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26. Cover image for 'The Isthmus of Corinth'
Crossroads of the Mediterranean World
David K. Pettegrew
New interpretations of Roman and Greek interactions on the Isthmus of Corinth.
 
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Crossroads of the Mediterranean World
David K. Pettegrew
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27. Cover image for 'Hallowed Stewards'
Solon and the Sacred Treasurers of Ancient Athens
William S. Bubelis
Examines the religious magistrates who maintained Classical Athens’ sacred treasuries

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Solon and the Sacred Treasurers of Ancient Athens
William S. Bubelis
Sheds new light on the complex and long overlooked financial aspect of Athenian society
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28. Cover image for 'The Republican Aventine and Rome’s Social Order'
Lisa Marie Mignone
A new consideration of life on the Republican-era Aventine Hill uncovers a diverse urban landscape
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30. Cover image for 'Our Ancient Wars'
Rethinking War through the Classics
Victor Caston and Silke-Maria Weineck, editors
Explores how classical Greek literature provides timeless insights into the complexities of wars both ancient and modern
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Rethinking War through the Classics
Victor Caston and Silke-Maria Weineck, editors
Explores how classical Greek literature provides timeless insights into the complexities of wars both ancient and modern
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Rethinking War through the Classics
Victor Caston and Silke-Maria Weineck, editors
Explores how classical Greek literature provides timeless insights into the complexities of wars both ancient and modern
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31. Cover image for 'The Collection of Antiquities of the American Academy in Rome'
Larissa Bonfante and Helen Nagy, editors
A comprehensive presentation of the ancient and diverse artifacts from the American Academy in Rome’s collection.
 
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32. Cover image for 'The Laws of the Roman People'
Public Law in the Expansion and Decline of the Roman Republic
Callie Williamson

Winner of the James Henry Breasted Prize from the American Historical Association


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Public Law in the Expansion and Decline of the Roman Republic
Callie Williamson

A major contribution to understanding the role of public law-making in the Roman Republic

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Public Law in the Expansion and Decline of the Roman Republic
Callie Williamson

A major contribution to understanding the role of public law-making in the Roman Republic

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33. Cover image for 'Antisthenes of Athens'
Texts, Translations, and Commentary
Susan H. Prince
Antisthenes’ Homeric criticism is examined in depth for the first time
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Texts, Translations, and Commentary
Susan H. Prince
Antisthenes’ Homeric criticism is examined in depth for the first time
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34. Cover image for 'Ancient Obscenities'
Their Nature and Use in the Ancient Greek and Roman Worlds
Dorota Dutsch and Ann Suter, editors
References to the body’s sexual and excretory functions occupy a peculiarly ambivalent space in Greece and Rome

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35. Cover image for 'Law and Transaction Costs in the Ancient Economy'
Dennis P. Kehoe, David M. Ratzan, and Uri Yiftach, editors
A critical element of economic performance from antiquity to the present

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Performing Politics in Rome between Republic and Empire
Geoffrey S. Sumi
Analyzes the relationship between political power and public ceremonial in the period between Julius Caesar and the first emperor Augustus
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Performing Politics in Rome between Republic and Empire
Geoffrey S. Sumi
Analyzes the relationship between political power and public ceremonial in the period between Julius Caesar and the first emperor Augustus
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Performing Politics in Rome between Republic and Empire
Geoffrey Sumi
Analyzes the relationship between political power and public ceremonial in the period between Julius Caesar and the first emperor Augustus
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37. Cover image for 'Plautus' Poenulus'
A Student Commentary
Erin K. Moodie
The first English commentary on Plautus’ unabridged text

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A Student Commentary
Erin K. Moodie
The first English commentary on Plautus’ unabridged text

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38. Cover image for 'The Invention of Coinage and the Monetization of Ancient Greece'
David M. Schaps
Reveals how the concept of money did not materialize until the invention of Greek coinage
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David M. Schaps
Reveals how the concept of money did not materialize until the invention of Greek coinage
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David M. Schaps
Reveals how the concept of money did not materialize until the invention of Greek coinage
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39. Cover image for 'Kinesis'
The Ancient Depiction of Gesture, Motion, and Emotion
Christina A. Clark, Edith Foster, and Judith P. Hallett, editors
Considers the presentation of gesture in Greek and Latin literature
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The Ancient Depiction of Gesture, Motion, and Emotion
Christina A. Clark, Edith Foster, and Judith P. Hallett, editors
Considers the presentation of gesture in Greek and Latin literature
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40. Cover image for 'Portraits of the Vestal Virgins, Priestesses of Ancient Rome'
Molly M. Lindner
Examines portraits of Rome’s Vestal Virgins as artistic documents and political vehicles
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41. Cover image for 'Epiphanius of Cyprus'
Imagining an Orthodox World
Young Richard Kim
Brings a balanced perspective to a controversial scholar of heresies

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42. Cover image for 'Women's Letters from Ancient Egypt, 300 BC-AD 800'
Roger S. Bagnall and Raffaella Cribiore
The private letters of ancient women in Egypt from Alexander the Great to the Arab conquest
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42. Cover image for 'Women's Letters from Ancient Egypt, 300 BC-AD 800'
Roger S. Bagnall and Raffaella Cribiore
The private letters of ancient women in Egypt from Alexander the Great to the Arab conquest
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Berossus and Manetho
John Dillery
A discussion of the first written histories of Babylon and Egypt
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Berossus and Manetho
John Dillery
A discussion of the first written histories of Babylon and Egypt
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Berossus and Manetho
John Dillery
A discussion of the first written histories of Babylon and Egypt
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44. Cover image for 'Monsters and Monstrosity in Augustan Poetry'
Dunstan Lowe
An important contribution to the growing interdisciplinary field of monster studies
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The Hero’s Evolution in Electra, Philoctetes, and Oedipus at Colonus
Thomas Van Nortwick
An accessible examination of the evolution of key Sophoclean characters
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The Hero’s Evolution in Electra, Philoctetes, and Oedipus at Colonus
Thomas Van Nortwick
An accessible examination of the evolution of key Sophoclean characters
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46. Cover image for 'Heroic Offerings'
The Terracotta Plaques from the Spartan Sanctuary of Agamemnon and Kassandra
Gina Salapata

The first in-depth study of the terracotta plaques from the sanctuary of Agamemnon and Kassandra at Amyklai

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The Terracotta Plaques from the Spartan Sanctuary of Agamemnon and Kassandra
Gina Salapata

The first in-depth study of the terracotta plaques from the sanctuary of Agamemnon and Kassandra at Amyklai

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47. Cover image for 'Space, Geography, and Politics in the Early Roman Empire'
Claude Nicolet
Studies the effect of Rome's geographic worldview on its politics
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Claude Nicolet
Studies the effect of Rome's geographic worldview on its politics
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A Guide to the Delian Inventories
Richard Hamilton
A peek at the gifts the Greeks offered to their gods
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A Guide to the Delian Inventories
Richard Hamilton
A peek at the gifts the Greeks offered to their gods
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49. Cover image for 'A Student Commentary on Pausanias Book 1'
Patrick Paul Hogan
The first student commentary on Pausanias in over a century
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Patrick Paul Hogan
The first student commentary on Pausanias in over a century
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50. Cover image for 'A Commentary on Cicero, De Divinatione I'
Celia E. Schultz
A welcome investigation into Cicero’s unusual work on ancient Roman religion
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Celia E. Schultz
A welcome investigation into Cicero’s unusual work on ancient Roman religion
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The University of Michigan Press is pleased to announce The Michigan Commentaries Series.

This long-needed and accessible new series is jointly overseen by the Press and by the University of Michigan's Department of Classical Studies.

Volumes published in the series are intended for classroom use at the undergraduate level, and will be priced and designed accordingly. They will include the Greek or Latin text, notes, and commentary, together with other materials (maps, tables, etc.) as appropriate.

The first two volumes to appear will be:

  • Cicero, De Divinatione, Book I, edited by Celia Schultz (University of Michigan)
  • Pausanias, Attika, Book I, edited by Patrick Paul Hogan

Volumes in The Michigan Commentaries Series will join previous commentaries published by the University of Michigan Press:

  • Thucydides, Book 1, A Student's Grammatical Commentary, by H.D. Cameron
    H.D. Cameron's volume includes a user-friendly students' edition of Book 1, providing Greek text, extensive notes, a complete glossary, and an extensive introduction to Homer and his epic work. H.D. Cameron is Professor of Classics, University of Michigan.
    Paper, 148 pgs., 1 map, 978-0-472-06847-0, $25.95.
  • Iliad, Book I, with notes and vocabulary by P.A. Draper
    P.A. Draper presents Homer's text along with copious annotations on vocabulary, grammar, meter, historical and mythological allusions, and literary interpretation. P.A. Draper is Humanities Librarian, Cooper Library, Clemson University.
    Paper, 200 pgs., 5 B&W photographs, 978-0-472-06792-3, $25.95.
  • Also forthcoming from the same author:
    An Odyssey Reader: Selections from Homer's Odyssey, Books 1-12, by P.A. Draper

Ellen Bauerle, Senior Acquiring Editor for Classics and Archaeology,bauerle@umich.edu

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New Series

The University of Michigan Press is pleased to announce The Michigan Commentaries Series.

This long-needed and accessible new series is jointly overseen by the Press and by the University of Michigan's Department of Classical Studies.

Volumes published in the series are intended for classroom use at the undergraduate level, and will be priced and designed accordingly. They will include the Greek or Latin text, notes, and commentary, together with other materials (maps, tables, etc.) as appropriate.

The first two volumes to appear will be:

  • Cicero, De Divinatione, Book I, edited by Celia Schultz (University of Michigan)
  • Pausanias, Attika, Book I, edited by Patrick Paul Hogan

Volumes in The Michigan Commentaries Series will join previous commentaries published by the University of Michigan Press:

  • Thucydides, Book 1, A Student's Grammatical Commentary, by H.D. Cameron
    H.D. Cameron's volume includes a user-friendly students' edition of Book 1, providing Greek text, extensive notes, a complete glossary, and an extensive introduction to Homer and his epic work. H.D. Cameron is Professor of Classics, University of Michigan.
    Paper, 148 pgs., 1 map, 978-0-472-06847-0, $25.95.
  • Iliad, Book I, with notes and vocabulary by P.A. Draper
    P.A. Draper presents Homer's text along with copious annotations on vocabulary, grammar, meter, historical and mythological allusions, and literary interpretation. P.A. Draper is Humanities Librarian, Cooper Library, Clemson University.
    Paper, 200 pgs., 5 B&W photographs, 978-0-472-06792-3, $25.95.
  • Also forthcoming from the same author:
    An Odyssey Reader: Selections from Homer's Odyssey, Books 1-12, by P.A. Draper

Ellen Bauerle, Senior Acquiring Editor for Classics and Archaeology,bauerle@umich.edu


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