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Houses and Society in Pompeii and Herculaneum

by Andrew Wallace-Hadrill Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
07/1996
ISBN:
9780691029092
Format:
Pb+ 264 pages

Few sources reveal the life of the ancient Romans as vividly as do the houses preserved by the eruption of Vesuvius. Wealthy Romans...

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Ancient Egyptian Literature: Volume II: The New Kingdom

by Miriam Lichtheim and Hans-W Fischer-Elfert University of California Press
Pub Date:
02/2006
ISBN:
9780520248434
Format:
Pbk 264 pages

First published in 1973 and followed by Volume II in 1976 and Volume III in 1980 this anthology has assumed classic status in...

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Ancient Egyptian Literature: Volume I: The Old and Middle Kingdoms

by Miriam Lichtheim, Antonio Lopriano, Hans-W Fischer-Elfert and Joseph G Manning University of California Press
Pub Date:
02/2006
ISBN:
9780520248427
Format:
Pbk 300 pages

First published in 1973 and followed by Volume II in 1976 and Volume III in 1980 this anthology has assumed classic status in...

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On the Nature of Things: De (POD)

by Lucretius Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
06/1995
ISBN:
9780801850554
Format:
Pbk 312 pages

Titus Lucretius Carus was probably born in the early first century B.C., and died in the year 55. Little is known of his life,...

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Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature

by Walter Bauer University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
01/1979
ISBN:
9780226039336
Format:
Hbk 1188 pages

Described as an ''invaluable reference work'' (Classical Philology) and ''a tool indispensable for the study of early Christian...

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Chinese Mythology: An Introduction

by Anne M Birrell Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
04/1999
ISBN:
9780801861833
Format:
Pbk 344 pages

In Chinese Mythology, Anne Birrell provides English translations of some 300 representative myth narratives selected from over...

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Amazons: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women across the Ancient World

by Adrienne Mayor Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
02/2016
ISBN:
9780691170275
Format:
Pb+ 544 pages

2015 Silver Medal Winner in World History, Independent Publisher Book Awards Selected for American Scientist’s Science...

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Fate of Rome: Climate, Disease, and the End of an Empire

by Kyle Harper Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
03/2019
ISBN:
9780691192062
Format:
Pb+ 440 pages

How climate change and disease helped to bring down the Roman Empire Here is the monumental retelling of one of the...

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Laughter in Ancient Rome: On Joking, Tickling, and Cracking Up

by Mary Beard University of California Press
Pub Date:
07/2015
ISBN:
9780520287587
Format:
Pb+ 336 pages

What made the Romans laugh? Was ancient Rome a carnival, filled with practical jokes and hearty chuckles? Or was it a carefully...

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Ancestor of the West: Writing, Reasoning, and Religion in Mesopotamia, Elam, and Greece

by Jean Bottero, Clarisse Herrenschmidt and Jean-Pierre Vernant University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
06/2003
ISBN:
9780226067162
Format:
Pb+ 208 pages

With Ancestor of the West, three distinguished French historians reveal the story of the birth of writing and reason, demonstrating...

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Religion in Ancient Mesopotamia

by Jean Bottero University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
07/2004
ISBN:
9780226067186
Format:
Pb+ 260 pages

One of the world's foremost experts on Assyriology, Jean Bottéro has studied the religion of ancient Mesopotamia for more than...

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Rise and Fall of Classical Greece

by Josiah Ober Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
09/2016
ISBN:
9780691173146
Format:
Pb+ 448 pages

Lord Byron described Greece as great, fallen, and immortal, a characterization more apt than he knew. Through most of its long...

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Civilizations of Ancient Iraq

by Benjamin R Foster and Karen Polinger Foster Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
05/2011
ISBN:
9780691149974
Format:
Pb+ 312 pages

In Civilizations of Ancient Iraq, Benjamin and Karen Foster tell the fascinating story of ancient Mesopotamia from the earliest...

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Antiquity Matters

by Frederic Raphael Yale University Press
Pub Date:
11/2017
ISBN:
9780300215373
Format:
Hbk 376 pages

A sharp, often surprising, view of the classical world by a major classics scholar at Cambridge and author of The Glittering Prizes This...

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Odyssey: A New Translation by Peter Green

by Homer University of California Press
Pub Date:
03/2019
ISBN:
9780520303362
Format:
Pb+ 536 pages

The Odyssey is vividly captured and beautifully paced in this swift and lucid new translation by acclaimed scholar and translator...

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