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  1. The Adventure of the Human Intellect

    The Adventure of the Human Intellect [Hardback]

    Kurt A. Raaflaub (Editor)

    Regular Price: £114.00

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    ISBN: 9781119162551
    Published by : Wiley-Blackwell
    In 1946, a series of lectures by scholars affiliated with the University of Chicago's Oriental Institute were assembled into a volume titled The Intellectual Adventure of Ancient Man. The lectures explored themes of intellectual history and the de... .... Learn More
  2. Crisis and Constitutionalism: Roman Political Thought from the Fall of the Republic to the Age of Revolution

    Crisis and Constitutionalism: Roman Political Thought from the Fall of the Republic to the Age of Revolution [Hardback]

    Benjamin Straumann (Author)

    Regular Price: £71.00

    Special Price: £45.00

    ISBN: 9780199950928
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Crisis and Constitutionalism argues that the late Roman Republic saw, for the first time in the history of political thought, the development of a normative concept of constitutionthe concept of a set of constitutional norms designed to guarantee ... .... Learn More
  3. Peace in the Ancient World: Concepts and Theories

    Peace in the Ancient World: Concepts and Theories [Hardback]

    Kurt A. Raaflaub (Editor)

    Regular Price: £55.00

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    ISBN: 9781118645123
    Published by : Wiley-Blackwell
    This book is the first to focus on war and peace in the ancient world from a global perspective. 19 distinguished scholars, all of whom are experts in their fields, discuss different aspects of this fascinating subject in relation to a large numbe... .... Learn More
  4. The Bloomsbury Companion to Plato

    The Bloomsbury Companion to Plato [Paperback]

    G. A. Press (Editor)

    Regular Price: £29.99

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    ISBN: 9781474250917
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Plato, mathematician, philosopher and founder of the Academy in Athens, is, together with his teacher, Socrates, and his student, Aristotle, universally considered to have laid the foundations of Western philosophy. The Bloomsbury Companion to Pla... .... Learn More
  5. Late Ancient Knowing

    Late Ancient Knowing [Hardback]

    Catherine M. Chin (Editor); Moulie Vidas (Editor)

    Regular Price: £74.00

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    ISBN: 9780520277175
    Published by : University of California Press
    In this collection of essays, scholars examine the activity of knowing in late antiquity by focusing on thirteen major concepts from the intellectual, social, political, and cultural history of the period. They ask two questions about each of thes... .... Learn More
  6. Universal Salvation in Late Antiquity

    Universal Salvation in Late Antiquity: Prophyry of Tyre and the Pagan-Christian Debate [Hardback]

    Michael Bland Simmons (Author)

    Regular Price: £82.00

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    ISBN: 9780190202392
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    This study offers an in-depth examination of Porphyrian soteriology, or the concept of the salvation of the soul, in the thought of Porphyry of Tyre, whose significance for late antique thought is immense. Porphyry's concept of salvation is import... .... Learn More
  7. 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

    Special Price: £75.00

    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
  8. Urban Dreams and Realites in Antiquity

    Urban Dreams and Realites in Antiquity: Remains and Representations of the Ancient City [Hardback]

    Adam M. Kemezis (Editor)

    Regular Price: £184.00

    Special Price: £80.00

    ISBN: 9789004277359
    Published by : Brill
    A unique variety of approaches to all aspects of urban culture in the ancient world can be found in Urban Dreams and Realities in Antiquity, a collection of 19 essays addressing ancient cities from an interdisciplinary perspective. As the title in... .... Learn More
  9. Roman Political Thought

    Roman Political Thought [Hardback]

    Dean Hammer (Author)

    Regular Price: £59.99

    Special Price: £25.00

    ISBN: 9780521195249
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Roman Political Thought is the first comprehensive treatment of the political thought of the Romans. Dean Hammer argues that the Romans were engaged in a wide-ranging and penetrating reflection on politics. The Romans did not create utopias. Inste... .... Learn More
  10. Conceptions of Cosmos

    Conceptions of Cosmos: From Myths to the Accelerating Universe [Paperback]

    Helge S. Kragh (Author)

    Regular Price: £26.49

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    ISBN: 9780199665143
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    This book is a historical account of how natural philosophers and scientists have endeavoured to understand the universe at large, first in a mythical and later in a scientific context. Starting with the creation stories of ancien... .... Learn More

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