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Ancient Crete : A Social History. From Early Times until the Roman Occupation. in dj.

By: WILLETTS, R.F

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Routledge and Kegan Paul, London, 1965,:

Seller ID: 40788


WILLETTS, R.F. Ancient Crete : A Social History. From Early Times until theRoman Occupation. London : Routledge and Kegan Paul, (1965). Pp 197. 8vo, black cloth. A volume in the Studies in Social History series. Introductionto the main features of Cretan social history, dealing with the consquence s of the arrival of the Dorians in Crete, economic life, a discussion of the Cretan City-States and their government, law and legal procedure, serfs and slaves, social classes, education, religion, pirates and mercenaries. Vgin slightly rubbed dj. 30.00 View more info

Ancient Greek Athletics. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: MILLER, Stephen G.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2004, ISBN:0300100833:

Seller ID: 113985


MILLER, Stephen G. Ancient Greek Athletics. New Haven and London : Yale University Press, (2004). First Printing. Pp. (8),vii-ix,(1),1-288,(4). Illustrated. Large 8vo, black cloth with silver lettering to spine. "The earliestOlympic Games began more than twenty-five hundred years ago. What were the y like, how were they organized, who participated? Were ancient sports a means of preparing youth for warfare? In this lavishly illustrated book, a world expert on ancient Greek athletics provides the first comprehensive introduction to the subject, vividly describing ancient sporting events and... View more info

Awakening of Western Legal Thought. First Printing in dustjacket

By: HAMBURGER, Max MIALL, Bernard, trans.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin, London, 1942,:

Seller ID: 101616


HAMBURGER, Max. The Awakening of Western Legal Thought. Translated by Bernard Miall. London: George Allen & Unwin, (1942). First Printing. Pp. (4),v-xxiii,(3),3-167,(1). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "'Greece was the mother of Europe; and it is to Greece that we must look in order tofind the origin of our modern ideas.' This assertion by the philosopher, A .N. Whitehead, is more than ever in accordance with the demands of our age.The amazing rise in mechanical progress that has taken place in recent tim es has been accompanied by a surprising decay of intellect, common sens... View more info

Classical Mediterranean Spirituality : Egyptian, Greek, Roman. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: ARMSTRONG, A.H., ed. World Spirituality: An Encyclopedic History of the Religious Quest, 15). ATHERTON, Patrick.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Crossroad Publishing Company, New York, 1986, ISBN:0824507649:

Seller ID: 108313


ARMSTRONG, A.H., ed. Classical Mediterranean Spirituality : Egyptian, Greek, Roman. New York: Crossroad Publishing Company, (1986). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xxiv,[1]-517,(3). 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Volume 15 in the World Spirituality: An Encyclopedia History of the Religious Quest series. General Editor: Ewert Cousins. "This volume strives to do justice to [...] two somewhat contradictory aspects of classical Mediterranean spirituality [on the one hand, it is an example of archaic spirituality, and onthe other it bears an intricate relationship to our own Europea... View more info

Classical Philology : A Journal Deveoted to Research in Classical Antiquity, volume 69 number 1 thru volume 81 number 4 and volume 86 number 1 thru volume 93 number 1 (missing volume 88 number 1). 76 vols.

By: Classical Studies]

Price: $650.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1998,:

Seller ID: 76539


[Classical Studies]. A lot of 76 issues of Classical Philology : A Journal Deveoted to Research in Classical Antiquity, volume 69 number 1 thru volume81 number 4 and volume 86 number 1 thru volume 93 number 1 (missing volume 88 number 1) . Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, (1974-1986, 1991- 1998). Various paginations, but generally about 100 pp. each. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. A collection of 76 issues of the University of Chicago's journal Classical Philology (published four times annually), dealing with research in Greek and Roman literary themes. Contained herein are schol... View more info

Classical Review, volume 25 number 1 thru volume 54 number 2. 60 vols in 2boxes.

By: Classical Association

Price: $700.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2004,:

Seller ID: 76544


The Classical Association. A lot of 60 issues of The Classical Review, New Series, volume 25 number 1 thru volume 54 number 2 . Oxford: published for The Classical Association by Oxford University Press, (1975-2004). Various paginations, with each volume generally containing between 200-300 pages. 8vo, printed card covers. A sizeable contiguous run of The Classical Association's journal, The Classical Review, running from April 1975 through October 2004, without any issues missing. The subject of these journals is by and large reviews of books dealing with classical history. Some waviness and ... View more info

Classical Studies in Honor of Charles Forster Smith. University of Wisconsin Studies in Language and Literature, Number. 3.

By: SMITH, Charles Forster FISKE, George Converse PITMAN, Annie M. SMILEY, C.N.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1919,:

Seller ID: 97592


(SMITH, Charles Forster). Classical Studies in Honor of Charles Forster Smith. University of Wisconsin Studies in Language and Literature, Number. 3. Madison : (University of Wisconsin), 1919. Pp [1]-190, frontispiece portrait. 8vo, grey printed card covers. Contents : Introductory Poem (by William Ellery Leonard); Introductory Note (by E. A. Birge); The Heracles Myth and Its Treatment by Euripides (by G.L. Hendrickson); The Source of Herodotus' Knowledge of Artabazus (by A. G. Laird); Seneca and the Stoic Theory of Literary Style (by C. N. Smiley); The Plain Style in the Scipionic Circle (by ... View more info

Classics and Feminism : Gendering the Classics. The Impact of Feminism on the Arts & Sciences series. First Edition in dustjacket

By: McMANUS, Barbara F. VIRGIL Impact of Feminism on the Arts & Sciences serires

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Twayne / Prentice-Hall, New York, 1997, ISBN:0805797572:

Seller ID: 73856


McMANUS, Barbara F. Classics and Feminism : Gendering the Classics. New York: Twayne / Prentice-Hall, (1997). First Edition. Pp. [i]-xv,(1),1-201,(7).8vo, cream cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A volume in The Impact of F eminism on the Arts & Sciences series. A modern feminist critique of the study of classical history and literature. Contents: 1. The Gendering of "TheClassics"; 2. The Gendering of the Classicist; 3. Classical Scholarship: S inging in Answer; 4. Transgendered Moments: Revisiting Vergil's Aeneid; 5. Communicating Classics and Feminism. Very good in dustjacket. 30.00 View more info

Colonial Encounters in Ancient Iberia : Phoenician, Greek, and Indigenous Relations. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: DIETLER, Michael and Carolina LOPEZ-RUIZ, eds.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London, 2009, ISBN:9780226148472:

Seller ID: 114208


DIETLER, Michael and Carolina LOPEZ-RUIZ, eds. Colonial Encounters in Ancient Iberia : Phoenician, Greek, and Indigenous Relations. Edited by Michael Dietler & Carolina Lopez-Ruiz. Chicago and London : The University of Chicago Press, (2009). First Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-xiii,(1),[1]-323,(7). Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, grey cloth with green lettering to spine. Very good in dustjacket. 50.00 Contents: Part I: Theoretical Issues and Frameworks: 1. "Colonial Encounters in Iberia and the Western Mediterranean: AnExploratory Framework" (Michael Dietler); 2. "Colonial Relation... View more info

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Cornelii Nepotis : Quae Exstant ad optiorum librorum fidem accurate ediditannotationem criticam atque exegeticam. Adiecit Io. Christoph. Dæhne.

By: NEPOS, Cornelius DÆHNE, John Christopher DÆHNE, Io. Christoph.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Black, Young & Young, London, 1827,: 1827

Seller ID: 48085


NEPOS, Cornelius. Cornelii Nepotis : Quae Exstant: ad optiorum librorum fidem accurate edidit annotationem criticam atque exegeticam. Adiecit Io. Christoph. Dæhne. London : Apud Black, Young & Young, 1827. Pp. 173. 12mo, full calf, gilt decoration with Latin to front and Greek to rear cover, black calf spine label, decorative spine, dentelles and marbled edges. Attractive presentation bookplate from Edinburgh Academy to front paste-down dated 1828. Cornelius Nepos (b. c. 110 BC – d, c. 25 BC) was a Roman biographer. Boards detached and bowed, spine wo... View more info

Destiny of the Warrior. Translated by Alf Hiltebeitel in dj.

By: DUMEZIL, Georges HILTEBEITEL, Art, trans.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1970, ISBN:0226169685:

Seller ID: 76870


DUMÉZIL, Georges. The Destiny of the Warrior. Translated by Alf Hiltebeitel. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, (1970). First American Printing. Pp. [i]-xv,(1),[1]-168. 8vo, red cloth with gilt initials to front and gilt lettering to spine. "The first part of the study shows that the myths ofthe Indian warrior god Indra are similar in intention, outline, and in som e important details to the legends of the reign of the Roman warrior king Tullius Hostilius. In the second part, comparing Indian, Scandinavian, and Greek tradition, Dumézil takes up the epic theme of three sins committ... View more info

Echos du Monde Classique / Classical Views and Mouseion, volume 26, number 1 thru volume 50, number 1 (missing volume 49, number 2) : The Journal of the Classical Association of Canada. 71 issues.

By: Classical Association of Canada

Price: $900.00

Publisher: University of Calgary Press, Classical Association of Canada, Calgary, 2006,:

Seller ID: 76536


Classical Association of Canada. 71 issues of Echos du Monde Classique / Classical Views and Mouseion, volume 26, number 1 thru volume 50, number 1 (missing volume 49, number 2) : The Journal of the Classical Association of Canada . Calgary: published for the Classical Association of Canada by the University of Calgary Press, (1982-2006). Various paginations, but generallybetween 100-150 apiece. 8vo, illustrated cream card covers. A sizeable col lection of the journal Classical Views, which became Mouseion: The Journal of the Classical Association of Canada in 2001. This lot, which includes 24... View more info

Evolution of Diplomatic Method. Being the Chichele Lectures delivered at the University of Oxford in November 1953. First Edition.

By: NICOLSON, Harold.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Constable & Co Ltd, London, 1954,:

Seller ID: 114408


NICOLSON, Harold. The Evolution of Diplomatic Method. Being the Chichele Lectures delivered at the University of Oxford in November 1953. (London) : Constable & Co Ltd, (1954). First Printing. Pp. (6),1-93,(3). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Sir Harold George Nicolson, British diplomat, politician, and author (and husband of Vita Sackville-West), b. November21, 1886, Tehran; d. May 1, 1968, Sissinghurst, Kent. Contents: 1. Diploma cy in Greece and Rome; 2. The Italian System; 3. The French System; 4. The Transition bewteen the Old Diplomacy and the New. Very good. 20.00 View more info

For Service to Classical Studies : Essays in Honour of Francis Letters. First Edition

By: KELLY, Maurice, (ed.) SOPHOCLES TACITUS EURIPIDES

Price: $20.00

Publisher: F.W. Cheshire, Melbourne, 1966,:

Seller ID: 73885


KELLY, Maurice, (ed.). For Service to Classical Studies : Essays in Honour of Francis Letters . Edited by Maurice Kelly. Melbourne : F.W. Cheshire, (1966). First Printing. Pp. (10),[1]-214, frontispiece, + 4 pages of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth with silver lettering to spine. Contents: 1. Sir Robert Madgwick's "An Appreciation"; 2. P.J. Bicknell's "Dating the Eleatics"; 3. J.H. Bishop's "The Silvae of Statius", 4. Sir (Cecil) Maurice Bowra's "A Cretan Hymn"; 5. G.W. Clarke's "Three Passages in Martial"; 6. J.J. Bray's "The Ivory Gate"; 7.... View more info

Georgia in Antiquity : A History of Colchis and Transcaucasian Iberia, 550 BC - AD 562. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BRAUND, David

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1994, ISBN:0198144733:

Seller ID: 102553


BRAUND, David. Georgia in Antiquity : A History of Colchis and Transcaucasian Iberia, 550 BC - AD 562. Oxford: Clarendon Press, (1994). First Printing. Pp. (8),[vii]-xvii,(1),[1]-359,(5). Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "This is the first full history of ancient Georgia ever to be written outside Georgia itself. It is alsoan introduction to the substantial archaeological work that has been carri ed out in Georgia in recent decades. The principal purpose of this book is to open up ancient Georgia for the world of scholarship at large. It is... View more info

Greek Education, 450-350 B.C. Methuen's History of the Greek and Roman World series, First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BECK, Frederick A.G. PLATO XENOPHON Methuen's History of the Greek and Roman World

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co., Ltd., London, 1964,:

Seller ID: 76530


BECK, Frederick A.G. Greek Education, 450-350 B.C. London : Methuen & Co., Ltd., (1964). First UK Printing. Pp. [1]-381,(3), + 16 p. of black and white plates at rear. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine with top edge dyed red. A volume in Methuen's History of the Greek and Roman World series, edited by M. Cary. "This is a highly readable but scholarly account of Greek education as exemplified by its practice at Athens in the period 450-350 B.C." - from the dj. Contents: 1. Introduction: Myth Poetry and Education in Early Greece; 2. The Traditional Practice of At... View more info

Greek Federal States : Their Institutions and History. in dustjacket

By: LARSEN, J.A.O

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1968,:

Seller ID: 103320


LARSEN, J.A.O. Greek Federal States : Their Institutions and History. Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1968. Pp (6),[vii]-xxviii,(2),[3]-537,(3). Index. 8vo,green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "In this book an attempt is made to describe the government and institutions of Greek federal states and to assess their contributions to interstate relations and rivalries. An introductory chapter sketching federal institutions is followed by two sections divided chronologically by the King's Peace. In each of these, sketches of indivictual states are followed by discussions of the narrative history. An ... View more info

Greek Philosophy : A Collection of Texts. In three volumes. Volume I: Thales to Plato, Volume II: Aristotle, the Early Peripatetic School and the Early Academy, Volume III: The Hellenistic Roman Period

By: DE VOGEL, C.J. PLATO ARISTOTLE SOCRATES

Price: $90.00

Publisher: E.J. Brill, Leiden, 1964,:

Seller ID: 98852


DE VOGEL, C.J. Greek Philosophy : A Collection of Texts, selected and supplied with some note and explanations. [In three volumes] Volume I: Thales toPlato, Volume II: Aristotle, the Early Peripatetic School and the Early Ac ademy, Volume III: The Hellenistic Roman Period. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1963-1964. THIRD EDITION. I. Pp. (6),[vii]-x,(2),1-334,(2); II: (6),[vii]-viii,(2),1-338,(2); III: (6),[vii]-xiv,(2),1-672,(4). 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Contents: Volume I: Book I: The Presocractics: 1. The Milesian School; 2. Pythagoras and the Older Pythagoreans; 3. H... View more info

History of Ancient Philosophy : From the Beginnings to St. Augustine. FirstEdition in dustjacket.

By: JOHANSEN, Karsten Friis

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Routledge, London and New York, 1998, ISBN:0415127386:

Seller ID: 98593


JOHANSEN, Karsten Friis. A History of Ancient Philosophy : From the Beginnings to St. Augustine. Translated [from the Danish] by Henrik Rosenmeier. London and New York : Routledge, (1998). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xii,1-685,(5). Large 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to front board and spine. Contents: Part I. Pre-Socratic Philosophy, including mythology, the Pythagoreans and Parmenides; Part II. The Great Century of Athens, including the Sophists and Socrates; Part III. Plato, including The Republic, The Symposium and The Timaeus; Part IV. Aristotle, including The Physics, The Metaphysics... View more info

History of Ancient Philosophy. Paperback in dustjacket.

By: COMPOSTA, Dario CIZDYN, Myroslaw, trans. CIZDYN, Lesia M., rev.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Pontifical Urban University, Vatican, by Theological Publications of India, Bangalore, 1990,:

Seller ID: 101390


COMPOSTA, Dario. History of Ancient Philosophy. Translated by Miroslaw A. Czidyn and revised by Lesia M. Cizdyn. Bangalore: published for Pontifical Urban University, Vatican, by Theological Publications of India, 1990. Pp. (4),i-xi,(1),1-495,(1). 8vo, printed white card covers in jacket, black titles to front and spine. Contents: Part I: First Period: Primitive Cosmology:i. The Ionian School, ii. The Pythagorean or Italian School, iii. Heraclit us, iv. The Eleatic School, v. Empedoeles, vi. Anaxagora of Cazomenae; PartII: Second Period: the Pre-Socratic Crisis: i. The Atomists, ii. The Later ... View more info