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  • The Greek View of Poetryby E.E. Sikes

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    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$ 46.50

    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...

  • An Ancient Theory of Religionby Nickolas P. Roubekas

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    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...

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

    Oxbow Books 2016; US$ 24.13

    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...

  • Petras, Siteia Iby Metaxia Tsipopoulou

    INSTAP 2017; US$ 46.35

    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...

  • Insurgency In Ancient Times: The Jewish Revolts Against The Seleucid And Roman Empires, 166 BC-73 ADby LTC William T. Sorrells

    Hauraki Publishing 2015; US$ 0.99

    This monograph examines two insurgencies conducted by the Jews in ancient times: The Maccabee Revolt against the Seleucid Empire from 166-164 BC and the Revolt against the Roman Empire from 66-70 AD. The monograph proposes that all insurgencies have a nature and the nature of insurgency is as critical to understanding an insurgency today as it was... more...

  • The Generalship Of Belisariusby Major Anthony Brogna

    Hauraki Publishing 2015; US$ 0.99

    This study reviews the campaigns and battles of the Sixth Century A. D. Byzantine General Belisarius, attempting to extract common threads of military thought and principles and providing an analysis as to the application of his method to today’s military operations. Belisarius won extraordinary victories on three continents, often fighting against... more...

  • Rome In The Teutoburg Forestby LCDR James L. Venckus

    Hauraki Publishing 2014; US$ 0.99

    This paper examines the battle of Teutoburg (9 A.D.), its consequences on the Roman world, and the role cultural misunderstanding played on the tactical, operational, and strategic levels. The Roman commander’s cultural misunderstanding of his enemy caused mistakes at the operational and tactical levels, while the Roman Emperor’s cultural misunderstanding... more...

  • The Ethics of Rhetoricby Richard M. Weaver

    Muriwai Books 2017; US$ 3.99

    In The Ethics of Rhetoric, Richard M. Weaver evaluates the ethical and cultural role of rhetoric and its reflection on society. Weaver draws upon classical notions of rhetoric in Plato’s Phaedrus, and he examines the effectiveness and implications of the manipulation of language in the works of Lincoln, Burke, and Milton. In this collection of essays,... more...