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Classical Greek & Roman archaeology books

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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: 28/10/2017

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

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: 28/10/2017

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

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

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

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: 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

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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: 28/11/2017

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: 30/11/2017

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: Hardback - Released: 28/12/2017

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: 28/12/2017

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: 28/12/2017

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: 28/12/2017

Ancient Crete The Archaeology of Minoan Society by Jan Driessen Ancient Crete The Archaeology of Minoan Society

Ancient Crete provides an integrated, up-to-date chronological examination of Prehistoric Crete during the extent of the Minoan civilization, incorporating a century of archaeological discoveries made on the island within a single intellectual and theoretical framework. Driessen argues for a fresh...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2018

Ancient Crete The Archaeology of Minoan Society by Jan Driessen Ancient Crete The Archaeology of Minoan Society

Ancient Crete provides an integrated, up-to-date chronological examination of Prehistoric Crete during the extent of the Minoan civilization, incorporating a century of archaeological discoveries made on the island within a single intellectual and theoretical framework. Driessen argues for a fresh...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/2018

Hadrian's Wall by Adrian Goldsworthy Hadrian's Wall

A beautifully produced account of the history and importance of Hadrian's Wall.
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/01/2018

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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: 27/09/2017

Boeotia Project, Volume II: The City of Thespiai Survey at a Complex Urban Site by John Bintliff, Emeri Farinetti, Bozidar Slapsak, Anthony Snodgrass Boeotia Project, Volume II: The City of Thespiai Survey at a Complex Urban Site
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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: 21/09/2017

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

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: 07/09/2017

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: 07/09/2017

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: 01/09/2017

Glassware and Glassworking in Thessaloniki 1st Century BC - 6th Century AD by Anastassios Ch. Antonaras Glassware and Glassworking in Thessaloniki 1st Century BC - 6th Century AD

A detailed examination of the production of glass and glass vessels in the eastern Mediterranean from the Hellenistic Age to the Early Christian period, analysing production techniques and decoration.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

Kythera Excavations and Studies by J. N. Coldstream, George Leonard Huxley Kythera Excavations and Studies
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Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2017

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

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