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Paradise Earned: The Bacchic-Orphic Gold Lamellae of Crete

by Yannis Tzifopoulos Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
09/2010
ISBN:
9780674023796
Format:
Pbk 384 pages

This is a study of the twelve small gold lamellae from Crete that were tokens for entrance into a golden afterlife: the deceased...

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King of Sacrifice: Ritual and Royal Authority in the Iliad

by Sarah Hitch Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
12/2009
ISBN:
9780674025929
Format:
Pbk 0 pages

Descriptions of animal sacrifice in Homer offer us some of the most detailed accounts of this attempt at communication between...

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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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Sappho in the Making: The Early Reception

by Dimitrios Yatromanolakis Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
03/2008
ISBN:
9780674026865
Format:
Pbk 442 pages

This book offers the first interdisciplinary and in-depth study of the cultural practices and ideological paradigms that conditioned...

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Californian Hymn to Homer

by Timothy Pepper, Curtis Dozier, David Larsen, Rodney Merrill, Jack Mitchell and Dan Sofaer Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
01/2011
ISBN:
9780674036055
Format:
Pbk 250 pages

Much as an ancient hymnist carries a familiar subject into new directions of song, the contributors to A Californian Hymn to Homer...

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Multitextuality in the Homeric Iliad: The Witness of Ptolemaic Papyri

by Graeme D Bird Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
11/2010
ISBN:
9780674053236
Format:
Pbk 200 pages

Graeme Bird examines a small group of early papyrus manuscripts of Homer's Iliad, known as the Ptolemaic papyri, which, although...

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Tragedy, Authority, and Trickery: The Poetics of Embedded Letters in Josephus

by Ryan S Olson Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
09/2010
ISBN:
9780674053373
Format:
Pbk 225 pages

To prove his sonsa treachery, Herod embellished a letter. To certify his history of Vespasianas Judaean campaign, Josephus marshaled...

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Kleos in a Minor Key: The Homeric Education of a Little Prince

by J C B Petropoulos Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
06/2011
ISBN:
9780674055926
Format:
Pbk 186 pages

As scholars have remarked, the word kleos in the Iliad and the Odyssey alike refers to something more substantive and complex...

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Imperial Geographies in Byzantine and Ottoman Space

by Sahar Bazzaz, Yota Batsaki, Dimiter Angelov, Antonis Anastasopoulos and Mevhibe Pinar Emiralioalu Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
02/2013
ISBN:
9780674066625
Format:
Pbk 282 pages

Imperial Geographies in Byzantine and Ottoman Space opens new and insightful vistas on the nexus between empire and geography....

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Loving Humanity, Learning, and Being Honored: The Foundations of Leadership in Xenophon's Education of Cyrus

by Norman B Sandridge Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
09/2012
ISBN:
9780674067028
Format:
Pbk 148 pages

Xenophon is generally thought to have done his best theorizing on leadership through his portrayal of Cyrus the Great, the first...

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Canon: The Original One Hundred and Fifty-Four Poems

by Constantine Cavafy, Stratis Haviaras and Seamus Heaney Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
11/2007
ISBN:
9780674025868
Format:
Pbk 465 pages

This volume of 154 poems by Constantine Cavafy is the entire body of work by the artist widely considered a master of modern Greek...

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Politics of Ethnicity and the Crisis of the Peloponnesian League

by Peter Funke, Nino Luraghi, K Freitag, M Giangiulio, Catherine Morgan and R Parker Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
08/2009
ISBN:
9780674031999
Format:
Pbk 375 pages

The crisis of Spartan power in the first half of the fourth century has been connected to Spartan inability to manage the hegemony...

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New Sappho on Old Age: Textual and Philosophical Issues

by Ellen Greene, Dirk Obbink, Jurgen Hammerstaedt, Lowell Edmunds, Deborah Boedeker, Joel Lidov and Eva Stehle et al Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
03/2010
ISBN:
9780674032958
Format:
Pbk 250 pages

The world has long wished for more of Sapphoas poetry, which exists mostly in tantalizing fragments. So the apparent recovery...

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Dialoguing in Late Antiquity

by Averil Cameron Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
05/2014
ISBN:
9780674428355
Format:
Pbk 98 pages

Christians talked, debated, and wrote dialogues in late antiquity and on throughout Byzantium. Some were philosophical, others...

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Divine Yet Human Epics: Reflections of Poetic Rulers from Ancient Greece and India

by Shubha Pathak Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
09/2014
ISBN:
9780674726758
Format:
Pbk 222 pages

The central character of Divine Yet Human Epics is the developing conception of epic itself. Its story unfolds as the ancient...

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