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  1. 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
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    Most scholarship on early Greek alphabetic writing has focused on the questions around the origin of 'the Greek alphabet', instead of acknowledging the diversity of alphabetic systems that emerged in Geometric and Archaic Greece. The research conc... .... Learn More
  2. 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
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    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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  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

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    ISBN: 9780956838155
    Published by : Cambridge Philological Society
    Series: Proceedings of the Cambridge Philological Society Supplementary Volume
    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. Understanding Relations Between Scripts

    Understanding Relations Between Scripts: The Aegean Writing Systems [Paperback]

    Philippa Steele (Editor)

    £36.00

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    ISBN: 9781785706448
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Understanding Relations Between Scripts: The Aegean Writing Systems arises from a conference held in Cambridge in 2015. The question of how writing systems are related to each other, and how we can study those relationships, ... .... Learn More

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