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  • 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...

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

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 154.00

    Die inhaltliche und methodische Herausbildung einer modernen Altertumswissenschaft ist mit dem Berlin des 19. Jahrhunderts in besonderem Maße verbunden. So stand die Gründung der Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität (1810) unter dem Zeichen einer kulturpolitisch motivierten Idealisierung der Antike, die in den entstehenden Disziplinen der Klassischen... more...

  • Classical Archaeologyby Susan E. Alcock; Robin Osborne

    Wiley 2012; US$ 50.95 US$ 44.16

    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... more...

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

    Oxbow Books 2012; US$ 54.79

    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...

  • Dinge im Kontextby Thomas Pöpper

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    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...

  • Ancient West & East, Volume 3, No 1by Gocha Tsetskhladze

    BRILL 2004; US$ 136.00

    ' This new journal from Brill makes many important promises to all scholars interested in the cultures of the ancient Mediterranean and the Near East and the interactions between them. ... By opening a regular avenue for cooperation and conversation among scholars from many disciplines and countries, AWE has a real potential for fulfilling the promises... more...

  • Use and Appreciation of Mycenaean Pottery in the Levant, Cyprus and Italyby Gert Jan van Wijngaarden

    Amsterdam University Press 2002; US$ 83.25

    New insights into the significance of context through this meticulous interpretation of findings of Mycenaean pottery. more...

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

    OUP Oxford 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

    The museums of the world are full of statues and other artefacts of the Greeks and the Romans. All are given a date. But how are these dates arrived at. What is the evidence? This study provides the student with an introduction and explanation of the ways scholars date the archaeological remains of classical antiquity. Specific examples from architecture,... more...