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  • Living through the deadby Maureen Carroll; Jane Rempel

    Oxbow Books 2011; US$ 30.00

    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$ 123.95

    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...

  • California Archaeologyby Michael J. Moratto

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 93.95

    California Archaeology provides a compilation of knowledge for archeologists who are not California specialists. This book explains important cultural events and patterns discovered archeologically. Organized into 11 chapters, this book begins with an overview of California's historic and ancient environments as well as the evidence of Pleistocene... more...

  • KOINEby Derek Counts; Anthony Tuck

    Oxbow Books 2009; US$ 40.00

    The Oxford English Dictionary defines koine as 'a set of cultural or other attributes common to various groups' . This volume merges an academic career over a half century in breadth and scope with an editorial vision that brings together a chorus of scholarly contributions echoing the core principles of R. Ross Holloways own unique perspective... more...

  • The Edinburgh Companion to Ancient Greece and Romeby Edward Bispham; Thomas Harrison; Brian Sparkes

    Edinburgh University Press 2010; US$ 57.99

    The Edinburgh Companion, newly available in paperback, is a gateway to the fascinating worlds of ancient Greece and Rome. Wide-ranging in its approach, it demonstrates the multifaceted nature of classical civilisation and enables readers to gain guidance in drawing together the perspectives and methods of different disciplines, from philosophy to history,... more...

  • Deutschlands Supergrabungenby Alexander Hesse

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2015; US$ 29.60

    In keinem Land der Welt wird so viel ausgegraben wie in Deutschland. Etwa 2000 Fundplätze fördern unablässig Überraschungen und Sensationen zu Tage. Und immer noch sind über 90 % der archäologischen Schätze des Landes unentdeckt. Moorleichen, Mörder, die ersten Künstler der Welt, grausame Schlachten, versunkene Schiffe und geheime Fluchttunnel: Immer... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...