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  1. 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
  2. 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
  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. 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
  5. Technical Ekphrasis in Greek and Roman Science and Literature: The Written Machine between Alexandria and Rome

    Technical Ekphrasis in Greek and Roman Science and Literature: The Written Machine between Alexandria and Rome [Hardback]

    Courtney Roby (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781107077300
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Ekphrasis is familiar as a rhetorical tool for inducing enargeia, the vivid sense that a reader or listener is actually in the presence of the objects described. This book focuses on the ekphrastic techniques used in ancient Greek and Roman litera... .... Learn More
  6. The Poetics of Victory in the Greek West: Epinician Oral Tradition and the Deinomenid Empire

    The Poetics of Victory in the Greek West: Epinician Oral Tradition and the Deinomenid Empire [Hardback]

    Nigel Nicholson (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780190209094
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The Poetics of Victory in the Greek West examines the relationship between epinician and the heroizing narratives about athletes, or "hero-athlete narratives" that circulated orally in Sicily and Italy in the late archaic and early classical perio... .... Learn More
  7. The Spell of Hypnos

    The Spell of Hypnos: Sleep and Sleeplessness in Ancient Greek Literature [Hardback]

    Silvia Montiglio (Author)

    Regular Price: £85.00

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    ISBN: 9781784533519
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    Sleep was viewed as a boon by the ancient Greeks: sweet, soft, honeyed, balmy, care-loosening, as the Iliad has it. But neither was sleep straightforward, nor safe. It could be interrupted, often by a dream. It could be the site of dramatic interv... .... Learn More
  8. Philosophy and the Ancient Novel

    Philosophy and the Ancient Novel [Hardback]

    Marília F. Futre Pinheiro (Editor); Silvia Montiglio (Editor)

    Regular Price: £57.20

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    ISBN: 9789491431890
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Series: Ancient Narrative Supplementum
    The papers assembled in this volume explore a relatively new area in scholarship on the ancient novel: the relationship between an ostensibly non-philosophical genre and philosophy. This approach opens up several original themes for further resear... .... Learn More
  9. Thucydides

    Thucydides [Paperback]

    P. J. Rhodes (Author)

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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
  10. Misery and Forgiveness in Euripides

    Misery and Forgiveness in Euripides: Meaning and Structure in the Hippolytus [Hardback]

    Boris Nikolsky (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781910589038
    Published by : Classical Press of Wales
    The tragedies of Euripides are among the most admired works of Greek literature. They are valued especially in our own day for their sceptical attitude to authority and divinity, for their psychological complexity and for their sympathetic but uns... .... Learn More

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