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  • Clitophon's Challengeby Hugh H. Benson

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 64.99

    Hugh H. Benson explores Plato's answer to Clitophon's challenge, the question of how one can acquire the knowledge Socrates argues is essential to human flourishing-knowledge we all seem to lack. more...

  • Hesiod's Theogonyby Stephen Scully

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 84.99

    Stephen Scully offers a reading of Hesiod's Theogony and an account of the poem's classical and post-classical reception up to Milton's Paradise Lost . He proposes that the poem be read as a hymn to Zeus and a city-state creation myth, and discusses Hesiod's artful narrative style in relation to Homer's. more...

  • The Scythians 700–300 BCby E.V. Cernenko; Angus McBride

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 10.99

    Though the 'Scythian period' in the history of Eastern Europe lasted little more than 400 years, the impression these horsemen made upon the history of their times was such that a thousand years after they had ceased to exist as a sovereign people, their heartland and the territories which they dominated far beyond it continued to be known as 'greater... more...

  • The Greek View of Poetryby E.E. Sikes

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 35.74

    The Greek View of Poetry details critical theories and the appreciation of poetry by the ancient Greeks. Originally published in 1931, this text deals with a whole range of Greek critics from very early criticism to Longinus and his views on Homer in an attempt to provide a historical view of the importance of poetry to Greek society. This title... more...

  • Routledge Revivals: The Collected Poems of Christopher Smart (1949)by Christopher Smart; Norman Callan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 55.61

    First published in 1949, this book presents the collected works of Christopher Smart, the eighteenth-century poet whose life has an attraction for the curioso of literature. There is the early marriage with Anne Vane, his secret marriage, eighteenth-century Cambridge life, the intrigues of Grub Street, and, finally, insanity and confinement in an... more...

  • Aristotle and Confucius on Rhetoric and Truthby Haixia Lan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 55.61

    The current study argues that different cultures can coexist better today if we focus not only on what separates them but also on what connects them. To do so, the author discusses how both Aristotle and Confucius see rhetoric as a mode of thinking that is indispensable to the human understanding of the truths of things or dao -the-way, or, how both... more...

  • Food, Cuisine and Society in Prehistoric Greeceby Paul Halstead; John C. Barrett

    Oxbow Books 2016; US$ 23.21

    Food and drink, along with the material culture involved in their consumption, can signify a variety of social distinctions, identities and values. Thus, in Early Minoan Knossos, tableware was used to emphasize the difference between the host and the guests, and at Mycenaean Pylos the status of banqueters was declared as much by the places assigned... more...

  • An Ancient Theory of Religionby Nickolas Roubekas

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 55.61

    An Ancient Theory of Religion examines a theory of religion put forward by Euhemerus of Messene (late 4th—early 3rd century BCE) in his lost work Sacred Inscription , and shows not only how and why euhemerism came about but also how it was— and still is—used. By studying the utilization of the theory in different periods—from the Graeco-Roman... more...

  • Petras, Siteia Iby Metaxia Tsipopoulou

    INSTAP 2017; US$ 44.57

    This volume is the first of two that represent the final publication of Sector I of the Prepalatial–Postpalatial Minoan urban settlement and palace of Petras, Siteia, located in eastern Crete, and it presents the results of the excavations conducted there from 1985 to 2000. Individual chapters focus on the architecture (Tsipopoulou), cooking... more...

  • The Martial Arts of Ancient Greeceby Kostas Dervenis; Nektarios Lykiardopoulos

    Inner Traditions/Bear & Company 2007; US$ 12.99

    An in-depth guide to the modern practice of Greek martial arts and their beginnings in ancient Greece and Egypt • Examines the correlation between ancient depictions of one-on-one combat and how martial arts are practiced today • Explores the close relationship between Greek martial arts and spiritual practice • Distinguishes between Pammachon... more...