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Veyne, Paul 1930-

Overview
Works: 271 works in 908 publications in 10 languages and 11,123 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Editor, Translator, Publishing director, Interviewee, Director, Other, Originator
Classifications: DG312, 937.06
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Paul Veyne
Did the Greeks believe in their myths? : an essay on the constitutive imagination by Paul Veyne( Book )
46 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comment on écrit l'histoire; essai d'épistémologie by Paul Veyne( Book )
68 editions published between 1971 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le premier essai qui tente de répondre à la question "Qu'est-ce que l'histoire?" a été salué par la critique internationale comme un événement et a donné lieu à de nombreux débats. Dans le texte inédit qui occupe la dernière partie du volume, l'auteur tente de montrer l'utilité pratique de la méthode du philosophe Michel Foucault qu'il considère comme un "historien achevé"
Roman erotic elegy : love, poetry, and the West by Paul Veyne( Book )
31 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Writing history ; essay on epistemology by Paul Veyne( Book )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le pain et le cirque : sociologie historique d'un pluralisme politique by Paul Veyne( Book )
33 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bread and circuses : historical sociology and political pluralism by Paul Veyne( Book )
14 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Studie over waarom de Griekse en Romeinse keizers en hun notabelen zich verplicht zagen om de armen te voorzien van brood en vermaak
Foucault : his thought, his character by Paul Veyne( Book )
22 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michel Foucault and Paul Veyne: the philosopher and the historian. Two major figures in the world of ideas, resisting all attempts at categorization. Two timeless thinkers who have long walked and fought together. In this short book Paul Veyne offers a fresh portrait of his friend and relaunches the debate about his ideas and legacy. 'Foucault is not who you think he is', writes Veyne; he stood neither on the left nor on the right and was frequently disowned by both. He was not so much a structuralist as a sceptic, an empiricist disciple of Montaigne, who never ceased in his work to reflect on
The Roman Empire by Paul Veyne( Book )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This compact book - which appeared earlier in the multivolume series A History of Private Life - is a history of the Roman Empire in pagan times. It is an interpretation setting forth in detail the universal civilization of the Romans - so much of it Hellenic - that later gave way to Christianity. The civilization, culture, literature, art, and even religion of Rome are discussed in this masterly work by a leading scholar."--BOOK JACKET
René Char en ses poèmes by Paul Veyne( Book )
21 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seneca : the life of a stoic by Paul Veyne( Book )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Seneca's philosophical writings remain our core source for Stoic thought, and their influence, always immense, continues to be felt. Veyne's authoritative exposition of Stoicism, and the interconnections between Seneca's life and thought, make this book ideal reading for anyone interested in Roman history and philosophy. This compact and compelling book is an introduction to the life and philosophy of one of the ancient world's greatest thinkers by one of the great historians of our own time."--BOOK JACKET
From pagan Rome to Byzantium ( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When our world became Christian, 312-394 by Paul Veyne( Book )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This short book by one of France's leading historians deals with a big question: how was it that Christianity, that masterpiece of religious invention, managed, between 300 and 400 AD, to impose itself upon the whole of the Western world? In his erudite and inimitable way, Paul Veyne suggests three possible explanations. Was it because a Roman emperor, Constantine, who was master of the Western world at the time, became a sincere convert to Christianity and set out to Christianize the whole world in order to save it?Or was it because, as a great emperor, Constantine need
La Société romaine by Paul Veyne( Book )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in French and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La remise en cause d'un certain nombre d'idées reçues à propos de la société romaine. L'auteur traite, par exemple, des avantages et même de la nécessité d'être esclave, du mépris de l'idée d'économie
L'empire gréco-romain by Paul Veyne( Book )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in French and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vision d'ensemble de l'Empire gréco-romain qui bouleverse bien des idées reçues. La mondialisation actuelle, par exemple, devrait être appelée la seconde mondialisation, la première étant précisément celle de cet Empire gréco-romain qui a dominé, pendant plus de quatre siècles une surface de terre partagée aujourd'hui entre 30 nations
Quand notre monde est devenu chrétien, (312-394) by Paul Veyne( Book )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in French and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cette étude montre comment le christianisme est devenu une religion licite par la conversion de Constantin. Elle analyse notamment le rapport des païens et des chrétiens au divin, montre que l'empereur est le souverain personnellement chrétien d'un Empire qui a intégré l'Eglise et étudie le concept de césaro-papisme. En fin d'ouvrage, réflexion sur les racines chrétiennes de l'Europe
Foucault, sa pensée, sa personne by Paul Veyne( Book )
17 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in French and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le philosophe, collègue et ami de Michel Foucault, fait le portrait de ce dernier et présente les grands thèmes de sa pensée philosophique et politique
Les mystères du Gynécée by Paul Veyne( Book )
9 editions published in 1998 in French and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La célèbre fresque qu'orne la villa romaine dite des Mystères, à Pompéi, sert d'arrière-plan à ces trois études. Celle de P. Veyne propose une vision poétique de l'univers des femmes à l'ombre de Dionysos ; F. Lissarague analyse plus spécifiquement l'imagerie grecque du gynécée ; F. Frontisi-Ducroux décrypte, dans le domaine de l'érotique grecque, les modalités et les stratégies de regard
L'inventaire des différences : leçon inaugurale au Collège de France by Paul Veyne( Book )
14 editions published between 1976 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sexe et pouvoir à Rome by Paul Veyne( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in French and Spanish and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Réunit des études parues dans le magazine l'"Histoire" sur la morale, les pratiques et les perversions sexuelles à Rome confrontées à l'image de la sexualité et de l'érotisme romain véhiculée par les oeuvres d'art et la littérature antiques
The making of late antiquity by Peter Brown( Book )
5 editions published between 1978 and 1999 in German and French and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book explores the significant changes that took place in the classical world between the late second and early fourth centuries. A new elitism in religion had its parallel in society as a whole and a wide polarization of the wealthy and the poor developed, as unbridled ambition made the sharp distinction between the rulers and the ruled. --From publisher's description
 
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Alternative Names
Bein, Pol
Vein, Pol
Vèjn, Pol'.
Ven, Pōl 1930-
Veyne, Paul
بول فيين، 1930-
ヴェーヌ, ポール
Languages
French (245)
English (78)
German (29)
Spanish (19)
Japanese (8)
Italian (5)
Portuguese (2)
Belarusian (1)
Greek, Modern (1)
Dutch (1)
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