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Edited by José Pascual, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and Maria-Foteini Papakonstantinou, 14th Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities and 24th Ephorate of Byzantine Antiquities fo Greek Ministry of Culture
This book presents the results of a major project carried out by a team from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and the 14th Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities at Lamia offering a complete picture of what Epicnemidian Locris was like in the past.
The statues of the Forum Augustum are analysed with respect to textual, archaeological and epigraphic evidence and are examined in terms of Greek and Roman influences, structure, composition and purpose. The final chapters consider later additions and the continuing impact of this group of statues.
Based on a thorough investigation of the literary and epigraphic sources, this comprehensive study presents Greek manumission as a form of social relations, rooted in concepts of freedom and dependence and reflected by the terminology and the conditions of manumission.
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 Willem Jongman and Marc Kleijwegt
What we want to know about antiquity is not something the ancients themselves could ever imagine. They never questioned the virtues of war, empire, or slavery. Writing good history exploits the benefit of hindsight. These essays do just that.
Edited by Paul McKechnie
In this collection of essays, contributors act on John Crook's injunction to 'think like lawyers' about Roman law and Rome—and also ancient Greece, Persia, and the modern world. A literary strand runs through the book alongside its legal and historical strands.
Antony G. Keen
This is a major study of Lycia in the Achaemenid Persian period, the first book-length treatment of the area's history in English. It provides major reassessments of the evidence,important for understanding the interaction of Persia and the Greeks.
Edited by W.V. Harris, Columbia University
The product of a collaboration between scientists, historians and archaeologists, this book breaks new ground in the study of the long-term interaction between environmental factors, including climate, and human beings.
Based on a thorough examination of the epigraphic, legal, and literary sources on the collegia centonariorum, this volume offers a new understanding of their origins, functions, organizations, and social and legal status in the Roman Empire from the first century BC to fourth century AD.
Carsten Hjort Lange
Focusing on the Triumviral period and the battle of Actium, this book offers a re-evaluation of Augustus’ rise to power and its presentation in propaganda and ideology.
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