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Hearing Homer's Song: The Brief Life and Big Idea of Milman Parry Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780525520948
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Published: Knopf - April 27th, 2021

From the acclaimed biographer of Jane Jacobs and Srinivasa Ramanujan comes the first full life and work of arguably the most influential classical scholar of the twentieth century, who overturned long-entrenched notions of ancient epic poetry and enlarged the very idea of literature.


Ancient Egypt: A Very Short Introduction, 2nd Edition (Very Short Introductions) Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9780198845461
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - April 1st, 2021

Very Short Introductions: Brilliant, Sharp, Inspiring

The ancient Egyptians are an enduring source of fascination -- mummies and pyramids, curses and rituals have captured the imagination of generations. We all have a mental picture of ancient Egypt, but is it the right one? How much do we really know about this great civilization?


Greece: Biography of a Modern Nation Cover Image
$22.50
ISBN: 9780226809793
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Published: University of Chicago Press - May 17th, 2021

For many, “Greece” is synonymous with “ancient Greece,” the civilization that gave us much that defines Western culture today. But, how did Greece come to be so powerfully attached to the legacy of the ancients in the first place and then define an identity for itself that is at once Greek and modern?


The Cambridge Companion to Catullus (Cambridge Companions to Literature) Cover Image
By Ian Du Quesnay (Editor), Tony Woodman (Editor)
$32.99
ISBN: 9781316644713
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Published: Cambridge University Press - April 29th, 2021

Catullus is one of the most popular poets to survive from classical antiquity. Above all others he seems to speak to modern readers with a modern voice.


Rome, Empire of Plunder Cover Image
By Matthew P. Loar (Editor), Carolyn MacDonald (Editor), Dan-El Padilla Peralta (Editor)
$32.99
ISBN: 9781108406048
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Published: Cambridge University Press - April 15th, 2021

Military History of Late Rome 518-565 Cover Image
$52.95
ISBN: 9781473895287
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Published: Pen & Sword Military - July 31st, 2021

The Military History of Late Rome 518-565 provides a new, fresh analysis of the revival of Roman fortunes during the reigns of Justin I (518-527) and Justinian I (527-565). The book narrates in great detail the re-conquests of North Africa, Italy and southern Spain by Justinian's armies.


Escape from Rome: The Failure of Empire and the Road to Prosperity (Princeton Economic History of the Western World #94) Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9780691216737
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Published: Princeton University Press - March 16th, 2021

The gripping story of how the end of the Roman Empire was the beginning of the modern world


The Making of a King: Antigonus Gonatas of Macedon and the Greeks Cover Image
$27.50
ISBN: 9780226611372
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Published: University of Chicago Press - April 6th, 2021

Pagan Portals - Hellenic Paganism Cover Image
$10.95
ISBN: 9781789043235
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Published: Moon Books - March 1st, 2021

Hellenic Paganism has been growing in interest for a number of years and steadily becoming a strong presence in neo-Paganism. As with most paths there are many differing practices in the Hellenic world, all underpinned by the values and ethics of what is understood to be the Hellenic way of life.


Minoan Crete: An Introduction Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781108440493
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Published: Cambridge University Press - March 18th, 2021

Nero Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781108460071
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Published: Cambridge University Press - April 22nd, 2021

The Precinct of Mut at South Karnak: An Archaeological Guide Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9789774169731
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Published: American University in Cairo Press - March 2nd, 2021

A richly illustrated guide to the Egyptian temple, its history, and the story of its goddess, Mut, as told by the preeminent archaeologists directing the excavations