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  1. 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
  2. JJP Supplement 30 (2016) Journal of Juristic Papyrology

    JJP Supplement 30 (2016) Journal of Juristic Papyrology: Fragments, Holes, and Wholes: Reconstrucing the Ancient World in Theory and Practice [Hardback]

    Tomasz Derda (Editor); Jennifer Hilder (Editor); Jan Kwapisz (Editor)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9788394684808
    Published by : Journal of Juristic Papyrology
    Series: JJP Supplements
    Volume: 30
    The present volume offers a variety of case studies rather than a theoretically oriented survey of trends and overall approaches towards the fragmentarily preserved ancient material. Nevertheless, the discussions of specific cases are not confined... .... Learn More
  3. Archaeology and Homeric Epic

    Archaeology and Homeric Epic [Paperback]

    Susan Sherratt (Editor); John Bennet (Editor)

    £36.00

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    ISBN: 9781785702952
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology
    Volume: Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology
    The relationship between the Homeric epics and archaeology has long suffered mixed fortunes, swinging between 'fundamentalist' attempts to use archaeology in order to demonstrate the essential historicity of the epics and their background, and out... .... Learn More
  4. Ancient Historiography on War and Empire

    Ancient Historiography on War and Empire [Hardback]

    Timothy Howe (Editor); Sabine Müller (Editor); Richard Stoneman (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781785702990
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    In the ancient Greek-speaking world, writing about the past meant balancing the reporting of facts with shaping and guiding the political interests and behaviours of the present. Ancient Historiography on War and Empire shows the ways in which the... .... Learn More
  5. Writing Biography in Greece and Rome: Narrative Technique and Fictionalization

    Writing Biography in Greece and Rome: Narrative Technique and Fictionalization [Hardback]

    Koen de Temmerman (Editor); Kristoffel Demoen (Editor)

    Regular Price: £78.99

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    ISBN: 9781107129122
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Ancient biography is now a well-established and popular field of study among classicists as well as many scholars of literature and history more generally. In particular biographies offer important insights into the dynamics underlying ancient per... .... Learn More
  6. Thucydides

    Thucydides [Paperback]

    P. J. Rhodes (Author)

    Regular Price: £19.99

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    ISBN: 9781472523990
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Thucydides was labelled the 'greatest historian that ever lived' by Macauley and no study of Classical Greece is complete without encountering his history of the Peloponnesian War, the greatest war of Greeks against Greeks in the late fifth centur... .... Learn More
  7. Sophist Kings

    Sophist Kings: Persians as Other in Herodotus [Hardback]

    Vernon L Provencal (Author)

    Regular Price: £90.00

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    ISBN: 9781780936130
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Sophist Kings: Persians as Other sets forth a reading of Herodotus' Histories that highlights the consistency with which the Persians are depicted as sophists and Persian culture is infused with a sophistic ideology. The Persians as the Greek 'oth... .... Learn More
  8. Pollution and Crisis in Greek Tragedy

    Pollution and Crisis in Greek Tragedy [Hardback]

    Fabian Meinel (Author)

    Regular Price: £69.99

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    ISBN: 9781107044463
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Pollution is ubiquitous in Greek tragedy: matricidal Orestes seeks purification at Apollo's shrine in Delphi; carrion from Polyneices' unburied corpse fills the altars of Thebes; delirious Phaedra suffers from a 'pollution of the mind'. This book ... .... Learn More
  9. 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)

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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
  10. Greek Music, Drama, Sport, and Fauna

    Greek Music, Drama, Sport, and Fauna [Hardback]

    Calum Maciver (Editor)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9780905205571
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    Volume: 4
    PROFESSOR E. KERR BORTHWICK (1925–2008) studied Classics at Aberdeen University and at Christ’s College Cambridge before being appointed Lecturer, first at the University of Leeds and then, in 1955, at Edinburgh Univer... .... Learn More

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