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Ancient

  • "... vor dem Papyrus sind alle gleich!"by Holger Kockelmann; Raimar Eberhard; Stefan Pfeiffer; Maren Schentuleit

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    This festschrift contains some two dozen papers on variegatedtopics from the field of papyrology and epigraphy in Graeco-Roman Egypt. The studies deal with aspects of regional administration, the economy, contract law, antique literary works, temple consecration, the legal status of women, Greek vocabulary and Christian Egypt. The papers include both... more...

  • "Donation of Constantine" and "Constitutum Constantini"by Johannes Fried

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 133.00

    The Donation of Constantine is the largest and most powerful forgery in world history. Disputed until modern times, this document was the fuel of religious war, used by both the reformation, as well as the counter-reformation. Johannes Fried not only reinterprets the origin of this forgery (i.e. he ascribes it to the Franks? opposition of Emperor Louis... more...

  • "Hadriani genitura" - Die astrologischen Fragmente des Antigonos von Nikaiaby Stephan Heilen

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    This critical edition provides for the very first time a thorough presentation of Antigonus?s life, work, sources, and reception. The commentary is based on a systematic assessment of all relevant ancient handbooks and horoscopes. more...

  • "I Undertook Great Works"by Douglas J. Green

    Mohr Siebeck 2010; US$ 78.87

    Hauptbeschreibung Traditionally, scholars study ancient Near Eastern royal inscriptions to reconstruct the events they narrate. In recent decades, however, a new approach has analyzed these inscriptions as products of royal ideology and has delineated the way that ideology has shaped their narration of historical events. This ideologically-sensitive... more...

  • "Spuria Macri"by Ulrike Jansen

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00

    ?Spuria Macri? consists of 20 chapters and 487 hexameters about plant, animal, and mineral remedies added to the poem ?Macer Floridus.? This translation, the first ever into German, contains rich commentaries on language, sources, reception, authorship, intellectual history, and genre. more...

  • "The Right Chorale": Studies in Biblical Law and Interpretationby Bernard M. Levinson

    Mohr Siebeck 2008; US$ 116.18

    Hauptbeschreibung This book presents twelve selected investigations of textual composition, interpretation, revision, and transmission. With these studies, Bernard Levinson draws upon the literary forebears of biblical law in cuneiform literature and its reinterpretation in the Second Temple period to provide the horizon of ancient Israelite legal... more...

  • "The Story of Apollonius, King of Tyre"by Stelios Panayotakis

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00

    The anonymous Latin Story of Apollonius, King of Tyre (Historia Apollonii regis Tyri) is a romance of adventure, possibly of Greek origins, with Christian elements in its plot. Well known for its important afterlife, including Shakespeare?s Pericles, the Story of Apollonius is commonly viewed as a Christianised folktale of a sub-literary character.... more...

  • The "Sacred History" of Euhemerus of Messeneby Marek Winiarczyk

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00

    This is a comprehensive study of the life and work of Euhemerus. His utopian novel describes the travel to the island Panchaia. According to Euhemerus, in the temple of Zeus Triphylius there was a stele which presented the Olympian gods as deified kings. Winiarczyk?s book studies the sources of the theological views and of the description of the Panchaian... more...

  • 1,001 Erotic Nights, Part 1: Slave Girlby Lisa Cach

    Pocket Star 2014; US$ 2.99

    A sex slave who?s never been touched? National bestselling author Lisa Cach spins an erotic, passionate novel about a young Roman Empire slave who?s intended to become her king?s concubine?until a rugged barbarian prince takes her heart?and more. Lovely Nimia is a slave to King Sygarius, who?s grooming her to be his consort as soon as she reaches... more...

  • 1,001 Erotic Nights, Part 1: Slave Girlby Lisa Cach

    Pocket Star 2014; Not Available

    A sex slave who?s never been touched? National bestselling author Lisa Cach spins an erotic, passionate novel about a young Roman Empire slave who?s intended to become her king?s concubine?until a rugged barbarian prince takes her heart?and more. Lovely Nimia is a slave to King Sygarius, who?s grooming her to be his consort as soon as she reaches... more...