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Greek Homosexuality

Greek Homosexuality
  • Author : Kenneth James Dover
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :1989
  • Total pages :246
  • ISBN : 9780674362703
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Summary : To what extent and in what ways was homosexuality approved by the ancient Greeks? An eminent classicist examines the evidence--vase paintings, archaic and classical poetry, the dialogues of Plato, speeches in the law courts, the comedies of Aristophanes--and reaches provocative conclusions. A discussion of female homosexuality is included.

Greek Architecture and Its Sculpture

Greek Architecture and Its Sculpture
  • Author : Ian Jenkins
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2006
  • Total pages :271
  • ISBN : 9780674023888
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Summary : From Athens and Arcadia on one side of the Aegean Sea and from Ionia, Lycia, and Karia on the other, this book brings together some of the great monuments of classical antiquity--among them two of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the later temple of Artemis at Ephesos and the Mausoleum at Halikarnassos. With 250 photographs and specially commissioned line drawings, the book comprises a monumental narrative of the art and architecture that gave form, direction, and meaning to much of Western culture.

Studies in Greek Culture and Roman Policy

Studies in Greek Culture and Roman Policy
  • Author : Erich S. Gruen
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  • Release Date :1996-02
  • Total pages :209
  • ISBN : 9780520204836
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Summary : Gruen studies the Hellenization of Rome during the middle Republic years, where changes in arts, religion and philosophy, and politics altered Roman public life by introducing Greek learning.

Who Needs Greek?

Who Needs Greek?
  • Author : Simon Goldhill,Professor of Greek Literature and Culture and Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics Simon Goldhill
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  • Release Date :2002-04-04
  • Total pages :326
  • ISBN : 9780521011761
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Summary : Lively study of conflicts about the meaning of Greek-ness in the modern and ancient worlds.

Greek and Roman Technology

Greek and Roman Technology
  • Author : John William Humphrey,John Peter Oleson,Andrew Neil Sherwood,Milo Nikolic
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  • Release Date :1998
  • Total pages :623
  • ISBN : 9780415061377
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Summary : The sourcebook presents 150 ancient authors and a diverse range of literary genres, such as, the encyclopedic Natural Histories of Pliny the Elder, the poetry of Homer and Hesiod, the philosophy of Plato, Aristotle and Lucretius and the agricultural treatise of Varro. Humphrey, Oleson and Sherwood provide a comprehensive and accessible collection of rich and varied sources to illustrate and elucidate the beginnings of technology. Among the topics covered are energy, basic mechanical devices, agriculture, food processing and diet, mining and metallurgy, construction and hydraulic engineering, household industry, transport and trade, and military technology. Also included are glossaries of technological terminology, indices of authors and subjects, introductions outlining the general significance of the evidence, notes to explain the specific details, and a recent bibliography.

Encyclopedia of the Ancient Greek World

Encyclopedia of the Ancient Greek World
  • Author : David Sacks,Oswyn Murray,Lisa R. Brody
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  • Release Date :2009-01-01
  • Total pages :433
  • ISBN : 1438110200
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Summary : Discusses the people, places and events found in over 2,000 years of Greek civilization.

The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Greek Religion

The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Greek Religion
  • Author : Esther Eidinow,Julia Kindt
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  • Release Date :2015
  • Total pages :736
  • ISBN : 0199642036
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Summary : This handbook offers a comprehensive overview of scholarship in ancient Greek religion, from the Archaic to the Hellenistic periods. The handbook lays out the key dimensions of ancient Greek religion, approaches to evidence, and the representations of myths. The chapters reveal to readers the questions about, and the continuities and differences between, religious structures across time and place; including cultural interactions with Egypt, the Near East, theBlack Sea, and Bactria and India.

A Companion to the Greek Lyric Poets

A Companion to the Greek Lyric Poets
  • Author : Douglas E. Gerber
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :1997
  • Total pages :287
  • ISBN : 9789004099449
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Summary : This handbook is a guide to the reading of elegiac, iambic, personal and public poetry of early Greece. Intended as a teaching manual or as an aid for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, it presents the major scholarly debates affecting the reading of these poetic texts, such as the effect of genre, the question of the poetic persona, or the impact of modern literary theory.

The Slave Systems of Greek and Roman Antiquity

The Slave Systems of Greek and Roman Antiquity
  • Author : William Linn Westermann
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :1955
  • Total pages :180
  • ISBN : 9780871690401
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Greek Religion and Society

Greek Religion and Society
  • Author : J.V.. Muir
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  • Release Date :1985-06-13
  • Total pages :244
  • ISBN : 9780521287852
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Summary : This collection of essays considers many aspects of Greek civil life and reveals how religion manifested itself in institutions, art and literature. Clarifies the more puzzling and elusive elements by tracing the attitudes that lay behind the manifold cults and customs.

Greek Popular Morality in the Time of Plato and Aristotle

Greek Popular Morality in the Time of Plato and Aristotle
  • Author : K. J. Dover,Kenneth James Dover
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :1994
  • Total pages :330
  • ISBN : 9780872202450
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Summary : A reprint, with corrections, of the University of California and Basil Blackwell editions of 1974.

The Greek Struggle for Independence, 1821-1833

The Greek Struggle for Independence, 1821-1833
  • Author : Douglas Dakin
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :1973
  • Total pages :344
  • ISBN : 9780520023420
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The Ancient Greek City-state

The Ancient Greek City-state
  • Author : Mogens Herman Hansen
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :1993
  • Total pages :281
  • ISBN : 9788773042427
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Greek and Roman Architecture

Greek and Roman Architecture
  • Author : D. S. Robertson,Robertson D. S.
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  • Release Date :1969-05
  • Total pages :407
  • ISBN : 9780521094528
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Summary : A survey of the main developments in classical architecture from prehistory to the establishment of Constantinople, supplemented by chronological tables of buildings

The Ritual Lament in Greek Tradition

The Ritual Lament in Greek Tradition
  • Author : Margaret Alexiou,Dimitrios Yatromanolakis,Παναγιώτης Α Ροϊλός
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  • Release Date :2002
  • Total pages :293
  • ISBN : 9780742507579
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Summary : The only generic and diachronic study of learned and popular lament and its socio-cultural contexts throughout Greek tradition in which a great diversity of sources are integrated to offer a comprehensive and penetrating synthesis.

further greek epigrams

further greek epigrams
  • Author : N.A
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  • Release Date :
  • Total pages :329
  • ISBN :
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Performance in Greek and Roman Theatre

Performance in Greek and Roman Theatre
  • Author : George William Mallory Harrison,Vaios Liapēs,Vayos Liapis
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  • Release Date :2013-01
  • Total pages :590
  • ISBN : 9004244573
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Summary : This series has existed for the past 50 years. It provides a forum for the publication of well over 300 scholarly works on all aspects of the ancient world, including inscriptions, papyri, language, the history of material culture and mentality, the history of peoples and institutions, but also latterly the classical tradition, for example, neo-latin literature and the history of Classical scholarship.

Greek Horoscopes

Greek Horoscopes
  • Author : Otto Neugebauer,Henry Bartlett Van Hoesen
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  • Release Date :1987
  • Total pages :231
  • ISBN : 9780871690487
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Summary : According to the author, "About 60 horoscopes from the first five centuries of our era have been published since Young (1828) and Champollion-Figeac (1840) in the papyrological literature." Neugebauer collected all horoscopes from this material, and added a few unpublished pieces to this volume which was originally printed in 1959.

Documents in Mycenaean Greek

Documents in Mycenaean Greek
  • Author : Michael Ventris,John Chadwick
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2015-05-21
  • Total pages :488
  • ISBN : 1107503418
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Summary : In this second edition of Documents in Mycenaean Greek, Chadwick examines how the study of the subject has expanded since 1953.

A History of Ancient Greek

A History of Ancient Greek
  • Author : Maria Arapopoulou,Maria Chritē
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2007-01-11
  • Total pages :1617
  • ISBN : 0521833078
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Summary : Comprehensive, authoritative but highly accessible reference work essential for all those interested in the history of Greek.

The Greek Way of Death

The Greek Way of Death
  • Author : Robert Garland
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  • Release Date :2001
  • Total pages :198
  • ISBN : 9780801487460
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Summary : "Death for the Greeks was not an instantaneous event, rather a process or passage which required strenuous efforts on the part of the living to ensure that the dead achieved full and final transfer to the next world. The central questions which this book attempts to answer are: the extent to which death was a preoccupying concern among the Greeks; the feelings with which the individual may have anticipated his death; the nature of the bonds between the living and the dead; and the light shed by burial practices upon characteristic elements of Greek society. While the beliefs of ordinary Greeks about their ordinary dead form the book's central focus, there is also a chapter on 'special dead' - the unburied, murderers and their victims, children, and suicides."--BOOK JACKET.