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Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Adbusters is a not-for-profit, reader-supported journal interested in the erosion of our actual and cultural environments by means of advertisement forces. considering 1989, the journal has been featured in 1000s of different and mainstream newspapers, magazines, tv and radio indicates. identified world wide for sparking Occupy Wall road, Adbusters is additionally liable for social media campaigns corresponding to purchase not anything Day and electronic Detox Week.

Included within the journal are incisive philosophical articles and activist observation, coupled with impression layout that seeks to unbound the normal journal layout. concerns correct to our modern second, resembling media focus, weather switch and genetically transformed meals are on a regular basis featured. We hunt down an international the place financial system and ecology exist in concord. through tough humans to develop into members in preference to spectators, Adbusters takes target at company disinformation, international injustice and the industries and governments who actively pollute and break our actual and psychological commons.

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Because of the classicizing tradition of their time, Pausanias or Philostratus mostly recorded archaic and classical victors. Likewise because of this classicizing tradition, these authors were appreciated and copied in later times. Farrington is aware of the limitations of his evidence and presents them, in particular the problem of the epigraphic habit, in a nuanced way, but he does not take the reasoning to its logical conclusion. That fewer victors are known from the later Hellenistic period is connected to the later unpopularity of the literary genres of this period and to the calm epigraphic habit.

From early on, athletics was an international phenomenon, a meeting ground for the citizens of different Greek poleis connected in an ever increasing network. Across the (more or less) hellenized world, there was one contest circuit, characterized by a uniform organization, rules, and technical vocabulary. 1 Although the origin of Greek athletics is unclear,2 by the archaic period contests connected to several important sanctuaries had obviously acquired 1 2 A brief overview does not allow room for precise references, details, and nuance, and can therefore offer only a generalized and subjective view of a millennium of athletic history.

The challenges set by the source material 23 however. g. black and white versus polychrome, the use of glass tesserae, typical decorative elements – which have been studied with reference to several archaeologically dated examples, can offer reliable indicators in attributing a piece to a specific century. g. how naked athletic bodies are rendered), the reference set of securely dated material is on the other hand usually quite small. Often stylistic arguments refer to parallels in mosaics that have themselves no certain date.

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