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  • The Rise of Athensby Anthony Everitt

    Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 35.00

    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...

  • 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$ 120.86

    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 2005; 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...

  • 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...

  • Conflict in Ancient Greece and Rome [3 volumes]by Sara Phang; Iain Spence; Douglas Kelly; Peter Londey

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 310.00

    Conflict in Ancient Greece and Rome: The Definitive Political, Social, and Military Encyclopedia is an outstandingly comprehensive reference work on its subject. Covering wars, battles, places, individuals, and themes, this thoroughly cross-referenced three-volume set provides essential support to any student or general reader investigating ancient... more...

  • The Spartan Armyby J. F. Lazenby

    Stackpole Books 2012; US$ 17.99

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

  • Was die römische Welt zusammenhältby Angela Ganter

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 109.87

    How does a society of diverging status and wealth cohere? The monograph discusses Roman patronage as a way of holding social groups together. By analysing the attitudes and actions of patrons and clients, their developtments between the 1st century B.C. and the 3rd century A.D. are evaluated in order to understand the relevance of personal... more...

  • Die Kleruchien und Apoikien Athens im 6. und 5. Jahrhundert v. Christian Igelbrink

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 109.87

    The Athenian Cleruchies and Apoikias constitute one pivotal instrument for the expansion and the consolidation of political power enabling Athens to evolve as the hegemonic polis in the Aegean Sea. This study presents a comprehensive discussion of all Athenian settlements in the sixth and fifth centuries B.C. with a focus on the formal... more...