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- 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...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 79.99
Jan H. Blits is professor of political science and international relations at the University of Delaware and author of New Heaven, New Earth: , Spirit, Soul, and City: Shakespeare's Coriolanus, The Soul of Athens: Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, Deadly Thought: Hamlet and the Human Soul , The Insufficiency of Virtue: Macbeth and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
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...
- 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...
- Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 14.95
The civilisations of the Greece in the Ancient World have inspired and fascinated throughout European history. The stories of Homer, later reinforced by the pioneering archaeological work carried out by men such as Heinrich Schliemann at Mycenae and Sir Arthur Evans at Knossos, have enabled modern researchers and historians to piece together a rich... more...
- 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...
- HarperCollins 2011; Not Available
?Tremendous. This guy has done history like you would not believe.? ?Glenn Beck The secrets of history?s most enduring mystery are finally revealed in The Lost Empire of Atlantis. Through impeccable research and intelligent speculation, Gavin Menzies, the New York Times bestselling author of 1421 , uncovers the truth behind the mysterious ?lost?... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2014; US$ 40.00
Praise for The Histories: ?Unquestionably the best English translation of Herodotus to have appeared in the past half-century?I am in awe of Tom Holland?s achievement, and have no doubt it will bear rich fruit in bringing Herodotus to public attention? ? Edith Hall, Times Literary Supplement ?Lively, engaging version of the Histories ?[an]... more...