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  1. From Polypragmon to Curiosus

    From Polypragmon to Curiosus: Ancient Concepts of Curious and Meddlesome Behaviour [Hardback]

    Matthew Leigh (Author)

    Regular Price: £79.00

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    ISBN: 9780199668618
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    From Polypragmon to Curiosus is a study of how Greek and Latin writers describe curious, meddlesome, and exaggerated behaviour. Founded on a detailed investigation of a family of Greek terms, often treated as synonymous with each other, and of the... .... Learn More
  2. A Visitor's Guide to the Ancient Olympics

    A Visitor's Guide to the Ancient Olympics [Paperback]

    Neil Faulkner (Author)

    Regular Price: £14.99

    Special Price: £6.95

    ISBN: 9780300159073
    Published by : Yale University Press
    Written in the style of a modern travel guide, Neil Faulkner here provides a light-hearted, but informative introduction to the ancient Olympics, bringing to life all of the sights and smells of the games. As well as describing the events thems... .... Learn More
  3. The Genuine Teachers of This Art

    The Genuine Teachers of This Art: Rhetorical Education in Antiquity [Hardback]

    Jeffrey Walker (Author)

    Regular Price: £49.50

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    ISBN: 9781611170160
    Published by : University of South Carolina Press
    Genuine Teachers of This Art examines the techne, or handbook, tradition which it controversially suggests began with Isocrates as the central tradition in ancient rhetoric and a potential model for contemporary rhetoric. From this innovative pers... .... Learn More
  4. The Creativity of Crete

    The Creativity of Crete [Paperback]

    Malcolm Cross (Author)

    Regular Price: £12.99

    Special Price: £5.95

    ISBN: 9781904955955
    Published by : Signal Books Ltd
    In this detailed and well argued study Malcolm Cross explores the Classical and Hellenistic achievement of Crete's city states, arguing that in many respects, not least their longevity they surpassed that of the more famous city states of mainl... .... Learn More
  5. A Culture of Freedom

    A Culture of Freedom: Ancient Greece and the Origins of Europe [Hardback]

    Christian Meier (Author)

    Regular Price: £20.00

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    ISBN: 9780199747405
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    In this beautifully written book, summing up a life-time's  research, Christian Meier enquires into the origins of the Greek  achievement, asking what the factors were which enabled such a  remarkable cultural, social, politica... .... Learn More
  6. Sociable Man

    Sociable Man: Essays on Ancient Greek Social Behaviour in Honour of Nick Fisher [Hardback]

    S. D. Lambert (Editor)

    Regular Price: £62.00

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    ISBN: 9781905125517
    Published by : Classical Press of Wales
    Sociable Man , which celebrates the work of Nick Fisher, Emeritus Professor of Ancient History at Cardiff University, contains essays by leading classicists, ancient historians and archaeologists on the theme of ancient Greek social behaviour. ... .... Learn More
  7. Exploring Greek Manuscripts in the Gennadius Library (English)

    Exploring Greek Manuscripts in the Gennadius Library (English) [Hardback]

    Maria Politi (Editor); Eleni Pappa (Editor)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9780876614075
    Published by : American School of Classical Studies at Athens
    Series: Gennadeion Monographs
    Volume: VI
    Among the collections of the Gennadius Library in Athens are over 300 Greek manuscripts, ranging in date from the 13th to the 19th century. This book presents a collection of studies of various aspects of the collection written by leading paleogra... .... Learn More
  8. Exploring Greek Manuscripts in the Gennadius Library (Modern Greek)

    Exploring Greek Manuscripts in the Gennadius Library (Modern Greek) [Hardback]

    Maria Politi (Editor); Eleni Pappa (Editor)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9789608696075
    Published by : American School of Classical Studies at Athens
    Series: Gennadeion Monographs
    Volume: VI
    Among the collections of the Gennadius Library in Athens are over 300 Greek manuscripts, ranging in date from the 13th to the 19th century. This book presents a collection of studies of various aspects of the collection written by leading paleogra... .... Learn More
  9. Sailing to Classical Greece

    Sailing to Classical Greece: Papers on Greek Art, Archaeology and Epigraphy presented to Petros Themelis [Paperback]

    Olga Palagia (Editor); Hans Rupprecht Goette (Editor)

    Regular Price: £32.00

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    ISBN: 9781842174227
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This volume of 15 papers is a tribute to Petros Themelis for his significant contribution to Greek archaeology and especially to the excavation, study and conservation to the ancient site of Messene in the Peloponnese. An international cast of ... .... Learn More
  10. Living through the dead

    Living through the dead: Burial and commemoration in the Classical world [Paperback]

    Maureen Carroll (Editor); Jane Rempel (Editor)

    £36.00

    ISBN: 9781842173763
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Studies in Funerary Archaeology
    Volume: 5
    This volume investigates the archaeology of death and commemoration through thematically linked case studies drawn from the Classical world. These investigations stress the processes of burial and commemoration as inherently social and designed... .... Learn More

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