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Understanding Greek Warfare

Understanding Greek Warfare

1st Edition

By Matthew A. Sears
April 16, 2019

Understanding Greek Warfare offers a wide-ranging survey of Greek warfare, from the Mycenaeans through to the Hellenistic kingdoms’ clashes with Rome. Each chapter provides an overview of a particular theme and historical period, and a detailed discussion of the relevant sources, both ancient and ...

Understanding Latin Literature

Understanding Latin Literature

2nd Edition

By Susanna Morton Braund
January 20, 2017

Understanding Latin Literature is a highly accessible, user-friendly work that provides a fresh and illuminating introduction to the most important aspects of Latin prose and poetry. This second edition is heavily revised to reflect recent developments in scholarship, especially in the area of the ...

Understanding Greek Tragic Theatre

Understanding Greek Tragic Theatre

2nd Edition

By Rush Rehm
July 19, 2016

Understanding Greek Tragic Theatre, a revised edition of Greek Tragic Theatre (1992), is intended for those interested in how Greek tragedy works. By analysing the way the plays were performed in fifth-century Athens, Rush Rehm encourages classicists, actors, and directors to approach Greek tragedy...

Understanding Greek Religion

Understanding Greek Religion

1st Edition

By Jennifer Larson
March 24, 2016

Understanding Greek Religion is one of the first attempts to fully examine any religion from a cognitivist perspective, applying methods and findings from the cognitive science of religion to the ancient Greek world. In this book, Jennifer Larson shows that many of the fundamentals of Greek ...

Understanding Early Christian Art

Understanding Early Christian Art

1st Edition

By Robin Margaret Jensen
April 27, 2000

Understanding Early Christian Art is designed for students of both religion and of art history. It makes the critical tools of art historians accessible to students of religion, to help them understand better the visual representations of Christianity. It will also aid art historians in ...

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