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  • 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...

  • Commentary and Traditionby Pierluigi Donini; Mauro Bonazzi

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 193.77

    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...

  • A History of the Hellenistic Worldby R. Malcolm Errington

    Wiley 2011; US$ 57.95 US$ 50.22

    A History of the Hellenistic World provides an engaging look at the Macedonian monarchies in the period following the reign of Alexander the Great, and examines their impact on the Greek world. Offers a clearly organized narrative with particular emphasis on state and governmental structures Makes extensive use of inscriptions in translation... more...

  • Archaisches Lachenby Detlev Wannagat

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 107.62

    Das Komische ist ein wesentliches Element jeder Kultur. Detlev Wannagat versteht es, den Blick für die ersten Entwürfe komischer Figurentypen in der Geschichte des Bildes zu öffnen. Prägnant analysiert er, wie die Ikonographie des Komischen im archaischen Griechenland entwickelt und eingesetzt wurde. Die griechische Bildkultur erweist sich... more...

  • An Account of Egyptby Herodotus

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99

    The full translated text of 'An Account of Egypt', the ancient manuscript by the 'Father of History', Greek historian Herodotus. This is not only a fascinating look into the history of Ancient Egypt, but also a look into Herodotus' own world-view, as an exemplar of Greek thinking at the time. more...

  • 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$ 139.93

    Image & Context (ICON)  ist die erste internationale Reihe, die dem Bild und dem Funktionieren von Bildern in der Antike gilt. Das einzigartige Potential des Bildes beruht auf seiner Suggestion. Ein Bild kann die Aufmerksamkeit des Betrachters im Bruchteil einer Sekunde fesseln und sich ihm für immer einprägen. Das führt zu den Kernfragen... 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$ 139.93

    The present volume presents the first critical edition of the Hippocratic treatise De humoribus in consultation with both Greek and Arabic textual witnesses.  It provides a German translation with detailed notes.  The introduction surveys information about the textual tradition and interpretive history of this work and discusses its... more...