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  1. 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

    Special Price: £35.00

    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
  2. 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
  3. Narrative and Identity in the Ancient Greek World

    Narrative and Identity in the Ancient Greek World [Paperback]

    Tim Whitmarsh (Author)

    Regular Price: £21.99

    Special Price: £10.00

    ISBN: 9781107491021
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This study, by a leading scholar of Greek literature and culture under the Roman empire, considers the Greek romance, those happy-ever-after tales of young love and its tribulations set in an imaginary classicising past. Whitmarsh offers a fresh r... .... Learn More
  4. Why Homer Matters

    Why Homer Matters [Hardback]

    Adam Nicholson (Author)

    Regular Price: £25.00

    Special Price: £7.95

    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
  5. Homer on the Gods and Human Virtue

    Homer on the Gods and Human Virtue [Hardback]

    Peter J. Ahrensdorf (Author)

    Regular Price: £32.99

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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
  6. KE-RA-ME-JA

    KE-RA-ME-JA [Hardback]

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

    £55.00

    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
  7. Dictionary of Classical Mythology

    Dictionary of Classical Mythology [Paperback]

    Jennifer R. March (Author)

    £29.95

    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 Oxbow edition. It i... .... Learn More
  8. Iphicrates, Peltasts and Lechaeum

    Iphicrates, Peltasts and Lechaeum [Hardback]

    Nicholas Sekunda (Editor); Bogdan Burliga (Editor)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9788375311679
    Published by : Akanthina
    Series: Monograph Series
    Volume: 9
    The works assembled in this volume complement the article written on the battle of Lechaeum by Andreas Konecy inChrion 31 (2001), which is here translated into English by Brian Bertosa. Konecy not only reconstructs the location and phases of the b... .... Learn More
  9. Cult, Myth, and Occasion in Pindar’s Victory Odes

    Cult, Myth, and Occasion in Pindar’s Victory Odes [Hardback]

    Eveline Krummen (Author); J. G. Howie (Translator)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780905205564
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    Volume: 52
    In this pioneering study, first published in German as Pyrsos Hymnon. Festliche Gegenwart und mythisch-rituelle Tradition als Voraussetzung einer Pindarinterpretation (Isthmie 4, Pythie 5, Olympie 1 und 3) (1990), Eveline Krummen examines the rela... .... Learn More
  10. Speech Presentation in Homeric Epic

    Speech Presentation in Homeric Epic [Paperback]

    Deborah Beck (Author)

    Regular Price: £19.99

    Special Price: £12.00

    ISBN: 9780292756793
    Published by : University of Texas Press
    In this original study Deborah Beck analyses the full range of methods of speech representation, placing a new weight on non-direct speech. She examines the complex and overlapping functions of each form of speech representation, building up a pic... .... Learn More

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