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  1. Understanding Relations Between Scripts

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

    Philippa Steele (Editor)

    Regular Price: £36.00

    Special Price: £27.00

    ISBN: 9781785706448
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    Understanding Relations Between Scripts: The Aegean Writing Systems arises from a conference held in Cambridge in 2015. The question of how writing systems are related to each other, and how we can study those relationsh... .... Learn More
  2. Cultural Crossroads in the Ancient Novel

    Cultural Crossroads in the Ancient Novel [Hardback]

    Marilia P Futre Pinheiro (Editor); David Konstan (Editor); Bruce Duncan Macqueen (Editor)

    £90.99

    ISBN: 9781501511950
    Published by : Walter de Gruyter
    Series: Trends in Classics - Supplementary Volumes
    Volume: 40
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    The protagonists of the ancient novels wandered or were carried off to distant lands, from Italy in the west to Persia in the east and Ethiopia in the south; the authors themselves came, or pretended to come, from remote places such as Aphrod... .... Learn More
  3. Thucydides on the Outbreak of War: Character and Contest

    Thucydides on the Outbreak of War: Character and Contest [Hardback]

    S.N. Jaffe (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9780198716280
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The cause of great power war is a perennial issue for the student of politics. Some 2,400 years ago, in his monumental History of the Peloponnesian War, Thucydides wrote that it was the growth of Athenian power and the fear that this power in... .... Learn More
  4. Homer the Preclassic

    Homer the Preclassic [Paperback]

    Gregory Nagy (Author)

    £27.95

    ISBN: 9780520294875
    Published by : University of California Press
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    Homer the Preclassic considers the development of the Homeric poems - in particular the Iliad and Odyssey-during the time when they were still part of the oral tradition. Gregory Nagy traces the evolution of rival ""Homers"" and the different vers... .... Learn More
  5. Authorship and Greek Song: Authority, Authenticity, and Performance: Studies in Archaic and Classical Greek Song: Vol. 3

    Authorship and Greek Song: Authority, Authenticity, and Performance: Studies in Archaic and Classical Greek Song: Vol. 3 [Hardback]

    Egbert J. Bakker (Editor)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9789004339699
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Mnemosyne, Supplements
    Volume: 402
    Authorship and Greek Song is a collection of papers dealing with various aspects of authorship in the song culture of Ancient Greece. In this cultural context the idea of the poet as author of his poems is complicated by the fact that poetry in ar... .... Learn More
  6. Knowledge, Text and Practice in Ancient Technical Writing

    Knowledge, Text and Practice in Ancient Technical Writing [Hardback]

    Marco Formisano (Editor); Philip J. Van der Eijk (Editor)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781107169432
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    The relationship between theory and practice, in other words between norms indicated in a text and their extra-textual application, is one of the most fascinating issues in the history and theory of science. Yet this aspect has often been tak... .... Learn More
  7. Fragments, Holes, and Wholes

    Fragments, Holes, and Wholes: Reconstrucing the Ancient World in Theory and Practice [Hardback]

    Tomasz Derda (Editor); Jennifer Hilder (Editor); Jan Kwapisz (Editor)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9788394684808
    Published by : Journal of Juristic Papyrology
    Series: JJP Supplements
    Volume: 30
    The present volume offers a variety of case studies rather than a theoretically oriented survey of trends and overall approaches towards the fragmentarily preserved ancient material. Nevertheless, the discussions of specific cases are not con... .... Learn More
  8. The Cambridge Companion to Xenophon

    The Cambridge Companion to Xenophon [Paperback]

    Michael A. Flower (Editor)

    £26.99

    ISBN: 9781107652156
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This Companion, the first dedicated to the philosopher and historian Xenophon of Athens, gives readers a sense of why he has held such a prominent place in literary and political culture from antiquity to the present and has been a favourite ... .... Learn More
  9. Archaeology and Homeric Epic

    Archaeology and Homeric Epic [Paperback]

    Susan Sherratt (Editor); John Bennet (Editor)

    £36.00

    ISBN: 9781785702952
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: SHEFFIELD STUDIES IN AEGEAN ARCHAEOLOGY
    Volume: 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, an... .... Learn More
  10. Ancient Historiography on War and Empire

    Ancient Historiography on War and Empire [Hardback]

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

    £48.00

    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 whic... .... Learn More

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