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History of Ilium or Troy : Including the Adjacent Country, and the Opposite Coast of the Chersonesus of Thrace. First Edition.

By: CHANDLER, Richard, D.D.]

Price: $1,600.00

Publisher: James Robson, London , 1802,: 1802

Seller ID: 42412


[CHANDLER, Richard, D.D.]. The History of Ilium or Troy : Including the Adjacent Country, and the Opposite Coast of the Chersonesus of Thrace. By the Author of "Travels in Asia Minor and Greece." London : Printed by Nichols and Son for James Robson, 1802. First Edition. Pp (i)-xvii, [1], (1)-167, folding map frontispiece. 4to, half calf. Blackmer, Library of Henry Myron Blackmer II 477. Richard Chandler (b. 1738, Elson, Hampshire - d. February 9,1810, Tylehurst, Berkshire), Wykehamist, Oxonian, traveller and antiquarian . "The following Work is founded on ... View more info

History of the Greek and Roman Theater. 4th pr. pbk.

By: BIEBER, Margarete

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 1971, ISBN:0691002126:

Seller ID: 74021


BIEBER, Margarete. The History of the Greek and Roman Theater. Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, (1971). Fourth Printing. Pp. [i]-xiv,(2),1-343,(1). Illustrated. Double column. 4to, illustrated tan card covers. "This book could well be termed an illustrated encyclopedia of the archaeology of the ancient theater... If one is interested in vase paintings of scenes from Greek tragedy, one finds here a representative selection described andillustrated, with references to sources for others. There is similar mater ial for masks, statuettes of costumed actors, pictorial representations... View more info

History of Thessaloniki

By: VACALOPOULOS, Apostolos E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Institute for Balkan Studies, Thessaloniki, 1972,:

Seller ID: 75925


VACALOPOULOS, Apostolos E. A History of Thessaloniki. Translated by T.F. CARNEY. Thessaloniki: Institute for Balkan Studies, 1972. Pp. [i]-xi,(1),[1]-153,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, beige card covers with attached dj. Chapters: Part one: 1. Position, Foundation and Name of Thessaloniki; 2. The Hellenistic Age in Macedonia; 3. The Roman Period; 4. The Early Christian Period; Part two: 1. Avar-Slav Invasions; 2. Capture of Thessaloniki by the Saracens; 3. The Bulgarian Wars and Thessaloniki; 4. The Normans and Thessaloniki; 5.Thessaloniki as Capital of a Frankish Kingdom and under Greek Rulers; 6. C ... View more info

Homer and His Critics.

By: HOMER MYRES, John L., Sir GRAY, Dorothea, (ed.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul RKP, London, 1958,:

Seller ID: 96408


(HOMER). MYRES, John L., Sir. Homer and His Critics. Edited by Dorothea Gray. London : Routledge & Kegan Paul, (1958). First Edition. Pp [i]-xii,1-302,(6),+ 8 plates. Index. 8vo, grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “In the lectures from which these studies have been collected, the late Sir John Myres traced the impact of 'the original genius of Homer' on successive ages and national traditions. Their purpose is not to give a systematic history of Homeric criticism, but rather to show how in each century workers in widely separated fields contributed something which caused the questions aske... View more info

Influence of Sea Power on Ancient History. 1st pr in dj.

By: STARR, Chester G

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, New York, 1989, ISBN:0195056663:

Seller ID: 38373


STARR, Chester G. The Influence of Sea Power on Ancient History. NY: OxfordUniversity Press, 1989. First Printing. Pp 105. Maps. 8vo, purple spine wi th blue boards. The great historian of antiquity here offers a "corrective"to Mahan-inspired interpretations of ancient Mediterranean civilizations, arguing that the influence of sea power at this time has been highly exagerated. Chapters : 1. Ships and Seas; 2. Prelude to Thalassocracy; 3. Athens on the Sea; 4. The Age of Monster Fleets; 5. The Roman Imperial Peace With epilogue, notes, bibliography and index. Owner's inscription, else v... View more info

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Introduction to the Knowledge of Rare and Valuable Editions of the Greek and Roman Classics. 1st ed.

By: DIBDIN, T.F.

Price: $800.00

Publisher: Payne, Faulder, Egerton, Evans, Robinsons, Mawman, Hurst, Dwyer, Glocester, 1802,:

Seller ID: 50103


DIBDIN, T.F. An Introduction to the Knowledge of Rare and Valuable Editionsof the Greek and Roman Classics : Being, in part, A Tabulated Arrangement from Dr. Harwood's View, &c. With Notes from Maittaire, De Bure, Dictionnaire Bibliographique, and References to Ancient and Modern Catalogues. Glocester : Printed by H. Ruff; for Payne, Faulder, Egerton, Evans, Robinsons, Mawman, Hurst, Dwyer, London; Hanwell and Parker, Oxford; Smart, Worcester; and Hough, Glocester, 1802. First Edition. Pp [i]-xii,[1]-63,(1,errata). Sm 8vo, brown half-calf, marbled boards, red morocco spine label. Heavy wear to... View more info

Lucretius : About Reality. in dustjacket, inscribed.

By: LUCRETIUS) WOOBY, Philip F., trans.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philosophical Library, New York, 1973,:

Seller ID: 101448


(LUCRETIUS). Lucretius : About Reality. Newly translated by Philip F. Wooby. New York: The Philosophical Library, (1973). First printing. Pp. (4),v-x,(2),13-232. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt titles to spine. "An English hexameter translation of the six books of Lucretius, 'De Rerum Natura' composed in the same dactylic meter in Latin. An immortal Classic having survived the initial derision of Roman authoritarianism and the derogation of religious dogmatism throughout the ages, 'Lucretius, De Rerum Natura' is especially relevant to our times. Based on the original theory of Physical Atomism p... View more info

Lucretius and the Transformation of Greek Wisdom.

By: LUCRETIUS SEDLEY, David.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2003, ISBN:0521542146:

Seller ID: 95488


(LUCRETIUS). SEDLEY, David. Lucretius and the Transformation of Greek Wisdom. (Cambridge) : Cambridge University Press, (2003). First Paperback Printing. Pp [i]-xviii,1-234,(6). Index. 8vo, grey card covers, lettered in white. "This book is designed to appeal both to those interested in Roman poetryand to specialists in ancient philosophy. In it David Sedley explores Lucr etius' complex relationship with Greek culture, in particular with Empedocles, whose poetry was the model for his own, with Epicurus, the source of his philosophical inspiration, and with the Greek language itself. He inc... View more info

Mediterranean : Cradle of Western Culture. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: CARRINGTON, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 1971,:

Seller ID: 34823


CARRINGTON, Richard. The Mediterranean : Cradle of Western Culture. London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, (1971). First UK Edition. Pp 287. Illustrated. Maps. Lg 8vo, blue cloth. Contents : Profile of the Mediterranean; Life beforeman; Man comes to the Mediterranean; The Dawn of Mediterranean Civilizatio n - Ancient Egypt; The Ancient Greek World; Rome and the Roman Empire; FromRome to the Renaissance; The Green Mantle; Land Animals of the Mediterrane an; Beneath the Waves; The Future of the Mediterranean. "The author describes the physical characteristics of the region, its islands, mountains, ... View more info

Mediterranean in History. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: ABULAFIA, David, ed.

Price: $32.50

Publisher: J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 2003, ISBN:0892367253:

Seller ID: 114386


ABULAFIA, David, ed. The Mediterranean in History. Edited by David Abulafia. Texts by David Abulafia, Oliver Rackham, Marlene Suano, Mario Torelli, Geoffrey Rickman, John Pryor, Michel Balard, Molly Greene, Jeremy Black. Los Angeles : The J. Paul Getty Museum, (2003). First US Printing. Pp. (4),[5]-320. With 161 colour and 147 black-and-white illustrations. Large 8vo, bluecloth with gilt lettering to spine. "For over four thousand years the Medi terranean was the center of Western civilization. Geographically, it is a world in miniature, an inland sea whose shores encompass every type of t... View more info

Nature of Roman Comedy : A Study in Popular Entertainment. First Edition. in dj

By: DUCKWORTH, George E.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1952,:

Seller ID: 33774


DUCKWORTH, George E. The Nature of Roman Comedy : A Study in Popular Entertainment. Princeton : Princeton University Press, 1952. First Edition. Pp 501. 8vo, reddish-brown cloth. "This history of Roman comedy is primarily a study of the work of two comic poets, Plautus and Terence; it examines the background and history of Roman comedy, the staging and presentation of the plays, the nature of the comedies, including stage conventions, plot structures, suspense and irony, delineation of character, moral tone of the plays, humor in situation, character and language, the originality of the au... View more info

New Comedy of Greece and Rome. pbk.

By: HUNTER, R.L. MENANDER TERENCE PLAUTUS

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1985, ISBN:0521316529:

Seller ID: 73873


HUNTER, R.L. The New Comedy of Greece and Rome. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1985). First Printing. Pp. [i]-x,1-183,(3). 8vo, illustrated yellow card covers. "The social comedy of Menander, Plautus and Terence provided a style of comic drama which was to prove the root of all subsequent Western comedy. Dr. Hunter gives a literary account of this drma, placing itin its ancient context and then ranging over a number of specific topics a nd themes: the dramatic craft of the poets, their exploration of how to give variety to stereotyped plots and characters, the presentation of wome... View more info

Origins of European Thought about the Body, the Mind, the Soul, the World, Time, and Fate : New Interpretations of Greek, Roman and kindred evidence; also of some basic Jewish and Christian beliefs. Second Edition.

By: ONIANS, Richard Broxton

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1954,:

Seller ID: 101597


ONIANS, Richard Broxton. The Origins of European Thought about the Body, the Mind, the Soul, the World, Time, and Fate : New Interpretations of Greek,Roman and kindred evidence; also of some basic Jewish and Christian belief s. Cambridge: at the University Press (1954). Second Edition. Pp. (8),[vii]-xviii,[1]-583,(1). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt decoration to front and gilt lettering to spine. Contents: Part I: The Mind and the Body: 1. Some Processes of Consciousness; 2. The Organs of Consciousness; 3. The Stuff of Consciousness; 4. Cognition -- The Five Senses; 5. The Liver and the Belly. Part... View more info

Phoenix : The Journal of the Classical Association of Canada, volume 21 number 1 thru volume 60 number 1-2

By: Classical Association of Canada Phoenix : The Journal of the Classical Association of Canada, 21:1-60:1-2)

Price: $850.00

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

Seller ID: 76585


(Classical Association of Canada). Phoenix : The Journal of the Classical Association of Canada / Société canadienne des Études classiques, volume 21 number 1 thru volume 60 number 1-2 . Toronto: The Classical Association of Canada, University of Toronto Press, (1967-2006). Various paginations, generally about 80pp. apiece. 8vo, printed reddish-brown card covers. A sizeable, contiguous run of UTP's classical history journal. A selection of article titles contained herein include: "Legislation in Sparta", "Plato's Mainpulation of Thrasymachus", "Themes in the Exodus of Eu... View more info

Private Letters Pagan and Christian : An Anthology of Greek and Roman Private Letters from the Fifth Century Before Christ to the Fifth Century of OurEra

By: BROOKE, Dorothy (ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ernest Benn Limited, London, 1929,:

Seller ID: 86769


BROOKE, Dorothy (ed.). Private Letters Pagan and Christian : An Anthology of Greek and Roman Private Letters from the Fifth Century Before Christ to the Fifth Century of Our Era. London : Ernest Benn Limited, (1929). First Edition. Pp [1]-207,(1). 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1. Early Greek letters. 2. Some Early Imaginary Letters. 3. Letters from Hellenistic Egypt. 4. Letters from the Roman Republic and Early Empire. 5. Letters from Roman Egypt. 6. Letters from the Roman Empire. 7. Letters fromEgypt in the Second and Third Centuries. 8. Imaginary Letters of the Early ... View more info

Res Metrica : An Introduction to the Study of Greek & Roman Versification

By: HARDIE, William Ross

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press / Humphrey Milford, London, 1934,:

Seller ID: 98928


HARDIE, William Ross. Res Metrica : An Introduction to the Study of Greek &Roman Versification. London : Oxford University Press / Humphrey Milford, (1934). Second Printing. Pp (4),[v]-xii,[1]-275,(1). 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Part I : The Simpler and More Familiar Forms of Verse. I. The Heroic Hexameter: (i) Origin and General Structure. (ii) Subordinate Divisions. Excursus : {a) Hexameters in the Lyric and Tragic poets. (b) Statistics relating to Virgil's verse. II. The Collocation of Wordsin Epic Verse (Elision, Hiatus, Etc.). III. The Elegiac Couplet. IV. Anapa e... View more info

Sculpture : and the Plastic Art

By: DODGE, Pickering]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: John P. Jewett, Boston, 1850,:

Seller ID: 100246


[DODGE, Pickering]. Sculpture : and the Plastic Art. [Introduction by T.C.]. Boston: published by John P. Jewett, 1850. Pp. (4),[iii]-x,(2),[1]-353,(5). 8vo, pressed brown cloth with gilt titles to spine. A companion volume to "Painting: its rise and progress from the earliest ages to the present time", also attributed to Pickering Dodge, published four years earlier, thisvolume surveys the history of sculpture from ancient times through the mid dle of the nineteenth century. The first two chapters deal with the origin of sculpture as an artistic form, chapters 3-5 (pp. 24-57) deal wit... View more info

Severe Style in Greek Sculpture. 1st pbk.

By: RIDGWAY, Brunilde Sismondo Princeton Limited Paperback Editions KALAMIS MYRON

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 1979, ISBN:069110073x:

Seller ID: 74020


RIDGWAY, Brunilde Sismondo. The Severe Style in Greek Sculpture . Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, (1979). First American Paperback Printing. Pp. [i]-xviii,[1]-155,(3), + 64 p. of black and white plates at rear. 4to, illustrated navy blue card covers with patterned brown spine. A volume inthe Princeton Limited Paperback Editions series. "Styarkness, massive form ,a nd eloquence of outline characterize the style of the Severe period of Greek sculpture. In the brief span between 480 and 450 B.C., major artists such as Kalamis and Myron were active and important monuments, such as t... View more info

Short History of Ancient Decorative Textiles. Second Edition in dustjacket,Signed

By: THURSTAN, Violetta

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Favil Press, London, 1954,:

Seller ID: 102899


THURSTAN, Violetta. A Short History of Ancient Decorative Textiles. London : The Favil Press, (1954). Second Edition. Pp. (8),1-96, frontispiece, + 18p. of plates. Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, black cloth spine with blue paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Book I. Ancient Decorative Textiles in Europe, Egypt and Asia Minor. 1. The Stone Age and the Bronze Age; 2. Ancient Egyptian Textiles; 3. Textiles of Mesopotamia and Asia Minor; 4. "Ancient Greek and Roman Textiles". Book II. Silk Weaving in Europe and the Near East. 13 chapters : "Syrian and Egyptian Silk We... View more info

Short History of Philosophy. Second Edition.

By: ALEXANDER, B.D., Arch.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: James Maclehose and Sons, Glasgow, 1908,:

Seller ID: 98735


ALEXANDER, B.D., Arch. A Short History of Philosophy. Glasgow: James Maclehose and Sons, 1908. Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged. Pp. (4),[v]-xxvi,(2),[1]-601,(1). 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: Part I: Greek Philosophy: 1. Physical Period: a. Early Monistic Theories, b. Pluralistic Theories of Multiplicity and Change; 2. Moral Period: a. The Sophists, b. Socrates; 3. Systematic Period: a. Plato, b. Aristotle. Part II: Philosophy in the Greco-Roman World: 1. Ethical Theories; 2. Religious Tendencies. Part III: Philosophy in the Middle Ages: 1. The Patristic Period... View more info