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  • The Ancient Cityby Numa Denis Fustel de Coulanges; Willard Small

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 16.95

    This influential survey synthesizes ancient documents and physical evidence to build an account of religious, family, and civic life of Periclean Athens and Rome during the time of Cicero. more...

  • Greek and Roman Oratoryby Bob Blaisdell

    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...

  • Dynastyby Tom Holland

    Little, Brown Book Group 2015; US$ 12.99

    Rome was first ruled by kings, then became a republic. But in the end, after conquering the world, the Republic collapsed. Rome was drowned in blood. So terrible were the civil wars that the Roman people finally came to welcome the rule of an autocrat who could give them peace. ' Augustus,' their new master called himself: 'The Divinely Favoured... more...

  • The End of Greek Athletics in Late Antiquityby Sofie Remijsen

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 94.00

    A comprehensive study of how and why athletic contests, a characteristic feature of ancient Greek culture, disappeared in late antiquity. more...

  • Monumental Polovtsian Statues in Eastern Europeby Aneta Golebiowska-Tobiasz

    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...

  • Antike Wirtschaftby Sitta von Reden

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 26.87

    Die Bände der neuen Reihe "Enzyklopädie der griechisch-römischen Antike" (EGRA) werden u.a. die Themen Gesellschaft, Familie, Geschlechterverhältnisse, Politik, Wirtschaft, Religion und Militär behandeln. Ihre Konzeption entspricht der aus den Reihen OGG und EdG bekannten Dreigliederung: Einem historischen Überblick folgen eine ausführliche, vergangene... more...

  • Babylonier, Hethiter und Co. für Dummiesby Dahlia Shehata

    Wiley 2015; US$ 17.50 US$ 15.17

    Das Zweistromland im heutigen Irak war schon immer ein ganz besonderer Flecken Erde, das war fr?her so und gilt auch noch heute. Dahlia Shehata erz?hlt die Geschichte der antiken Hochkulturen, die hier lebten. Sie berichtet von den Sumerern, die die erste Schrift erfanden, den Babyloniern und von K?nig Gilgamesch. Vom R?ubervolk zum Gro?k?nigtum brachten... more...

  • On the Spartacus Road: A Spectacular Journey through Ancient Italyby Peter Stothard

    HarperCollins Publishers 2010; US$ 8.34

    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...

  • Archaeology in Hertfordshireby Kris Lockyear

    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...

  • Rewriting Peter as an Intertextual Character in the Canonical Gospelsby Finn Damgaard

    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...