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  • The Arbitration (Routledge Revivals)by Gilbert Murray

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Gilbert Murray translated and made available to modern readers The Epitrepontes of Menander or The Arbitration for the first time in 1945. The Arbitration is among the most frequently quoted and most famous of Menander?s plays and ? being less farcical than others - belongs to his mature style. With an interesting and informative introduction,... more...

  • Archaeodiet in the Greek Worldby Anastasia Papathanasiou; Michael P. Richards; Sherry C. Fox

    American School of Classical Studies at Athens 2015; US$ 37.50

    Occasional Wiener Laboratory Series 2The analysis of stable isotope ratios of carbon and nitrogen in bone collagen provides a powerful tool for reconstructing past diets, since it provides the only direct evidence of the foods that were actually consumed. The chapters that comprise this volume describe the application of this methodology to the archaeology... more...

  • Argos and the Argolid (Routledge Revivals)by Richard A Tomlinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Argos and the Argolid , first published in 1972, presents a study of the history and achievements of the Argives, who have hitherto been largely neglected: partly because Classical Argos is overshadowed by the legends of an earlier millennium, and partly because many of her monuments and records have been lost. Richard Tomlinson describes the region,... more...

  • Aristocratic Society in Ancient Crete (Routledge Revivals)by R. F. Willetts

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Aristocratic Society in Ancient Crete , first published in 1955, investigates the emergence and progress of Dorian society on Crete from the 8 th century BC onwards. The major contribution of Cretan culture in this period was in the field of law ? law and order are traditionally linked, and Dorian Crete remained steadfast in its pursuit of order.... more...

  • Athenian Economy and Societyby Edward Cohen

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 52.00

    In this ground-breaking analysis of the world's first private banks, Edward Cohen convincingly demonstrates the existence and functioning of a market economy in ancient Athens while revising our understanding of the society itself. Challenging the "primitivistic" view, in which bankers are merely pawnbrokers and money-changers, Cohen reveals that... more...

  • Athensby Christian Meier; Robert Kimber

    Henry Holt and Co. 2015; US$ 8.99

    A lively and accessible history of Athens's rise to greatness, from one of the foremost classical historians. The definitive account of Athens in the age of Pericles, Christian Meier's gripping study begins with the Greek triumph over Persia at the Battle of Salamis, one of the most significant military victories in history. Meier shows how that... more...

  • Athletics and Philosophy in the Ancient Worldby Heather L. Reid

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    This book examines the relationship between athletics and philosophy in ancient Greece and Rome focused on the connection between athleticism and virtue. It begins by observing that the link between athleticism and virtue is older than sport, reaching back to the athletic feats of kings and pharaohs in early Egypt and Mesopotamia. It then traces the... more...

  • Bacchaeby Euripides

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1998; US$ 6.50

    [Woodruff's translation] is clear, fluent, and vigorous, well thought out, readable and forceful. The rhythms are right, ever-present but not too insistent or obvious. It can be spoken instead of read and so is viable as an acting version; and it keeps the lines of the plot well focused. The Introduction offers a good survey of critical approaches.... more...

  • A Cabinet of Greek Curiositiesby J. C. McKeown

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 13.99

    The ancient Greeks were a wonderful people. They gave us democracy, drama, and philosophy, and many forms of art and branches of science would be inconceivable without their influence. And yet, they were capable of the most outlandish behavior, preposterous beliefs, and ludicrous opinions. Like its companion volume, A Cabinet of Roman Curiosities,... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to the Aegean Bronze Ageby Cynthia W. Shelmerdine

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 28.00

    This Companion covers the history and the material culture of Crete, Greece and the Aegean Islands from c. 3000?1100 BCE. more...