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  1. Vrysaki

    Vrysaki: A Neighborhood Lost in Search of the Athenian Agora [Hardback]

    Sylvie Dumont (Author)

    £60.00

    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. 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
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9781108471725
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    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. 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
    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
  5. Eris vs. Aemulatio: Valuing Competition in Classical Antiquity

    Eris vs. Aemulatio: Valuing Competition in Classical Antiquity [Hardback]

    Cynthia Damon (Editor); Christoph Pieper (Editor)

    £117.00

    ISBN: 9789004383968
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Mnemosyne, Supplements
    Volume: 423
    Competition is everywhere in antiquity. It took many forms: the upper class competed with their peers and with historical and mythological predecessors; artists of all kinds emulated generic models and past masterpieces; philosophers and their sch... .... Learn More
  6. 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
  7. 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
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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
  8. 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
    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
  9. Sport and Identity in Ancient Greece

    Sport and Identity in Ancient Greece [Hardback]

    Zinon Papakonstantinou (Author)

    £115.00

    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
  10. 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

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