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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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9781107001619 | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 23, 2012, cover price $99.99

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9781316613474 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 1, 2017, cover price $34.99

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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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Ennius' Annales, which is preserved only in fragments, was hugely influential on Roman literature and culture. This book explores the genesis, in the ancient sources for Ennius' epic and in modern scholarship, of the accounts of the Annales with which we operate today. A series of appendices detail each source's contribution to our record of the poem, and are used to consider how the interests and working methods of the principal sources shape the modern view of the poem and to re-examine the limits imposed and the possibilities offered by this ancient evidence. Dr Elliott challenges standard views of the poem, such as its use of time and the disposition of the gods within it. She argues that the manifest impact of the Annales on the collective Roman psyche results from its innovative promotion of a vision of Rome as the primary focus of the cosmos in all its aspects.

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9781107027480 | Cambridge Univ Pr, December 30, 2013, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Ennius' Annales, which is preserved only in fragments, was hugely influential on Roman literature and culture.

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

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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. Drawing on earlier analyses of the social context of Greek drama, the non-textual dimensions of tragedy, and the relations between dramatic and melic choruses, the chapters explore the uses of various analytic tools in allowing us better to capture the specificity of the tragic chorus. Special attention is given to the physicality of choral dancing, musical interactions between choruses and actors, the trajectories of reception, and the treatment of time and space in the odes.

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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

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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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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

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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.

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By Andrew Marsham (editor)

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9781138913509 | Routledge, May 8, 2017, cover price $240.00

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

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