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  • Opuscula de rebus mirabilibus et de longaevisby Phlegon ; Antonio Stramaglia

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 98.00

    Only two works of Phlegon of Tralles (2nd century AD) have survived: On marvellous things and On long-lived people. The former is the main extant paradoxographic collection from classical antiquity, most famous for its memorable ghost stories (one of which inspired Goethe); the latter contains lists of long-lived individuals from both archival and... more...

  • Cities of the Classical Worldby Colin McEvedy

    Penguin Books Ltd 2011; Not Available

    From Alexandria to York, this unique illustrated guide allows us to see the great centres of classical civilization afresh. The key feature of Cities of the Classical World is 120 specially drawn maps tracing each city's thoroughfares and defences, monuments and places of worship. Every map is to the same scale, allowing readers for the first... more...

  • Final Neolithic Crete and the Southeast Aegeanby Krzysztof Nowicki

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 210.00

    This book presents an archaeological study of Crete in transition from the Neolithic to the Early Bronze Age (c. 4000 to 3000 BC) within the broader South Aegean context. The study, based on the author?s own fieldwork, contains a gazetteer ofover 170sites. The material from these sites will prompt archaeologists in Greece, Turkey, and the Middle East... more...

  • Die Epidemien und das Corpus Hippocraticumby Karl Deichgräber

    De Gruyter 1971; US$ 154.00

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  • Tumulus as Semaby Olivier Henry; Ute Kelp

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 335.00

    Tumuli were the most widespread form of monumental tombs in the ancient world. Their impact on landscape, their allurement as well as their symbolic referenceto a glorious past can still be felt today. The need of supra-regional and cross-disciplinary examination of this unique phenomenon led to theorganisation ofan international conference in Istanbul... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00

    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 its importance... more...

  • Der Tod und die Mädchenby Christian Russenberger

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00

    Why was the bloody struggle between the Amazons and Greeks among the most popular subjects for depiction on Roman sarcophagi? This study uses the extensive corpus of Amazon sarcophageal imagery as a source for examining key aspects of the history of bodies and the history of representations of violence. It provides insight into the radical transformation... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...