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- Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 38.00
Sie zerreißen Tiere mit bloßen Händen, lassen Milch mit einem Schlag aus einem unbelebten Felsen fließen und säugen wilde Tiere. Ganze Landstriche sollen sie in Angst und Schrecken versetzt haben - Die Mänaden - Die heiligen Anhängerinnen des Dionysos. So beschreibt es jedenfalls der antike Autor Euripides. Klingt wie ein Märchen, aber über Hunderte... more...
- Aarhus University Press 2009; US$ 34.58
The papers in this volume are based on an international conference organized by Jesper Tae Jensen, 9-10 January 2004 at the Department of Classical Archaeology, together with the Centre for Studies of Antiquities, University of Aarhus. They illustrate the interplay between the studies of classical archaeology, religion, history, and musicology. The... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
This volume explores the religious motivations for pilgrimage and reveals the main preoccupations of worshippers in Ancient Greece. Dillon examines the main sanctuaries of Delphi, Epidauros and Olympia, as well as the less well-known oracle of Didyma in Asia Minor and the festivals at the Isthmus of Corinth. He discusses the modes of travel to the... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 168.00
In a broad sweep, the Greek Studies treat important moments in Greek history from its beginnings up to the 4th century BC. Working in collaboration with the Old Testament scholar Klaus Seybold from Basle, particular attention is paid first to the comparison with parallel developments in Israel/ Judaea in order to bring out what was characteristic of... more...
- Routledge 2003; US$ 44.95
The polis has long been conceived as the most advanced form of Greek political society. Yet recent research into how early Greeks used the term highlights discrepancies with modern views of the autonomous city state. more...
- BRILL 2004; US$ 206.00
This work seeks to explore aspects of the cultural identity of Greek colonies of the Western Mediterranean and how it evolved. It covers the colonial foundations in Italy, Sicily, Southern France, Spain, and North Africa, and ranges from the 8th century BC to the early Roman Empire. more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2007; US$ 10.99
When Joe and his girlfriend Joy decide to trade in their life on a cold Lancashire fish market to run a bar in the Tenerife sunshine, they anticipate a paradise of sea, sand and siestas. This story talks about the morning-afters as well as the night-befores of life in a busy holiday resort. more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2011; US$ 19.99
This is a travel book in the grand sense. The horizons it explores are of land and sea, and of the mind. Greek Pilgrimage is a meditation on classical Greece, journeying through its great sites, monuments, and cultural works. On the way, it examines the country?s pivotal role in the foundation of the modern world. We who are born into the West are... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 57.95
With fresh, new translations and extensive introductions and annotations, this sourcebook provides an inclusive and integrated view of Greek history, from Homer to Alexander the Great. New translations of original sources are contextualized by insightful introductions and annotations Includes a range of literary, artistic and material evidence from... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2000; US$ 30.00
Tombstones provide the largest single category of epigraphical evidence from the ancient world. However, epigraphy the study of inscriptions remains, for many students of history and archaeology, an abstruse subject. By marrying epigraphy and death, the contributors to this collection hope to encourage a wider audience to consider the... more...