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BCE to c 500 CE

Paperback. Bernal's response to criticisms to his 1987 book, 'BLACK ATHENA', which argued for an Afro-Asiatic origin for Greek civilisation. Editor(s): Moore, David Chioni. Num Pages: 576 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBG; HBJD; HBLA; JFSL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 236 x 156 x 36. Weight in Grams: 828.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Duke University Press United States
Number of pages
576
Condition
New
SKU
V9780822327172
ISBN
9780822327172
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 35.63

Hardback. Kingdom of Snow investigates the impact of Roman rule in Cappadocia and the fate of classical Greek culture in an increasingly Christian society. Num Pages: 336 pages, 1 map. BIC Classification: 1DVT; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJF; HBLA; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 160 x 236 x 25. Weight in Grams: 642.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
University of Pennsylvania Press
Number of pages
308
Condition
New
SKU
V9780812236811
ISBN
9780812236811
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 81.12

Paperback. A book for students and scholars of ancient history and religion, Constantine and the Bishops shows how Christian belief motivated and gave shape to imperial rule. Series: Ancient Society and History. Num Pages: 632 pages, 10, 10 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HRC; HRLK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 215 x 142 x 38. Weight in Grams: 714.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Johns Hopkins University Press United States
Number of pages
632
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801871047
ISBN
9780801871047
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 43.99
€ 36.38

Hardback. Sharrock. Editor(s): Fredrick, David. Series: Arethusa Books. Num Pages: 336 pages, 26, 16 black & white halftones, 10 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 236 x 164 x 28. Weight in Grams: 740.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Johns Hopkins University Press United States
Number of pages
336
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801869617
ISBN
9780801869617
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 65.81

Hardback. An eloquent answer to some of the most vexing questions about the myth of Orpheus and its far-reaching ramifications through time and culture, Detienne's work ultimately offers a major rethinking of Greek mythology. Translator(s): Lloyd, Janet. Num Pages: 216 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 2AHA; 3D; DSBB; DSC; HBJD; HBLA; HRKP; JFHF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 20. Weight in Grams: 431.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Johns Hopkins University Press United States
Number of pages
216
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801869549
ISBN
9780801869549
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 63.01
€ 57.51

Paperback. Originally published in 1975 as The Horizon Book of Daily Life in Ancient Egypt, this revised edition includes a new chapter as well as full documentation of the sources. Num Pages: 176 pages, 10, 10 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; HBJH; HBLA; HBTB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 142 x 216 x 18. Weight in Grams: 256.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Johns Hopkins University Press United States
Edition
Revised & enlarged
Number of pages
176
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801866012
ISBN
9780801866012
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 38.33

Hardback. Islam emerged amid flourishing Christian and Jewish cultures, yet students of Antiquity and the Middle Ages mostly ignore it. This title suggests a new way of thinking about the historical relationship between the scriptural monotheisms, integrating Islam into European and West Asian history. Num Pages: 248 pages, 2 maps. BIC Classification: 3D; 3F; HBLA; HBLC; HRAX; HRH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 237 x 159 x 21. Weight in Grams: 488.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
248
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691158532
ISBN
9780691158532
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 60.68
€ 47.40

Paperback. By focusing on a single year not overshadowed by an epochal event, this title provides a fresh look at Mediterranean civilization in the midst of enormous change - as Christianity takes hold in rural areas across the empire, as western Roman provinces fall away from those in the Byzantine east, and as power shifts from Rome to Constantinople. Num Pages: 232 pages, 10 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 220 x 139 x 16. Weight in Grams: 222.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
232
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691150253
ISBN
9780691150253
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 15.82

Hardback. Most studies of ancient Greek politics focus on formal institutions such as the political assembly and the law courts. This book suggests that Greek literature reveals traces of popular culture that can be further illuminated by comparison with later historical periods. Num Pages: 288 pages, 10 halftones. 1 map. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 237 x 162 x 24. Weight in Grams: 556.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Number of pages
296
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691140056
ISBN
9780691140056
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 52.51
€ 41.44

Hardback. Reveals Epizephyrian Locri - a Greek colony on the Adriatic coast of Italy - as a third way in Greek culture, neither Athens nor Sparta. Drawing on a range of literary and archaeological evidence, this work offers an account of this poorly understood Greek city-state, and in particular the distinctive role of women and marriage therein. Num Pages: 480 pages, 28 halftones. BIC Classification: 1DST; 1QDAG; 3D; DSBB; HBJD; HBLA; HDDK; JFSJ1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 34. Weight in Grams: 828.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
480
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691116051
ISBN
9780691116051
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 110.85
€ 84.07

Hardback. Offers a historical and sociological interpretation of classical Athens centered on the notion of greed. Integrating ancient philosophy, poetry, and history, and drawing on modern political thought, this work demonstrates that the Athenian discourse on greed was an essential component of Greek social development and political history. Num Pages: 312 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HPQ; JHMC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 25. Weight in Grams: 571.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
312
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691048550
ISBN
9780691048550
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 98.02
€ 74.72

Hardback. Named for the famous Chinese minister of state, Guan Zhong (d 645 BC), the "Guanzi" is one of the largest collections of ancient Chinese writings in existence. It was compiled in its present form about 26 BC by the Han dynasty scholar Liu Xiang. This volume presents a translation of the "Guanzi" into English. Translator(s): Rickett, W. Allyn. Series: Princeton Library of Asian Translations. Num Pages: 592 pages, 1 table 1 line illus. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 2GDC; 3D; DNF; DSBB; HPD; JPA; KCA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 37. Weight in Grams: 999.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
608
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691048161
ISBN
9780691048161
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 248.54
€ 184.58

Paperback. Presents an approach to late antiquity that shows how, from the second-century peak of Rome's prosperity to the ninth-century onset of the Islamic Empire's decline, powerful beliefs in One God were used to justify and strengthen 'world empires'. Num Pages: 232 pages, 10 plates. BIC Classification: 1D; 1FB; 3D; 3F; HBJD; HBJF1; HBLA; HBLC; HRCC1; HRH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 153 x 235 x 14. Weight in Grams: 334.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
226
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691015453
ISBN
9780691015453
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 40.99
€ 28.86

Hardback. This book explores two important moments of dislocation in Chinese history, the early medieval period (317--589 CE) and the nineteenth century. Tian juxtaposes a rich array of materials from these two periods in comparative study, linking these historical moments in their unprecedented interactions, and intense fascination, with foreign cultures. Series: Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series. Num Pages: 398 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3D; 3JH; HBJF; HBLA; HBLL; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 163 x 29. Weight in Grams: 690.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Harvard University, Asia Center
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674062528
ISBN
9780674062528
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 44.99
€ 37.34

Paperback. This text covers medical thought from antiquity through to the Middle Ages, reconstructing the slow transformation and sudden changes in theory and practice that marked the birth and early development of Western medicine. Editor(s): Grmek, Mirko D. Translator(s): Shugaar, Antony. Num Pages: 496 pages, 1 line illustration, 3 tables. BIC Classification: 3D; 3F; 3H; HBG; HBLA; HBLC; MBX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 225 x 151 x 27. Weight in Grams: 599.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Edition
New Ed
Number of pages
496
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674007956
ISBN
9780674007956
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 44.99
€ 37.30

Hardcover. This volume analyzes the representation of gender and desire in elite, male-authored literary texts in China dating from roughly 200 B.C. until 1000 A.D. Series: Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series. Num Pages: 440 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 2GDC; 3D; 3F; DSBB; HBJF; HBLA; HBLC; JFSJ. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 233 x 168 x 34. Weight in Grams: 752.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Harvard University Asia Center
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674005273
ISBN
9780674005273
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 49.99
€ 41.37

Hardcover. Ancient Greek thought provides the basis for the intellectual, ethical and political civilization of the West. This collection of over 60 essays explores the full length and breadth of Greek thought - showing the Greeks looking at themselves, their knowledge, poetics and rhetoric. Editor(s): Brunschwig, Jacques; Lloyd, G. E. R. Translator(s): Porter, Catherine. Series: Harvard University Press Reference Library. Num Pages: 1056 pages, 76 color illustrations, 5 halftones, 2 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA; HPCA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 261 x 181 x 58. Weight in Grams: 2126.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Edition
First Edition
Number of pages
1056
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674002616
ISBN
9780674002616
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 95.62
€ 90.32

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

Paperback. * This source book presents fresh new translations of the most important ancient writings on the life and legacy of Alexander the Great. * Provides comprehensive coverage of Alexander, from his family background to his military conquests, death and legacy. Editor(s): Heckel, Waldemar; Yardley, J. C. Series: Blackwell Sourcebooks in Ancient History. Num Pages: 376 pages, 1. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; BGH; HBG; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 244 x 174 x 21. Weight in Grams: 628.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
376
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631228219
ISBN
9780631228219
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 52.60

Hardcover. Presents translations of some of the important ancient writings on the life and legacy of Alexander the Great. This book offers comprehensive coverage of Alexander, from his family background to his military conquests, death and legacy. It includes a bibliography of modern works, visual sources and a map of Alexander's expedition. Editor(s): Heckel, Waldemar; Yardley, J. C. Series: Blackwell Sourcebooks in Ancient History. Num Pages: 376 pages, 1. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; BGH; HBG; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 250 x 174 x 27. Weight in Grams: 830.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
376
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631228202
ISBN
9780631228202
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 146.64

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