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  1. Lower City of Olbia (Sector NGS) in the 6th Century BC to the 4th Century AD

    Lower City of Olbia (Sector NGS) in the 6th Century BC to the 4th Century AD: 2-Volume Set [Hardback]

    Pia Guldager Bilde (Author)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9788779345232
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    This book is a publication of an entire city quarter of one of the most important ancient Greek Black Sea cities, Olbia. The publication is a result of collaboration between Danish, Ukrainian, Canadian and Russian scholars. It includes a study of ... .... Learn More
  2. Cultural Interactions & Social Strategies on the Pontic Shores

    Cultural Interactions & Social Strategies on the Pontic Shores: Burial Customs in the Northern Black Sea Area c. 550-270 BC [Paperback]

    Jane Hjarl Petersen (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9788779345201
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    In Antiquity the Black Sea region was a meeting point for several different population groups with diverse cultural backgrounds. The present monograph takes its point of departure in burial data from four coastal localities in the northern region ... .... 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)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9781785708633
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    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. Touch and the Ancient Senses

    Touch and the Ancient Senses [Paperback]

    Alex Purves (Editor)

    Regular Price: £24.99

    Special Price: £18.00

    ISBN: 9781844658725
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: The Senses in Antiquity
    Unlike the other senses, touch ranges beyond a single sense organ, encompassing not only the skin but also the interior of the body. It mediates almost every aspect of interpersonal relations in antiquity, from the everyday to the erotic, just as ... .... Learn More
  5. Ancient Greek and Roman Slavery

    Ancient Greek and Roman Slavery [Hardback]

    P. Hunt (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.00

    Special Price: £45.00

    ISBN: 9781405188050
    Published by : Wiley-Blackwell
    This book provides an introduction to pivotal issues in the study of classical (Greek and Roman) slavery. The span of topics is broad―ranging from everyday resistance to slavery to philosophical justifications of slavery, and from the process of e... .... Learn More
  6. Poverty, Wealth, and Well-Being: Experiencing Penia in Democratic Athens

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

    Claire Taylor (Author)

    Regular Price: £75.00

    Special Price: £55.00

    ISBN: 9780198786931
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    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
  7. From Bedroom to Courtroom

    From Bedroom to Courtroom: Law and Justice in the Greek Novel [Hardback]

    Saundra Schwartz (Author)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9789492444080
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Series: Ancient Narrative Supplements
    Volume: 21
    From Bedroom to Courtroom argues that the fictional trial scenes in the Greek ideal romances reflect Roman legal institutions and ideas, particularly relating to family and sexuality. Given the genre's emphasis on love and chastity, the specter of... .... Learn More
  8. The Topography of Violence in the Greco-Roman World

    The Topography of Violence in the Greco-Roman World [Hardback]

    Werner Riess (Editor); Garret G. Fagan (Editor)

    Regular Price: £69.95

    Special Price: £50.00

    ISBN: 9780472119820
    Published by : University of Michigan Press
    What soldiers do on the battlefield or boxers do in the ring would be treated as criminal acts if carried out in an everyday setting. Perpetrators of violence in the classical world knew this and chose their venues and targets with care: killing J... .... Learn More
  9. On the Greek Origins of Biopolitics: A Reinterpretation of the History of Biopower

    On the Greek Origins of Biopolitics: A Reinterpretation of the History of Biopower [Hardback]

    Mika Ojakangas (Author)

    Regular Price: £120.00

    Special Price: £75.00

    ISBN: 9781138659438
    Published by : Routledge
    This book explores the origins of western biopolitics in ancient Greek political thought. Ojakangas’s argues that the conception of politics as the regulation of the quantity and quality of population in the name of the security and happiness of t... .... Learn More
  10. Disability in Antiquity

    Disability in Antiquity [Hardback]

    Christian Laes (Editor)

    Regular Price: £190.00

    Special Price: £125.00

    ISBN: 9781138814851
    Published by : Routledge
    This is a major contribution to the field of disability history in the ancient world. Contributions from leading, international scholars examine deformity and disability from a variety of historical, sociological and theoretical perspectives, as r... .... Learn More

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