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- 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...
- De Gruyter 1998; US$ 53.07
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
The story of Jonah, often read as a simple children's story, is a multifaceted and elaborate narrative with serious intent. Treating the biblical book as a fictitious story based on real locations and recognizable persons, 'Jonah's World' examines the background to the story and draws on social science approaches to describe its imaginative world.... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00 US$ 169.00
A Companion to Ancient Thrace presents a series of essays that reveal the newly recognized complexity of the social and cultural phenomena of the peoples inhabiting the Balkan periphery of the Classical world. • Features a rich and detailed overview of Thracian history from the Early Iron Age to Late Antiquity • Includes contributions... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 42.45
Ein deutschsprachiger wissenschaftlicher Gesamtkommentar zu Homers Ilias ist seit dem Kommentar von Ameis-Hentze-Cauer (1868-1913) nicht mehr erschienen. In der Zwischenzeit hat die Homer-Forschung auf sämtlichen traditionellen Teilgebieten (Sprache, Realien, Struktur usw.) erhebliche Fortschritte gemacht. Darüber hinaus sind grundsätzlich bekannte... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 27.50
Herodotus is not only the father of the art and the science of historical writing but also one of the Western tradition's most compelling storytellers. In tales such as that of Gyges?who murders Candaules, the king of Lydia, and unsurps his throne and his marriage bed, thereby bringing on, generations later, war with the Persians?he laid bare the... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 6.95
Written early in the second century, Plutarch's Lives offers richly detailed and anecdotal biographies of some of the ancient world's mightiest and most influential figures. Plutarch sought to explore the characters and personalities of great men, to see how individual natures led ultimately to tragedy or victory. This selection from Plutarch's... more...