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- De Gruyter 1994; US$ 119.71
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
This book takes a new approach to the question, "Is the philosopher to be seen as universal human being or as eccentric?". Through a reading of the Theaetetus, Pappas first considers how we identify philosophers ? how do they appear, in particular how do they dress? The book moves to modern philosophical treatments of fashion, and of "anti-fashion".... more...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 395.00 US$ 342.33
A Companion to Science, Technology, and Medicine in Ancient Greece and Rome brings a fresh perspective to the study of these disciplines in the ancient world, with 60 chapters examining these topics from a variety of critical and technical perspectives. Brings a fresh perspective to the study of science, technology, and medicine in the ancient... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 210.00
The Routledge Handbook of Identity and the Environment in the Classical and Medieval Worlds ?explores how environment was thought to shape ethnicity and identity, discussing developments in early natural philosophy and historical ethnographies. Defining ?environment? broadly to include not only physical but also cultural environments, natural and... more...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 54.95 US$ 47.62
Peace in the Ancient World: Concepts and Theories conducts a comparative investigation of why certain ancient societies produced explicit concepts and theories of peace and others did not. Explores the idea that concepts of peace in antiquity occurred only in periods that experienced exceptional rates of warfare Utilizes case studies of civilizations... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
This volume is a concise introduction to the history and culture of the Huns. This ancient people had a famous reputation in Eurasian Late Antiquity. However, their history has often been evaluated as a footnote in the histories of the later Roman Empire and early Germanic peoples. Kim addresses this imbalance and challenges the commonly held assumption... more...
- Icon Books Ltd 2014; US$ 11.99
Who first thought of atoms? How much can you learn about archaeology from an oil lamp? Who came up with the theory of the ?wandering womb?? Oxford Classicist Jane Hood delves into the history, culture, literature, mythology and philosophy of ancient Greece, Rome and Egypt, using her expert eye to unearth unexpected gems, glittering fragments and quotable... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 38.95
This is the definitive book on classical cats. The cat has played a significant role in history from the earliest times. Well known is its role in the religion and art of ancient Egypt, no less than its association with witchcraft in the Middle Ages. But when did the cat become a domestic companion and worker as well? There has been much debate about... more...