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  1. Pindars Poetics of Immortality

    Pindars Poetics of Immortality [Hardback]

    Asya C. Sigelman (Author)

    Regular Price: £67.99

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    ISBN: 9781107135017
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Modern scholarship tends to focus on the social, political and economic information that can be gleaned from Pindar's treatment of the subject of his victory odes - the athlete who brings immortality to his family and polis. In this book, Asya C. ... .... Learn More
  2. Technical Ekphrasis in Greek and Roman Science and Literature: The Written Machine between Alexandria and Rome

    Technical Ekphrasis in Greek and Roman Science and Literature: The Written Machine between Alexandria and Rome [Hardback]

    Courtney Roby (Author)

    Regular Price: £78.99

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    ISBN: 9781107077300
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Ekphrasis is familiar as a rhetorical tool for inducing enargeia, the vivid sense that a reader or listener is actually in the presence of the objects described. This book focuses on the ekphrastic techniques used in ancient Greek and Roman litera... .... Learn More
  3. The Poetics of Victory in the Greek West: Epinician Oral Tradition and the Deinomenid Empire

    The Poetics of Victory in the Greek West: Epinician Oral Tradition and the Deinomenid Empire [Hardback]

    Nigel Nicholson (Author)

    Regular Price: £62.00

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    ISBN: 9780190209094
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The Poetics of Victory in the Greek West examines the relationship between epinician and the heroizing narratives about athletes, or "hero-athlete narratives" that circulated orally in Sicily and Italy in the late archaic and early classical perio... .... Learn More
  4. Kinesis: The Ancient Depiction of Gesture Motion and Emotion

    Kinesis: The Ancient Depiction of Gesture Motion and Emotion [Hardback]

    Judith P. Hallett (Editor); Edith Foster (Editor); Christina Clark (Editor)

    Regular Price: £72.50

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    ISBN: 9780472119592
    Published by : University of Michigan Press
    Kinesis: The Ancient Depiction of Gesture, Motion, and Emotion analyzes the depiction of emotions, gestures, and nonverbal behaviors in ancient Greek and Roman texts, and considers the precise language depicting them. Individual contributors exami... .... Learn More
  5. Envy Poison and Death: Women on Trial in Classical Athens

    Envy Poison and Death: Women on Trial in Classical Athens [Hardback]

    Esther Eidinow (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780199562602
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    At the heart of this volume are three trials held in Athens in the fourth century BCE. The defendants were all women and in each case the charges involved a combination of ritual activities. Two were condemned to death. Because of the brevity of t... .... Learn More
  6. Athenian Prostitution: The Business of Sex

    Athenian Prostitution: The Business of Sex [Hardback]

    Edward E. Cohen (Author)

    Regular Price: £62.00

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    ISBN: 9780190275921
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    This is a pioneering study that examines the sale of sex in classical Athens from a commercial (rather than from a cultural or moral) perspective. Following the author's earlier book on Athenian banking, Athenian Prostitution analyzes erotic busin... .... Learn More
  7. Circum Mare

    Circum Mare: Themes in Ancient Warfare [Hardback]

    Jeremy Armstrong (Editor)

    Regular Price: £152.00

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    ISBN: 9789004284845
    Published by : Brill
    This volume presents a thematic approach to current directions in ancient military studies with case studies on topics including the economics of warfare, military cohesion, military authority, irregular warfare, and sieges. Bringing together work... .... Learn More
  8. Eumenes of Cardia

    Eumenes of Cardia: A Greek Among Macedonians (Second Edition) [Hardback]

    Edward M. Anson (Author)

    Regular Price: £135.00

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    ISBN: 9789004297159
    Published by : Brill
    Eumenes of Cardia: A Greek Among Macedonians (2nd edition) updates the original work in light of a decade of scholarly activity and presents much new analysis influenced by this continuing scholarship. Eumenes of Cardia was a royal secretary who, ... .... Learn More
  9. Thucydides

    Thucydides [Paperback]

    P. J. Rhodes (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781472523990
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Thucydides was labelled the 'greatest historian that ever lived' by Macauley and no study of Classical Greece is complete without encountering his history of the Peloponnesian War, the greatest war of Greeks against Greeks in the late fifth centur... .... Learn More
  10. Enmity and Feuding in Classical Athens

    Enmity and Feuding in Classical Athens [Hardback]

    Andrew Alwine (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.00

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    ISBN: 9781477302484
    Published by : University of Texas Press
    Much has been written about the world's first democracy, but no book so far has been dedicated solely to the study of enmity in ancient Athens. "Enmity and Feuding in Classical Athens" is a long-overdue analysis of the competitive power dynamics o... .... Learn More

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