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Download E-books Debris-flow Hazards and Related Phenomena (Springer Praxis Books / Geophysical Sciences) PDF

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By Oldrich Hungr Matthias Jakob

With weather swap and deforestation, particles flows and particles avalanches became the main major landslide risks in lots of nations. lately there were a variety of particles circulation avalanches in Southern Europe, South the USA and the Indian Subcontinent, leading to significant catastrophes and big demise. this can be for this reason a big high-profile challenge for the world's governments and for the engineers and scientists involved. Matthias Jakob and Oldrich Hungr are ideal to edit this e-book. Matthias Jakob has labored on particles movement for over a decade and has had a variety of papers released at the subject, in addition to operating as a specialist on particles movement for municipal and provincial governments. Oldrich Hungr has labored on website investigations on particles move, avalanches and rockfall, with emphasis on slope balance research and assessment of hazards to roads in built-up components. He has additionally built mathematical types for landslide dynamic research. they've got invited world-renowned specialists to joint them during this publication.

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Download E-books Ammianus After Julian: the Reign of Valentinian and Valens in Books 26-31 of the Res Gestae (Mnemosyne, Bibliotheca Classica Batava Supplementum) PDF

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By den Boeft, (ed.), Drijvers, J.W. (ed.), Hengst, D. den (ed.), Teitler, H.C. (ed.)

The papers during this quantity deal with old, historiographical and literary elements of the final six books of Ammianus Marcellinus Res Gestae, which take care of the interval among the loss of life of Julian (363) and the Roman defeat at Hadrianople (378).

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Download E-books Appian: Roman History, Vol. II, Books 8.2-12 (Loeb Classical Library No. 3) PDF

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By Appian, Horace White

Appian (Appianus) used to be a Greek legitimate of Alexandria. He observed the Jewish uprising of 116 CE, and later turned a Roman citizen and recommend and bought the rank of eques (knight). In his older years he held a procuratorship. He died in the course of the reign of Antoninus Pius who was once emperor 138–161 CE. sincere admirer of the Roman empire even though unaware of the associations of the sooner Roman republic, he wrote, within the easy 'common' dialect, 24 books of 'Roman affairs', in reality conquests, from the beginnings to the days of Trajan (emperor 98–117 CE). 11 have come all the way down to us entire, or approximately so, specifically these at the Spanish, Hannibalic, Punic, Illyrian, Syrian, and Mithridatic wars, and 5 books at the Civil Wars. they're precious documents of army background. The Loeb Classical Library variation of Appian is in 4 volumes.

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Download E-books The Books of Sorcery, Vol.5: The Roll of Glorious Divinity II (Exalted RPG) PDF

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By White Wolf

A advisor to the Spirits of Malfeas and the Underworld during this 5th of Exalted s 5 Books of Sorcery, the character and powers of the myriad of ghosts and demons that experience endangered construction because the Primordial battle are explored. Eschewing the Cycle of Reincarnation, ghosts are an affront to the ordinary order, bringing extra energy to the Neverborn via their very life, or even extra so during the Ancestor Cult, which promotes ghost worship. Demons, in the meantime, are the spawn of the imprisoned Yozis, referred to as forth from Malfeas to do the desire of strong sorcerers or escaped into the area the place they may reason havoc and do the desire in their trapped progenitors. Will the back Lawgivers reach curtailing those spirits impression on production, or are even the Solars endangered through the machinations of those beings and their dire masters?

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Download E-books Discourses, Volume I, Books 1-2 (Loeb Classical Library) PDF

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By Epictetus, W.A. Oldfather (ed.)

Epictetus used to be a crippled Greek slave of Phrygia in the course of Nero's reign (54–68 CE) who heard lectures via the Stoic Musonius ahead of he used to be freed. Expelled with different philosophers by way of the emperor Domitian in 89 or ninety two he settled completely in Nicopolis in Epirus. There, in a faculty which he known as 'healing position for ailing souls', he taught a realistic philosophy, information of which have been recorded by means of Arrian, a pupil of his, and live to tell the tale in 4 books of Discourses and a smaller Encheiridion, a guide which provides in brief the executive doctrines of the Discourses. He it seems that lived into the reign of Hadrian (117–138 CE). Epictetus used to be a instructor of Stoic ethics, large and company in procedure, chic in proposal, and now funny, now unhappy or critical in spirit. How should still one dwell righteously? Our god-given will is our paramount ownership, and we mustn't ever covet others'. We mustn't ever face up to fortune. guy is a part of a method; people are reasoning beings (in feeble our bodies) and needs to agree to god's brain and the desire of nature. Epictetus provides us additionally with a stinky photo of the precise (Stoic) guy. The Loeb Classical Library variation of Epictetus is in volumes.

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Download E-books Companion to Concrete Mathematics: Two Volumes Bound as One: Volume I: Mathematical Techniques and Various Applications, Volume II: Mathematical Ideas, Modeling and Applications (Dover Books on Mathematics) (Paperback) - Common PDF

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By By (author) Z. A. Melzak

A two-volume remedy in one binding, this supplementary textual content stresses intuitive charm and ingenuity. It employs actual analogies, encourages challenge formula, and offers problem-solving tools. 1973 and 1976 variations.

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