The Policy of Darius and Xerxes towards Thrace and Macedonia

Miroslav Ivanov Vasilev, Troyan (Bulgaria)

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€120,00
$152.00
ISBN13: 
9789004282148
E-ISBN: 
9789004282155
Publication Date: 
February 2015
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Hardback
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xii, 260 pp.
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2352-8656
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379

Edited by Olga Tellegen-Couperus.

Drawing on epigraphic, legal, literary, and numismatic sources, this book reveals how, in the Roman Republic, law and religion interacted to serve the same purpose, the continued growth and consolidation of Rome’s power.
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336
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004218505
E-ISBN: 
9789004219205
Publication date: 
November 2011
€114,00
$139.00

Edited by Elizabeth Minchin

This ninth Orality and Literacy volume considers oral composition, performance, reception, and the mutual interplay between oral performance and written text. Authors under consideration are Homer, Hesiod, Plato, Isocrates, orators of the Second Sophistic, and Proclus. Cross-cultural studies are...
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Volume: 
335
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004217744
E-ISBN: 
9789004217751
Publication date: 
December 2011
€125,00
$151.00

by Timothy S. Johnson.

By examining the relationship of the iambic tradition with ritual, this book studies how Horace’s Epodes are more than partisan (consolidating Octavian’s victory by projecting hostilities onto powerless others) but a meta-partisan project (forming fractured entities into a diversified unity).
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334
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004215238
E-ISBN: 
9789004216037
Publication date: 
November 2011
€138,00
$167.00

Paul Curtis

This monograph focuses solely on the Stesichoros’s Geryoneis. The main feature to the book is its full-length commentary. As well as providing a detailed analysis on the poet’s language and style, the song is considered in its wider religious context.
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Volume: 
333
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004207677
E-ISBN: 
9789004214200
Publication date: 
September 2011
€113,00
$137.00

edited by A.P.M.H. Lardinois, J.H. Blok and M.G.M. van der Poel

Surveying the variety of ways in which written texts and oral discourse were involved in ancient religions, the contributions to this volume show that oral and written forms were intricately connected in both Greek and Roman state and private religions.
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Volume: 
332
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004194120
E-ISBN: 
9789004214217
Publication date: 
June 2011
€170,00
$205.00

Iris Sulimani

Examining Diodorus Siculus’ historiographical methods and his representation of mythical culture-heroes, this study demonstrates the significant contribution of the author’s first pentad to his universal history and its importance as a supplement to our perception of Hellenistic civilization.
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Volume: 
331
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004194069
E-ISBN: 
9789004210103
Publication date: 
April 2011
€166,00
$201.00

Jacqueline Klooster

Concentrating on the interaction between contemporary Hellenistic poets, this book attempts to chart the complex dynamics of Alexandrian poetical imitation and reception in the light of poetical self-positioning.
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Volume: 
330
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004202290
E-ISBN: 
9789004210097
Publication date: 
March 2011
€128,00
$155.00

Edited by Roy K. Gibson and Ruth Morello

Pliny's Naturalis Historia is a sophisticated encyclopaedia of the riches of the ancient world. The contributors to the present volume represent and join a new generation of critics who have begun to examine the dominant motifs which give shape to the work.
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Volume: 
329
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004202344
E-ISBN: 
9789004210073
Publication date: 
April 2011
€123,00
$148.00

Edited by Pierre Destrée and Fritz-Gregor Herrmann

The nineteen essays presented here aim to illuminate the ways poetry and the poets are discussed by Plato throughout his writing career. As well as throwing new light on old topics, such as mimesis and poetic inspiration, the volume introduces fresh approaches to Plato’s philosophy of poetry and...
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Volume: 
328
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004201293
E-ISBN: 
9789004201835
Publication date: 
March 2011
€188,00
$228.00

Mary Stieber

This first in-depth account of Euripides' relationship with the visual arts demonstrates how frequently the tragedian used language to visual effect, whether through allusion or actual references to objects, motifs built around real or imaginary objects, or the use of technical terminology.
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Volume: 
327
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004189065
E-ISBN: 
9789004201149
Publication date: 
December 2010
€193,00
$234.00

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