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  • Libri IV-VIIIby

    De Gruyter 1995; US$ 112.00

    Historiae, Vol. II CB (Bibliotheca 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...

  • Greek Theatre in the Fourth Century BCby Peter Wilson; Hans Rupprecht Goette; Eric Csapo; J. Richard Green

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 126.00

    Past scholarship described the fourth century BC as an age of theatrical decline. This book, the first to explore all aspects of fourth-century theatre, reveals it to be an epoch of unparalleled expansion and innovation. 19 leading scholars evaluate the evidence for fourth-century drama to become the pre-eminent cultural institution of the ancient... 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...

  • The Historiesby Herodotus; Tom Holland; Paul Cartledge

    Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 19.99

    One of Western history?s greatest books springs to life in Tom Holland?s vibrant new translation Herodotus of Halicarnassus?who was hailed by Cicero as ?the father of history??wrote his histories around 440 BC. It is the earliest surviving work of nonfiction and a thrilling narrative account of (among other things) the war between the Persian... more...

  • Understand Greek Civilization: Teach Yourselfby John Purkiss

    Hodder & Stoughton 2012; US$ 8.99

    This remarkable and original introduction to Greek civilization starts with a tour of Greece, and uses real sights which you can visit today as a starting point for discussions of all aspects of Greek life. From art and architecture, to politics and propaganda, this is a unique and accessible guide to the civlizaton that shaped the world as it is... more...

  • Troy - Last War of the Heroic Ageby Si Sheppard; Jose Pena

    Osprey Publishing 2014; US$ 13.95

    Homer's Iliad, read by college underclassmen everywhere, tells the story of Helen, 'the face that launched a thousand ships', the trojan horse, and Achilles' heel. The Iliad provides the basis for this modern exploration of one of the most famous legendary wars of all time, a story at least partly based in fact. When Paris, prince of Troy, ran off... more...