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  1. Urban Religion in Roman Corinth

    Urban Religion in Roman Corinth: Interdisciplinary Approaches [Paperback]

    Daniel Schowalter (Author); Steven J. Friesen (Author)

    £28.95

    ISBN: 9780674016606
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    In 146 BC Corinth was sacked by the Roman general Mummius, its men killed and women and children enslaved. For a century it stumbled on as `an almost-deserted ghost town', populated by farmers, before, in 44 BC, Julius Caesar refounded Corinth ... .... Learn More
  2. The World of Roman Song

    The World of Roman Song: From Ritualized Speech to Social Order [Hardback]

    thomas Habinek (Author)

    Regular Price: £42.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9780801881053
    Published by : Johns Hopkins University Press
    The Roman word carmen , usually translated as song, Thomas Habinek argues, encompasses a rang of practices including ritualized speech, poetry and storytelling. In this study he seeks to explore the world of verbal production and its significan... .... Learn More
  3. Jewish Martyrs in the Pagan and Christian Worlds

    Jewish Martyrs in the Pagan and Christian Worlds [Hardback]

    Shmuel Shepkaru (Author)

    Regular Price: £77.00

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    ISBN: 9780521842815
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book presents a linear history of Jewish martyrdom, from the Hellenistic period to the high Middle Ages. Following the chronology of sources, the study challenges the general consensus that martyrdom was an original Hellenistic Jewish idea. I... .... Learn More
  4. Temples, Religion and Politics in the Roman Republic

    Temples, Religion and Politics in the Roman Republic [Paperback]

    Eric M. Orlin (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.00

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    ISBN: 9780391041325
    Published by : Brill
    The construction of a new temple in the Roman Republic was an event that illuminated key features of their political and religious systems. Building a temple was for instance a way for a victorious general to proclaim his glory and for a magist... .... Learn More
  5. Romans and Christians

    Romans and Christians [Paperback]

    Dominic Janes (Author)

    Regular Price: £17.99

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    ISBN: 9780752419541
    Published by : Tempus Publishing Ltd
    Images, both artistic and architectural, were an integral part of the ways in which Romans and Christians spread their message across the empire. Initially, this `visual history' discusses how Rome's power was projected through the construction... .... Learn More
  6. Athlone History of Witchcraft and Magic in Europe Volume 2

    Athlone History of Witchcraft and Magic in Europe Volume 2: Ancient Greece and Rome [Paperback]

    Valerie I. J. Flint (Author); Richard Gordon (Author); Georg Luck (Author); Daniel Ogden (Author)

    Regular Price: £59.99

    Special Price: £7.95

    ISBN: 9780485891027
    Published by : Athlone Press
    Evidence for witchcraft and magic in the Greek and Roman worlds comes from a variety of largely written sources including fictional literature, historical narratives, philosophical and scientific works, religious texts and performative sources.... .... Learn More
  7. Mulva III

    Mulva III: Die Grabgebäude in der Nekropole Ost [Hardback]

    Michael Blech (Author)

    Regular Price: £85.00

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    ISBN: 9783805315173
    Published by : Philipp von Zabern
    Die Skulpturen - Die Terrakotten .... Learn More
  8. Consolatory Rhetoric

    Consolatory Rhetoric: Grief, Symbol and Ritual in the Greco-Roman Era [Hardback]

    Donovan J. Ochs (Author)

    Regular Price: £38.50

    Special Price: £7.95

    ISBN: 9780872498853
    Published by : University of South Carolina Press
    Consolatory Rhetoric explores Greco-Roman funeral rituals to reveal how opposing symbols functioned rhetorically to comfort communities afflicted by the death of one of their members. While the bulk of rhetorical criticism interprets written te... .... Learn More
  9. Mulva II

    Mulva II: Die Sudnekropole von Munigua. Grabungskampagnen 1977 bis 1983 [Hardback]

    Mercedes Vegas (Author)

    Regular Price: £55.00

    Special Price: £19.95

    ISBN: 9783805309561
    Published by : Philipp von Zabern
    Hundreds of tile graves and pot burials were discovered during excavations around the Roman town of Munigua, about 50 kms NW of Seville, Spain. .... Learn More
  10. On Pagans, Jews, and Christians

    On Pagans, Jews, and Christians [Paperback]

    Arnaldo Momigliano (Author)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9780819562180
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Arnaldo Momigliano is the greatest contemporary scholar of the history and historiography of classical civilization. M.I. Finley has written in the New Statesman that "there is no one alive today who knows the subject as he d... .... Learn More

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