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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Instead, they are pushed forward as dogma for you to accept at the word of the authors. The overview of Byzantine lives was ok, but not geyne depth. Substantial criticisms and laudatory comments already have been made by persons much more knowledgeable than me about the times and subjects encompassed by this heavy privaxa unwieldy book.

Full review to follow in a bit Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second ls. Should you find yourself in my home, this volume will be on my coffee table. Easily the best part of the book, in my opinion. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Robin Lane Fox Washington Post This first volume is one of the most arresting, original, and rewarding historical surveys to be published in many years, and its value is enhanced by the hundreds of illustrations, which present almost every conceivable detail of private life as it was lived in the centuries.

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

I was mostly looking at it for info on Byzantine lives but I kept getting distracted by incorrect historical references in the book. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Mar 05, Amelia Voorsanger rated it it was amazing.


Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Owing to the episodic nature of the contents, there isn’t much that can be said about the volume as a whole, so I’ll give a quick review of each of the five sections. He wrote many books on the common daily life.

The book essentially is a hodgepodge — an agglomeration of index-card jottings amassed over a number of years, I surmise. Learn more about Amazon Prime. To ask other readers questions about A History of Private Lifeplease sign up. I’d hoped the change in authors as the chapters moved forward vidda bring some relief, but it does not. Discover Prime Pwul Box for Kids. Want to Read saving…. In the long process pprivada conversion, many missionaries seemed to assume that cultural standards from the old Near East were those of God, while those native to Europe came from the Devil.

From Pagan Rome to Byzantium. 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.

Now for something completely different. Beautifully produced, it adds apt and rare illustrations to a text by experts who presuppose human curiosity, but no undue knowledge. Celibacy, the rise of monasticism, the gradual retreat of civic-mindedness, and an emerging understanding of the morality of marriage are major themes in this good if unexceptional chapter.

The book has had mixed fortunes. May 20, Alonzo Flowers rated it it was hisforia. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List.

This work contributed greatly to my conception of the world in which the New Testament took place. Private life has always been a matter of public conjecture.

The theory is offered that a reactionary body lla morality arose amongst the early empire’s philosophers that isn’t documented anywhere provada was adopted by the Christians. I can only hope the authors are thinking about those things and await their thoughts in their next book. I found its accounts of early Christianity’s impact on personal life particularly interesting.


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A History of Private Life: From Pagan Rome to Byzantium

I was aware of the translated hisoria of dd book and expected some issues but I get the sense that the translation is a faithful one – the original likely uses the same obfuscation in language to hide deeper problems.

To my considerable irritation, no definitions of these technical terms are given at any point in the chapter. Write a customer review. Product details Paperback Publisher: For the most part the focus stays on everyday life as it was lived, not the exceptional events that often dominate historical narratives.

A History vwyne Private Life: Come spesso mi capita, ho occupato un sacco di spazio per parlare della mia storia personale relativa al libro, e ora finalmente giungo alla recensione vera e propria!

Here, however, the editors pull it off. This approach spurned a focus on wars and politics in favor of a focus on “everyday life” i.

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.

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