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Product Description: A widely accepted truism says that luxury corrupts, and in both popular and scholarly treatments, the ancient city of Sybaris remains the model for destructive opulence. This volume demonstrates the scarcity of evidence for Sybarite luxury, and examines the vocabulary of luxury used by the Hellenic world...read more

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9780472072293 | Univ of Michigan Pr, November 6, 2014, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: A widely accepted truism says that luxury corrupts, and in both popular and scholarly treatments, the ancient city of Sybaris remains the model for destructive opulence.

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9780472052295 | Univ of Michigan Pr, November 6, 2014, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: A widely accepted truism says that luxury corrupts, and in both popular and scholarly treatments, the ancient city of Sybaris remains the model for destructive opulence.

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Product Description: This Festschrift includes a range of essays, mirroring the diverse abilities of the honoree, A. J. Graham, in ancient Greek and Roman constitutional history, military history, and colonization. The articles feature discussions of individual problems in politics, epigraphy, historiography, numismatics, and archaeology, including topics such as the Battle of Actium, the Senatus Consultum de Bacchanalibus, the Spartan constitution, democracy in Camarina, Persian coinage, mercenary soldiers, the origins of both Greek and Roman historical writing, cult practice at Berezan, the Athenian Long Walls, the Peloponnesian War, and various aspects of Greek colonization and Roman provincial policy...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Vanessa B. Gorman (editor), A. J. Graham (editor) and Eric W. Robinson (editor)

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9789004125797 | Brill Academic Pub, September 1, 2002, cover price $217.00 | About this edition: This Festschrift includes a range of essays, mirroring the diverse abilities of the honoree, A.

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Product Description: Situated on the southwest coast of modern Turkey, Miletos stood for centuries as one of the paramount cities in the Hellenic world, a gateway between the East and West. It became especially famous as the most prolific mother city in Greek history, sending out at least forty-five known primary and secondary settlements into the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea, while at home developing into an intellectual and artistic center and one of the birthplaces of Western science and philosophy...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780472111992 | Univ of Michigan Pr, October 1, 2001, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Situated on the southwest coast of modern Turkey, Miletos stood for centuries as one of the paramount cities in the Hellenic world, a gateway between the East and West.

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