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- 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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 49.95
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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 68.99
The past thirty years have seen an explosion of interest in Greek and Roman social history, particularly studies of women and the family. Until recently these studies did not focus especially on children and childhood, but considered children in the larger context of family continuity and inter-family relationships, or legal issues like legitimacy,... more...
- Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 52.94
The e-book presents research mostly done by younger Russian scholars of ancient history to a readership that does not speak and read the Russian language. The articles cover a wide range of time and topics: Greek history from the archaic far into the Hellenistic period and Roman history from the republic to the empire ? politics, finance, ideology,... more...
- 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 books and TV presenting. 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Examines whether today's environmental concerns can help illuminate our study of the ancient world. The contributors consider how the Greeks and Romans perceived their natural world and how their perceptions affected society. more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 149.99
Widely regarded as major visible field monuments of the Iron Age, hillforts are central to an understanding of later prehistoric communities in Britain and Europe from the later Bronze Age. With such a range of variants represented, no single explanation of their function or social significance could satisfy all possible interpretations of their role.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 36.95
An introduction to the ways scholars date the archaeological remains of classical antiquity. Specific examples from architecture, sculpture and painting are presented and the different methods of dating them are explained. more...