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  • The Structure of Thucydides' "History"by III Hunter R. Rawlings

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 36.95

    In a new and controversial interpretation of the literary structure of Thucydides history of the Peloponnesian War, Hunter Rawlings contends that Thucydides consciously divided the war into two parallel ten-year conflicts with a period of nominal peace in the middle. Originally published in 1981. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand... more...

  • Wortverdreher, Sonderlinge, Gottloseby Jan Dreßler

    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...

  • Ancient Fiction (Routledge Revivals)by Graham Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    A number of ancient novelists were skilful storytellers and resourceful literary artists, and their works are often carefully individualised presentations of an ancient and distinguished heritage. Ancient Fiction , first published in 1984, examines the tales retold by these novelists in light of more recently discovered Near Eastern texts, and... more...

  • Phocion the Good (Routledge Revivals)by Lawrence A. Tritle

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    Plutarch?s Life of Phocion has not been closely analysed since 1840. Laurence Trittle?s study, first published in 1988, offers a new assessment of this significant and complex personality, whilst illuminating the political climate in which he thrived. Though often thought to be of humble origin, Phocion was educated in Plato?s Academy, rose to... more...

  • A History of Seafaring in the Classical World (Routledge Revivals)by Fik Meijer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    A History of Seafaring in the Classical World , first published in 1986, presents a complete treatment of all aspects of the maritime history of the Classical world, designed for the use of students as well as scholars. Beginning with Crete and Mycenae in the third millennium BC, the author expounds a concise history of seafaring up to the sixth... more...

  • Argos and the Argolid (Routledge Revivals)by Richard A Tomlinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Argos and the Argolid , first published in 1972, presents a study of the history and achievements of the Argives, who have hitherto been largely neglected: partly because Classical Argos is overshadowed by the legends of an earlier millennium, and partly because many of her monuments and records have been lost. Richard Tomlinson describes the region,... more...

  • Öffentlichkeit - Monument - Textby Werner Eck; Peter Funke; Manfred G. Schmidt; Marcus Dohnicht; Klaus Hallof; Matthäus Heil

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 238.00

    The aim of the volume is to study the interaction of inscription, bearer of the inscription and public throughout the Graeco-Roman world. The single sections contain surveys written by leading ancient historians and epigraphists, followed by single studies across all regions of the ancient Mediterranean world. Thus the book presents the topic fundamentally... more...

  • Sailing the Wine-Dark Seaby Thomas Cahill

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00

    In Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea , his fourth volume to explore ?the hinges of history,? Thomas Cahill escorts the reader on another entertaining?and historically unassailable?journey through the landmarks of art and bloodshed that defined Greek culture nearly three millennia ago. In the city-states of Athens and Sparta and throughout the Greek... more...

  • The Face of Natureby Garth Tissol

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 31.50

    In these reflections on the mercurial qualities of style in Ovid's Meta-morphoses , Garth Tissol contends that stylistic features of the ever-shifting narrative surface, such as wordplay, narrative disruption, and the self-conscious reworking of the poetic tradition, are thematically significant. It is the style that makes the process of reading... more...