Ludus apprendre le latin en jouant
Vous débutez l'apprentissage du latin ou souhaitez réviser vos connaissances de base tout en vous amusant ? Ce " Bloc-notes " est pour vous ! Il présente en 45 fiches très claires, suivies d'exercices ludiques, l'essentiel sur la mythologie, la civilisation, la langue latine, la littérature, le vocabulaire à connaître... Après l'avoir lu, vous aurez plusieurs options possibles : Une envie d'en savoir plus, surtout après une incursion passionnante dans la mythologie latine ; Une révélation : le latin vit toujours et baigne notre quotidien ! ; La certitude que notre propre civilisation doit beaucoup à celle des Romains ; Une agréable surprise : étudier le latin permet de mieux comprendre la langue française et de manier ses subtilités ; Le désir de découvrir la littérature antique.
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The Satires of Horace offer a hodgepodge of genres and styles: philosophy and bawdry; fantastic tales and novelistic vignettes; portraits of the poet, his contemporaries, and his predecessors; jibes, dialogue, travelogue, rants, and recipes; and poetic effects in a variety of modes. For all their apparent lightheartedness, however, the poems both illuminate and bear the marks of a momentous event in world history, one in which Horace himself played an active role--the death of the Roman Republic and the birth of the Principate. John Svarlien's lively blank-verse translation reflects the wide range of styles and tones deployed throughout Horace's eighteen sermons or conversations, deftly reproducing their distinctive humor while tracking the poet's changing mannerisms and moods. David Mankin's Introduction offers a brief account of the political upheavals in which Horace participated as well as the social setting in which his Satires were produced, and points up hallmarks of the poet's distinctive brand of satire. His detailed commentary offers a behind-the-scenes look at Roman society and an often between-the-lines examination of a key work of one of Rome's sharpest observers.
The author of the 400,000-copy bestseller On Killing reveals how violent video games have ushered in a new era of mass homicide--and what we must do about it. Paducah, Kentucky, 1997: a 14-year-old boy shoots eight students in a prayer circle at his school. Littleton, Colorado, 1999: two high school seniors kill a teacher, twelve other students, and then themselves. Utoya, Norway, 2011: a political extremist shoots and kills sixty-nine participants in a youth summer camp. Newtown, Connecticut, 2012: a troubled 20-year-old man kills 20 children and six adults at the elementary school he once attended. What links these and other horrific acts of mass murder? A young person's obsession with video games that teach to kill. Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, who in his perennial bestseller On Killingrevealed that most of us are not "natural born killers" - and who has spent decades training soldiers, police, and others who keep us secure to overcome the intrinsic human resistance to harming others and to use firearms responsibly when necessary - turns a laser focus on the threat posed to our society by violent video games. Drawing on crime statistics, cutting-edge social research, and scientific studies of the teenage brain, Col. Grossman shows how video games that depict antisocial, misanthropic, casually savage behavior can warp the mind - with potentially deadly results. His book will become the focus of a new national conversation about video games and the epidemic of mass murders that they have unleashed.
The Politics of Exile in Latin America
The Politics of Exile in Latin America provides a systematic analysis of exile as a mechanism of institutional exclusion and its historical development.
“One of the most mesmerizing and important books I’ve read in quite some time. Alter brilliantly illuminates the new obsessions that are controlling our lives and offers the tools we need to rescue our businesses, our families, and our sanity.” —Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of Originals and Give and Take Welcome to the age of behavioral addiction—an age in which half of the American population is addicted to at least one behavior. We obsess over our emails, Instagram likes, and Facebook feeds; we binge on TV episodes and YouTube videos; we work longer hours each year; and we spend an average of three hours each day using our smartphones. Half of us would rather suffer a broken bone than a broken phone, and Millennial kids spend so much time in front of screens that they struggle to interact with real, live humans. In this revolutionary book, Adam Alter, a professor of psychology and marketing at NYU, tracks the rise of behavioral addiction, and explains why so many of today's products are irresistible. Though these miraculous products melt the miles that separate people across the globe, their extraordinary and sometimes damaging magnetism is no accident. The companies that design these products tweak them over time until they become almost impossible to resist. By reverse engineering behavioral addiction, Alter explains how we can harness addictive products for the good—to improve how we communicate with each other, spend and save our money, and set boundaries between work and play—and how we can mitigate their most damaging effects on our well-being, and the health and happiness of our children. Adam Alter's previous book, Drunk Tank Pink: And Other Unexpected Forces that Shape How We Think, Feel, and Behave is available in paperback from Penguin.
Histoire des femmes en Occident
Projet démesuré que de couvrir près de vingt siècles d'histoire du monde antique gréco-romain, de parcourir un espace qui va des rivages de la Méditerranée à ceux des mers du Nord, des colonnes d'Héraklès aux rives de l'Indus, de se plonger dans des documents aussi divers que les tombes d'une nécropole, la stèle inscrite plaquée aux murs du sanctuaire, le rouleau de papyrus, la scène peinte sur la panse d'un vase... et une littérature grecque et latine qui, si elle n'a pas donné la parole aux femmes, a beaucoup parlé d'elles. On l'aura deviné, ce livre n'a pas pour fonction de remplacer l'énorme production qui existe en ce domaine. Il aborde un petit nombre seulement des questions qui nous ont paru importantes pour aider à comprendre la place des femmes dans le monde antique et, plus encore peut-être, dans la perspective d'un ensemble de volumes traitant de l'histoire des femmes, comprendre les fondements d'habitudes mentales, de mesures juridiques, d'institutions sociales qui ont duré des siècles en Occident.
The first book in the exhilarating new fantasy sequence from Joseph Delaney, the multi-million-selling author of The Spook's Apprentice. Welcome to Arena 13. Here warriors fight. Death is never far away . . . Leif has one ambition: to become the best fighter in the notorious Arena 13. Here, punters place wagers on which fighter will draw first blood. And in grudge matches, they bet on which fighter will die. But the country is terrorized by the creature Hob, an evil being who delights in torturing its people, displaying his devasting power by challenging an Arena 13 combatant in a fight to the death whenever he chooses. And this is exactly what Leif wants . . . For he knows Hob's crimes well. and at the heart of his ambition burns the desire for vengeance. Leif is going to take on the monster who destroyed his family. Even if it kills him.
The Three Ladies of London
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