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  • Works of Hippocratesby Hippocrates

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 5.99

    This collection was designed for optimal navigation on Kindle and other electronic devices. This collection offers lower price, the convenience of a one-time download, and it reduces the clutter in your digital library. All books included in this collection feature a hyperlinked table of contents and footnotes. The collection is complimented by an... more...

  • The Emergence of the Classical Style in Greek Sculptureby Richard Neer

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 32.00

    In this wide-ranging study, Richard Neer offers a new way to understand the epoch-making sculpture of classical Greece. Working at the intersection of art history, archaeology, literature, and aesthetics, he reveals a people fascinated with the power of sculpture to provoke wonder in beholders.  Wonder, not accuracy, realism, naturalism or... more...

  • Lending and Borrowing in Ancient Athensby Paul Millett

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 52.00

    This is a book about the social and economic history of ancient Greece. more...

  • Commentary and Traditionby Pierluigi Donini; Mauro Bonazzi

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 224.00

    The volume collects the most important papers Pierluigi Donini wrote in the last three decades with the aim of promoting a better assessment of post-hellenistic philosophy. By focusing on the mutual confrontation with Plato?s and Aristotle?s texts for the development of both Aristotelianism and Platonism, Donini?s papers provide the readers... more...

  • Apollonius of Rhodes and the Spaces of Hellenismby William G. Thalmann

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 64.99

    Although Apollonius of Rhodes' extraordinary epic poem on the Argonauts' quest for the Golden Fleece has begun to get the attention it deserves, it still is not well known to many readers and scholars. This book explores the poem's relation to the conditions of its writing in third century BCE Alexandria, where a multicultural environment... more...

  • Herodotusby Jennifer T. Roberts

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 9.99

    Herodotus has come to be respected by most scholars as a responsible and important historian. Herodotus was both a critical thinker and a lively storyteller, a traveller who was both tourist and anthropologist. Like Homer, he set out to memorialize great deeds in words; more narrowly, he determined to discover the causes of the wars between Greece... more...

  • A History of the Hellenistic Worldby R. Malcolm Errington

    Wiley 2011; US$ 55.95

    “No other period of Greek history is as complex as the three centuries between the death of Alexander and the suicide of Cleopatra, or as rich in source material. This book presents an up-to-date, reliable reconstruction of the political framework of the Hellenistic world, which can meet the demands of the increasing interest in this period in... more...

  • Amazonen zwischen Griechen und Skythenby Charlotte Schubert; Alexander Weiß

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00

    Until now, the image of the Amazons that prevailed in classical antiquity has been predominantly interpreted within the framework of gender discourse. However,Amazons have been paradigmatic in all literary and pictorial genres and through all epochs of antiquity as representatives of various contrast in myth and history, including the... more...

  • Greek Fortifications of Asia Minor 500-130 BCby Konstantin Nossov; Brian Delf

    Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 13.95

    Sandwiched between the heart of ancient Greece and the lands of Persia, the Greek cities of Western Anatolia were the spark that ignited some of the most iconic conflicts of the ancient world. Fought over repeatedly in the 5th century BC, their conquest by the Persians provided a casus belli for Alexander the Great to cross the Hellespont in 334 BC... more...

  • Archaisches Lachenby Detlev Wannagat

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    The comic is crucial to every culture: mocking established values, transcending the boundaries of morals and proprieties, dodging the laws of accepted logic.Already in the Corinthian black-figure vase-painting of the 7th century, comic images hold an important position. Detlev Wannagat analyses their typology and visual strategies, starting from the... more...