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  1. Victor's Crown

    Victor's Crown: A History of Ancient Sport from Homer to Byzantium [Hardback]

    David Potter (Author)

    Regular Price: £25.00

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    ISBN: 9781849162524
    Published by : Quercus
    With the London Olympics drawing nearer, sport and its place in society are very much in the news at the moment. This engaging study takes a look at the role of sport in the ancient world. It begins by looking at the emergence of competitive sp... .... Learn More
  2. Reading Ancient Slavery

    Reading Ancient Slavery [Paperback]

    Richard Alston (Author)

    Regular Price: £34.99

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9780715638682
    Published by : Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd.
    Evidence relating to the 'real world' of antiquity - inscriptions, historiography and legal speeches - has dominated studies of ancient Greek and Roman slavery, although providing few direct accounts by slaves of their subjective experiences. Yet ... .... Learn More
  3. Religion and Reconciliation in Greek Cities

    Religion and Reconciliation in Greek Cities [Hardback]

    Noel Robertson (Author)

    Regular Price: £94.00

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    ISBN: 9780195394009
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    A lead tablet found at Selinus, and a block of marble from Cyrene, are both inscribed with 'sacred laws' from their city of origin. There has been fierce scholarly debate over how to read and interpret each one, and Noel Robertson advances a ne... .... Learn More
  4. Samothracian Connections

    Samothracian Connections: Essays in Honor of James R. McCredie [Hardback]

    Olga Palagia (Author); Bonna Daix Wescoat (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781842179703
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This volume of sixteen papers is dedicated to James R. McCredie in celebration of his outstanding contribution to the excavation and study of the sanctuary of the Great Gods on the Greek island of Samothrace. The papers focus mainly on the art ... .... Learn More
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Onomatologos

    Onomatologos: Studies in Greek Personal Names presented to Elaine Matthews [Hardback]

    R. W. V. Catling (Editor); F. Marchand (Author); M. Sasanow (Author)

    Regular Price: £90.00

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    ISBN: 9781842179826
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    onomatologos is a term used in later antiquity to describe eminent lexicographers such as Hesychius and Pollux as 'collectors of words', but here it is used as the title for a major volume of papers prepared in honour of Elaine Matthews, recen... .... Learn More
  8. Graeco-Roman Slave Markets

    Graeco-Roman Slave Markets: Fact or Fiction? [Hardback]

    Monika Truemper (Author)

    £36.00

    ISBN: 9780977409488
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This book critically examines the existence and identification of purpose-built slave markets in the Graeco-Roman world from a cross-cultural perspective. It investigates whether certain ancient monuments were designed specifically for use as s... .... Learn More
  9. The Feminine Matrix of Sex and Gender in Classical Athens

    The Feminine Matrix of Sex and Gender in Classical Athens [Hardback]

    Kate Gilhuly (Author)

    Regular Price: £67.00

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    ISBN: 9780521899987
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    In The Feminine Matrix of Sex and Gender in Classical Athens, Kate Gilhuly explores the relationship between the prostitute, the wife, and the ritual performer in Athenian literature. She suggests that these three roles formed a symbolic contin... .... Learn More
  10. From Paris to Pompeii

    From Paris to Pompeii: French Romanticism and the Cultural Politics of Archaeology [Hardback]

    Goran Blix (Author)

    Regular Price: £50.00

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    ISBN: 9780812241365
    Published by : Pennsylvania University Press
    An engaging and perceptive examination into how the study of archaeology in early nineteenth-century Paris considerably shaped the Romantic zeitgeist of the era. This book elucidates how archaeology was viewed as the core of the romantic experi... .... Learn More

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