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  • Immigrant Women in Athensby Rebecca Kennedy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Many of the women whose names are known to history from Classical Athens were metic s or immigrants, linked in the literature with assumptions of being ?sexually exploitable.? Despite recent scholarship on women in Athens beyond notions of the ?citizen wife? and the ?common prostitute,? the scholarship on women, both citizen and foreign, is focused... more...

  • Childhood in Ancient Athensby Lesley A. Beaumont

    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...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Art and Architectureby Clemente Marconi

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 149.99

    The study of Greek and Roman Art and Architecture has a long history that goes back to the second half of the 18th century and has provided an essential contribution towards the creation and the definition of the wider disciplines of Art History and Architectural History. This venerable tradition and record are in part responsible for the diffused... more...

  • Hellenistische Agoraiby Barbara Sielhorst

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00

    Die Agora als gesellschaftlicher, politischer und wirtschaftlicher Mittelpunkt des öffentlichen Lebens einer Polis erfährt im Hellenismus tiefgreifende Veränderungen. Die Untersuchung betrachtet Agorai als symbolisch aufgeladene Räume, deren Analyse Rückschlüsse auf die von ihnen geprägten Gesellschaften ermöglicht. Die Befunde zeigen, dass sich Agorai... more...

  • Gesammelte Aufsätze zu Platonby Hans Krämer; Dagmar Mirbach

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 210.00

    This collection of essays presents the history of the ?Tübingen School of Plato?, including all the central works by its principal exponents. It includes detailed descriptions of the succession of theoretical principles that characterized Platonism from pre-Socratic philosophy to Neo-Platonism. The elucidation of interconnections within the broad realm... more...

  • Das archaische Kretaby Gunnar Seelentag

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00

    Das archaische Kreta bietet die besten Voraussetzungen für eine Fallstudie zu Institutionalisierungsprozessen im frühen Griechenland. Neben literarischen und archäologischen Zeugnissen werfen insbesondere die zahlreichen Inschriften aus dem 7. bis 5. Jh. Licht auf zentrale Fragen der Epoche. Dazu gehören beispielsweise die Herausbildung der Polis,... more...

  • Die Athener und ihre Gräber (1000-300 v. Chr.)by Elena Walter-Karydi

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    The numerous extant grave monuments from Attica are important for our understanding of the beliefs that the Athenians held about death. The author analyses grave types, imagery, and inscriptions from the Geometric through the Classical period and compares these to later Christian traditions. more...

  • Lords of the Seaby John R. Hale

    Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 17.00

    The epic true story of Themistocles and the Battle of Salamis, and a rousing history of the world's first dominant navy and the towering empire it built The Athenian Navy was one of the finest fighting forces in the history of the world. It engineered a civilization, empowered the world's first democracy, and led a band of ordinary citizens... more...

  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to Ancient Greeceby Eric Nelson; Audrey Nelson

    DK Publishing 2005; US$ 18.95

    The incredible influence of Ancient Greek culture on everything from sicence to literature to politics continues to be relevant and hotly debated. In 'The Complete Idiot's Guide to Ancient Greece', you are invited to meet the Ancient Greeks and to understand their legacy by entering their world. Profiles the most important contributions of Greek culture,... more...

  • Magic in the Ancient Greek Worldby Derek Collins

    Wiley 2008; US$ 125.95

    Original and comprehensive, Magic in the Ancient Greek World takes the reader inside both the social imagination and the ritual reality that made magic possible in ancient Greece. Explores the widespread use of spells, drugs, curse tablets, and figurines, and the practitioners of magic in the ancient world Uncovers how magic worked. Was it... more...