Greece & the Hellenistic World

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  1. Experiencing Etruscan Pots: Ceramics, Bodies and Images in Etruria

    Experiencing Etruscan Pots: Ceramics, Bodies and Images in Etruria [Paperback]

    Lucy Shipley (Author)

    Regular Price: £29.00

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    ISBN: 9781784910563
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    In a world without plastics, ceramics, alongside organic containers, were used for almost every substance which required protection or containment: from perfume to porridge. The experience of an Etruscan person, living day to day, would have been ... .... Learn More
  2. The Dodecanese: Further Travels Among the Insular Greeks

    The Dodecanese: Further Travels Among the Insular Greeks: Selected Writings of J. Theodore & Mabel V.A. Bent, 1885-1888 [Paperback]

    Gerald Brisch (Editor)

    Regular Price: £15.00

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    ISBN: 9781784910969
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    Volume: 8
    A sequel to The Cyclades, a compilation of late-19th-century travel writings (with an archaeological/ethnographical bias) centred on the Greek Dodecanese islands (including Rhodes, Nissiros, Tilos, Karpathos, Patmos, and Astypalea). The authors ar... .... Learn More
  3. Smoke Signals for the Gods

    Smoke Signals for the Gods [Paperback]

    F. S. Naiden (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780190232719
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Animal sacrifice has been critical to the study of ancient Mediterranean religions since the nineteenth century. Recently, two theories have dominated the subject of sacrifice: the psychological and ethological approach of Walter Burkert and the s... .... Learn More
  4. Gods Rich in Praise

    Gods Rich in Praise: Early Greek and Mesopotamian Religious Poetry

    Christopher Metcalf (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780198723363
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Many scholars today believe that early Greek literature, as represented by the great poems of Homer and Hesiod, was to some extent inspired by texts from the neighbouring civilizations of the ancient Near East, especially Mesopotamia. It is true t... .... 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)

    Regular Price: £120.00

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    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, the masters of spee... .... Learn More
  6. Performing Oaths in Classical Greek Drama

    Performing Oaths in Classical Greek Drama [Paperback]

    Judith Fletcher (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781107525832
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Oaths were ubiquitous rituals in ancient Athenian legal, commercial, civic and international spheres. Their importance is reflected by the fact that much of surviving Greek drama features a formal oath sworn before the audience. This is the first ... .... Learn More
  7. Epideictic Rhetoric

    Epideictic Rhetoric: Questioning the Stakes of Ancient Praise [Hardback]

    Laurent Pernot (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780292768208
    Published by : University of North Carolina Press
    Speeches of praise and blame constituted a form of oratory put to brilliant and creative use in the classical Greek period (fifth to fourth century BC) and the Roman imperial period (first to fourth century AD), and they have influenced public spe... .... Learn More
  8. The Origins of Ancient Greek Science

    The Origins of Ancient Greek Science: Blood - A Philosophical Study [Hardback]

    Michael Boylan (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780415843935
    Published by : Routledge
    This book examines the origins of ancient Greek Science using the vehicles of blood, blood vessels, and the heart. Careful attention to biomedical writers in the ancient world as well as to philosophical and literary work of writers prior to the H... .... Learn More
  9. Theology and Existentialism in Aeschylus

    Theology and Existentialism in Aeschylus [Hardback]

    Richard Rader (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781138796737
    Published by : Routledge
    Philosophy and Religion in Aeschylus revivifies the complex question of fate and freedom in the tragedies of the famous Greek playwright. Starting with Sartre's insights about radical existential freedom, this book shows that Aeschylus is concerne... .... Learn More
  10. Children and Childhood in Classical Athens

    Children and Childhood in Classical Athens [Paperback]

    Mark Golden (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781421416861
    Published by : Johns Hopkins University Press
    First published in 1990, Children and Childhood in Classical Athens was the first book in English to explore the lives of children in ancient Athens. Drawing on literary, artistic, and archaeological sources as well as on comparative studies of fa... .... Learn More

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