Greece & the Hellenistic World

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  1. Early Greek Alphabetic Writing

    Early Greek Alphabetic Writing: A Linguistic Approach [Hardback]

    Natalia Elvira Astoreca (Author)

    Regular Price: £38.00

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    ISBN: 9781789257434
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Contexts of and Relations Between Early Writing Systems
    Volume: 5
    Despite the flourishing of epichoric studies on the Archaic Greek scripts in the 1960s, embodied by archaeologists Lilian Hamilton Jeffery and Margherita Guarducci, most scholarship on early alphabetic writing in Greece has focused on questions ar... .... Learn More
  2. Rome and the Colonial City

    Rome and the Colonial City: Rethinking the Grid [Hardback]

    Sofia Greaves (Editor); Andrew Wallace-Hadrill (Editor)

    Regular Price: £50.00

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    ISBN: 9781789257809
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Impact of the Ancient City
    Volume: 3
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    According to one narrative, that received almost canonical status a century ago with Francis Haverfield, the orthogonal grid was the most important development of ancient town planning, embodying values of civilization in contrast to barbarism, di... .... Learn More
  3. Roman Aquileia

    Roman Aquileia: The Impenetrable City-Fortress, a Sentry of the Alps [Paperback]

    Natale Barca (Author)

    Regular Price: £38.00

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    ISBN: 9781789257748
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    This book shows how a military colony became a large, impressive and prosperous city. Legendary for its walls and port, it was able to play a basic role in the great strategy of ancient Rome between the Po and the Danube, spanning the centuries fr... .... Learn More
  4. Cities as Palimpsests?

    Cities as Palimpsests?: Responses to Antiquity in Eastern Mediterranean Urbanism [Hardback]

    E. K. Fowden (Editor); Suna Çağaptay (Editor); Edward Zychowicz-Coghill (Editor); Louise Blanke (Editor)

    Regular Price: £50.00

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    ISBN: 9781789257687
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Impact of the Ancient City
    Volume: 1
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    The metaphor of the palimpsest has been increasingly invoked to conceptualise cities with deep, living pasts. This volume seeks to think through, and beyond, the logic of the palimpsest, asking whether this fashionable trope slyly forces us to see... .... Learn More
  5. The Construction of the Real and the Ideal in the Ancient Novel

    The Construction of the Real and the Ideal in the Ancient Novel [Hardback]

    Michael Paschalis (Editor); Stelios Panayotakis (Editor)

    Regular Price: £70.00

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    ISBN: 9789491431258
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Series: Ancient Narrative Supplementum
    Volume: 17
    The present volume comprises thirteen of the papers delivered at RICAN 5, which was held in Rethymnon, Crete, on May 25-26,2009. The theme of the volume, ' The Construction of the Real and the Ideal in the Ancient Novel,' allows the contributors t... .... Learn More
  6. Assyria to Iberia: A Metropolitan Museum of Art Symposia

    Assyria to Iberia: A Metropolitan Museum of Art Symposia [Paperback]

    Joan Aruz (Editor); Michael Seymour (Editor)

    Regular Price: £35.00

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    ISBN: 9781588396068
    Published by : Metropolitan Museum of Art
    In 2014, the Metropolitan Museum presented Assyria to Iberia at the Dawn of the Classical Age, an unprecedented exhibition that offered a comprehensive overview of art, diplomacy, and cultural exchange in the ancient Near East and across the Medit... .... Learn More
  7. Classical Sculpture

    Classical Sculpture: Catalogue of the Cypriot, Greek and Roman Stone Sculptures in the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology [Hardback]

    Irene Bald Romano (Author)

    Regular Price: £43.50

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    ISBN: 9781931707848
    Published by : Univ Pennsylvania Museum Pubs
    This first complete published catalogue of one of the most important Classical sculpture collections in the United States includes 154 works from Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Asia Minor, North Africa, Roman Syria and Palestine, Egypt, and Babylonia, ... .... Learn More
  8. Remembering Defeat

    Remembering Defeat: Civil War and Civic Memory in Ancient Athens [Hardback]

    Andrew Wolpert (Author)

    Regular Price: £40.00

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    ISBN: 9780801867903
    Published by : Johns Hopkins University Press
    In 404 b.c. the Peloponnesian War finally came to an end, when the Athenians, starved into submission, were forced to accept Sparta's terms of surrender. Shortly afterwards a group of thirty conspirators, with Spartan backing ("the Thirty"), overt... .... Learn More
  9. Carving as Craft

    Carving as Craft: Palatine East and the Greco-Roman Bone and Ivory Carving Tradition [Hardback]

    Archer St Clair (Author)

    Regular Price: £78.00

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    ISBN: 9780801872617
    Published by : Johns Hopkins University Press
    More than 1500 bone and ivory objects were recovered during excavations of the northeast slope of the Palatine Hill in Rome, providing an excellent opportunity to study this important industry. The assemblage consisted of a wide range of object... .... Learn More
  10. Battling the Gods

    Battling the Gods: Atheism in the Ancient World [Hardback]

    Tim Whitmarsh (Author)

    Regular Price: £25.00

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    ISBN: 9780307958327
    Published by : Alfred A Knopf
    How new is atheism? Long before the Enlightenment sowed seeds of disbelief in a deeply Christian Europe, atheism was a matter of serious public debate in the Greek world. But history is written by those who... .... Learn More

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