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  1. 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)

    Regular Price: £64.00

    Special Price: £50.00

    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
  2. The Greeks in Asia

    The Greeks in Asia [Hardback]

    John Boardman (Author)

    Regular Price: £32.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9780500252130
    Published by : Thames and Hudson
    From Britain's most distinguished historian of ancient Greek art comes this account of the influence of Greek communities and their culture through Central Asia, India, and Western China, from the Bronze Age to the rise of Islam. John Boardman exa... .... Learn More
  3. Chronicles of the Ancient World

    Chronicles of the Ancient World [Paperback]

    John Haywood (Author)

    Regular Price: £9.99

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    ISBN: 9781848668966
    Published by : Quercus
    Interweaving Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Persian, Greek and Roman history, this book follows these burgeoning empires over 4,000 years, examining the delicate balance of power as they vied for territory, conquest and glory. From Alexander the Great's ... .... Learn More
  4. Greece, Macedon and Persia

    Greece, Macedon and Persia [Hardback]

    Timothy Howe (Editor); Erin Garvin (Editor); Graham Wrightson (Editor)

    Regular Price: £45.00

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    ISBN: 9781782979234
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This book contains a collection of papers related to the history and historiography of Warfare, Politics and Power in the Ancient Mediterranean world. The contributions, written by 19 recognized experts from a variety of methodolo... .... Learn More
  5. Pindar and the Construction of Syracusan Monarchy in the Fifth Century BC

    Pindar and the Construction of Syracusan Monarchy in the Fifth Century BC [Hardback]

    Kathryn Morgan (Author)

    Regular Price: £71.00

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    ISBN: 9780199366859
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    This groundbreaking book attempts a fully contextualized reading of the poetry written by Pindar for Hieron of Syracuse in the 470s BC. It argues that the victory odes and other occasional songs composed by Pindar for the Sicilian tyrant were part... .... Learn More
  6. Myth, Literature and the Creation of the Topography of Thebes

    Myth, Literature and the Creation of the Topography of Thebes [Hardback]

    Daniel W. Berman (Author)

    Regular Price: £64.99

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    ISBN: 9781107077362
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    How does a city's legendary past affect its present? Thebes remains a city with one of the richest traditions of myth in all of Greece – it was the home of Cadmus, Oedipus, and Hercules, and the traditional birthplace of Dionysus. The city's topog... .... Learn More
  7. A Companion to Greek Democracy and the Roman Republic

    A Companion to Greek Democracy and the Roman Republic [Hardback]

    Dean Hammer (Editor)

    Regular Price: £129.00

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    ISBN: 9781444336016
    Published by : Wiley-Blackwell
    This companion provides a unique approach to ancient participatory communities by examining Greece and Rome through a comparative lens. Organised by topic, paired chapters explore subjects such as institutions, law, culture, economics, and enterta... .... Learn More
  8. Greek Political Imagery from Homer to Aristotle

    Greek Political Imagery from Homer to Aristotle [Paperback]

    Roger Brock (Author)

    Regular Price: £31.99

    Special Price: £13.00

    ISBN: 9781472591661
    Published by : Bristol Classical Press
    The great helmsman, the watchdog of the people, the medicine the state needs: all these images originated in ancient Greece, yet retain the capacity to influence an audience today. This is the first systematic study of political imagery in ancient... .... Learn More
  9. In the Name of Lykourgos

    In the Name of Lykourgos [Hardback]

    Miltiadis Michalopoulos (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781783030231
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    In the middle of the 3rd century B.C. Sparta was a shadow of its glorious past. Politically and militarily weakened and with huge inner social problems, she seemed to have followed the fate of most contemporary city- states and fa... .... Learn More
  10. Essays on the Archaeology and Ancient History of the Maltese Islands

    Essays on the Archaeology and Ancient History of the Maltese Islands [Hardback]

    Mario Buhagiar (Author)

    £47.50

    ISBN: 9789993274827
    Published by : Midsea Books
    Volume: 22
    This collection of essays, by leading scholar and academic Professor Mario Buhagiar, brings together in a single volume a select miscellany of studies which focus primarily on Bronze Age, Punico-Roman, Early Christian and Byzantine archaeology and... .... Learn More

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