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  • When Men Were Menby Lin Foxhall; John Salmon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    When Men Were Men questions the deep-set assumption that men's history speaks and has always spoken for all of us, by exploring the history of classical antiquity as an explicitly masculine story. With a preface by Sarah Pomeroy, this study employs different methodologies and focuses on a broad range of source materials, periods and places. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    The contributors in this volume present a systematic survey of the struggles of Athens, Sparta and Thebes to dominate Greece in the fourth century - only to be overwhelmed by the newly emerging Macedonian kingdom of Philip II. Additionally, the situation of Greeks in Sicily, Italy and Asia is portrayed, showing the geographical and political diffusion... more...

  • Cosmology in Antiquityby Rosemary Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    The popularity of Stephen Hawking's work has put cosmology back in the public eye. The question of how the universe began, and why it hangs together, still puzzles scientists. Their puzzlement began two and a half thousand years ago when Greek philosophers first 'looked up at the sky and formed a theory of everything.' Though their solutions are... more...

  • Das kaiserzeitliche Gymnasionby Peter Scholz; Dirk Wiegandt

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This volume offers an extensive description of the Hellenistic gymnasion during the Roman Imperial Age. Literary evidence demonstrating the ?Roman? attitude towards it is considered as well as archeological findings that show how existing buildings were altered. Articles focus on topics such as the role of the urban youth within the gymnasion, the... more...

  • Experiencing Romeby Janet Huskinson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Sexual Life In Ancient Greeceby Licht

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 350.00

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Roman Empire at Bay, AD 180?395by David S. Potter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    The Roman Empire at Bay  is the only one volume history of the critical years 180-395 AD, which saw the transformation of the Roman Empire from a unitary state centred on Rome, into a new polity with two capitals and a new religion?Christianity. The book integrates social and intellectual history into the narrative, looking to explore the relationship... more...

  • Anglo-Saxon Readerby Sweet

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 220.00

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Vikingsby Neil Oliver

    Orion Publishing Group 2012; Not Available

    The Vikings famously took no prisoners, relished cruel retribution, and prided themselves on their blood-thirsty skills as warriors. But their prowess in battle is only a small part of their story, which stretches from their Scandinavian origins to America in the west and as far as Baghdad in the east. As the Vikings did not write their history,... more...

  • City of the Sharp-Nosed Fishby Peter Parsons

    Orion Publishing Group 2012; Not Available

    In 1897 two Oxford archaeologists began digging a mound south of Cairo. Ten years later, they had uncovered 500,000 fragments of papyri. Shipped back to Oxford, the meticulous and scholarly work of deciphering these fragments began. It is still going on today. As well as Christian writings from totally unknown gospels and Greek poems not seen by human... more...