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  • Alcibiades (Routledge Revivals)by Walter M. Ellis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    In Alcibiades , first published in 1989, one of the most colourful and controversial figures of fifth-century Athens is presented in a sympathetic light. The author sets out to demonstrate how, in his manipulation of the Spartan representatives in 420 BC, in his successful formation of an Athenian-Argive alliance, and in his plan for the conquest... more...

  • The Ancient History of the Near Eastby H.R. Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 74.95

    The ancient history of Greece holds a great deal of interest to many, particularly to those whose culture and religion grew from early Greek civilisation. Originally published in 1913, Hall provides a thorough history of the origins of Ancient Greek civilisation as well as commenting on Egypt, Syria, Palestine and Babylon amongst others. This title... more...

  • Apologyby Benjamin Jowett

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99

    This historically renowned oration was presented by Socrates in his own defense after he had been formally accused of corrupting the youth of Athens. It is not an apology in the traditional sense of expressing remorse for one's actions; rather, Socrates' Apology (recorded by his faithful student and protege Plato) is a succinct and compelling... more...

  • Athletics in the Ancient Worldby E. Norman Gardiner

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 16.95

    This comprehensive text focuses mostly on athletics in classical Greece and Rome, emphasizing the relationship between athletics and religion, art, and education. Also discussed are such events as throwing the discus and javelin, the pentathlon, the stadium and the foot-race, jumping, wrestling, boxing, ball play, and a Greek athletic festival. 137... more...

  • Battling the Godsby Tim Whitmarsh

    Faber & Faber 2016; US$ 21.86

    <p>How new is atheism?</p><p>In <i>Battling the Gods</i>, Tim Whitmarsh journeys into the ancient Mediterranean to recover the stories of those who first refused the divinities.</p><p>Long before the Enlightenment sowed the seeds of disbelief in a deeply Christian Europe, atheism was a matter of serious public... more...

  • Childhood in Ancient Athensby Lesley A. Beaumont

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    Childhood in Ancient Athens offers an in-depth study of children during the heyday of the Athenian city state, thereby illuminating a significant social group largely ignored by most ancient and modern authors alike. It concentrates not only on the child's own experience, but also examines the perceptions of children and childhood by Athenian society:... more...

  • Complete Works of Aristotle (Delphi Classics)by Delphi Classics

    Delphi Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 1.99

    For the first time in digital publishing, Delphi Classics is proud to present the complete works of Aristotle. The Ancient Classics series provides eReaders with the wisdom of the Classical world, with both English translations and the original Latin and Greek texts. This comprehensive eBook presents rare works, beautiful illustrations, informative... more...

  • Complete Works of Plato (Delphi Classics)by Delphi Classics

    Delphi Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 0.99

    A giant of the ancient literary world, Plato has shaped the works of many other great minds. This erudite collection offers all of Plato's works, including each and every one of the apocrypha texts, as well as all of Plato?s original Greek texts. There are many other Plato collections available for digital readers, which is why we have made our edition... more...

  • Gewalt und Ästhetikby Bernd Seidensticker; Martin Vöhler

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 140.00

    Violence and the forms of its representation are a long neglected central element of Classical Greece. After reviewing the history of the 5th century BC with its intensive experience of violence, the studies in this volume examine the tension between violence and aesthetics in the fields of myth, cult, and literature with particular reference... more...

  • Greek Identity and the Athenian Past in Charitonby Steven D. Smith

    Barkhuis 2007; US$ 69.60

    I, Chariton of Aphrodisias, secretary of the rhetor Athenagorus, shall relate a love story that took place in Syracuse. Thus begins the earliest of the canonical Greek romances, the 1st century CE historical novel known as Callirhoe. Chariton's erotic tale is about the constancy of love in a world where virtue is always in danger of being corrupted.... more...