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  • A History of the Greek and Roman World (Routledge Revivals)by George B. Grundy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    A History of the Greek and Roman World , first published in 1926, presents the story of Graeco-Roman antiquity from its earliest recorded origins to the height of the Roman imperium . It aims to bring into prominence the internal dynamism - political, cultural, intellectual, and aesthetic ? which animated the ancient peoples at different periods... more...

  • Alexis - Anacreonby Guido Bastianini; Michael Haslam; Herwig Maehler; Franco Montanari; Cornelia Römer; Elena Esposito; Antonietta Porro; Marco Stroppa; Marco Stroppa

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 112.00

    Mit den Commentaria et Lexica Graeca in Papyris reperta wird der Fachwelt ein einzigartiges papyrologisches Sammelwerk vorgelegt. Die bisher verstreut publizierten, auf Papyrus erhaltenen Teile antiker griechischer Kommentare - d.h. der Hypomnemata und Randnotizen zu griechischen Autoren sowie der Glossare und Lexika - werden in diesem... more...

  • Ebla and Its Archivesby Alfonso Archi

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 238.00

    The cuneiform tablets from Ebla (3rd millenium BC) attest to the most ancient Semitic language and provide insight into a period in the history and religion of Syria that was previously unknown. The restoration, interpretation, and classification of these tablets has taken more than thirty years. This volume presents a collection of 49... more...

  • Fear and Loathing in Ancient Athensby Alexander Rubel; Michael Vickers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Athens at the time of the Peloponnesian war was the arena for a dramatic battle between politics and religion in the hearts and minds of the people. Fear and Loathing in Ancient Athens , originally published in German but now available for the first time in an expanded and revised English edition, sheds new light on this dramatic period of history... more...

  • Galeni. De foetuum formationeby Diethard Nickel

    De Gruyter 2001; US$ 130.28

    Galens Schrift "Über die Ausformung der Keimlinge" ist in der späten Schaffensperiode des Autors entstanden. Sie ist ein Zeugnis dafür, wie der Arzt aus Pergamon seine medizinisch-naturwissenschaftlichen Erkenntnisse für die Klärung philosophischer Fragen fruchtbar zu machen versuchte. Im Mittelpunkt der auf dem Gebiet der Embryologie gegen Vertreter... more...

  • Antike Lebensweltenby Renate Lafer; Karl Strobel

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Der Band gibt aus vielfältigen Perspektiven Einblicke in die wesentlichen Bereiche des privaten und öffentlichen Lebens der römisch-griechischen antiken Welt. Neben papyrologischen Studien liegt ein Schwerpunkt dabei auf weiteren materiellen Befunden, insbesondere Münzen. Hinzu kommen sozio-historische Untersuchungen ebenso wie Beiträge... more...

  • Sport and Spectacle in the Ancient Worldby Donald G. Kyle

    Wiley 2014; US$ 46.95 US$ 40.69

    The second edition of Sport and Spectacle in the Ancient World updates Donald G. Kyle’s award-winning introduction to this topic, covering the Ancient Near East up to the late Roman Empire. • Challenges traditional scholarship on sport and spectacle in the Ancient World and debunks claims that there were no sports before the ancient... more...

  • pankratiastes - poieoby Günter Glockmann; Hadwig Helms

    De Gruyter 1998; US$ 54.25

    Das seit 1949 von der Berliner Akademie der Wissenschaften betreute Polybios-Lexikon erschließt in Form eines Bedeutungswörterbuchs umfassend den Wortschatz der Historien des Polybios (um 200-120 v. Chr.), der wichtigsten Quelle für die Geschichte der hellenistischen Welt im 3. und 2. vorchristlichen Jahrhundert. In detaillierter Analyse des Materials... more...

  • The ?Hippocratic? Corpusby Elizabeth M. Craik

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The Hippocratic Corpus comprises some sixty medical works of varying length, style and content. Collectively, this is the largest surviving body of early Greek prose. As such, it is an invaluable resource for scholars and students not only of ancient medicine but also of Greek life in general. Hippocrates lived in the age of Socrates and most of... more...

  • Understanding Material Text Culturesby Markus Hilgert

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 0.00

    The present volume comprises 6 highly original studies on material text cultures in different nontypographic societies stretching from the 3 rd millennium cuneiform textual record of Ancient Mesopotamia to 20 th century Qur?anic boards of northern and central African provenience. The volume provides a multidisciplinary approach to material text... more...