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  • The Fortifications of Arkadian City States in the Classical and Hellenistic Periodsby Matthew P. Maher

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 124.99

    This illustrated study comprises of a comprehensive and detailed account of the historical development of Greek military architecture and defensive planning specifically in Arkadia, a region in the centre of the Peloponnese in Greece, in the Classical and Hellenistic periods. more...

  • Writing Mattersby Irene Berti; Katharina Bolle; Fanny Opdenhoff; Fabian Stroth

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 0.00

    Im Mittelpunkt des Sammelbandes steht die Frage nach der Bedeutung, die der schriftlichen Fixierung öffentlicher Botschaften wie privater Mitteilungen im öffentlichen Raum der Antike, Spätantike und Mittelalter zukam. Inschriften befanden sich - damals wie heute - auf Mauern und Wänden von Häusern und Tempeln, in Innenräumen von Kirchen, auf... more...

  • Epicurus on the Selfby Attila Németh

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Epicurus on the Self reconstructs a part of Epicurean ethics which only survives on the fragmentary papyrus rolls excavated from an ancient library in Herculaneum, On Nature XXV. The aim of this book is to contribute to a deeper understanding of Epicurus’ moral psychology, ethics and of its robust epistemological framework.  The book also explores... more...

  • The Archaeology of Lucanian Cult Placesby Ilaria Battiloro

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    With the emergence and structuring of the Lucanian ethnos during the fourth century BC, a network of cult places, set apart from habitation spaces, was created at the crossroads of the most important communication routes of ancient Lucania. These sanctuaries became centers of social and political aggregation of the local communities: a space in... more...

  • Glory of Romeby Douglas Jackson

    Transworld 2017; US$ 26.78 US$ 20.00

    77AD. Gaius Valerius Verrens is an honoured member of Emperor Vespasian’s inner circle, but the enmity between him and Vespasian’s son Domitian means that, even in Rome, danger is never far away. Meanwhile, in the outer reaches of the Empire, in Britannia, trouble is brewing. The governor, Gnaeus Julius Agricola is preparing to march his legions... more...

  • Empire and Ideology in the Graeco-Roman Worldby Benjamin Isaac

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 96.00

    This book explores how the Graeco-Roman world suffered from major power conflicts, imperial ambition, and ethnic, religious and racist strife. more...

  • What is Rhetoric?by Michel Meyer

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 26.99

    This book offers a new unified approach to rhetoric, a means of persuading or influencing interlocutors. All the principal authors from Plato and Aristotle to contemporary theorists are integrated into Michel Meyer's 'problematological' conception of rhetoric, based on the primacy of questioning and answering in language and thought. more...

  • Carmina profanaby Blossius Aemilius Dracontius; Otto Zwierlein

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 68.99

    Die Bibliotheca Teubneriana , gegründet 1849, ist die weltweit älteste, traditionsreichste und umfangreichste Editionsreihe griechischer und lateinischer Literatur von der Antike bis zur Neuzeit. Pro Jahr erscheinen 4-5 neue Editionen. Sämtliche Ausgaben werden durch eine lateinische Praefatio ergänzt. more...

  • The 50 Greatest Prehistoric Sites of the Worldby Barry Stone

    Icon Books Ltd 2017; US$ 9.99

    The most incredible places to relive humankind’s deep past. more...

  • A Century of Miraclesby H. A. Drake

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 23.99

    The fourth century of our common era began and ended with a miracle: Constantine's famous Vision of the Cross at one end and Theodosius' victory bearing prayer at the other. In this book, historian H. A. Drake shows how miracles in this century forever altered the way Christians, pagans, and Jews understood themselves and each other. more...