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  • Early Iron Age Greek Warrior 1100?700 BCby Raffaele D?Amato; Andrea Salimbeti; Giuseppe Rava

    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...

  • Diodor und seine "Bibliotheke"by Michael Rathmann

    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...

  • El gran libro de las civilizaciones antiguasby Patrick Riviére

    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...

  • El mundo de los griegosby Francesca Chiapponi; Renzo Barsotti

    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...

  • Athensby Niall Livingstone

    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...

  • The Serpent Columnby Paul Stephenson

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    Paul Stephenson twists together multiple strands to relate the cultural biography of a unique monument, the Serpent Column, which stands today in Istanbul 2,500 years after it was raised at Delphi. more...

  • Conflict in Ancient Greece and Rome [3 volumes]by Sara Phang; Iain Spence; Douglas Kelly; Peter Londey

    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...

  • Torture and Truth (Routledge Revivals)by Page duBois

    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...

  • Epistola ad Joannem Milliumby Richard Bentley; G. P. Goold

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2016; US$ 17.95

    A special reprint of Alexander Dyce’s edition of the  Epistola  (1691), the work which first brought Bentley fame, and which has long been out of print.  more...

  • Phonological Interpretation of Ancient Greek, Theby Vit Bubenik

    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...