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  1. Kinship in Ancient Athens: An Anthropological Analysis

    Kinship in Ancient Athens: An Anthropological Analysis [Multiple Copy Pack]

    S. C. Humphreys (Author)

    £280.00

    ISBN: 9780198788249
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    The concept of kinship is at the heart of understanding not only the structure and development of a society, but also the day-to-day interactions of its citizens. Kinship in Ancient Athens aims to illuminate both of these issues by providing a com... .... Learn More
  2. 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
  3. 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 mysteries surrounding this well 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... .... Learn More
  4. Music, Text, and Culture in Ancient Greece

    Music, Text, and Culture in Ancient Greece [Hardback]

    Tom Phillips (Editor); Armand J. D'Angour (Editor)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9780198794462
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    What difference does music make to performance poetry, and how did the ancients themselves understand this relationship? Although scholars have long recognized the importance of music to ancient performance culture, little has been written on the ... .... Learn More
  5. 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
  6. 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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  7. 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

    Special Price: £28.50

    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
  8. 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
  9. The Pylos Regional Archaeological Project

    The Pylos Regional Archaeological Project: A Retrospective [Paperback]

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

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9780876619681
    Published by : American School of Classical Studies at Athens
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    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
  10. The Anatomy of Dance Discourse: Literary and Philosophical Approaches to Dance in the Later Graeco-Roman World

    The Anatomy of Dance Discourse: Literary and Philosophical Approaches to Dance in the Later Graeco-Roman World [Hardback]

    Karin Schlapbach (Author)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9780198807728
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Within the newly thriving field of ancient Greek and Roman performance and dance studies, The Anatomy of Dance Discourse offers a fresh and original perspective on ancient perceptions of dance. Focusing on the second century CE, it provides an ove... .... Learn More

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