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  1. Homer on the Gods and Human Virtue

    Homer on the Gods and Human Virtue [Hardback]

    Peter J. Ahrensdorf (Author)

    Regular Price: £32.99

    Special Price: £15.00

    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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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 ... .... Learn More
  5. 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
  6. Speech Presentation in Homeric Epic

    Speech Presentation in Homeric Epic [Paperback]

    Deborah Beck (Author)

    Regular Price: £19.99

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    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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Sophocles’ Jebb

    Sophocles’ Jebb [Hardback]

    Chris Stray (Editor)

    £52.50

    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
  10. Helen of Troy

    Helen of Troy [Paperback]

    Bettany Hughes (Author)

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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

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