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  • Orality and Performance in Classical Attic Proseby Alessandro Vatri

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 119.99

    This study discusses whether there is a linguistic difference between classical Attic prose texts intended for public oral delivery and those intended for written circulation and private performance, establishing a rigorous methodology for the reconstruction of the native perception of clarity in the original contexts of textual reception. more...

  • The Hellenistic Worldby F. W. Walbank

    HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 10.92

    The vast land empire that Alexander the Great left to his successors was without parallel in Greek history. Alexander?s family and generals created a new order of monarchies and city-states which was to control most of the territory between the Adriatic Sea and western India for three hundred years. more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Thucydidesby Ryan Balot; Sarah Forsdyke; Edith Foster

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 149.99

    Divided into four sections--History, Historiography, Political Theory, and Context and Reception-- The Oxford Handbook of Thucydides provides a comprehensive introduction to Thucydides' ideas and their ancient influence. It bridges traditionally divided disciplines, and offers both solid explanation and innovative approaches. more...

  • Eureka! (Icon Science)by Andrew Gregory

    Icon Books Ltd 2017; US$ 8.99

    An exploration of the eruption of scientific activity in the Ancient Greek world more...

  • The Classical Art of Commandby Joseph Roisman

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 23.99

    This book examines the many facets of Greek leadership during the Classical Age through the unique perspective of eight generals regarded as outstanding shapers of Greek military history. The work also draws attention to the important role that the general's personality played in his command. more...

  • The Oresteiaby Aeschylus

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 1.99

    Aeschylus was the first of the three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays can still be read or performed, the others being Sophocles and Euripides. He is often described as the father of tragedy: our knowledge of the genre begins with his work and our understanding of earlier tragedies is largely based on inferences from his surviving plays. Only seven... more...

  • The Suppliant Maidensby Aeschylus

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 0.99

    Aeschylus was the first of the three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays can still be read or performed, the others being Sophocles and Euripides. He is often described as the father of tragedy: our knowledge of the genre begins with his work and our understanding of earlier tragedies is largely based on inferences from his surviving plays. Only seven... more...

  • The Seven Against Thebesby Aeschylus

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 0.99

    Aeschylus was the first of the three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays can still be read or performed, the others being Sophocles and Euripides. He is often described as the father of tragedy: our knowledge of the genre begins with his work and our understanding of earlier tragedies is largely based on inferences from his surviving plays. Only seven... more...

  • Attic Oratory and Performanceby Andreas Serafim

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    In a society where public speech was integral to the decision-making process, and where all affairs pertaining to the community were the subject of democratic debate, the communication between the speaker and his audience in the public forum, whether the law-court or the Assembly, cannot be separated from the notion of performance. Attic Oratory... more...

  • The Plague of Warby Jennifer T. Roberts

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 23.99

    In 431 BC, the long simmering rivalry between the city-states of Athens and Sparta erupted into open warfare, and for more than a generation the two were locked in a life-and-death struggle. Jennifer Roberts' rich narrative of this famous conflict is the first general history to tell the whole story, from the war's origins down to Sparta's defeat at... more...