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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. 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
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    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
  3. 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
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    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
  4. 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
  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
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    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. Greek Gods Abroad: Names, Natures, and Transformations

    Greek Gods Abroad: Names, Natures, and Transformations [Hardback]

    Robert Parker (Author)

    £37.95

    ISBN: 9780520293946
    Published by : University of California Press
    From even before the time of Alexander the Great, the Greek gods spread throughout the Mediterranean, carried by settlers and largely adopted by the indigenous populations. By the third century BC, gods bearing Greek names were worshipped everywhe... .... Learn More
  7. Contextualizing the Sacred in the Hellenistic and Roman Near East: Religious Identities in Local, Regional, and Imperial Settings

    Contextualizing the Sacred in the Hellenistic and Roman Near East: Religious Identities in Local, Regional, and Imperial Settings [Paperback]

    Rubina Raja (Editor)

    £102.00

    ISBN: 9782503569635
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Contextualizing the Sacred
    Volume: 8
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    The study of religion and religious identities in the Hellenistic and Roman Near East has been a focus within archaeology and ancient history for centuries. Yet the transition between the Hellenistic and Roman period remains difficult to grasp fro... .... Learn More
  8. Votive Reliefs

    Votive Reliefs [Hardback]

    Carol L. Lawton (Author)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9780876612385
    Published by : American School of Classical Studies at Athens
    Series: Athenian Agora
    Volume: 38
    This volume includes all of the Classical, Hellenistic, and Roman votive reliefs found to date in the excavations of the Athenian Agora. In addition to providing a catalogue of the reliefs arranged according to their subjects, the author treats th... .... Learn More
  9. Omens and Oracles: Divination in Ancient Greece

    Omens and Oracles: Divination in Ancient Greece [Hardback]

    Matthew Dillon (Author)

    £135.00

    ISBN: 9781472424082
    Published by : Routledge
    Addressing the role which divination played in ancient Greek society, this volume deals with various forms of prophecy and how each was utilised and for what purpose. Chapters bring together key types of divining, such as from birds, celestial phe... .... Learn More
  10. Myths on the Map: The Storied Landscapes of Ancient Greece

    Myths on the Map: The Storied Landscapes of Ancient Greece [Hardback]

    Greta Hawes (Editor)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780198744771
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Polybius boldly declared that 'now that all places have become accessible by land or sea, it is no longer appropriate to use poets and writers of myth as witnesses of the unknown' (4.40.2). And yet, in reality, the significance of myth did not dim... .... Learn More

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