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  1. Understanding Relations Between Scripts

    Understanding Relations Between Scripts: The Aegean Writing Systems [Paperback]

    Philippa Steele (Editor)

    Regular Price: $55.00

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    ISBN: 9781785706448
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Understanding Relations Between Scripts examines the writing systems of the ancient Aegean and Cyprus in the second and first millennia BC, principally Cretan ‘Hieroglyphic’, Linear A, Linear B, Cypro-Minoan and the Cy... .... Learn More
  2. Gestures

    Gestures: Essays in Ancient History, Literature, and Philosophy presented to Alan L Boegehold [Paperback]

    Geoffrey W. Bakewell (Author); James P. Sickinger (Author)


    ISBN: 9781785707834
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    These thirty essays were presented to Alan L Boegehold, a distinguished philologist and an inspirational teacher, on the occasion of his retirement and his seventy-fifth birthday. The contributions fall into two categories, each o... .... Learn More
  3. Archaeology and the Homeric Epic

    Archaeology and the Homeric Epic [Paperback]

    Susan Sherratt (Editor); John Bennet (Editor)


    ISBN: 9781785702952
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology
    The relationship between the Homeric epics and archaeology has long suffered mixed fortunes, swinging between 'fundamentalist' attempts to use archaeology in order to demonstrate the essential historicity of the epics and their background, and out... .... Learn More
  4. Ancient Historiography on War and Empire

    Ancient Historiography on War and Empire [Hardback]

    Timothy Howe (Editor); Sabine Müller (Editor); Richard Stoneman (Editor)


    ISBN: 9781785702990
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    In the ancient Greek-speaking world, writing about the past meant balancing the reporting of facts with shaping and guiding the political interests and behaviours of the present. Ancient Historiography on War and Empire shows the ways in which the... .... Learn More
  5. Spinning Fates and the Song of the Loom

    Spinning Fates and the Song of the Loom: The Use of Textiles, Clothing and Cloth Production as Metaphor, Symbol and Narrative Device in Greek and Latin Literature [Hardback]

    Giovanni Fanfani (Editor); Mary Harlow (Editor); Marie Louise Nosch (Editor)


    ISBN: 9781785701603
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 24
    Textile imagery is pervasive in classical literature. An awareness of the craft and technology of weaving and spinning, of the production and consumption of clothing items, and of the social and religious significance of garments is key to the ap... .... Learn More
  6. Splendide Mendax

    Splendide Mendax: Rethinking Fakes and Forgeries in Classical, Late Antique, and Early Christian Literature [Hardback]

    Edmund P. Cueva (Editor); Javier Martínez (Editor)


    ISBN: 9789491431982
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Scholars for centuries have regarded fakes and forgeries chiefly as an opportunity for exposing and denouncing deceit, rather than appreciating the creative activity necessary for such textual imposture. But should we not be more curious about wha... .... Learn More
  7. Papers of the Langford Latin Seminar, Volume 16, 2016

    Papers of the Langford Latin Seminar, Volume 16, 2016: Greek and Roman Poetry; The Elder Pliny [Hardback]

    Francis Cairns (Editor); Roy Gibson (Editor)


    ISBN: 9780905205595
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    Series: ARCA, Classical and Medieval Texts, Papers and Monographs
    Volume: 54
    PLLS 16 contains papers mainly arising from several Langford Colloquia held by the Department of Classics, Florida State University. Contents The Elder Pliny S. Citroni Marchetti (Università di Firenze):‘Cicero as Role-Model in the Self-Definition... .... Learn More
  8. Off the Beaten Track. Epigraphy at the Borders

    Off the Beaten Track. Epigraphy at the Borders: Proceedings of 6th EAGLE International Event (24-25 September 2015, Bari, Italy) [Paperback]

    Antonio E. Felle (Editor); Anita Rocco (Editor)


    ISBN: 9781784913229
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    This volume contains the papers presented during the Meeting ‘Off the Beaten Track – Epigraphy at the Borders’, the sixth in a series of international events planned by the EAGLE, Europeana network of Ancient Greek and Latin Epigraphy internationa... .... Learn More
  9. Did Jesus Speak Greek?

    Did Jesus Speak Greek?: The Emerging Evidence of Greek Dominance in First-Century Palestine [Paperback]

    G. Scott Gleaves (Author)


    ISBN: 9780227175484
    Published by : James Clarke & Co
    Did Jesus speak Greek? An affirmative answer to the question will no doubt challenge traditional presuppositions. The question relates directly to the historical preservation of Jesus’s words and theology. Traditionally, the authenticity of Jesus’... .... Learn More
  10. Holy Men and Charlatans in the Ancient Novel

    Holy Men and Charlatans in the Ancient Novel [Hardback]

    Stelios Panayotakis (Editor); Gareth Schmeling (Editor); Michael Paschalis (Editor)


    ISBN: 9789491431906
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Series: Ancient Narrative Supplementa
    Volume: 19
    The present volume comprises the papers delivered at RICAN 6, which was held in Rethymnon, Crete, on May 30-31, 2011. The focus is placed on male and female characters in the ancient novel and related texts, both pagan and Christian; these charact... .... Learn More

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