Download Flavius Philostratus: Heroikos Φιλοστράτου Ἡρωϊκός by Philostratus, translated with an introduction and notes by PDF

By Philostratus, translated with an introduction and notes by Jennifer K. Berenson Maclean and Ellen Bradshaw Aitken

Philostratus's Heroikos, to be had the following in English for the first time, is a fictional discussion set on the tomb of Protesilaos, the first hero to die within the Trojan struggle. Returning to lifestyles, Protesilaos unearths his insights approximately Homer, the Trojan conflict, its heroes, and their cults. The writer of the lifetime of Apollonius of Tyana the following molds heroic traditions to advertise for his personal day a renewed Greek cultural and non secular outlook, delivering clean fabric for evaluating the development of cultural identification through numerous groups--including the early Christians--in the Roman Empire and overdue Antiquity. of their advent and notes, Maclean and Aitken, educated within the classics and early Christianity, speak about how matters of authority, published wisdom, non secular perform, and gender have been handled during this early-third-century C.E. textual content. With Greek textual content and English translation on dealing with pages, an in depth thesaurus and maps, this quantity deals an insightful creation to the Heroikos for either students and scholars.

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Download The VES Handbook of Visual Effects: Industry Standard VFX by Jeffery A. Okun, Susan Zwerman PDF

By Jeffery A. Okun, Susan Zwerman

Knowledge from the easiest and the brightest within the undefined, this visible results bible belongs at the shelf of an individual operating in or meaning to paintings in VFX. The e-book covers concepts and recommendations all VFX artists, manufacturers, and supervisors want to know, from preproduction, to electronic personality construction and compositing of either live-action and CG elements.In-depth classes on stereoscopic moviemaking, colour administration and electronic intermediates are integrated, in addition to chapters on interactive video games and entire animation authored via artists from EA and Dreamworks respectively. Written by way of 88 best major visible results practitioners and overlaying every little thing approximately visible results from pre-production, creation, and post-production.Simply essential ebook for somebody operating in or eager to paintings within the VFX industry.* Authoritative box advisor from the well known visible results Society offers strategies and perception from the simplest of the simplest in VFX* four colour presentation and visuals from Hollywood function movies offer readers with proposal* study extra talents from the bonus chapters to be had on www. VESHandbookofVFX.com--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Энциклопедия по созданию визуальных эффектов в кино, видео, мультфильмах и играх от профессионалов.

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Download Thousand Shades of Green by Pieter Winsemius (Author), Ulrich Guntram (Author) PDF

By Pieter Winsemius (Author), Ulrich Guntram (Author)

'What does it suggest for the environment?' is a strategic corollary of virtually any major company determination this day, and firms needs to take heavily their duties to regulators, buyers, staff and the broader society. one thousand colors of eco-friendly is aimed toward enterprise leaders short of a transparent figuring out of the major company environmental demanding situations and the perception and imaginative and prescient to fulfill them - imperatives reminiscent of enticing stakeholders and constructing partnerships, knowing the policy-making approach, forming company responses and drafting environmental administration innovations - with the promise of actual aggressive virtue for his or her businesses. Drawing on their large consultancy adventure with the most innovative businesses worldwide, the authors learn why and the way companies needs to confront the quickly constructing time table set by means of environmental constraints and social and regulatory strain. They determine the company environmental problem with that of swap administration and recommend a popularity that there's no unmarried procedure or endgame appropriate to all businesses - there are one thousand colours of eco-friendly. merely via pursuing thorough, reflective, constant, aggressive and proactive recommendations will companies be ready to steer clear of being embroiled in expensive and intricate reactive techniques.

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Download 'I, too, am America'': archaeological studies of by Theresa A. Singleton PDF

By Theresa A. Singleton

The ethical venture archaeology set in movement through black activists in the Nineteen Sixties and Nineteen Seventies sought to inform the tale of usa citizens, really African americans, forgotten via the written list. this day, the archaeological examine of African-American existence isn't any longer easily an attempt to catch unrecorded elements of black heritage or to exhume the history of a overlooked neighborhood. Archaeologists now realize that one can't absolutely understand the ecu colonial event within the Americas with no knowing its African counterpart.This selection of essays displays and extends the extensive spectrum of scholarship coming up from this increased definition of African-American archaeology, treating such matters because the research and illustration of cultural identification, race, gender, and sophistication; cultural interplay and alter; kinfolk of energy and domination; and the sociopolitics of archaeological perform. "I, Too, Am the United States" expands African-American archaeology into an inclusive ancient imaginative and prescient and identifies promising parts for destiny examine.

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