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This volume provides a new analysis of the Greek traditions with regard to Xerxes' expedition, offering novel views on the naval factors influencing Persian policies, on Persian naval strength, on the operations culminating in the battle of Salamis, and on the battle itself.
Edited by Kathryn Lomas
This collection of essays, in honour of Professor B.B. Shefton, provides an innovative exploration of the culture of the Greek colonies of the Western Mediterranean, their relations with their non-Greek neigbours, and the evolution of distinctive regional identities.
John D. Grainger
The first detailed examination of the collison of Rome and the Seleukid kingdom which ended in the battle of Magnesia, 189 BC, provides a case study in ancient diplomacy and war.
Edited by Vanessa B. Gorman and Eric W. Robinson
This Festschrift offers a range of essays in ancient Greek and Roman history, mirroring the diverse abilities of the honoree, A. J. Graham. Topics include colonization, constitutional history, and military history.
A pioneering comparative and multidisciplinary study of the relationship between disease and demography, this book breaks new ground in reconstructing the evolution of mortality patterns, age structure and population density in premodern Egypt.
This book contains all the papers on Greek Colonization published by A. J. Graham over the last forty years. In addition, it includes one new paper, not previously published, entitled 'Thasian Controversies'.
Patricia A. Watson
This is the first full-length study of the stepmother in antiquity. Making use of Graeco-Roman sources as well as modern studies of the stepfamily, it demonstrates how the literary stereotype of the stepmother reflects both real-life circumstances and misogynistic prejudice.
Sara Elise Phang
Roman soldiers were forbidden to marry during service; many formed de facto families. This book analyzes the evidence for this ban; the social and legal history of the soldiers' families; and the marriage ban as policy and as cultural formation.
Edited by Lukas de Blois and Elio Lo Cascio, with the aid of Olivier Hekster and Gerda de Kleijn
This sixth volume of the network Impact of Empire offers a comprehensive reading on the economic, political, religious and cultural impact of Roman military forces on the regions that were dominated by the Roman Empire.
Edited by Joseph Roisman
The book deals with central issues of Alexander’s reign including his depiction in ancient literature and art, his treatment of Greeks, Macedonians, and Asians, the military, political, social and cultural aspects of his campaign, and his legacy in ancient philosophy as well as in modern Balkan ...
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