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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 45 related to Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexander: The Evidence.   

The Roman Games: Historical Sources in Translation

Alison Futrell - History - 2009 - 253 pages
This sourcebook presents a wealth of material relating to every aspect of Roman spectacles, especially gladiatorial combat and chariot racing. Draws on the words of eye ...
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The Classical Art of Command: Eight Greek Generals Who Shaped the History of ...

Joseph Roisman - History - 2017 - 304 pages
The Classical Age of Greece produced some of history's best-known generals and commanders. They include the Spartan king Leonidas, who embodied his countrymen's heroic ethos in ...
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The Rhetoric of Manhood: Masculinity in the Attic Orators

Joseph Roisman - History - 2005 - 297 pages
The concept of manhood was immensely important in ancient Athens, shaping its political, social, legal, and ethical systems. This book, a groundbreaking study of manhood in ...
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The General Demosthenes and His Use of Military Surprise

Joseph Roisman - History - 1993 - 84 pages
The Athenian general Demosthenes, who fought in the Peleponnesian war, used surprise in all his military operations. Chiefly because of this reason he has sometimes been ...
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The Rhetoric of Conspiracy in Ancient Athens

Joseph Roisman - History - 2006 - 214 pages
The Attic orators, whose works are an invaluable source on the social and political history of Classical Athens, often filled their speeches with charges of conspiracy ...
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A Companion to Ancient Macedonia

Joseph Roisman, Ian Worthington - Literary Criticism - 2010 - 760 pages
The most comprehensive and up-to-date work available on ancient Macedonian history and material culture, A Companion to Ancient Macedonia is an invaluable reference for ...
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Alexander’s Veterans and the Early Wars of the Successors

Joseph Roisman - History - 2012 - 280 pages
From antiquity until now, most writers who have chronicled the events following the death of Alexander the Great have viewed this history through the careers, ambitions, and ...
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