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  • The Fall of Carthageby Adrian Goldsworthy

    Orion 2012; Not Available

    The struggle between Rome and Carthage in the Punic Wars was arguably the greatest and most desperate conflict of antiquity. The forces involved and the casualties suffered by both sides were far greater than in any wars fought before the modern era, while the eventual outcome had far-reaching consequences for the history of the Western World, namely... 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...

  • Aristophanes and Menander: Three Comediesby Douglass Parker; Timothy J. Moore

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2014; US$ 14.50

    Three Comedies features the work of three dramatic geniuses of the glorious, no-holds-barred tradition of ancient Athenian comedy. Here Aristophanes, the eight-hundred-pound gorilla of Old and Middle Comedy meets Menander, elephant in the room of New Comedy, in a match made possible by Douglass Parker--if not Athenian exactly, or even ancient,... more...

  • New Testament Greekby B. H. McLean

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 28.00

    Provides a general introduction to the grammar and syntax of Hellenistic, or New Testament, Greek, suitable for two-semester courses. more...

  • Homer: Odyssey Books XIII and XIVby Homer; A. M. Bowie

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 28.00

    New edition of the Greek text suitable for upper-level students, with full attention to literary-critical and linguistic matters. more...

  • Ovid: Epistulae ex Ponto Book Iby Ovid; Garth Tissol

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 30.00

    Edition and commentary, aimed at students and scholars, providing the most accessible introduction available to this late work of Ovid. more...

  • Hellenistic and Biblical Greekby B. H. McLean

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 32.00

    This graduated Hellenistic Greek reader includes within-passage translation support and helps intermediate/advanced students of Greek improve their reading ability. more...

  • Ancient Central Chinaby Rowan K. Flad; Pochan Chen

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 28.00

    An up-to-date synthesis of archaeological discoveries in the upper and middle Yangzi River region of China, including the Three Gorges Dam reservoir zone. more...

  • The Myth of Persecutionby Candida Moss

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 12.99

    In The Myth of Persecution , Candida Moss, a leading expert on early Christianity, reveals how the early church exaggerated, invented, and forged stories of Christian martyrs and how the dangerous legacy of a martyrdom complex is employed today to silence dissent and galvanize a new generation of culture warriors. According to cherished church tradition... more...

  • On the War for Greek Freedomby Herodotus; Samuel Shirley; James Romm

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2003; US$ 9.95

    Designed for students with little or no background in ancient Greek language, history, and culture, this new abridgment presents those selections that comprise Herodotus’ historical narrative. These are meticulously annotated, and supplemented with a chronology of the Archaic Age, Historical Epilogue, glossary of main characters and places, index... more...