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  • Origins of the Peloponnesian War

    Origins of the Peloponnesian War
    av G. E. M. De Ste.Croix

    Pocket - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715617281

    In this provocative and wide-ranging examination of the causes of the Peloponnesian war, first published in 1972, Geoffrey de Ste Croix argued against most previous historiography (which tended to blame Athens), that the Spartans and their allies mu…

  • Virgil: Aeneid IV

    Virgil: Aeneid IV

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853997051

    In Book IV of Virgil's "Aeneid", one of the most studied books of that epic poem, Dido, queen of Carthage, is inflamed by love for Aeneas. The goddesses Juno and Venus plot to unite them, and their 'marriage' is consummated in a cave during a hunt.…

  • Tacitus: Germania

    Tacitus: Germania
    av Cornelius Tacitus

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853995033

    Tacitus's Germania has been an abiding interest for all who study the Roman world from a northern European perspective. Anderson’s edition, first published in 1938, was designed to replace that of Furneaux and to take particular account of the…

  • Livy: Book I

    Livy: Book I
    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 seve…

  • 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…

  • Livy: Book XXI

    Livy: Book XXI
    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 desig…

  • Sappho

    av Marguerite Johnson

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853996900

    This series of short incisive books introduces major figures of the ancient world to the modern general reader, including the essentials of each subject's life, works, and significance for later western civilisation. In the newly created tradition o…

  • Key to Latin Prose Composition

    Key to Latin Prose Composition
    av M. A. North

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715614082

    This book provides the key for teachers using North and Hillard's classic text, Latin Prose Composition, which has been in use throughout the world for over 100 years. The book provides the answers to the English to Latin composition exercises given…

  • Iliad

    av Homer

    Pocket - 1998 - Greek, Modern (after - ISBN: 9781853995071

    The 'red Macmillan' Iliad in the edition of W. Leaf, which had served since the 1880s, was replaced by this classic two-volume edition of M.M. Willcock. Coverage of twelve books of the Iliad in each volume demands a concise introduction and commenta…

  • Iliad

    av Homer

    Häftad - 2002 - Greek, Modern (after - ISBN: 9780862920494

    This volume presents a selection from Pope's celebrated translation of Homer's Iliad, edited and arranged so as to concentrate on the central core of the story and thus to be readable as a continuous narrative. Also included is a section of the best…

  • Iliad

    av Homer

    Pocket - 1991 - Greek, Modern (after - ISBN: 9780862921491

    Iliad VI makes ideal reading for a student approaching the epic for the first time. Amongst other episodes it includes the meeting of Diomedes and Glaukos in battle, which throws light on the ethics of epic warfare; and the touching scene of Hektor'…

  • Debating the Archaeological Heritage

    Debating the Archaeological Heritage
    av Robin Skeates

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715629567

    Throughout the world, competing interest groups lay claim to the material remains of the past. Archaeologists, developers, indigenous 'first peoples' , looters, museum curators, national government officals, New Age worshippers, private collectors,…

  • Spartan Reflections

    Spartan Reflections
    av Paul Cartledge

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715629666

    The fascinatingly complex Spartan tradition has been central to western thinking since antiquity. Images or myths of ancient Sparta are still exceptionally influential today. Sparta is also one of the handful of ancient Greek cities well enough atte…

  • Greek Lyric Poetry

    Greek Lyric Poetry
    av David A. Campbell

    Pocket - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862920081

    This edition provides a full and representative selection of all early Greek lyric (omitting Pindar, who requires his own volume), elegiac and iambic poetry. First published in 1967 in the 'red Macmillan' series, it was reprinted by BCP in 1982 with…

  • History of the Peloponnesian War

    History of the Peloponnesian War
    av Thucydides

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853995873

    Book VI of Thucydides deals, through its speeches in particular, with Athenian motivation towards sending the great expedition to Sicily, with the attitudes of various factions involved, and with the seeds of the expedition's ultimate disastrous con…

  • History of the Peloponnesian War

    History of the Peloponnesian War
    av Thucydides

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853990557

    This useful companion, keyed by bold lemmata to the Penguin translation, identifies the basic issues and raises key questions. The reader is aided by frequent cross-references and succinct comments on Thucydides' choices regarding selection and plac…

  • Latin Prose Composition

    Latin Prose Composition
    av M. A. North

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715613221

    This classic Latin composition book has been in use throughout the world for over 100 years. It features brief lesson overviews followed by English to Latin composition exercises. All common words and constructions are included.Special vocabularies…

  • Russian Etymological Dictionary

    Russian Etymological Dictionary
    av Terence Wade

    Pocket - 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…

  • Histories

    av Herodotus

    Pocket - 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…

  • Histories

    av Herodotus

    Pocket - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862920043

    Greek text with English notes--An account of Egyptian history and custom which includes anthropology, natural history and any antiquarian information of interest to Herodotus. This scholarly edition offers a thorough introduction to both Greek histo…

  • Homer: Iliad XIII-XXIV

    Homer: Iliad XIII-XXIV
    av Malcom M. Willcock

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853995958

    This text provides a line-by-line commentary on Books XIII-XXIV of Homer's epic poem, the Iliad. The ‘red Macmillan’ Iliad in the edition of W. Leaf, which had served since the 1880s, was replaced by the two volume edition of M.M. Willco…

  • Woe from Wit

    Woe from Wit
    av A.S. Griboedov

    Pocket - 1998 - Ryska - ISBN: 9781853993893

    The novel "Woe From Wit" by the writer and satirist, Griboyedov, is part of the Bristol Classical Press Russian texts series. The series is designed to meet the needs of the fast-growing A Level and undergraduate market for texts in the Russian lang…

  • Les fleurs du mal

    Les fleurs du mal
    av Charles Baudelaire, Charles Baudelaire

    Häftad - 1998 - Franska - ISBN: 9781853993442

    Baudelaire's "Les Fleurs du Mal" marks the intrusion of modernity into the French poetic tradition. The carefully ordered collection (here presented in its 1861 edition) betrays a frighteningly honest poet grappling witha sense of his own deep spiri…

  • 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.

  • The Politics of Olympus

    The Politics of Olympus
    av Jenny Strauss Clay

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853996924

    An edition of "The Politics of Olympus", first published in the USA in 1989.

  • Aeneas: Virgil's Epic Retold for Younger Readers

    Aeneas: Virgil's Epic Retold for Younger Readers
    av Virgil

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780862921989

    Two thousand years ago the Roman poet Virgil related the adventures of a hero called Aeneas. He was a man who escaped from the burning ruins of Troy and, 'driven by Fate', led his people to a new home in a distant land. The story of Aeneas and the f…

  • Heart of a Dog

    Heart of a Dog
    av Mikhail Bulgakov

    Häftad - 1998 - Multi - flera språk - ISBN: 9781853993404

    From the author of MASTER AND MARGARITA, BLACK SNOW and DIABOLIAD, a novel which features a Moscow professor who befriends a stray dog and transplants into it the testicles and pituitary gland of a dead man, unleashing a human dog which turns the pr…

  • Narrators and Focalizers

    Narrators and Focalizers
    av Irene de Jong

    Pocket - 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…

  • From Plato to Postmodernism

    From Plato to Postmodernism
    av Christopher Watkin

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715638286

    From Plato to Postmodernism presents the cultural history of the West in one concise volume. Nearly four thousand years of Western history are woven together into an unfolding story in which we see how movements and individuals contributed to the ph…

  • The Environment of Britain in the First Millennium AD

    The Environment of Britain in the First Millennium AD
    av Petra Dark

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715629093

    This study of the relationship between human activity and environmental change from the Iron Age to the end of the Anglo-Saxon period brings together the results of the latest research in many fields to reconstruct changes in climate, sea level, soi…

  • The Greek and Roman Historians

    The Greek and Roman Historians
    av Timothy Duff

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853996016

    What did 'history' mean to the Greeks and the Romans? This volume traces the development of conceptions of history and its practice from Homer to the writers of the Roman Empire. It serves as an introduction to the great historians of the ancient wo…

  • Basic Latin Vocabulary

    Basic Latin Vocabulary
    av Reverend Dr John Wilson

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853995057

    This selected Latin vocabulary includes a thousand of the most common Latin words and words-groups faced by those tackling Latin at an early stage.

  • Neoplatonism

    av Richard Tyrrell Wallis

    Pocket - 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…

  • Deep Rivers

    Deep Rivers
    av Jose Maria Arguedas

    Pocket - 1998 - Spanska - ISBN: 9781853995156

    This Spanish text is useful for teaching Peruvian, Latin American literature and cultural history at university level. It could also be read at upper sixth-form level as the plot is uncomplicated and the emotional atmosphere is immediately graspable…

  • Menander

    av S. Ireland

    Pocket - 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

    av V.F. Odoevskii

    Pocket - 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…

  • Snowball Berry Red

    Snowball Berry Red
    av Vasilii Shukshin

    Pocket - 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…



    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9782350173054



    Inbunden - 1900 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472569790

  • Alexander the Great

    Alexander the Great
    av N. G. L. Hammond

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853990687

    This revised biography includes new material and extensive reference to literary sources. Professor Hammond's other works include "The History of Macedonia" and "Studies in Greek History". He also collaborated on "The Oxford Classical Dictionary" an…

  • 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

    av Marcus Tullius Cicero

    Pocket - 2002 - Latin - 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

    Pocket - 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

    Pocket - 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 ancient Greek commentators on Aristotle constitute a large body of Greek philosophical writings, not previously translated into European languages. This volume includes notes and indexes and forms part of a series to fill this gap.

  • Caesar: Gallic War VI

    Caesar: Gallic War VI
    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…

  • Inventing Byzantine Iconoclasm

    Inventing Byzantine Iconoclasm
    av Leslie Brubaker

    Häftad - 2012 - 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

    Pocket - 1998 - Franska - ISBN: 9781853993312

    French text with English introduction and notes.

  • Balzac to Zola

    Balzac to Zola

    Pocket - 1998 - Franska - ISBN: 9781853993312

    French text with English introduction and notes.

  • First Love

    First Love
    av Ivan Turgenev

    Pocket - 1998 - Ryska - ISBN: 9781853994005

    This book contains the Russian text of Turgenev's First Love, with an English language introduction and notes.

  • The Stoics

    The Stoics
    av F.H. Sandbach

    Pocket - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853991066

    A study of the Stoic philosophers which concentrates on their ethical teaching. It aims to give a clear account of the principal doctrines held by members of the school and sets them in their historical context.



    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857851635



    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857851628