Greece & the Hellenistic World

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  1. Searching for the Amazons

    Searching for the Amazons: The Real Warrior Women of the Ancient World [Hardback]

    John Man (Author)

    Regular Price: £20.00

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    ISBN: 9781681776750
    Published by : Pegasus Books
    Since the time of the ancient Greeks we have been fascinated by accounts of the Amazons, an elusive tribe of hard-fighting, horse-riding female warriors. Equal to men in battle, legends claimed they cut off their right breasts to improve their arc... .... Learn More
  2. The Rise of Athens

    The Rise of Athens: The Story of the World's Greatest Civilization [Paperback]

    Anthony Everitt (Author)

    Regular Price: £14.99

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    ISBN: 9780812984989
    Published by : Random House
    The story of Athens is truly intriguing: how did a tiny community of 200,000 citizens manage to give birth to towering geniuses across the range of human endeavour, create one of the greatest civilizations in history, and lay the foundations of ou... .... Learn More
  3. Wall Painting in Ephesos

    Wall Painting in Ephesos [Paperback]

    Norbert Zimmermann (Author)

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    ISBN: 9786055607517
    Published by : Zero Produksiyon Ltd (ege yayinlari)
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  4. Mantike

    Mantike: Studies in Ancient Divination [Paperback]

    Sarah Iles Johnston (Editor); Peter T. Struck (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9789004283343
    Published by : BRILL
    This book thoroughly revisits divination as a central phenomenon in the lives of ancient Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians. It collects studies from many periods in Graeco-Roman history, from the Archaic period to the late Roman, and touches on many d... .... Learn More
  5. Classical Literature

    Classical Literature [Hardback]

    Richard Jenkyns (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780465097975
    Published by : Basic Books
    The writings of the Greeks and Romans form the bedrock of Western culture. Inventing the molds for histories, tragedies, and philosophies, while pioneering radical new forms of epic and poetry, the Greeks and Romans created the literary world we s... .... Learn More
  6. Ancient Jewish Novels

    Ancient Jewish Novels: An Anthology [Paperback]

    Lawrence M. Wills (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780195151428
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The most familiar Jewish texts to survive from Greco-Roman antiquity are biblical in nature. Although Jewish popular novels also flourished during this period they have traditionally been overlooked by scholars of both classical literature and ... .... Learn More
  7. Greek Vase Painting

    Greek Vase Painting: Form, Figure and Narrative [Hardback]

    P. Gregory Warden (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780870744891
    Published by : Texas A&M University Press
    At the heart of this study of the relationship between Greek vases and their decoration - and between the decoration and the function of the vase - is a very well presented catalogue of 43 Greek and Etruscan vases exhibited in the National Arch... .... Learn More
  8. Costume in the Comedies of Aristophanes

    Costume in the Comedies of Aristophanes [Hardback]

    Gwendolyn Compton-Eagle (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781107083790
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book offers an interpretation of the handling of costume in the plays of the fifth-century comic poet Aristophanes. Drawing on both textual and material evidence from the fourth- and fifth-century Greek world, it examines three layers of cost... .... Learn More
  9. Myth, Literature and the Creation of the Topography of Thebes

    Myth, Literature and the Creation of the Topography of Thebes [Hardback]

    Daniel W. Berman (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781107077362
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    How does a city's legendary past affect its present? Thebes remains a city with one of the richest traditions of myth in all of Greece – it was the home of Cadmus, Oedipus, and Hercules, and the traditional birthplace of Dionysus. The city's topog... .... Learn More
  10. Pollution and Crisis in Greek Tragedy

    Pollution and Crisis in Greek Tragedy [Hardback]

    Fabian Meinel (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781107044463
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Pollution is ubiquitous in Greek tragedy: matricidal Orestes seeks purification at Apollo's shrine in Delphi; carrion from Polyneices' unburied corpse fills the altars of Thebes; delirious Phaedra suffers from a 'pollution of the mind'. This book ... .... Learn More

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