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- 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...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 137.35
Die Abhandlungen der Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen sind das wichtigste wissenschaftliche Publikationsorgan der Göttinger Akademie. In dieser Reihe veröffentlichen vor allem die Akademiemitglieder und Mitarbeiter an den Forschungsunternehmen der Akademie die Ergebnisse ihrer Forschungen aus dem gesamten Bereich der Geisteswissenschaften... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 95.07
Parallel to the edition volumes of the series Traditio Praesocratica , in which texts of early Greek natural philosophers are presented in a critical edition with translation, the series Studia Praesocratica presents commentaries, monographs and collective volumes on early Greek philosophy and its doxography. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 126.78
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...
- Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 21.00
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...