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  • Rhetoric of Manhoodby Joseph Roisman

    University of California Press 2005; US$ 15.95

    The concept of manhood was immensely important in ancient Athens, shaping its political, social, legal, and ethical systems. This book, a groundbreaking study of manhood in fourth-century Athens, is the first to provide a comprehensive examination of notions about masculinity found in the Attic orators, who represent one of the most important sources... more...

  • Ancient Greek Civilizationby David Sansone

    Wiley 2011; US$ 48.95

    A concise narrative of Greek history and an analysis of the literature, art, and thought of the ancient Greeks. Tells the story of Greek civilization from the from the Minoan Period to the time of the Byzantine Empire Surveys the remarkable culture and history the ancient Greeks Explores the ways in which Greek civilization has been continually... more...

  • Athens and Spartaby Anton Powell

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95

    Athens and Sparta is an essential handbook to the study of fifth century Greek history and society. It encourages the reader to engage critically with the evidence, presenting a wide selection of ancient source material along with clear analysis and narrative. This fully revised and updated second edition contains a new appendix on the controversy... more...

  • The School of Historyby Mark Henderson Munn

    University of California Press 2000; US$ 15.95

    History, political philosophy, and constitutional law were born in Athens in the space of a single generation--the generation that lived through the Peloponnesian War (431-404 b.c.e.). This remarkable age produced such luminaries as Socrates, Herodotus, Thucydides, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes, and the sophists, and set the stage for the education... more...

  • Money and the Early Greek Mindby Richard Seaford

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 37.00

    An original theory that connects the development of coinage to the origins of rational philosophy in ancient Greece. more...

  • Pilgrimage in Graeco-Roman and Early Christian Antiquityby Jas Elsner; Ian Rutherford

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 184.99

    The essays in this volume examine the range of pilgrimage practices in Graeco-Roman antiquity and the early Church. From healing to oracles, from collective civic delegations to individual pilgrims seeking salvation, from localized sacred topographies to empire-wide travel, this book shows the importance of pilgrimage in pagan antiquity and its ancestry... more...

  • Daily Life of the Ancient Greeksby Robert Garland

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 70.00

    Ancient Greece comes alive in this exploration of the daily lives of ordinary people-men and women, children and the elderly, slaves and foreigners, rich and poor. With new information drawn from the most current research, this volume presents a wealth of information on every aspect of ancient Greek life, including food and drink, religious practices,... more...

  • The Aegean from Bronze Age to Iron Ageby Oliver Dickinson

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 40.95

    Following Oliver Dickinson?s successful The Aegean Bronze Age, this textbook is a synthesis of the period between the collapse of the Bronze Age civilization in the thirteenth and twelfth centuries BC, and the rise of the Greek civilization in the eighth century BC. With chapter bibliographies, distribution maps and illustrations, Dickinson?s... more...

  • Black Athenaby Martin Bernal

    Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 75.00

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  • The Ancient Messeniansby Nino Luraghi

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 43.00

    This 2008 book traces the history of Messenian ethnicity from the archaic period to the Roman Empire. more...