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History of the Greco-Roman world

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  • Classical Archaeologyby Susan E. Alcock; Robin Osborne

    Wiley 2012; US$ 48.95

    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 revised... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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... 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

    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$ 28.99

    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...

  • Egypt, Greece, and Romeby Charles Freeman

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 64.99

    Egypt, Greece, and Rome is regarded as one of the best general histories of the ancient world. It is written for the general reader and the student coming to the subject for the first time and provides a reliable and highly accessible point of entry to the period. Beginning with the early Middle Eastern civilizations of Sumer, and continuing right... more...