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As Van Seters presents it, early classical scholars such as F.
Anne Gosling was one of our links to past classical scholars who worked in South Africa.
A completely accurate reconstruction of the original was impossible due to gaps and illegible words, but classical scholars produced several editions, the most recent published in 1988.
Chittister draws in threads from classical scholars such as the author of Ecclesiastes, Cicero, and AElred of Clairvaux, "who wrote a theology on friendship founded on the belief that 'God is friendship.
But Classical scholars might feel that emphasis on Gibbon's place in the Enlightenment is perhaps at the cost of his response to the authors of antiquity.
The reserve of classical scholars, you might think.
Ithaca is one for the classical scholars based on the Odyssey.
Classical scholars are hampered by difficulties with translations from ancient Greek texts as well as differences in terms used by Plutarch in his description of Alexander's demise.
The move has infuriated classical scholars but delighted students, who could find revision much easier in future.
The classical Greeks were really nothing like us--at least that now seems the prevailing dogma of classical scholars of the last half-century.
In the first three centuries of Islam the classical doctrine of jihad was forged by Muslim jurists primarily in response to the imperial politics of the 'Abbasid caliphate on the one hand and the Byzantine empire on the other, abrogating the Makkan experience and predicating itself on selected verses of the Qur'an such as, "And fight them on until there is no more oppression and tumult (fitnah) and religion should be for God (2:193)", the classical scholars developed a doctrine of jihad in which the world is simply divided into a dichotomy of abodes: the territory of Islam (dar al-islam) and the territory of war (dar al-harb).
Muhammad Zuhayli, following many classical scholars, such as Imam al-Ghazali, goes on to assert that Islam legislates killing the apostate, punishing the heretic, censoring one who abandons prayer, or refuses to pay the poor due, in order to protect the sanctity of religion.
Classical scholars ought to be interested in Bruell's vindication of manuscript readings not usually accepted by editors, although they could cavil at John Burnet's reliance on careless manuscript collations in some of the more obscure dialogues.
One is by Jensson, who, besides pleading for a re-opening of the question of the Greek background of Petronius' Satyrica, offers an overview of the approaches to this topic by classical scholars of the 19th and 20th centuries.
The opening up of Italy to foreign excavations after the War led to the creation of major excavations there, with new opportunities for classical scholars to work outside of Greece.
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