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- Little, Brown Book Group 2011; US$ 15.99
In 480 BC, Xerxes, the King of Persia, led an invasion of mainland Greece. Its success should have been a formality. For seventy years, victory - rapid, spectacular victory - had seemed the birthright of the Persian Empire. In the space of a single generation, they had swept across the Near East, shattering ancient kingdoms, storming famous cities,... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 150.14
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- ReadHowYouWant 2007; US$ 3.99
Two of Sallusts 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 238.00
Franz Köchers Standardwerk zur Babylonischen und Assyrischen Medizin, das darauf angelegt war, Kopien der Texte mit Übersetzung und Kommentar vorzulegen, war bei seinem Tod 2002 unvollendet geblieben. Sechs Bände Umschriften mit jeweils kurzen einführenden Kommentaren und Zitaten von Parallelen und Duplikaten lagen vor. Die Publikation der... more...
- 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...