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- Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 30.16
Sie zerreißen Tiere mit bloßen Händen, lassen Milch mit einem Schlag aus einem unbelebten Felsen fließen und säugen wilde Tiere. Ganze Landstriche sollen sie in Angst und Schrecken versetzt haben - Die Mänaden - Die heiligen Anhängerinnen des Dionysos. So beschreibt es jedenfalls der antike Autor Euripides. Klingt wie ein Märchen, aber über Hunderte... more...
- Aarhus University Press 2009; US$ 34.58
The papers in this volume are based on an international conference organized by Jesper Tae Jensen, 9-10 January 2004 at the Department of Classical Archaeology, together with the Centre for Studies of Antiquities, University of Aarhus. They illustrate the interplay between the studies of classical archaeology, religion, history, and musicology. The... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This volume explores the religious motivations for pilgrimage and reveals the main preoccupations of worshippers in Ancient Greece. Dillon examines the main sanctuaries of Delphi, Epidauros and Olympia, as well as the less well-known oracle of Didyma in Asia Minor and the festivals at the Isthmus of Corinth. He discusses the modes of travel to the... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00
In a broad sweep, the Greek Studies treat important moments in Greek history from its beginnings up to the 4th century BC. Working in collaboration with the Old Testament scholar Klaus Seybold from Basle, particular attention is paid first to the comparison with parallel developments in Israel/ Judaea in order to bring out what was characteristic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
Clear and direct in style, and with more than eighty photographs, maps and plans, Early Greek States Beyond the Polis is a widely relevant study of Greek history, archaeology and society. Catherine Morgan addresses the different forms of association experienced by early Iron-Age and Archaic Greeks by exploring the archaeological, literary and... more...
- BRILL 2004; US$ 206.00
This work seeks to explore aspects of the cultural identity of Greek colonies of the Western Mediterranean and how it evolved. It covers the colonial foundations in Italy, Sicily, Southern France, Spain, and North Africa, and ranges from the 8th century BC to the early Roman Empire. more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2007; US$ 10.99
When Joe and his girlfriend Joy decide to trade in their life on a cold Lancashire fish market to run a bar in the Tenerife sunshine, they anticipate a paradise of sea, sand and siestas. This story talks about the morning-afters as well as the night-befores of life in a busy holiday resort. more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00
Crete offers rich material for investigating questions at the heart of research on social organization in ancient Greece. The essays in these proceedings use archeological and historical approaches to analyze the processes of structural change that took place in the cities of Crete during the Archaic and Classical periods, bringing together... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 39.95
There was racism in the ancient world, after all. This groundbreaking book refutes the common belief that the ancient Greeks and Romans harbored "ethnic and cultural," but not racial, prejudice. It does so by comprehensively tracing the intellectual origins of racism back to classical antiquity. Benjamin Isaac's systematic analysis of ancient social... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 61.95
?Students of ancient Greece will respond to this book as John Sheffield (1709) did to Homer: ?you will hardly need another book.? The new compilation of evidence merits the same praise for its range, aids and the quality of its illustrations and commentaries.? ? Carol Thomas, University of Washington ?This wide-ranging collection... more...