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  • L'harmonie des Sirčnes du pythagorisme ancien ŕ Platonby Irini-Fotini Viltanioti

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00

    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 B.C.by Stephen V. Tracy

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 168.00

    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...

  • The Language of Atomsby W. H. Shearin

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 74.00 US$ 63.64

    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 US$ 73.09

    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

    Greek historiography engaged with past and present time; but how exactly did this engagement incorporate claims to knowing the future? Considering prognosis as rooted in historiographical temporalities this volume reads historians from Herodotus to Appian with a view to exploring configurations of future time in the context of ancient... more...

  • Sex and the Second-Best Cityby Kenneth Royce Moore

    Taylor and Francis 2016; 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...

  • The Spartan Armyby J. F. Lazenby

    Stackpole Books 2012; US$ 17.99

    Reprint of a classic work of ancient military history. more...

  • Greek Philosophy - Simple Guidesby Sophia Macdonald

    Kuperard 2009; US$ 9.99

    THIS BOOK WILL HELP YOU? to appreciate the revolution in thinking brought about by the Ancient Greek philosophers, who sought to make sense of the world through analysis, reasoning and argument? to recognize the key ideas of the most significant philosophers and their contribution to Western thought? to learn about the philosophers? lives, and their... more...