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  1. 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

    Special Price: £20.00

    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
  2. 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
  3. Immigrant Women in Athens

    Immigrant Women in Athens [Hardback]

    Rebecca Kennedy (Author)

    Regular Price: £120.00

    Special Price: £50.00

    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
  4. Structure, Image, Ornament

    Structure, Image, Ornament: Architectural Sculpture in the Greek World [Paperback]

    Peter Schultz (Editor); Ralf Von den Hoff (Author)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9781782977391
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This volume presents the proceedings of a conference hosted by the American School of Classical Studies, Athens and the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Athens in 2004. There are additional contributions from Patricia Butz, Robin Osborne, K... .... Learn More
  5. Poseidon and the Sea

    Poseidon and the Sea [Hardback]

    Seth D. Pevnick (Editor)

    Regular Price: £32.50

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9781907804304
    Published by : D Giles Limited
    This volume is a fascinating exploration of the myths and iconography of the Greek god Poseidon and the cult objects offered to him in his numerous manifestations across the Mediterranean world. Using over 50 objects from Tampa Museum of Art's int... .... Learn More
  6. Lords of the Sea

    Lords of the Sea [Paperback]

    John R. Hale (Author)

    Regular Price: £9.99

    Special Price: £5.00

    ISBN: 9781906142780
    Published by : Gibson Square
    Lords of the Sea tells the true story behind the upcoming blockbuster 300: Rise of an Empire and explains how the Athenians established the modern world as we know it. 300: Rise of an Empire is the bloody epic based on the graphic novel by Frank M... .... Learn More
  7. Cult, Myth, and Occasion in Pindar’s Victory Odes

    Cult, Myth, and Occasion in Pindar’s Victory Odes [Hardback]

    Eveline Krummen (Author); J. G. Howie (Translator)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780905205564
    Published by : Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd
    Volume: 52
    In this pioneering study, first published in German as Pyrsos Hymnon. Festliche Gegenwart und mythisch-rituelle Tradition als Voraussetzung einer Pindarinterpretation (Isthmie 4, Pythie 5, Olympie 1 und 3) (1990), Eveline Krummen ... .... Learn More
  8. Envy and Jealousy in Classical Athens

    Envy and Jealousy in Classical Athens [Hardback]

    Ed Sanders (Author)

    Regular Price: £65.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9780199897728
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Emotions vary between cultures, especially in their eliciting conditions, social acceptability, forms of expression, and co-extent of terminology. Envy and Jealousy in Classical Athens examines the sensation, expression, and literary representatio... .... Learn More
  9. The Rise of the Greek Aristocratic Banquet

    The Rise of the Greek Aristocratic Banquet [Hardback]

    Marek Wecowski (Author)

    Regular Price: £120.00

    Special Price: £39.95

    ISBN: 9780199684014
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    In The Rise of the Greek Aristocratic Banquet, Wecowski offers a comprehensive account of the origins of the symposion and its close relationship with the rise of the Greek city-state or polis. Broadly defined as a culture-oriente... .... Learn More
  10. A Cabinet of Greek Curiosities

    A Cabinet of Greek Curiosities [Hardback]

    J. C. McKeown (Author)

    Regular Price: £12.99

    Special Price: £4.95

    ISBN: 9780199982103
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Designed with the Schott's Miscellany market firmly in mind this book contains bite size facts and observations from the ancient world, combining the bizarre, the curious and the amusing. Most of the passages are quoted direct fro... .... Learn More

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