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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 US$ 179.40

    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...

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

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 85.20

    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.... more...

  • Ebla and Its Archivesby Alfonso Archi

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 181.11

    The roughly 5,000 cuneiform tablets from Ebla (3rd millennium BC) attest to the oldest Semitic language and provide insight into a period in the history of Syria that was previously unknown. Their restoration, interpretation, and classification has taken more than thirty years. The essays collected in this volume offer important insight... 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$ 127.82

    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...

  • 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...

  • Antike Lebensweltenby Renate Lafer; Karl Strobel

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 106.51

    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...

  • 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...