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  1. Travel, Geography and Culture in Ancient Greece, Egypt and the Near East

    Travel, Geography and Culture in Ancient Greece, Egypt and the Near East [Paperback]

    Jim Roy (Editor); Colin Adams (Editor)

    £32.00

    ISBN: 9781785705502
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Leicester Nottingham Studies in Ancient Society
    Volume: 10
    This collection of essays looks beyond the focus of existing works on ancient travel and its documentation, to examine its social and cultural implications. For travel (and the reasons behind it) offers a window on to many features of ancient ... .... Learn More
  2. The Spartan Regime: Its Character Origins and Grand Strategy

    The Spartan Regime: Its Character Origins and Grand Strategy [Hardback]

    Paul A. Rahe (Author)

    Regular Price: £25.00

    Special Price: £18.00

    ISBN: 9780300219012
    Published by : Yale University Press
    For centuries, ancient Sparta has been glorified in song, fiction, and popular art. Yet the true nature of a civilization described as a combination of democracy and oligarchy by Aristotle, considered an ideal of liberty in the ages of Machiavelli... .... Learn More
  3. The Cities of Pamphylia

    The Cities of Pamphylia [Paperback]

    John D. Grainger (Author)

    £32.00

    ISBN: 9781842173343
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Pamphylia, in modern Turkey, was a Greek country from the early Iron Age until the Middle Ages. In that land there were nine cities which can be described more or less as Greek, and this book is an investigation of their history. This was a lan... .... Learn More
  4. Amphora Stamps from Thasos

    Amphora Stamps from Thasos [Hardback]

    Chavdar Tzochev (Author)

    £130.00

    ISBN: 9780876612378
    Published by : American School of Classical Studies at Athens
    Series: Athenian Agora
    Volume: 37
    Ancient Thasos was renowned for its wine, which was heavily exported in ceramic amphoras across the eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea. Once a principal market in this trade, the Athenian Agora is now home to one of the largest collections of... .... Learn More
  5. The Rise and Fall of Classical Greece

    The Rise and Fall of Classical Greece [Paperback]

    Josiah Ober (Author)

    Regular Price: £14.99

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    ISBN: 9780691173146
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    Lord Byron described Greece as great, fallen, and immortal, a characterization more apt than he knew. Through most of its long history, Greece was poor. But in the classical era, Greece was densely populated and highly urbanized. Many surprisingly... .... Learn More
  6. The Religious Aspects of War in the Ancient Near East Greece and Rome, Volume 1

    The Religious Aspects of War in the Ancient Near East Greece and Rome, Volume 1 [Hardback]

    Krzysztof Ulanowski (Editor)

    Regular Price: £169.00

    Special Price: £110.00

    ISBN: 9789004324756
    Published by : BRILL
    The Religious Aspect of Warfare in the Ancient Near East, Greece and Rome is a volume dedicated to investigating the relationship between religion and war in antiquity in minute detail. The nineteen chapters are divided into three groups: the anci... .... Learn More
  7. Athens and Sparta

    Athens and Sparta: Constructing Greek Political and Social History from 478 BC [Paperback]

    Anton Powell (Author)

    Regular Price: £32.99

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    ISBN: 9781138778467
    Published by : Routledge
    Beginning in 478 BC when `the city of Athens was in ruins', Anton Powell presents an excellent, well-written account of 5th-century Greek history and society. Powell presents much of the ancient source material, with analysis and comment, along... .... Learn More
  8. Public Spending and Democracy in Classical Athens

    Public Spending and Democracy in Classical Athens [Paperback]

    David M. Pritchard (Author)

    Regular Price: £16.99

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    ISBN: 9781477311349
    Published by : University of Texas Press
    In his On the Glory of Athens, Plutarch complained that the Athenian people spent more on the production of dramatic festivals and "the misfortunes of Medeas and Electras than they did on maintaining their empire and fighting for their liberty aga... .... Learn More
  9. Hallowed Stewards

    Hallowed Stewards: Solon and the Sacred Treasurers of Ancient Athens [Hardback]

    William S. Bubelis (Author)

    Regular Price: £61.95

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    ISBN: 9780472119424
    Published by : University of Michigan Press
    Students of ancient Athenian politics, governance, and religion have long stumbled over the rich evidence of inscriptions and literary texts that document the Athenians' stewardship of the wealth of the gods. Likewise, Athens was well known for de... .... Learn More
  10. Pyrrhus of Epirus

    Pyrrhus of Epirus [Paperback]

    Jeff Champion (Author)

    £12.99

    ISBN: 9781473886643
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    Pyrrhus was born into the royal house of Epirus, northwest Greece, but his mother was forced to flee into exile to protect his life when he was a mere infant. Yet he prospered in troubled times and rose from a refugee to a king. Always an adventur... .... Learn More

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