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  1. 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
  2. Hesiod's Works and Days

    Hesiod's Works and Days: How to Teach Self-Sufficiency [Hardback]

    Lilah Grace Canevaro (Author)

    Regular Price: £71.00

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    ISBN: 9780198729549
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Greek poet Hesiod's canonical archaic text, the Works and Days, was performed in its entirety, but was also relentlessly excerpted, quoted, and reapplied. In this volume, Lilah Grace Canevaro situates the poem within these two modes of reading and... .... Learn More
  3. 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
  4. 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)

    Regular Price: £64.99

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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
  5. Rome, Polybius and the East

    Rome, Polybius and the East [Hardback]

    Peter Sidney Derow (Author); Andrew Erskine (Editor); Josephine Crawley Quinn (Editor)

    Regular Price: £100.00

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    ISBN: 9780199640904
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Rome, Polybius, and the East offers a collection of seventeen of the more important papers written by the late Peter Derow, Hody Fellow and Tutor in Ancient History at Wadham College, Oxford, during the course of his career. With a detailed introd... .... Learn More
  6. 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
  7. Why Homer Matters

    Why Homer Matters [Hardback]

    Adam Nicholson (Author)

    Regular Price: £25.00

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    ISBN: 9781627791793
    Published by : Henry Holt
    Where does Homer come from? And why does Homer matter? His epic poems of war and suffering can still speak to us of the role of destiny in life, of cruelty, of humanity and its frailty, but why they do is a mystery. How can we be so intimate with ... .... Learn More
  8. Homer on the Gods and Human Virtue

    Homer on the Gods and Human Virtue [Hardback]

    Peter J. Ahrensdorf (Author)

    Regular Price: £34.99

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    ISBN: 9780521193887
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book seeks to restore Homer to his rightful place among the principal figures in the history of political and moral philosophy. Through this fresh and provocative analysis of the Iliad and the Odyssey, Peter J. Ahrensdorf examines Homer's und... .... Learn More
  9. KE-RA-ME-JA

    KE-RA-ME-JA [Hardback]

    Dimitri Nakassis (Editor); Joann Gulizio (Editor); Sarah A. James (Editor)

    £55.00

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    ISBN: 9781931534765
    Published by : INSTAP Academic Press (Institute for Aegean Prehistory)
    Series: Prehistory Monographs
    Volume: 46
    The title of this volume, ke-ra-me-ja in Linear B, was chosen because it means “potter” (Κεράμεια, from Greek κέραμος, “potter’s clay”) and combines two major strands of Cynthia Shelmerdine’s scholarship: Mycenaean ceramics and Linear B texts. It... .... Learn More
  10. Dictionary of Classical Mythology

    Dictionary of Classical Mythology [Paperback]

    Jennifer R. March (Author)

    £29.95

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    ISBN: 9781782976356
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Jenny March’s acclaimed Dictionary of Classical Mythology, first published in 1998 but long out of print, has been extensively revised and expanded including a completely new set of beautiful line-drawing illustrations for this Ox... .... Learn More

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