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  • Athenian Economy and Societyby Edward Cohen

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 46.95

    In this ground-breaking analysis of the world's first private banks, Edward Cohen convincingly demonstrates the existence and functioning of a market economy in ancient Athens while revising our understanding of the society itself. Challenging the "primitivistic" view, in which bankers are merely pawnbrokers and money-changers, Cohen reveals that... more...

  • From Democrats to Kingsby Michael Scott

    Overlook 2010; US$ 19.99

    Michael Scott explores the dramatic and little-known story of how the ancient world was turned from a democracy into a monarchy in this superb example of popular history writing. more...

  • Libri IV-VIIIby

    De Gruyter 1995; US$ 140.00

    Historiae, Vol. II CB (Bibliotheca Teubneriana) more...

  • Heronis quae feruntur stereometrica et de mensurisby Johannes Ludwig Heiberg

    De Gruyter 1976; US$ 140.00

    Opera Quae Supersunt Omnia, vol. V: Heronis quae feruntur Steriometrica et De Mensuris (Bibliotheca scriptorum Graecorum et Romanorum Teubneriana). more...

  • Understand Greek Civilization: Teach Yourselfby John Purkiss

    Hodder & Stoughton 2012; Not Available

    An exciting look at the Greeks and their world in all its rich variety. more...

  • Telling, Turning Moments in the Classical Political Worldby Jan Blits

    Lexington Books 2010; US$ 79.99

    Turning, Telling Moments in the Classical Political World examines developments in the classical political world which are both turning and telling moments. All the moments-from Theseus's founding of Athens to Augustus's establishment of the Principate-possess the double character of being turning points and revealing fundamental aspects of the ancient... more...

  • Childhood in Ancient Athensby Lesley A. Beaumont

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00

    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...

  • Onomatologosby F. Marchand; R. W. V. Catling

    Oxbow Books 2010; US$ 90.00

    Onomatologos is a term used in later antiquity to describe eminent lexicographers such as Hesychius and Pollux as 'collectors of words', but here it is used as the title for a major volume of papers prepared in honour of Elaine Matthews, recently retired long-serving editor of the Lexicon of Greek Personal Names ( LGPN ): a 'collector of... more...

  • It's All Greek To Meby Charlotte Higgins

    HarperCollins 2010; Not Available

    Why is ancient Greece important? Because, quite simply, if we want to understand the modern Western world, we need to look back to the Greeks. Consider the way we think about ethics, about the nature of beauty and truth, about our place in the universe, about our mortality. All this we have learned from the ancient Greeks. They molded the basic disciplines... more...

  • Wortverdreher, Sonderlinge, Gottloseby Jan Dre▀ler

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    Philosophy and rhetoric became integral elements of Athenian culture. This development was accompanied by a critical discourse that questioned their educational use and warned of its dire consequences for peaceful coexistence in the polis. This study provides the first detailed examination of this critical discourse. more...