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  • A History of Ancient Egyptby Marc Van De Mieroop

    Wiley 2011; US$ 51.95

    Outlining the major political and cultural events, A History of Ancient Egypt is an authoritative and accessible introduction to this fascinating ancient culture. An accessible chronological narrative that draws on a range of historical sources Offers an up-to-date survey of ancient Egypt’s history from its origins to its domination by the... more...

  • Cities and the Shaping of Memory in the Ancient Near Eastby mr Harmansah

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 79.00

    This book investigates the practice of constructing cities in the ancient Near East, bringing together architecture and cultural history. more...

  • Thucydidesby Thucydides; Jeremy Mynott

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 22.00

    A new translation of Thucydides, a foundational text in the history of Western political thought, with extensive student reference material. more...

  • Property and Wealth in Classical Spartaby Stephen Hodkinson

    Classical Press of Wales 2000; US$ 16.50

    From c.550 BC until her defeat at the battle of Leuktra in 371 BC, Sparta was a dominant force in the Greek world. This has traditionally ben explained by Sparta's egalitarian and militaristic society. Hodkinson's accessible and detailed study of Sparta's ruling classes shows how a new citizen organisation was established in the 6th and... more...

  • Sparta At Warby Scott Rusch

    Frontline Books 2011; US$ 8.99

    During the eighth century BC, Sparta became one of the leading cities of ancient Greece, conquering the southern Peloponnese, and from the mid-sixth century BC until the mid-fourth, Sparta became a military power of recognized importance. For almost two centuries the massed Spartan army remained unbeaten in the field. Spartan officers also commanded... more...

  • Calendars in the Dead Sea Scrollsby James C. VanderKam

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 41.95

    Calendars in the Dead Sea Scrolls explores the evidence about calendars in the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Hebrew Bible and other ancient Jewish texts. more...

  • Roman Pottery in the Archaeological Recordby J. Theodore Pea

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 29.00

    A rich portrayal of the dynamic that shaped the archaeological record of the ancient Romans. more...

  • The Jesus Discoveryby James D. Tabor; Simcha Jacobovici

    Simon & Schuster 2012; US$ 16.00

    The Jesus Discovery is the story of a stunning new discovery that provides the first physical evidence of Christians in Jerusalem during the time of Jesus and his apostles. In 2010, using a specialized robotic camera, authors Tabor and Jacobovici explored a previously unexcavated tomb in Jerusalem from around the time of Jesus. They made a remarkable... more...

  • War before Civilizationby Lawrence H. Keeley

    Oxford University Press, USA 1996; US$ 19.99

    The myth of the peace-loving "noble savage" is persistent and pernicious. Indeed, for the last fifty years, most popular and scholarly works have agreed that prehistoric warfare was rare, harmless, unimportant, and, like smallpox, a disease of civilized societies alone. Prehistoric warfare, according to this view, was little more than a ritualized... more...

  • History and the Hebrew Bibleby Hans M. Barstad

    Mohr Siebeck 2008; US$ 80.51

    Hauptbeschreibung In this collection of essays, Hans M. Barstad deals thoroughly with the recent history debate, and demonstrates its relevancy for the study of ancient Israelite history and historiography. He takes an independent stand in the heated maximalist/minimalist debate on the historicity of the Hebrew Bible. Vital to his understanding is... more...