Cosmos in the ancient world /

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Imprint:Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2019.
©2019
Description:1 online resource ( xxii, 348 pages) : illustration
Language:English
Subject:Cosmology, Ancient.
Cosmology, Ancient.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11940525
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Other authors / contributors:Horky, Phillip Sidney, editor.
ISBN:9781108529082
1108529089
9781108542715
1108542719
9781108423649
1108423647
9781108438223
1108438229
Notes:Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 20 Jun 2019).
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Other form:Print version 9781108423649
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 7 Relating to the World, Encountering the Other: Plotinus on Cosmic and Human ActionChapter 8 Tradition and Innovation in the Kosmos-Polis Analogy; Chapter 9 Cosmic Choruses: Metaphor and Performance; Chapter 10 All the World's a Stage: Contemplatio Mundi in Roman Theatre; Chapter 11 The Architectural Representation of the Kosmos from Varro to Hadrian; Chapter 12 "The Deep-Sticking Boundary Stone": Cosmology, Sublimity, and Knowledge in Lucretius' De Rerum Natura and Seneca's Naturales Quaestiones
  • Chapter 13 Cosmic Spiritualism among the Pythagoreans, Stoics, Jews and Early ChristiansAfterword; Bibliography; Index Locorum; General Index