In The Book of the Twelve: Composition, Reception, and Interpretation, an international group of biblical scholars discuss different aspects of the formation, interpretation, and reception of the Book of the Twelve as a literary unity.
Brill's Companion to the Reception of Sophocles offers a comprehensive account of the reception of Sophocles’ plays over the centuries, across cultures and within a range of different fields, such as literature, intellectual history, visual arts, music, dance, stage and cinema.
This vintage book offers the reader a comprehensive, elementary course in learning to play the organ, specially designed for those with absolutely no previous musical training. Written in clear, simple language and full of helpful diagrams, “The Brill System of Organ Instruction” will be of considerable utility to those looking to begin their musical journey with the organ. Contents include: “Rudiments of the Organ”, “Note Values”, “Drummer Boy”, “Question and Answer”, “Up the Stairs and Down the Stairs”, “Chords”, “Cradle Song”, “Cradle Song”, “3/4 Time”, “Inverted Chords”, “Home Sweet Home”, “Lightly Row”, “A Study in Fingering”, “Swanee River”, “The Skating Song”, “A Circle Waltz”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new introduction on the history of the organ.
In Brill'Companion to Military Defeat in Ancient Mediterranean Society, Jessica H. Clark and Brian Turner compile original case studies that examine how Near Eastern, Greek, and Roman societies addressed – or failed to address – their military defeats and casualties of war.
The present collection samples the most current approaches to Lucan’s poem, its themes, its dialogue with other texts, its reception in medieval and early modern literature, and its relevance to audiences of all times.