Tag Archives: Arabic

Theater and Society in Ancient Greece (Theatre et societe dans la Grece antique)

  HISTORY Theater is probably the liveliest aspect of the Ancient Greek inheritance: the tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, and the comedies of Aristophanes have been produced and played throughout the centuries with the freedom which only great texts allow. But what do we know about the theatrical practices of the Greeks? For what purpose […]

Continue Reading Comments ( 0 )

Goodnight Girls Inc. (Mademoiselle Bonsoir)

THEATER PLAYS – CLASSICS Goodnight Girls Inc. (Mademoiselle Bonsoir) followed by The Queen of the Bitches (La reine des garces) Discover these two musicals by the author of the classic novel L’ECUME DES JOURS, that had never had been played or published before their publication with LE LIVRE DE POCHE in 2009, for the 50th anniversary […]

Continue Reading Comments ( 0 )

Theory of Travel. The Poetics of Geography (Theorie du voyage. Poetique de la geographie)

ACCESSIBLE PHILOSOPHY A small philosophical study on travel and travelers. Going away, following close on shepherds’ heels, is testing out a kind of an extremely pagan pantheism and finding out the traces of ancient gods […]. The choice of the whole planet for one’s own journey is a condemnation of everything that closes and enslaves: […]

Continue Reading Comments ( 0 )

Tragical Wisdom. The Good Use of Nietzsche (La Sagesse tragique. Du bon usage de Nietzsche)

ACCESSIBLE PHILOSOPHY An introduction to the Nietzschean philosophy One century after the death of Nietzsche, we haven’t yet considered how his philosophy brought huge revolutions. Indeed, several kinds of “parasites” have hindered us: a sister who distorted his legacy, two wars, and an ideology which brandished his name in order to be useful for causes […]

Continue Reading Comments ( 0 )

The Invention of Pleasure. Cyrenaic Fragments (L’Invention du plaisir. Fragments cyrenaiques)

PHILOSOPHY A Greek thought which considers the realization of pleasure as the main objective for wisdom In the field of ideas, the Greek invented everything. Among their forgotten inventions exists a hedonistic trend (for which the fulfillment of pleasure is the main aim of wisdom) that we call  Cyrenaic because it developed at Cyrene, in […]

Continue Reading Comments ( 0 )

Encyclopaedia of Freemasonry (Encyclopedie de la Franc-Maçonnerie)

ESOTERISM – ENCYCLOPAEDIA An international approach: more than 620 entries and 40 authors This Encyclopaedia of Freemasonry aims to fill a gap: in spite of many books dealing with the Royal Art, no reference work was ever conceived for a general audience with a concern for general knowledge that would, once and for all, ―take […]

Continue Reading Comments ( 0 )

A History of the Ancient Greek World (Histoire du monde grec antique)

HISTORY In one handy book, A History of the Ancient Greek World, which takes into account the latest discoveries, presents  a clear overview of a dazzling civilization, since prehistory to the transformation of the Greek world into Roman provinces. By making alternate a chronological relationship of the events and overall presentations, it also offers a clarification […]

Continue Reading Comments ( 0 )

A History of Slavery. From the Antiquity to Present Day (Une histoire de l’esclavage. De l’antiquite a nos jours)

HISTORY Slavery is the most horrendous of all the institutions and, for that very reason, one of the less well examined. Up to now, no book gave an overview of slavery from its origins to modern times : such is the gap that this book would like to fill. We find there the main stages […]

Continue Reading Comments ( 0 )

A History of Racism (Une histoire du racisme)

HISTORY Racism takes many shapes. All of them have an origin, a date and a place of birth. This book aims to examine their numerous genealogies. Skimming through the Greek-Roman world, Middle Ages and the classic period, it endeavours its forms in the XIXth and XXth centuries, from the Dreyfus affair to the Shoah, from […]

Continue Reading Comments ( 0 )

The Greek Sculpture (La Sculpture grecque)

HISTORY OF ART From the Charioteer of Delphi to the Parthenon friezes, from the Venus de Milo to the Victory of Samothrace… This book offers a journey through the splendors of Ancient Greece. Sculpting is THE Greek art and, as painting and music have almost disappeared, the only one we can follow in its continuing […]

Continue Reading Comments ( 0 )