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  • Reading Greekby Joint Association of Classical Teachers

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 32.00

    Thoroughly-revised edition of best-selling one-year introductory course in ancient Greek for students and adults. more...

  • The Akhenaten Colossi of Karnakby Lise Manniche

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 13.99

    Some of the most fascinating sculptures to have survived from ancient Egypt are the colossal statues of Akhenaten, erected at the beginning of his reign in his new temple to the Aten at Karnak. Fragments of more than thirty statues are now known, showing the paradoxical features combining male and female, young and aged, characteristic of representations... more...

  • Cicero: Pro Marco Caelioby Marcus Tullius Cicero; Andrew R. Dyck

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 28.00

    New edition of and detailed commentary on perhaps Cicero's best-loved speech, suitable for advanced undergraduates and graduate students. more...

  • Plato: Phaedrusby Plato; Harvey Yunis

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 28.00

    Provides all the tools necessary to read and understand Plato's Phaedrus in the original Greek. more...

  • Money and the Early Greek Mindby Richard Seaford

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 40.00

    An original theory that connects the development of coinage to the origins of rational philosophy in ancient Greece. more...

  • The Annalsby Cornelius Tacitus; J. C. Yardley; Anthony A. Barrett

    Oxford University Press, UK 2008; US$ 8.99

    The Annals is a gripping account of the Roman emperors Tiberius, Claudius, and Nero and the brutality that marked their reigns. Tacitus deplores their depravity, proof of the corrupting force of absolute power. J.C. Yardley's vivid and accurate translation is complemented by a thorough introduction and notes. - ;'He was atrocious in his brutality,... more...

  • Ancient Greek Musicby Stefan Hagel

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 108.00

    This book offers a fundamental reworking of the history of the development of Greek music from the classical period to Roman times. more...

  • Byzantiumby Michael Angold

    Orion 2012; Not Available

    Michael Angold's book is a clear, concise and authoritative history of the successor state to the Roman Empire, known as the Byzantine Empire. It was named after Byzantium, which Emperor Constantine I rebuilt in 330 AD as Constantinople and made the capital of the entire Roman Empire. Angold begins in the heart of Byzantium, the city of Constantinople... more...

  • Antike Wirtschaftby Sitta von Reden

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 35.00

    Drawing on the latest research, this textbook surveys ancient economies, offering insights into the interconnections between agriculture, commerce, trade, markets, and tax systems while illuminating ecological, demographic, political, and technical factors. The author shows how ancient economies developed under completely different conditions... more...

  • Cleopatraby Jacob Abbott

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Cleopatra, the last pharaoh of ancient Egypt, was a mysterious and beguiling figure who has fascinated historians for thousands of years. In this detailed account of her life and influence, author Jacob Abbott addresses many of the lingering questions surrounding her reign. more...