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The Jeweled Style
Poetry and Poetics in Late Antiquity
Michael Roberts
"Roberts has produced a gem of a book about Latin poetry of the Roman dominate."—The Classical World



Plutarch's "Life of Alcibiades"
Story, Text and Moralism
Simon Verdegem
Demonstrates how Plutarch carefully constructed his story and used a wide range of narrative techniques to create a complex Life that raises interesting questions about the relation between private morality and the common good.



Ancient Perspectives on Aristotle's "De Anima"
Gerd Van Riel, Pierre Destrée
Aristotle's treatise On the Soul figures among the most influential texts in the intellectual history of the West. It is the first systematic treatise on the nature and functioning of the human soul, presenting Aristotle's authoritative analyses of...



Plutarch's "Maxime cum principibus philosopho esse disserendum"
An Interpretation with Commentary
Geert Roskam
In this short political work, Plutarch demonstrates that the philosopher should especially associate with powerful rulers in order to exert the greatest positive influence on his society and at the same time maximize his personal pleasure.



The Care of the Dead in Late Antiquity
Éric Rebillard
In this provocative book Éric Rebillard challenges many long-held assumptions about early Christian burial customs. For decades scholars of early Christianity have argued that the Church owned and operated burial grounds for Christians as early as the...



Isotopes in Vitreous Materials
For all artifacts that are to serve as archaeological evidence, the study of the provenance, production technology, and trade of raw materials must be based on archaeometry. Currently, these questions are addressed by the use of radiogenic isotope...



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...



Thebaid
A Song of Thebes
Statius
The clarity of Joyce's translation highlights the poem's superb versification, sophisticated use of intertextuality, and bold formal experimentation and innovation. A substantial introduction and annotations make this epic accessible to students.



Helen of Troy and Her Shameless Phantom
Norman Austin
Like the male heroes of epic poetry, Helen of Troy has been immortalized, but not for deeds of strength and honor; she is remembered as the beautiful woman who disgraced herself and betrayed her family and state. Norman Austin here surveys...



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