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History of Rome, Volume VI: Books 23-25 Loeb Classical Library 355
ISBN: HB: 9780674997271, Harvard University Press, June 2020
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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Holy Apostles A Lost Monument, a Forgotten Project, and the Presentness of the Past
ISBN: HB: 9780884024644, Harvard University Press, June 2020
320 pp., 27.9x21.5 cm
Founded by Constantine the Great, rebuilt by Justinian, and redecorated in the ninth, tenth, and twelfth centuries, the Church of the Holy Apostles in Constantinople was the mausoleum of emperors, patriarchs, and saints. It was also a key station in...
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Healthy Buildings How Indoor Spaces Drive Performance and Productivity
ISBN: HB: 9780674237971, Harvard University Press, May 2020
272 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 16 illus., 11 tables
By the time you reach eighty, you will have spent seventy-two years of your life indoors. Like it or not, humans have become an indoor species. This means that the people who design, build, and maintain our buildings can have a major impact on our he...
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Hinduism Before Reform
ISBN: HB: 9780674988224, Harvard University Press, March 2020
336 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm
By the early eighteenth century, the Mughal Empire was in decline, and the East India Company was making inroads into the subcontinent. A century later Christian missionaries, Hindu teachers, Muslim saints, and Sikh rebels formed the colorful religio...
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Homer's Thebes Epic Rivalries and the Appropriation of Mythical Pasts
ISBN: PB: 9780674237926, Harvard University Press, March 2020
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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Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 110
ISBN: HB: 9780674237315, Harvard University Press, March 2020
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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Homeric Imagery and the Natural Environment
ISBN: PB: 9780674987357, Harvard University Press, March 2020
310 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 6 colour illus., 1 table
Responding to George Lakoff's and Mark Johnson's analysis of metaphor, William Brockliss explores the Homeric poets' use of concrete concepts drawn from the Greek natural environment to aid their audiences' understanding of abstract concepts. In part...
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Hacker and State Cyber Attacks and the New Normal of Geopolitics
ISBN: HB: 9780674987555, Harvard University Press, February 2020
432 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm
Ever since "WarGames", we have been bracing for the cyberwar to come, conjuring images of exploding power plants and mass panic. But while cyber attacks are now disturbingly common, they don't look anything like we thought they would. Packed with in...
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History of Akbar, Volume 6 Murty Classical Library of India 23
ISBN: HB: 9780674986138, Harvard University Press, January 2020
688 pp., 20.3x13.3 cm, 7 maps
"Akbarnama", or "The History of Akbar", by Abu'l-Fazl (d. 1602), is one of the most important works of Indo-Persian history and a touchstone of prose artistry. Marking a high point in a long, rich tradition of Persian historical writing, it served as...
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History of Rome, Volume V: Books 21-22 Loeb Classical Library 233
ISBN: HB: 9780674996946, Harvard University Press, January 2020
450 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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