Greece & the Hellenistic World

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  1. Euripides: Ion

    Euripides: Ion [Paperback]

    Laura Swift (Author)

    Regular Price: £18.99

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    ISBN: 9780715637449
    Published by : Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd.
    Ion is one of Euripdes' less well known plays, in antiquity just as today, possibly due to the obscurity of the myth on which it was based. The story concerns the rape of Creousa by Apollo, and the upbringing of the resultant son abandoned son ... .... Learn More
  2. From Polypragmon to Curiosus

    From Polypragmon to Curiosus: Ancient Concepts of Curious and Meddlesome Behaviour [Hardback]

    Matthew Leigh (Author)

    Regular Price: £79.00

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    ISBN: 9780199668618
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    From Polypragmon to Curiosus is a study of how Greek and Latin writers describe curious, meddlesome, and exaggerated behaviour. Founded on a detailed investigation of a family of Greek terms, often treated as synonymous with each other, and of the... .... Learn More
  3. The Tyrants of Syracuse: Vol. II 367-211 BC

    The Tyrants of Syracuse: Vol. II 367-211 BC [Hardback]

    Jeff Champion (Author)

    Regular Price: £25.00

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    ISBN: 9781848843677
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    In this second volume of his military history of Syracuse, Jeff Champion follows the course of the city' s wars from the death of Dionysius II down to the final epic siege of the city in 213-211 BC, and its fall to the Romans. .... Learn More
  4. Euripides and the Poetics of Nostalgia

    Euripides and the Poetics of Nostalgia [Hardback]

    Gary S. Meltzer (Author)

    Regular Price: £67.00

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    ISBN: 9780521858731
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book provides detailed studies of four of Euripides' plays (Hippolytus, Hecuba, Ion and Helen), looking at the tension between nostalogia and skepticism. Whilst Euripides has often been seen as shockingly new - in Aristophanes he represent... .... Learn More
  5. A Brief Guide to Classical Civilization

    A Brief Guide to Classical Civilization [Paperback]

    Stephen Kershaw (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780762439867
    Published by : Perseus Press
    Written in a conversational tone, this book forms a reliable basic introduction to the world of Greece and Rome. The historical narrative is dealt with swiftly with the majority of the book given over to introducing society, religion, art, archite... .... Learn More
  6. The Genuine Teachers of This Art

    The Genuine Teachers of This Art: Rhetorical Education in Antiquity [Hardback]

    Jeffrey Walker (Author)

    Regular Price: £49.50

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    ISBN: 9781611170160
    Published by : University of South Carolina Press
    Genuine Teachers of This Art examines the techne, or handbook, tradition which it controversially suggests began with Isocrates as the central tradition in ancient rhetoric and a potential model for contemporary rhetoric. From this innovative pers... .... Learn More
  7. Relative Chronology in Early Greek Epic Poetry

    Relative Chronology in Early Greek Epic Poetry [Hardback]

    Oivind Andersen (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780521194976
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book sets out to disentangle the complex chronology of early Greek epic poetry, which includes Homer, Hesiod, hymns and catalogues. The preserved corpus of these texts is characterized by a rather uniform language and many recurring themes... .... Learn More
  8. Frontiers of Pleasure

    Frontiers of Pleasure: Models of Aesthetic Response in Archaic and Classical Greek Thought [Hardback]

    Anastasia-Erasmia Peponi (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780199798322
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Frontiers of Pleasure calls into question a number of influential modern notions regarding aesthetics by going back to the very beginnings of aesthetic thought in Greece and raising critical issues regarding conceptions of how one responds to the ... .... Learn More
  9. The Spartans

    The Spartans: The World of the Warrior-Heroes of Ancient Greece [Paperback]

    Paul Cartledge (Author)

    Regular Price: £13.99

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    ISBN: 9781400078851
    Published by : Random House
    The Spartan legend has inspired and captivated subsequent generations with evidence of its legacy found in both the Roman and British Empires. The Spartans are our ancestors, every bit as much as the Athenians. But while Athens promoted democracy,... .... Learn More
  10. Greek Gems and Finger Rings

    Greek Gems and Finger Rings [Hardback]

    John Boardman (Author)

    Regular Price: £75.00

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    ISBN: 9780500237779
    Published by : Thames and Hudson
    A large and comprehensive account of gem engraving from the Early Bronze Age through to the Hellenistic period. This new expanded edition has been re-issued thirty years after its first publication and includes an Epilogue, 1970-2000, taking ac... .... Learn More

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