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  1. Steely-Eyed Athena

    Steely-Eyed Athena: Wilmer Cave Wright and the Advent of Female Classicists [Hardback]

    David Neal Greenwood (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781913701420
    Published by : Cambridge Philological Society
    Series: Cambridge Classical Journal Supplements
    Volume: 44
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    This monograph uses the life and work of groundbreaking female classicist Wilmer Cave Wright to examine several questions about the rise of women in that discipline. First, what went into the creation of a classics scholar under circumstances that... .... Learn More
  2. Catena Manuscripts of the Greek New Testament

    Catena Manuscripts of the Greek New Testament: A Catalogue [Hardback]

    Georgi Parpulov (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9781463242602
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Texts and Studies (Third Series)
    Volume: 25
    The book is a synoptic catalogue of a large class of Greek manuscripts: it describes all pre-seventeenth century copies of the Greek New Testament in which the biblical text is accompanied by commentary. Manuscripts where this commentary consists ... .... Learn More
  3. Early Greek Alphabetic Writing

    Early Greek Alphabetic Writing: A Linguistic Approach [Hardback]

    Natalia Elvira Astoreca (Author)

    Regular Price: £38.00

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    ISBN: 9781789257434
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Contexts of and Relations Between Early Writing Systems
    Volume: 5
    Despite the flourishing of epichoric studies on the Archaic Greek scripts in the 1960s, embodied by archaeologists Lilian Hamilton Jeffery and Margherita Guarducci, most scholarship on early alphabetic writing in Greece has focused on questions ar... .... Learn More
  4. Poems without Poets

    Poems without Poets: Approaches to anonymous ancient poetry [Hardback]

    Boris Kayachev (Editor)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781913701406
    Published by : Cambridge Philological Society
    Series: Cambridge Classical Journal Supplements
    Volume: 43
    The canon of classical Greek and Latin poetry is built around big names, with Homer and Virgil at the centre, but many ancient poems survive without a firm ascription to a known author. This negative category, anonymity, ties together texts as dif... .... Learn More
  5. Simonides Lyricus

    Simonides Lyricus: Essays on the 'other' classical choral lyric poet [Hardback]

    Peter Agócs (Editor); Lucia Prauscello (Editor)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9780956838179
    Published by : Cambridge Philological Society
    Series: Proceedings of the Cambridge Philological Society Supplementary Volume
    Volume: 42
    Simonides of Keos was one of the most important praise-poets of the early fifth century BCE, ranking alongside Pindar and Bacchylides. In Simonides Lyricus, a group of leading international experts revisit familiar questions about his lyric poetry... .... Learn More
  6. The Story of Myth

    The Story of Myth [Hardback]

    Sarah Iles Johnston (Author)

    Regular Price: £36.95

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    ISBN: 9780674185074
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    Greek myths have long been admired as beautiful, thrilling stories but dismissed as serious objects of belief. For centuries scholars have held that Greek epics, tragedies, and the other compelling works handed down to us obscure the "real" myths ... .... Learn More
  7. Plutarch and the Persica

    Plutarch and the Persica [Hardback]

    Eran Almagor (Author)

    Regular Price: £85.00

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    ISBN: 9780748645558
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
    This book addresses two historical mysteries. The first is the content and character of the fourth century BCE Greek works on the Persian Achaemenid Empire treatises called the Persica. The second is the method of work of the second century CE bio... .... Learn More
  8. Landscapes of Dread in Classical Antiquity: Negative Emotion in Natural and Constructed Spaces

    Landscapes of Dread in Classical Antiquity: Negative Emotion in Natural and Constructed Spaces [Hardback]

    Debbie Felton (Editor)

    Regular Price: £115.00

    Special Price: £75.00

    ISBN: 9781138104952
    Published by : Routledge
    Over the last two decades, research in cultural geography and landscape studies has influenced many humanities fields, including Classics, and has increasingly drawn our attention to the importance of spaces and their contexts, both geographical a... .... Learn More
  9. Interpreting Herodotus

    Interpreting Herodotus [Hardback]

    Thomas Harrison (Editor); Elizabeth Irwin (Editor)

    Regular Price: £90.00

    Special Price: £65.00

    ISBN: 9780198803614
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Charles W. Fornara's Herodotus: An Interpretative Essay (Oxford, 1971) was a landmark publication in the study of the great Greek historian. Well-known in particular for its main thesis that the Histories should be read against the background of t... .... Learn More
  10. Cyropaedia

    Cyropaedia: Xenophon's Aims & Methods [Hardback]

    B. Due (Author)

    £18.95

    ISBN: 9788772882468
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Cyropaedia - Xenophon's Aims & Methods .... Learn More

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