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  1. Slave-Wives, Single Women and “Bastards” in the Ancient Greek World

    Slave-Wives, Single Women and “Bastards” in the Ancient Greek World: Law and Economics Perspectives [Paperback]

    Morris Silver (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781785708633
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Greek scholars have produced a vast body of evidence bearing on nuptial practices that has yet to be mined by a professional economist. By standing on their shoulders, the author proposes and tests radically new interpretations of... .... Learn More
  2. Hellenistic Pottery

    Hellenistic Pottery: The Fine Wares [Hardback]

    Sarah A. James (Author)


    ISBN: 9780876610770
    Published by : American School of Classical Studies at Athens
    Series: Corinth
    Volume: VII.7
    Using newly excavated deposits from the Panayia Field, this volume offers a substantial revision to the absolute chronology of Corinthian Hellenistic pottery as established in Corinth VII.3 by G. Roger Edwards (1975). This new research, based on q... .... Learn More
  3. The Historical Greek Village

    The Historical Greek Village [Hardback]

    Brice L. Erickson (Author)


    ISBN: 9780876613085
    Published by : American School of Classical Studies at Athens
    Series: Lerna
    Volume: VIII
    This volume presents the Protogeometric through Hellenistic material (ca. 970–175 B.C.) from ASCSA excavations conducted in the 1950s at Lerna in the Argolid, one of the most important prehistoric sites in Greece. By featuring post-Bronze Age mate... .... Learn More
  4. From Bedroom to Courtroom

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

    Saundra Schwartz (Author)


    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, the specter of... .... Learn More
  5. The Panathenaic Games

    The Panathenaic Games: Proceedings of an International Conference held at the University of Athens, May 11-12, 2004 [Paperback]

    Olga Palagia (Author); Alkestis Spetsieri-Choremi (Author)


    ISBN: 9781782979821
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The papers in this volume were presented at an international conference organized in Athens (May 11-14, 2004) and focus on the study of the Panathenaic Games, a Panhellenic athletic event that lasted for nearly a millennium. An in... .... Learn More
  6. Entre Aidos y Peitho

    Entre Aidos y Peitho: La iconografía del gesto del velo en la antigua Grecia [Paperback]

    Pablo Aparicio Resco (Author)


    ISBN: 9788494211041
    Published by : JAS Arqueologia
    Is there anything more mysterious than a piece of fabric covering something? Since the author of this book started noticing classical images with its young figures holding a veil while working in Pompeii, the study of this iconography has become h... .... Learn More
  7. Greek Music, Drama, Sport, and Fauna

    Greek Music, Drama, Sport, and Fauna: The Collected Classical Papers of E. K. Borthwick [Hardback]

    Calum Maciver (Editor)


    ISBN: 9780905205571
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    Series: Collected Classical Papers
    Volume: 4
    PROFESSOR E. KERR BORTHWICK (1925–2008) studied Classics at Aberdeen University and at Christ’s College Cambridge before being appointed Lecturer, first at the University of Leeds and then, in 1955, at Edinburgh Univer... .... Learn More
  8. Structure, Image, Ornament

    Structure, Image, Ornament: Architectural Sculpture in the Greek World [Paperback]

    Peter Schultz (Editor); Ralf Von den Hoff (Author)


    ISBN: 9781782977391
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This volume presents the proceedings of a conference hosted by the American School of Classical Studies, Athens and the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Athens in 2004. There are additional contributions from Patricia Butz, Robin Osborne, Kathe... .... Learn More
  9. Cult, Myth, and Occasion in Pindar’s Victory Odes

    Cult, Myth, and Occasion in Pindar’s Victory Odes: A Study of Isthmian 4, Pythian 5, Olympian 1, and Olympian 3 [Hardback]

    Eveline Krummen (Author); J. G. Howie (Translator)


    ISBN: 9780905205564
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    Series: ARCA, Classical and Medieval Texts, Papers and Monographs
    Volume: 52
    In this pioneering study, first published in German as Pyrsos Hymnon. Festliche Gegenwart und mythisch-rituelle Tradition als Voraussetzung einer Pindarinterpretation (Isthmie 4, Pythie 5, Olympie 1 und 3) (1990), Eveline Krummen ... .... Learn More
  10. The Culture of Athens

    The Culture of Athens [Paperback]

    J. P. Sabben-Clare (Author)


    ISBN: 9780903625159
    Published by : London Association of Classical Teachers Occasional Research Series
    Series: LACTOR
    Volume: 12
    An introduction to major aspects of later 5th century Athens such as society, civil life, education, religion, the arts, the sciences, philosophy, sport and recreation. .... Learn More

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