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  1. The Birth of Critical Thinking in Republican Rome

    The Birth of Critical Thinking in Republican Rome [Hardback]

    Claude Moatti (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780521895781
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    In this classic work, now appearing in English for the first time, Claudia Moatti analyses the intellectual transformation that occurred at the end of the Roman Republic in response both to the political crisis and to the city's expansion acr... .... Learn More
  2. Late Ancient Knowing

    Late Ancient Knowing [Hardback]

    Catherine M. Chin (Editor); Moulie Vidas (Editor)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9780520277175
    Published by : University of California Press
    In this collection of essays, scholars examine the activity of knowing in late antiquity by focusing on thirteen major concepts from the intellectual, social, political, and cultural history of the period. They ask two questions a... .... Learn More
  3. LOblique Dans le Monde Grec: Concept et Imagerie

    LOblique Dans le Monde Grec: Concept et Imagerie [Paperback]

    Thibault Girard (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9781784911393
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    What could be more evident than the concepts of oblique, horizontal or vertical? In the modern world, these concepts form the basis of our thought system, both from a mathematical and artistic point of view. Everything would suggest that thes... .... Learn More
  4. Universal Salvation in Late Antiquity

    Universal Salvation in Late Antiquity: Prophyry of Tyre and the Pagan-Christian Debate [Hardback]

    Michael Bland Simmons (Author)

    £64.00

    ISBN: 9780190202392
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    This study offers an in-depth examination of Porphyrian soteriology, or the concept of the salvation of the soul, in the thought of Porphyry of Tyre, whose significance for late antique thought is immense. Porphyry's concept of sa... .... Learn More
  5. Prosopography of Greek Rhetors and Sophists of the Roman Empire

    Prosopography of Greek Rhetors and Sophists of the Roman Empire [Hardback]

    Pawel Janiszewski (Author); Krystyna Stebnicka (Author); Elzbieta Szabat (Author)

    £100.00

    ISBN: 9780198713401
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    This volume - the first project of its kind in the field - collates c. 1200 biographical entries on Greek sophists and rhetors who flourished in the Roman Empire from the first to the seventh century AD. Ancient Greek sophists, th... .... Learn More
  6. The Cambridge Companion to Seneca

    The Cambridge Companion to Seneca [Hardback]

    Shadi Bartsch (Editor); Alessandro Schiesaro (Editor)

    £55.00

    ISBN: 9781107035058
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    The Roman statesman, philosopher and playwright Lucius Annaeus Seneca dramatically influenced the progression of Western thought. His works have had an unparalleled impact on the development of ethical theory, shaping a code of be... .... Learn More
  7. The Cambridge Companion to Seneca

    The Cambridge Companion to Seneca [Paperback]

    Shadi Bartsch (Editor); Alessandro Schiesaro (Editor)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781107694217
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    The Roman statesman, philosopher and playwright Lucius Annaeus Seneca dramatically influenced the progression of Western thought. His works have had an unparalleled impact on the development of ethical theory, shaping a code of be... .... Learn More
  8. Eratosthenes and Hyginus: Constellation Myths with Aratus's Phaenomena

    Eratosthenes and Hyginus: Constellation Myths with Aratus's Phaenomena [Paperback]

    Robin N. Hard (Translator)

    £8.99

    ISBN: 9780198716983
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    'Athena seized the writhing serpent and hurled it into the sky, and fixed it to the very pole of the heavens.' The constellations we recognize today were first mapped by the ancient Greeks, who arranged the stars into patterns for... .... Learn More
  9. Urban Dreams and Realites in Antiquity

    Urban Dreams and Realites in Antiquity: Remains and Representations of the Ancient City [Hardback]

    Adam M. Kemezis (Editor)

    £160.00

    ISBN: 9789004277359
    Published by : Brill
    A unique variety of approaches to all aspects of urban culture in the ancient world can be found in Urban Dreams and Realities in Antiquity, a collection of 19 essays addressing ancient cities from an interdisciplinary perspective... .... Learn More
  10. Roman Political Thought

    Roman Political Thought [Hardback]

    Dean Hammer (Author)

    £55.00

    ISBN: 9780521195249
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Roman Political Thought is the first comprehensive treatment of the political thought of the Romans. Dean Hammer argues that the Romans were engaged in a wide-ranging and penetrating reflection on politics. The Romans did not crea... .... Learn More

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