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History of the Greco-Roman world

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

    OUP Oxford 1998; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.73

    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...

  • Twelve Greeks and Romans Who Changed the Worldby Carl J. Richard

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 34.99

    As Richard vibrantly describes the contributions of the individuals, he details the historical context in which each lived, showing how these men influenced their world and ours. more...

  • The Mediterraneanby Taylor and Francis

    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...

  • Mediterranean Racismsby Ian Law

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    This is the first book to provide an analysis of racism in the Mediterranean region. Ian Law reassesses contemporary processes of racialization, employing theoretical tools including polyracism, racial Arabization and racial Nawarization and drawing on new evidence on racism in North Africa, Lebanon, Cyprus, Greece and the Roma campland in Italy. more...

  • Voluntary Associations in the Graeco-Roman Worldby John S. Kloppenborg; Stephen G. Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    Based upon a series of detailed case studies of associations such as early synagogues and churches, philosophical schools and pagan mystery cults, this collection addresses the question of what can legitimately be termed a 'voluntary association'. Employing modern sociological concepts, the essays show how the various associations were constituted,... more...

  • Ancient West & East: Volume 3, No 2by Gocha Tsetskhladze

    BRILL 2005; 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...

  • Local Responses to Colonization in the Iron Age Meditarraneanby Tamar Hodos

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    From North Syria to Sicily and North Africa, this is the first study to bring together such a breadth of data, and compares responses to colonization in the Iron-Age Mediterranean. more...

  • Death-Ritual and Social Structure in Classical Antiquityby Ian Morris

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    Shows how the excavated remains of burials are a major source of evidence for social historians of the ancient Graeco-Roman world. more...