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BCE to c 500 CE

Paperback. A compilation of speeches covering key issues in Athenian law, drawn from the Oratory of Classical Greece series, that is intended primarily for use in teaching courses in Greek law or related areas such as Greek history. Editor(s): Gagarin, Michael. Series: Oratory of Classical Greece. Num Pages: 408 pages, 4 family trees, 2 tables. BIC Classification: 3D; HB; HPCA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 218 x 139 x 21. Weight in Grams: 490.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
University of Texas Press United States
Number of pages
408
Condition
New
SKU
V9780292726383
ISBN
9780292726383
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 37.99
€ 34.91

Hardback. Based on archaeological investigations in southern Italy, this volume features a small but viable social and economic entity that was an unexpected find from a period generally marked by large landholdings Num Pages: 256 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DST; 3D; HDDK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 285 x 218 x 21. Weight in Grams: 1152.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
University of Texas Press United States
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780292728776
ISBN
9780292728776
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 84.22

Hardcover. Inquires into modes of manuscript production, the purposes for which texts were produced, and the ways in which they were actually used Editor(s): Li, Feng; Branner, David Prager. Num Pages: 480 pages, Illustrations (some col.), 1 map. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3D; CFC; GTC; JFFP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 233 x 161 x 38. Weight in Grams: 835.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
University of Washington Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780295991528
ISBN
9780295991528
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 116.86

Hardcover. An overview of the sculptures of the Parthenon, presenting interpretations of the ancient temple's sculptural creation. It focuses on the meanings of the sculptures in the light of classical Athenian knowledge and society, and considers what they reveal about the Greek sense of democracy. Num Pages: 212 pages, 6 colour plates, 51 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; ACG; AFKB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 215 x 161 x 21. Weight in Grams: 626.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Yale University Press United States
Number of pages
212
Condition
New
SKU
V9780300073911
ISBN
9780300073911
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 62.21
€ 48.91

Paperback. An analysis of the course of Western intellectual history between AD 400 and 1400. It surveys the comparative modes of thought and varying success of Byzantine, Latin-Christian and Muslim cultures, and then proceeds from the 12th-century revival of learning to the high Middle Ages and beyond. Series: Yale Intellectual History of the West. Num Pages: 400 pages, 22 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1D; 3D; 3F; 3H; HBJD; HBLA; HBLC; JFCX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 157 x 235 x 39. Weight in Grams: 656.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Yale University Press
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780300078527
ISBN
9780300078527
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 17.29

Paperback. Paul Fredriksen explains the variety of New Testament images of Jesus by exploring the ways that the new Christian communities interpreted his mission in light of the delay of the Kingdom he had preached. Series: Yale Nota Bene. Num Pages: 294 pages. BIC Classification: 3D; HRCC1; HRCM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 19. Weight in Grams: 236.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Yale University Press
Edition
2nd
Condition
New
SKU
V9780300084573
ISBN
9780300084573
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 14.79

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

€ 50.99
€ 36.43

Paperback. The modern Cyprian town of Polis Chrysochous - 'City of Gold' - lies above the city of Arsinoe and the earlier city - kingdom of Marion. Combining archaeological investigation and historical analysis, this book relates the discoveries establishing that these cities had close ties with Greece and with regions from Egypt to Anatolia. Editor(s): Childs, William A. P.; Smith, Joanna S.; Padgett, J. Michael. Series: Princeton University Art Museum. Num Pages: 400 pages, 225 colour images + 25 black-&-white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DVC; 3D; HDDK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 285 x 236 x 36. Weight in Grams: 2020.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Yale University Press United States
Number of pages
400
Condition
New
SKU
V9780300174397
ISBN
9780300174397
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 50.99
€ 39.86

Hardback. The first full-scale account of a Persian king vilified by history Num Pages: 288 pages, 40 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 1QDAP; 3D; BGH; HBJF1; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 243 x 166 x 33. Weight in Grams: 696.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Yale University Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780300180077
ISBN
9780300180077
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 23.95

Paperback. This volume reflects on the late-1990s fascination with Sappho's "afterlife". The essays examine the changing interpretations of scholars and writers who have read the fragmentary remains of Sappho's poetry. Editor(s): Greene, Ellen. Series: Classics and Contemporary Thought. Num Pages: 254 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DVGS; 2AHA; 3D; DSBB; DSC; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 230 x 156 x 17. Weight in Grams: 428.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
University of California Press
Edition
Revised ed.
Number of pages
254
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520206038
ISBN
9780520206038
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 34.99
€ 25.61

Hardback. Focusing on the socio-cultural as well as the political dimensions of the Sergius cult, this study sheds light on the lives of the ordinary faithful, as well as on religion's place in the strategic calculations of hostile empires. It discusses Arab Christianity in the context of late Roman culture in the East. Series: Transformation of the Classical Heritage. Num Pages: 246 pages, 17 figures, including b/w photographs and line illustrations, 3 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBG; HBJF; HBLA; HRKP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 236 x 166 x 23. Weight in Grams: 522.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
246
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520216853
ISBN
9780520216853
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 70.13
€ 54.73

Hardback. The Roman empire remains unique. Although Rome claimed to rule the world, it did not. In approaching this problem, the author asks, Why did the empire last so long? It argues that the longevity of the empire rested not on Roman military power but on a gradually realized consensus that Roman rule was justified. Series: Classics and Contemporary Thought. Num Pages: 515 pages, 7 b/w photographs. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 164 x 40. Weight in Grams: 858.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
515
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520220676
ISBN
9780520220676
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 70.13
€ 54.73

Hardback. Pilgrims during the fourth and fifth centuries AD often reported visiting holy people as part of their tours of holy places in the deserts of Egypt and the holy land. This is a study of pilgrimage to these famous ascetics. Series: Transformation of the Classical Heritage. Num Pages: 232 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FB; 1HBE; 3D; HBJF1; HBLA; HRC; HRLF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 19. Weight in Grams: 458.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
232
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520222052
ISBN
9780520222052
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 59.95
€ 47.24

Hardback. Craig A. Gibson tells the story of how one group of ancient scholars helped their readers understand Demosthenes writings. This book collects, translates and offers explanatory notes on all the substantial fragments of ancient philological and historical commentaries on Demosthenes. Num Pages: 273 pages, bibliography, notes, indexes. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 2AHA; 3D; DSBB; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 22. Weight in Grams: 467.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
University of California Press
Number of pages
273
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520229563
ISBN
9780520229563
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 59.95
€ 47.24

Hardback. An apostolic lifestyle characterized by total material renunciation, homelessness, and begging was practiced by monks throughout the Roman Empire in the fourth and fifth centuries. This book presents a study of this type of Christian poverty and the challenge it posed for episcopal authority and the promotion of monasticism in late antiquity. Series: Transformation of the Classical Heritage. Num Pages: 339 pages, 2 maps. BIC Classification: 3D; HBG; HBLA; HBTB; HRCC1; HRCX8. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 25. Weight in Grams: 476.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Edition
First Edition
Number of pages
339
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520233249
ISBN
9780520233249
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 70.13
€ 54.73

Paperback. Sir Ronald Syme became the first historian of the twentieth century to place Sallust - whom Tacitus called the most brilliant Roman historian - in his social, political, and literary context. This is a foreword of Syme that delivers biographical essays of Sir Ronald Syme in English. Series: Sather Classical Lectures. Num Pages: 433 pages, 1 b&w photograph. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 1QDH; 3D; HBAH; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 152 x 229 x 26. Weight in Grams: 614.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Number of pages
433
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520234796
ISBN
9780520234796
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 40.99
€ 28.95

Paperback. History, political philosophy, and constitutional law were born in Athens in the space of a single generation - the generation that lived through the Peloponnesian War (431-404 BCE). This text provides an examination of this democracy transformed by war. Num Pages: 537 pages, 14 b/w illustrations, 4 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 31. Weight in Grams: 522.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Edition
New Ed
Number of pages
525
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520236851
ISBN
9780520236851
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 44.99
€ 32.28

Hardback. Provides historical narratives, detailed references, citations, and commentaries on all the Graeco-Macedonian settlements founded in the East. This book pulls together discoveries and debates from dozens of scattered archaeological and epigraphic projects, making a distinct contribution to ongoing questions and opening new avenues of inquiry. Series: Hellenistic Culture and Society. Num Pages: 440 pages, 6 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 226 x 166 x 31. Weight in Grams: 750.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Edition
F First Edition
Number of pages
440
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520273825
ISBN
9780520273825
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 95.01
€ 73.02

Hardback. In the wake of the conquests of Alexander the Great, the ancient world of the Bible the ancient Near East came under Greek rule, and in the land of Israel, time-old traditions and Greek culture met. This book discloses fresh political and economic factors. Series: Hellenistic Culture and Society. Num Pages: 568 pages, black & white tables. BIC Classification: 1QDAL; 3D; HBJF1; HBLA; HRCG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 163 x 40. Weight in Grams: 986.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
University of California Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520275584
ISBN
9780520275584
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 90.49
€ 69.68

Paperback. The Roman empire remains unique. Although Rome claimed to rule the world, it did not. This title argues that the longevity of the empire rested not on Roman military power but on a gradually realized consensus that Roman rule was justified. Series: Classics and Contemporary Thought. Num Pages: 520 pages, 7 b/w photographs. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 225 x 156 x 38. Weight in Grams: 792.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Number of pages
515
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520280168
ISBN
9780520280168
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 37.99
€ 28.12

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