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- Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 11.99
The period from 1200 BC onwards saw vast changes in every aspect of life on both the Greek mainland and islands as monarchies disappeared and were replaced by aristocratic rule and a new form of community developed: the city-state. Alongside these changes a new style of warfare developed which was to be the determining factor in land warfare in Greece... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 140.00
Previous research saw Diodorus as an author with modest intellect and a working technique of equal mediocrity, just capable enough of reconstructing forgotten historical works from the Hellenistic period. This study reveals a serious historiographer who brought an entirely original perspective to his "universal history," based on his own background,... more...
- De Vecchi Ediciones 2016; US$ 5.99
Patrick Rivière nos dibuja una historia viva de la Antigüedad: desde Sumeria, cuna de la civilización en la que nacerá la escritura, al Egipto faraónico, auténtico don del Nilo en el que los fastos religiosos alcanzaron un refinamiento máximo, para desembocar en la sabiduría de la Grecia antigua, madre del pensamiento filosófico, y en la influencia... more...
- De Vecchi Ediciones 2016; US$ 1.99
Conoce la vida cotidiana de los antiguos griegos: cómo vivían en sus casas, qué medios de transporte utilizaban, cómo se vestían, cómo estudiaban, los deportes que practicaban, sus dioses, cómo combatían y muchas otras cosas interesantes y curiosas, presentadas con imágenes de excepcional calidad que te llevarán a un mundo lejano y maravilloso. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
The citizens of ancient Athens were directly responsible for the development and power of its democracy; but how did they learn about politics and what their roles were within it? In this volume Livingstone argues that learning about political praxis (how to be a citizen) was an integral part of the everyday life of ancient Athenians. In the streets,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 310.00
Conflict in Ancient Greece and Rome: The Definitive Political, Social, and Military Encyclopedia is an outstandingly comprehensive reference work on its subject. Covering wars, battles, places, individuals, and themes, this thoroughly cross-referenced three-volume set provides essential support to any student or general reader investigating ancient... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95
First published in 1991, this book ? through the examination of ancient Greek literary, philosophical and legal texts ? analyses how the Athenian torture of slaves emerged from and reinforced the concept of truth as something hidden in the human body. It discusses the tradition of understanding truth as something that is generally concealed and the... more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2016; US$ 30.95
This volume treats systematically the variation found in the successive stages of the development of all ancient Greek dialects. It combines synchronic approach, in which generative rules expound phonological divergencies between the systems of different dialects, with a diachronic statement of unproductive and mostly pan-Hellenic shifts. more...