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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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

    Special Price: £6.95

    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
  4. 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
  5. Victor's Crown

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

    David Potter (Author)

    Regular Price: £25.00

    Special Price: £4.95

    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
  6. 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
  7. Religion and Reconciliation in Greek Cities

    Religion and Reconciliation in Greek Cities [Hardback]

    Noel Robertson (Author)

    Regular Price: £94.00

    Special Price: £19.95

    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
  8. Samothracian Connections

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

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

    £50.00

    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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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