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Ancient

  • Epigraphy and the Greek Historianby

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2008; Not Available

    Epigraphy and the Greek Historian is a comprehensive examination of epigraphy and a timely resource for students and scholars involved in the study of ancient history. more...

  • Petrarch and the Textual Origins of Interpretationby

    BRILL 2007; US$ 144.00

    This volume addresses a far-reaching aspects of Petrarch research and interpretation: the essential interplay between Petrarch?s texts and their material preparation and reception. To read and interpret Petrarch we must come to grips with the fundamentals of Petrarchan philology. more...

  • Opuscula de rebus mirabilibus et de longaevisby Phlegon ; Antonio Stramaglia

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 63.64

    Nur zwei Werke Phlegons von Tralles (2. Jhdt. n. Chr.) sind heute noch erhalten: Über wundersame Dinge, eine der wichtigsten paradoxographischen Sammlungen der Klassischen Antike, vor allem bekannt durch ihre Geistergeschichten, von denen sich sogar Goethe inspirieren ließ, und Über langlebige Menschen , eine Zusammenstellung hundertjähriger... more...

  • The Common People of Ancient Romeby Frank Frost Abbott

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99

    A fascinating look at the ordinary citizens and freemen in ancient Rome by eminent American classical scholar Frank Frost Abbott. more...

  • Cleopatraby Jacob Abbott

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Cleopatra, the last pharaoh of ancient Egypt, was a mysterious and beguiling figure who has fascinated historians for thousands of years. In this detailed account of her life and influence, author Jacob Abbott addresses many of the lingering questions surrounding her reign. more...

  • Four Days in Septemberby Jason R Abdale

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 23.97

    For twenty years, the Roman Empire conquered its way through modern-day Germany, claiming all lands from the Rhine to the Elbe. However, when at last all appeared to be under control, a catastrophe erupted that claimed the lives of 10,000 legionnaires and laid Rome’s imperial ambitions for Germania into the dust. In late September of 9 AD,... more...

  • Die Basilius-Übersetzung des Georg von Trapezunt in ihrem historischen Kontextby Christina Abenstein

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 116.72

    Georg von Trapezunt (1396?1472/3) ist eine der schillerndsten Gestalten des italienischen Frühhumanismus. Seine Übersetzung des dogmatischen Werkes von Basilius dem Großen, in Auftrag gegeben von Kardinal Bessarion, ist nicht nur vor dem Hintergrund des Unionskonzils von Ferrara-Florenz zu verstehen, sondern spielt auch im Rahmen der Platon-Aristoteles-Kontroverse... more...

  • Imperialism and Biblical Prophecyby David Aberbach

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Imperialism and Biblical Prophecy is a radically new interpretation of prophetic poetry. Using more than thirty new translations from the Hebrew Bible, it shows that this poetry is inseparable from imperialism, that each of the three major waves of biblical prophecy which have survived in the Old Testament occurred in response to simultaneous waves... more...

  • The Roman-Jewish Wars and Hebrew Cultural Nationalism, 66-2000 CEby David Aberbach; Moshe Aberbach

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 152.00

    In this controversial book, the authors show how the Roman-Jewish wars were precipitated partly by Jewish demographic and religious expansion and by conflict with the Greeks and their culture. They argue that the trauma and humiliation of defeat, stimulated Jewish cultural growth, particularly in Hebrew, during and after the wars. This culture was... more...

  • Facts on the Groundby Nadia Abu El-Haj

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 32.00

    Archaeology in Israel is truly a national obsession, a practice through which national identity?and national rights?have long been asserted. But how and why did archaeology emerge as such a pervasive force there? How can the practices of archaeology help answer those questions? In this stirring book, Nadia Abu El-Haj addresses these questions and... more...