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  1. Abused Bodies in Roman Epic

    Abused Bodies in Roman Epic [Hardback]

    Andrew M. McClellan (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781108482622
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Greco-Roman martial epic poetry, from Homer and Virgil to Neronian and Flavian epic, is obsessed with the treatment of dead bodies. Sometimes corpses take centre-stage in grand funerals; sometimes, disturbingly, they are objects of physical violen... .... Learn More
  2. Cosmos in the Ancient World

    Cosmos in the Ancient World [Hardback]

    Phillip Sidney Horky (Editor)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781108423649
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    How did the ancient Greeks and Romans conceptualise order? This book answers that question by analysing the formative concept of kosmos ('order', 'arrangement', 'ornament') in ancient literature, philosophy, science, art, and religion. This concep... .... Learn More
  3. Seneca: Selected Letters

    Seneca: Selected Letters [Hardback]

    Catharine Edwards (Editor)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780521460118
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    The letters of Seneca are uniquely engaging among the works that have survived from antiquity. They offer an urgent guide to Stoic self-improvement but also cast light on Roman attitudes towards slavery, gladiatorial combat and suicide. This selec... .... Learn More
  4. Seneca: Selected Letters

    Seneca: Selected Letters [Paperback]

    Catharine Edwards (Editor)

    £23.99

    ISBN: 9780521465830
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    The letters of Seneca are uniquely engaging among the works that have survived from antiquity. They offer an urgent guide to Stoic self-improvement but also cast light on Roman attitudes towards slavery, gladiatorial combat and suicide. This selec... .... Learn More
  5. The Traveller's Guide to Classical Philosophy

    The Traveller's Guide to Classical Philosophy [Paperback]

    John Gaskin (Author)

    £8.99

    ISBN: 9780500294734
    Published by : Thames and Hudson
    In this clear and evocative account, John Gaskin unfolds the thinking about nature, life, death and other worlds that informed the culture and society of the Classical world, drawing out its interest for modern readers. Witty sketches and diagrams... .... Learn More
  6. Politics and Philosophy at Rome: Collected Papers

    Politics and Philosophy at Rome: Collected Papers [Hardback]

    Miriam T. Griffin (Author); Catalina Balmaceda (Editor)

    £120.00

    ISBN: 9780198793120
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    This volume presents the collected papers of Miriam T. Griffin, an eminent scholar of Roman history and ancient thought whose work has played a central role in forging links between scholarship on the history of the Graeco-Roman world and its phil... .... Learn More
  7. Imagining the Afterlife in the Ancient World

    Imagining the Afterlife in the Ancient World [Hardback]

    Juliette Harrisson (Editor)

    £115.00

    ISBN: 9781138299795
    Published by : Routledge
    What did people in the ancient world think the next life would hold? Did they imagine there was a chance for a relationship between the living and the dead? What was the geography of the ancient underworld - what did it look like, how did the dead... .... Learn More
  8. Authors and Authorities in Ancient Philosophy

    Authors and Authorities in Ancient Philosophy [Hardback]

    Jenny Bryan (Editor); Robert Wardy (Editor); James Warren (Editor)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9781316510049
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Series: Cambridge Classical Studies
    Ancient Greek and Roman philosophy is often characterised in terms of competitive individuals debating orally with one another in public arenas. But it also developed over its long history a sense in which philosophers might acknowledge some other... .... Learn More
  9. The Routledge Handbook of Classics and Cognitive Theory

    The Routledge Handbook of Classics and Cognitive Theory [Hardback]

    Peter Meineck (Editor)

    £175.00

    ISBN: 9781138913523
    Published by : Routledge
    The Routledge Handbook of Classics and Cognitive Theory is an interdisciplinary volume that examines the application of cognitive theory to the study of the classical world, across several interrelated areas including linguistics, literary theory,... .... Learn More
  10. Evil Lords: Theories and Representations of Tyranny from Antiquity to the Renaissance

    Evil Lords: Theories and Representations of Tyranny from Antiquity to the Renaissance [Hardback]

    Nikos Panou (Editor); Hester Schadee (Editor)

    £47.99

    ISBN: 9780199394852
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Evil Lords uses the prism of bad rule or tyranny to enhance our undestranding of political discourse from the ancient world to the renaissance, offering insights into pre-modern conceptions of sovereignty, as well as into the relation between ethi... .... Learn More

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