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  • A Companion to Ethnicity in the Ancient Mediterraneanby Jeremy McInerney

    Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00

    A Companion to Ethnicity in the Ancient Mediterranean presents a comprehensive collection of essays contributed by Classical Studies scholars that explore questions relating to ethnicity in the ancient Mediterranean world. Covers topics of ethnicity in civilizations ranging from ancient Egypt and Israel, to Greece and Rome, and into Late Antiquity... more...

  • Iron Age Hillforts in Britain and Beyondby Dennis Harding

    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...

  • Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Collection of Mediterranean Antiquities, Vol. 2, The Terracotta Collectionby ElÚni P. Zo´topo˙lou; Beaudoin Caron; Annick Deblois

    BRILL 2010; US$ 154.00

    Continuing the previous volume on the glass collection this volume presents all the Mediterranean Antiquities made of terracotta. Like its predecessor, the volume begins with a discussion of the production techniques and includes an extensive bibliography. 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...

  • 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$ 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...

  • 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...

  • Classical Archaeologyby Susan E. Alcock; Robin Osborne

    Wiley 2012; US$ 46.95

    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... 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...