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- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 11.50
Although Plutarch did not intend his Lives as a historical record, they sometimes furnish the best account we have of events in classical Greece. In many instances they are the only account available to those exploring ancient history through primary sources. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
This book addresses contemporary geographical issues in the Mediterranean Basin from a perspective that recognizes the physical characteristics and cultural interactions which link the different Mediterranean states as a recognisable geographic entity. Sixteen chapters each deal with a major geographical issue currently facing the Mediterranean, each... more...
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Collection of Mediterranean Antiquities, Vol. 2, The Terracotta CollectionBRILL 2010; US$ 154.00
Continuing the previous volume on the glass collection this volume presents all the Mediterranean Antiquities made of terracotta. Like its predecessor, the volume begins with a discussion of the production techniques and includes an extensive bibliography. more...
- OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 149.99
Widely regarded as major visible field monuments of the Iron Age, hillforts are central to an understanding of later prehistoric communities in Britain and Europe from the later Bronze Age. With such a range of variants represented, no single explanation of their function or social significance could satisfy all possible interpretations of their role.... more...
- Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2008; US$ 104.00
Millennium pursues a interdisciplinary international approach transcending epochal boundaries to research the First Millennium AD. The editorial board and the advisory board represent a wide range of disciplines contributions from art and literary studies are published alongside historical, theological and philosophical contributions on both... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 126.00
The occupation with objects from antiquity and the development of methods for this led both to the creation of a modern discipline of Classical Studies and to decisive impetuses for a re-orientation of other subjects such as theology and historical linguistics. In the present volume, leading scholars of antiquity visit the history of their disciplines... more...
- Oxbow Books 2011; US$ 30.00
This volume investigates the archaeology of death and commemoration through thematically linked case studies drawn from the Classical world. These investigations stress the processes of burial and commemoration as inherently social and designed for an audience, and they explore the meaning and importance attached to preserving memory. While previous... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 49.95
Antiquity: Greeks and Romans in Context provides a chronological introduction to the history of ancient Mediterranean civilizations within the larger context of its contemporary Eurasian world. Innovative approach organizes Greek and Roman history into a single chronology Combines the traditional historical story with subjects that are central... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 23.95
Plutarch's Parallel Lives, written at the beginning of the second century A.D., form a brilliant social history of the ancient world. They were originally presented in a series of books that gave an account of one Greek and one Roman life, followed by a comparison of the two: Theseus and Romulus, Alcibiades and Coriolanus, Demosthenes and Cicero,... more...
- Chicago Review Press 1998; US$ 13.99
Travel back in time to see what life was like in ancient Greece and Rome while having fun with hands-on activities such as making a star gazer; chiseling a clay tablet; weaving Roman sandals; making a Greek mosaic; creating Roman jewelry; throwing Greek pottery; casting a vote in a Roman-style election; and much more. Learn how these civilizations... more...