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101 Calame, Claude & (Daniel W. Berman, Trans. ) MYTH AND HISTORY IN ANCIENT GREECE The Symbolic Creation of a Colony
Princeton Princeton University Press 2003 0691114587 / 9780691114583 Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Book is fine. DJ has light shelfwear with a few small scratches. ; Xvii, 178pp. Surely the ancient Greeks would have been baffled to see what we consider their "mythology." Here, Claude Calame mounts a powerful critique of modern-day misconceptions on this front and the lax methodology that has allowed them to prevail. He argues that the Greeks viewed their abundance of narratives not as a single mythology but as an "archaeology." They speculated symbolically on key historical events so that a community of believing citizens could access them efficiently, through ritual means. Central to the book is Calame's rigorous and fruitful analysis of various accounts of the foundation of that most "mythical" of the Greek colonies--Cyrene, in eastern Libya. Calame opens with a magisterial historical survey demonstrating today's misapplication of the terms "myth" and "mythology." Next, he examines the Greeks' symbolic discourse to show that these modern concepts arose much later than commonly believed. Having established this interpretive framework, Calame undertakes a comparative analysis of six accounts of Cyrene's foundation: three by Pindar and one each by Herodotus (in two different versions) , Callimachus, and Apollonius of Rhodes. We see how the underlying narrative was shaped in each into a poetically sophisticated, distinctive form by the respective medium, a particular poetical genre, and the specific socio-historical circumstances. Calame concludes by arguing in favor of the Greeks' symbolic approach to the past and by examining the relation of mythos to poetry and music. ; 178 pages 
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102 Calhoun, George Miller ATHENIAN CLUBS IN POLITICS AND LITIGATION
Burt Franklin 1970 0833704532 / 9780833704535 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Scratches to front board. ; Reprint of 1913 edition. Looks at the clubs and their influence in Athenian politics and law. ; Research and Source Works Series; 172 pages 
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103 Calhoun, George Miller ATHENIAN CLUBS IN POLITICS AND LITIGATION
Burt Franklin 1970 0833704532 / 9780833704535 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Reprint of 1913 edition. Looks at the clubs and their influence in Athenian politics and law. ; Research and Source Works Series; 172 pages 
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104 Cameron, Averil PROCOPIUS And the Sixth Century
Duckworth 1985 0715620029 / 9780715620021 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Foxing/dustsoiling to top of textblock. DJ has chipping to upper corners and minor edgewear. ; A magisterial assessment of the major historian of early Byzantium, by one of today's leading historians of late antiquity. Most of our understanding of the age of Justinian is based on the works of Procopius of Caesarea, the most important Greek historian of late antiquity. Many modern histories of the period virtually paraphrase his major work, the Wars. Today, questions of how we are to reconcile the Wars with Procopius' two minor works-the panegyrical Building and the sensational Secret History, still dominates current scholarship. ; 310 pages 
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105 Cameron, Averil PROCOPIUS And the Sixth Century
Duckworth 1985 0520055179 / 9780520055179 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Former owner's bookplate on inner cover else book is fine. Very light shelfwear to DJ. ; A magisterial assessment of the major historian of early Byzantium, by one of today's leading historians of late antiquity. Most of our understanding of the age of Justinian is based on the works of Procopius of Caesarea, the most important Greek historian of late antiquity. Many modern histories of the period virtually paraphrase his major work, the Wars. Today, questions of how we are to reconcile the Wars with Procopius' two minor works-the panegyrical Building and the sensational Secret History, still dominates current scholarship. ; 310 pages 
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106 Cameron, Averil THE MEDITERRANEAN WORLD IN LATE ANTIQUITY AD 395-600
Routledge 1993 0415014204 / 9780415014205 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Minor bump to top corner. Dustjacket has minor rubbing. ; "The Mediterranean World in Late Antiquity: AD 395-600" deals with the period commonly known as "late antiquity" - the fifth and sixth centuries. The Roman Empire in the west was splitting into separate Germanic kingdoms, while the Near East, still under Roman or Byzantine rule from Constantinople, maintained a dense population and flourishing urban culture until the Persian and Arab invasions of the early seventh century. The book is intended for teachers and students in both ancient and medieval history. Averil Cameron places her emphasis on the material and literary evidence for cultural change and offers a new and original challenge to traditional assumptions of "decline and fall" and "the end of antiquity". The book draws on the recent spate of scholarship on this period to discuss in detail controversial issues such as the capacity of the late Roman army, the late antique city and the nature of economic exchange and cultural life. With its extensive annotation, it provides a lively, and often critical introduction to earler approaches to the period. Contents: 1. Constantinople and the eastern empire in the fifth century 2. The empire, the barbarians and the late Roman army 3. Church and society 4. Late Roman social structures and the late Roman economy. 5. Justinian and reconquest 6. Culture and mentality 7. Urban change and the end of Antiquity 8. The Eastern Mediterranean-- settlement and change. ; Routledge History of the Ancient World; 1 x 1 x 5.75 Inches; 251 pages 
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107 Cameron, Averil & Judith Herrin (Eds. ) with Alan Cameron, Robin Cormack and Charlotte Roueché CONSTANTINOPLE IN THE EARLY EIGHTH CENTURY: THE PARASTASEIS SYNTOMOI CHRONIKAI Introduction, Translation and Commentary.
E. J. Brill 1984 9004070109 / 9789004070103 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Scholar's name to inner cover (G. L. Huxley). 1 cover very lightly bumped and small abrased spot to edge of rear board else fine. ; The Parastaseis Syntomoi Chronikai (lit. 'Brief Historical Notes') is a remarkable work describing the city and antiquiites of Constantinople. Its Greek is extremely difficult, its content often obscure and the extant text seemingly incomplete. ; Columbia Studies in the Classical Tradition X; 305 pages 
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108 Camia, Francesco THEOI SEBASTOI IL Culto Degli Imperatori Romani in Grecia (Provincia Achaia) Nel Secondo Secolo D.C.
Diffusion De Boccard 2011 9607905563 / 9789607905567 Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Light edgewear to wraps else fine. ; Text is in Italian. ; Meletemata 65; Istituto Per L'Antichità Greca E Romana. Fondazione Nazionale Ellenica Delle Ricerche; 367 pages; The religious nature of the Imperial Cult is apparent in Greece, where Roman emperors were worshipped during their lifetime as real gods, with priests, festivals and sanctuaries. The emperors were conceived by the Greeks in a more familiar way through their integration into the Greek religious and cultural system. The reigning princeps was the main focus of these cults, which from the middle of the first century AD were ‘subsumed’ in a new form of ‘collective’ cults addressed to the whole of the Sebastoi. The present book provides a comprehensive analysis of the main aspects of the cults of the emperors in the Greek peninsula (province of Achaia) in the period from Trajan to Commodus. In order to show how the Theoi Sebastoi were worshipped in the Greek poleis and koina, imperial festivals and priesthoods as well as buildings for the imperial cult are presented and discussed in detail based on the epigraphic, literary and archaeological evidence. Special attention is paid to the cultic association between Roman emperors and Greek gods, but political and social implications of these cults are also addressed. 
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109 Capizzi, Antonio THE COSMIC REPUBLIC Notes for a Non-Peripatetic History of the Birth of Philosophy in Greece
J. C. Gieben 1990 9070265559 / 9789070265557 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Dust-soiling to top of textblock. Some foxing to endpapers and DJ. Small closed tear (1cm) to upper corner of DJ. ; Philosophica, Vol. 3; 521 pages; According to Aristotle, philosophy had come into being in the VIth century with Thales, just as a mere, disinterested pursuit of truth, a curiosity for great problems (those eventually called "metaphysical" ones) which were substantially identical with those which Aristotle himself and his school were now raising. This abstract reading is very similar to that which views Greek poets as inspired by "eternal beauty" or by "art's for art sake" and which is nowadays completely discredited and given up by scholars of the history of literature. Against this view the present text proposes a new reading of the "archaic" presocratic scientists: in fact, it is about those "sages" who lived on the boundaries of the Greek-speaking world before the concentration of such people in Periclean Athens. They were closely linked to their native towns (Miletus, Ephesus, Croto, Vele, Acragas) where they held high office; here there oral teaching and the public reading of their texts were followed closely by their fellow citizens. Thus the picture of the "cosmic republic" arises: to the "cosmic monarchy" of Homer and Hesiod (the mythical world with Zeus as the king, gods as the ministers and nature as the subject) a different mythical world succeeds. Here the earth, the sea, the sky, the human body and, generally, the "existing thing," all behave like isonomic ("republican") towns or like the governing body of these towns. Philosophy will arise later, in Athens of the Vth century. 
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110 Capozza, M. (Ed. ) SCHIAVITÙ, MANOMISSIONE E CLASSI DIPENDENTI NEL MONDO ANTICO
L'Erma Di Bretschneider 1979 8870620832 / 9788870620832 Softcover Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Former classics scholar's name on ffep (S M Treggiari). DJ has edgewear with light chipping to extremities. Minor bump to top of spine. Rubbing to DJ panels. ; Atti del Convegno internazionale di Studi. Bressanone/Brixen (BZ) , 25 - 27 novembre 1976 ; Pubblicazioni Dell'istituto Di Storia Antica Dell'università Degli Studi Di Padova. 13; 203 pages; Contributions by Jozef Wolski, G. B. Bruni; M. M. Mactoux; Pierre Camus; Heinz Kreissig; J G Texier; F. Favory; Jerzy Kolendo; Iza Biezunska-MaLowist; Susan Treggiari. Articles in French, German, 1 in English. ; Signed by One Author 
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111 Cargill, Jack ATHENIAN SETTLEMENTS OF THE FOURTH CENTURY B.C.
E. J. Brill 1995 9004099913 / 9789004099913 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Unwrapped in plastic. ; Mnemosyne , Vol Suppl. 145; 487 pages; This work surveys available evidence on Athenian settlements and settlers of the fourth century BC, calling several conventional interpretations about them into question, through a rigorous preference for evidence over speculation. Three chapters trace a chronology of events relating to the settlements, examining their personnel collectively, statistically and individually, and discussing evidence for their political, economic and religious institutions. Long appendices establish improved texts of numerous inscriptions relevant to the topic and provide several kinds of data on more than 1000 definite, probable or possible settlers. This text is intended to be of use to students of Attic political institutions, epigraphy and prosopography, and of fourth-century-BC Greek history. 
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112 Cargill, Jack THE SECOND ATHENIAN LEAGUE Empire of Free Alliance?
University of California Press 1981 0520040694 / 9780520040694 Hardcover Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Water damage to DJ along top edge which has slightly stained the top of back board. DJ has shelfwear and rubbing. ; Inscription from author to colleagues on ffep. ; 325 pages; Looks at the Second Athenian League (378-338 B. C. ) to reach a responsible interpretation of the fundamental nature of this large multi-lateral alliance. Includes a new text and translation of the most important of the sources, the stele of the Decree of Aristoteles of 377 BC. ; Signed by Author 
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113 Carney, Elizabeth OLYMPIAS Mother of Alexander the Great
Routledge 2006 0415333164 / 9780415333160 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Women of the Ancient World; 221 pages; Modern conventional wisdom knows Olympias as a pitiless and savage woman, practitioner of barbaric Dionysian rites compelled by jealousy and ruthless ambition to the murder of her rivals in order to secure her son's succession to the throne of Macedon. In this way she is credited for Alexander the Great's unprecedented achievements-yet the scale of her son's epic story has obscured her own. Such critical accounts of Olympias' actions have made unforgiving and often unfounded judgments of her motivations. This myth however originates from later Hellenic texts, to which her strength and tenacity represented an abhorrent contradiction to contemporary gender roles. Later historians have all too often perpetrated this ancient sexual stereotyping by failing to question these sources. In this, the first modern biography of Olympias, Elizabeth Carney penetrates myth, fictional and sexual politics to reveal a fascinating and wholly misunderstood figure. Through a close and critical assessment of the sources, Olympias is humanized as she is placed in the context ofhen own brutal political world. Looking separately at: · The role of Greek religion in Olympias' life, · Literary and artistic traditions about Olympias found throughout the later ancient periods, and· Varying representations of Olypias found in the major ancient sources 
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114 Cartledge, Paul AGESILAOS AND THE CRISIS OF SPARTA
The Johns Hopkins University Press 1987 0801835054 / 9780801835056 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Very minor shelfwear to DJ. Dustjacket is protected in mylar. ; As one of the two Spartan kings, Agesilaos II presided over Sparta's greatest imperial expansion and its collapse as a major power. At his accession in 400 BC, Sparta had recently defeated Athens in the Peloponnesian War and was the undisputed leader of the Aegean Greek world; at the time of his death some forty years later, Sparta had been reduced to the status of a mere Peloponnesian squabbler, its role indistinguishable from that of any of a number of other Greek states. "Agesilaos and the Crisis of Sparta" is an account of this critical period of Greek history, focusing on a single career. Progressing both chronologically and thematically, the author reveals the principal aspects of Spartan politics and society and appraises the possible causes of Sparta's preciptous decline and fall. ; 520 pages 
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115 Cartledge, Paul AGESILAOS AND THE CRISIS OF SPARTA
The Johns Hopkins University Press 1987 0801835054 / 9780801835056 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Very light shelfwear to book. Scholars' name to ffep (Mark Golden). ; As one of the two Spartan kings, Agesilaos II presided over Sparta's greatest imperial expansion and its collapse as a major power. At his accession in 400 BC, Sparta had recently defeated Athens in the Peloponnesian War and was the undisputed leader of the Aegean Greek world; at the time of his death some forty years later, Sparta had been reduced to the status of a mere Peloponnesian squabbler, its role indistinguishable from that of any of a number of other Greek states. "Agesilaos and the Crisis of Sparta" is an account of this critical period of Greek history, focusing on a single career. Progressing both chronologically and thematically, the author reveals the principal aspects of Spartan politics and society and appraises the possible causes of Sparta's preciptous decline and fall. ; 520 pages 
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116 Cartledge, Paul ARISTOPHANES AND HIS THEATRE OF THE ABSURD
Bristol Classical Press 1991 1853991147 / 9781853991141 Softcover Very Good Signed by Author
Gift inscription to titlepage from author. Bump to top corner with faint crease through pages and wraps. ; Aristophanes, the Athenian comic dramatist, remains popular despite historical changes in attitude and belief. Placing the plays in their total civic, religious and dramatic context, this account explores their significance for contemporary audiences, and their continuing appeal. Separate chapters address aspects of his work and world, and attempt to outline the playwright's own opinions at a time of intense political debate. With original texts quoted in translation, this comprehensive and lively study provides students with an invaluable insight into the plays and their place in classical Athens. ; Classical World Series; 112 pages; Signed by Author 
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117 Cartledge, Paul SPARTA AND LAKONIA A Regional History c.1300-362 B.C.
Routledge & Kegan Paul 1979 0710003773 / 9780710003775 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Former owner's name on ffep. DJ has very light edgewear and DJ spine is lightly discolored. Dustjacket is protected in mylar. ; States & Cities of Ancient Greece; 426 pages; In this fully revised and updated edition of his groundbreaking study, Paul Cartledge uncovers the realities behind the potent myth of Sparta. The book explores both the city-state of Sparta and the territory of Lakonia which it unified and exploited. Combining the more traditional written sources with archaeological and environmental perspectives, its coverage extends from the apogee of Mycenaean culture, to Sparta's crucial defeat at the battle of Mantinea in 362 BC. 
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118 Cartledge, Paul THERMOPYLAE The Battle That Changed the World
The Overlook Press 2006 1585675660 / 9781585675661 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Upper corners bumped. Minor shelfwear to DJ now in mylar. ; In 480 BC, a huge Persian army, led by the inimitable King Xerxes, entered the mountain pass of Thermopylae as it marched on Greece, intending to conquer the land with little difficulty. But the Greeks? Led by King Leonidas and a small army of Spartans? Took the battle to the Persians at Thermopylae, and halted their advance? Almost. It is one of history’s most acclaimed battles, one of civilization’s greatest last stands. And in Thermopylae, renowned classical historian Paul Cartledge looks anew this history-altering moment and, most impressively, shows how its repercussions have bearing on us even today. The invasion of Europe by Xerxes and his army redefined culture, kingdom, and class. The valiant efforts of a few thousand Greek warriors, facing a huge onrushing Persian army at the narrow pass at Thermopylae, changed the way generations to come would think about combat, courage, and death. ; 313 pages 
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119 Cary, M. A HISTORY OF THE GREEK WORLD FROM 323 TO 146 B.C.
Methuen & Company 1951 Second Revised Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Former owners' names to inner cover. Crease to front board, a few small tears in spine cover else VG. ; A narrative of Greek history from the Macedonian to the Roman conquests and of the political history of the Hellenistic states; a description of their statecraft, warcraft, and economic practice; and a summary of later Greek achievement in the fields of art, literature, science, philosophy and religion. ; Methuen's History of the Greek & Roman World; 446 pages 
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120 Cary, M. & (V. Ehrenberg, Bibliography) A HISTORY OF THE GREEK WORLD FROM 323 TO 146 B.C.
Methuen & Company 1968 0416436501 / 9780416436501 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Minor rubbing and fading to boards. ; A narrative of Greek history from the Macedonian to the Roman conquests and of the political history of the Hellenistic states; a description of their statecraft, warcraft, and economic practice; and a summary of later Greek achievement in the fields of art, literature, science, philosophy and religion. ; Methuen's History of the Greek & Roman World; 446 pages 
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121 Casson, Stanley GREECE AND BRITAIN
Collins 1943 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Former owner's signature (classics professor R. Shepherd) on fly page. Bumping to top board. Light shelfwear to boards. ; Looks at the fascinating relationship and mutual influence of Greece and Great Britain. Includes early voyages of Greek sailors to England to the 16th and 17th century and finally to World War I. Also looks at the revival of classical learning in England. 
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122 Castleden, Rodney MINOANS Life in Bronze Age Crete
London Routledge, Chapman & Hall, Incorporated 1990 0415040701 / 9780415040709 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Dustjacket is protected in mylar. ; In this companion to The Knossos Labyrinth (Routledge, 1990) , Castleden gives us an outline of the Minoan culture that, he alleges, is more consistent with recent archaeological evidence: that Knossos was a temple, not a palace, in which occurred not only athletic games and graceful rites, but also human sacrifice and other behaviors pointing to a previously unsuspected dark side to the Minoan personality; and that the Minoan world view and distinctive artistic vision were stimulated by the widespread eating of opium. His revision is not implausible. In early cultures the line between church and state tended to be hazy; so with its architecture. On the other hand, in his zeal to reexamine all traditional theories Castleden frequently proposes scenarios drawn more from psychosocial inference than evidence, yielding arguments less compelling than the originals. A nation of addicts could scarcely have had the energy to execute drug-induced creativity, much less to develop the commercial empire that was ancient Crete under the Minoans. Thought-provoking nonetheless. ; 210 pages 
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123 Caton, Richard THE TEMPLES AND RITUAL OF ASKLEPIOS At Epidauros and Athens. Two Lectures Delivered At the Royal Institution of Great Britain. with Thirty Four Illustrations
C. J. Clay and Sons 1900 Second Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Bound in black cloth lettered in gilt. Minor Fraying to spine ends. Slight rubbing to boards. Blank front free and back free endpapers have been torn out leaving remains and exposed webbing. Still presentable and sound copy. ; Fascinating study that looks at the remains of the temple structures and their possible uses with reconstructions. ; 49 pages 
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124 Caton, Richard THE TEMPLES AND RITUAL OF ASKLEPIOS At Epidauros and Athens. Two Lectures Delivered At the Royal Institution of Great Britain. with Thirty Four Illustrations
C. J. Clay and Sons 1900 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Bound in black cloth lettered in gilt. Fraying to top of spine. Slight rubbing to boards. Inscribed by author on ffep. ; Fascinating study that looks at the remains of the temple structures and their possible uses with reconstructions. ; 49 pages; Signed by Author 
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125 Cawkwell, George PHILIP OF MACEDON
Faber and Faber 1978 0571109586 / 9780571109586 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Dustjacket spine is discolored. Minor shelfwear to DJ. ; Contends that Philip was a master of tactics and the art of war and that he was equally a master of strategy and politics, an area where Alexander could be said to have failed in the long run. Traces the rise of Philip and the development of Macedon into a world power. ; 215 pages 
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126 Cawkwell, George PHILIP OF MACEDON
Faber and Faber 1978 0571109586 / 9780571109586 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Light pencilling to a few pages. Dustjacket spine is discolored. DJ is price-clipped. ; Contends that Philip was a master of tactics and the art of war and that he was equally a master of strategy and politics, an area where Alexander could be said to have failed in the long run. Traces the rise of Philip and the development of Macedon into a world power. ; 215 pages 
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127 Chadwick, John THE MYCENAEAN WORLD
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1976 0521210771 / 9780521210775 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Book has very minor shelfwear. DJ has a few small tears and is tanned. ; 201pp, illustrated.; 201 pages 
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128 Chaniotis, Angelos WAR IN THE HELLENISTIC WORLD A Social and Cultural History
Blackwell Publishers 2005 0631226087 / 9780631226086 Softcover Very Good+ 
Crease to bottom corner of front wrap else Fine. ; Ancient World at War; 336 pages; Exploiting the abundant primary sources available, this book examines the diverse ways in which war shaped the Hellenistic world. An overview of war and society in the Hellenistic world. Highlights the interdependence of warfare and social phenomena. Covers a wide range of topics, including social conditions as causes of war, the role of professional warriors, the discourse of war in Hellenistic cities, the budget of war, the collective memory of war, and the aesthetics of war. Draws on the abundance of primary sources available. 
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129 Chantraine, Pierre GRAMMAIRE HOMÉRIQUE [2 VOLUMES] Tome I: Phonétique Et Morphologie & Tome II: Syntaxe
Librairie C. Klincksieck 1958 Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Wraps of both volumes are browned. Else minor shelfwear. Former owner's names to ffeps in pencil. ; V1: (1958) 544 pp & v2: (1963) 379 pp ; 2 Volume Set. Collection De Philologie Classique I & IV; Vol. 2019-01-02; 923 pages 
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130 Chase, George Henry THE SHIELD DEVICES OF THE GREEKS In Art and Literature
Ares Publishers, Inc. 1979 0890052603 / 9780890052600 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Unchanged Reprint of 1902. Looks at the choice of shields among the Greeks. ; 8.75 x 0.25 x 5.75 Inches; 90 pages 
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131 Christ, Matthew R. THE LIMITS OF ALTRUISM IN DEMOCRATIC ATHENS
Cambridge University Press 2012 1107029775 / 9781107029774 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Athenians in the classical period (508–322 BC) were drawn to an image of themselves as a compassionate and generous people who rushed to the aid of others in distress, both at home and abroad. What relation does this image bear to actual Athenian behavior? This book argues that Athenians felt little pressure as individuals to help fellow citizens whom they did not know. Democratic ideology called on citizens to refrain from harming one another rather than to engage in mutual support, and emphasized the importance of the helping relationship between citizen and city rather than among individual citizens. If the obligation of Athenians to help fellow citizens was fairly tenuous, all the more so was their responsibility to intervene to assist the peoples of other states; a distinct pragmatism prevailed in the city's decisions concerning intervention abroad. ; 223 pages 
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132 Christ, Matthew R. THE LIMITS OF ALTRUISM IN DEMOCRATIC ATHENS
Cambridge University Press 2012 1107029775 / 9781107029774 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
1 corner lightly bumped else book is fine. DJ has tiny chip near heel of spine. ; Athenians in the classical period (508-322 BC) were drawn to an image of themselves as a compassionate and generous people who rushed to the aid of others in distress, both at home and abroad. What relation does this image bear to actual Athenian behavior? This book argues that Athenians felt little pressure as individuals to help fellow citizens whom they did not know. Democratic ideology called on citizens to refrain from harming one another rather than to engage in mutual support, and emphasized the importance of the helping relationship between citizen and city rather than among individual citizens. If the obligation of Athenians to help fellow citizens was fairly tenuous, all the more so was their responsibility to intervene to assist the peoples of other states; a distinct pragmatism prevailed in the city's decisions concerning intervention abroad. ; 215 pages 
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133 Christopoulos, George A. THE ARCHAIC PERIOD (1100 - 479 B.C.) History of the Hellenic World.
Pennsylvania State University Press 1975 0271012145 / 9780271012148 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Very light shelfwear to book. DJ has tears and chipping with small pieces missing. ; Very heavy book may require extra shipping to overseas customers. ; History of the Hellenic World; 555 pages; Looks at the History of Greece from the fall of the Mycenaean palaces through six centuries. Shows how the city-state, apeared and expanded and the development from monarchy and aristocracy to the purest forms of democracy. 
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134 Christopoulos, George A. THE ARCHAIC PERIOD (1100 - 479 B.C.) History of the Hellenic World.
Pennsylvania State University Press 1975 0271012145 / 9780271012148 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Very light shelfwear to book. DJ has tears and chipping with small pieces missing. ; Very heavy book may require extra shipping to overseas customers. ; History of the Hellenic World; 555 pages; Looks at the History of Greece from the fall of the Mycenaean palaces through six centuries. Shows how the city-state, apeared and expanded and the development from monarchy and aristocracy to the purest forms of democracy. 
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135 Clairmont, Christoph W. PATRIOS NOMOS: PUBLIC BURIAL IN ATHENS IN THE FIFTH AND FOURTH CENTURIES B.C. [TWO VOLUME SET COMPLETE] The Archaeological, Epigraphic-Literary and Historical Evidence
British Archaeological Reports 1983 086054205X / 9780860542056 Softcover Very Good 
Spines are faded. Vol 2 has creasing to one corner and 1 corner page uncut. Minor shelfwear with a bit of sunning to edges of wraps. ; BAR International Series 161 (I) & (II); Vol. 2019-01-02; 510 pages 
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136 Claster, Jill N. (Ed. ) ATHENIAN DEMOCRACY Triumph or Travesty?
Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1967 0030627605 / 9780030627606 Softcover Very Good 
Wraps slightly yellowed. Minor shelfwear. ; European Problem Studies; 122 pages 
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137 Clauss, Manfred SPARTA Eine Einführung in Seine Geschichte Und Zivilisation
C. H. Beck 1983 3406094767 / 9783406094767 Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Light bump to lower corner of pages with faint crease through pages. Minor shelfwear. ; Beck'sche Elementarbücher; 248 pages 
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138 Cloché, Paul LA DISLOCATION D'UN EMPIRE Les Premiers Successeurs D'Alexandre Le Grand (323-281/280 Avant J. -C. )
Payot 1959 First Edition Paperback Fair 
Scholars' name to ffep (Mark Golden). Wraps are browned. Hinges have been repaired. Ex-library copy with minimal stamps. Slight damage to spine from removed call numbers. Internally VG. ; Bibliothèque Historique; 510 pages 
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139 Codino, Fausto (Ed. ) L'ORIGINE DELLO STATO NELLA GRECIA ANTICA
Editori Riuniti 1984 8835927668 / 9788835927662 Softcover Fine 
Essays by scholars translated into Italian. ; Universale Scienze Sociali 132; 164 pages 
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140 Cohen, David LAW, SEXUALITY, AND SOCIETY The Enforcement of Morals in Classical Athens
Cambridge University Press 1994 0521466423 / 9780521466424 Softcover Very Good 
Scholar's name to half-title (Robert Brown). Light chipping to corners of wraps and spine ends. Minor shelfwear. ; Centering on the examination of the social and legal context of adultery, homosexuality, impiety, and the public-private dichotomy in Athenian society, this book attempts to examine the problems of social control and the regulation of sexuality in a way that will be of interest to a broad readership. It uses a comparative approach to show how the examination of such issues can deepen our understanding of classical Athens, particularly in regard to the role of law in society. Further, it argues that this historical investigation can, in turn, enrich our general appreciation of the relation of social and legal norms, and the roles they play in regulating complex social practices such as those associated with sexuality, morals, and the family. This illuminating book develops a view of classical Athenian society that emphasizes the study of social control as the dynamic interplay of legal and social norms within the context of ideology and practice. ; 0.87 x 9.33 x 6.22 Inches; 271 pages 
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141 Cohen, David LAW, VIOLENCE, AND COMMUNITY IN CLASSICAL ATHENS
Cambridge University Press 1995 0521381673 / 9780521381673 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Key Themes in Ancient History; 0.75 x 9.5 x 6.5 Inches; 226 pages; This book examines the legal regulation of violence and the role of litigation in Athenian society. Using comparative anthropological and historical perspectives, David Cohen challenges traditional evolutionary and functionalist accounts of the development of legal process. Examining Athenian theories of social conflict and the rule of law, as well as actual litigation involving the regulation of violence, the book emphasizes the way in which the judicial process operates in an agonistic society. 
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142 Cohen, Edward THE ATHENIAN NATION
Princeton University Press 2003 069109490X / 9780691094908 Softcover Very Good+ 
Faint crease to rear lower corner of wraps. Else book is fine. ; Challenging the modern assumption that ancient Athens is best understood as a polis, Edward Cohen boldly recasts our understanding of Athenian political and social life. Cohen demonstrates that ancient sources referred to Athens not only as a polis, but also as a "nation" (ethnos) , and that Athens did encompass the characteristics now used to identify a "nation." He argues that in Athens economic, religious, sexual, and social dimensions were no less significant than political and juridical considerations, and accordingly rejects prevailing scholarship's equation of Athens with its male citizen body. In fact, Cohen shows that the categories of "citizen" and "noncitizen" were much more fluid than is often assumed, and that some noncitizens exercised considerable power. He explores such subjects as the economic importance of businesswomen and wealthy slaves; the authority exercised by enslaved public functionaries; the practical egalitarianism of erotic relations and the broad and meaningful protections against sexual abuse of both free persons and slaves, and especially of children; the wide involvement of all sectors of the population in significant religious and local activities. All this emerges from the use of fresh legal, economic, and archaeological evidence and analysis that reveal the social complexity of Athens, and the demographic and geographic factors giving rise to personal anonymity and limiting personal contacts--leading to the creation of an "imagined community" with a mutually conceptualized identity, a unified economy, and national "myths" set in historical fabrication. ; 272 pages 
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143 Cohen, Edward E ANCIENT ATHENIAN MARITIME COURTS
Princeton University Press 1973 0691092273 / 9780691092270 First Edition Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
233 pages; Athens was the dominant maritime power in the West from the eighth to fourth centuries BCE. Athenian preeminence insured that its maritime law was accepted throughout the Mediterranean world. Indeed, its influence outlasted Athens and is the only area of classical Greek law that wasn't replaced entirely by Roman models. Codified during the Roman period in the Rhodian Sea laws, it went on to influence the subsequent development of European commercial and maritime law. Cohen explores the development of Athenian maritime law, the jurisdiction and procedure of the courts and the Athenian principles that have endured to the present day. 
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144 Cohen, Edward E ANCIENT ATHENIAN MARITIME COURTS
Princeton University Press 1973 0691092273 / 9780691092270 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
DJ has light edgewear to extremities. Minor shelfwear to DJ. ; 233 pages; Athens was the dominant maritime power in the West from the eighth to fourth centuries BCE. Athenian preeminence insured that its maritime law was accepted throughout the Mediterranean world. Indeed, its influence outlasted Athens and is the only area of classical Greek law that wasn't replaced entirely by Roman models. Codified during the Roman period in the Rhodian Sea laws, it went on to influence the subsequent development of European commercial and maritime law. Cohen explores the development of Athenian maritime law, the jurisdiction and procedure of the courts and the Athenian principles that have endured to the present day. 
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145 Coldstream, J N LIGHT FROM CYPRUS ON THE GREEK 'DARK AGE'?
Leopard's Head Press 1998 0904920372 / 9780904920376 Softcover Fine 
Bottom corner of book is bumped. ; Coldstream expertly seeks evidence from the history and archeology of Cyprus that might help illuminate the lesser known epochs of the ancient Greek world. Card Covers. ; The Nineteenth J. L. Myres Memorial Lecture.; 0.16 x 9.37 x 6.93 Inches; 19 pages 
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146 Cole, A. Thomas THE ORIGINS OF RHETORIC IN ANCIENT GREECE
The Johns Hopkins University Press 1991 0801840554 / 9780801840555 Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Pencilling to rear endpaper else fine. ; Is it fair to judge early Greek rhetoric by the standards of Plato and Aristotle? This text argues that it is not, and yet this is the path taken by current scholarship on the subject. Arguing against this view, this work sees early Greek rhetoric as largely unsystematic efforts to explore, more by means than by precept, all aspects of discourse. Replacing these early text by such treatises as the "Rhetoric" of Aristotle, Cole explains, can only be understood as part of a gradual process, as artistic prose came to be disseminated in written texts and so available in a form that, for the first time, be analyzed, evaluated and closely imitated. ; Ancient Society and History; 191 pages 
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147 Cole, A. Thomas THE ORIGINS OF RHETORIC IN ANCIENT GREECE
The Johns Hopkins University Press 1991 0801840554 / 9780801840555 Hardcover Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket 
Scholar's name to ffep (R. E. Fantham). Very light shelfwear to book else fine. DJ has tear to head of spine with small strip torn off. Light yellowing along top edge of DJ. Includes tipped in offprint review by Richard Martin with his initials to R. E. Fantham. ; Is it fair to judge early Greek rhetoric by the standards of Plato and Aristotle? This text argues that it is not, and yet this is the path taken by current scholarship on the subject. Arguing against this view, this work sees early Greek rhetoric as largely unsystematic efforts to explore, more by means than by precept, all aspects of discourse. Replacing these early text by such treatises as the "Rhetoric" of Aristotle, Cole explains, can only be understood as part of a gradual process, as artistic prose came to be disseminated in written texts and so available in a form that, for the first time, be analyzed, evaluated and closely imitated. ; Ancient Society and History; 191 pages 
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148 Coleridge, Edward P. RES GRAECAE Being Brief Aids to the History, Geography, Literature, and Antiquities of Ancient Greece, with Maps and Plans;
G. Bell & Sons 1898 Hardcover Good 
Spine is faded. Chipping to cloth at head and heel of spine. Edgewear to corners. Spine slightly cocked. Inner hinge is slightly cracked. Wear to boards. Still a solid copy. ; 236 pages 
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149 Colin, Jean LES VILLES LIBRES DE L'ORIENT GRÉCO-ROMAIN ET L'ENVOI AU SUPPLICE PAR ACCLAMATIONS POPULAIRES
Latomus 1965 Softcover Near Fine 
Pages unopened. Very minor shelfwear. Else fine. ; Collection Latomus Volume 82; 176 pages 
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150 Collins, Robert J THE MEDES AND PERSIANS Conquerors and Diplomats
Mcgraw-Hill 1972 0070118132 / 9780070118133 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Ex-Library book with pocket, and stamp (blacked out). Without markings, book would be NF. ; Archaeological discoveries in the past generation have enhanced our knowledge of the Ancient Medes and Persians. The glories of Persepolis and Pasargadae, the home capitals of the Persian kings, now stand revealed to in a grandeur that staggers the imagination. This book recounts the contributions of the ancient Medes and Persians and tells their tale from their perspective rather than the Greeks. ; Early culture series; 176 pages 
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