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  1. Language and Literacy in Roman Judaea

    Language and Literacy in Roman Judaea: A Study of the Bar Kokhba Documents [Hardback]

    Michael Owen Wise (Author)

    Regular Price: £70.00

    Special Price: £19.95

    ISBN: 9780300204537
    Published by : Yale University Press
    This comprehensive exploration of language and literacy in the multi-lingual environment of Roman Palestine (c. 63 B.C.E. to 136 C.E.) is based on Michael Wise's extensive study of 145 Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek, and Nabataean contracts and letters pr... .... Learn More
  2. Reading Sin in the World

    Reading Sin in the World: The Hamartigenia of Prudentius and the Vocation of the Responsible Reader [Paperback]

    Anthony Dykes (Author)

    £23.99

    ISBN: 9781107519091
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Prudentius is one of the major Latin poets of antiquity. A Christian living and writing in Spain in the late fourth and early fifth centuries, he was thoroughly imbued with the whole tradition of Latin poetry. The Hamartigenia is a didactic poe... .... Learn More
  3. Young Ovid

    Young Ovid: A Life Recreated [Hardback]

    Diane Wood Middlebrook (Author)

    Regular Price: £21.99

    Special Price: £6.95

    ISBN: 9781619023314
    Published by : Counterpoint
    This book takes a detailed look at the conditions and customs to which Ovid was exposed as a young Roman, as well as providing an acute interpretation of his family and personal life, gleaned from close readings of his poetry and letters from exile. .... Learn More
  4. Rome, Polybius and the East

    Rome, Polybius and the East [Hardback]

    Peter Sidney Derow (Author); Andrew Erskine (Editor); Josephine Crawley Quinn (Editor)

    Regular Price: £100.00

    Special Price: £35.00

    ISBN: 9780199640904
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Rome, Polybius, and the East offers a collection of seventeen of the more important papers written by the late Peter Derow, Hody Fellow and Tutor in Ancient History at Wadham College, Oxford, during the course of his career. With a detailed introd... .... Learn More
  5. Legendary Rivals

    Legendary Rivals [Hardback]

    Jaclyn Neel (Author)

    Regular Price: £122.00

    Special Price: £60.00

    ISBN: 9789004272699
    Published by : Brill
    In Legendary Rivals Jaclyn Neel argues for a new interpretation of the foundation myths of Rome. Instead of a negative portrayal of the city’s early history, these tales offer a didactic paradigm of the correct way to engage in competition. Accoun... .... Learn More
  6. Narrative and Identity in the Ancient Greek World

    Narrative and Identity in the Ancient Greek World [Paperback]

    Tim Whitmarsh (Author)

    Regular Price: £21.99

    Special Price: £10.00

    ISBN: 9781107491021
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This study, by a leading scholar of Greek literature and culture under the Roman empire, considers the Greek romance, those happy-ever-after tales of young love and its tribulations set in an imaginary classicising past. Whitmarsh offers a fresh r... .... Learn More
  7. Urban Dreams and Realites in Antiquity

    Urban Dreams and Realites in Antiquity: Remains and Representations of the Ancient City [Hardback]

    Adam M. Kemezis (Editor)

    Regular Price: £184.00

    Special Price: £80.00

    ISBN: 9789004277359
    Published by : Brill
    A unique variety of approaches to all aspects of urban culture in the ancient world can be found in Urban Dreams and Realities in Antiquity, a collection of 19 essays addressing ancient cities from an interdisciplinary perspective. As the title in... .... Learn More
  8. Homer Between History and Fiction in Imperial Greek Literature

    Homer Between History and Fiction in Imperial Greek Literature [Paperback]

    Lawrence Kim (Author)

    Regular Price: £23.99

    Special Price: £10.00

    ISBN: 9781107485297
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Did Homer tell the 'truth' about the Trojan War? If so, how much, and if not, why not? The issue was hardly academic to the Greeks living under the Roman Empire, given the centrality of both Homer, the father of Greek culture, and the Trojan War, ... .... Learn More
  9. Roman Political Thought

    Roman Political Thought [Hardback]

    Dean Hammer (Author)

    Regular Price: £59.99

    Special Price: £25.00

    ISBN: 9780521195249
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Roman Political Thought is the first comprehensive treatment of the political thought of the Romans. Dean Hammer argues that the Romans were engaged in a wide-ranging and penetrating reflection on politics. The Romans did not create utopias. Inste... .... Learn More
  10. Dying Every Day

    Dying Every Day: Seneca at the Court of Nero [Hardback]

    James Romm (Author)

    Regular Price: £25.00

    Special Price: £7.95

    ISBN: 9780307596871
    Published by : Random House
    In this lively book James Romm examines Seneca's role at the court of Nero, asking to what extent he was able to influence the emperor's actions, and how his self-enrichment at the centre of what has been seen as a monstrous administration can be ... .... Learn More

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