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  1. From Bedroom to Courtroom

    From Bedroom to Courtroom: Law and Justice in the Greek Novel [Hardback]

    Saundra Schwartz (Author)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9789492444080
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Series: Ancient Narrative Supplements
    Volume: 21
    From Bedroom to Courtroom argues that the fictional trial scenes in the Greek ideal romances reflect Roman legal institutions and ideas, particularly relating to family and sexuality. Given the genre's emphasis on love and chastity, ... .... Learn More
  2. The Horse in the Ancient World

    The Horse in the Ancient World: From Bucephalus to the Hippodrome [Hardback]

    Carolyn Willekes (Author)

    £64.00

    ISBN: 9781784533663
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    The domestication of the horse in the fourth millennium BC altered the course of mankind's future. Formerly a source only of meat, horses now became the prime mode of fast transport as well as a versatile weapon of war. Carolyn Willekes trace... .... Learn More
  3. Womens Life in Greece and Rome: A Source Book in Translation

    Womens Life in Greece and Rome: A Source Book in Translation [Paperback]

    Mary R. Lefkowitz (Editor); Maureen B. Fant (Editor)

    £28.99

    ISBN: 9781472578471
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    This highly acclaimed collection, the first sourcebook on ancient women and now in its fourth edition, provides a unique look into the public and private lives and legal status of Greek and Roman women. The texts represent women of all social... .... Learn More
  4. Law and Order in Ancient Athens

    Law and Order in Ancient Athens [Hardback]

    Adriaan Lanni (Author)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9780521198806
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    The classical Athenian 'state' had almost no formal coercive apparatus to ensure order or compliance with law: there was no professional police force or public prosecutor, and nearly every step in the legal process depended on private initiat... .... Learn More
  5. Ancient Libraries

    Ancient Libraries [Paperback]

    Jason Konig (Editor); Katerina Oikonomopoulou (Editor); Greg Woolf (Editor)

    £24.99

    ISBN: 9781316628843
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    The circulation of books was the motor of classical civilization. However, books were both expensive and rare, and so libraries - private and public, royal and civic - played key roles in articulating intellectual life. This collection, writt... .... Learn More
  6. A Portable Cosmos:

    A Portable Cosmos:: Revealing the Antikythera Mechanism, Scientific Wonder of the Ancient World [Hardback]

    Alexander Jones (Author)

    £22.99

    ISBN: 9780199739349
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    In 1901 divers salvaging antiquities from a Hellenistic shipwreck serendipitously recovered the shattered and corroded remains of an ancient Greek gear-driven device, now known as the Antikythera Mechanism. Since its discovery, scholars relyi... .... Learn More
  7. Popular Medicine in Graeco-Roman Antiquity

    Popular Medicine in Graeco-Roman Antiquity: Explorations [Hardback]

    William V. Harris (Editor)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9789004325586
    Published by : BRILL
    The history of healthcare in the classical world suffers from notable neglect in one crucial area. While scholars have intensively studied both the rationalistic medicine that is conveyed in the canonical texts and also the ‘temple medicine’ ... .... Learn More
  8. The Topography of Violence in the Greco-Roman World

    The Topography of Violence in the Greco-Roman World [Hardback]

    Werner Riess (Editor); Garret G. Fagan (Editor)

    £69.95

    ISBN: 9780472119820
    Published by : University of Michigan Press
    What soldiers do on the battlefield or boxers do in the ring would be treated as criminal acts if carried out in an everyday setting. Perpetrators of violence in the classical world knew this and chose their venues and targets with care: kill... .... Learn More
  9. Sport, Democracy and War in Classical Athens

    Sport, Democracy and War in Classical Athens [Paperback]

    David M. Pritchard (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781316610305
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Athenian democracy may have opened up politics to every citizen, but it had no impact on participation in sport. The city's sportsmen continued to be drawn from the elite, and so it comes as a surprise that sport was very popular with non-eli... .... Learn More
  10. The Symposion in Ancient Greek Society and Thought

    The Symposion in Ancient Greek Society and Thought [Paperback]

    Fiona Hobden (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781316613733
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    The symposion was a key cultural phenomenon in ancient Greece. This book investigates its place in ancient Greek society and thought by exploring the rhetorical dynamics of its representations in literature and art. Across genres, individual ... .... Learn More

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