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  1. Vrysaki

    Vrysaki: A Neighborhood Lost in Search of the Athenian Agora [Hardback]

    Sylvie Dumont (Author)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9780876619698
    Published by : American School of Classical Studies at Athens
    Between 1931 and 1939, central Athens was transformed by the expropriation and demolition of the Vrysaki neighborhood at the foot of the Acropolis. In these few years, more than 5,000 inhabitants were displaced and 348 properties were torn down so... .... Learn More
  2. The Agora Bone Well

    The Agora Bone Well [Paperback]

    Maria A. Liston (Author); Susan I. Rotroff (Author); Lynn M. Snyder (Author)

    £65.00

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    ISBN: 9780876615508
    Published by : American School of Classical Studies at Athens
    Series: Hesperia Supplement
    Volume: 50
    Even though Dorothy Thompson excavated the Agora Bone Well in 1938, the well and its remarkable finds have never been fully studied until now. Located outside the northwest corner of the Athenian Agora and dating to the second quarter of the 2nd c... .... Learn More
  3. Motherhood and Infancies in the Mediterranean in Antiquity

    Motherhood and Infancies in the Mediterranean in Antiquity [Paperback]

    Margarita Sánchez Romero (Editor); Rosa Cid López (Editor)

    £40.00

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    ISBN: 9781789250381
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Childhood in the Past monograph
    Motherhood and childhood are social and cultural constructions that have their origins in prehistoric times and are visible through Greek and Roman discourses in Antiquity. This volume explores various images of maternity and infancy, and the iden... .... Learn More
  4. The Pylos Regional Archaeological Project

    The Pylos Regional Archaeological Project: A Retrospective [Paperback]

    Jack L. Davis (Editor); John Bennet (Editor)

    £50.00

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    ISBN: 9780876619681
    Published by : American School of Classical Studies at Athens
    This volume represents the product of 25 years of study conducted by the Pylos Regional Archaeological Project, a multidisciplinary, diachronic archaeological expedition formally organized in 1990 to investigate the history of prehistoric and hist... .... Learn More
  5. Slave-Wives, Single Women and “Bastards” in the Ancient Greek World

    Slave-Wives, Single Women and “Bastards” in the Ancient Greek World: Law and Economics Perspectives [Paperback]

    Morris Silver (Author)

    £38.00

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    ISBN: 9781785708633
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Greek scholars have produced a vast body of evidence bearing on nuptial practices that has yet to be mined by a professional economist. By standing on their shoulders, the author proposes and tests radically new interpretations of three important ... .... Learn More
  6. Touch and the Ancient Senses

    Touch and the Ancient Senses [Paperback]

    Alex Purves (Editor)

    Regular Price: £24.99

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    ISBN: 9781844658725
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: The Senses in Antiquity
    Unlike the other senses, touch ranges beyond a single sense organ, encompassing not only the skin but also the interior of the body. It mediates almost every aspect of interpersonal relations in antiquity, from the everyday to the erotic, just as ... .... Learn More
  7. Poverty, Wealth, and Well-Being: Experiencing Penia in Democratic Athens

    Poverty, Wealth, and Well-Being: Experiencing Penia in Democratic Athens [Hardback]

    Claire Taylor (Author)

    Regular Price: £75.00

    Special Price: £55.00

    ISBN: 9780198786931
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Poverty in fifth- and fourth-century BCE Athens was a markedly different concept to that with which we are familiar today. Reflecting contemporary ideas about labour, leisure, and good citizenship, the 'poor' were considered to be not only those w... .... Learn More
  8. The Topography of Violence in the Greco-Roman World

    The Topography of Violence in the Greco-Roman World [Hardback]

    Werner Riess (Editor); Garret G. Fagan (Editor)

    Regular Price: £69.95

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    ISBN: 9780472119820
    Published by : University of Michigan Press
    What soldiers do on the battlefield or boxers do in the ring would be treated as criminal acts if carried out in an everyday setting. Perpetrators of violence in the classical world knew this and chose their venues and targets with care: killing J... .... Learn More
  9. On the Greek Origins of Biopolitics: A Reinterpretation of the History of Biopower

    On the Greek Origins of Biopolitics: A Reinterpretation of the History of Biopower [Hardback]

    Mika Ojakangas (Author)

    Regular Price: £120.00

    Special Price: £75.00

    ISBN: 9781138659438
    Published by : Routledge
    This book explores the origins of western biopolitics in ancient Greek political thought. Ojakangas’s argues that the conception of politics as the regulation of the quantity and quality of population in the name of the security and happiness of t... .... Learn More
  10. Enmity and Feuding in Classical Athens

    Enmity and Feuding in Classical Athens [Hardback]

    Andrew Alwine (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.00

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    ISBN: 9781477302484
    Published by : University of Texas Press
    Much has been written about the world's first democracy, but no book so far has been dedicated solely to the study of enmity in ancient Athens. "Enmity and Feuding in Classical Athens" is a long-overdue analysis of the competitive power dynamics o... .... Learn More

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