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- Dover Publications 2014; US$ 4.50
Inexpensive compilation of great speeches includes Pericles on the Peloponnesian War and Julius Caesar on the punishment of the Catiline conspirators, plus orations by Alcibiades, Demosthenes, Cicero, and many others. more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 0.00
The book presents a case study of analysis and conservation of the collection of Cuman sculpture of the Veliko-Anadol Forest Museum. The author provides an insight into the phenomenon of anthropomorphic sculptures, pertaining to the recent wave of Turkic nomads, from the perspective of archaeology and culture heritage conservation. more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 35.00
Drawing on the latest research, this textbook surveys ancient economies, offering insights into the interconnections between agriculture, commerce, trade, markets, and tax systems while illuminating ecological, demographic, political, and technical factors. The author shows how ancient economies developed under completely different conditions... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 17.50
Das Zweistromland im heutigen Irak war schon immer ein ganz besonderer Flecken Erde, das war früher so und gilt auch noch heute. Dahlia Shehata erzählt die Geschichte der antiken Hochkulturen, die hier lebten. Sie berichtet von den Sumerern, die die erste Schrift erfanden, den Babyloniern und von König Gilgamesch. Vom Räubervolk zum Großkönigtum brachten... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2010; US$ 12.77
In this inspiring and original book, former editor of The Times, Sir Peter Stothard, re-traces the journey taken by Spartacus and his army of rebels. more...
- University Of Hertfordshire Press 2015; US$ 32.99
Celebrating the rich heritage of archaeology and of archaeological research in Hertfordshire, the 15 papers collected in this work focus on various aspects of the region, including the Neolithic to the post-Medieval periods, and include a report on the important excavations at the formative henge at Norton. Several chapters focus new attention on... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Peter is a fascinating character in all four canonical gospels, not only as a literary figure in each of the gospels respectively, but also when looked at from an intertextual perspective. This book examines how Peter is rewritten for each of the gospels, positing that the different portrayals of this crucial figure reflect not only the theological... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
This book takes a new approach to the question, "Is the philosopher to be seen as universal human being or as eccentric?". Through a reading of the Theaetetus, Pappas first considers how we identify philosophers ? how do they appear, in particular how do they dress? The book moves to modern philosophical treatments of fashion, and of "anti-fashion".... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 210.00
The Routledge Handbook of Identity and the Environment in the Classical and Medieval Worlds ?explores how environment was thought to shape ethnicity and identity, discussing developments in early natural philosophy and historical ethnographies. Defining ?environment? broadly to include not only physical but also cultural environments, natural and... more...