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9780415312745 | Routledge, February 12, 2012, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: V 0000000000000 0000000000 0000000000000

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9780415232142 | Routledge, February 12, 2012, cover price $110.00

Product Description: This book is a survey of the relations of the Herodian dynasty of Roman Judaea, a family which included Herod the Great, who is infamous for ordering the 'massacre of the innocents' in the Gospel of Matthew. Michael Young's review includes the figures Agrippina I, Agrippina II and Berenice II...read more

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9780415282291 | Routledge, February 12, 2012, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: This book is a survey of the relations of the Herodian dynasty of Roman Judaea, a family which included Herod the Great, who is infamous for ordering the 'massacre of the innocents' in the Gospel of Matthew.

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Product Description: This unique volume examines the life and thought of Basil of Caesarea. Stephen M. Hildebrand brings together a lengthy introduction to his life and thought with a selection of extracts from his diverse works in new translations, with each extract accompanied by an introduction and notes...read more

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9781138853775 | Routledge, January 7, 2017, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: This unique volume examines the life and thought of Basil of Caesarea.

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9781138853782 | Routledge, December 11, 2015, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: This unique volume examines the life and thought of Basil of Caesarea.

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9781138777576 | Routledge, October 9, 2016, cover price $120.00

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Product Description: Sophoclean heroes engage in lyric song far more than other heroes of tragedy and this has profound implications for both the hero himself and tragedy as a genre. This lyrical voice grounds the heroes in a world of poetic identity and power, demonstrating how tragedy was influenced by other kinds of poetry in fifth-century Athens...read more

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9781107001619 | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 23, 2012, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: Sophoclean heroes engage in lyric song far more than other heroes of tragedy and this has profound implications for both the hero himself and tragedy as a genre.

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9781316613474 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 1, 2017, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Sophoclean heroes engage in lyric song far more than other heroes of tragedy and this has profound implications for both the hero himself and tragedy as a genre.

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Product Description: Athenian democracy may have opened up politics to every citizen, but it had no impact on participation in sport. The city's sportsmen continued to be drawn from the elite, and so it comes as a surprise that sport was very popular with non-elite citizens of the classical period, who rewarded victorious sportsmen lavishly and created an unrivalled program of local sporting festivals on which they spent staggering sums of money...read more

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9781107007338 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 26, 2012, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: Athenian democracy may have opened up politics to every citizen, but it had no impact on participation in sport.

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9781316610305 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 1, 2017, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Athenian democracy may have opened up politics to every citizen, but it had no impact on participation in sport.

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9781107027480 | Cambridge Univ Pr, December 30, 2013, cover price $140.00

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9781316613498 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 1, 2017, cover price $49.99

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Product Description: This volume explores how the choruses of Ancient Greek tragedy creatively combined media and discourses to generate their own specific forms of meaning. The contributors analyse choruses as fictional, religious and civic performers; as combinations of text, song and dance; and as objects of reflection in themselves, in relation and contrast to the choruses of comedy and melic poetry...read more

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9781107033283 | Cambridge Univ Pr, December 23, 2013, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: This volume explores how the choruses of Ancient Greek tragedy creatively combined media and discourses to generate their own specific forms of meaning.

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9781316613566 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 1, 2017, cover price $41.99 | About this edition: This volume explores how the choruses of Ancient Greek tragedy creatively combined media and discourses to generate their own specific forms of meaning.

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Product Description: The symposion was a key cultural phenomenon in ancient Greece. This book investigates its place in ancient Greek society and thought by exploring the rhetorical dynamics of its representations in literature and art. Across genres, individual Greeks constructed visions of the party and its performances that offered persuasive understandings of the event and its participants...read more

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9781107026667 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 29, 2013, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: The symposion was a key cultural phenomenon in ancient Greece.

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9781316613733 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 1, 2017, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: The symposion was a key cultural phenomenon in ancient Greece.

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Product Description: Ancestral fault is a core idea of Greek literature. 'The guiltless will pay for the deeds later: either the man's children, or his descendants thereafter', said Solon in the sixth century BC, a statement echoed throughout the rest of antiquity...read more

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9781316613542 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 1, 2017, cover price $44.99 | About this edition: Ancestral fault is a core idea of Greek literature.

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Product Description: Ostia Antica - Rome's ancient harbor. Its houses and apartments, taverns and baths, warehouses, shops, and temples have long contributed to a picture of daily life in Rome. Recent investigations have revealed, however, that life in Ostia did not end with a bang but with a whimper...read more

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9781107024014 | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 22, 2013, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: Ostia Antica - Rome's ancient harbor.

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9781316601532 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 23, 2016, cover price $44.99 | About this edition: Ostia Antica - Rome's ancient harbor.

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Product Description: This comprehensive study of the Odyssey sees in meat and meat consumption a centre of gravitation for the interpretation of the poem. It aims to place the cultural practices represented in the poem against the background of the (agricultural) lived reality of the poem's audiences in the archaic age, and to align the themes of the adventures in Odysseus' wanderings with the events that transpire at Ithaca in the hero's absence...read more

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9780521111201, titled "The Meaning of Meat and the Structure of the Odyssey" | Cambridge Univ Pr, May 20, 2013, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: This comprehensive study of the Odyssey sees in meat and meat consumption a centre of gravitation for the interpretation of the poem.

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9781316506974, titled "The Meaning of Meat and the Structure of the Odyssey" | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 23, 2016, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: This comprehensive study of the Odyssey sees in meat and meat consumption a centre of gravitation for the interpretation of the poem.

By Hans Van Wees (editor)

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9781138785823 | 2 revised edition (Routledge, August 8, 2017), cover price $145.00

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9781138785830 | 2 revised edition (Routledge, December 8, 2017), cover price $45.95

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Product Description: In spite of growing general interest in the Hellenistic polis generally and its military organisation in particular, the navies of these cities have not been systematically studied. This work studies the subject on the basis of the epigraphic evidence, which is presented in a separate volume of sources...read more

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9783110260717, titled "Die Kriegsflotten Der Griechischen Städte Im Römischen Herrschaftsbereich (2.–1. Jahrhundert V. Chr.): 2. - 1. Jahrhundert V. Chr." | Walter De Gruyter Inc, July 31, 2017, cover price $280.00 | About this edition: In spite of growing general interest in the Hellenistic polis generally and its military organisation in particular, the navies of these cities have not been systematically studied.

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9783110246964 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, June 30, 2017, cover price $154.00

Product Description: One of the most influential civilizations in antiquity was that of the Iranian world. The disparate peoples of ancient Iran were remarkable in that their imperial histories proved to be of enduring significance not only for the region from the Oxus to the Euphrates, but also for the Eurasian sphere, and briefly even for that of north Africa...read more

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9781784531416 | Tauris Academic Studies, May 28, 2017, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: One of the most influential civilizations in antiquity was that of the Iranian world.

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Product Description: From late fourth century BC Seleucid enclave to capital of the Roman east, Antioch on the Orontes was one of the greatest cities of antiquity and served as a hinge between east and west. This book draws on a century of archaeological fieldwork to offer a new narrative of Antioch's origins and growth, as well as its resilience, civic pride, and economic opportunism...read more

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9781107130739 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 29, 2016, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: From late fourth century BC Seleucid enclave to capital of the Roman east, Antioch on the Orontes was one of the greatest cities of antiquity and served as a hinge between east and west.

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Product Description: Originally published in 1950, this book provides an account of the relationship between important 'anniversary years' and the creation of Roman Imperial coins and medallions. The anniversaries are connected to occurrences such as 'the births and deaths of Augustus and other leading persons; the various events that contributed to the inauguration of the imperial regime (Actium, the 'restoration of the republic', etc); and the foundation or dedication of temples and altars'...read more

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9781316603697 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 15, 2016, cover price $28.99 | About this edition: Originally published in 1950, this book provides an account of the relationship between important 'anniversary years' and the creation of Roman Imperial coins and medallions.

Product Description: The Umayyad World captures the new wave of scholarship on the formative era of Islam and helps shape fresh avenues of inquiry. The volume integrates early Islamic history into wider global history, through the growing recognition that the first century or so of Islam (c...read more
By Andrew Marsham (editor)

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9781138913509 | Routledge, May 8, 2017, cover price $240.00 | About this edition: The Umayyad World captures the new wave of scholarship on the formative era of Islam and helps shape fresh avenues of inquiry.

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9783050051994 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, March 31, 2017, cover price $207.00

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