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  1. Zeus in Early Greek Mythology and Religion

    Zeus in Early Greek Mythology and Religion [Paperback]

    Olga A. Zolotnikova (Author)

    Regular Price: £38.00

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    ISBN: 9781407311067
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2492
    This monograph examines the religious and mythological concepts of Zeus from prehistoric times until the Early Archaic period. The research was performed as an interdisciplinary study involving the evidence of the Homeric poems, archaeology, lingu... .... Learn More
  2. Dressing the Dead in Classical Antiquity

    Dressing the Dead in Classical Antiquity [Paperback]

    Maureen Carroll (Editor); John Peter Wild (Editor)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781445603001
    Published by : Amberley Publishing
    Naked we come into the world, but we are extraordinarily unlucky if naked we leave it. It is a human reaction to cover the dead with textiles. This volume presents the results of new and ground-breaking research in the UK and abroad on clothing an... .... Learn More
  3. Ancient Oracles

    Ancient Oracles [Hardback]

    Richard Stoneman (Author)

    Regular Price: £25.00

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    ISBN: 9780300140422
    Published by : Yale University Press
    Herodotus tells us that when Croesus, the king of Lydia, asked the Delphic Oracle whether he should attack the Persians, he was told that if he did so he would destroy a great empire. Delighted, he proceeded with the invasion, but the empire th... .... Learn More
  4. Classical Mythology

    Classical Mythology [Paperback]

    M. P. O. Morford (Author)

    Regular Price: £34.99

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    ISBN: 9780195397703
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    A good introduction to Greek and Roman mythology based largely on literary works, although with some mention of art and architecture. The authors divide their subject according to the myths of creation, the Greek sagas, the nature of Roman myth... .... Learn More
  5. Civic Rites

    Civic Rites: Democracy and Religion in Ancient Athens [Paperback]

    Nancy Evans (Author)

    Regular Price: £21.95

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    ISBN: 9780520262034
    Published by : University of California Press
    This book makes a strong case for the importance of religious practices in Classical Athens, showing how thoroughly ritual was integrated into the city's democratic institutions and civic life. To this end Nancy Evans takes an in depth look at ... .... Learn More
  6. Aspects of Ancient Greek Cult

    Aspects of Ancient Greek Cult: Context, Ritual & Iconography [Hardback]

    Jesper Jensen (Author)

    £32.00

    ISBN: 9788779342538
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Series: (Aarhus Studies in Mediterranean Antiquity)
    The papers in this volume illustrate the interplay between the studies of classical archaeology, religion, history, and musicology. The eight papers by the young scholars and their Nestor, Richard Hamilton, offer a fresh look at various aspects of... .... Learn More
  7. Worshipping Women

    Worshipping Women: Ritual and Reality in Classical Athens [Paperback]

    Nikolaos Kaltsas (Author); H. A. Shapiro (Author)

    £24.00

    ISBN: 9780977659845
    Published by : Hellenic Museums Shop
    This exhibition catalogue, divided into three main sections, is an essential collection of images and descriptions of each of the 155 artifacts of the exhibition, containing also scrutinizing essays on the important role women played in Classic... .... Learn More
  8. Myth Becomes History: Pre-Classical Greece

    Myth Becomes History: Pre-Classical Greece [Paperback]

    Carol Thomas (Author)

    £19.20

    ISBN: 9780941690515
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Noting the standard reservations of Classicists regarding the Greek Bronze and Dark Ages, Carol Thomas declares the Pre-Classical period of ancient Greece to be the locus of much historical information. Both the metaphor and the fact of Troy serve... .... Learn More
  9. Mysteries of the Oracles

    Mysteries of the Oracles [Paperback]

    Philipp Vandenberg (Author)

    Regular Price: £11.99

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    ISBN: 9781845114022
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    In a first person narrative Philipp Vandenberg recounts his travels to the sites of the fifteen ancient oracles, and explores the history of archaeological research, as well as how the oracles functioned and how they were perceived by contemp... .... Learn More
  10. Plague and the Athenian Imagination

    Plague and the Athenian Imagination: Drama, History and the Cult of Asclepius [Hardback]

    Robin Mitchell-Boyask (Author)

    Regular Price: £67.00

    Special Price: £19.95

    ISBN: 9780521873451
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    The great plague of Athens that began in 430 BCE had an enormous effect on the imagination of its literary artists and on the social imagination of the city as a whole. In this 2007 book, Professor Mitchell-Boyask studies the impa... .... Learn More

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