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Classical Greek & Roman archaeology books

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Hadrian's Wall by Adrian Goldsworthy Hadrian's Wall

Located at the far-flung and wild edge of the Roman Empire, Hadrian's Wall was the mighty physical frontier constructed by Emperor Hadrian in the 120s AD. Vast in size and stretching from the east to the west cost of the...
Format: eBook - Released: 11/01/2018

Maritime Networks in the Mycenaean World by Thomas F. (University of Pennsylvania) Tartaron Maritime Networks in the Mycenaean World

This book is a new analysis of maritime life among the Mycenaean Greeks (c.1600-1100 BC).
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/01/2018

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: 00/01/2018

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: 28/12/2017

Cityscapes and Monuments of Western Asia Minor Memories and Identities by Eva Mortensen Cityscapes and Monuments of Western Asia Minor Memories and Identities

Cityscapes presents a a cross-disciplinary examination of literary, epigraphical, numismatic, and archaeological evidence for changing ways in which communities commemorated their past and their ancestors.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/12/2017

The Roman Amphitheatre of Chester Volume 1 The Prehistoric and Roman Archaeology by Tony Wilmott, Dan Garner The Roman Amphitheatre of Chester Volume 1 The Prehistoric and Roman Archaeology
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Definitive publication on the structural history of, and finds from the largest and most impressive amphitheatre of Roman Britain, situated within one of the original 1st century AD legionary fortresses. Also presents evidence for Mesolithic-Iron Age occupation of the site.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/12/2017

The Archaeology of Greek and Roman Troy by Charles Brian (University of Pennsylvania) Rose The Archaeology of Greek and Roman Troy

An overview of all excavations that have been conducted at Troy, from the nineteenth century through the latest discoveries between 1988 and the present.
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/12/2017

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: Paperback - Released: 06/12/2017

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Pompeii's Living Statues Ancient Roman Lives Stolen from Death by Eugene Dwyer Pompeii's Living Statues Ancient Roman Lives Stolen from Death

An intriguing look at contemporary views regarding the casts of victims from Mt. Vesuvius' eruption
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/01/2018

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: 28/01/2018

The Pylos Regional Archaeological Project A Retrospective by Jack L. Davis The Pylos Regional Archaeological Project A Retrospective

This volume represents the product of 25 years of study conducted by the Pylos Regional Archaeological Project in western Messenia in Greece.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/01/2018

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: 28/01/2018

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: 28/01/2018

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: 28/01/2018

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: 28/01/2018

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: 28/01/2018

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: 28/01/2018

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: 28/01/2018

Gardens of the Roman Empire All the Known Sites by Wilhelmina Feemster Jashemski Gardens of the Roman Empire All the Known Sites

Gathers archaeological, literary, and artistic knowledge about gardens throughout the Roman Empire under the emperor Trajan.
Format: Hardback - Released: 00/02/2018

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

Festivals of Attica An Archaeological Commentary by Erika Simon Festivals of Attica An Archaeological Commentary

The festivals of the Athenian sacred calendar constitute a vital key to classical Greek culture and religion. Erika Simon marshalls evidence from literary, historical and archaeological sources to offer a comprehensive classification of the origins and meanings of the Attic...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/02/2018

Morgantina Studies, Volume III Fornaci e Officine da Vasaio Tardo-ellenistiche. (In Italian) (Late Hellenistic Potters' Kilns and Workshops) by Ninina Cuomo di Caprio Morgantina Studies, Volume III Fornaci e Officine da Vasaio Tardo-ellenistiche. (In Italian) (Late Hellenistic Potters' Kilns and Workshops)

The kilns at Morgantina, site of the well-known excavations in central Sicily, are an outstanding example of multiple potters' workshops in use during the late Hellenistic period. In fully documenting these ten kilns, excavated between 1955 and 1963, Ninina Cuomo...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/02/2018

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: 05/02/2018

Other books in this genre

The Western Cemetery of Roman Cirencester Excavations at the former Bridges Garage, Tetbury Road, Cirencester, 2011-2015 by Neil Holbrook The Western Cemetery of Roman Cirencester Excavations at the former Bridges Garage, Tetbury Road, Cirencester, 2011-2015

Excavations in 2011 to 2015 within the Western Cemetery of Roman Cirencester resulted in the discovery of 118 inhumation and 8 cremation burials, the largest investigation of a Roman cemetery in Cirencester since the Bath Gate excavations of the 1970s.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

Elements of Continuity Stone Cult in the Maltese Islands by George Azzopardi Elements of Continuity Stone Cult in the Maltese Islands

The stones dealt with in this study are non-figural (or aniconic) or, sometimes, semi-figural. They come from ritual contexts and, as such, act as a material representation of divine presence in their role as betyls. The Maltese islands are presented...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/11/2017

Imagenes de centauros en los vasos aticos de figuras negras y de figuras rojas Siglos VIII A.C. - IV A.C. by Maria Herranz Imagenes de centauros en los vasos aticos de figuras negras y de figuras rojas Siglos VIII A.C. - IV A.C.

The centaur, a hybrid being with the body of horse and a human head and torso, first appeared in the mountains of Thessaly. This book is composed of a catalogue divided into nine chapters. Each chapter comprises catalogue entries for...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/11/2017

Britannia Romana Roman Inscriptions and Roman Britain by R. S. O. Tomlin Britannia Romana Roman Inscriptions and Roman Britain

Definitive and comprehensive presentation, translation and interpretation of all the known, major inscriptions from Roman Britain and key related inscriptions from Italy and the Roman provinces arranged chronologically and thematically.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Die Ausrustung der romischen Armee auf der Siegessaule des Marcus Aurelius in Rom Ein Vergleich zwischen der skulpturalen Darstellung und den archaologischen Bodenfunden by Boris Alexander Nikolaus Burandt Die Ausrustung der romischen Armee auf der Siegessaule des Marcus Aurelius in Rom Ein Vergleich zwischen der skulpturalen Darstellung und den archaologischen Bodenfunden

The reliefs of the column of Marcus Aurelius in Rome are used extensively for the illustration of Roman soldiers. However, there is no direct comparison between this work of official Roman art and the archaeological finds. This book aims to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/10/2017

Colonization and Subalternity in Classical Greece Experience of the Nonelite Population by Gabriel Zuchtriegel Colonization and Subalternity in Classical Greece Experience of the Nonelite Population

By taking a look at colonization and subalternity, this book offers a different view on Classical Greece and its modern legacy.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

Writing and Power in the Roman World Literacies and Material Culture by Hella (University of Reading) Eckardt Writing and Power in the Roman World Literacies and Material Culture

This book focuses on the material practice of ancient literacy through a contextual examination of Roman writing equipment.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

The Traffic Systems of Pompeii by Eric E. (Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst Classics Department) Poehler The Traffic Systems of Pompeii
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The Traffic Systems of Pompeii is the first sustained examination of the development of road infrastructure in Pompeii-from the archaic age to the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 CE-and its implications for urbanism in the Roman empire.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2017

Boeotia Project, Volume II: The City of Thespiai Survey at a Complex Urban Site by John (University of Leiden) Bintliff Boeotia Project, Volume II: The City of Thespiai Survey at a Complex Urban Site

Few major Classical cities have disappeared so completely from view, over the centuries, as Thespiai in Central Greece. Only the technique of intensive field survey, carefully adapted to a large urban site and reinforced by historical investigation, has made it...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Pompeii An Archaeological Guide by Paul Wilkinson Pompeii An Archaeological Guide

The resonant ruins of Pompeii are perhaps the most direct route back to the living, breathing world of the ancient Romans.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

The Alatzomouri Rock Shelter: An Early Minoan III Deposit in Eastern Crete by Vili Apostolakou The Alatzomouri Rock Shelter: An Early Minoan III Deposit in Eastern Crete


Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Ayia Sotira: A Mycenaean Chamber Tomb Cemeteryin the Nemea Valley, Greece by R. Angus K. Smith, Mary K. Dabney, Evangelia Pappi, Sevasti Triantaphyllou Ayia Sotira: A Mycenaean Chamber Tomb Cemeteryin the Nemea Valley, Greece
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Format: Hardback - Released: 18/09/2017

Restoring the Minoans Elizabeth Price and Sir Arthur Evans by Jennifer Y. Chi, Rachel Herschmann, Kenneth Lapatin Restoring the Minoans Elizabeth Price and Sir Arthur Evans
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How do archaeologists and artists reimagine what life was like during the Greek Bronze Age? How do contemporary conditions influence the way we understand the ancient past? This innovative book considers two imaginative restorations of the ancient world that test...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2017

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