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Lessons of Tragedy Statecraft and World Order
ISBN: PB: 9780300251760, ISBN: HB: 9780300238242, Yale University Press, April 2020
216 pp., 21x14 cm
The ancient Greeks hard-wired a tragic sensibility into their culture. By looking disaster squarely in the face, by understanding just how badly things could spiral out of control, they sought to create a communal sense of responsibility and courage...
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Story of Greece and Rome
ISBN: PB: 9780300251647, ISBN: HB: 9780300217117, Yale University Press, February 2020
392 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm, 27 colour illus., 5 maps
The magnificent civilization created by the ancient Greeks and Romans is the greatest legacy of the classical world. However, narratives about the "civilized" Greek and Roman empires resisting the barbarians at the gate are far from accurate. Tony Sp...
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Christ's Associations Connecting and Belonging in the Ancient City
ISBN: HB: 9780300217049, Yale University Press, January 2020
536 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 27 black&white illus.
As an urban movement, the early groups of Christ followers came into contact with the many small groups in Greek and Roman antiquity. Organized around the workplace, a deity, a diasporic identity, or a neighborhood, these associations gathered in sma...
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Crossing the Rubicon Caesar's Decision and the Fate of Rome
ISBN: HB: 9780300241457, Yale University Press, November 2019
384 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 8 maps
When the Senate ordered Julius Caesar, conqueror of Gaul, to disband his troops, he instead marched his soldiers across the Rubicon River, in violation of Roman law. The Senate turned to its proconsul, Pompey the Great, for help. But Pompey's respons...
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Sparta's First Attic War The Grand Strategy of Classical Sparta, 478-446 B.C.
ISBN: HB: 9780300242614, Yale University Press, September 2019
328 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 29 black&white illus.
During the Persian Wars, Sparta and Athens worked in tandem to defeat what was, in terms of relative resources and power, the greatest empire in human history. For the decade and a half that followed, they continued their collaboration until a rift o...
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Athens A History of the World's First Democracy
ISBN: PB: 9780300246605, Yale University Press, August 2019
368 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm, 12 black&white illus., 5 maps
The first democracy, established in ancient Greece more than 2,500 years ago, has served as the foundation for every democratic system of government instituted down the centuries. In this lively history, author Thomas N. Mitchell tells the full and r...
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Brutus The Noble Conspirator
ISBN: PB: 9780300246643, Yale University Press, August 2019
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 12 black&white illus., 6 maps
Conspirator and assassin, philosopher and statesman, promoter of peace and commander in war, Marcus Brutus (ca. 85-42 BC) was a controversial and enigmatic man even to those who knew him. His leading role in the murder of Julius Caesar on the Ides of...
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Art of the Hellenistic Kingdoms From Pergamon to Rome
ISBN: PB: 9781588396587, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, March 2019
256 pp., 25.4x21.6 cm, 200 colour and black&white illus.
Authored by internationally renowned scholars, the 20 essays written for this volume explore topics ranging from the influence of Hellenistic art in the ancient Roman world to the ongoing excavations at Pergamon. All aspects of Hellenistic art are di...
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Enraged Why Violent Times Need Ancient Greek Myths
ISBN: PB: 9780300239966, ISBN: HB: 9780300217377, Yale University Press, October 2018
288 pp., 21x14 cm
Millennia ago, Greek myths exposed the dangers of violent rage and the need for empathy and self-restraint. Homer's "Iliad", Euripides' "Hecuba", and Sophocles' "Ajax" show that anger and vengeance destroy perpetrators and victims alike. Composed bef...
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Domina The Women Who Made Imperial Rome
ISBN: HB: 9780300230307, Yale University Press, September 2018
408 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 32 colour illus., 3 maps
Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, and Nero – these are the names history associates with the early Roman Empire. Yet, not a single one of these emperors was the blood son of his predecessor. In this captivating history, a prominent scholar of t...
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