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BCE to c 500 CE

Hardcover. The Greeks and Romans were not shy about sex. In classical Greece, statues of erect penises served as boundary-stones and signposts. In Rome, marble satyrs and nymphs grappled in gardens. How are we to make sense of this abundance of sexual imagery? Were these images seductive, shocking, humorous? This title answers these questions. Num Pages: 256 pages, 200 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HBTB; JHBK5. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 238 x 173 x 29. Weight in Grams: 952.
Publisher
British Museum Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714122786
ISBN
9780714122786
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 33.99
€ 28.30

Paperback. Bynum examines several periods between the third and fourteenth centuries in which discussions of the body were central to Western eschatology, and suggests that Western attitudes toward the body that arose from these discussions still undergird our modern notions of the individual. Series: ACLS Lectures on the History of Religions S. Num Pages: 384 pages, 35 illus. BIC Classification: 3D; 3F; 3H; HRCC2; HRCM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 232 x 154 x 27. Weight in Grams: 600.
Publisher
Columbia University Press United States
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Edition
0th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231081276
ISBN
9780231081276
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 42.99
€ 30.42

Paperback. A collection of essay, which reexamine the Wu Family Shrines pictorial carvings from Han dynasty China, helping readers understand the long cultural history behind them. It addresses the ideals, practices, and problems of the Wu Family Shrines and Han China; and Han funerary art and architecture in Shandong and other regions. Series: Princeton University Art Museum Monographs S. Num Pages: 384 pages, 219 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3D; HDD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 267 x 190 x 28. Weight in Grams: 1316.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Yale University Press
Edition
First Printing
Condition
New
SKU
V9780300137040
ISBN
9780300137040
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 51.99
€ 37.41

Hardback. An examination of the figure of Briseis, Achilles' concubine in the "Iliad", as an example of the traditional artistry enabled by the oral poetic system. It argues that Briseis' role in the "Iliad" is enormously compressed, both in relation to the "Iliad" and the tradition of the epic cycle. Series: Greek Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches. Num Pages: 240 pages, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 2AHA; 3D; DSBB; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 155 x 14. Weight in Grams: 325.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield United States
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9780742522183
ISBN
9780742522183
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 179.51

Hardback. Melania the Elder and her granddaughter Melania the Younger were major figures in early Christian history, using their wealth, status, and forceful personalities to shape the development of nearly every aspect of the religion we now know as Christianity. This volume examines their influence on late antique Christianity. Editor(s): Chin, Catherine M.; Schroeder, Caroline T. Series: Christianity in Late Antiquity, the Official Series of the North American Patris. Num Pages: 344 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDA; 3D; HBG; HBLA; HRAX; HRC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 25. Weight in Grams: 635.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Number of pages
344
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9780520292086
ISBN
9780520292086
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 93.35
€ 71.69

Hardback. New investigation into and interpretation of the role of textiles and clothing accessories in the performance and materialisation of ritual in Greek sanctuaries of the 7th-1st centuries BC Num Pages: 384 pages, b/w and colour. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; HDDK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 181 x 249 x 33. Weight in Grams: 1260.
Publisher
Oxbow Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781785703553
ISBN
9781785703553
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 51.99
€ 43.69

Hardcover. Examines diverse aspects of Roman imperialism, from the Romans' motivations in acquiring an empire and their ideological justifications for imperial domination, to the complex political, economic, and cultural interactions between the Romans, their allies, and the subjected peoples. This title includes notes with suggestions for further reading. Editor(s): Champion, Craige B. Series: Interpreting Ancient History. Num Pages: 336 pages, 12. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBG; HBJD; HBLA; JPF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 263 x 187 x 24. Weight in Grams: 782.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
336
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631231189
ISBN
9780631231189
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 146.81

Hardcover. Written to honour and extend the work of Rowan A. Greer, Walter H. Gray Professor Emeritus of Anglican Studies at Yale University Divinity School, these essays explore the connections between textual interpretation and the formation of religious identity within ancient scripture. Editor(s): Bobertz, Charles A.; Brakke, Professor David. Series: Christianity and Judaism in Antiquity. Num Pages: 248 pages, 1 halftone, 1 colour illustration. BIC Classification: 3D; DSB; HRCC1; HRLB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 157 x 22. Weight in Grams: 535.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
University of Notre Dame Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780268031657
ISBN
9780268031657
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 114.65

Paperback. Regarded as one of the best general histories of the ancient world, it is written for the general reader and the student coming to the subject for the first time and provides a reliable and highly accessible point of entry to the period. The 3rd edition has been extensively revised with several chapters rewritten and a wealth of new material added. Num Pages: 784 pages, Contains numerous halftones, colour plates, maps, and line drawings. BIC Classification: 1QDA; 3D; HBG; HBLA. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 233 x 158 x 43. Weight in Grams: 1262.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
3rd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199651924
ISBN
9780199651924
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 51.96

Paperback. Argues that Emperor Theodosius' edict (AD 341) and the subsequent suppression of paganism not only brought an end to the diversity of religious and philosophical beliefs throughout the empire but created numerous theological problems for the Church, which have remained unsolved. Num Pages: 272 pages, map. BIC Classification: 3D; HRCC2. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 152 x 22. Weight in Grams: 354.
Publisher
Vintage Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845950071
ISBN
9781845950071
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 17.22

Paperback. A fascinating exploration of the lives of normal people in ancient Egypt. Full of their own strange and amusing stories; documents their anxieties, hopes, loves and mischievous pursuits. Num Pages: 304 pages, 30. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; HBJH; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 126 x 198 x 24. Weight in Grams: 204.
Publisher
Amberley Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781445660271
ISBN
9781445660271
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.45

Paperback. This text offers a new perspective on rabbinic discussions of menstrual impurity, female physiology, and anatomy, and on the social and religious institutions those discussions engendered. Series: Contraversions: Jews & Other Differences. Num Pages: 344 pages, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 3D; HRCM; HRJ; JFSJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 22. Weight in Grams: 481.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Number of pages
344
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9780804745536
ISBN
9780804745536
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 36.99
€ 33.47

Paperback. What does Roman Britain mean to us now? How were its physical remains rediscovered and made sense of? How has it been reimagined, in story and song and verse? This book traces these tales by setting out to discover the remains of Roman Britain for herself, sometimes on foot, sometimes in a splendid, though not particularly reliable, VW camper van. Num Pages: 304 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DB; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD1; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 23. Weight in Grams: 288.
Publisher
Vintage
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099552093
ISBN
9780099552093
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.66

Paperback. Series: APAZ - Archaeological Papers of the American Anthropological Association. Num Pages: 200 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KLC; 3D; 3F; HDD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 278 x 217 x 13. Weight in Grams: 582.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Inc United States
Number of pages
200
Condition
New
SKU
V9781119016731
ISBN
9781119016731
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 45.76

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Czech Institute of Egyptology Czech Republic
Number of pages
250
Condition
New
SKU
V9780861591770
ISBN
9780861591770
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 52.51
€ 48.88

Paperback. The image of the Roman legionary is as familiar today as it was to the citizens - and enemies - of the vast Roman Empire. This book examines the Roman Army from the first armed citizens of the early Republic through the glorious heights of the Imperial legions to the shameful defeats inflicted upon the late Roman Army by the Goths and Huns. Editor(s): McNab, Chris. Series: General Military. Num Pages: 280 pages, Illustrations (chiefly col.). BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HBW; JWD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 241 x 192 x 23. Weight in Grams: 964.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Number of pages
280
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849088138
ISBN
9781849088138
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 18.49

Editor(s): Laes, Christian. Series: Rewriting Antiquity. Num Pages: 506 pages, 22 black & white halftones, 1 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: 1QDA; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1; JFFG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 183 x 254 x 31. Weight in Grams: 1122.
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
506
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138814851
ISBN
9781138814851
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 334.20

Hardback. aeo The first account in English of this ancient people. aeo Of interest to anthropologists, historians, geographers and orientalists. aeo Based on over 30 years of first--hand research. aeo The first account in English of this ancient people. aeo Of interest to anthropologists, historians, geographers and orientalists. Series: Peoples of South-East Asia and the Pacific. Num Pages: 384 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FMN; 3D; 3F; 3H; 3J; HBJF; HBTB; JFSL9. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 163 x 238 x 35. Weight in Grams: 808.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
384
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631172314
ISBN
9780631172314
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 89.82

Paperback. This book, the second of two monographs, consists of contributions by world-class scholars on Thucydides' legacy to the political process. It also includes a careful examination of the usefulness and efficacy of the interdisciplinary approach to political order in the ancient world and proposes new paths for the future study.

Editor(s): Thauer, Christian R.; Wendt, Christian; Baltrusch, Ernst. Num Pages: 194 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 140. Weight in Grams: 270.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st ed. 2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781349578993
ISBN
9781349578993
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 62.99

Hardback. This book, the first of two monographs exploring Thucydides, consists of contributions by world-class scholars on political order, using the Peloponnesian War to explore the historiography and political development of the ancient world. These scholars analyze the original source material of the Athenian order and interpretations of such material. Editor(s): Thauer, Christian R. Num Pages: 212 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBAH; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 13. Weight in Grams: 454.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st ed. 2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137527622
ISBN
9781137527622
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 122.24

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