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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. The Symposion: Drinking Greek Style: Essays on Greek Pleasure 1983-2017

    The Symposion: Drinking Greek Style: Essays on Greek Pleasure 1983-2017 [Hardback]

    Oswyn Murray (Author); Vanessa Cazzato (Editor)

    Regular Price: £90.00

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    ISBN: 9780198814627
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Symposion is the Greek word for 'drinking together'—the social institution of reclining on couches and enjoying the pleasures of wine, sex, and song. Although the Greeks learned the rituals of communal drinking from the Near East, they turned them... .... Learn More
  4. 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
  5. A Guide to Reading Herodotus' Histories

    A Guide to Reading Herodotus' Histories [Hardback]

    Sean Sheehan (Author)

    Regular Price: £70.00

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    ISBN: 9781474292672
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Modern scholarship judges Herodotus to be a more complex writer than his past readers supposed. His Histories is now being read in ways that are seemingly incompatible if not contradictory. This volume interrogates the various ways the text of the... .... Learn More
  6. Interpreting Herodotus

    Interpreting Herodotus [Hardback]

    Thomas Harrison (Editor); Elizabeth Irwin (Editor)

    Regular Price: £90.00

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    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
  7. 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
  8. Greek Federal Terminology

    Greek Federal Terminology [Paperback]

    Jacek Rzepka (Author)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9788375312379
    Published by : Akanthina
    This is a study of the vocabulary which the Greeks used to speak about states different from the polis (city-state). Some of these states, such as Boeotia in the fourth, and Achaea and Aetolia in the third century BC, reached superpower status in ... .... Learn More
  9. Word and Context in Latin Poetry

    Word and Context in Latin Poetry: Studies in Memory of David West [Hardback]

    A. J. Woodman (Editor); J. Wisse (Editor)

    £52.50

    ISBN: 9780956838155
    Published by : Cambridge Philological Society
    Series: Cambridge Classical Journal Supplements
    Volume: 40
    This volume of essays is intended to commemorate the eminent Latin scholar David West, best known for his work on Lucretius, Horace, Virgil and Shakespeare. The contributors – Francis Cairns, Ian Du Quesnay, Bruce Gibson, Alex Hardie, Stephen Harr... .... Learn More
  10. Xenophon’s Ephesiaca: a Paraliterary Love-Story from the Ancient World

    Xenophon’s Ephesiaca: a Paraliterary Love-Story from the Ancient World [Hardback]

    Aldo Tagliabue (Author)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9789492444127
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Series: Ancient Narrative Supplements
    Volume: 22
    After many decades of neglect, the last forty years have seen a renewed scholarly appreciation of the literary value of the Greek novel. Within this renaissance of interest, four monographs have been published to date which focus on individual nov... .... Learn More

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