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  • École de Berlin und "Goldenes Zeitalter" (1882-1914) der Ägyptologie als Wissenschaftby Thomas L. Gertzen

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 153.84

    Though in-depth studies into the history of Egyptology have existed for the past 200 years, they continue to remain popular today. By assessing extensive materials from German and European archives, Thomas Gertzen sheds light on the significance of the Berlin School of Egyptology and its founder, Adolf Erman (1854?1937). He also examines... more...

  • På randen af det ukendteby Tønnes Bekker Nielsen; Arne Søby; Jan Willem Drivjes

    Aarhus University Press 2003; US$ 14.10

    For oldtidens middelhavskulturer var Sortehavet tærsklen til en spændende, men også skræmmende verden med andre folk, sprog og skikke. Hinsides nomadefolkene ved Sortehavets nordkyst forestillede man sig, at der levede amazoner, menneskeædere, enøjede fabelvæsener og varulve. I denne bog præsenterer fem antikforskere en række eksempler på grækeres... more...

  • The Athenian Constitutionby Aristotle

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99

    A remarkable study of how the democratic institutions worked in the Greek city-states is presented. A detailed analysis of the institutions of judiciary, executive and government, under different rulers is offered. An irreplaceable and invaluable source of knowledge about the earliest democratic institutions. more...

  • Conspiracy of Catiline and the Jugurthine Warby Sallust

    ReadHowYouWant 2007; US$ 3.99

    Two of Sallust’s most famous works, “The Conspiracy of Catiline and Jugurthine War”, are presented here. The first takes us to the year 63 B.C. as it discusses the corruption of Catiline. The second is a brief yet fascinating monograph describing the war in Numida between more...

  • Hellenica Volume 2 of 2by Xenophon

    ReadHowYouWant 2007; US$ 3.99

    “Hellenica” is a very important work by Xenophon. It is considered to be one of the major sources for the final seven years of the Peloponnesian War and its consequences. Highly informative! more...

  • A History of the Ptolemaic Empireby Günther Hölbl

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This compelling narrative provides the only comprehensive guide in English to the rise and decline of Ptolemaic rule in Egypt over three centuries - from the death of Alexander in 323 BC to the tragic deaths of Antony and Cleopatra in 30 BC. The skilful integration of material from a vast array of sources allows the reader to trace the political and... more...

  • The The Romans: All That Mattersby John Manley

    Hodder & Stoughton 2013; US$ 6.99

    In The Romans: All That Matters, John Manley focuses on some of the fundamental aspects of the Roman Empire, especially those topics that have relevance beyond the study of Antiquity itself - how its material remains and philosophical concepts have survived and still influence us today. How did a rather obscure settlement spread over a few hills... more...

  • Healing Magic and Evil Demonsby Markham J. Geller; Ludek Vacin

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 186.82

    This book brings together ancient manuscripts of the large compendium of Mesopotamian exorcistic incantations known as Udug.hul (Utukku Lemnutu), directed against evil demons, ghosts, gods, and other demonic malefactors within the Mesopotamian view of the world. It allows for a more accurate appraisal of variants arising from a text tradition... more...

  • Monumental Polovtsian Statues in Eastern Europeby Aneta Golebiowska-Tobiasz

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 0.00

    The book presents a case study of analysis and conservation of the collection of Cuman sculpture of the Veliko-Anadol Forest Museum. The author provides an insight into the phenomenon of anthropomorphic sculptures, pertaining to the recent wave of Turkic nomads, from the perspective of archaeology and culture heritage conservation. more...

  • Nachbarschaft und Dorfgemeinschaft im archaischen und klassischen Griechenlandby Winfried Schmitz

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 98.00

    Oikos und Polis stellen einen zentralen Gegenstand der althistorischen Forschung dar. Eine Vielzahl von Arbeiten hat sich mit der Entstehung der Polis als politischem Verband auseinandergesetzt und dabei den Weg vom Oikos als dominierender sozialer Einheit in archaischer Zeit zur Polis, dem übergeordneten politischen Verband, nachgezeichnet.... more...