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  1. JJP Supplement 17 (2012) Journal of Juristic Papyrology

    JJP Supplement 17 (2012) Journal of Juristic Papyrology: Tra logica e giurisprudenza [Hardback]

    Agnieszka Kacprzak (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9788392591962
    Published by : Journal of Juristic Papyrology
    Series: JJP Supplements
    Volume: 17
    Cicero's Topica is a kind of compendium of arguments that functioned in ancient philosophy and rhetoric and were destined for jurists. The present book analyzes one of the patterns of argumentation described by Cicero, an argument drawn ... .... Learn More
  2. Gladiator

    Gladiator [Hardback]

    Philip Matyszak (Author)

    Regular Price: £12.95

    Special Price: £4.95

    ISBN: 9780500051672
    Published by : Thames and Hudson
    Have you seen Gladiator or Spartacus and felt that a gladiator's lifestyle might have something going for it? This entertaining book will certain give you all the information you need to make your decision. Drawing on ancient literary source... .... Learn More
  3. 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
  4. Memory and Mourning

    Memory and Mourning: Studies on Roman Death [Paperback]

    Valerie Hope (Editor); Janet Huskinson (Editor)

    £36.00

    ISBN: 9781842179901
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This book explores the themes of memory and mourning from the Roman deathbed to the Roman cemetery, drawing subject matter from the literature, art, and archaeology of ancient Rome. It brings together scholarship on varied aspects of Roman deat... .... 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. She-Wolf

    She-Wolf: The Story of a Roman Icon [Paperback]

    Cristina Mazzoni (Author)

    Regular Price: £14.99

    Special Price: £6.95

    ISBN: 9780521145664
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Cristina Mazzoni examines the evolution of the she-wolf as a symbol in western history, art, and literature, from antiquity to contemporary times. Used, for example, as an icon of Roman imperial power, papal authority, and the distance between ... .... Learn More
  7. The late Roman cemetery at Lankhills, Winchester

    The late Roman cemetery at Lankhills, Winchester [Hardback]

    Paul Booth (Author); Andrew Simmonds (Author); Angela Boyle (Author); Sharon Clough (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780904220629
    Published by : Oxford Archaeology
    Lankhills and its late Roman cemetery have played a significant role in the understanding of the military in civilian areas of Roman Britain in the fourth century, and these new excavations double the number of graves explored and add to the va... .... Learn More
  8. Graeco-Roman Slave Markets

    Graeco-Roman Slave Markets: Fact or Fiction? [Hardback]

    Monika Truemper (Author)

    £36.00

    ISBN: 9780977409488
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This book critically examines the existence and identification of purpose-built slave markets in the Graeco-Roman world from a cross-cultural perspective. It investigates whether certain ancient monuments were designed specifically for use as s... .... Learn More
  9. Growing Up Fatherless in Antiquity

    Growing Up Fatherless in Antiquity [Hardback]

    Sabine Hubner (Author); David M. Ratzan (Author)

    Regular Price: £67.00

    Special Price: £19.95

    ISBN: 9780521490504
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Ancient historians and classicists have rarely explored ancient father-absence, despite the likelihood that nearly a third of all children in the ancient Mediterranean world were fatherless before they turned fifteen. The proportion of children... .... Learn More
  10. Ethnic Constructs in Antiquity

    Ethnic Constructs in Antiquity [Hardback]

    Ton Derks (Author)

    Regular Price: £80.00

    Special Price: £24.95

    ISBN: 9789089640789
    Published by : Amsterdam University Press
    This volume explores the theme of ethnicity and ethnogenesis in societies of the ancient world. Its starting point is the current view in the social and historical sciences of ethnicity as a subjective construct that is shaped through interacti... .... Learn More

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