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  • 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...

  • Introducing the Ancient Greeksby Edith Hall

    Random House 2015; US$ 12.68

    They gave us democracy, philosophy, poetry, rational science, the joke. They built the Parthenon and the Library of Alexandria. They wrote the timeless myths of Odysseus and Oedipus, and the histories of Leonidas?s three hundred Spartans and Alexander the Great. But who were the ancient Greeks? And what was it that enabled them to achieve so much?... more...

  • Athletics in the Ancient Worldby E. Norman Gardiner

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 16.95

    Concise, convincing book emphasizes relationship between Greek and Roman athletics and religion, art, and education. Colorful descriptions of the pentathlon, foot-race, wrestling, boxing, ball playing, and more. 137 black-and-white illustrations. more...

  • "Über die Alpen und über den Rhein..."by Gustav Adolf Lehmann; Rainer Wiegels

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 141.48

    Die   Beiträge des Bandes ziehen eine aktuelle Zwischenbilanz über die neuesten Entdeckungen und Befunde zu den römisch-germanischen Auseinandersetzungen in der frühen und mittleren Phase des augusteischen Prinzipats. Der zeitliche Rahmen erstreckt sich gleichwohl bis zum großen Germanien-Zug des Soldatenkaisers Maximinus von 235 n.... 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...

  • Polis Expansion and Elite Power in Hellenistic Kariaby Jeremy LaBuff

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 94.99

    This book synthesizes the history of Hellenistic Karia and offers new interpretations for the motives behind cases of sympoliteia , or the merging of city-states, in the region. This study presents new readings of inscriptional evidence, nuancing our understanding of the dynamics of democracy in the Hellenistic period. more...

  • L'harmonie des Sirènes du pythagorisme ancien à Platonby Irini-Fotini Viltanioti

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 97.93

    The Pythagorean theory of the ?Harmony of the Spheres? has been influential in the history of philosophy and science. While much ink has been spilt over its scientific implications, its mythological formulation has not yet received serious scholarly attention. This groundbreaking book fills that gap by offering a sustained study of the... more...

  • The Gymnasium of Virtueby Nigel M. Kennell

    The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 29.99

    The Gymnasium of Virtue is the first book devoted exclusively to the study of education in ancient Sparta, covering the period from the sixth century B.C. to the fourth century A.D. Nigel Kennell refutes the popular notion that classical Spartan education was a conservative amalgam of "primitive" customs not found elsewhere in Greece. He argues instead... more...

  • The Origins of Civilization in Greek and Roman Thought (Routledge Revivals)by Sue Blundell

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    It has been much disputed to what extent thinkers in Greek and Roman antiquity adhered to ideas of evolution and progress in human affairs. Did they lack any conception of process in time, or did they anticipate Darwinian and Lamarckian hypotheses? The Origins of Civilization in Greek and Roman Thought , first published in1986, comprehensively... more...

  • Athenian Lettering of the Fifth Century Stephen V. Tracy

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 130.59

    There has been much debate about the dates of 5 th century B.C. Athenian inscriptions and the hands of the inscribers. This book brings order to the study of hands of 5 th century B.C. Athens by setting out a methodology, by discussing critically the attempts of others to identify hands, and by presenting studies of 11 inscribers. It narrows the... more...