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You will be surprised to see that some of these believes are still at the base of the modern western way of life.

The Ancient City: A Study of the Religion, Laws, and Institutions of Greece and Rome

Dec ufstel, vhatos rated it it was amazing. Sometimes to construct a merchant vessel of a certain tonnage, or to carry grain to Rome, was sufficient to obtain it. To ask other readers questions about The Ancient Cityplease sign up. Individuality was absorbed into the household gods, sacred fire, secret prayers, and other elements of a family faith, based on ancestor worship.

Trivia About The Ancient City The book ends with the introduction of Christianity. Si hay un libro que todo aficionado a la historia debe leer es “La ciudad antigua” de Fustel de Coulanges. Lo capta bien el autor cuando se pregunta: This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

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A Cidade Antiga

Those belonging to a family gens were deemed citizens but their clients, slaves and in Rome the plebeians held no stake in their governance. In the last chapter, de Coulanges provides a brief outline of how radically Christianity changed the culture and outlook of the Roman Empire and why it brought an end to the ancient conception of the city. Their set of values becomes logical, I wish I would have read it when I was little.

Excelent to de-alienate people from the misconceptions that western ilustrated ideology disseminated about antiquity’s civilazations to justifie their rebelion against the european Catholic Church, or simply, “Classical” Antiquity. Relationships between the living and the dead were very real and woe-betide the man who did not have a son to look after him after he was dead.


Apr 04, Frederick rated it it was amazing. Portuguese words that begin with fu. Mar 30, Daniel Polansky added it Shelves: No se me hizo para nada pesado de leer. Land could not be willed or sold, but was simply passed on to male heirs, who were obligated to continue the family worship.

Educalingo cookies are used to personalize ads and get web traffic statistics. The text in examines the birth of these institutions that subsequently resulted in primitive democracy. The text considers that the principles of Hindu, Greek and Roman religion originated from a primitive culture.

It’s hard to appreciate the radical nature of Christianity without the knowledge this book provides. The protests have had limited success In the face of blatant infringement of international law and human rights but have maintained the spirit of generations of human development. Load a random word. Remarkably well-argued cultural history of the Greco-Roman world. Bac S, ES et L Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Refresh and try again. It depends on how far the Ukrainians can shift the power from arbitrary rule of neighbouring states and internal hierarchies to the rule of law.

It seems quite unique. Books by Numa Denis Fustel de Coulanges. Now, ancient religion, the ancient family, and ancient polity of the Roman, Cidaee, Indian, and Near Eastern world make much more sense.

The essential idea is that no one living in the modern age although actually the book was written in the 19th century can adequately understand the thinking of the citizens of early Classic Greece and Rome, whose lives were entirely structured around a very primitive form of Indo-Aryan ancestor worship. As their beliefs and worldview changed, so did Greco-Roman culture change, giving rise to the Greek and Italian city states that later consolidated into the Roman Empire.


The Latins, therefore, became eager to obtain this title, and used atiga sorts of means to acquire it. Aya rated it it was amazing May 31, Fustel has an interesting thesis.

The book’s structure is simple, anyone can understand it.

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Fustel cites ancient Indian anfiga Hebrew texts as well as Greek and Roman sources. Paperbackpages. When we think of Greek and Roman religion, we immediately think of gods like Zeus, Athena, Apollo, and Venus and such, but de Coulanges goes even further back than that, to the domestic gods that were the dead ance I would give this book 6 or 7 stars if I could, but on Goodreads we are limited to 5, so 5 it is.

In this context, a study of Frazer’s The Golden Bough is also essential: With this influential study, French historian Numa Denis Fustel de Coulanges initiated a new approach to Greek and Roman city organization. I would give this book 6 or 7 stars if I could, but on Goodreads we are limited to 5, so 5 it is.

Feb 27, Rico Strinati added it Recommends it for: According to him we tend to romanticize the Greeks and Romans along rationalist lines, while neglecting the fact that not only were the mass of them following ancient religions, those religions were the basis of their laws.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. One simply cannot, in my opinion, understand anything about the history and origins of religion — and of society for the primitive social unit, the family, is primarily a religious unit — without a thorough mastery of this book.

An original scholar with a lot to say, much detailed information.