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  1. Greek Pederasty: From the Age of Homer to the End of Pagan Antiquity

    Greek Pederasty: From the Age of Homer to the End of Pagan Antiquity [Hardback]

    Andrew Lear (Author)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9780415839754
    Published by : Routledge
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  2. Drinking Pure Wine: Images and the Symposium

    Drinking Pure Wine: Images and the Symposium [Hardback]

    Maria Luisa Catoni (Author)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9781472449221
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Image, Text and Culture in Classical Antiquity
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    The classical Greek symposion provided a unique social opportunity for aristocratic, male elites to gather together in small groups, to drink, sing, recite poetry and discuss a range of topics within a relaxed atmosphere. Focusing on the functions... .... Learn More
  3. Greek Memories: Theories and Practices

    Greek Memories: Theories and Practices [Hardback]

    Luca Castagnoli (Editor); Paola Ceccarelli (Editor)

    £74.99

    ISBN: 9781108471725
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    Greek Memories aims to identify and examine the central concepts underlying the theories and practices of memory in the Greek world, from the archaic period to late antiquity, across all the main literary genres, and to trace some fundamental chan... .... Learn More
  4. Forensic Narratives in Athenian Courts

    Forensic Narratives in Athenian Courts [Hardback]

    Mike Edwards (Editor); Dimos Spatharas (Editor)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9781138099647
    Published by : Routledge
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    This collection of essays offers the first systematic approach to ancient forensic storytelling. Stories are a medium of signification, an indispensable tool in our cognitive toolkit. Understanding narratives as an integral part of forensic speake... .... Learn More
  5. The Agora Bone Well

    The Agora Bone Well [Paperback]

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

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9780876615508
    Published by : American School of Classical Studies at Athens
    Series: Hesperia Supplement
    Volume: 50
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    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
  6. Galen: Works on Human Nature  : Volume 1, Mixtures (De Temperamentis)

    Galen: Works on Human Nature : Volume 1, Mixtures (De Temperamentis) [Hardback]

    P. N. Singer (Author); Philip J. van der Eijk (Author); Piero Tassinari (Author)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9781107023147
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Series: Cambridge Galen Translations
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    Mixtures is of central importance for Galen's views on the human body. It presents his influential typology of the human organism according to nine mixtures (or 'temperaments') of hot, cold, dry and wet. It also develops Galen's ideal of the 'well... .... Learn More
  7. The Oxford Handbook of Demosthenes

    The Oxford Handbook of Demosthenes [Hardback]

    Gunther Martin (Editor)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9780198713852
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Handbooks
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    As a speechwriter, orator, and politician, Demosthenes captured, embodied, and shaped his time. He was a key player in Athens in the twilight of the city's independence, and is today a primary source for its history and society during that period.... .... Learn More
  8. Food in Ancient Greece: The Culinary Culture of the Hellenic World

    Food in Ancient Greece: The Culinary Culture of the Hellenic World [Hardback]

    Joanna Day (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781788312271
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    Series: Library of Classical Studies
    Volume: 25
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    Food is essential to life. To live, we need to eat. Yet eating amounts to a great deal more than biological necessity, since what and how people ingest varies greatly from society to society. These social and cultural differences are nowadays lade... .... Learn More
  9. Use and Abuse of Law in the Athenian Courts

    Use and Abuse of Law in the Athenian Courts [Hardback]

    Chris Carey (Editor); Ifigeneia Giannadaki (Editor); Brenda Griffith-Williams (Editor)

    £111.00

    ISBN: 9789004377875
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Mnemosyne Supplements; History and Archaeology of Classical Antiquity
    Volume: 419
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    This timely volume brings together leading scholars and rising researchers in the field to examine the role played by the law in thinking and practice in the legal system of classical Athens. The aim is not to find a single perspective or method f... .... Learn More
  10. Sport and Identity in Ancient Greece

    Sport and Identity in Ancient Greece [Hardback]

    Zinon Papakonstantinou (Author)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9781472438225
    Published by : Routledge
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    Addressing central yet largely unexplored issues relating to sport and the complex processes of identity construction in the ancient Greek world this volume is the first systematic study of its kind and demonstrates the continuous centrality of sp... .... Learn More

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