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  • Immigrant Women in Athensby Rebecca Futo Kennedy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    Many of the women whose names are known to history from Classical Athens were metic s or immigrants, linked in the literature with assumptions of being ‘sexually exploitable.’ Despite recent scholarship on women in Athens beyond notions of the ‘citizen wife’ and the ‘common prostitute,’ the scholarship on women, both citizen and foreign, is focused... 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...

  • 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...

  • Ancient Greek Civilizationby David Sansone

    Wiley 2016; US$ 39.95 US$ 35.95

    The third edition of Ancient Greek Civilization is a concise, engaging introduction to the history and culture of ancient Greece from the Minoan civilization to the age of the Roman Empire. Explores the evolution and development of Greek art, literature, politics, and thought across history, as well as the ways in which these were affected by... more...

  • Greek Tragedies as Plays for Performanceby David Raeburn

    Wiley 2016; US$ 44.95 US$ 40.45

    This is a unique introduction to Greek tragedy that explores the plays as dramatic artifacts intended for performance and pays special attention to construction, design, staging, and musical composition. Written by a scholar who combines his academic understanding of Greek tragedy with his singular theatrical experience of producing these ancient... more...

  • A Companion to Spartaby Anton Powell

    Wiley 2017; US$ 400.00 US$ 360.00

    The two-volume A Companion to Sparta presents the first comprehensive, multi-authored series of essays to address all aspects of Spartan history and society from its origins in the Greek Dark Ages to the late Roman Empire. Offers a lucid, comprehensive introduction to all aspects of Sparta, a community recognised by contemporary cities as the... more...

  • The Seer and the Cityby Margaret Foster

    University of California Press 2018; US$ 95.00

    Seers featured prominently in ancient Greek culture, but they rarely appear in archaic and classical colonial discourse. Margaret Foster exposes the ideological motivations behind this discrepancy and reveals how colonial discourse privileged the city’s founder and his dependence on Delphi, the colonial oracle par excellence, at the expense of the... more...

  • Terracotta Lamps IIby Birgitta Lindros Wohl

    American School of Classical Studies at Athens 2017; US$ 71.91

    This volume catalogues more than 400 lamps and lamp fragments dating from the Late Archaic to the Byzantine periods found over several decades at the Isthmian Sanctuary of Poseidon. These come from excavations undertaken by UCLA from 1967 to 1987 under the direction of Paul Clement and since then by OSU under the direction of Timothy Gregory. As well... more...

  • Public Records and Archives in Classical Athensby James P. Sickinger

    The University of North Carolina Press 2018; US$ 29.99 US$ 25.49

    In this book, James Sickinger explores the use and preservation of public records in the ancient Athenian democracy of the archaic and classical periods. Athenian public records are most familiar from the survival of inscribed stelai, slabs of marble on which were published decrees, treaties, financial accounts, and other state documents. Working largely... more...

  • Greece 484 b.c.-200 a.d.by MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    Complete interlinked edition. Table of Contents Introduction. By Henry Cabot Lodge. Herodotus-(Born probably in 484 b.c., died probably in 424.). I: Solon''s Words of Wisdom to Crœsus. (From Book I of the "History." Translated by Rawlinson). II: Babylon and Its Capture by Cyrus. (From Book I of the "History." Translated... more...