Mnemosyne, Supplements, History and Archaeology of Classical Antiquity

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0169-8958

Edited by Adam M. Kemezis, University of Alberta

Urban Dreams and Realities is a collection of articles on cities in ancient cultures, both their physical and conceptual aspects. A wide range of subjects and disciplinary perspectives are represented, especially the archaeology, epigraphy and literature of the Roman Empire.
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375
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004277359
Expected: 
December 2014

László Török, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Archaeological Institute

In Herodotus in Nubia László Török offers a revision of the current Egyptological and source critical assessment of Herodotus' passages on Nubia, i.e. the Aithiopia of Greek tradition, and discusses their function in the actual narrative contexts into which they are inserted.
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368
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ISBN: 
9789004269132
Publication date: 
April 2014

John Nicols, University of Oregon

The Roman Empire of the Principate may be understood as a consortium of communities bound together by ties that were institutional and personal. Civic patrons played a central role in that process by which subjects became citizens.
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365
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ISBN: 
9789004214668
Publication date: 
December 2013

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.
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362
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004256699
Publication date: 
September 2013

Rachel Zelnick-Abramovitz, Tel-Aviv University

In Taxing Freedom Rachel Zelnick-Abramovitz examines the nature, the purpose, and the historical and economic context of payments made to the polis by manumitted slaves, as recorded in manumission inscriptions from Hellenistic and Roman Thessaly.
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361
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ISBN: 
9789004253896
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September 2013

Christian Laes Free University of Brussels, University of Antwerp, C.F. Goodey The Open University, M. Lynn Rose Truman State University

This is the first volume ever to systematically study the subject of disabilities in the Roman world. The contributors examine the topic from head to toe: mental and intellectual disability, alcoholism, visual impairment, speech disorder, hermaphroditism, monstrous births, mobility problems,...
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356
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004248311
Publication date: 
May 2013

Adam Rogers, University of Leicester

Water and Roman Urbanism provides an innovative archaeological perspective on the Roman urban experience in Britain through its focus on the cultural implications of the crucial relationship between water and settlement and the important development of this relationship over time.
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355
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ISBN: 
9789004247871
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March 2013

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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351
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ISBN: 
9789004223523
Publication date: 
November 2012

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.
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349
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004231917
Publication date: 
October 2012

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
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004224377
Publication date: 
August 2012

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