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  • Dionysos und seine Gefolgschaft: Weibliche Besessenheitskulte in der griechischen Antikeby Judith Behnk

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 35.58

    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...

  • Aspects of Ancient Greek Cultby Peter Schultz; Bronwen Wickkiser; George Hinge

    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...

  • Pilgrims and Pilgrimage in Ancient Greeceby Matthew Dillon

    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...

  • Cultural Practices and Material Culture in Archaic and Classical Creteby Oliver Pilz; Gunnar Seelentag

    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 for the... more...

  • Griechische Studienby Jürgen von Ungern-Sternberg

    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 of... more...

  • Frommer's Greeceby John S. Bowman; Peter Kerasiotis; Sherry Marker; Heidi Sarna

    Wiley 2010; US$ 21.99

    Completely updated biannually, Frommer's Greece features stunning color photos and maps of the sites and experiences that await visitors. Our authors include renowned Classicists and young, hip Athenians who have scoured the country, from its ancient sites to its newly hip neighborhoods like Gazi to bring readers an up-to-the-minute... more...

  • More Ketchup Than Salsaby Joe Cawley

    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...

  • The Invention of Racism in Classical Antiquityby Benjamin Isaac

    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...

  • Greek identity in the western Mediterraneanby K. Lomas

    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...

  • Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexanderby Joseph Roisman; J. C. Yardley

    Wiley 2011; US$ 107.95

    With fresh, new translations and extensive introductions and annotations, this sourcebook provides an inclusive and integrated view of Greek history, from Homer to Alexander the Great. New translations of original sources are contextualized by insightful introductions and annotations Includes a range of literary, artistic and material evidence from... more...