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  1. Hermes

    Hermes [Hardback]

    Arlene Allan (Author)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9781138805705
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World
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  2. Female Mobility and Gendered Space in Ancient Greek Myth

    Female Mobility and Gendered Space in Ancient Greek Myth [Hardback]

    Ariadne Konstantinou (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781474256766
    Published by : Bloomsbury
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    Women's mobility is central to understanding cultural constructions of gender. Regarding ancient cultures, including ancient Greece, a re-evaluation of women's mobility within the household and beyond it is currently taking place. This invites an ... .... Learn More
  3. Achilles

    Achilles [Hardback]

    Marta Gonzalez (Author)

    £115.00

    ISBN: 9781138677012
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World
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    Achilles is the quintessential Greek hero, but that does not mean that he is a conventional hero. His uniqueness is dictated by his birth, as the son of a sea goddess, and his education at the hands of a centaur. The hero's exceptional nature also... .... Learn More
  4. The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Greek Religion

    The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Greek Religion [Paperback]

    Esther Eidinow (Editor); Julia Kindt (Editor)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9780198810179
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Handbooks
    This handbook offers both students and teachers of ancient Greek religion a comprehensive overview of the current state of scholarship in the subject, from the Archaic to the Hellenistic periods. It not only presents key information, but also expl... .... Learn More
  5. Forms of Astonishment: Greek Myths of Metamorphosis

    Forms of Astonishment: Greek Myths of Metamorphosis [Paperback]

    Richard Buxton (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780198706991
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    In this illustrated study Richard Buxton analyses Greek literary narratives and visual representations of the metamorphosis of humans and gods, as evidenced from Homer to Nonnos. Such tales have become familiar in their Ovidian dress, as in the be... .... Learn More
  6. Ancient Prophecy: Near Eastern, Biblical, and Greek Perspectives

    Ancient Prophecy: Near Eastern, Biblical, and Greek Perspectives [Hardback]

    Martti Nissinen (Author)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9780198808558
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Ancient Prophecy: Near Eastern, Biblical, and Greek Perspectives is the first monograph-length comparative study on prophetic divination in ancient Near Eastern, biblical, and Greek sources. Prophecy is one of the ways humans have believed to beco... .... Learn More
  7. Aristotle on Religion

    Aristotle on Religion [Hardback]

    Mor Segev (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781108415255
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    Aristotle is a severe critic of traditional religion, believing it to be false, yet he also holds that traditional religion and its institutions are necessary if any city, including the ideal city he describes in the Politics, is to exist and flou... .... Learn More
  8. The Seer and the City: Religion, Politics, and Colonial Ideology in Ancient Greece

    The Seer and the City: Religion, Politics, and Colonial Ideology in Ancient Greece [Hardback]

    Margaret Foster (Author)

    £79.95

    ISBN: 9780520295001
    Published by : University of California Press
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    Seers featured prominently in ancient Greek culture, but they rarely appear in colonial discourse from the archaic and classical periods. Margaret Foster exposes the ideological motivations behind this discrepancy and reveals how colonial discours... .... Learn More
  9. Animal Sacrifice in the Ancient Greek World

    Animal Sacrifice in the Ancient Greek World [Hardback]

    Sarah Hitch (Editor); Ian Rutherford (Editor)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780521191036
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This volume brings together studies on Greek animal sacrifice by foremost experts in Greek language, literature and material culture. Readers will benefit from the synthesis of new evidence and approaches with a re-evaluation of twentieth-century ... .... Learn More
  10. Prophets and Profits: Ancient Divination and Its Reception

    Prophets and Profits: Ancient Divination and Its Reception [Hardback]

    Richard Evans (Editor)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9781138290150
    Published by : Routledge
    This volume examines the ways in which divination, often through oracular utterances and other mechanisms, linked mortals with the gods, and places the practice within the ancient sociopolitical and religious environment. Whether humans sought kno... .... Learn More

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