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  • Early Cycladic Sculpture in Contextby Marissa Marthari; Colin Renfrew; Michael Boyd

    Oxbow Books 2017; US$ 28.24

    The sculpture of the early bronze age Cyclades has been systematically studied since the time of Christos Tsountas at the end of the 19th century. But that study has been hampered by the circumstance that so many of the subsequent finds come from unauthorised excavations, where the archaeological context was irretrievably lost. Largely for that reason... more...

  • Song of Wrathby J. E. Lendon

    Basic Books 2010; US$ 30.00

    Song of Wrath tells the story of Classical Athens' victorious Ten Years' War (431 421 BC) against grim Spartathe first decade of the terrible Peloponnesian War that turned the Golden Age of Greece to lead. Historian J.E. Lendon presents a sweeping tale of pitched battles by land and sea, sieges, sacks, raids, and deeds of cruelty and guilealong... more...

  • Cultural Perceptions of Violence in the Hellenistic Worldby Michael Champion; Lara O'Sullivan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Violence had long been central to the experience of Hellenistic Greek cities and to their civic discourses. This volume asks how these discourses were shaped and how they functioned within the particular cultural constructs of the Hellenistic world. It was a period in which warfare became more professionalised, and wars increasingly ubiquitous.... more...

  • Greek Gods Abroadby Robert Parker

    University of California Press 2017; US$ 44.95

    From even before the time of Alexander the Great, the Greek gods spread throughout the Mediterranean, carried by settlers and largely adopted by the indigenous populations. By the third century b.c., gods bearing Greek names were worshipped everywhere from Spain to Afghanistan, with the resulting religious systems a variable blend of Greek and indigenous... more...

  • The Greeksby Tim McNeese

    Classroom Complete Press Ltd 1999; US$ 8.95

    "The Greeks" (1000 B.C.—300 B.C.) provides an overview of Greek civilization from its origins in ancient Minoan and Mycenaean culture through the Golden Age of Athens and the rise of Alexander the Great. Special emphasis is given to the sociology of life in Ancient Greece—the lives of ordinary women, children, families, and soldiers—as well as to... more...

  • Cyprus between Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages (ca. 600–800)by Luca Zavagno

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Research on early medieval Cyprus has focused on the late antique "golden age" (late fourth/early fifth to seventh century) and the so-called Byzantine "Reconquista" (post-AD 965) while overlooking the intervening period. This phase was characterized, supposedly, by the division of the political sovereignty between the Umayyads and the Byzantines,... more...

  • The Early Roman Empire in the Westby T. F. C. Blagg; Martin Millett

    Oxbow Books 2016; US$ 23.56

    Digital reprint of this important collection of papers which form the companion to 'Early Roman Empire in the East' (Oxbow 1997). Fourteen contributions examine the interaction of Roman and native peoples in the formative years of the Roman provinces in Italy, Gaul, Spain and Portugal, Germany and Britain. Contents: Introduction (Thomas Blagg... more...

  • Side-by-Side Surveyby Susan Alcock; John Cherry

    Oxbow Books 2016; US$ 28.27

    Twenty years ago one of the editors of this volume, John Cherry of the University of Michigan, looked forward to a day when the 'Frogs round the Pond' (active intensive survey projects working around the Mediterranean) could produce real insights into the development of human societies by comparing and synthesizing the data they had collected.... more...

  • Heraklit im Kontextby Enrica Fantino; Ulrike Muss; Charlotte Schubert; Kurt Sier

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 131.35

    Parallel to the edition volumes of the series Traditio Praesocratica , in which texts of early Greek natural philosophers are presented in a critical edition with translation, the series Studia Praesocratica presents commentaries, monographs and collective volumes on early Greek philosophy and its doxography. more...

  • La Atlántida Testigos Presencialesby Walter Parks; Silvana Borghi

    Babelcube Inc. 2016; US$ 5.00

    ANTIGUOS DOCUMENTOS, RESTOS Y UTENSILIOS PROVENIENTES DE LA ATLÁNTIDA PRUEBAN SU EXISTENCIA.  ¿MITO O REALIDAD? Muchos creían que la Atlántida fue una novela de ficción creada por Platón.  Puesél no fue el primero en escribir sobre ella. Hemos encontrado un documento anterior a los escritos de Platón, proveniente del año 9619 A:C:, más de 9000 años... more...