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  • The Essential Homerby Homer; Sheila Murnaghan

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2000; US$ 14.50

    Selections from both Iliad and Odyssey , made with an eye for those episodes that figure most prominently in the study of mythology. more...

  • Ancient Greek Political Thought in Practiceby Paul Cartledge

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    This book investigates the interaction between ancient Greek political thought and practice from prehistoric times to the Roman Empire. 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...

  • Aksum and Nubiaby George Hatke

    NYU Press 2013; US$ 50.00

    Aksum and Nubia assembles and analyzes the textual and archaeologicalevidence of interaction between Nubia and the Ethiopiankingdom of Aksum, focusing primarily on the fourth centuryCE. Although ancient Nubia and Ethiopia have been the subjectof a growing number of studies in recent years, little attention hasbeen given to contact between these... more...

  • The Material World of Ancient Egyptby William H. Peck

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    Examines the objects and artifacts, the representations in art, and the examples of documentation that reveal the day-to-day life of ancient Egyptians. more...

  • Eusebiusby Aaron P. Johnson

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 14.95

    Eusebius of Caesarea (263-339 CE) is one of the most important intellectuals whose writings survive from late antiquity. His texts made lasting and wide-ranging contributions, from history-writing and apologetics to biblical commentary and Christian oratory. He was a master of many of the literary and scholarly traditions of the Greek heritage. Yet... more...

  • Scripture, Culture, and Agricultureby Ellen F. Davis

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    This book examines the theology and ethics of land use through critical biblical exegesis. more...

  • The Feminine Matrix of Sex and Gender in Classical Athensby Kate Gilhuly

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    This book explores the relationship between the prostitute, the wife, and the ritual performer in Athenian literature. more...

  • The Gallic Warby Julius Caesar; Carolyn Hammond

    OUP Oxford 1998; US$ 5.99 US$ 5.15

    The Gallic War, published on the eve of the civil war which led to the end of the Roman Republic, is an autobiographical account written by one of the most famous figures of European history. This new translation reflects the purity of Caesar's Latin while preserving the pace and flow of his momentous narrative. As well as an introduction and notes,... more...

  • Prometheus Boundby Aeschylus; Deborah Roberts

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 7.95

    This is an outstandingly useful edition of Prometheus Bound . The translation is both faithful and graceful, and the introduction to this difficult play is a model of clarity, intelligence, and a profound familiarity with the workings of Greek myth, Greek literature, and literature in general. --Rachel Hadas, Department of English, Rutgers University... more...