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Alexander the Great and the Mystery of the Elephant Medallions

Alexander the Great and the Mystery of the Elephant Medallions

Frank Holt

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238817
eISBN:
9780520938786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238817.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

To all those who witnessed his extraordinary conquests, from Albania to India, Alexander the Great appeared invincible. How Alexander himself promoted this appearance—how he abetted the belief that ... More

ArchaeologyThe Discipline of Things

Archaeology: The Discipline of Things

Bjørnar Olsen, Michael Shanks, Timothy Webmoor, and Christopher Witmore

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520274167
eISBN:
9780520954007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274167.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The “science of old things,” archaeology is marked by its care, obligation, and loyalty to things, from ancient cities in the Mexican heartland and megalithic monuments in Britain to the perfume jars ... More

Athens and MacedonAttic Letter-Cutters of 300 to 229 B.C.

Athens and Macedon: Attic Letter-Cutters of 300 to 229 B.C.

Stephen Tracy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233331
eISBN:
9780520928541
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233331.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Little of the historiography of third-century Athens survives, and much of what is known—or might be known—about the period has come down in inscriptions carved by Attic stonemasons of the time. This ... More

Caesar's CalendarAncient Time and the Beginnings of History

Caesar's Calendar: Ancient Time and the Beginnings of History

Denis Feeney

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251199
eISBN:
9780520933767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251199.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The ancient Romans changed more than the map of the world when they conquered so much of it; they altered the way historical time itself is marked and understood. This book investigates time and its ... More

City and School in Late Antique Athens and Alexandria

City and School in Late Antique Athens and Alexandria

Edward Watts

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520244214
eISBN:
9780520931800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244214.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This study of the men and ideas of late antique education explores the intellectual and doctrinal milieu in the two great cities of Athens and Alexandria from the second to the sixth centuries. It ... More

A Critical History of Early RomeFrom Prehistory to the First Punic War

A Critical History of Early Rome: From Prehistory to the First Punic War

Gary Forsythe

John Connelly (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520226517
eISBN:
9780520940291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520226517.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

During the period from Rome's Stone Age beginnings on the Tiber River to its conquest of the Italian peninsula in 264 B.C., the Romans in large measure developed the social, political, and military ... More

Cultural Politics in Polybius's Histories

Cultural Politics in Polybius's Histories

Craige Champion

William Joseph Sanders (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520237643
eISBN:
9780520929890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237643.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Polybius was a Greek statesman and political prisoner of Rome in the second century bce. His Histories provide the earliest continuous narrative of the rise of the Roman Empire. This study, informed ... More

Everyday Writing in the Graeco-Roman East

Everyday Writing in the Graeco-Roman East

Roger Bagnall

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267022
eISBN:
9780520948525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267022.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Most of the everyday writing from the ancient world—that is, informal writing not intended for a long life or wide public distribution—has perished. Reinterpreting the silences and blanks of the ... More

Excavations at Nemea IIIThe Coins

Excavations at Nemea III: The Coins

Robert Knapp

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231696
eISBN:
9780520927902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231696.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Since 1974 the University of California at Berkeley has been sponsoring extensive excavations at the Panhellenic athletic festival center of ancient Nemea in the modern Greek province of Korinthia. ... More

Failure of EmpireValens and the Roman State in the Fourth Century A.D.

Failure of Empire: Valens and the Roman State in the Fourth Century A.D.

Noel Lenski

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233324
eISBN:
9780520928534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233324.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This book is a biography of the Roman emperor Valens and his troubled reign (A.D. 364–78). Valens will always be remembered for his spectacular defeat and death at the hands of the Goths in the ... More

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