Paul Veyne (Editor).,. Georges Duby (Editor) .. Foram poucas as vezes que eu li sentindo que eu estava aprendendo algo a mais da história. Espero que os. View all 31 copies of HISTORIA DE LA VIDA PRIVADA. DE LA Paul Veyne; Peter Brown; Evelyne Patlagean; Michel Rouche; Yvon Thebert. Published by. Historia de la vida privada (Tomo 2) by Paul Veyne; Peter Brown; Evelyne Patlagean; Michel Rouche; Yvon Thebert and a great selection of similar Used, New.

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Using illuminating motifs, the authors weave a rich, colorful fabric ornamented with the results of new research and the broad interpretations that only masters of the subject can provide. Much of this history is fussy, timid, non-committal and ‘jaunty’, in that it lurches about then with a grand histrionic swoosh, it drills down into a micro-focus on the most unexpected and undeserving subjects.

Gardner Times Higher Education Supplement This absorbingly illustrated series is intent on presenting the past with both physical immediacy and with as little academic fuss as possible.

Each chronological segment is written by a different author. The emergence of Christianity in the West and the triumph of Christian morality with its emphasis on abstinence, celibacy, and austerity is startlingly contrasted with the profane and undisciplined private life of the Byzantine Empire.

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Rather, using the written and material record, the authors discuss what various social classes thought of themselves, their superiors and peers.

We really can’t see the forest for the trees here, notwithstanding that a great many trees evidently are missing. Lo stesso Veyne, poi, ha uno stile di scrittura un po’ troppo “immaginifico” per i miei gusti, e alcuni passaggi del suo testo francamente sono abbastanza oscuri: For example, Alexios Comnenus was the nephew of Isaac Comnenus, not his brother.


This history, starting with this and expanding ve currently five volumes, reveals in extensive detail and hugely informative illustrations, how the concept has been perceived and treated.

Un repaso por la moralidad y las costumbres de Roma sin centrarse en las clases superiores.

The overview of Byzantine lives was ok, but not in depth. Lots of information, of course, but the writers could not draw me in.

A History of Private Life: From Pagan Rome to Byzantium

Roger Kimball Wall Street Journal A book which makes the reader think, teasing and encouraging with spicy details, long views, a capacity for the unexpected insight. Instead, it views history as a tautology which likely acts pzul re-enforce the beliefs of its authors.

This is a great book on Rome. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Only a quarter of the way there three other volumes to go but still it opens up the theme with a rounded look that includes texts, letters, architecture, painting, and all hiztoria of material culture. There is some excellent insight into the changing role of the church and standards privads morality though.

I thought the section on Byzantium was thin, omitting depth of coverage on the evolution of public games and exhibitions. Amazing insight into history and its similarities to today’s life.

This is a time period I’m pretty familiar histkria, but still – I’m learning quite a bit. The theory is offered that a reactionary body of morality arose amongst the early empire’s philosophers that isn’t documented anywhere that was adopted by the Christians.

Vene or editors make mistakes. Wonderful book except for the Roman Architecture chapter. Ships from and sold by Nilvera LLC. Oggi con questa somma poco ci manca che non arrivi a comprare un libro di pagine. Not the best I’ve read in these series. Aug 18, BarryP rated it really liked it. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.


A History of Private Life: From Pagan Rome to Byzantium by Philippe Ariès

And sadly, there are some serious deeper problems. Pahl 01, Colin rated it really liked it Shelves: Jul 18, Rebecca rated it really liked it Shelves: Read reviews that mention private life roman empire domestic architecture roman africa middle ages michel foucault architecture in roman pagan rome early middle empire chapter authors byzantine byzantium section volume centuries era example marriage text.

The section on uses of the house and broader social relationships, based on evidence from Roman colonies in Africa, vlda most rewarding for me. Looking forward to the remaining 3 volumes.

There’s a chapter by Brown in here too, who I love, so that’s particularly awesome. May 20, Alonzo Flowers rated it it was ok. Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc. Part one of a five part history, written in the fashion of the Annales school. Explore the Home Gift Guide. The idea is stated not offered that these people joined the church instead as a means to control their patriarchy through intimacy which is supposedly supported by the change in view regarding marriage. Highly recommended to those with an interest in private life during those periods. Feb 11, Paul rated it liked it Shelves: This, the first volume of what I believe has become a series of five, is a cultural history of ancient Rome by means of an assemblage of essays on various topics by an international cast of authorities.

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