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  • From Solon to Socratesby V. Ehrenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.95

    First published in 1973. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Economic Theory and the Ancient Mediterraneanby Donald W. Jones

    Wiley 2014; US$ 207.00

    Economic Theory and the Ancient Mediterranean presents a comprehensive introduction to the application of contemporary economic theory to the ancient societies of the Mediterranean Sea from the period of 5000 BCE to 400 CE. Offers an accessible presentation of modern economic theory and its relationships to ancient societies Presents innovative... more...

  • 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...

  • Anacharsis der Weiseby Charlotte Schubert

    Narr Francke Attempto 2010; US$ 54.89

    Der skythische Nomade Anacharsis wird zum ersten Mal bei Herodot (5. Jh. v. Chr.) erwähnt. Er ist der Fremde, der nach Griechenland kommt, sowohl um zu lernen als auch - da selbst ein Weiser - um anderen ein Lehrer zu sein. Er äußert sich durch knappe, oft witzig-ironische Sprüche, die von der Antike bis heute in den allgemeinen Spruchwortschatz eingegangen... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 182.00

    With the Commentaria et Lexica Graeca in Papyris reperta, a unique papyrological collection is being published. The otherwise scattered publications of pieces of ancient Greek commentary written on papyrus - i.e. the hypomnemata and notes on Greek authors, glossaries and lexica - are brought together in alphabetical order in this lexicon. In addition... more...

  • Materiality and Visibility of Rituals in the Ancient Worldby Joannis Mylonopoulos

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 238.00

    Materiality and Visibility of Rituals in the Ancient World contains studies on ancient rituals from an archaeological, art historical, and anthropological perspective. Covering large areas of the eastern Mediterranean and the Near East, its contributions trace ancient ritual practices from the Bronze Age to their interpretation in the Early Modern... 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...

  • A Brief History of the Roman Empireby Stephen Kershaw

    Little, Brown Book Group 2013; US$ 13.99

    In this lively and very readable history of the Roman Empire from its establishment in 27 BC to the barbarian incursions and the fall of Rome in AD 476, Kershaw draws on a range of evidence, from Juvenal's Satires to recent archaeological finds. He examines extraordinary personalities such as Caligula and Nero and seismic events such as the conquest... more...

  • A Brief Guide to the Greek Mythsby Stephen Kershaw

    Little, Brown Book Group 2013; US$ 13.99

    The book leads the reader through these vibrant stories, from the origins of the gods through to the homecomings of the Trojan heroes. All the familiar narratives are here, along with some less familiar characters and motifs. In addition to the tales, the book explains key issues arising from the narratives, and discusses the myths and their wider... more...

  • Antike Lebensweltenby Renate Lafer; Karl Strobel

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This book offers multiple perspectives on major aspects of private and public life in the world of ancient Rome and Greece. Along with studies from papyrology, a focus is placed on other material sources, especially on coins. In addition to these material sources, the book draws upon the work of social historians and historians of science.... more...