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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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History of Rome, Volume XI: Books 38-40 Loeb Classical Library 313
ISBN: HB: 9780674997196, Harvard University Press, July 2018
588 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Livy (Titus Livius), the great Roman historian, was born at or near Patavium (Padua) in 64 or 59 BCE; he may have lived mostly in Rome but died at Patavium, in 12 or 17 CE. Livy's only extant work is part of his history of Rome from the foundation o...
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Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 109
ISBN: HB: 9780674971653, Harvard University Press, May 2018
500 pp., 21.2x14.2 cm
This volume includes: Jose Marcos Macedo, "Zeus as (Rider of) Thunderbolt"; Hayden Pelliccia, "The Violation of Wackernagel's Law at Pindar, Pythian 3.1"; Robert Mayhew, "A Note on [Aristotle] Problemata 26.61"; Sam Hitchings, "The Date of [Demosthen...
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Nemesis Alcibiades and the Fall of Athens
ISBN: HB: 9780674660441, Harvard University Press, April 2018
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 12 halftones, 5 maps, 1 chart
Alcibiades was one of the most dazzling figures of the Golden Age of Athens. A ward of Pericles and a friend of Socrates, he was spectacularly rich, bewitchingly handsome and charismatic, a skilled general, and a ruthless politician. He was also a se...
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History of Rome, Volume X: Books 35-37 Loeb Classical Library 301
ISBN: HB: 9780674997158, Harvard University Press, February 2018
400 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Livy (Titus Livius), the great Roman historian, was born at Patavium (Padua) in 64 or 59 BC where after years in Rome he died in AD 12 or 17. Livy's history, composed as the imperial autocracy of Augustus was replacing the republican system that had...
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