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Product Description: English summary: This study attempts to reconstruct the dispute over rhetoric in Hellenistic thought by using two main interrelated axes. Firstly, it delineates the exact milieu in which this dispute took place, including locations, dates and persons...read more

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9783525252949 | Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht Gmbh & Co, October 25, 2010, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: English summary: This study attempts to reconstruct the dispute over rhetoric in Hellenistic thought by using two main interrelated axes.

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9780415261432 | Routledge, February 12, 2012, cover price $80.00

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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.

Im Zentrum des Kommentars zum 9. Gesang steht die Interpretation der Gesandtschaft, die das griechische Invasionsheer zu Achilleus schickt, um ihn mit seiner Elitetruppe der Myrmidonen vom Kampfboykott abzubringen, und die Frage, warum der Erzahler alle Redestrategien der drei Gesandten Odysseus, Phoinix und Aias scheitern lasst.
By Joachim Latacz (contributor)

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9783110206180 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, October 31, 2017, cover price $109.00
9783110206142 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, March 31, 2017, cover price $109.00 | About this edition: Im Zentrum des Kommentars zum 9.

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Product Description: From the Dead Sea Scrolls to the Terracotta Army, ancient artifacts have long fascinated the modern world. However, the importance of some discoveries is not always immediately understood. This was the case in 1901 when sponge divers retrieved a lump of corroded bronze from a shipwreck at the bottom of the Mediterranean Sea near the Greek island of Antikythera...read more

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9780199739349 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 1, 2017, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: From the Dead Sea Scrolls to the Terracotta Army, ancient artifacts have long fascinated the modern world.

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Product Description: In 431 BC, the long simmering rivalry between the city-states of Athens and Sparta erupted into open warfare, and for more than a generation the two were locked in a life-and-death struggle. The war embroiled the entire Greek world, provoking years of butchery previously unparalleled in ancient Greece...read more

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9780199996643 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 1, 2017, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In 431 BC, the long simmering rivalry between the city-states of Athens and Sparta erupted into open warfare, and for more than a generation the two were locked in a life-and-death struggle.

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9781501510670, titled "L’économie De La Babylonie À L’époque Hellénistique (Ivème – Iième Siècle Avant J.c.)" | Walter De Gruyter Inc, January 31, 2017, cover price $266.00

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Product Description: For two centuries classical Athens enjoyed almost uninterrupted democratic government. This was not a parliamentary democracy of the modern sort but a direct democracy in which all citizens were free to participate in the business of government...read more

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9781474286367 | 2 edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 12, 2017), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: For two centuries classical Athens enjoyed almost uninterrupted democratic government.
9781853995354 | Bristol Classical Pr, September 1, 2001, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Athenian democracy continues to capture the modern imagination.

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Product Description: The Persica is an extensive history of Assyria and Persia written by the Greek historian Ctesias, who served as a doctor to the Persian king Artaxerxes II around 400 bce. Written for a Greek readership, the Persica influenced the development of both historiographic and literary traditions in Greece...read more

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9780299310905 | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, January 10, 2017, cover price $64.95 | About this edition: The Persica is an extensive history of Assyria and Persia written by the Greek historian Ctesias, who served as a doctor to the Persian king Artaxerxes II around 400 bce.

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Product Description: There are few disciplines as exciting and forward-looking as medicine. Unfortunately, however, many modern practitioners have lost sight of the origins of their discipline. A Cabinet of Ancient Medical Curiosities aspires to cure this lapse by taking readers back to the early days of Western medicine in ancient Greece and Rome...read more

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9780190610432 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 2, 2017, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: There are few disciplines as exciting and forward-looking as medicine.

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Product Description: This volume includes all of the Classical, Hellenistic, and Roman votive reliefs found to date in the excavations of the Athenian Agora. In addition to providing a catalogue of the reliefs arranged according to their subjects, the author treats the history of their discovery, their production and workmanship, iconography, and function...read more

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9780876612385 | Amer School of Classical, December 31, 2016, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: This volume includes all of the Classical, Hellenistic, and Roman votive reliefs found to date in the excavations of the Athenian Agora.

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Product Description: In the ancient Greek-speaking world, writing about the past meant balancing the reporting of facts with shaping and guiding the political interests and behaviours of the present. Ancient Historiography on War and Empire shows the ways in which the literary genre of writing history developed to guide empires through their wars...read more
By Richard Stoneman (editor)

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9781785702990 | Oxbow Books Ltd, December 31, 2016, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: In the ancient Greek-speaking world, writing about the past meant balancing the reporting of facts with shaping and guiding the political interests and behaviours of the present.

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Product Description: The relationship between the Homeric epics and archaeology has long suffered mixed fortunes, swinging between 'fundamentalist' attempts to use archaeology in order to demonstrate the essential historicity of the epics and their background, and outright rejection of the idea that archaeology is capable of contributing anything at all to our understanding and appreciation of the epics...read more
By John Bennet (editor)

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9781785702952 | Oxbow Books Ltd, December 31, 2016, cover price $49.99 | About this edition: The relationship between the Homeric epics and archaeology has long suffered mixed fortunes, swinging between 'fundamentalist' attempts to use archaeology in order to demonstrate the essential historicity of the epics and their background, and outright rejection of the idea that archaeology is capable of contributing anything at all to our understanding and appreciation of the epics.

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Product Description: Textiles comprise a vast and wide category of material culture and constitute a crucial part of the ancient economy. Yet, studies of classical antiquity still often leave out this important category of material culture, partly due to the textiles themselves being only rarely preserved in the archaeological record...read more

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9781785703553 | Oxbow Books Ltd, December 31, 2016, cover price $59.99 | About this edition: Textiles comprise a vast and wide category of material culture and constitute a crucial part of the ancient economy.

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Product Description: This collection of texts is designed to supplement those currently available for use in courses on Hellenistic poetry. Most have never before appeared in a similar collection; several have only recently been discovered. The text of each poem is presented, together with basic help on obscure vocabulary, morphology, dialect, meter, syntax, and similar philological issues...read more
By David Sider (editor)

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9780472073139 | Univ of Michigan Pr, December 28, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: This collection of texts is designed to supplement those currently available for use in courses on Hellenistic poetry.

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9780472053131 | Univ of Michigan Pr, December 28, 2016, cover price $49.50 | About this edition: This collection of texts is designed to supplement those currently available for use in courses on Hellenistic poetry.

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Product Description: A magisterial account of how a tiny city-state in ancient Greece became history’s most influential civilization, from the bestselling author of acclaimed biographies of Cicero, Augustus, and Hadrian  Filled with tales of adventure and astounding reversals of fortune, The Rise of Athens celebrates the city-state that transformed the world—from the democratic revolution that marked its beginning, through the city’s political and cultural golden age, to its decline into the ancient equivalent of a modern-day university town...read more

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9780812994582 | Random House Inc, December 6, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A magisterial account of how a tiny city-state in ancient Greece became history’s most influential civilization, from the bestselling author of acclaimed biographies of Cicero, Augustus, and Hadrian  Filled with tales of adventure and astounding reversals of fortune, The Rise of Athens celebrates the city-state that transformed the world—from the democratic revolution that marked its beginning, through the city’s political and cultural golden age, to its decline into the ancient equivalent of a modern-day university town.

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Product Description: The ancient Greek statesman is a familiar figure in the Western political tradition. Less well known is the administrator who ran the state but who was himself a slave. Challenging the modern belief that democracy and bondage are incompatible, Paulin Ismard directs our attention to the cradle of Western democracy, ancient Athens, where the functioning of civic government depended crucially on highly skilled experts who were literally public servants―slaves owned by the city-state rather than by private citizens...read more
By Jane Marie Todd (trans)

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9780674660076, titled "Democracy’s Slaves: A Political History of Ancient Greece" | Harvard Univ Pr, January 1, 2017, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The ancient Greek statesman is a familiar figure in the Western political tradition.

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Product Description: Homer's mythological tales of war and homecoming, the Iliad and the Odyssey, are considered to be two of the most influential works in the history of Western literature. Yet their author, 'the greatest poet that ever lived' is something of a mystery...read more

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9780198788300 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Homer's mythological tales of war and homecoming, the Iliad and the Odyssey, are considered to be two of the most influential works in the history of Western literature.

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Product Description: Ancient Thasos was renowned for its wine, which was heavily exported in ceramic amphoras across the eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea. Once a principal market in this trade, the Athenian Agora is now home to one of the largest collections of stamped amphora fragments from the island of Thasos, including 723 items dating from the beginning of the 4th to the late 2nd century B...read more

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9780876612378 | Amer School of Classical, November 30, 2016, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: Ancient Thasos was renowned for its wine, which was heavily exported in ceramic amphoras across the eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea.

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Product Description: The Tabulae Iliacae (Iliac tablets) are a collection of 22 miniature marble reliefs from the early Roman Empire; all of them are inscribed in Greek, and most depict the panoramic vistas of Greek Epic. This book brings the tablets to life as never before, revealing the unassuming fragments as among the most sophisticated objects to survive from the ancient Mediterranean world...read more

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9780199602445 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 4, 2012, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: The Tabulae Iliacae (Iliac tablets) are a collection of 22 miniature marble reliefs from the early Roman Empire; all of them are inscribed in Greek, and most depict the panoramic vistas of Greek Epic.

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9780198754138 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, November 29, 2016), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: The Tabulae Iliacae (Iliac tablets) are a collection of 22 miniature marble reliefs from the early Roman Empire; all of them are inscribed in Greek, and most depict the panoramic vistas of Greek Epic.

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9781474275903 | 2 edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, November 2, 2017), cover price $39.95

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Product Description: "Is there anyone on earth who is so narrow-minded or uninquisitive that he could fail to want to know how and thanks to what kind of political system almost the entire known world was conquered and brought under a single empire in less than fifty-three years?" --Polybius, HistoriesThe 53-year period Polybius had in mind stretched from the start of the Second Punic War in 219 BCE until 167, when Rome overthrew the Macedonian monarchy and divided the country into four independent republics...read more

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9780199916894 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 7, 2014, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: "Is there anyone on earth who is so narrow-minded or uninquisitive that he could fail to want to know how and thanks to what kind of political system almost the entire known world was conquered and brought under a single empire in less than fifty-three years?

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9780190468880 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: "Is there anyone on earth who is so narrow-minded or uninquisitive that he could fail to want to know how and thanks to what kind of political system almost the entire known world was conquered and brought under a single empire in less than fifty-three years?

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Product Description: Alexander the Great, arguably the most exciting figure from antiquity, waged war as a Homeric hero and lived as one, conquering native peoples and territories on a superhuman scale. From the time he invaded Asia in 334 to his death in 323, he expanded the Macedonian empire from Greece in the west to Asia Minor, the Levant, Egypt, Central Asia and "India" (Pakistan and Kashmir) in the east...read more

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9780199929863 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 2, 2014, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Alexander the Great, arguably the most exciting figure from antiquity, waged war as a Homeric hero and lived as one, conquering native peoples and territories on a superhuman scale.

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9780190614645 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Alexander the Great, arguably the most exciting figure from antiquity, waged war as a Homeric hero and lived as one, conquering native peoples and territories on a superhuman scale.

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Product Description: The fragments and testimonia of the early Greek philosophers (often labeled the Presocratics) have always been not only a fundamental source for understanding archaic Greek culture and ancient philosophy but also a perennially fresh resource that has stimulated Western thought until the present day...read more
By Andre Laks (editor) and Glenn W. Most (editor)

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9780674996540 | Loeb Classical Library, September 26, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: The fragments and testimonia of the early Greek philosophers (often labeled the Presocratics) have always been not only a fundamental source for understanding archaic Greek culture and ancient philosophy but also a perennially fresh resource that has stimulated Western thought until the present day.

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Product Description: Ancient Greece was never just one nation: it was a disparate collection of independent city states, often embroiled in war, with separate governments, their own armies and distinct politics, economies and societies. However, together these vibrant and diverse peoples made one of the greatest civilisations the world has known, endowing the western world with cutting-edge philosophy, science, literature, architecture, visual arts, military prowess and democracy – to name but a few of their enduring contributions to the modern world...read more

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9781445656427 | Amberley Pub Plc, October 31, 2016, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Ancient Greece was never just one nation: it was a disparate collection of independent city states, often embroiled in war, with separate governments, their own armies and distinct politics, economies and societies.

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