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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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)

    £69.00

    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
  4. 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
  5. 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)

    Regular Price: £40.00

    Special Price: £30.00

    ISBN: 9781789250381
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Childhood in the Past monograph
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    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
  6. Athenian Law and Society

    Athenian Law and Society [Hardback]

    Konstantinos A. Kapparis (Author)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9781472449184
    Published by : Routledge
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    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
  7. Transformations in Mapping the Classical World

    Transformations in Mapping the Classical World [Hardback]

    Richard J. A. Talbert (Author)

    £115.00

    ISBN: 9781472457820
    Published by : Routledge
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    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
  8. Kinship in Ancient Athens: An Anthropological Analysis

    Kinship in Ancient Athens: An Anthropological Analysis [Hardback]

    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
  9. Oxford Handbook of Science and Medicine in the Classical World

    Oxford Handbook of Science and Medicine in the Classical World [Hardback]

    Paul Keyser (Editor); John Scarborough (Editor)

    £115.00

    ISBN: 9780199734146
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Handbooks
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    With a focus on science in the ancient societies of Greece and Rome, including glimpses into Egypt, Mesopotamia, India and China, The Oxford Handbook of Science and Medicine in the Classical World offers an in depth synthesis of science and medici... .... Learn More
  10. The World Underfoot: Mosaics and Metaphor in the Greek Symposium

    The World Underfoot: Mosaics and Metaphor in the Greek Symposium [Hardback]

    Hallie M. Franks (Author)

    £55.00

    ISBN: 9780190863166
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    In the Greek Classical period, the symposium—the social gathering at which male citizens gathered to drink wine and engage in conversation—was held in a room called the andron. From couches set up around the perimeter, symposiasts looked inward to... .... Learn More

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