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  • Materiality and Consumption in the Bronze Age Mediterraneanby Louise Steel

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The importance of cultural contacts in the East Mediterranean has long been recognized and is the focus of ongoing international research. Fieldwork in the Aegean, Egypt, Cyprus, and the Levant continues to add to our understanding of the nature of this contact and its social and economic significance, particularly to the cultures of the Aegean. Despite... more...

  • Der Gott des Gelagesby Alexander Heinemann

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 141.48

    Images of Dionysos and his followers grace the painted drinking vessels of ancient Athens in their thousands. Against the background of revelry for which these vessels were produced, this volume presents a comprehensive interpretation of the colourful world of the images. These range from mythical tales about the god of wine, to the lecherous... more...

  • Spartaby Michael Whitby

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This volume introduces the reader to every important aspect of the society of Sparta, the dominant power in southern Greece from the seventh century B.C. and the great rival of Athens in the fifth and fourth centuries. Michael Whitby presents essays on key aspects of Spartan history and society, by some of the leading classicists in the world, such... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Ancient Greeceby Nigel Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 60.95

    Examining every aspect of the culture from antiquity to the founding of Constantinople in the early Byzantine era, this thoroughly cross-referenced and fully indexed work is written by an international group of scholars. This Encyclopedia is derived from the more broadly focused Encyclopedia of Greece and the Hellenic Tradition , the highly praised... more...

  • Hippocratis De humoribusby Oliver Overwien

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 141.48

    Der vorliegende Band bietet die erste kritische Edition der hippokratischen Schrift De humoribus , für deren Erstellung nicht nur griechische Textzeugen, sondern auch eine arabische Übersetzung verwendet wurde. Er enthält zudem eine deutsche Übersetzung sowie ausführliche Anmerkungen. Die Einleitung gibt Auskunft über die Textüberlieferung... more...

  • Classical Greeceby Robin Osborne

    OUP Oxford 2000; US$ 48.95 US$ 42.10

    Classical Greece provides an analysis of the physical setting of and the archaic legacy to the classical city, its economy, its civic and religious institutions, the waging of war between cities, the occurrence and ancient analysis of conflict within the city, and the private life of the citizen, finishing with history through the fifth and fourth... more...

  • Structure, Image, Ornamentby Peter Schultz; Ralf Von den Hoff

    Oxbow Books 2014; US$ 40.00

    This volume presents the proceedings of a conference hosted by the American School of Classical Studies, Athens and the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Athens in 2004. There are additional contributions from Patricia Butz, Robin Osborne, Katherine Schwab, Justin St. P. Walsh, Hilda Westervelt and Lorenz Winkler-Horacek. The contents are divided... more...

  • A Brief Guide to the Greek Mythsby Stephen Kershaw

    Little, Brown Book Group 2013; US$ 13.99

    The book leads the reader through these vibrant stories, from the origins of the gods through to the homecomings of the Trojan heroes. All the familiar narratives are here, along with some less familiar characters and motifs. In addition to the tales, the book explains key issues arising from the narratives, and discusses the myths and their wider... more...

  • Kommentarby Claude Brügger

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 108.82

    Ein inhaltlich und formal neuartiges Konzept kommt den Bedürfnissen unterschiedlicher Benutzergruppen entgegen. Der Kommentar zu einzelnen Versgruppen bzw. Versen gliedert sich in jeweils bis zu vier auch typographisch voneinander abgesetzte Erklärungsebenen, aufsteigend von Elementarerläuterungen zur homerischen Sprache bis zu Fragen der... more...

  • The Madness of Cambysesby Herodotus

    Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 2.80

    'Do you see your son, standing over there, in the antechamber? Well, I am going to shoot him.' The story of the great and mad Cambyses, King of Persia, told by part-historian, part-mythmaker Herodotus of Halicarnassus. Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity... more...