Historical Commentary on Herodotus Book 6

Lionel Scott

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€209,00
$253.00
ISBN13: 
9789004145061
Publication Date: 
August 2005
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Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xiv, 722 pp.
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Main Series: 
ISSN: 
0169-8958
Volume: 
268

Edited by George W. M. Harrison, Concordia University, and Vayos Liapis, Open University of Cyprus

Drawing on insights from various disciplines (philology, archaeology, art) as well as from performance and reception studies, this volume shows how a heightened awareness of performance can enhance our appreciation of Greek and Roman theatre.
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Volume: 
353
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004244573
E-ISBN: 
9789004245457
Publication date: 
March 2013
€204,00
$257.00

Andrzej Wypustek, University of Wrocław

In The Privileges of Death: Images of Immortality in Verse Inscriptions of the Hellenistic and Greco-Roman Periods Andrzej Wypustek provides a study of various forms of poetic heroization that became increasingly widespread in Greek funerary epigram in the 1st-3rd centuries AD.
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Volume: 
352
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004233188
E-ISBN: 
9789004233201
Publication date: 
November 2012
€108,00
$136.00

James Beresford, Lahore University

A comprehensive examination of the effects of the shifting seasons on maritime trade, warfare and piracy during antiquity, this book overturns many long-held assumptions concerning the capabilities of Graeco-Roman ships and sailors.
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Volume: 
351
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004223523
E-ISBN: 
9789004241947
Publication date: 
November 2012
€148,00
$186.00

Edited by Ineke Sluiter and Ralph M. Rosen

Thinking about sensory experiences and evaluating human artifacts is an important part of Western European cultural and intellectual history. This book investigates from different perspectives the origins of this practice and the rich discourse of aesthetic value in classical antiquity.
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Volume: 
350
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004231672
E-ISBN: 
9789004232822
Publication date: 
September 2012
€186,00
$225.00

Edited by A.G.G.Gibson, University of St Andrews

The representation, and retention, of power was a critical issue for the princeps and his subjects, and the contributors provide fresh political and literary analysis of aspects of the principates of Augustus, Tiberius Claudius and Nero.
Series: 
Volume: 
349
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004231917
E-ISBN: 
9789004235847
Publication date: 
October 2012
€102,00
$128.00

Edited by Fiona Hobden and Christopher Tuplin

The fourth century author Xenophon -- historian, philosopher, man of action – produced an output notable for diversity of content and consistency of moral outlook. This book explores some of the ethical and historical dimensions of this oeuvre.
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Volume: 
348
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004224377
E-ISBN: 
9789004234192
Publication date: 
August 2012
€257,00
$309.00

Giorgos Papantoniou, Trinity College, Dublin

By focusing on religion, this monograph represents the first extended attempt to explore how the socio-cultural infrastructure of Cyprus was affected by the transition from segmented administration by many Cypriot kings to the island-wide government by a foreign Ptolemaic correspondent.
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Volume: 
347
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004224353
E-ISBN: 
9789004233805
Publication date: 
October 2012
€185,00
$231.00

Gregson Davis, New York University

The poet-herdsmen of Vergil’s Eclogues employ differing strategies for coping with acute loss, whether external (e.g. land dispossession) or internal (amatory rejection). The interplay of ideas latent in several of their songs is typically framed in terms of Epicurean concepts.
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Volume: 
346
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004233089
E-ISBN: 
9789004233256
Publication date: 
August 2012
€105,00
$126.00

Timothy A. Joseph, The College of the Holy Cross

This book considers the Roman historian Tacitus’ (c. 55 – c. 120 C.E.) use of the language and narrative techniques of the epic poets, in particular Virgil and Lucan, for his presentation of the Roman civil wars of 68–70 C.E. in the Histories.
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Volume: 
345
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004229044
E-ISBN: 
9789004231283
Publication date: 
July 2012
€114,00
$139.00

Florence Yoon, University of British Columbia

This book examines the substantial role played by invented anonymous figures in the transformation of traditional mythological heroes into the unique dramatic characters of Greek Tragedy.
Series: 
Volume: 
344
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004229037
E-ISBN: 
9789004233430
Publication date: 
July 2012
€109,00
$132.00

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