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  • Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Collection of Mediterranean Antiquities, Vol. 2, The Terracotta Collectionby Eléni P. Zoïtopoúlou; Beaudoin Caron; Annick Deblois

    BRILL 2010; US$ 154.00

    Continuing the previous volume on the glass collection this volume presents all the Mediterranean Antiquities made of terracotta. Like its predecessor, the volume begins with a discussion of the production techniques and includes an extensive bibliography. more...

  • Iron Age Hillforts in Britain and Beyondby Dennis Harding

    OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 149.99

    Widely regarded as major visible field monuments of the Iron Age, hillforts are central to an understanding of later prehistoric communities in Britain and Europe. Harding reviews the changing perceptions of hillforts and the future prospects for hillfort research, highlighting aspects of contemporary investigation and interpretation. more...

  • Grenzen der Antikeby Anna Heinze; Sebastian Möckel; Werner Röcke

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 106.10

    Antiquity serves as a reference point for diverse forms of self-understanding in Western cultural and intellectual history. This raises questions concerning the degree to which the spatial, epistemic, and material dimensions of ?antiquity? are relevant to processes of appropriation. This compendium explores the productivity of such limits... more...

  • Dinge im Kontextby Thomas Pöpper

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 84.87

    Der Sammelband fügt dem Diskurs um die Mensch-Ding-Beziehungen einen neuen Aspekt hinzu: Erstmals wird das Artefakt beziehungsweise Design-Objekt mit dem habituellen, spezifisch gestischen Gebrauchsverhalten seiner Nutzer zusammengesehen und die solcherart manifeste Haltung beziehungsweise motorische Handlung als Handhabung und als Quasi-Bild,... more...

  • A Companion to Ethnicity in the Ancient Mediterraneanby Jeremy McInerney

    Wiley 2014; US$ 200.95 US$ 174.16

    A Companion to Ethnicity in the Ancient Mediterranean presents a comprehensive collection of essays contributed by Classical Studies scholars that explore questions relating to ethnicity in the ancient Mediterranean world. Covers topics of ethnicity in civilizations ranging from ancient Egypt and Israel, to Greece and Rome, and into Late Antiquity... more...

  • Encyclopedia of the History of Classical Archaeologyby Nancy Thomson de Grummond

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 415.00

    With 1,125 entries and 170 contributors, this is the first encyclopedia on the history of classical archaeology. It focuses on Greek and Roman material, but also covers the prehistoric and semi-historical cultures of the Bronze Age Aegean, the Etruscans, and manifestations of Greek and Roman culture in Europe and Asia Minor. The Encyclopedia of the... more...

  • Millennium-Jahrbuch (2008)by Wolfram Brandes; Alexander Demandt; Hartmut Leppin

    Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2008; US$ 104.00

    Millennium pursues a interdisciplinary international approach transcending epochal boundaries to research the First Millennium AD. The editorial board and the advisory board represent a wide range of disciplines – contributions from art and literary studies are published alongside historical, theological and philosophical contributions on both... more...

  • Die modernen Väter der Antikeby Annette M. Baertschi; Colin Guthrie King

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 116.72

    The occupation with objects from antiquity and the development of methods for this led both to the creation of a modern discipline of Classical Studies and to decisive impetuses for a re-orientation of other subjects such as theology and historical linguistics. In the present volume, leading scholars of antiquity visit the history of their... more...

  • Living Through the Deadby Maureen Carroll; Jane Rempel

    Oxbow Books 2011; US$ 26.81

    This volume investigates the archaeology of death and commemoration through thematically linked case studies drawn from the Classical world. These investigations stress the processes of burial and commemoration as inherently social and designed for an audience, and they explore the meaning and importance attached to preserving memory. While previous... more...

  • Antiquityby Frederick G. Naerebout; Henk W. Singor

    Wiley 2014; US$ 53.95 US$ 46.76

    Antiquity: Greeks and Romans in Context provides a chronological introduction to the history of ancient Mediterranean civilizations within the larger context of its contemporary Eurasian world. Innovative approach organizes Greek and Roman history into a single chronology Combines the traditional historical story with subjects that are central... more...