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  • The Greeks and the Newby Armand D'Angour

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 29.00

    This book casts light on ancient Greeks' attitudes to novelty in order to change scholarly understanding of their history and culture. more...

  • Masters of Commandby Barry Strauss

    Simon & Schuster 2012; Not Available

    In Masters of Command, Barry Strauss compares the way the three greatest generals of the ancient world?Alexander, Hannibal, and Caesar?waged war and draws lessons from their experiences that apply on and off the battlefield. Alexander, Hannibal, Caesar?each was a master of war. Each had to look beyond the battlefield to decide whom to fight, when,... more...

  • Masters of Commandby Barry Strauss

    Simon & Schuster 2012; US$ 28.40

    In Masters of Command, Barry Strauss compares the way the three greatest generals of the ancient world?Alexander, Hannibal, and Caesar?waged war and draws lessons from their experiences that apply on and off the battlefield. Alexander, Hannibal, Caesar?each was a master of war. Each had to look beyond the battlefield to decide whom to fight, when,... more...

  • The Hypotyposis of the Monastery of the Theotokos Evergetis, Constantinople (11th–12th Centuries)by R. Jordan; Rosemary Morris

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 134.95

    This book forms part of the Evergetis Project, which aims to investigate all surviving texts associated with the Theotokos Evergetis Monastery near Constantinople (founded 1049). Together with an English translation of the Hypotyposis (foundation document) of the Monastery, it provides a full commentary and a book-length introduction dealing with the... more...

  • Classical Archaeologyby Susan E. Alcock; Robin Osborne

    Wiley 2012; US$ 46.95

    The fully revised second edition of this successful volume includes updates on the latest archaeological research in all chapters, and two new essays on Greek and Roman art.  It retains its unique, paired essay format, as well as key contributions from leading archaeologists and historians of the classical world. Second edition is updated and... more...

  • Marathonby Richard A. Billows

    Overlook 2011; US$ 9.99

    More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA more...

  • Seleukeiaby Roland Oetjen; Francis Xavier Ryan

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00

    Dedicated to Getzel M. Cohen, a leading expert in Seleucid history, this volume gathers contributions on Seleucid history, archaeology, numismatics, political relations, policy toward the Jews, Greek cities, non-Greek populations, peripheral and neighboring regions, imperial administration, economy and public finances, and ancient descriptions of the... more...

  • Gesammelte Aufsätze zu Platonby Hans-Joachim Krämer; Dagmar Mirbach

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 210.00

    This collection of essays presents the history of the ?Tübingen School of Plato?, including all the central works by its principal exponents. It includes detailed descriptions of the succession of theoretical principles that characterized Platonism from pre-Socratic philosophy to Neo-Platonism. The elucidation of interconnections within the broad realm... more...

  • Orpheusby Ann Wroe

    Overlook 2012; US$ 12.99

    The captivating "history" of the figure of Orpheus, his enduring legacy as the force and muse of creation itself. For at least two and a half millennia, the figure of Orpheus has haunted humanity. Half-man, half-god, musician, magician, theologian, poet, and lover, his story never leaves us. He may be myth, but his lyre still sounds, entrancing everything... more...

  • Essays in Ancient and Modern Historiographyby Arnaldo Momigliano; Anthony Grafton

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 25.00

    Arnaldo Momigliano was one of the foremost classical historiographers of the twentieth century. This collection of twenty-one carefully selected essays is remarkable both in the depth of its scholarship and the breadth of its subjects. Moving with ease across the centuries, Momigliano supplements powerful readings of writers in the Greek, Jewish,... more...