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  • Polis Expansion and Elite Power in Hellenistic Kariaby Jeremy LaBuff

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 43.99

    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$ 126.00

    Begleitend zu den Editionsbänden der Reihe Traditio Praesocratica , in der Texte frühgriechischer Naturphilosophen in kritischer Ausgabe mit Übersetzung erscheinen, werden in der Reihe Studia Praesocratica Kommentare, Monographien und Sammelbände zur frühgriechischen Philosophie und ihrer Doxographie veröffentlicht. 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...

  • The Rise of Athensby Anthony Everitt

    Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 17.48

    A magisterial account of how a tiny city-state in ancient Greece became history’s most influential civilization, from the bestselling author of acclaimed biographies of Cicero, Augustus, and Hadrian   Filled with tales of adventure and astounding reversals of fortune, The Rise of Athens celebrates the city-state that transformed the world—from... more...

  • Athenian Lettering of the Fifth Century B.C.by Stephen V. Tracy

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 168.00

    This book has chapters on methodology, on the writing of the first decrees and laws of the years ca. 515 to 450 B.C., on unique examples of writing of ca. 450 to 400, on the inscribers of the Lapis Primus and Lapis Secundus (IG I3 259-280), and on those of the Attic Stelai (IG I3 421-430). These are followed by studies of 11 individual cutters arranged... more...

  • The Language of Atomsby W. H. Shearin

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 72.99

    The Language of Atoms argues that Epicurean writing, specifically Lucretius', offers a theory of performative language, of how language acts rather than describes. more...

  • Archaic and Classical Greek Sicilyby Franco De Angelis

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 84.99

    Ancient Greek migrants in Sicily produced societies and economies that paralleled and differed from their homeland. Since the nineteenth century explanations for this have been heavily debated. This book is the first to gather the historical and archaeological evidence and to deploy it to test the various historical models proposed. more...

  • Knowing Future Time In and Through Greek Historiographyby Alexandra Lianeri

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 154.00

    From the early modern period, Greek historiography has been studied in the context of Cicero's notion historia magistra vitae and considered to exclude conceptions of the future as different from the present and past. Comparisons with the Roman, Judeo-Christian and modern historiography have sought to justify this perspective by drawing... more...

  • Sex and the Second-Best Cityby Kenneth Royce Moore

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    Sex and the Second-Best City deals with the topics of sex and society in the Laws of Plato with recourse to historical context and modern critical theory. It examines reconstructions of ancient "sexuality" with a view to increased clarification. The text of the Laws is considered, along with many of its literary qualities, its influences and... more...