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- Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 30.95
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...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2010; US$ 20.99
This is a travel book in the grand sense. The horizons it explores are of land and sea, and of the mind. Greek Pilgrimage is a meditation on classical Greece, journeying through its great sites, monuments, and cultural works. On the way, it examines the country?s pivotal role in the foundation of the modern world. We who are born into the West... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
This wide-ranging yet detailed study describes and assesses the many-faceted cultural achievement of an area remote from Athens, the Dorian islands. Elizabeth Craik?s scholarship sets this lively outlying region of the ancient Greek world ? which included Rhodes, Kos, Karpathos, Melos, and Thera ? in the perspective of Greek civilization as a whole,... 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...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 43.95
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Liverpool University Press 2000; US$ 30.00
Tombstones provide the largest single category of epigraphical evidence from the ancient world. However, epigraphy the study of inscriptions remains, for many students of history and archaeology, an abstruse subject. By marrying epigraphy and death, the contributors to this collection hope to encourage a wider audience to consider the... more...