By Vivian Nutton
The 1st variation of historic drugs was once the main entire exam of the drugs of the traditional global for 100 years. the recent variation comprises the main discoveries made because the first variation, specifically from vital texts found in contemporary unearths of papyri and manuscripts, making it the main accomplished and up to date survey on hand. Vivian Nutton will pay specific cognizance to the existence and paintings of medical professionals in groups, hyperlinks among medication and magic, and examines the several techniques to drugs around the old global. the recent version contains extra on Rufus and Galen in addition to augmented details on Babylonia, Hellenistic drugs and overdue Antiquity. With lately found texts made obtainable for the 1st time, and supplying new facts, this vast exploration demanding situations at present held views, and proves a useful source for college students of either classics and the historical past of drugs.
By Raymond Van Dam
The 1st translation into English of 1 of Gregory's 8 books of miracle tales, which incorporates a sequence of anecdotes in regards to the lives and cults of martyrs.
By Peter Garnsey, Dominic Rathbone, Alan K. Bowman
V. 1, pt. 1. Prolegomena and prehistory / edited by means of I.E.S. Edwards, C.J. Gadd, and N.G.L. Hammond -- v. 1, pt. 2. Early background of the center East / edited via I.E.S. Edwards, C.J. Gadd and N.G L. Hammond -- v. 2, pt. 1. background of the center East and the Aegean zone c. 1800-1380 B.C. / edited by means of I.E.S. Edwards ... [et al.] -- v. 2, pt. 2. historical past of the center East and the Aegean area, c. 1380-1000 B.C. / edited by means of I.E.S. Edwards ... [et al.]. -- v. three, pt. 1. The prehistory of the Balkans; and the center East and the Aegean global, 10th to 8th centuries B.C. / edited by means of John Boardman ... [et al.]. second ed. -- v. three, pt. 2. The Assyrian and Babylonian empires and different states of the close to East, from the 8th to the 6th centuries, B.C. 2d ed. -- v. three, pt. three. the growth of the Greek global, 8th to 6th centuries B.C. / edited via John Boardman, N.G.L. Hammond. 2nd ed. -- v. four. Persia, Greece, and the western Mediterranean, c. 525 to 479 B.C. / edited by way of John Boardman ... [et al.]. 2d ed. -- v. five. The 5th century B.C. / edited by way of D.M. Lewis ... [et al.]. 2d ed.-- v. 6. The fourth century B.C. / edited via D.M. Lewis ... [et al.]. 2d ed. -- v. 7, pt. 1. The Hellenistic international / edited by way of F.W. Walbank ... [et al.]. 2d ed. -- v. 7, pt. 2. the increase of Rome to 220 B.C. / edited by means of F.W. Walbank ... [et al.]. 2d ed. -- v. eight. Rome and the Mediterranean to 133 B.C. / edited via A.E. Astin ... [et al.]. second ed. -- v. nine. The final age of the Roman Republic, 146-43 B.C. 2d ed. -- v. 10. The Augustan Empire, forty three B.C.-A.D. sixty nine -- v. eleven. The excessive Empire, A.D. 70-192 / edited via Alan ok. Bowman, Peter Garnsey, Dominic Rathbone -- v. 12. The main issue of empire, A.D. 193-337 / edited by way of Alan okay. Bowman, Peter Garnsey, Averil Cameron -- v. thirteen. The past due Empire, A.D. 337-425 -- v. 14. past due antiquity: Empire and successors, A.D. 425-600 / edited by way of Averil Cameron, Bryan Ward-Perkins, Michael Whitby
By Lawrence Alexander
Hoping to flee the political highlight, Bobby Hart, senator from California, declined a presidential run. yet whereas in Germany, the idealistic younger baby-kisser discovers terrifying proof of a conspiracy to damage democracy in America—an unthinkable plot codenamed Rubicon. an individual vital goes to die, although Hart does not be aware of who, or why, or whilst. simply issues are transparent: it's going to ensue a while prior to the approaching election—and as soon as it does, like Caesar's military crossing the fabled river on their relentless march towards Rome, there'll be no turning again. stuck in a determined race opposed to loss of life and time, Bobby Hart needs to now disclose an insidious nightmare that threatens each guy, girl, and baby in the US. simply because Rubicon isn't approximately stealing a presidential election—it is set stealing a rustic.
By Benjamin Hudson
The Picts is a survey of the historic and cultural advancements in northern Britain among advert three hundred and advert 900. Discarding the preferred view of the Picts as savages, they're published to were politically profitable and culturally adaptive individuals of the medieval eu world.
- Re-interprets our definition of ‘Pict’ and offers a brilliant depiction in their political and armed forces organization
- Offers an updated assessment of Pictish lifestyles in the atmosphere of northern Britain
- Explains how paintings comparable to the ‘symbol stones’ are historic documents in addition to proof of artistic inspiration.
- Draws on quite a number transnational and comparative scholarship to put the Picts of their eu context
By Robin Hagg, Nanno Marinatos
Greek Sanctuaries: New techniques examines a few of the foremost and no more renowned Greek sanctuaries from a brand new viewpoint. the conventional method of Greek sanctuaries and particularly temples has been descriptive. a lot emphasis is often put on architectural positive aspects yet in simple terms not often is there an try and examine the totality of services Greek sanctuary may well surround. This choice of articles addresses the serious questions which regarding the varied reasons of the sanctuaries: what used to be their social functionality? Who have been their consumers? and the way does the background of sanctuaries replicate the improvement of Archaic and Classical Greek tradition and civilization? nearby hyperlinks and adaptations are under pressure, whereas a few sanctuaries are proven to have had specific makes use of resembling eating and initiation. one of the cults mentioned are the Eleusinian mysteries for which a brand new reconstruction is proposed.
By Sitta von Reden
This is often the 1st ebook to provide a accomplished research of the effect of cash at the economic system, society and tradition of the Greek and Roman international, utilizing new methods in financial background to discover how cash affected the economic system and which elements must be thought of which will enhance our figuring out of historic cash. overlaying quite a lot of financial contexts in the Mediterranean over virtually one thousand years (c. six hundred BC - advert three hundred) its technique is comparative and particular so that it will reveal that cash performs varied roles less than diverse social and political situations. in accordance with the purpose of the main issues sequence, the publication not just deals tips to scholars and direction administrators for learning funds at college point, but additionally a few views for destiny examine to graduate scholars and experts.
By Richard Seaford
Covering quite a lot of matters that have been ignored long ago, together with secret, cult and philosophy, Richard Seaford explores Dionysos – some of the most studied figures of the traditional Greek gods.
Popularly often called the god of wine and frenzied abandon, and an influential determine for theatre the place drama originated as a part of the cult of Dionysos, Seaford is going past the mundane and traditional to discover the historical past and impact of this god as by no means before.
As a quantity within the well known Gods and Heroes sequence, this is often an indispensible creation to the topic, and a very good reference aspect for higher-level study.