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  1. 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
  2. The Antigonid Army

    The Antigonid Army [Hardback]

    Nicholas Sekunda (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9788375312669
    Published by : Akanthina
    Volume: 8
    This book deals with the Macedonian army under the Antigonid dynasty, who ruled Macedon from 294 BC until 168 BC. The representational evidence is mainly dealt with in the first two chapters. Chapter 1 deals with the Tomb of Lyson and Kallikles, a... .... Learn More
  3. Aratus and the Astronomical Tradition

    Aratus and the Astronomical Tradition [Hardback]

    Emma Gee (Author)

    Regular Price: £58.00

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    ISBN: 9780199781683
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Why were the stars so important in Rome? Their literary presence far outweighs their role as a time-reckoning device, which was in any case superseded by the synchronization of the civil and solar years under Julius Caesar. One answer is their use... .... Learn More
  4. Sophocles’ Jebb

    Sophocles’ Jebb [Hardback]

    Chris Stray (Editor)

    £52.50

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    ISBN: 9780956838131
    Published by : Cambridge Philological Society
    Series: Proceedings of the Cambridge Philological Society Supplementary Volume
    Volume: 38
    Sir Richard Jebb (1841–1905) was the most celebrated classical scholar in late Victorian Britain: his edition of Sophocles, which remains a classic, brought him a knighthood. Professor of Greek at Cambridge from 1889, and MP for the University fro... .... Learn More
  5. At the Limits of Art

    At the Limits of Art: A Literary Study of Aelius Aristides' Hieroi Logoi [Hardback]

    Janet Downie (Author)

    Regular Price: £65.00

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    ISBN: 9780199924875
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Aelius Aristides' Hieroi Logoi present a unique first-person narrative from the ancient world-a narrative that seems at once public and private, artful and naive. While scholars have embraced the Logoi as a rich source for Imperial-era religion, p... .... Learn More
  6. Helen of Troy

    Helen of Troy [Paperback]

    Bettany Hughes (Author)

    Regular Price: £16.99

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    ISBN: 9781400076000
    Published by : Jonathan Cape
    As soon as men began to write, they made Helen of Troy their subject. Hesiod, a poet born around 700BC and one of the first named authors in history, called her 'the most beautiful woman in the world' and the description endured. Even though we ha... .... Learn More
  7. From Polypragmon to Curiosus

    From Polypragmon to Curiosus: Ancient Concepts of Curious and Meddlesome Behaviour [Hardback]

    Matthew Leigh (Author)

    Regular Price: £79.00

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    ISBN: 9780199668618
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    From Polypragmon to Curiosus is a study of how Greek and Latin writers describe curious, meddlesome, and exaggerated behaviour. Founded on a detailed investigation of a family of Greek terms, often treated as synonymous with each other, and of the... .... Learn More
  8. Menander: Eleven Plays

    Menander: Eleven Plays [Paperback]

    Colin Austin (Editor)

    £35.00

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    ISBN: 9780956838124
    Published by : Cambridge Philological Society
    Series: Proceedings of the Cambridge Philological Society Supplementary Volume
    Volume: 37
    Colin Austin, Professor of Greek at Cambridge University 1998–2008, was one of the world’s foremost experts in the reconstruction and interpretation of Greek comedy. When he died in August 2010, he was working towards a new edition of Menander for... .... Learn More
  9. Relative Chronology in Early Greek Epic Poetry

    Relative Chronology in Early Greek Epic Poetry [Hardback]

    Oivind Andersen (Author)

    Regular Price: £67.00

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    ISBN: 9780521194976
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book sets out to disentangle the complex chronology of early Greek epic poetry, which includes Homer, Hesiod, hymns and catalogues. The preserved corpus of these texts is characterized by a rather uniform language and many recurring themes... .... Learn More
  10. Cosmology and the Polis

    Cosmology and the Polis [Hardback]

    Richard Seaford (Author)

    Regular Price: £77.00

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    ISBN: 9781107009271
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book further develops Professor Seaford's innovative work on the study of ritual and money in the developing Greek polis. It employs the concept of the chronotope, which refers to the phenomenon whereby the spatial and temporal frameworks exp... .... Learn More

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