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- 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...
- 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...
- Penguin Group Australia 2012; Not Available
Epicureanism has been diluted into a byword for gourmet dining, but does the original ancient Greek 'philosophy of the Garden' contain insight that could save the world? Luke Slattery argues that reading Epicurus could help us rethink our materialist ways and challenge the inevitability of man-made climate change. Rather than appealing to altruism,... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2010; Not Available
In this inspiring and original book, former editor of The Times, Sir Peter Stothard, re-traces the journey taken by Spartacus and his army of rebels. more...