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History of the Greco-Roman world

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  • The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans, Volume IIby Plutarch

    Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 23.95

    Plutarch's Parallel Lives, written at the beginning of the second century A.D., form a brilliant social history of the ancient world. They were originally presented in a series of books that gave an account of one Greek and one Roman life, followed by a comparison of the two: Theseus and Romulus, Alcibiades and Coriolanus, Demosthenes and Cicero,... more...

  • Eastern Mediterranean Metallurgy in the Second Millennium BCby Vasiliki Kassianidou; George Papasavvas

    Oxbow Books 2012; US$ 60.00

    James D. Muhly is a distinguished scholar with a special interest in ancient metallurgy who has dedicated much of his research to Cypriot archaeology. His work on the metallurgy of ancient Cyprus endorses the true importance of the island as a copper producing region, as well as a pioneer in the development and spread of metallurgy and metalwork in... more...

  • The Mediterraneanby Russell King; Lindsay Proudfoot; Bernard Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    This book addresses contemporary geographical issues in the Mediterranean Basin from a perspective that recognizes the physical characteristics and cultural interactions which link the different Mediterranean states as a recognisable geographic entity. Sixteen chapters each deal with a major geographical issue currently facing the Mediterranean, each... more...

  • Classical Kidsby Laurie Carlson

    Chicago Review Press 1998; US$ 13.99

    Travel back in time to see what life was like in ancient Greece and Rome while having fun with hands-on activities such as making a star gazer; chiseling a clay tablet; weaving Roman sandals; making a Greek mosaic; creating Roman jewelry; throwing Greek pottery; casting a vote in a Roman-style election; and much more. Learn how these civilizations... more...

  • Classical Archaeologyby Susan E. Alcock; Robin Osborne

    Wiley 2012; US$ 46.95

    The fully revised second edition of this successful volume includes updates on the latest archaeological research in all chapters, and two new essays on Greek and Roman art.  It retains its unique, paired essay format, as well as key contributions from leading archaeologists and historians of the classical world. Second edition is updated and... more...

  • The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans, Volume Iby Plutarch

    Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 24.95

    Plutarch's 'Parallel Lives,' written at the beginning of the second century A.D., form a brilliant social history of the ancient world. They were originally presented in a series of books that gave an account of one Greek and one Roman life, followed by a comparison of the two: Theseus and Romulus, Alcibiades and Coriolanus, Demosthenes and Cicero,... more...

  • Attica, Central Greece, Macedonia, Thraceby John S. Kloppenborg; Richard S. Ascough

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 196.00

    Private associations organized around a common cult, profession, ethnic identity, neighbourhood or family were common throughout the Greco-Roman antiquity, offering opportunities for sociability, cultic activities, mutual support and a context in which to display and recognize virtuous achievement. This volume collects a representative selection of... more...

  • Greek Livesby Plutarch; Robin Waterfield; Philip A. Stadter

    Oxford University Press, UK 1998; US$ 8.99

    The nine lives in this selection include those of Lycurgus, Pericles, Solon, Nicias, Themistocles, Alcibiades, Cimon, Agesilaus, and Alexander. Portraying virtues to be emulated and vices to be avoided, Plutarch explores with great insight the interplay of character and political action. This new translation is accompanied by a lucid introduction,... more...

  • Classical Primerby Dan Crompton

    Michael O' Mara Books 2012; US$ 9.99

    Classics is the study of the culture of the ancient Greeks and Romans, and takes in all aspects of their life and learning. This book looks back at classical civilization; how they lived, and how many aspects of our own daily life have been directly influenced by theirs, from roads and concrete, to central heating, and the twelve-month calendar. more...

  • Art, Artefacts and Chronology in Classical Archaeologyby William R. Biers

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 36.95

    An introduction to the ways scholars date the archaeological remains of classical antiquity. Specific examples from architecture, sculpture and painting are presented and the different methods of dating them are explained. more...