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  • Religion and the Greeks

    Religion and the Greeks
    av Robert Garland

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853994098

    No area of Greek life was wholly untouched by religion, and a basic knowledge of this aspect of life is essential to anyone seeking a proper understanding of the classical world. In this engaging survey Robert Garland brings out the unique quality o…

  • Cicero

    Cicero
    av Elizabeth Rawson

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862920517

    Drawing on a full range of Cicero's speeches, essays and correspondence, as well as on the most recent research, Rawson's highly regarded biography of Cicero - his politics and philosophy - makes fascinating reading for historians, classicists, and…

  • River Potudan

    River Potudan
    av Andrei Platonov

    Häftad - 1998 - Ryska - ISBN: 9781853993770

    This is a title in the Bristol Classical Press Russian Texts series, in Russian with English notes, vocabulary and introduction. The influence of Andrey Platonov (1899-1951), a gifted writer of the Soviet era, has pervaded Soviet and Russian literat…

  • Cities of Roman Italy

    Cities of Roman Italy
    av Guy de la Bedoyere

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853997280

    Aimed at a student audience, this study introduces the archaeology of the three crucially important Roman towns of Pompeii, Herculaneum and Ostia. After an introduction to civic institutions and the make-up of Roman urban society, de la Bedoyere loo…

  • The Middle Kingdom of Ancient Egypt

    The Middle Kingdom of Ancient Egypt
    av Wolfram Grajetzki

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715634356

    For the ancient Egyptians, the Middle Kingdom (c. 2000-1700 BC) was a classical period of art, history and literature. The Twelfth Dynasty was one of the strongest ever to rule on the banks of the Nile: some of its kings were later worshipped as loc…

  • The Development of the Greek Language

    The Development of the Greek Language
    av Wendy Moleas

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853996757

    First published in 1989, "The Development of the Greek Language" is aimed primarily, but not exclusively, at readers who know ancient Greek. It aims to show how accessible modern Greek is, once the basic adaptations over time are understood. For spe…

  • Archaeology and Text

    Archaeology and Text
    av John Moreland

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715629987

    "Archaeology and Text" challenges traditional assumptions about the relationship between history and archaeology by re-evaluating the role of artefacts and documents in the reconstruction of the historical past. Previous attempts to create a rapproc…

  • Classical Archaeology in the Field

    Classical Archaeology in the Field
    av L.C. Bowkett

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853996177

    Archaeology has progressed enormously since the early excavations of classical sites such as Olympia and Ephesus in the middle of the 19th century. A better perspective on the material culture of the Classical world is now given by new methods and m…

  • Writing Latin

    Writing Latin
    av James Morwood

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853997013

    A completely new guide to writing Latin from scratch, this user-friendly book includes key features such as: broad coverage - all the major grammatical constructions of the Latin language are covered, reinforcing what students have learnt from readi…

  • Ab Urbe Condita

    Ab Urbe Condita
    av Livy

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862922962

    Livy's first book covers the 'mythical' period of Rome, from the arrival of Aeneas in Italy, including the founding of Alba Longa and Rome, the lives of Romulus and Remus, and the period of Kingship up to the banishment of the last of the seven king…

  • Ab Urbe Condita

    Ab Urbe Condita
    av Livy

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853990595

    Book XXII of Livy's great History of Rome covers the Second Punic War in 217 and 216 BC, including the great battles of Transymene and Cannae in Italy, and the course of the war in Spain.This useful text consists of the Latin text, copious notes to…

  • Ab Urbe Condita

    Ab Urbe Condita
    av Livy

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862921781

    Book XXI of Livy's history of Rome is one of the most frequently read either in its entirety or in extracts, for it includes Carthaginian campaigns in Spain and Hannibal's momentous crossing of the Alps to invade Italy.P.G. Walsh's edition is design…

  • Narrators and Focalizers

    Narrators and Focalizers
    av Irene de Jong

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853996580

    Acclaimed as one of the pioneering texts to introduce narratology (the theory that deals with the general principles underlying narrative texts) to classical scholarship, Irene de Jong's work explains the key concepts such as "narrator", "focalizati…

  • Plutarch's "Alexander"

    Plutarch's "Alexander"
    av J.R. Hamilton

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853995743

    Based on Ziegler's revised text, this book provides a commentary on Plutarch's "Life of Alexander". It devotes most of its space to historical matters, comparing Plutarch's narrative at every point with the sources. In addition, it adds a fresh intr…

  • Russian Etymological Dictionary

    Russian Etymological Dictionary
    av Terence Wade

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853994142

    This dictionary provides a systematic analysis of Russian word derivations, describing the etymology of 1500 central words in the language. In the introduction, the author traces the development of Russian vocabulary and focuses on factors that have…

  • De Bello Gallico

    De Bello Gallico
    av Julius Caesar

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853996788

    This school edition of Caesar's Gallic War book III contains an introduction giving background and context, the Latin text, notes on the text and vocabulary.

  • Burial Customs in Ancient Egypt: Life in Death for Rich and Poor

    Burial Customs in Ancient Egypt: Life in Death for Rich and Poor
    av Wolfram Grajetski

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715632178

    The energy devoted by the ancient Egyptians to their tombs is legendary. The pyramids of Gizeh and the tomb of Tutankhamun are just two very spectacular examples, but no previous book has sought to use the tens of thousands of tombs excavated in Egy…

  • Greek for Beginners

    Greek for Beginners
    av L.A. Wilding

    Storpocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715626467

    Wilding's Greek for Beginners has long been recognised as one of the very best introductions to the Ancient Greek language, covering all points of grammar and syntax with exercises and readings. Making the Greek language immediately accessible and e…

  • Thrasymachus

    Thrasymachus
    av C.W.E. Peckett

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862921392

    This is one of the classic course books for those beginning ancient Greek. Designed to give students a working knowledge of the Greek languages in order to examine the ancient texts with confidence and enjoyment, the text includes some of the more f…

  • Les Belles-Soeurs

    Les Belles-Soeurs
    av Michel Tremblay, Michel Tremblay

    Häftad - 2000 - Franska - ISBN: 9781853995507

    This play takes a crate of gift stamps, a Montreal kitchen, and 15 women, and mixing fast-moving dialogue, monologue and chorus, produces a critique of "women's place", Quebec society, and modern consumerism.

  • Neoplatonism

    Neoplatonism
    av Richard Tyrrell Wallis

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853994531

    'Wallis's book has all the virtues which one could require in a popular account of a difficult, ancient, or unfamiliar kind of philosophy. It is as clear as the subject matter admits, genuinely comprehensive, well documented ... and very well balanc…

  • Les mots pour le dire

    Les mots pour le dire
    av Marie Cardinal, Marie Cardinal

    Häftad - 1998 - Franska - ISBN: 9781853993367

    This book contains the French text of Marie Cardinal's Les Mots Pour le Dire with English notes and introduction.

  • Women in Greek Myth

    Women in Greek Myth
    av Mary R. Lefkowitz

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715635650

    In the first edition of "Women in Greek Myth", published in 1986, Mary R. Lefkowitz convincingly challenged narrow, ideological interpretations of the roles of female characters in Greek mythology. Where some scholars saw the Amazons as the last rem…

  • Three Archaic Poets

    Three Archaic Poets
    av Anne Pippin Burnett

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853995781

    This study of early Greek lyric provides portraits of Archilochus, Alcaeus and Sappho and their poetry. It looks at their social setting, and their purposes within it.

  • Lost Civilization

    Lost Civilization
    av James L Boone

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715635681

    Al-Andalus, the Iberian Islamic civilization centred on Cordoba in the tenth and eleventh centuries, has been a 'lost' civilization in several respects. Its history suppressed or denied for much of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, it was rega…

  • Combat Archaeology

    Combat Archaeology
    av John Schofield

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715634035

    This series of short volumes, each devoted to a theme which is the subject of contemporary debate in archaeology, ranges from issues in theory and method to aspects of world archaeology. The archaeology of recent conflict is a fast-moving field of r…

  • Magic, Reason and Experience

    Magic, Reason and Experience
    av G. E. R. Lloyd

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853996023

    This text is a study of the origins and development of Greek science, focusing especially on the interactions of scientific and traditional patterns of thought from the 6th to the 4th centuries BC. The starting point is an examination of how certain…

  • Roman Aqueducts and Water Supply

    Roman Aqueducts and Water Supply
    av A.Trevor Hodge

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715631713

    How did a Roman waterworks work? How were the aqueducts planned and built? What happened to the water before it arrived in the aqueduct and after it left, in catchment, urban distribution and drainage? What were the hydraulics and drainage involved?…

  • Greek Prose Composition

    Greek Prose Composition
    av M. A. North

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715612842

    This classic Greek composition book has been in use thoroughout the world for over 100 years. It remains the standard middle school Grek manual. It features brief lesson overviews followed by English to Greek composition exercises. In the Appendix t…

  • Aeneid

    Aeneid
    av Virgil

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862921712

    Latin text, with Latin-English vocabulary and notes in English.

  • Aeneid

    Aeneid
    av Virgil

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853992445

    This edition, originally published in 1953 in the admirable Methuen Classical Texts series, has been maintained in print by Bradda Books. This longevity is deserved; for it remains a very fine edition, manageable at different levels of attainment. M…

  • Aeneid

    Aeneid
    av Virgil

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853995422

    In Book II of the "Aeneid", Aeneas relates to Dido his own account of Troy's destruction and his escape, including the episode of the Wooden Horse. It is some of the best Latin poetry ever written, and thus makes an ideal introduction to the "Aeneid…

  • Histories

    Histories
    av Herodotus

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853996283

    Book I of the "Histories" provides a particularly good illustration of the discursiveness and diversity of Herodotus' materials and of the ingenuity with which he develops his narrative and welds it into an artistic whole. Here he deals first with t…

  • A Greek Prose Course

    A Greek Prose Course

    Häftad - 1998 - Grekiska - ISBN: 9781853995378

    This is part one of a four-part prose reading course designed for beginners in Greek and other learners wishing to consolidate their reading skills. Particular attention is paid to idiomatic usage (both in Greek and English), word order and the use…

  • A Greek Prose Course

    A Greek Prose Course

    Häftad - 1998 - Grekiska - ISBN: 9781853995392

    This is part three of a four-unit prose reading course designed for beginners in Greek and other learners wishing to consolidate their reading skills. Particular attention is paid to idiomatic usage (both in Greek and English), word order and the us…

  • A Greek Prose Course

    A Greek Prose Course

    Häftad - 1998 - Grekiska - ISBN: 9781853995408

    This is part four of a four-unit prose reading course designed for beginners in Greek and other learners wishing to consolidate their reading skills. Particular attention is paid to idiomatic usage (both in Greek and English), word order and the use…

  • A Greek Prose Course

    A Greek Prose Course

    Häftad - 1998 - Grekiska - ISBN: 9781853995385

    This is part two of a four-part prose reading course designed for beginners in Greek and other learners wishing to consolidate their reading skills. Particular attention is paid to idiomatic usage (both in Greek and English), word order and the use…

  • Xenophon

    Xenophon
    av J. Antrich

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780906515112

    This volume, originally published in 1978, offers some 800-850 lines of the 'Anabasis' in Greek with English summaries of the intervening passages to give an idea of the whole of Xenophon's exciting adventure. Notes at the foot of each page assist w…

  • Menander

    Menander
    av S. Ireland

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853991998

    These comedies by Menander reveal that the oft-employed theme of mistaken identity is as old as the Great Dionysia. Teachers and students will find that this edition remains loyal to the Greek originals without confining itself to the literalism tha…

  • Kosmorama

    Kosmorama
    av V.F. Odoevskii

    Häftad - 1998 - Ryska - ISBN: 9781853995347

    Reflecting the author's deep interest in the mystical and the occult, this tale tells of a small boy's involvement with a seemingly harmless toy which has fateful consequences for him and for those he encounters. The text raises questions of a philo…

  • Wear and Tear

    Wear and Tear
    av Tracy Tynan

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715652671

    Tracy Peacock Tynan, daughter of the world-famous theatre critic Kenneth Tynan and the author Elaine Dundy, grew up in London and New York during the 1950s and '60s. Her parents threw lavish parties where style was essential and guests included the…

  • Snowball Berry Red

    Snowball Berry Red
    av Vasilii Shukshin

    Häftad - 1998 - Ryska - ISBN: 9781853994197

    This is a title in the Bristol Classical Press Russian Texts series, in Russian with English notes, vocabulary and introduction. Vasilii Shukshin is a writer in the tradition of "village prose", a literary movement which has emerged from 20th-centur…

  • BTD BASIC TEXT DESIGN 01 SOURCING C

    BTD BASIC TEXT DESIGN 01 SOURCING C
    av STEED JOSEPHINE

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9782350173054

  • CULTURAL HISTORY OF ALCOHOL IN THE

    CULTURAL HISTORY OF ALCOHOL IN THE

    Inbunden - 1900 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472569790

  • Candide

    Candide
    av Voltaire, Voltaire

    Häftad - 1998 - Franska - ISBN: 9781853993695

    This volume, which takes account of the latest scholarship, consists of an introduction to Voltaire and to Candide, the French text and textual notes, and a short bibliography.

  • Alexander the Great

    Alexander the Great
    av N. G. L. Hammond

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853990687

    Within the span of thirteen years, Alexander the Great changed the face of the world more decisively and with more long-lasting effects than any other statesman has ever done. It is therefore no surprise that there has been, and still is, so much de…

  • Hidden Hands

    Hidden Hands
    av Stephen Quirke

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715639047

    Despite major movements for change, in practice archaeologists still pursue the past to the exclusion of the present inhabitants of archaeological landscapes. Archaeological archives hold a key to the formation of archaeology as a separate study, bu…

  • Cicero

    Cicero
    av Marcus Tullius Cicero

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853996313

    Of all the philosophical and rhetorical treatises of Cicero, his three books "On the Orator" (de Oratore) represent perhaps the most polished and appealing. Here is Rome's consummate orator and composer of forensic and political speeches, at the hei…

  • Documents in Medieval Latin

    Documents in Medieval Latin
    av John Thorley

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715628171

    This handbook of mediaeval Latin texts is designed for historians of the Middle Ages with some knowledge of Latin who wish to be able to read a wide range of original source material. The book contains examples of the writings of historians such as…

  • Zenobia of Palmyra

    Zenobia of Palmyra
    av Rex Winsbury

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715638538

    Queen Zenobia of Palmyra in Syria was one of the great women of classical antiquity, a romantic if tragic heroine both to Roman authors and to Chaucer, Gibbon and the neo-classical artists of the 19th century. But both the romantic image of her as a…

  • Ritual in the Bronze Age Aegean

    Ritual in the Bronze Age Aegean
    av Evangelos Kyriakidis

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715632482

    Ritual is a fascinating subject, with a tendency to set the imagination racing and raise expectations for exciting treatment. Minoan archaeology and more particularly the so-called "peak sanctuaries" have been the object of much such interest and sp…

  • Advanced Level Chinese

    Advanced Level Chinese
    av Justin Wu

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715637081

    There is one Chinese A Level available in the UK, set by the Edexel examination board. A level student numbers are around 2000 and rising as China makes its presence felt in the world economy. Moves to encourage the learning of non-traditional forei…

  • Short Guide to the Accentuation of Ancient Greek

    Short Guide to the Accentuation of Ancient Greek
    av P. Robert

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853995996

    The original aim of this book was to provide an updated reprint of J.P. Postgate's "Short Guide to the Accentuation of Ancient Greek" (1924). It has developed considerably during the preparation, still including what was most useful in Postgate but…

  • On Aristotle "On the Soul 3.9-13"

    On Aristotle "On the Soul 3.9-13"
    av John Philoponus

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715628980

    The earlier part of the commentary by 'Philoponus' on Aristotle's On the Soul is translated by William Charlton in another volume in the series. This volume includes the latter part of the commentary along with a translation of Stephanus' commentary…

  • Gallic War

    Gallic War
    av Julius Caesar

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862920883

    Book VI of Caesar's description of his campaigns in Gaul deals with events of 53 BC, teh year after his major expedition to Britain. He suppresses revolts in Northern Gaul and crosses the Rhine to deal with maurauding Germans, then pursues the chief…

  • Gallic War

    Gallic War
    av Julius Caesar

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862921361

    Book V of Julius Caesar's memoirs of the Gallic War covers his second assault on Britain in 54 BC and defeat of the British commander Cassivellaunus, his return to Gaul and his campaigns against the Belgae. This school edition consists of the Latin…

  • Inventing Byzantine Iconoclasm

    Inventing Byzantine Iconoclasm
    av Leslie Brubaker

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853997501

    Byzantine `iconoclasm' is famous and has influenced iconoclast movements from the English Reformation and French Revolution to Taliban, but it has also been woefully misunderstood: this book shows how and why the debate about images was more complic…

  • Balzac to Zola

    Balzac to Zola

    Häftad - 1998 - Franska - ISBN: 9781853993312

    Nineteenth-century French short stories were devoured by their readers with an insatiable appetite. A reading public that was itself expanding rapidly, as education and leisure opportunities grew, created an unprecedented demand for short fiction. W…

  • Balzac to Zola

    Balzac to Zola

    Häftad - 1998 - Franska - ISBN: 9781853993312

    Nineteenth-century French short stories were devoured by their readers with an insatiable appetite. A reading public that was itself expanding rapidly, as education and leisure opportunities grew, created an unprecedented demand for short fiction. W…