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  1. Sociable Man

    Sociable Man: Essays on Ancient Greek Social Behaviour in Honour of Nick Fisher [Hardback]

    S. D. Lambert (Editor)

    Regular Price: £62.00

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    ISBN: 9781905125517
    Published by : Classical Press of Wales
    Sociable Man , which celebrates the work of Nick Fisher, Emeritus Professor of Ancient History at Cardiff University, contains essays by leading classicists, ancient historians and archaeologists on the theme of ancient Greek social behaviour. ... .... Learn More
  2. Xenophon

    Xenophon [Paperback]

    Bogdan Burliga (Author)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9788375311037
    Published by : Akanthina
    Volume: 5
    The importance of Xenophon as a historical source for the history of Greece in the classical period has long been recognised as an established fact. Many scholars also rightly judge him to be a priceless source of information about the Achemen... .... Learn More
  3. Deliciae Fictiles IV

    Deliciae Fictiles IV: Architectural Terracottas in Ancient Italy. Images of Gods, Monsters and Heroes [Hardback]

    Patricia S. Lulof (Editor); Carlo Rescigno (Editor)

    £55.00

    ISBN: 9781842174265
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    In Ancient Italy, temples were adorned with full-figure architectural terracotta images such as acroteria, statuary groups and high reliefs. These terracottas mostly show complex scenes of gods and heroes, legendary battles and mythical animal... .... Learn More
  4. Persian Fire

    Persian Fire: The First World Empire and the Battle for the West [Paperback]

    Tom Holland (Author)

    Regular Price: £12.99

    Special Price: £3.95

    ISBN: 9780349117171
    Published by : Abacus
    In 480 BC, Xerxes, the King of Persia, led an invasion of mainland Greece. Its success should have been a formality. For seventy years, victory - rapid, spectacular victory - had seemed the birthright of the Persian Empire. In the space of a si... .... Learn More
  5. The Dark Side of Childhood in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages

    The Dark Side of Childhood in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages [Paperback]

    Katariina Mustakallio (Editor); Christian Laes (Editor)

    £32.00

    ISBN: 9781842174173
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Volume: 2
    This volume examines conceptions, ideas and habits connected with children in Antiquity and the Middle Ages, focusing on the "dark sides of childhood" in the pre-modern world. The authors investigate the long-term attitudes of people, as well a... .... Learn More
  6. Dividing the Spoils

    Dividing the Spoils [Hardback]

    Robin Waterfield (Author)

    Regular Price: £20.00

    Special Price: £7.95

    ISBN: 9780195395235
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    As Robin Waterfield writes in the introduction to this learned but engaging work, 'historians of imperialism simply skip from Alexander to Rome; I aim to set the record straight.' The period between Alexander's death in 323 BC, after conquering... .... Learn More
  7. Calendars and Years II

    Calendars and Years II: Astronomy and Time in the Ancient and Medieval World [Paperback]

    John M. Steele (Editor)

    £32.00

    ISBN: 9781842179871
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Understanding the calendars used by ancient and medieval cultures is essential to the writing of history. Equally important, however, is understanding the basis upon which our current knowledge of these calendars rests. This second volume of ... .... Learn More
  8. The Sieges of Alexander the Great

    The Sieges of Alexander the Great [Hardback]

    Stephen English (Author)

    Regular Price: £19.99

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9781848840607
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    During his spectacular career of conquest Alexander the Great attacked many cities and fortresses, never failing to take them. Such operations occupied more of his time than his famous pitched battles and were at least as vital in securing his vas... .... Learn More
  9. Civic Rites

    Civic Rites: Democracy and Religion in Ancient Athens [Paperback]

    Nancy Evans (Author)

    Regular Price: £21.95

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    ISBN: 9780520262034
    Published by : University of California Press
    This book makes a strong case for the importance of religious practices in Classical Athens, showing how thoroughly ritual was integrated into the city's democratic institutions and civic life. To this end Nancy Evans takes an in depth look at ... .... Learn More
  10. A Brief Guide to Classical Civilization

    A Brief Guide to Classical Civilization [Paperback]

    Stephen Kershaw (Author)

    Regular Price: £7.99

    Special Price: £2.95

    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

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