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Thinking Men: Masculinity and its Self-Representation in the Classical Tradition

Thinking Men: Masculinity and its Self-Representation in the Classical Tradition

1st Edition

Lin Foxhall, John Salmon
November 04, 2011

Thinking Men explores artistic and intellectual expression in the classical world as the self representation of man. It starts from the premise that the history of classical antiquity as the ancients tell it is a history of men. However, the focus of this volume is the creation, re-creation and...

Human Landscapes in Classical Antiquity: Environment and Culture

Human Landscapes in Classical Antiquity: Environment and Culture

1st Edition

John Salmon, Graham Shipley
July 11, 2011

Human Landscapes in Classical Antiquity shows how today's environmental and ecological concerns can help illuminate our study of the ancient world. The contributors consider how the Greeks and Romans perceived their natural world, and how their perceptions affected society....

When Men Were Men: Masculinity, Power and Identity in Classical Antiquity

When Men Were Men: Masculinity, Power and Identity in Classical Antiquity

1st Edition

Lin Foxhall, John Salmon
January 31, 2011

When Men Were Men questions the deep-set assumption that men's history speaks and has always spoken for all of us, by exploring the history of classical antiquity as an explicitly masculine story.With a preface by Sarah Pomeroy, this study employs different methodologies and focuses on a broad...

Economies Beyond Agriculture in the Classical World

Economies Beyond Agriculture in the Classical World

1st Edition

David J. Mattingly, John Salmon
January 06, 2011

This book presents a challenge to the long held view that the predominantly agricultural economies of ancient Greece and Rome were underdeveloped. It shows that the exploitation of natural resources, manufacturing and the building trade all made significant contributions to classical economies. It...

The City in Late Antiquity

The City in Late Antiquity

1st Edition

Dr John Rich, John Rich
October 03, 1996

The city was the nexus of the Roman Empire in its early centuries. The City in Late Antiquity charts the change undergone by cities as the Empire was weakened by the third-century crisis, and later disintegrated under external pressures. The old picture of the classical city as everywhere in...

War and Society in the Greek World

War and Society in the Greek World

1st Edition

Dr John Rich, John Rich, Graham Shipley
June 29, 1995

The role of warfare is central to our understanding of the ancient Greek world. In this book and the companion work, War and Society in the Roman World, the wider social context of war is explored. This volume examines its impact on Greek society from Homeric times to the age of Alexander and his...

War and Society in the Roman World

War and Society in the Roman World

1st Edition

Dr John Rich, John Rich, Graham Shipley
June 01, 1995

This volume focuses on the changing relationship between warfare and the Roman citizenry; from the Republic, when war was at the heart of Roman life, through to the Principate, when it was confined to professional soldiers, and to the Late Empire and the Roman army's eventual failure....

War and Society in the Roman World

War and Society in the Roman World

1st Edition

Dr John Rich, John Rich, Graham Shipley
June 24, 1993

This volume focuses on the changing relationship between warfare and the Roman citizen body, from the Republic, when war was at the heart of Roman life, through to the Principate, when it was confined to professional soldiers and expansion largely ceased, and finally on to the Late Empire and the...

City and Country in the Ancient World

City and Country in the Ancient World

1st Edition

John Rich, Andrew Wallace-Hadrill
September 03, 1992

The ancient Greco-Roman world was a world of citie, in a distinctive sense of communities in which countryside was dominated by urban centre.This volume of papers written by influential archaeologists and historians seeks to bring together the two disciplines in exploring the city-country...

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