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- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 15.95
This superb in-depth survey explores animism, totemism, fetishism, creation myths, Egyptian priesthood, cult of Osiris, numerous deities, Book of the Dead, alchemy, Egyptian art and magic, legends, and a host of other fascinating topics. An erudite, clearly written work, enhanced with over 50 photographs and illustrations. more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2014; US$ 21.95
"Terrific . . . exactly the sort of collection we have long needed: one offering a wide range of texts, both literary and documentary, and that--with the inclusion of Sulpicia and Perpetua--allows students to hear the voices of actual women from the ancient world. The translations themselves are fluid; the inclusion of long extracts allows students... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2004; US$ 18.95
This volume is designed as a companion to the standard undergraduate mythology textbooks or, when assigned alongside the central Greek and Roman works, as a source-based alternative to those textbooks. In addition to the complete texts of the Homeric Hymns and Hesiod's Theogony , this collection provides generous selections from over 50 texts... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 28.00
The first comprehensive treatment of the 'small politics' of rural communities in the Late Roman world. more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 9.50
While preserving the basic narrative of the Iliad , this selection also highlights the epic's high poetic moments and essential mythological content, and will prove especially useful in surveys of world literature. more...
- Atlantic Books 2014; US$ 2.90
The ancient Greeks gave us our alphabet and much of our scientific, medical and cultural language; they invented democracy, atomic theory, and the rules of logic and geometry; laid the foundations of philosophy, history, tragedy and comedy; and debated everything from the good life and the role of women, to making sense of foreigners and the best form... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 44.00
New, enlarged, and comprehensively revised edition of the seminal sourcebook on the Hellenistic period. more...