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Antiquities. Civilization. Culture. Ethnography

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  • Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Collection of Mediterranean Antiquities, Vol. 2, The Terracotta Collectionby Eléni P. Zoïtopoúlou; 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...

  • Iron Age Hillforts in Britain and Beyondby Dennis Harding

    OUP Oxford 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. Harding reviews the changing perceptions of hillforts and the future prospects for hillfort research, highlighting aspects of contemporary investigation and interpretation. more...

  • A Companion to Ethnicity in the Ancient Mediterraneanby Jeremy McInerney

    Wiley 2014; US$ 200.95 US$ 174.16

    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...

  • Encyclopedia of the History of Classical Archaeologyby Nancy Thomson de Grummond

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 415.00

    With 1,125 entries and 170 contributors, this is the first encyclopedia on the history of classical archaeology. It focuses on Greek and Roman material, but also covers the prehistoric and semi-historical cultures of the Bronze Age Aegean, the Etruscans, and manifestations of Greek and Roman culture in Europe and Asia Minor. The Encyclopedia of the... 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$ 27.40

    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...

  • Grenzen der Antikeby Anna Heinze; Sebastian Möckel; Werner Röcke

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    In der europäischen Geschichte ist die Antike zu nahezu allen Zeiten ein unumgänglicher Bezugspunkt sozialer, kultureller oder wissenschaftlicher Selbstvergewisserung gewesen. Ob in übergreifenden Diskursen, innerhalb spezifischer Gruppen oder als fundamentale Epochensignatur – stets ist an und vermittels der Antike die eigene Kultur bestimmt... more...

  • Antiquityby Frederick G. Naerebout; Henk W. Singor

    Wiley 2014; US$ 53.95 US$ 46.76

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...