Fire and civilization
Allen Lane, 1992 - 247 oldal
The diverse disciplines of history, anthropology, archaeology, psychology, and literature come together in an exploration of humankind's use of, and obsession with, fire. Science Bk Club Main.
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Even more interesting for what it reveals about the links between external
constraint and self-restraint is the following instruction for temple servants:
Further: Be very cautious with the matter of fire. If there is a festival in the temple,
guard the fire ...
In the Laws (745b, 848d) he put her on a par with Zeus and Athena; the main
temple in Plato's ideal city would be dedicated to this divine trio. This, however,
was never to be more than a wishful thought. While Hestia was a generally
Rome, by contrast, had in its city centre a temple fire dedicated to Vesta which
signified both the religious and the political unity - at first of the Republic and later
of the Empire. Like all temple fires, the Vestal fire served purely ceremonial ...
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FIRE AND CIVILIZATIONFelhasználói ismertető - Kirkus
An offbeat, interesting view of the rise of civilization in relation to the control of fire. From hearths and hellfire to firearms, fission, and fusion, Dutch sociologist Goudsblom (University of ... Teljes értékelés elolvasása
Fire Civilization The domestication of fire as a civilizing process Plan
The stage of predominantly passive use of fire The transition to active use of fire
The widening gap between humans and other animals Clearing land Cooking
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