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Homer's Thebes Epic Rivalries and the Appropriation of Mythical Pasts
ISBN: PB: 9780674237926, Harvard University Press, May 2019
426 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
Homer's Iliad and Odyssey are the only early Greek heroic epics to have survived the transition to writing, even though extant evidence indicates that they emerged from a thriving oral culture. Among the missing are the songs of Boeotian Thebes. "Ho...
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Saints of Ninth- and Tenth-Century Greece
ISBN: HB: 9780674237360, Harvard University Press, May 2019
384 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm
"Saints of Ninth- and Tenth-Century Greece" collects funeral orations, encomia, and narrative hagiography. Together, these works illuminate one of the most obscure periods of Greek history – when holy men played central roles as the Byzantine adminis...
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Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 110
ISBN: HB: 9780674237315, Harvard University Press, May 2019
550 pp., 21.2x14.2 cm, 2 illus., 1 map, 4 tables
This volume includes: Rachel Zelnick-Abramovitz, "Half Slave, Half Free: Partial Manumission in the Ancient Near East and Beyond"; Chris Eckerman, "I Weave a Variegated Headband: Metaphors for Song and Communication in Pindar's Odes"; Alexander Nikol...
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Romanland Ethnicity and Empire in Byzantium
ISBN: HB: 9780674986510, Harvard University Press, April 2019
392 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 2 maps
Was there ever such a thing as Byzantium? Certainly no emperor ever called himself "Byzantine". And while the identities of minorities in the eastern empire are clear – contemporaries speak of Slavs, Bulgarians, Armenians, Jews, and Muslims – that of...
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Story of Myth
ISBN: HB: 9780674185074, Harvard University Press, December 2018
384 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 14 photos, 2 charts
Greek myths have long been admired as beautiful, thrilling stories but dismissed as serious objects of belief. For centuries scholars have held that Greek epics, tragedies, and the other compelling works handed down to us obscure the "real" myths tha...
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Time and Its Adversaries in the Seleucid Empire
ISBN: HB: 9780674976931, Harvard University Press, December 2018
392 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 39 photos, 5 maps, 5 tables
In this eye-opening book, Paul J. Kosmin explains how the Seleucid Empire's invention of a new kind of time – and the rebellions against this worldview – transformed the way we organize our thoughts about the past, present, and future. In the afterm...
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Beyond Greek The Beginnings of Latin Literature
ISBN: PB: 9780674986589, ISBN: HB: 9780674055230, Harvard University Press, December 2018
326 pp., 23.5x15.7 cm
Virgil, Ovid, Cicero, Horace, and other authors of ancient Rome are so firmly established in the Western canon today that the birth of Latin literature seems inevitable. Yet, Denis Feeney boldly argues, the beginnings of Latin literature were anythin...
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Cyrus the Great Life and Lore
ISBN: PB: 9780674987388, Harvard University Press, December 2018
250 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 20 halftones
The edited volume "Cyrus the Great: Life and Lore" re-contextualizes Cyrus's foundational act and epoch in light of recent scholarship, while examining his later reception in antiquity and beyond. Among the many themes addressed in the volume are: th...
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Not All Dead White Men Classics and Misogyny in the Digital Age
ISBN: HB: 9780674975552, Harvard University Press, October 2018
288 pp., 21x14 cm
A disturbing expose of how today's Alt-Right men's groups use ancient sources to promote a new brand of toxic masculinity online. A virulent strain of antifeminism is thriving online that treats women's empowerment as a mortal threat to men and to t...
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Posthomerica Loeb Classical Library 19
ISBN: HB: 9780674997165, Harvard University Press, July 2018
736 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Quintus Smyrnaeus' "Posthomerica", the only long mythological epic to survive in Greek from the period between Apollonius' "Argonautica" (3rd century BC) and Nonnus' "Dionysiaca" (5th century AD), fills in the whole story of the Trojan expedition bet...
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