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  1. Disease and the Ancient World

    Disease and the Ancient World: Proceedings of an International Symposium held at Green Templeton College, University of Oxford, on 21-23 September 2017 [Hardback]

    Robert Arnott (Editor); Rupert Breitwieser (Editor)

    Regular Price: £80.00

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    ISBN: 9781789255300
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    This volume is the proceedings of an international symposium on the subject of Disease in the Ancient World, is based on a collaboration between the Universities of Oxford and Salzburg, aimed at understanding the role of disease and epid... .... Learn More
  2. Pilgrims in Place, Pilgrims in Motion

    Pilgrims in Place, Pilgrims in Motion: Sacred Travel in the Ancient Mediterranean [Hardback]

    Anna Collar (Author); Troels Myrup Kristensen (Author)

    £55.00

    ISBN: 9788771845433
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
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    Pilgrims in Place, Pilgrims in Motion: Sacred Travel in the Ancient Mediterranean brings together exciting interdisciplinary scholarship on the connected poles of pilgrimage: the sanctuaries being visited, and the journeys to get there. C... .... Learn More
  3. From Pirate Base to Roman City: The Excavations of Antiochia ad Cragum in Rough Cilicia

    From Pirate Base to Roman City: The Excavations of Antiochia ad Cragum in Rough Cilicia: An Interim Report [Hardback]

    Michael Hoff (Author); Birol Can (Editor); Rhys Townsend (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789258950
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    This volume reports on nearly two decades of excavation at the site of Antiochia ad Cragum in western Rough Cilicia, part of the larger Roman province of Cilicia that corresponds to the eastern half of the south coast of modern Turkey. Antiochia w... .... Learn More
  4. Exploring Writing Systems and Practices in Bronze Age Aegean

    Exploring Writing Systems and Practices in Bronze Age Aegean [Hardback]

    Philippa M. Steele (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789259018
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Contexts of and Relations Between Early Writing Systems
    Volume: 7
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    Writing does not begin and end with the encoding of an idea into a group of symbols. It is practised by people who have learnt its principles and acquired the tools and skills for doing it, in a particular context that affects what they do and how... .... Learn More
  5. Breaking Images

    Breaking Images: Damage and Mutilation of Ancient Figurines [Hardback]

    Gianluca Miniaci (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789259148
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Ancient Societies (MAtAS)
    Volume: 2
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    Fragmented and chipped artefacts have usually been associated with the idea of refuse, discard, abandonment, decay, pillaging or reshuffling, as opposed to objects preserved in their entirety which have been imagined as synonymous with intact, ori... .... Learn More
  6. Ancient DNA and the European Neolithic

    Ancient DNA and the European Neolithic: Relations and Descent [Paperback]

    Alasdair Whittle (Editor); Joshua Pollard (Editor); Susan Greaney (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789259100
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    A current paradigm-changing aDNA revolution is offering unparalleled insights into central questions within archaeology relating to the movement of populations and individuals; patterns of descent; relationships; and aspects of identity ... .... Learn More
  7. Cahokia

    Cahokia: City of the Cosmos [Paperback]

    John E. Kelly (Author); James A. Brown (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781785708855
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: American Landscapes
    Volume: 6
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    The large American Indian city of Cahokia sits amidst a diverse natural landscape within the larger central Mississippi river valley. Well positioned on the rich agricultural soils of the Mississippi river bottomlands of the Amercan Bottom it is a... .... Learn More
  8. Writing Around the Ancient Mediterranean

    Writing Around the Ancient Mediterranean: Practices and Adaptations [Hardback]

    Philippa M. Steele (Editor); Philip J. Boyes (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789258509
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Contexts of and Relations Between Early Writing Systems
    Volume: 6
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    Writing in the ancient Mediterranean existed against a backdrop of very high levels of interaction and contact. In the societies around its shores, writing was a dynamic practice that could serve many purposes – from a tool used by elites to contr... .... Learn More
  9. Secret Stories on the Silk Road

    Secret Stories on the Silk Road: Symbols, Architectures and Myths between Italy, the Middle East and China [Hardback]

    Alessandro Coscia (Author); Sergio Coppola (Author)

    £24.99

    ISBN: 9788869773396
    Published by : Mimesis International
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    This volume offers a fascinating journey into the world of symbols, architecture and myths, both familiar and less well-known. The road it takes is sometimes the caravan trail, others a Roman road from the classical world, and i... .... Learn More
  10. Textiles in Motion

    Textiles in Motion: Dress for Dance in the Ancient World [Hardback]

    Audrey Gouy (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789257984
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles Series
    Volume: 41
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    Dress is at the core of dance. It adorns dancers, defines various roles and forms symbolic expressions that, for example, either bind people together or opposes them. It is a communicative tool that gives crucial information for understanding the ... .... Learn More

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