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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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Story of Greece and Rome
ISBN: HB: 9780300217117, Yale University Press, October 2018
392 pp., 23.5x15.6 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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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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Hannibal A Hellenistic Life
ISBN: PB: 9780300240306, ISBN: HB: 9780300152043, Yale University Press, August 2018
320 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 12 black&white illus.
Hannibal lived a life of incredible feats of daring and survival, massive military engagements, and ultimate defeat. A citizen of Carthage and military commander in Punic Spain, he famously marched his war elephants and huge army over the Alps into R...
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Praetorian The Rise and Fall of Rome's Imperial Bodyguard
ISBN: PB: 9780300234381, ISBN: HB: 9780300218954, Yale University Press, April 2018
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 32 colour illus.
A riveting account of ancient Rome's imperial bodyguard, the select band of soldiers who wielded the power to make – or destroy – the emperors they served Founded by Augustus around 27 B.C., the elite Praetorian Guard was tasked with the protection...
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Art of Libation in Classical Athens
ISBN: HB: 9780300192278, Yale University Press, February 2018
196 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 127 colour illus., 5 black&white illus.
This handsome volume presents an innovative look at the imagery of libations, the most commonly depicted ritual in ancient Greece, and how it engaged viewers in religious performance. In a libation, liquid – water, wine, milk, oil, or honey – was pou...
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Regulating Sex in the Roman Empire Ideology, the Bible, and the Early Christians
ISBN: HB: 9780300227727, Yale University Press, February 2018
208 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Challenging the long-held assumption that American values – be they Christian or secular – are based on "Judeo-Christian" norms, this provocative study compares ancient Christian discourses on marriage and sexuality with contemporary ones, maintainin...
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Philo of Alexandria An Intellectual Biography
ISBN: HB: 9780300175233, Yale University Press, February 2018
344 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
Philo was a Hellenistic Jewish philosopher who left behind one of the richest bodies of work from antiquity, yet his personality and intellectual development have remained a riddle. Maren Niehoff presents the first biography of Philo, arguing that hi...
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Horse in Ancient Greek Art
ISBN: HB: 9780300230574, Yale University Press, February 2018
160 pp., 26.7x21 cm, 130 colour illus.
Horses were revered in ancient Greece as symbols of wealth, power, and status. On stunning black- and red-figure vases, in sculpture, and in other media, Greek artists depicted the daily care of horses, chariot and horseback races, scenes of combat,...
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Antiquity Matters
ISBN: HB: 9780300215373, Yale University Press, November 2017
376 pp., 21x14 cm
This book is the culmination of more than sixty years of a writing life during which Frederic Raphael has returned again and again to the literature and landscape of the ancient world. In his new book, Raphael deploys his renowned wit and erudition t...
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