicated musical passage, dining with

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