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  1. Wine in Ancient Greece and Cyprus: Production, Trade and Social Significance

    Wine in Ancient Greece and Cyprus: Production, Trade and Social Significance [Hardback]

    Evi Margaritis (Editor); Jane M Renfrew (Editor); Martin K Jones (Editor); Sherry Fox (Editor)

    £81.99

    ISBN: 9783110462067
    Published by : Walter de Gruyter
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    This volume investigates diverse aspects pertaining to the historic, social, and economic value of wine, from the prehistory through to modern times. It focuses on the Aegean and Cyprus, two key areas for the history of the vine and the developmen... .... Learn More
  2. Greek Medical Literature and its Readers: From Hippocrates to Islam and Byzantium

    Greek Medical Literature and its Readers: From Hippocrates to Islam and Byzantium [Hardback]

    Sophia Xenophontos (Editor); Petros Bouras-Vallianatos (Editor)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9781472487919
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Publications of the Centre for Hellenic Studies, King's College, London
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    Over the last few decades there has been much scholarly work on ancient medical literature, but the general tendency has been to explore medical works for their technical content, or their function as (didactic) manuals for medical theory and prac... .... Learn More
  3. 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)

    Regular Price: £38.00

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    ISBN: 9781785708633
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    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
  4. Medicine: Antiquity and Its Legacy

    Medicine: Antiquity and Its Legacy [Paperback]

    Caroline Petit (Author)

    £12.99

    ISBN: 9781845118471
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    Series: Ancients and Moderns
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    The extent to which classical theories about, and practices of, medical knowledge have shaped and continue to define medicine today is remarkable: but not always widely appreciated. Caroline Petit here offers a concise yet comprehensive account of... .... Learn More
  5. Music Therapy in Ancient Greece

    Music Therapy in Ancient Greece [Hardback]

    Antonietta Provenza (Author)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9781472476326
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Medicine and the Body in Antiquity
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    The evidence of the ancient Greeks' interest in music therapy is scattered through Greek literature from its earliest beginnings. Music was considered to be a magic remedy yet the idea of a connection between musical structures (harmonia, rhythms)... .... Learn More
  6. Experiencing Pain in Imperial Greek Culture

    Experiencing Pain in Imperial Greek Culture [Hardback]

    Daniel King (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9780198810513
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Classical Monographs
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    This volume investigates the history and nature of pain in Greek culture under the Roman Empire (50-250 CE). Traditional accounts of pain in this society have focused either on philosophical or medical theories of pain or on Christian notions of '... .... Learn More
  7. Gifts of the Gods: A History of Food in Greece

    Gifts of the Gods: A History of Food in Greece [Hardback]

    Andrew Dalby (Author); Rachel Dalby (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781780238548
    Published by : REAKTION BOOKS
    Series: Food and Nations
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    What do we think about when we think of Greek food? For many, it is the meze and traditional plates of a typical Greek island taverna from summer holidays or from Greek restaurants at home. This book takes us into and beyond the taverna to offer u... .... Learn More
  8. Ancient Greek and Roman Slavery

    Ancient Greek and Roman Slavery [Hardback]

    P. Hunt (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781405188050
    Published by : Wiley-Blackwell
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    Classical slavery provides fascinating, complex, and engaging, albeit sometimes grim, topics for the historian. Over the last generation, these have attracted the attention of many of the best minds in ancient social history. The issues involved h... .... Learn More
  9. Poverty, Wealth, and Well-Being: Experiencing Penia in Democratic Athens

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

    Claire Taylor (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780198786931
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    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
  10. Hellenism and the Local Communities of the Eastern Mediterranean: 400 BCE-250 CE

    Hellenism and the Local Communities of the Eastern Mediterranean: 400 BCE-250 CE [Hardback]

    Boris Chrubasik (Editor); Daniel King (Editor)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9780198805663
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Hellenism and the Local Communities of the Eastern Mediterranean offers a timely re-examination of the relationship between Greek and non-Greek cultures in this region between 400 BCE and 250 CE. The conquests of Alexander the Great and his Succes... .... Learn More

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