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Classical Greek & Roman archaeology books

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The Traffic Systems of Pompeii by Eric E. Poehler The Traffic Systems of Pompeii

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: 01/09/2017

Cultural Identity in Minoan Crete Social Dynamics in the Neopalatial Period by Ellen (King's College London) Adams Cultural Identity in Minoan Crete Social Dynamics in the Neopalatial Period

A comprehensive account of the Palaces, control networks and spatial dynamics of Neopalatial Crete, the floruit of the Minoan civilization.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

The Fortifications of Arkadian City States in the Classical and Hellenistic Periods by Matthew P. (Independent researcher) Maher The Fortifications of Arkadian City States in the Classical and Hellenistic Periods

This illustrated study comprises of a comprehensive and detailed account of the historical development of Greek military architecture and defensive planning specifically in Arkadia, a region in the centre of the Peloponnese in Greece, in the Classical and Hellenistic periods.
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/08/2017

Ras il-Wardija Sanctuary Revisited A re-assessment of the evidence and newly informed interpretations of a Punic-Roman sanctuary in Gozo (Malta) by George Azzopardi Ras il-Wardija Sanctuary Revisited A re-assessment of the evidence and newly informed interpretations of a Punic-Roman sanctuary in Gozo (Malta)

This book reassesses the evidence of a secluded Punic-Roman sanctuary on the coastal promontory of Ras il-Wardija on the central Mediterranean island of Gozo (near Malta).
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/08/2017

Atlas of Classical History by Benet Salway Atlas of Classical History


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

El Sur de la Peninsula Iberica y el Mediterraneo Occidental: relaciones culturales en la segunda mitad del II milenio a.C. by Juan Manuel Garrido Anguita El Sur de la Peninsula Iberica y el Mediterraneo Occidental: relaciones culturales en la segunda mitad del II milenio a.C.

Greek epics are the basis for the first speculations that link societies all along the Mediterranean coast. This book strives to distinguish reality from myth in the pursuit of a bond of certainty between the data provided by historical, literary...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/07/2017

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: 31/07/2017

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: 28/07/2017

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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: 28/09/2017

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: 28/09/2017

Trade in the Ancient Sahara and Beyond by D. J. (University of Leicester) Mattingly Trade in the Ancient Sahara and Beyond

Demonstrates that the pre-Islamic Sahara was a more connected region than previously thought, with trade an essential linking element.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Pompeii An Archaeological Guide by Paul Wilkinson, Rebekah Lee Pompeii An Archaeological Guide
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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

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: 30/09/2017

Religious Networks in the Roman Empire The Spread of New Ideas by Anna (University of Cambridge) Collar Religious Networks in the Roman Empire The Spread of New Ideas

Examines the relationship between social networks and religious transmission to reappraise how new religious ideas spread in the Roman Empire.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

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: 01/10/2017

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: 28/10/2017

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: 31/10/2017

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The Northern Black Sea in Antiquity Networks, Connectivity, and Cultural Interactions by Valeriya (Tufts University, Massachusetts) Kozlovskaya The Northern Black Sea in Antiquity Networks, Connectivity, and Cultural Interactions
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The Northern Black Sea in Antiquity brings together the latest research on an important region of the ancient Mediterranean world.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

Terracotta Lamps II 1967-2004 by Birgitta Lindros Wohl Terracotta Lamps II 1967-2004

This volume presents a catalogue of some 400 lamps and fragments ranging from the Late Archaic to Byzantine periods discovered by excavations undertaken by UCLA/OSU at the Isthmian Sanctuary of Poseidon. The author's commentary on the types of lamps enriches...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

Ancient Civilizations by Brian M. Fagan Ancient Civilizations

Ancient Civilizations offers a comprehensive and straightforward account of the world?s first civilizations and how they were discovered, drawing on many avenues of inquiry including archaeological excavations, surveys, laboratory work, highly specialized scientific investigations, and both historical and ethnohistorical records....
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

Emulating Alexander How Alexander the Great's Legacy Fuelled Rome's Wars with Persia by Glenn Barnett Emulating Alexander How Alexander the Great's Legacy Fuelled Rome's Wars with Persia

An interesting new insight into the centuries-long struggle between the Roman and Persian Empires.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

The Ancient Greek Farmstead by Maeve McHugh The Ancient Greek Farmstead

A new study of ancient Greek farmsteads from the Classical to the Hellenistic periods combining archaeological and textual data to demonstrate the fundamental role these sites played in ancient Greek agriculture.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/06/2017

Kratos & Krater: Reconstructing an Athenian Protohistory by Barbara Bohen Kratos & Krater: Reconstructing an Athenian Protohistory

Athenian governance and culture are reconstructed from the Bronze Age into the historical era based on traditions, archaeological contexts and remains, foremost the formal commensal and libation krater.
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/06/2017

Roman Frontier Studies 2009 Proceedings of the XXI International Congress of Roman Frontier Studies (Limes Congress) held at Newcastle upon Tyne in August 2009 by Paul Bidwell Roman Frontier Studies 2009 Proceedings of the XXI International Congress of Roman Frontier Studies (Limes Congress) held at Newcastle upon Tyne in August 2009

Proceedings of the 21st International Congress of Roman Frontier Studies (LIMES XXI), hosted by Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, in August 2009.
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/06/2017

Death as a Process The Archaeology of the Roman Funeral by Jake Weekes Death as a Process The Archaeology of the Roman Funeral

This volume draws on large-scale fieldwork from across Europe, methodological advances and conceptual innovations to explore new insights from analysis of the Roman dead, concerning both the rituals which saw them to their tombs and the communities who buried them.
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/05/2017

Pocket Museum: Ancient Rome by Virginia L. Campbell Pocket Museum: Ancient Rome

A detailed exploration of nearly 200 objects from ancient Rome and museum collections around the world, gathered here into one handy, pocket-sized guide
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/05/2017

Pocket Museum: Ancient Greece by David Michael Smith Pocket Museum: Ancient Greece

A vast collection of significant works of art from the whole of ancient Greek civilization and a range of museums, gathered in one handy, pocket-sized guide
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/05/2017

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