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January 2003
When, in the third century B.C.E., the Ptolemies became rulers in Egypt, they found themselves not only kings of a Greek population but also pharaohs...
May 2002
Personal patronage was an accepted element in the functioning of Roman society. It is usually considered to be a particularly Republican phenomenon,...
January 2002
Is "space" a thing, a container, an abstraction, a metaphor, or a social construct? This much is certain: space is part and parcel of the theater, of...
Michael Shanks, Mike Pearson
February 2001
Theatre/Archaeology is a provocative challenge to disciplinary practice and intellectual boundaries. It brings together radical proposals in both...
January 2001
In a poem written in exile, Ovid pictures his latest boon in conversation with his previous volumes, united in the bookcase containing his collected...
Andrew Devine, L.D. Stephens
January 2000
The interface between syntax and meaning, both semantic and pragmatic, has emerged as perhaps the richest and most fascinating area of current...
Richard P. Martin, Paul Muldoon (translators)
August 1999
After Aristophanestrue to the formal conventions and the spirit of Aristophanes’ comedy of 414 BC, Paul Muldoon loads his latest translation...
June 1999
Widely known as an innovative figure in contemporary archaeology, Michael Shanks has written a challenging contribution to recent debates on the...
Jody Maxmin, Michael F. Marmor, James G. Ravin
October 1996
Andrew Devine, L.D. Stephens
December 1994
The reconstruction of the prosody of a dead language is, on the face of it, an almost impossible undertaking. However, once a general theory of...
January 1994
The link between weddings and death--as found in dramas ranging from Romeo and Juliet to Lorca's Blood Wedding--plays a central role in the action of...
January 1992
Drawing on recent studies in ethnography and sociolinguistics, Richard Martin here sets forth a poetics of Homeric speeches, which he sees not merely...
January 1992
Greek Tragic Theatre is an illuminating account of how Greek tragedy worked. By analyzing how the plays were realized in performance, Rush Rehm aims...
December 1991
A beautiful gift edition of Thomas Bulfinch's classic retelling of famous myths and folk legends, with interpretive essays by Princeton classics...
Richard Saller, P.D.A. Garnsey
July 1987
During the first, stable period of the Principate (roughly from 27 BC to AD 235), when the empire reached its maximum extent, Roman society and...

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