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  1. The Adventure of the Human Intellect

    The Adventure of the Human Intellect [Hardback]

    Kurt A. Raaflaub (Editor)

    Regular Price: £114.00

    Special Price: £75.00

    ISBN: 9781119162551
    Published by : Wiley-Blackwell
    In 1946, a series of lectures by scholars affiliated with the University of Chicago's Oriental Institute were assembled into a volume titled The Intellectual Adventure of Ancient Man. The lectures explored themes of intellectual history and the de... .... Learn More
  2. Peace in the Ancient World: Concepts and Theories

    Peace in the Ancient World: Concepts and Theories [Hardback]

    Kurt A. Raaflaub (Editor)

    Regular Price: £55.00

    Special Price: £40.00

    ISBN: 9781118645123
    Published by : Wiley-Blackwell
    This book is the first to focus on war and peace in the ancient world from a global perspective. 19 distinguished scholars, all of whom are experts in their fields, discuss different aspects of this fascinating subject in relation to a large numbe... .... Learn More
  3. Late Ancient Knowing

    Late Ancient Knowing [Hardback]

    Catherine M. Chin (Editor); Moulie Vidas (Editor)

    Regular Price: £74.00

    Special Price: £30.00

    ISBN: 9780520277175
    Published by : University of California Press
    In this collection of essays, scholars examine the activity of knowing in late antiquity by focusing on thirteen major concepts from the intellectual, social, political, and cultural history of the period. They ask two questions about each of thes... .... Learn More
  4. Universal Salvation in Late Antiquity

    Universal Salvation in Late Antiquity: Prophyry of Tyre and the Pagan-Christian Debate [Hardback]

    Michael Bland Simmons (Author)

    Regular Price: £82.00

    Special Price: £29.95

    ISBN: 9780190202392
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    This study offers an in-depth examination of Porphyrian soteriology, or the concept of the salvation of the soul, in the thought of Porphyry of Tyre, whose significance for late antique thought is immense. Porphyry's concept of salvation is import... .... Learn More
  5. Conceptions of Cosmos

    Conceptions of Cosmos: From Myths to the Accelerating Universe [Paperback]

    Helge S. Kragh (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780199665143
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    This book is a historical account of how natural philosophers and scientists have endeavoured to understand the universe at large, first in a mythical and later in a scientific context. Starting with the creation stories of ancien... .... Learn More
  6. Plato and Aristotle in Agreement?

    Plato and Aristotle in Agreement?: Platonists on Aristotle from Antiochus to Porphyry (Oxford Philosophical Monographs) [Paperback]

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    ISBN: 9780199684632
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    George Karamanolis breaks new ground in the study of later ancient philosophy by examining the interplay of the two main schools of thought, Platonism and Aristotelianism, from the first century BC to the third century AD. From the time of Antioch... .... Learn More
  7. The Deaths of Seneca

    The Deaths of Seneca [Paperback]

    James Ker (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780199959693
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The forced suicide of Seneca, former adviser to Nero, is one of the most tortured-and most revisited-death scenes from classical antiquity. After fruitlessly opening his veins and drinking hemlock, Seneca finally succumbed to death in a stifling s... .... Learn More
  8. The Empire of the Self

    The Empire of the Self [Hardback]

    Christopher Star (Author)

    Regular Price: £50.50

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    ISBN: 9781421406749
    Published by : Johns Hopkins University Press
    In "The Empire of the Self", Christopher Star studies the question of how political reality affects the concepts of body, soul, and self. Star argues that during the early Roman Empire the establishment of autocracy and ... .... Learn More
  9. The Cosmic Viewpoint

    The Cosmic Viewpoint: A Study of Seneca's Natural Questions [Hardback]

    Gareth D. Williams (Author)

    Regular Price: £40.49

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    ISBN: 9780199731589
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Seneca's Natural Questions is an eight-book disquisition on the nature of meteorological phenomena, ranging inter alia from rainbows to earthquakes, from comets to the winds, from the causes of snow and hail to the reasons why the Nile floods in s... .... Learn More
  10. Plotinus

    Plotinus: On Selfhood, Freedom & Politics [Hardback]

    Asger Ousager (Author)

    £29.95

    ISBN: 9788779340985
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Series: (Aarhus Studies in Mediterranean Antiquity)
    As the most important philosophical work to emerge in the 700-year period between Aristotle and Augustine, The Enneads has been subject to intense scrutiny for more than 2000 years. But the mystical and abstract nature of these treatises by Plotin... .... Learn More

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