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  1. Health in Antiquity

    Health in Antiquity [Hardback]

    Helen King (Author)

    Regular Price: £93.99

    Special Price: £40.00

    ISBN: 9780415220651
    Published by : Routledge
    Some ancients believed that disease and ill-health came from Pandora's jar, as prescribed in myth, whilst others saw man as the protagonist of his own ill-health. This collection of fourteen essays on health in antiquity takes an approach which... .... Learn More
  2. Rhetoric in Antiquity

    Rhetoric in Antiquity [Paperback]

    Laurent Pernot (Author)

    Regular Price: £31.50

    Special Price: £6.95

    ISBN: 9780813214078
    Published by : Catholic University of America Press
    This book offers a full description of ancient rhetoric in the Greco-Roman period, from Homer and classical Athens, through the Hellenistic World, Roman Republic, and Roman Empire, up to the advent of Christianity, explaining the evolutions, illum... .... Learn More
  3. Roman Working Lives and Urban Living

    Roman Working Lives and Urban Living [Paperback]

    Ardle Mac Mahon (Author); Jennifer Price (Author)

    £34.00

    ISBN: 9781842171868
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The ordinary people who made up the largest section of the population in the cities and towns in the Roman world were largely ignored by contemporary writers and have often been marginalised in traditional studies of Roman urbanism, but resear... .... Learn More
  4. The Clothed Body in the Ancient World

    The Clothed Body in the Ancient World [Paperback]

    Liza Cleland (Author); Mary Harlow (Author); Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones (Author)

    £36.00

    ISBN: 9781842171653
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The recent renaissance of interest in the history of dress and its cultural importance is celebrated in this collection of interdisciplinary essays. The sixteen contributors present on-going research into the study of the clothed body in ancien... .... Learn More
  5. Declamation, Paternity and Roman Identity

    Declamation, Paternity and Roman Identity: Authority and the Rhetorical Self [Hardback]

    Erik Gunderson (Author)

    Regular Price: £67.00

    Special Price: £6.95

    ISBN: 9780521820059
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Having understood neither the title nor the jacket blurb, I approached the preface of this book with caution. Feeling further baffled and a little dizzy I closed the book and concluded that I was in no way qualified to review the book. An edite... .... Learn More
  6. The Roman Gaze

    The Roman Gaze: Vision, Power and the Body [Hardback]

    David Frederick (Author)

    Regular Price: £39.50

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    ISBN: 9780801869617
    Published by : Johns Hopkins University Press
    The act of looking, both outwards and inwards, was an important element in Roman culture with Roman vision, so Fredrick argues, being distinct from both Greek and Western vision. This collection of nine essays draws on modern gender and materia... .... Learn More
  7. The Gladiator

    The Gladiator: The Secret History of Rome's Warrior Slaves [Paperback]

    Alan Baker (Author)

    Regular Price: £9.99

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    ISBN: 9780306811852
    Published by : Da Capo Press
    Condemned and yet feared by emperors, almost certain to be slaughtered and yet adored by the masses, the gladiator was the superstar of his day. His existence was invariably short and violent, improved only faintly by the prospect of honor, wealth... .... Learn More
  8. Greek Romans & Roman Greeks

    Greek Romans & Roman Greeks: Studies in Cultural Interaction [Hardback]

    E. Ostenfeld (Author); Karin Blomqvist (Author)

    £22.95

    ISBN: 9788772887968
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Series: (Aarhus Studies in Mediterranean Antiquity)
    In its first three centuries the Roman Empire expanded politically at the same time as Greek culture was enjoying its heyday. This not only created tensions but also many productive impulses, which were mirrored in different branches of cultural l... .... Learn More
  9. Intertextuality and the Reading of Roman Poetry

    Intertextuality and the Reading of Roman Poetry [Hardback]

    Lowell Edmunds (Author)

    Regular Price: £42.00

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    ISBN: 9780801865114
    Published by : Johns Hopkins University Press
    How can we explain the process by which a literary text refers to another text? For the past decade and a half, intertextuality has been a central concern of scholars and readers of Roman poetry. In Intertextuality and the Reading of Roman Poetry,... .... Learn More
  10. Die Wagendarstellungen der Pannonischen Grabsteine

    Die Wagendarstellungen der Pannonischen Grabsteine [Hardback]

    Zsolt Visy (Author)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9789636414566
    Published by : University of Pecs
    A study of carved reliefs of wagons from Roman tombstones from Pannonia. Visy provides a typology and analysis of the various wagon types and elements such as wheels, undercarriages and so on depicted. The tomb stones are all illustrated. Germa... .... Learn More

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