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  • Landschaften der Ritualisierungby Daniel Neumann

    De Gruyter 2014; 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...

  • Encyclopedia of Ancient Greeceby Nigel Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2005; 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. more...

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

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 149.99

    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...

  • Pylos and Sphacteria 425 BCby William Shepherd; Peter Dennis

    Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 15.95

    In the seventh year of the Second Peloponnesian or 'Archidamian' War the Athenians occupied the promontory of Pylos on the west coast of the Peloponnese as a counterstroke to Sparta's repeated invasions of Attica. Over two days of fighting the small garrison beat off the Spartan army and fleet's determined efforts to dislodge it, and then the returning... more...

  • Why Homer Mattersby Adam Nicolson

    Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 30.99

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  • Eureka Manby Alan Hirshfeld

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2009; US$ 11.99

    Many of us know little about Archimedes other than his "Eureka" exclamation upon discovering that he could immerse an object in a full tub of water and measure the spillage to determine the object's weight. That seemingly simple observation not only proved to King Hieron II of Syracuse that a certain amount of silver had been used in what was supposed... more...

  • Death and the Maiden (Routledge Revivals)by Ken Dowden

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    A remarkable number of Greek myths concern the plight of virgins ? slaughtered, sacrificed, hanged, transformed into birds, cows, dear, bears, trees, and punished in Hades. Death and the Maiden , first published in 1989, contextualises this mythology in terms of geography, history and culture, and offers a comprehensive theory firmly grounded... more...

  • From Prehistoric Villages to Citiesby Jennifer Birch

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Archaeologists have focused a great deal of attention on explaining the evolution of village societies and the transition to a ?Neolithic? way of life. Considerable interest has also concentrated on urbanism and the rise of the earliest cities. Between these two landmarks in human cultural development lies a critical stage in social and political... 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...

  • Cities of the Godsby Doyne Dawson

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 134.99

    This historical study of the theory of Utopian communism in ancient Greek thought identifies and assesses the reasons for the decline in Utopian traditions after 150 BC. The author examines the evidence of the survival of Utopian traditions; particularly their influence on early Christianity. more...