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  • Economic Theory and the Ancient Mediterraneanby Donald W. Jones

    Wiley 2014; US$ 200.00

    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...

  • On Revenuesby Xenophon; H. G. Dakyns

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 2.99

    Though he may be best remembered as a close friend and follower of Socrates who recorded many of the philosopher's views for posterity, Xenophon was a significant figure in his own right, especially as a soldier and civic leader. After Athens was defeated in the Peloponnesian War, the once-affluent city was drifting toward insolvency. Xenophon... more...

  • Translations of Shakuntalaby Kalidasa; Arthur W. Ryder

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Regarded as the most important figure in the Classical Sanskrit literary canon, Kalidasa was a poet and playwright who likely lived in the fifth century AD. This collection brings together some of Kalidasa's most well-regarded dramatic works, including the timeless story of Shakuntala, a beautiful maiden who was abandoned at birth and raised in... more...

  • Roman Life in the Days of Ciceroby Alfred John Church

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Cicero, a Roman philosopher, orator, and politician, exerted an enormous influence on the development of Western culture, not only in his own time, but also in subsequent eras. Indeed, the rediscovery of a cache of his letters is often credited as being one of the driving forces behind the Renaissance. In this book, author Alfred John Church provides... more...

  • Anacharsis der Weiseby Charlotte Schubert

    Narr Francke Attempto 2010; US$ 54.89

    Der skythische Nomade Anacharsis wird zum ersten Mal bei Herodot (5. Jh. v. Chr.) erwähnt. Er ist der Fremde, der nach Griechenland kommt, sowohl um zu lernen als auch - da selbst ein Weiser - um anderen ein Lehrer zu sein. Er äußert sich durch knappe, oft witzig-ironische Sprüche, die von der Antike bis heute in den allgemeinen Spruchwortschatz eingegangen... more...

  • A History of the Greek and Roman World (Routledge Revivals)by George B. Grundy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    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 - Antiphoby Guido Bastianini; Michael Haslam; Herwig Maehler; Franco Montanari; Cornelia Römer; Elena Esposito; Maria Rosaria Falivene; Antonietta Porro; Marco Stroppa; Marco Stroppa

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 182.00

    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. In addition... more...

  • Ebla and Its Archivesby Alfonso Archi

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 238.00

    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 into the history... more...

  • Materiality and Visibility of Rituals in the Ancient Worldby Joannis Mylonopoulos

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 238.00

    Materiality and Visibility of Rituals in the Ancient World contains studies on ancient rituals from an archaeological, art historical, and anthropological perspective. Covering large areas of the eastern Mediterranean and the Near East, its contributions trace ancient ritual practices from the Bronze Age to their interpretation in the Early Modern... 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...