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  • The Road to Ubarby Nicholas Clapp

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1999; US$ 14.99

    No one thought that Ubar, the most fabled city of ancient Arabia, would ever be found-if it even existed. Buried in the desert without a trace, it had become known as "the Altantis of the Sands." Many had searched for Ubar, including Lawrence of Arabia. Then in the 1980s, Nicholas Clapp, a documentary filmmaker and amateur archaeologist, stumbled... more...

  • Shebaby Nicholas Clapp

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2001; US$ 14.99

    Three thousand years ago, a dusky queen swept into the court of King Solomon, and from that time to the present day, her tale has been told and retold. Who was this queen? Did she really exist? In a quixotic odyssey that takes him to Ethiopia, Arabia, Israel, and even a village in France, Nicholas Clapp seeks the underlying truth behind the multifaceted... more...

  • Incantations and Anti-Witchcraft Texts from Ugaritby Gregorio del Olmo Lete; Ignacio Márquez Rowe

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    This book provides an edition and study of the Ugaritic and Akkadian incantation and anti-witchcraft texts from Ugarit. All texts have been newly collated and are edited here alongside translations, hand copies, photographs, and a commentary. The author offers an analysis and interpretation of these various magic texts within their Ancient Near Eastern... more...

  • The Amorium Mint and the Coin Findsby Constantina Katsari; Christopher S. Lightfoot; Adil Özme

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00

    This fourth volume in the Amorium Monograph Series is devoted to the numismatic evidence from the ancient and mediaeval city of Amorium in central Anatolia (Turkey). It comprises two distinct parts. In Section 1 the city mint of Amorium is discussed and illustrated by a chronological and typological catalogue of known specimens. The city mint flourished... more...

  • Greek Medicineby James Longrigg

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • A History of the Roman Worldby E. T. Salmon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    Including an account of political and military developments, and including sections on social, economic an cultural life, this book presents a survey of the Roman world at a time when the Principate was established, and the Pax Romana consolidated. more...

  • The Play of Wordsby Giulia Maria Chesi

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    This book examines the dynamics of interfamilial violence in the Oresteia. It argues that the key element of the play?s discourse about violence is to be found in the inquiry for a definition of Clytemnestra?s motherhood. By reading the play?s narrative on interfamilial violence and matricide as a narrative of uncertainties in terms of the role of... more...

  • Crisis of Empireby Phil Booth

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 75.00

    This book focuses on the attempts of three ascetics?John Moschus, Sophronius of Jerusalem, and Maximus Confessor?to determine the Church?s power and place during a period of profound crisis, as the eastern Roman empire suffered serious reversals in the face of Persian and then Islamic expansion. By asserting visions which reconciled long-standing intellectual... more...

  • When Men Were Menby Lin Foxhall; John Salmon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    When Men Were Men employs a variety of critical approaches and methodologies and focuses on a broad range of source materials, periods and places to offer an innovative and challenging study of male dominance in the classical world. more...

  • The Greek World in the Fourth Centuryby Lawrence A. Tritle

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    Will provide the reader with a clearly drawn and vivid picture of the main events and leading personalities in this decisive period of Greek history. more...