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Classical Greek & Roman archaeology books

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Recently Published

Roman Portugal by J.de Alarcao Roman Portugal


Format: Paperback - Released: 18/04/2018

Greek Federal Terminology by Jacek Rzepka Greek Federal Terminology

This is a study of the vocabulary which the Greeks used to speak about states different from the polis (city-state). In pursuit of specifically federalist language Rzepka examines the inscriptions testifying to the working of Greek leagues and the life...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/04/2018

Material Approaches to Roman Magic Occult Objects and Supernatural Substances by Adam Parker Material Approaches to Roman Magic Occult Objects and Supernatural Substances

The magical practices of the Roman world are explored in this second volume in the new TRAC Themes in Roman Archaeology series. Contributors from the worlds of museums, small finds studies, commercial archaeology and academia focus on the materiality of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/04/2018

Armes, Armement et Contexte Funeraire dans la Macedoine Hellenistique Avec un appendice sur les trouvailles d'armes relatives a l'archaisme et aux debuts de l'epoque classique en Macedoine & sur ses c by Pierre Juhel, Dorota Sakowicz, Paul Morillon Armes, Armement et Contexte Funeraire dans la Macedoine Hellenistique Avec un appendice sur les trouvailles d'armes relatives a l'archaisme et aux debuts de l'epoque classique en Macedoine & sur ses c
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This work (in French) constitutes an exhaustive catalogue raisonne of weapons, in tabular form, found in funerary contexts throughout the territory of Ancient Macedonia in the Hellenistic period. The results shed a new light not only on the weaponry of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/04/2018

Dea Senuna by Ralph Jackson, Gilbert Burleigh Dea Senuna
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The hoard of Roman-British temple treasure discovered at Ashwell in 2002, provides fascinating new insights into the ritual of Roman religion
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/04/2018

The Palaces of Crete by James Walter Graham The Palaces of Crete

A desire to recreate Minoan palaces, villas, and houses of the Late Bronze Age inspired the author of this book to undertake an eight year research program that has radically modified our conception of the appearance of Cretan dwellings. He...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/04/2018

Morgantina Studies, Volume IV The Protohistoric Settlement on the Cittadella by Robert Leighton Morgantina Studies, Volume IV The Protohistoric Settlement on the Cittadella

Excavations conducted at Morgantina by Princeton University and the University of Illinois have revealed substantial Iron Age remains beneath the Greek town on the Cittadella hilltop. In this volume Robert Leighton presents a full study of this extensive protohistoric settlement...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/04/2018

Kommos: An Excavation on the South Coast of Crete, Volume I, Part I The Kommos Region and Houses of the Minoan Town. Part I: The Kommos Region, Ecology, and Minoan Industries by Joseph W. Shaw Kommos: An Excavation on the South Coast of Crete, Volume I, Part I The Kommos Region and Houses of the Minoan Town. Part I: The Kommos Region, Ecology, and Minoan Industries

Kommos, located on the south coast of Crete, is widely known for its important sanctuary of the Greek period. and for its earlier role as a major Minoan harbortown. Volumes II and III of this series on the results of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/04/2018

Crete by Leland G. Allbaugh Crete

This case study of an underdeveloped area was carried out by the Rockefeller Foundation in an effort to discover what kinds of assistance can be usefully given to underdeveloped areas and in what ways. It is hoped that the results...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/04/2018

Cacus and Marsyas in Etrusco-Roman Legend. (PMAA-44), Volume 44 by Jocelyn Penny Small Cacus and Marsyas in Etrusco-Roman Legend. (PMAA-44), Volume 44

This book discusses how Greek and South Italian vase paintings of the musical contest between Apollo and Marsyas became the model for Etruscan representations of Cacus ambushed by the Vibennae brothers, two Etruscan heroes of the sixth century B.C. The...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/04/2018

The Palace of Nestor at Pylos in Western Messenia, Vol. 1 The Buildings and Their Contents by Carl William Blegen The Palace of Nestor at Pylos in Western Messenia, Vol. 1 The Buildings and Their Contents

Homer's King Nestor of sandy Pylas passes from legend into history in this first volume of the report of excavations on a hill called Englianos in Messenia, conducted by the Archaeological Expedition of the University of Cincinnati. The palace with...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/04/2018

The Palace of Nestor at Pylos in Western Messenia, Vol. II The Frescoes by Mabel L. Lang The Palace of Nestor at Pylos in Western Messenia, Vol. II The Frescoes

From thousands of fragments of plaster the author has assembled clues to the scheme of the wall painting in this royal palace destroyed by fire at the end of the thirteenth century B.C. Originally published in 1969. The Princeton Legacy...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/04/2018

Roman Forts in Britain by Paul Bidwell Roman Forts in Britain

The history of Roman forts in Britain
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/04/2018

The Roman Campagna in Classical Times by Thomas Ashby The Roman Campagna in Classical Times

This 1927 book provides a guide to the visible remains of Roman buildings in the low-lying countryside of the Campagna.
Format: Paperback - Released: 00/04/2018

The Archaeology of Lydia, from Gyges to Alexander by Christopher H. (Boston University) Roosevelt The Archaeology of Lydia, from Gyges to Alexander

Christopher Roosevelt provides the first overview of the regional archaeology of Lydia in western Turkey.
Format: Hardback - Released: 00/04/2018

Coming Soon

Journal of Roman Pottery Studies Volume 17 by Steven Wallis Journal of Roman Pottery Studies Volume 17

The Journal of Roman Pottery Studies is a renowned resource for latest research into all aspects of Roman ceramics and has a wide readership throughout Europe and beyond.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/04/2018

Clash of Cultures? The Romano-British Period in the West Midlands by Roger White Clash of Cultures? The Romano-British Period in the West Midlands

This volume presents the results of a major archaeological resource assessment of the Roman period in Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire Warwickshire, and Worcestershire, exploring a series of themes by county and region and tracing the history of Roman occupation in the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/04/2018

The Historical Greek Village by Brice L. Erickson The Historical Greek Village

This volume presents the Protogeometric through Hellenistic material (ca. 970-175 B.C.) from ASCSA excavations conducted in the 1950s at Lerna in the Argolid, one of the most important prehistoric sites in Greece. This study not only gives scholars greater insight...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/04/2018

Hellenistic Pottery The Fine Wares by Sarah A. James Hellenistic Pottery The Fine Wares

This volume is a long-awaited and much-needed addition to the Corinth series because the new Panayia Field chronology firmly dates Corinthian Hellenistic pottery. The significance of this work is not limited to ancient Corinth, but will be relevant for scholars...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/04/2018

Estudios para la configuracio? n de las facies cera? micas altoimperiales en el Sur de la Peni? nsula Ibe? rica by P. Ruiz Montes Estudios para la configuracio? n de las facies cera? micas altoimperiales en el Sur de la Peni? nsula Ibe? rica

An exploration of the economy and trade in the South of the Iberian Peninsula during the High Roman Empire, focussing on the study of ceramic contexts in several market places and consumption centres located in the region.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2018

Prostitutes and Matrons in the Roman World by Anise K. (Western Michigan University) Strong Prostitutes and Matrons in the Roman World

From streetwalkers in the Roman Forum to imperial concubines, Roman prostitutes defined what it meant to be a 'bad girl'.
Format: Hardback - Released: 00/05/2018

Mycenaean Greece, Mediterranean Commerce, and the Formation of Identity by Bryan E. (Wellesley College, Massachusetts) Burns Mycenaean Greece, Mediterranean Commerce, and the Formation of Identity
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A new understanding of the effects of Mediterranean trade on Mycenaean Greece, which considers the possibilities represented by the traded objects themselves.
Format: Paperback - Released: 00/05/2018

Trademarks on Greek Vases by A.W. Johnston Trademarks on Greek Vases

This work comprises a catalogue of marks designed to include all those that appear more than once on decorated Attic vases (for the partial exclusion of Attic glazed vases) as well as a complete lists of those on vases of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/05/2018

Pamukkale (Hierapolis) by S. Turkoglu Pamukkale (Hierapolis)

Includes: The incredible Mineral Springs ; The Temples, Ruins, Theatres ; The City Walls, the Byzantine gate, the Main Street, Roman Baths, and Necropolis ; Laodicea and the Historical Ruins .
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/05/2018

The Roman Villa in the Mediterranean Basin Late Republic to Late Antiquity by Annalisa (University of Reading) Marzano The Roman Villa in the Mediterranean Basin Late Republic to Late Antiquity

Examines the history, architecture, and impact of Roman villas across the Mediterranean, from their origins to the collapse of the Roman Empire.
Format: Hardback - Released: 00/06/2018

Other books in this genre

From the Foundations to the Legacy of Minoan Archaeology Studies in Honour of Professor Keith Branigan by Maria Relaki From the Foundations to the Legacy of Minoan Archaeology Studies in Honour of Professor Keith Branigan

Sixteen leading scholars in Minoan archaeology discuss how our understanding of Minoan society and settlement patterns has developed through the examination of many aspects of material culture, mortuary practices, field survey and osteoarchaeological analysis.
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/03/2018

Ephesus The Metropolis of Antique Age by H. Cimrin Ephesus The Metropolis of Antique Age

* Plans, Temples, Monuments, the Stadium, the Theatre, the Gymnasium * Museums, Christian remains and Churches * The Latrines, the Brothels and the Library * Maps, and Reconstructions
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/03/2018

Art and History of Pompeii by Monica Bonechi Art and History of Pompeii

* 170 colour photographs, and 20 reconstructions * A story of Pompeii, the eyewitness account of Pliny in AD 70 * Eruption of Vesuvius and the devastation caused, and the incredible preservation of the City, and the lava & ash....
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/03/2018

Travellers in Time Imagining Movement in the Ancient Aegean World by Saro Wallace Travellers in Time Imagining Movement in the Ancient Aegean World

Travellers in Time re-evaluates the extent to which the earliest Mediterranean civilizations were affected by population movement. It critiques both traditional culture-history-grounded notions of movement in the region as straightforwardly transformative, and the processual, systemic models that have more recently...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/03/2018

The Roman Bridge between Dolni Vadin (Bulgaria) and Grojdibodu (Romania) by Dorel Bondoc The Roman Bridge between Dolni Vadin (Bulgaria) and Grojdibodu (Romania)

This volume contains all the available data on the Roman bridge over the Danube which connected Dolni Vadin (Bulgaria) and Grojdibodu (Romania) that the author was able to access given the fact that there have been no archaeological excavations at...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2018

Augustus: From Republic to Empire by Grazyna Bakowska-Czerner Augustus: From Republic to Empire

Proceedings from the conference `AUGUSTUS. 23 September 63 BC - 19 August 14 AD - 2000 years of divinity' held in Kakow, 2014. Papers deal with a variety of topics ranging from architecture, urban issues and painting to fine art...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/02/2018

Great Waterworks in Roman Greece Aqueducts and Monumental Fountain Structures: Function in Context by Georgia A. Aristodemou Great Waterworks in Roman Greece Aqueducts and Monumental Fountain Structures: Function in Context

This volume is the first presentation of large scale waterworks in the Greek provinces of the Roman Empire. As a collective work, it brings together a wide body of experts from the newly emerged and expanding field of water technology...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2018

Strategies of Remembering in Greece Under Rome (100 BC - 100 AD) by Tamara M. Dijkstra Strategies of Remembering in Greece Under Rome (100 BC - 100 AD)


Format: Hardback - Released: 08/02/2018

Strategies of Remembering in Greece Under Rome (100 BC - 100 AD) by Tamara M. Dijkstra Strategies of Remembering in Greece Under Rome (100 BC - 100 AD)


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2018

Roman Archaeology Under Italian Fascism by Genevieve Gessert Roman Archaeology Under Italian Fascism

What today we deem as characteristic of the city of Rome was largely the product of one particular ideology of Rome; our understanding of the city's spatial relationships and our sense of its visual familiarity have been orchestrated by the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2018

Latrinae: Roman Toilets in the Northwestern Provinces of the Roman Empire by Stefanie Hoss Latrinae: Roman Toilets in the Northwestern Provinces of the Roman Empire

This book is the first collection on Roman toilets of the northwestern provinces, and gives a good overview of the possibilities for human waste removal in Roman times. The volume provides a fascinating introduction to this under-researched group of Roman...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/01/2018

The Monuments of the Eastern Hill by Bonna D. Wescoat The Monuments of the Eastern Hill

The Sanctuary of the Great Gods on Samothrace was one of the most important sanctuaries of the Hellenistic age. The monuments on the Eastern Hill, the development of which spans over half a millenium, hold a unique place within the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/01/2018

Il complesso monumentale di Baitokaike (Hoson Sulaiman - Siria) by Tarek Ahmad Il complesso monumentale di Baitokaike (Hoson Sulaiman - Siria)

The architecture of the temple at Baitokaike shares the characteristics that are typical of the Phoenician region, especially during the imperial era. This study aims to deepen our knowledge, proposing new chronological phases of the site, starting from the time...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/01/2018

Durovigutum: Roman Godmanchester by H. J. M. Green Durovigutum: Roman Godmanchester

This publication presents Michael Green's archaeological investigations into Roman Godmanchester (Cambridgeshire, UK). This is the first time Green's full body of work has been collated and presented in one comprehensive volume.
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/01/2018

The Canino Connections The history and restoration of ancient Greek vases from the excavations of Lucien Bonaparte, Prince of Canino (1775-1840) by Ruurd Binnert Halbertsma The Canino Connections The history and restoration of ancient Greek vases from the excavations of Lucien Bonaparte, Prince of Canino (1775-1840)


Format: Hardback - Released: 25/01/2018

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