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- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 350.00
bernhard Linke bietet eine kompetente Einführung in die religiöse Welt der Antike sowie breite Orientierung in der immensen Forschungsliteratur. Die vergleichende Darstellung der religiösen Weltbilder in Griechenland und Rom schärft das Bewusstsein für die Unterschiede, die es bei allen Gemeinsamkeiten gab. Es ist ein einzigartiges Hilfsmittel für... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 28.99
An elegant and entertaining account of the transformations of the Greek gods across the ages, from antiquity to the Renaissance and the present day The gods of Olympus are the most colorful characters of Greek civilization: even in antiquity, they were said to be cruel, oversexed, mad, or just plain silly. Yet for all their foibles and flaws,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 27.95
From acclaimed classical historian, author of Ghost on the Throne (?Gripping . . . the narrative verve of a born writer and the erudition of a scholar? ?Daniel Mendelsohn) and editor of The Landmark Arrian:The Campaign of Alexander (?Thrilling? ? The New York Times Book Review ), a high-stakes drama full of murder, madness, tyranny, perversion,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
The oracle and sanctuary of the Greek god Apollo at Delphi were known as the ?omphalos??the ?center? or ?navel??of the ancient world for more than 1000 years. Individuals, city leaders, and kings came from all over the Mediterranean and beyond to consult Delphi?s oracular priestess; to set up monuments to the gods in gold, ivory, bronze, marble, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Professor Sanders? full-length study of Dionysius I, one of the most powerful figures of fourth-century BC Greece, is the first to appear in English, and marks an important reassessment of the ?tyrant? of Syracuse. Dionysius I regularly appears in the surviving historical accounts as a tyrant in the worst ? modern ? sense of the word: cruelty,... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2014; US$ 7.99
The suggestion that the Giza pyramids were laid out to represent the stars of Orion's belt, with the position of the River Nile reflecting the Milky Way, was first put forward by the renowned author Robert Bauval in his bestselling book The Orion Mystery. In Before the Pyramids Knight and Butler reveal that the British henges were arranged in the same... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2014; US$ 21.95
"Terrific . . . exactly the sort of collection we have long needed: one offering a wide range of texts, both literary and documentary, and that--with the inclusion of Sulpicia and Perpetua--allows students to hear the voices of actual women from the ancient world. The translations themselves are fluid; the inclusion of long extracts allows students... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2014; US$ 13.95
This volume includes a wealth of helpful footnotes; more than a dozen maps and illustrations; a chronology of the Archaic Age; a glossary of main characters, places, and terms; suggested further reading; and an index of proper nouns. more...