The Leading eBooks Store Online

for Kindle Fire, Apple, Android, Nook, Kobo, PC, Mac, BlackBerry...

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more
Browse our categories
  • Bestsellers - This Week
  • Foreign Language Study
  • Pets
  • Bestsellers - Last 6 months
  • Games
  • Philosophy
  • Archaeology
  • Gardening
  • Photography
  • Architecture
  • Graphic Books
  • Poetry
  • Art
  • Health & Fitness
  • Political Science
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • History
  • Psychology & Psychiatry
  • Body Mind & Spirit
  • House & Home
  • Reference
  • Business & Economics
  • Humor
  • Religion
  • Children's & Young Adult Fiction
  • Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Romance
  • Computers
  • Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Science
  • Crafts & Hobbies
  • Law
  • Science Fiction
  • Current Events
  • Literary Collections
  • Self-Help
  • Drama
  • Literary Criticism
  • Sex
  • Education
  • Literary Fiction
  • Social Science
  • The Environment
  • Mathematics
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Family & Relationships
  • Media
  • Study Aids
  • Fantasy
  • Medical
  • Technology
  • Fiction
  • Music
  • Transportation
  • Folklore & Mythology
  • Nature
  • Travel
  • Food and Wine
  • Performing Arts
  • True Crime
  • Foreign Language Books
Ancient & Classical

  • Anne of France: Lessons for my Daughterby Sharon L. Jansen

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014;

    Anne of France (1461-1522), daughter of Louis XI and sister of Charles VIII, was one of the most powerful women of her time. As the fifteenth century drew to a close, Anne composed a series of enseignements , "lessons", for her daughter Suzanne of Bourbon. These instructions represent a distillation of a lifetime's experience, and are presented through... more...

  • Lysias 21by Aggelos Kapellos

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    Despite its importance as document for political life in Athens after 402 B.C.E. and the development of Attic oratory, Lysias? 21st speech has never been the subject of an extensive scholarly commentary. The present volume fills this gap. Focusing on structural, strategic and argumentative aspects of the speech, this thorough commentary is an indispensable... more...

  • Oaths and Swearing in Ancient Greeceby Alan H. Sommerstein; Isabelle C. Torrance

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    The oath was an institution of fundamental importance across a wide range of social interactions throughout the ancient Greek world, making a crucial contribution to social stability and harmony; yet there has been no comprehensive, dedicated scholarly study of the subject for over a century. This volume of a two-volume study explores the nature of... more...

  • A New Companion to Greek Tragedy (Routledge Revivals)by Andrew Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    That the works of the ancient tragedians still have an immediate and profound appeal surely needs no demonstration, yet the modern reader continually stumbles across concepts which are difficult to interpret or relate to ? moral pollution, the authority of oracles, classical ideas of geography ? as well as the names of unfamiliar legendary and mythological... more...

  • From Ecclesiastes to Simone Weilby Ernest Rubinstein

    Fairleigh Dickinson 2014; US$ 84.99

    This book reads major philosophers from the Western philosophical canon and beyond for the spirituality implicit in their metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, aesthetics, and logic. Ernest Rubinstein revives for the modern reader the spiritual import of philosophy as an area of inquiry and study. more...

  • Ovid (Routledge Revivals)by J. W. Binns

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    Ovid, Rome?s most cynical and worldly love poet, has not until recently been highly regarded among Latin poets. Now, however, his reputation is growing, and this volume is an important contribution to the re-establishment of Ovid?s claims to critical attention. This collection of essays ranges over a wide variety of themes and works: Ovid?s development... more...

  • Aeschines - Alcaeusby

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 210.00

    more...

  • Die Urfassungen der Martyria Polycarpi et Pionii und das Corpus Polycarpianumby Otto Zwierlein; Daniel Kölligan

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 210.00

    Using ancient Armenian version, it has been possible to retrieve the original Greek short version of both martyrologies. The textual layers can be interpreted as a mirror of the norms of Christian behavior during the period of persecution. The critical editions are followed in Volume 2 by a textual history and reconstruction. more...

  • Gilgamesh, Enkidu, and the Netherworld and the Sumerian Gilgamesh Cycleby Alhena Gadotti

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 322.00

    Providing a new perspective on the Sumerian Gilgamesh stories, Alhena Gadotti argues that a Sumerian Gilgamesh Cycle was developed as early as Ur III, and that Gilgamesh, Enkidu, and the Netherworld was the first, not the last story of this cycle. Prompted by several texts that have come to light since Aaron Shaffer's 1963 publication of the text,... more...

  • Playful Philosophy and Serious Sophistryby Georgia Sermamoglou-Soulmaidi

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    This book provides an interpretation of Plato?s Euthydemus as a unified piece of literature, taking into account both its dramatic and its philosophical aspects. It sheds new light on some old questions, including the relation between knowledge, virtue and happiness. Further, it pays due attention to the arguments of the sophists that are often neglected,... more...