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May 2018
Alexandria was the greatest of the new cities founded by Alexander the Great as his armies swept eastward. It was ruled by his successors, the...
April 2018
This groundbreaking book provides the first comprehensive look at how the latest advances in the sciences are transforming our understanding of...
Anastasia-Erasmia Peponi, Edited by Tom Phillips and Armand D'Angour
March 2018
 
Examines the specific effects that musical accompaniment would have created in individual poems, opening up an understudied topic in contemporary...
March 2018

Building on numerous original close readings of works by Homer, Hesiod, and other ancient Greek poets, Richard P. Martin articulates a broad and...
Anastasia-Erasmia Peponi, Edited by Stavros Frangoulidis / Stephen Harrison
March 2018
Inspired by Theodore Papanghelis’ Propertius: A Hellenistic Poet on Love and Death (1987), this collective volume brings together seventeen...
January 2018
Well-known as a brilliant general and politician, Caesar also played a fundamental role in the formation of the Latin literary language and history...
August 2017
How have ancient Greece and Rome intersected with South African histories? This book canvasses architecture, literature, visual arts and historical...
July 2017
What did democracy mean before liberalism? What are the consequences for our lives today? Combining history with political theory, this book restores...
June 2017
This is the second volume of the first fully-fledged English translation of the works of Archimedes - antiquity's greatest scientist and one of the...
June 2017
 
In ancient Greece the art of the Muses (mousike) combined word, music and dance; dance was a central component of cultural and of civic,...
March 2017
Authorship and Greek Song is a collection of papers dealing with various aspects of authorship in the song culture of Ancient Greece. In this...
Walter Scheidel, John Bodel
January 2017


On Human Bondage—a critical reexamination of Orlando Patterson’s groundbreaking Slavery and Social Death—assesses how his theories have stood...
January 2017
Are mass violence and catastrophes the only forces that can seriously decrease economic inequality? To judge by thousands of years of history, the...
Leonardo Cazzadori, Stephen Sansom, Christian Mann, Sofie Remijsen, Sebastian Scharff
December 2016
This is the first book on athletics in the Hellenistic era, with 16 contributions covering a range of historical, archaeological and philological...
December 2016
From the publisher:
This is an engaging introduction which explores the latest thinking about Classical mythology, the history of interpreting myths...
July 2016
Understanding Greek Tragic Theatre, a revised edition of Greek Tragic Theatre(1992), is intended for those interested in how Greek tragedy...
May 2016
The Look of Lyric: Greek Song and the Visual addresses the various modes of interaction between ancient Greek lyric poetry and the visual arts as...
March 2016
Richard P. Martin, " Greek myths at Dion: divine family in the human landscape," in the volume Gods and Mortals at Olympus: Ancient Dion, City of...
October 2015
This book studies several aspects of Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda's translation of Aristotle's Politics (Book I) and his commentaries.  The book...
September 2015
Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are considered kindred religions-holding ancestral heritages and monotheistic belief in common-but there are...

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