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- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 154.00
This book offers the first attempt at understanding interpersonal violence in ancient Athens. While the archaic desire for revenge persisted into the classical period, it was channeled by the civil discourse of the democracy. Performances such as the staging of trials and comedies ritually defined the meaning of violence and its appropriate application.... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 70.00
Encompasses all aspects of ancient Greek life-from the beginnings of the Minoan civilization in Crete to the defeat by the Roman world in 30 BC. Coverage includes government, religion, music, art and visual culture, education and daily life. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95
The 43rd Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies in 2010 drew together historians, art historians, and scholars of literature, religion and philosophy, who discussed shared and discipline-specific approaches to the theme of subversion. The present volume presents a selection of the papers delivered at the symposium enriched with specially commissioned... more...
- Sidestone Press 2012; US$ 29.35
This book describes the life of the famous archaeologist and shrewd trader Heinrich Schliemann (1822-1890) from a Dutch perspective since his commercial succes started in the Netherlands. We see how two myths meet: the myth of the ancient city Troy and the the myth of the poor boy that was determined to find the remains of this legendary city. Dutch... more...
- OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 59.99
A translation, with detailed commentary, of Book 10 of Curtius Rufus' Histories, a major Roman source on the end of the reign of Alexander the Great. The Introduction establishes a profile of Curtius, and his agenda as a historian. Both translation and commentary are designed for the reader without Latin. - ;This book presents a translation, with... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 41.00
New, enlarged, and comprehensively revised edition of the seminal sourcebook on the Hellenistic period. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
Professor Ernst Badian (1925-2011) was one of the most influential Alexander historians of the twentieth century. His first articles on the subject appeared in 1958, and he continued for a full fifty years to reshape scholarly perception of the reign of Alexander the Great. A steady output of articles was reinforced by lectures and reviews in his... more...
- Cooper Square Press 2002; US$ 31.99
Infamous for corruption during his reign and for his marriage to the sexually voracious empress Theodora, Justinian lived in a remarkable age that saw the ascendancy of Constantinople and numerous wars around the Roman Empire's eastern borders. more...