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Polyeideia: The Iambi of Callimachus and the Archaic Iambic Tradition

Polyeideia

The Iambi of Callimachus and the Archaic Iambic Tradition

University of California Press (2002)
£63.91

This book provides a new literary treatment of an often-overlooked collection of fragmentary poems...

Seeing Double: Intercultural Poetics in Ptolemaic Alexandria

Seeing Double

Intercultural Poetics in Ptolemaic Alexandria

University of California Press (2002)
£68.81

When, in the third century B.C.E., the Ptolemies became rulers in Egypt, they found themselves not...

Athens and Macedon: Attic Letter-Cutters of 300 to 229 B.C.

Athens and Macedon

Attic Letter-Cutters of 300 to 229 B.C.

University of California Press (2003)
£60.71

Little of the historiography of third-century Athens survives, and much of what we know—or might...

Encomium of Ptolemy Philadelphus
University of California Press (2003)
£68.81

Under Ptolemy II Philadelphus, who ruled Egypt in the middle of the third century B.C.E., Alexandria...

The Making of Fornication: Eros, Ethics, and Political Reform in Greek Philosophy and Early Christianity

The Making of Fornication

Eros, Ethics, and Political Reform in Greek Philosophy and Early Christianity

University of California Press (2003)
£28.29

This provocative work provides a radical reassessment of the emergence and nature of Christian...

Cultural Politics in Polybius's Histories
University of California Press (2004)
£48.57

Polybius was a Greek statesman and political prisoner of Rome in the second century b.c.e. His ...

Cleomedes' Lectures on Astronomy: A Translation of  The Heavens

Cleomedes' Lectures on Astronomy

A Translation of The Heavens

University of California Press (2004)
£48.57

At some time around 200 A.D., the Stoic philosopher and teacher Cleomedes delivered a set of...

Historical Fictions and Hellenistic Jewish Identity: Third Maccabees in Its Cultural Context
University of California Press (2005)
£68.81

In this thoughtful and penetrating study, Sara Raup Johnson investigates the creation of historical...

Alexander the Great and the Mystery of the Elephant Medallions
University of California Press (2003)
£22.63

To all those who witnessed his extraordinary conquests, from Albania to India, Alexander the Great...

The Hellenistic Settlements in Syria, the Red Sea Basin, and North Africa
University of California Press (2006)
£80.91

This authoritative and sweeping compendium, the second volume in Getzel Cohen's organized survey of...