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Greece and the Augustan Cultural Revolution

A. J. S. Spawforth - History - 2011
This book examines the impact of the Roman cultural revolution under Augustus on the Roman province of Greece. It argues that the transformation of Roman Greece into a ...
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Discourses on Livy

Niccolò Machiavelli - Philosophy - 2009 - 424 pages
Discourses on Livy is the founding document of modern republicanism, and Harvey C. Mansfield and Nathan Tarcov have provided the definitive English translation of this classic ...
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The Greek Way

Edith Hamilton - History - 2010
The aim of this work is not a history of events but an account of the achievement and spirit of Greece. "Five hundred years before Christ in a little town on the far western ...
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Ancient Egyptian Materials and Industries

A. Lucas, J. Harris - History - 2012 - 544 pages
Fascinating, comprehensive text describes ancient Egypt's vast resources and the processes that incorporated them in daily life, including the use of animal products, building ...
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Ronald Syme - History - 2002 - 433 pages
With this classic book, Sir Ronald Syme became the first historian of the twentieth century to place Sallust whom Tacitus called the most brilliant Roman historian in his ...
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Warriors Into Traders: The Power of the Market in Early Greece

David W. Tandy - Business & Economics - 1997 - 311 pages
The eighth century dawned on a Greek world that had remained substantially unchanged during the centuries of stagnation known as the Dark Age. This book is a study of the ...
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The Pre-Islamic Middle East

Martin Sicker - History - 2000 - 231 pages
Examines the political history of the Middle East from antiquity to the Arab conquest.
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Between Rome and Jerusalem: 300 Years of Roman-Judaean Relations

Martin Sicker - History - 2001 - 201 pages
Arguing that neither a completely Jewish nor completely Christian perspective, nor a narrow focus on Palestine will permit an accurate assessment of the politics of Roman Judea ...
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Actor as Anti-character: Dionysus, the Devil, and the Boy Rosalind

Lesley Wade Soule - Drama - 2000 - 203 pages
Explores the actor as subversive celebrant in premodern popular theatre, with special attention to Aristophanes' Frogs, medieval mystery plays, and Shakespeare's As You Like It.
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Buddhist Epistemology

Siddheswar Rameshwar Bhatt, Anu Mehrotra - History - 2000 - 140 pages
Provides a clear and exhaustive exposition of epistemology and logic in the Buddhist philosophical tradition.
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