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Libanius the Sophist
Rhetoric, Reality, and Religion in the Fourth Century
Raffaella Cribiore
Raffaella Cribiore draws on her unique knowledge of the entire body of Libanius’s vast literary output to offer the fullest intellectual portrait yet of this remarkable thinker.



The Mind of Thucydides
Jacqueline de Romilly, Jacqueline de Romilly
First published in France in 1956 and now available in English for the first time, this narratological analysis of Thucydides's "History of the Peloponnesian War" highlights the power and sophistication of the Greek historian's...



A Threat to Public Piety
Christians, Platonists, and the Great Persecution
Elizabeth DePalma Digeser
In A Threat to Public Piety, Elizabeth DePalma Digeser reexamines the origins of the Great Persecution (AD 303–313), the last eruption of pagan violence against Christians before Constantine enforced the toleration of Christianity within the Empire.



On Greek Religion
Robert Parker
A provocative and wide-ranging entrée into the world of ancient Greek religion.



Introducing New Gods
The Politics of Athenian Religion
Robert Garland
Examining the means through which the Athenians established and marketed cults, this handsomely illustrated book is the first to illuminate the full range of motives—political and economic, as well as spiritual—that prompted them to introduce new gods.



Sagalassos VI
Geo- and Bio-Archaeology in the Territory of Sagalassos
Sagalassos 6 Since 1990, the ancient Greco-Roman city of Sagalassos in southwestern Turkey has been the focus of an interdisciplinary archaeological research project coordinated by the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. Sagalassos, a popular cultural...



The Anabasis of Cyrus
Xenophon
In this new translation of the Anabasis, Wayne Ambler achieves a masterful combination of liveliness and a fidelity to the original uncommon in other...



The Archaeology of Disease
Charlotte Roberts, Keith Manchester
The Archaeology of Disease shows how the latest scientific and archaeological techniques can be used to identify the common illnesses and injuries from which humans suffered in antiquity. Charlotte Roberts and Keith Manchester offer a vivid picture of...



Archaeology and the Emergence of Greece
Anthony M. Snodgrass
"The papers in this book presume to stray across the traditional boundaries with the domains of prehistorians, ancient historians, and literary critics. . . . It had been regarded as somehow out of order for Classical archaeologists to meddle with...



Measuring Heaven
Pythagoras and His Influence on Thought and Art in Antiquity and the Middle Ages
Christiane L. Joost-Gaugier
Surviving fragments of information about Pythagoras (born ca. 570 BCE) gave rise to a growing set of legends about this famous sage and his followers, whose reputations throughout Antiquity and the Middle Ages have never before been studied...



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