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  • Athenian Popular Religionby Jon D. Mikalson

    The University of North Carolina Press 2017; US$ 29.99

    Most modern studies of Athenian religion have focused on festivals, cult practices, and individual deities. Jon Mikalson turns instead to the religious beliefs citizens of Athens spoke of and acted upon in everyday life. He uses evidence only from reliable, mostly contemporary sources such as the orators Lysias and Demosthenes, the historian Xenophon,... more...

  • The Gymnasium of Virtueby Nigel M. Kennell

    The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 29.99

    The Gymnasium of Virtue is the first book devoted exclusively to the study of education in ancient Sparta, covering the period from the sixth century B.C. to the fourth century A.D. Nigel Kennell refutes the popular notion that classical Spartan education was a conservative amalgam of "primitive" customs not found elsewhere in Greece. He argues instead... more...

  • The Origins of Civilization in Greek and Roman Thought (Routledge Revivals)by Sue Blundell

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    It has been much disputed to what extent thinkers in Greek and Roman antiquity adhered to ideas of evolution and progress in human affairs. Did they lack any conception of process in time, or did they anticipate Darwinian and Lamarckian hypotheses? The Origins of Civilization in Greek and Roman Thought , first published in1986, comprehensively... more...

  • The Rise of Athensby Anthony Everitt

    Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 17.48

    A magisterial account of how a tiny city-state in ancient Greece became history’s most influential civilization, from the bestselling author of acclaimed biographies of Cicero, Augustus, and Hadrian   Filled with tales of adventure and astounding reversals of fortune, The Rise of Athens celebrates the city-state that transformed the world—from... more...

  • The Language of Atomsby W. H. Shearin

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 73.99

    The Language of Atoms argues that Epicurean writing, specifically Lucretius', offers a theory of performative language, of how language acts rather than describes. more...

  • Archaic and Classical Greek Sicilyby Franco De Angelis

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 84.99

    Ancient Greek migrants in Sicily produced societies and economies that paralleled and differed from their homeland. Since the nineteenth century explanations for this have been heavily debated. This book is the first to gather the historical and archaeological evidence and to deploy it to test the various historical models proposed. more...

  • Sex and the Second-Best Cityby Kenneth Royce Moore

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    Sex and the Second-Best City deals with the topics of sex and society in the Laws of Plato with recourse to historical context and modern critical theory. It examines reconstructions of ancient "sexuality" with a view to increased clarification. The text of the Laws is considered, along with many of its literary qualities, its influences and... more...

  • The Spartan Armyby J. F. Lazenby

    Stackpole Books 2012; US$ 17.99

    Reprint of a classic work of ancient military history. more...

  • Conflict in Ancient Greece and Rome: The Definitive Political, Social, and Military Encyclopedia [3 volumes]by Sara Phang; Iain Spence; Douglas Kelly; Peter Londey

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 310.00

    Conflict in Ancient Greece and Rome: The Definitive Political, Social, and Military Encyclopedia is an outstandingly comprehensive reference work on its subject. Covering wars, battles, places, individuals, and themes, this thoroughly cross-referenced three-volume set provides essential support to any student or general reader investigating ancient... more...

  • Greek Philosophy - Simple Guidesby Sophia Macdonald

    Kuperard 2009; US$ 9.99

    THIS BOOK WILL HELP YOU• to appreciate the revolution in thinking brought about by the Ancient Greek philosophers, who sought to make sense of the world through analysis, reasoning and argument• to recognize the key ideas of the most significant philosophers and their contribution to Western thought• to learn about the philosophers’ lives, and their... more...