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History of the Greco-Roman world

  • 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 and revised... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 123.50

    The occupation with objects from antiquity and the development of methods for this led both to the creation of a modern discipline of Classical Studies and to decisive impetuses for a re-orientation of other subjects such as theology and historical linguistics. In the present volume, leading scholars of antiquity visit the history of their... more...

  • Confronting the Classicsby Mary Beard

    Profile Books 2013; US$ 13.31

    Mary Beard is one of the world's best-known classicists - a brilliant academic, with a rare gift for communicating with a wide audience both though her TV presenting and her books. In a series of sparkling essays, she explores our rich classical heritage - from Greek drama to Roman jokes, introducing some larger-than-life characters of classical... more...

  • Spectacular Power in the Greek and Roman Cityby Andrew Bell

    OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 59.99 US$ 51.59

    In the great cities of Greece and Rome, politicians and kings sought to be seen as celebrities. They tried to appear wondrous and exciting to citizens and subjects. This study shows some of their methods and so reveals the importance of political advertisement and spectacle in societies that saw great kings but also pioneered democracy and republicanism. 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...

  • Millennium-Jahrbuch (2008)by Wolfram Brandes; Alexander Demandt; Hartmut Leppin

    Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2008; US$ 104.00

    Millennium pursues a interdisciplinary international approach transcending epochal boundaries to research the First Millennium AD. The editorial board and the advisory board represent a wide range of disciplines – contributions from art and literary studies are published alongside historical, theological and philosophical contributions on both... 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...

  • Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Collection of Mediterranean Antiquities, Vol. 1, The Ancient Glassby Beaudoin Caron; Eléni P. Zoitopoúlou ?

    BRILL 2008; US$ 147.00

    This interesting cross-section of types of ancient glass with accompanying archaeological commentary, gives a full history of the material and sometimes challenges hitherto accepted ideas and presents several types so far unattested. It thus adds important material for ancient studies. more...

  • Living Through the Deadby Maureen Carroll; Jane Rempel

    Oxbow Books 2011; US$ 27.91

    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...

  • 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...