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  1. Enmity and Feuding in Classical Athens

    Enmity and Feuding in Classical Athens [Hardback]

    Andrew Alwine (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.00

    Special Price: £32.00

    ISBN: 9781477302484
    Published by : University of Texas Press
    Much has been written about the world's first democracy, but no book so far has been dedicated solely to the study of enmity in ancient Athens. "Enmity and Feuding in Classical Athens" is a long-overdue analysis of the competitive power dynamics o... .... Learn More
  2. Athenian Prostitution: The Business of Sex

    Athenian Prostitution: The Business of Sex [Hardback]

    Edward E. Cohen (Author)

    Regular Price: £62.00

    Special Price: £45.00

    ISBN: 9780190275921
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    This is a pioneering study that examines the sale of sex in classical Athens from a commercial (rather than from a cultural or moral) perspective. Following the author's earlier book on Athenian banking, Athenian Prostitution analyzes erotic busin... .... Learn More
  3. Kinesis: The Ancient Depiction of Gesture Motion and Emotion

    Kinesis: The Ancient Depiction of Gesture Motion and Emotion [Hardback]

    Judith P. Hallett (Editor); Edith Foster (Editor); Christina Clark (Editor)

    Regular Price: £72.50

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    ISBN: 9780472119592
    Published by : University of Michigan Press
    Kinesis: The Ancient Depiction of Gesture, Motion, and Emotion analyzes the depiction of emotions, gestures, and nonverbal behaviors in ancient Greek and Roman texts, and considers the precise language depicting them. Individual contributors exami... .... Learn More
  4. Epideictic Rhetoric

    Epideictic Rhetoric: Questioning the Stakes of Ancient Praise [Hardback]

    Laurent Pernot (Author)

    Regular Price: £41.00

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    ISBN: 9780292768208
    Published by : University of North Carolina Press
    Speeches of praise and blame constituted a form of oratory put to brilliant and creative use in the classical Greek period (fifth to fourth century BC) and the Roman imperial period (first to fourth century AD), and they have influenced public spe... .... Learn More
  5. Egypt and the Limits of Hellenism

    Egypt and the Limits of Hellenism [Paperback]

    Ian S. Moyer (Author)

    Regular Price: £29.99

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    ISBN: 9781107542891
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    In a series of studies, Ian Moyer explores the ancient history and modern historiography of relations between Egypt and Greece from the fifth century BCE to the early Roman empire. Beginning with Herodotus, he analyzes key encounters between Greek... .... Learn More
  6. Body Language in Hellenistic Art and Society

    Body Language in Hellenistic Art and Society [Hardback]

    Jane Masseglia (Author)

    Regular Price: £100.00

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    ISBN: 9780198723592
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Why are so many Hellenistic kings shown with one arm in the air? Could posture distinguish the slave from the citizen? Was there a Hellenistic etiquette of sitting down? How did Hellenistic Greeks feel about the bodies of the disabled and the elde... .... Learn More
  7. The Panathenaic Games

    The Panathenaic Games: Proceedings of an International Conference held at the University of Athens, May 11-12, 2004 [Paperback]

    Olga Palagia (Author); Alkestis Spetsieri-Choremi (Author)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9781782979821
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The papers in this volume were presented at an international conference organised in Athens (May 11-14, 2004) and focus on the study of the Panathenaic Games, a Panhellenic athletic event that lasted for nearly a millennium. An international as... .... Learn More
  8. Myth, Literature and the Creation of the Topography of Thebes

    Myth, Literature and the Creation of the Topography of Thebes [Hardback]

    Daniel W. Berman (Author)

    Regular Price: £64.99

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    ISBN: 9781107077362
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    How does a city's legendary past affect its present? Thebes remains a city with one of the richest traditions of myth in all of Greece – it was the home of Cadmus, Oedipus, and Hercules, and the traditional birthplace of Dionysus. The city's topog... .... Learn More
  9. Greek Music, Drama, Sport, and Fauna

    Greek Music, Drama, Sport, and Fauna [Hardback]

    Calum Maciver (Editor)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9780905205571
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    Volume: 4
    PROFESSOR E. KERR BORTHWICK (1925–2008) studied Classics at Aberdeen University and at Christ’s College Cambridge before being appointed Lecturer, first at the University of Leeds and then, in 1955, at Edinburgh Univer... .... Learn More
  10. Immigrant Women in Athens

    Immigrant Women in Athens [Hardback]

    Rebecca Kennedy (Author)

    Regular Price: £120.00

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    ISBN: 9780415737869
    Published by : Routledge
    Many of the women whose names are known to history from Classical Athens were metics or immigrants, linked in the literature with assumptions of being 'sexually exploitable.' Despite recent scholarship on women in Athens beyond notions of the 'cit... .... Learn More

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