Greece & the Hellenistic World

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  1. 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
  2. The Spell of Hypnos

    The Spell of Hypnos: Sleep and Sleeplessness in Ancient Greek Literature [Hardback]

    Silvia Montiglio (Author)

    Regular Price: £85.00

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    ISBN: 9781784533519
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    Sleep was viewed as a boon by the ancient Greeks: sweet, soft, honeyed, balmy, care-loosening, as the Iliad has it. But neither was sleep straightforward, nor safe. It could be interrupted, often by a dream. It could be the site of dramatic interv... .... Learn More
  3. Misery and Forgiveness in Euripides

    Misery and Forgiveness in Euripides: Meaning and Structure in the Hippolytus [Hardback]

    Boris Nikolsky (Author)

    Regular Price: £64.00

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    ISBN: 9781910589038
    Published by : Classical Press of Wales
    The tragedies of Euripides are among the most admired works of Greek literature. They are valued especially in our own day for their sceptical attitude to authority and divinity, for their psychological complexity and for their sympathetic but uns... .... Learn More
  4. Euripides and the Politics of Form

    Euripides and the Politics of Form [Hardback]

    Victoria Wohl (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780691166506
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    How can we make sense of the innovative structure of Euripidean drama? And what political role did tragedy play in the democracy of classical Athens? These questions are usually considered to be mutually exclusive, but this book shows that they ca... .... Learn More
  5. Hesiod's Works and Days

    Hesiod's Works and Days: How to Teach Self-Sufficiency [Hardback]

    Lilah Grace Canevaro (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780198729549
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Greek poet Hesiod's canonical archaic text, the Works and Days, was performed in its entirety, but was also relentlessly excerpted, quoted, and reapplied. In this volume, Lilah Grace Canevaro situates the poem within these two modes of reading and... .... Learn More
  6. 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)

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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
  7. The Origins of Ancient Greek Science

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

    Michael Boylan (Author)

    Regular Price: £120.00

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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
  8. Elis 1969: The Peneios Valley Rescue Excavation Project: British School at Athens Survey 1967 and Rescue Excavations at Kostoureika and Keramidia 1969

    Elis 1969: The Peneios Valley Rescue Excavation Project: British School at Athens Survey 1967 and Rescue Excavations at Kostoureika and Keramidia 1969 [Paperback]

    John Ellis Jones (Author); Ourania Kouka (Author)

    Regular Price: £33.00

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    ISBN: 9781784912307
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    In the 1960s a great new barrier dam was built across the Peneios Valley in Elis in the N.W. Peloponnese to create an artificial lake for irrigation purposes. In 1967 the Greek Archaeological Service organised a preliminary survey of the areas to ... .... Learn More
  9. Houses of Ill Repute: The Archaeology of Brothels Houses and Taverns in the Greek World

    Houses of Ill Repute: The Archaeology of Brothels Houses and Taverns in the Greek World [Hardback]

    Alison Glazebrook (Editor); Barbara Tsakirgis (Editor)

    Regular Price: £58.00

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    ISBN: 9780812247565
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    The study of ancient Greek urbanism has moved from examining the evidence for town planning and the organization of the city-state, or polis, to considerations of "everyday life." That is, it has moved from studying the public (fortifications, mar... .... Learn More
  10. The Eyesore of Aigina

    The Eyesore of Aigina: Anti-Athenian Attitudes Across the Greek, Hellenistic and Roman Worlds [Hardback]

    Anton Powell (Editor); Katerina Meidani (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781905125593
    Published by : Classical Press of Wales
    Our ideas about ancient Athens are constructed very largely from the writings of Athenian authors. Relatively rare are our sources for how others -- whether Greeks, Asiatics or Romans -- saw Athens from the outside. Yet we can see that not only di... .... Learn More

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