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December 2007
In this, the first comprehensive one-volume survey of the economies of classical antiquity, twenty-eight chapters summarise the current state of...
September 2007
From Cambridge University Press: "The transformation of mathematics from its ancient Greek practice to its development in the medieval Arab-speaking...
Richard P. Martin, Ulle Jalle (translator)
March 2007
Reverend Richard P. Martin teaches Greek and Roman literature at Stanford University, where he chairs the ancient Greek and ancient Roman literature...
Andrew Devine, L.D. Stephens
February 2006
Word order is not a subject anyone reading Latin can afford to ignore: apart from anything else, word order is what gets one from disjoint sentences...
Richard P. Martin, Translated by Edward McCrorie
November 2005
Homer's Odyssey, at once an exciting epic of strife and subterfuge and a deeply felt tale of love and devotion, stands at the very beginning of the...
January 2005
In the five and a half centuries since its rediscovery Tacitus' Germania has exercised an influence out of all proportion to its length. The...
September 2004
In fourth-century Greece (BCE), the debate over the nature of philosophy generated a novel claim: that the highest form of wisdom is theoria, the...
July 2004
The works translated here--the two books On the Sphere and Cylinder--were a source of great pride for Archimedes, the greatest scientist of antiquity...
Rush Rehm, R.C. Jebb
January 2004
Introduction written by Stanford's Rush Rehm.
This is one of the seven plays of...
September 2003
From Cambridge University Press:
 
"This book provides a way to understand a momentous development in human intellectual history: the phenomenon of...
April 2003
Presented in simple, yet flowing prose, Richard P. Martin delivers an accessible interpretation of the Greek myths for today's readers. Relive the...
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...
September 2000
Fall 2000 department newsletter featuring new and returning faculty, the new archaeology program at Stanford, a Memorial Resolution to Antony E....
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...

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