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Mothers in Mourning
Nicole Loraux
"Nicole Loraux brilliantly elucidates how Athenian politics were 'gendered' in the Classical period. She investigates the Athenian state's interdiction of ritualized mourning by women, in a city where public mourning constituted a vital act of civic...



The Foundation of Rome
Myth and History
Alexandre Grandazzi
At once a historical essay and a self-conscious meditation on the writing of history, The Foundation of Rome takes as its starting point a series of accounts of Rome's origins offered over the course of centuries. Alexandre Grandazzi places these...



Livy
Reconstructing Early Rome
Gary B. Miles






The Archaeology of Greece
An Introduction
William R. Biers
An introduction for students, teachers, and lay readers to the delights of exploring the world of ancient Greece.



Taming Democracy
Models of Political Rhetoric in Classical Athens
Harvey Yunis



Culture and National Identity in Republican Rome
Erich S. Gruen
A compelling account of the assimilation and adaptation of Greek culture by the Romans during the middle and later Republic.



Golden Mouth
The Story of John Chrysostom—Ascetic, Preacher, Bishop
J. N. D. Kelly
"No other author has delved so deeply into the life and work of this complex, influential, and tragic figure of the fourth century and produced such a far-ranging but precise, solidly researched, and eminently readable account. . . . Chrysostom...



Domestic and Divine
Roman Mosaics in the House of Dionysos
Christine Kondoleon
"Christine Kondoleon presents the extraordinary mosaics of the House of Dionysos on Cyprus in a multifaceted study that explores their technique, style, iconography, architectural setting, chronology, and social import. This richly textured...



The Trojan War in Ancient Art
Susan Woodford
The legendary characters of the Trojan War captured the imaginations not only of Greek and Roman writers, but of countless visual artists as well. A vibrant retelling of the Trojan myths, this handsomely illustrated book brings to life for today's...



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