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Product Description: How new is atheism? Although adherents and opponents alike today present it as an invention of the European Enlightenment, when the forces of science and secularism broadly challenged those of faith, disbelief in the gods, in fact, originated in a far more remote past...read more

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9780307958327 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, November 10, 2015, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: How new is atheism?

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9780307948779 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, October 18, 2016), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: How new is atheism?

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9781622319640 | Unabridged edition (Highbridge Co, November 10, 2015), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Long before the European Enlightenment and the Darwinian revolution, which we often take to mark the birth of the modern revolt against religious explanations of the world, brave people doubted the power of the gods.

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Product Description: The Greek romance was for the Roman period what epic was for the Archaic period or drama for the Classical: the central literary vehicle for articulating ideas about the relationship between self and community. This book offers a fresh reading of the romance both as a distinctive narrative form (using a range of narrative theories) and as a paradigmatic expression of identity (social, sexual and cultural)...read more

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9780521823913 | Cambridge Univ Pr, May 9, 2011, cover price $109.99 | About this edition: The Greek romance was for the Roman period what epic was for the Archaic period or drama for the Classical: the central literary vehicle for articulating ideas about the relationship between self and community.

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9781107491021 | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 29, 2015, cover price $32.99 | About this edition: The Greek romance was for the Roman period what epic was for the Archaic period or drama for the Classical: the central literary vehicle for articulating ideas about the relationship between self and community.

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Product Description: The “Second Sophistic” traditionally refers to a period at the height of the Roman Empire’s power that witnessed a flourishing of Greek rhetoric and oratory, and since the 19th century it has often been viewed as a defense of Hellenic civilization against the domination of Rome...read more

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9780520276819 | Revised edition (Univ of California Pr, August 3, 2013), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: The “Second Sophistic” traditionally refers to a period at the height of the Roman Empire’s power that witnessed a flourishing of Greek rhetoric and oratory, and since the 19th century it has often been viewed as a defense of Hellenic civilization against the domination of Rome.

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Product Description: Galen is the most important medical writer in Graeco-Roman antiquity, and also extremely valuable for understanding Graeco-Roman thought and society in the second century AD. This volume of essays locates him firmly in the intellectual life of his period, and thus aims to make better sense of the medical and philosophical 'world of knowledge' that he tries to create...read more
By Tim Whitmarsh (editor)

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9781107410749 | Reprint edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, October 4, 2012), cover price $49.99 | About this edition: Galen is the most important medical writer in Graeco-Roman antiquity, and also extremely valuable for understanding Graeco-Roman thought and society in the second century AD.

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Product Description: The Romans commanded the largest and most complex empire the world had ever seen, or would see until modern times. The challenges, however, were not just political, economic and military: Rome was also the hub of a vast information network, drawing in worldwide expertise and refashioning it for its own purposes...read more
By Jason Konig (editor) and Tim Whitmarsh (editor)

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9780521859691 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, December 31, 2007), cover price $99.99 | About this edition: The Romans commanded the largest and most complex empire the world had ever seen, or would see until modern times.

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9780521296939 | Reprint edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, June 30, 2011), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: The Romans commanded the largest and most complex empire the world had ever seen, or would see until modern times.

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Product Description: This volume explores the proposition that the absorption of the Greek world into the Roman empire created a new emphasis upon local identities, much as globalisation in the modern world has done. Localism became the focal point for complex debates: in some cases, it was complementary with imperial objectives, but in others tension can be discerned...read more
By Tim Whitmarsh (editor)

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9780521761468 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 30, 2010, cover price $109.99 | About this edition: This volume explores the proposition that the absorption of the Greek world into the Roman empire created a new emphasis upon local identities, much as globalisation in the modern world has done.

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Product Description: Achilles Tatius' Leucippe and Clitophon is the most bizarre and risqué of the five "Greek novels" of idealized love between boy and girl that survive from the time of the Roman empire. Stretching the capacity of the genre to its limits, Achilles' narrative covers adultery, violence, disembowelment, pederasty, virginity-testing, and a conveniently happy ending...read more
By Helen Morales (introduced by), Achilles Tatius and Tim Whitmarsh (trans)

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9780199555475 | Reissue edition (Oxford Univ Pr, September 28, 2009), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Achilles Tatius' Leucippe and Clitophon is the most bizarre and risqué of the five "Greek novels" of idealized love between boy and girl that survive from the time of the Roman empire.
9780192804273 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 8, 2003, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Achilles Tatius' Leucippe and Clitophon is the most bizarre and risqué of the five "Greek novels" of idealized love between boy and girl that survive from the time of the Roman empire.

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Product Description: The Greek and Roman novels of Petronius, Apuleius, Longus, Heliodorus and others have been cherished for millennia, but never more so than now. The Cambridge Companion to the Greek and Roman Novel contains nineteen original essays by an international cast of experts in the field...read more
By Tim Whitmarsh (editor)

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9780521865906 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 30, 2008, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: The Greek and Roman novels of Petronius, Apuleius, Longus, Heliodorus and others have been cherished for millennia, but never more so than now.

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9780521684880 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 30, 2008, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: The Greek and Roman novels of Petronius, Apuleius, Longus, Heliodorus and others have been cherished for millennia, but never more so than now.

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Product Description: The 'Second Sophistic' is arguably the fastest-growing area in contemporary classical scholarship. This short, accessible account explores the various ways in which modern scholarship has approached one of the most extraordinary literary phenomena of antiquity, the dazzling oratorical culture of the Early Imperial period...read more

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9780198568810, titled "The Second Sophistic" | Reprint edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, August 31, 2005), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: The 'Second Sophistic' is arguably the fastest-growing area in contemporary classical scholarship.

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Product Description: Samuel Butler, scholar, painter, pioneer photographer, and novelist (including 'Erewhon' and 'The Way of All Flesh'), was one of the less orthodox of Victorian intellectual provocateurs, who confronted powerful orthodoxies such as the Church, the academic establishment, and scientific Darwinism...read more

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9781904675013 | Liverpool Univ Pr, September 30, 2004, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: Samuel Butler, scholar, painter, pioneer photographer, and novelist (including 'Erewhon' and 'The Way of All Flesh'), was one of the less orthodox of Victorian intellectual provocateurs, who confronted powerful orthodoxies such as the Church, the academic establishment, and scientific Darwinism.

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Product Description: In this book, Tim Whitmarsh offers an innovative new introduction to ancient Greek literature. The volume integrates cutting-edge cultural theory with the latest research in classical scholarship, providing a comprehensive, sophisticated and accessible account of literature from Homer to late antiquity...read more

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9780745627915 | Polity Pr, August 13, 2004, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: In this book, Tim Whitmarsh offers an innovative new introduction to ancient Greek literature.

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9780745627922 | Polity Pr, August 13, 2004, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In this book, Tim Whitmarsh offers an innovative new introduction to ancient Greek literature.

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Product Description: Greek Literature and the Roman Empire uses up-to-date literary and cultural theory to explore the phenomenal rise of interest in literary writing in Greece under the Roman Empire. Greek identity cannot be properly understood without appreciating the brilliant sophistication of the writers of the period, whose texts must be considered in the historical and cultural context of the battles for identity that raged under the vast, multicultural Roman Empire...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780199240357 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, March 21, 2002, cover price $190.00 | About this edition: Greek Literature and the Roman Empire uses up-to-date literary and cultural theory to explore the phenomenal rise of interest in literary writing in Greece under the Roman Empire.

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9780199271375 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, April 8, 2004, cover price $86.00 | About this edition: Greek Literature and the Roman Empire uses up-to-date literary and cultural theory to explore the phenomenal rise of interest in literary writing in Greece under the Roman Empire.

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Product Description: Achilles Tatius' Leucippe and Clitophon is a "Greek novel" composed in the second century AD. Like the other five novels that survive from this period, it focuses on the mutual love of a boy and a girl and the travails and obstacles that prevent them from consummating that love...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Helen Morales (introduced by) and Tim Whitmarsh (trans)

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9780198152897 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, May 16, 2002, cover price $165.00 | About this edition: Achilles Tatius' Leucippe and Clitophon is a "Greek novel" composed in the second century AD.

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Product Description: First published in 1850, New York by Gas-Light explores the seamy side of the newly emerging metropolis: "the festivities of prostitution, the orgies of pauperism, the haunts of theft and murder, the scenes of drunkenness and beastly debauch, and all the sad realities that go to make up the lower stratum―the underground story―of life in New York!" The author of this lively and fascinating little book, which both attracted and offended large numbers of readers in Victorian America, was George G...read more

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9780520067226 | Univ of California Pr, March 1, 1991, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: First published in 1850, New York by Gas-Light explores the seamy side of the newly emerging metropolis: "the festivities of prostitution, the orgies of pauperism, the haunts of theft and murder, the scenes of drunkenness and beastly debauch, and all the sad realities that go to make up the lower stratum―the underground story―of life in New York!

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