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  1. Religion and Society in Ancient Thessaly

    Religion and Society in Ancient Thessaly [Hardback]

    Maria Mili (Author)

    Regular Price: £112.50

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    ISBN: 9780198718017
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The fertile plains of the ancient Greek region of Thessaly stretch south from the shadow of Mount Olympus. Thessaly's numerous small cities were home to some of the richest men in Greece, their fabulous wealth counted in innumerable flocks and sla... .... Learn More
  2. Sharing with the Gods

    Sharing with the Gods [Hardback]

    Theodora Suk Fong Jim (Author)

    Regular Price: £100.00

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    ISBN: 9780198706823
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Sharing with the Gods examines one of the most ubiquitous yet little studied aspects of ancient Greek religion, the offering of so-called 'first-fruits' (aparchai) and 'tithes' (dekatai), from the Archaic period to the Hellenistic. While most exis... .... Learn More
  3. The Gods of Olympus

    The Gods of Olympus: A History [Hardback]

    Barbara Graziosi (Author)

    Regular Price: £18.99

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    ISBN: 9780805091571
    Published by : Metropolitan Books
    Elegant and entertaining, this is the history of the most vibrant characters in classical civilisation. With their vast appetites, great beauty, and warlike tendencies, it's hard to resist their pull on the imagination - even though, in antiquity,... .... Learn More
  4. Cults and Rites in Ancient Greece

    Cults and Rites in Ancient Greece [Hardback]

    Michael H Jameson (Author); Paul Cartledge (Other)

    Regular Price: £80.99

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    ISBN: 9780521661294
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This volume assembles fourteen highly influential articles written by Michael H. Jameson over a period of nearly fifty years, edited and updated by the author himself. They represent both the scope and the signature style of Jameson's engagement w... .... Learn More
  5. Approaches to Greek Myth

    Approaches to Greek Myth [Paperback]

    Lowell Edmunds (Editor)

    Regular Price: £22.00

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    ISBN: 9781421414195
    Published by : Johns Hopkins University Press
    Since the first edition of Approaches to Greek Myth was published in 1990, interest in Greek mythology has surged. There was no simple agreement on the subject of "myth" in classical antiquity, and there remains none today. Is myth a narrative or ... .... Learn More
  6. Poseidon and the Sea

    Poseidon and the Sea [Hardback]

    Seth D. Pevnick (Editor)

    Regular Price: £32.50

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    ISBN: 9781907804304
    Published by : D Giles Limited
    This volume is a fascinating exploration of the myths and iconography of the Greek god Poseidon and the cult objects offered to him in his numerous manifestations across the Mediterranean world. Using over 50 objects from Tampa Museum of Art's int... .... Learn More
  7. Rationalizing Myth in Antiquity

    Rationalizing Myth in Antiquity [Hardback]

    Greta Hawes (Author)

    Regular Price: £81.00

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    ISBN: 9780199672776
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The Greek myths are characteristically fabulous; they are full of monsters, metamorphoses, and the supernatural. However, they could be told in other ways as well. This volume charts ancient dissatisfaction with the excesses of myth, and the vario... .... Learn More
  8. Conceptions of Cosmos

    Conceptions of Cosmos: From Myths to the Accelerating Universe [Paperback]

    Helge S. Kragh (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780199665143
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    This book is a historical account of how natural philosophers and scientists have endeavoured to understand the universe at large, first in a mythical and later in a scientific context. Starting with the creation stories of ancien... .... Learn More
  9. The Individual in the Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean

    The Individual in the Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean [Hardback]

    Jörg Rupke (Editor)

    Regular Price: £132.50

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    ISBN: 9780199674503
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Ancient religions are usually treated as collective and political phenomena and, apart from a few towering figures, the individual religious agent has fallen out of view. Addressing this gap, the essays in this volume focus on the... .... Learn More
  10. Sibyls

    Sibyls: Prophecy and Power in the Ancient World [Hardback]

    Jorge Guillermo (Author)

    Regular Price: £18.99

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    ISBN: 9781468306842
    Published by : Overlook Press
    From myth to myth, and over thousands of years, few archetypes have so captured the imaginations of readers as that of the Sibyl. Sibyls—from the Greek word for prophetess—commanded a remarkable amount of respect and devotion in the ancient world ... .... Learn More

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