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  • "The Story of Apollonius, King of Tyre"by Stelios Panayotakis

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00

    The anonymous Latin Story of Apollonius, King of Tyre (Historia Apollonii regis Tyri) is a romance of adventure, possibly of Greek origins, with Christian elements in its plot. Well known for its important afterlife, including Shakespeare?s Pericles, the Story of Apollonius is commonly viewed as a Christianised folktale of a sub-literary character.... more...

  • The "Sacred History" of Euhemerus of Messeneby Marek Winiarczyk

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00

    This is a comprehensive study of the life and work of Euhemerus. His utopian novel describes the travel to the island Panchaia. According to Euhemerus, in the temple of Zeus Triphylius there was a stele which presented the Olympian gods as deified kings. Winiarczyk?s book studies the sources of the theological views and of the description of the Panchaian... more...

  • ATHLETIC & PHIL IN THE ANCIENT WRLDby Heather L. Reid

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This book examines the relationship between ancient philosophy and sport as they addressed emerging social questions such as virtue, aristocracy, democracy, justice, and peace. It was published as a special issue of the Ethics and Sport . more...

  • An Account of Egyptby Herodotus

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other... 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...

  • Acoustic Microscopyby Roman Gr. Maev

    Wiley 2008; US$ 225.00

    This only and up-to-date monograph on this versatile method covers its use in a range of applications spanning the fields of physics, materials science, electrical engineering, medicine, and research and industry. Following an introduction, the highly experienced author goes on to investigate acoustic field structure, output signal formation in transmission... more...

  • Aegean Greece in the fourth century BCby J. Buckler

    BRILL 2003; US$ 316.00

    An examination of the political, diplomatic and military history of the Aegean Greeks of the fourth century BC, aiming to raise new questions and delve into old controversies. It includes their power struggles, the Persian involvement in their affairs, and the Macedonian triumph over Greece. more...

  • The Aegean from Bronze Age to Iron Ageby Oliver Dickinson

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 40.95

    An up-to-date synthesis of the period between the collapse of the Bronze Age up to the rise of the Greek civilization, the author examines the reasons why the Dark Ages came about and the processes that enabled archaic Greece to emerge from them more...

  • Aelian's On the Nature of Animalsby Gregory McNamee

    Trinity University Press 2012; US$ 15.95

    Not much can be said with certainty about the life of Claudius Aelianus, known to us as Aelian. He was born sometime between A.D. 165 and 170 in the hill town of Praeneste, what is now Palestrina, about twenty-five miles from Rome, Italy. He grew up speaking that town?s version of Latin, a dialect that other speakers of the language seem to have found... more...

  • Aeschines and Athenian Politicsby Edward M. Harris

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 144.99

    Filling a major gap in scholarship, this is the first full-length study of the Athenian politician Aeschines. Along with Isocrates, Aeschines was one of the most prominent Athenian politicians who advocated friendly ties with the Macedonian king Philip II. Though overshadowed by his famous rival Demosthenes, Aeschines played a key role in the decisive... more...