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Hello All,

 

Please find below some recent acquisitions at our website www.ancientworldbooks.com

 

Thank you!

Shal

 

1. Adcock, F.E THE ROMAN ACT OF WAR UNDER THE REPUBLIC

Barnes & Noble 1995 1566199921 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Very minor Shelfwear

In five chapters titled "The Men", "The Sea", "The Land", "Foreign Policy and General Strategy", and "Generalship", he discusses the way in which the Romans used the means at their hand in the circumstances of their time. The period of the Roman Republic covered extends to the battle of Actium. ; 140 pages

Price: 30.00 USD

 

 

2. Chance, Jane & Jane Chance Nitzsche THE GENIUS FIGURE IN ANTIQUITY AND THE MIDDLE AGES

Columbia University Press 1975 0231038526 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Light Fading to letters on spine. Top corner is lightly bumped.

Genius, appears in major Latin and vernacular works of the late Middle Ages. Originally a spirit or god that survived in Roman religion for at least seven centuries, its history and significance - religious, philosophical, and literary - have not previously been examined in detail; 0.79 x 9.23 x 6.23 Inches; 201 pages

Price: 45.00 USD

 

3. Chrimes, K.M.T. ANCIENT SPARTA A Re-examination of the Evidence

Sandpiper Books 1999 0719057418 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Dustjacket is protected in mylar.

The first major work to draw on the archaeological findings from excavations of the temple at Artemis Orthia, presenting a study of Sparta in the Hellenistic and Roman periods based on epigraphical evidence. Draws conclusions on the origins of the Spartan system of physical, intellectual and social training and of the five ephors that challenge previously accepted views. ; Reprint Editions of Manchester University Press

Price: 45.00 USD

 

4. Cokayne, Karen EXPERIENCING OLD AGE IN ANCIENT ROME

Routledge 2003 0415299144 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Former owner's bookplate on flypage. Dustjacket has minor shelfwear. Top Corners and spine ends are very lightly bumped.

Old age today can be seen as a demographic timebomb or as a resource of wisdom and experience to be valued and exploited. With a unique emphasis on both the individual and society's responses, Karen Cokayne explores how ancient Rome dealt with the physical, intellectual and emotional implications of the ageing process, and asks how the Romans themselves experienced and responded to old age. Drawing on a wide range of contemporary material - written sources, inscriptions, and visual evidence - the study brings into focus universal concerns, including geriatric illness, memory loss and senility; the status and role of the old, sexuality and family relationships. ; 9.25 x 1 x 6.25 Inches; 240 pages

Price: 95.00 USD

 

5. Dale, A. M. THE LYRIC METRES OF GREEK DRAMA

Cambridge University Press 1968 0521069238 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket; Ex-library copy with usual stamps, call numbers and pocket. Dustjacket is protected in archival sheet. DJ is price-clipped.

For classical scholars and others interested in metric. ; 236 pages

Price: 90.00 USD

 

6. Harrison, Robert Pogue THE BODY OF BEATRICE

The Johns Hopkins University Press 1988 0801836808 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Dustjacket has minor shelfwear and rubbing. Light sunning to Dustjacket's spine.

A revised and elaborated version of Harrison's dissertation, it deals with medieval Italian lyric poetry, with special emphasis on Dante's early work La Vita Nuova. ; 224 pages

Price: 40.50 USD

 

7. Huxley, George Leonard GREEK EPIC POETRY From Eumelos to Panyassis

Harvard University Press 1969 057108298X Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Dustjacket has minor shelfwear and rubbing.

Poetry of the Hellenic epic tradition in the three centuries from the epoch of Homer to the ascendancy of Athens. ; 213 pages

Price: 40.00 USD

 

8. Johnston, Paul Forsythe SHIP AND BOAT MODELS IN ANCIENT GREECE

Naval Institute Press 1985 0870216287 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; DJ has tear to top of front panel near spine. Dustjacket and book have minor shelfwear and rubbing.

This investigation of ancient Greek watercraft models is the first comprehensive guide available to these rare artifacts. It includes every ship and boat model known to exist today from each of the five periods of Greek antiquity. Primary reference for archaeologists, ship historians, and ancient history buffs. ; 187 pages

Price: 45.00 USD

 

9. Reger, Gary REGIONALISM AND CHANGE IN THE ECONOMY OF INDEPENDENT DELOS 314-167 B. C.

University of California Press 1994 0520084608 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Dustjacket has minor shelfwear and rubbing. Adhesive stains to dustjacket.

Gary Reger's highly original book applies modern statistical analysis to the detailed inscriptions at the Temple of Apollo on Delos. These inscriptions, discovered during excavations in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, provide a wealth of information about the business and economic enterprises of the island from 314 to167 B. C. Reger examines the abundant data from the inscriptions and seeks patterns in the production and use of commodities (olive oil, pigs, firewood, barley, wheat) and in fluctuations in rents for real estate. Linking the island's economic history to the larger political scene, he offers a trenchant and overdue argument for an analysis of the Delian economy as a regional phenomenon, notas others have seen itas a center of international exchange.; Hellenistic Culture and Society; 1.47 x 9.28 x 6.32 Inches; 396 pages; Gary Reger's highly original book applies modern statistical analysis to the detailed inscriptions at the Temple of Apollo on Delos. These inscriptions, discovered during excavations in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, provide a wealth of information about the business and economic enterprises of the island from 314 to 167 B. C. Reger examines the abundant data from the inscriptions and seeks patterns in the production and use of commodities (olive oil, pigs, firewood, barley, wheat) and in fluctuations in rents for real estate. Linking the island's economic history to the larger political scene, he offers a trenchant and overdue argument for an analysis of the Delian economy as a regional phenomenon, notas others have seen itas a center of international exchange.

Price: 38.00 USD

 

10. Sherman, Nancy STOIC WARRIORS The Ancient Philosophy Behind The Military Mind

Oxford University Press 2005 0195152166 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket

AYou don't need a working knowledge of the writings of Cicero, Aristotle, Seneca, Epictetus and Marcus Aurelius to appreciate this well-researched, in-depth treatise on the history of stoicism in the military

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