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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
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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

    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. 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
    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
  4. Sport and Identity in Ancient Greece

    Sport and Identity in Ancient Greece [Hardback]

    Zinon Papakonstantinou (Author)

    £115.00

    ISBN: 9781472438225
    Published by : Routledge
    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
  5. Challenges of Mapping the Classical World

    Challenges of Mapping the Classical World [Hardback]

    Richard J. A. Talbert (Author)

    £115.00

    ISBN: 9781472457820
    Published by : Routledge
    Richard Talbert's historical interests have focused primarily in recent years on Greek and Roman spatial perceptions, and on mapping the classical world. The items collected in this volume, both previously published and unpublished, cohere around ... .... Learn More
  6. Barbarians in the Greek and Roman World

    Barbarians in the Greek and Roman World [Paperback]

    Erik Jensen (Author)

    £15.99

    ISBN: 9781624667121
    Published by : Hackett Publishing Company
    What did the ancient Greeks and Romans think of the peoples they referred to as barbari ? Did they share the modern Western conception-popularized in modern fantasy literature and role-playing games-of "barbarians" as brutish, unwashed enemies of ... .... Learn More
  7. 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

    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
  8. Athenian Law and Society

    Athenian Law and Society [Hardback]

    Konstantinos A. Kapparis (Author)

    £125.00

    ISBN: 9781472449184
    Published by : Routledge
    The study of law is the study of the society which created it. Societies create laws in order to safeguard values which are important to them, and this is why the study of the laws of a society sheds light upon the ideals and values which generate... .... Learn More
  9. The Returning Hero: nostoi and Traditions of Mediterranean Settlement

    The Returning Hero: nostoi and Traditions of Mediterranean Settlement [Hardback]

    Simon Hornblower (Editor); Giulia Biffis (Editor)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780198811428
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    A recurring and significant theme in ancient Greek literature is that of returns and returning, chiefly - but by no means only - of mythical Greek heroes from Troy. One main, and certainly the most 'marked', ancient Greek word for 'return' is nost... .... Learn More
  10. The Pylos Regional Archaeological Project

    The Pylos Regional Archaeological Project: A Retrospective [Paperback]

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

    £50.00

    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

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