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Anatomical Terms and their Derivation
Anatomical Terms and their Derivation

Anatomical terms are the vocabulary of medicine. Anatomy began as a descriptive science in the days when Latin was the universal scientific language. Early anatomists described the structures they saw in that language, comparing them to common and familiar objects, or borrowing terms from the Greek and Arabic masters before them. In anatomic...

Real-Time Stability Assessment in Modern Power System Control Centers
Real-Time Stability Assessment in Modern Power System Control Centers
This book answers the need for a practical, hands-on guide for assessing power stability in real time, rather than in offline simulations. Since the book is primarily geared toward the practical aspects of the subject, theoretical background is reduced to the strictest minimum. For the benefit of readers who may not be quite familiar with the...
Classification Algorithms for Codes and Designs (Algorithms and Computation in Mathematics)
Classification Algorithms for Codes and Designs (Algorithms and Computation in Mathematics)
This book considers one of the basic problems in discrete mathematics: given a collection of constraints, describe up to isomorphism all the objects that meet them. Only a handful of classification results for combinatorial objects are dated before the mid-20th century; indeed, it is through modern computers and recent developments in algorithms...
Dominicans, Muslims and Jews in the Medieval Crown of Aragon
Dominicans, Muslims and Jews in the Medieval Crown of Aragon
With their active apostolate of preaching and teaching, Dominican friars were important promoters of Latin Christianity in the borderlands of medieval Spain and North Africa. Historians have long assumed that their efforts to convert or persecute non-Christian populations played a major role in worsening relations between Christians, Muslims and...
The Stoic Sage: The Early Stoics on Wisdom, Sagehood and Socrates (Cambridge Classical Studies)
The Stoic Sage: The Early Stoics on Wisdom, Sagehood and Socrates (Cambridge Classical Studies)

After Plato and Aristotle, the Stoics, from the 3rd century BCE onwards, developed the third great classical conception of wisdom. This book offers a reconstruction of this pivotal notion in Stoicism, starting out from the two extant Stoic definitions, 'knowledge of human and divine matters' and 'fitting expertise'. It focuses...

Queenpins: Notorious Women Gangsters of The Modern Era
Queenpins: Notorious Women Gangsters of The Modern Era

The cut throat world of organized crime has long been dominated by men, and such macho godfathers and kingpins as Al Capone, John Dillinger, Pablo Escobar and John Gotti have become legendary. Yet, dig deep into the annals of crime and one can find smart, ambitious and ruthless women who have cracked the glass ceiling of the underworld and...

Eclipse for Dummies
Eclipse for Dummies
That’s what New York City Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia said back in 1934. Not
many people understood the meaning or the impact of Mayor LaGuardia’s
statement, because he said it in Latin. (“E finita la cuccagna,” said the mayor.)
But today, most people agree with the spirit of LaGuardia’s proclamation....
Business Services Orchestration: The Hypertier of Information Technology
Business Services Orchestration: The Hypertier of Information Technology

Business Services Orchestration (BSO) is a new, unique, far-reaching industry technology encompassing the art of harmoniously organizing the interactions between business services. These business services may represent internal business processes of organizations. Integration of many of these internal legacy, custom, and COTS applications may,...

Visual Basic .NET Power Tools
Visual Basic .NET Power Tools

We can ask heretical questions such as why OOP should be used in all programming situations as many of its proponents insist. We can question the wisdom of allowing C programmers to write the narratives and code examples for the Help system in VB.NET. We can wonder why structures are included in VB.NET if OOP experts insist that you should...

Professional Practice in Artificial Intelligence: IFIP 19th World Computer Congress, TC-12: Professional Practice Stream, August 21-24, 2006
Professional Practice in Artificial Intelligence: IFIP 19th World Computer Congress, TC-12: Professional Practice Stream, August 21-24, 2006
This volume presents proceedings from the 19th IFIP World Computer Congress in Santiago, Chile. The proceedings of the World Computer Congress are a product of the gathering of 2,000 delegates from more than 70 countries to discuss a myriad of topics in the ICT domain. Of particular note, this marks the first time that a World Computer Congress has...
The Rise and Decline of the State
The Rise and Decline of the State
The state, which since the middle of the seventeenth century has been the most important and most characteristic of all moderninstitutions, is in decline. From Western Europe to Africa, either voluntarily or involuntarily, many existing states are either combining into larger communities or falling apart. Regardless of whether they fall apart or...
The Ancient Sailing Season (Mnemosyne Supplements History and Archaeology of Classical Antiquity) (Latin Edition)
The Ancient Sailing Season (Mnemosyne Supplements History and Archaeology of Classical Antiquity) (Latin Edition)

A comprehensive examination of the effects of the shifting seasons on maritime trade, warfare and piracy durig antiquity, this book overturns many long-held assumptions concerning the capabilities of Graeco-Roman ships and sailors.

It is the long-standing belief among classical scholars that seafaring on the ancient Mediterranean
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