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Lost Worlds of Ancient and Modern Greece

D. J. Ian Begg

This book relates three years (1921-1924) in the life of Gilbert Bagnani, a young Italian archaeologist in Greece, based on his letters to his mother in Rome, at first as a non-partisan observer of, and later as an active participant in, some of the most tumultuous events in modern Greek history. READ MORE

Hardback: £25.00 | eBook: £16.00

The Global Connections of Gandhāran Art

ed. Wannaporn Rienjang et al.

This volume addresses directly the question of cross-cultural influence on and by Gandhāran art. The contributors wrestle with old controversies, particularly the notion that Gandhāran art is a legacy of Hellenistic Greek rule in Central Asia and the growing consensus around the important role of the Roman Empire in shaping it. READ MORE

Paperback: £45.00 | Open Access

Eastern Roman Mounted Archers and Extraordinary Medico-Surgical Interventions at Paliokastro in Thasos Island during the ProtoByzantine Period

Anagnostis P. Agelarakis

A recent archaeological discovery at Paliokastro (Thasos, Greece), and the subsequent study of the human skeletal remains interred in four monumental funerary contexts, provide for the first time through the archaeological record of the region a unique insight of the mounted archers and their female kin during the turbulent ProtoByzantine period. READ MORE

Paperback: £20.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £10.00

I Nebrodi nell’antichità: Città Culture Paesaggio

Francesco Collura

The Nebrodi mountains, central-northern Sicily, have long remained archeologically unexplored. This volume hopes to increase the knowledge of many aspects of this part of the island: the meeting between indigenous and Greek cultures, their coexistence, the types of settlement and the organization of cities, the trade and the local productions. READ MORE

Paperback: £60.00 | eBook: £16.00

Maritime-Related Cults in the Coastal Cities of Philistia during the Roman Period

Simona Rodan

This study questions the origins and traditions of the cultic rites practised during Roman times in ‘Peleshet’ (Philistia), located along the southern shores of the Land of Israel. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Stamps on Terra Sigillata Found in Excavations of the Theatre of Aptera

Martha W. Baldwin Bowsky

Aptera yields more stamped fragments of terra sigillata than any other Cretan city, including Knossos. This book presents stamped fragments of Italian and eastern sigillata found in excavations of the Theatre of Aptera and examines Crete’s strategic position amid crossroads of transit and exchange as well as integration into the Roman economy. READ MORE

Paperback: £38.00 | eBook: £16.00

NVMINA MAGNA: Roma e il culto dei Grandi Dei di Samotracia

Emiliano Cruccas

This volume underlines the main aspects of the cult of the Great Gods of Samothrace in light of the influences of Roman cultural and mythological substratum. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00

Greek Art in Motion: Studies in honour of Sir John Boardman on the occasion of his 90th Birthday

ed. Rui Morais et al.

Over 50 papers, first presented at the international congress ‘Greek Art in Motion’ (Lisbon, 2017) in honour of Sir John Boardman’s 90th Birthday, are collected here under the following headings: Sculpture, Architecture, Terracotta & Metal, Greek Pottery, Coins, Greek History & Archaeology, Greeks Overseas, Reception & Collecting, Art & Myth. READ MORE

Paperback: £75.00 | eBook: £16.00

Archaic and Classical Harbours of the Greek World

Chiara Maria Mauro

A study of the archaeology and history of ancient harbours, with particular focus on the Greek world during the Archaic and Classical eras. It questions what locations were the most propitious for the installation of harbours; what kinds of harbour-works were built and for what purpose; and what harbour forms were documented. READ MORE

Paperback: £30.00 | eBook: £16.00

Rethinking the Concept of ‘Healing Settlements’: Water, Cults, Constructions and Contexts in the Ancient World

ed. Maddalena Bassani et al.

This volume brings together papers dealing with therapeutic aspects connected to thermo-mineral sites both in Italy and in the Roman Provinces, as well as cultic issues surrounding health and healing. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Journal of Greek Archaeology Volume 3 2018

John Bintliff

True to its initial aims, the latest volume of the Journal of Greek Archaeology runs the whole chronological range of Greek Archaeology, while including every kind of material culture. READ MORE

Paperback: £80.00 | eBook: £25.00

To Die in Style! The residential lifestyle of feasting and dying in Iron Age Stamna, Greece

Gioulika – Olga Christakopoulou

This volume investigates the culture of feasting and the rituals of death among elite citizens in Iron Age Stamna, Greece, by studying archaeological finds from a large number of Protogeometric era tombs. READ MORE

Paperback: £22.00 | eBook: £16.00

At the Crossroads of Greco-Roman History, Culture, and Religion

ed. Sinclair W. Bell et al.

Papers in honour of Carin M. C. Green (1948-2015) are presented under 3 headings: (1) Greek philosophy, history, and historiography; (2) Latin literature, history, and historiography; and (3) Greco-Roman material culture, religion, and literature READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

A Bestiary of Monsters in Greek Mythology

Spyros Syropoulos

The aim of this book is to explore the realm of the imaginary world of Greek mythology and present the reader with a categorization of monstrosity, referring to some of the most noted examples in each category. READ MORE

Paperback: £19.99 | eBook: £16.00

Papers in Italian Archaeology VII: The Archaeology of Death

ed. Edward Herring et al.

This volume collects more than 60 papers by contributors from the British Isles, Italy and other parts of continental Europe, and North and South America, focussing on recent developments in Italian archaeology from the Neolithic to the modern period. READ MORE

Paperback: £80.00 | eBook: £16.00

Representations of Animals on Greek and Roman Engraved Gems

Idit Sagiv

A comprehensive study of the depictions of animals and their significance on Greek and Roman gems. The work examines the associations between animal depictions and the type of gemstone and its believed qualities. The study also compares the representation of animals on gems to other, larger media, and analyses the differences. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Cycladic Archaeology and Research: New Approaches and Discoveries

ed. Erica Angliker et al.

Recent excavations and new theoretical approaches are changing our view of the Cyclades. This volume aims to share these recent developments with a broader, international audience. Essays have been carefully selected as representing some of the most important recent work and include significant previously-unpublished material. READ MORE

Paperback: £50.00 | eBook: £16.00

KYMISSALA: Archaeology – Education – Sustainability

ed. Manolis I. Stefanakis

Kymissala, on the southwest coast of Rhodes, is an area of great archaeological interest. Here, after ten years of systematic research, in terms of Archaeology, Education and Sustainable Development, fourteen original studies are presented, constituting the first complete presentation of the area of Kymissala and the work in progress. READ MORE

Paperback: £42.00 | Free Download | eBook Institution: £10.00

Bodies of Maize, Eaters of Grain: Comparing material worlds, metaphor and the agency of art in the Preclassic Maya and Mycenaean early civilisations

Marcus Jan Bajema

This book offers a comparative study of the civilisations of the Late Preclassic lowland Maya and Mycenaean Greece. The approach used here seeks to combine traditional iconographic approaches with more recent models on metaphor and the social agency of things. READ MORE

Paperback: £40.00 | eBook: £16.00

Greek Art: From Oxford to Portugal and Back Again

Rui Morais

One of the most fascinating topics in the study of ancient art concerns artistic practices and models and the means of transmission of iconographic designs and decorative compositions. This study presents some examples that suggest the existence of pattern books Ancient Greece. READ MORE

Paperback: £20.00 | eBook: £16.00

Epigraphy of Art

ed. Dimitrios Yatromanolakis

Ancient Greek vase-paintings offer broad-ranging and unprecedented early perspectives on the often intricate interplay of images and texts. This book investigates both epigraphic technicalities of Attic and non-Attic inscriptions, and their broader, iconographic and sociocultural, significance. READ MORE

Paperback: £36.00 | eBook: £16.00

Houses in Graeco-Roman Egypt

Youssri Ezzat Hussein Abdelwahed

This book examines different forms of ritual activities performed in houses of Graeco- Roman Egypt. It draws on the rich archaeological record of rural housing and evidence from literature or papyrological references to both urban and rural housing. READ MORE

Paperback: £25.00 | eBook: £16.00

Die antike Münze als Fundgegenstand

Günther E. Thüry

This volume offers a detailed overview of ancient coin finds and their interpretation before offering a proposal for the categorisation of future numismatic finds. READ MORE

Paperback: £35.00 | eBook: £16.00

Drawings in Greek and Roman Architecture

Antonio Corso

This book is an essay on architectural drawings of the Greek and Roman world. READ MORE

Paperback: £25.00 | eBook: £16.00