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Exemplarity and Narrative in the Greek Tradition

Douglas Cairns

in Defining Greek Narrative

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748680108
eISBN:
9780748697007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748680108.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Achilles’ remarks on the jars of Zeus at Iliad 24. 525ff) illustrate a characteristic archaic Greek attitude towards the nature and possibility of happiness. This ‘principle of alternation’ recurs in ... More


Sex and the Single Cryptogam

Lincoln Taiz and Lee Taiz

in Flora Unveiled: The Discovery and Denial of Sex in Plants

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190490263
eISBN:
9780190868673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190490263.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

As Chapter 17 makes clear, the asexualist/sexualists controversy continued even as Johann Hedwig and Karl von Nägel demonstrated the existence of sex in cryptogams by discovering the Alternation of ... More


Flora’s Secret Gardens

Lincoln Taiz and Lee Taiz

in Flora Unveiled: The Discovery and Denial of Sex in Plants

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190490263
eISBN:
9780190868673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190490263.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Wilhelm Hofmeister established the unity of the Plant Kingdom through the discovery of Alternation of Generations. In both cryptogams and flowering plants a diploid asexual stage, or sporophyte, ... More


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