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  • Handbook of Greek Sculptureby Olga Palagia

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 308.00

    The Handbook of Greek Sculpture incorporates new developments in popular areas of research like polychromy, sculptural techniques, sculpture in Roman Greece, and the contribution of Greek sculptors in Rome. It highlights regional output and explores questions of function and patronage. The contribution of great masters and the styles of the main periods... more...

  • Trade, Transport and Society in the Ancient World (Routledge Revivals)by Onno Van Nijf; Fik Meijer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This book, first published in 1992, presents an introduction to the nature of trade and transport in antiquity through a selection of translated literary, papyrological, epigraphical and legal sources. These texts illustrate a range of aspects of ancient trade and transport: from the role of the authorities, to the status of traders, to the capacity... more...

  • The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilizationby Simon Hornblower; Antony Spawforth; Esther Eidinow

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 44.99

    What did the ancient Greeks eat and drink? What role did migration play? Why was emperor Nero popular with the ordinary people but less so with the upper classes? Why (according to ancient authors) was Oedipus ('with swollen foot') so called?For over 2,000 years the civilizations of ancient Greece and Rome have captivated our collective imagination... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Coinageby William E. Metcalf

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 159.99

    A large gap exists in the literature of ancient numismatics between general works intended for collectors and highly specialized studies addressed to numismatists. Indeed, there is hardly anything produced by knowledgeable numismatists that is easily accessible to the academic community at large or the interested lay reader. The Oxford Handbook of... 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 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...

  • 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...

  • Prolegomenaby Irene de Jong; Fritz Graf; Magdalene Stoevesandt; Joachim Latacz; Ren Nnlist; Martin L. West; Rudolf Wachter; Anton Bierl; Stuart Douglas Olson [English Edition]; Benjamin Millis; Sara Strack

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    The Prolegomena provide an introduction to the Basler Iliad commentary. The volume includes essays on the history of Iliad commentaries and the text, formulaic language and the oral tradition, grammar, meter, characters, plot and chronological structure, narrative technique, and developments in Homeric criticism, as well as an Index of Mycenaean words... more...

  • The Antiatticistby Stefano Valente

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    The so-called Antiatticista is a Greek Atticistic lexicon (2nd cent. CE), rich in quotations from classical writers, many from works now lost. The author approved a broader idea of Attic language in contrast to the most rigorous Atticists. The first critical edition of this work is prefaced by a study on the textual tradition, authorship, typology... more...

  • Landschaften der Ritualisierungby Daniel Neumann

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This study focuses on the long-neglected relation between metal deposit and find spot. It examines the spatial dimension of Copper and Bronze Age deposit practices between the Danube and Po rivers from a socio-archeological perspective. more...