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War and Society in the Ancient and Medieval Worlds: Asia, The Mediterranean, Europe, and Mesoamerica

by Kurt A Raaflaub, Nathan Rosenstein, Bernard S Bachrach, Pierre Briant, Brian Campbell, Patricia Crone et al Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
10/2001
ISBN:
9780674006591
Format:
Pbk 496 pages

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Ancient Perceptions of Greek Ethnicity

by Irad Malkin, Carla M Antonaccio, Beth Cohen, Erich S Gruen, Jonathan M Hall and David Konstan Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
09/2001
ISBN:
9780674006621
Format:
Hbk 440 pages

This book is a study of the variable perceptions of Greek collective identity, discussing ancient categories such as blood- and...

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Recapturing a Homeric Legacy: Images and Insights from the Venetus A Manuscript of the Iliad

by Casey Dué, Marino Zorzi, Susy Marcon, Graeme D Bird, Christopher W Blackwell and Mary Ebbott et al Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
08/2009
ISBN:
9780674032026
Format:
Hbk 196 pages

Marcianus Graecus Z. 454 , known to Homeric scholars as the Venetus A, is the oldest complete text of the Iliad in existence,...

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Matrices of Genre: Authors, Canons, and Society

by Mary Depew and Dirk Obbink Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
12/2000
ISBN:
9780674003385
Format:
Hbk 352 pages

The literary genres given shape by the writers of classical antiquity are central to our own thinking about the various forms...

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Priene 2ed

by Nikos A Dontas and Kleopatra Ferla Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
02/2006
ISBN:
9780674012721
Format:
Hbk 0 pages

The Ionian city of Priene, the most extensively excavated Hellenistic city in western Asia Minor, was in its day a model of town...

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Pointing at the Past: From Formula to Performance in Homeric Poetics

by Egbert J Bakker Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
01/2006
ISBN:
9780674019553
Format:
Pbk 224 pages

Epic is not only a nostalgic memory of a remote past, but also, as performance, a deliberate act in the present. In fact, as this...

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Ritual and Performativity: The Chorus in Old Comedy

by Anton Bierl and Alexander Hollmann Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
02/2010
ISBN:
9780674023734
Format:
Pbk 0 pages

In this groundbreaking study, Anton Bierl uses recent approaches in literary and cultural studies to investigate the chorus of...

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Epic City: Urbanism, Utopia, and the Garden in Ancient Greece and Rome

by Annette L Giesecke Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
11/2007
ISBN:
9780674023741
Format:
Pbk 0 pages

As Greek and Trojan forces battled in the shadow of Troy's wall, Hephaistos created a wondrous, ornately decorated shield for...

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Genos Dikanikon: Amateur and Professional Speech in the Courtrooms of Classical Athens

by Victor Bers Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
10/2009
ISBN:
9780674032033
Format:
Pbk 160 pages

Under the Athenian democracy, litigants were expected to speak for themselves, though they could memorize a speech written for...

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Hippota Nestor

by Douglas Frame Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
03/2010
ISBN:
9780674032903
Format:
Pbk 600 pages

This book is about the Homeric figure Nestor. This study is important because it reveals a level of deliberate irony in the Homeric...

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Homer the Classic

by Gregory Nagy Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
02/2010
ISBN:
9780674033269
Format:
Pbk 650 pages

Homer the Classic is about the reception of Homeric poetry from the fifth through the first century BCE. The study of this reception...

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Pindar's Verbal Art: An Ethnographic Study of Epinician Style

by James Bradley Wells Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
02/2010
ISBN:
9780674036277
Format:
Pbk 250 pages

In Pindaras Verbal Art, James Bradley Wells argues that the victory song is a traditional art form that appealed to a popular...

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Plato's Rhapsody and Homer's Music: The Poetics of the Panathenaic Festival in Classical Athens

by Gregory Nagy Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
12/2002
ISBN:
9780674009639
Format:
Pbk 136 pages

The festival of the Panathenaia, held in Athens every summer to celebrate the birthday of the city's goddess, Athena, was the...

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Embroidered with Gold, Strung with Pearls: The Traditional Ballads of Bosnian Women

by Aida Vidan Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
06/2003
ISBN:
9780674011076
Format:
Pbk 0 pages

Bosnian traditional ballads have intrigued many by their beauty and eloquence, from Goethe's poetic interest in them in the eighteenth...

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Concordia Discors: Eros and Dialogue in Classical Athenian Literature

by Andrew Scholtz Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
02/2008
ISBN:
9780674025981
Format:
Pbk 174 pages

Writing to a friend, Horace describes the man as fascinated by 'the discordant harmony of the cosmos, its purpose and power.'...

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