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26. Cover image for 'The Staff of Oedipus'
Transforming Disability in Ancient Greece
Martha L. Rose
Exposes centuries-old disability myths that still survive today
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Transforming Disability in Ancient Greece
Martha L. Rose
Exposes centuries-old disability myths that still survive today
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Transforming Disability in Ancient Greece
Martha L. Rose
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27. Cover image for 'Archimedes and the Roman Imagination'
Mary Jaeger

An innovative exploration of the cultural reception of the greatest mathematician of the ancient world

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Mary Jaeger
An innovative exploration of the cultural reception of the greatest mathematician of the ancient world
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Mary Jaeger
An innovative exploration of the cultural reception of the greatest mathematician of the ancient world
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Fifth-Century Byzantium and the Barbarians
Revised Edition
C.D. Gordon
A classic brought back in print with an introduction and notes by David S. Potter
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A Character Sketch
Ramsay MacMullen

An inviting exploration of Rome's founding centuries

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A Character Sketch
Ramsay MacMullen
An inviting exploration of Rome's founding centuries
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A Character Sketch
Ramsay MacMullen
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Ancient Roman Lives Stolen from Death
Eugene Dwyer

An intriguing look at contemporary views regarding the casts of victims from Mt. Vesuvius' eruption

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Ancient Roman Lives Stolen from Death
Eugene Dwyer

An intriguing look at contemporary views regarding the casts of victims from Mt. Vesuvius' eruption

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Uses and Meanings of the Past
Bernd Steinbock

Examining the role of Athenian social memory in understanding the political climate in fourth-century Athens

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Uses and Meanings of the Past
Bernd Steinbock

Examining the role of Athenian social memory in understanding the political climate in fourth-century Athens

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Uses and Meanings of the Past
Bernd Steinbock
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New Perspectives on the Architecture and Decor of the Domus, Villa, and Insula
2nd Edition
Elaine K. Gazda, Editor
An exploration of the relation between domestic Roman art and its social milieu, now with an updated introduction
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New and expanded edition
D. S. Potter and D. J. Mattingly, Editors

A lively survey for the nonspecialist, with new essays and a new appendix of translated documents

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Ritual Procedure and Political Practice
Roberta Stewart
A study of the important interrelations between Roman religion and government
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Homer
A new translation of Homer's classic follows Merrill's successful earlier version of the Odyssey in capturing the feel of the original Greek
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Tradition, Narrative, and Audience
Ruth Scodel
A discussion of how ancient Greek bards ensured that their poetry would reach audiences of various backgrounds
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Tradition, Narrative, and Audience
Ruth Scodel
A discussion of how ancient Greek bards ensured that their poetry would reach audiences of various backgrounds
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Mary Jaeger
The Roman view of history through the eyes of Livy
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Alternate Worlds in Homer's Odyssey
Thomas Van Nortwick

The most accessible and thorough reading of the dual nature of Odysseus

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Alternate Worlds in Homer's Odyssey
Thomas Van Nortwick

The most accessible and thorough reading of the dual nature of Odysseus

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Alternate Worlds in Homer's Odyssey
Thomas Van Nortwick

The most accessible and thorough reading of the dual nature of Odysseus

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Penelope and the Plot of Homer's Odyssey
Richard Heitman
An innovative new analysis of the Odyssey's most influential female character
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Penelope and the Plot of Homer's Odyssey
Richard Heitman
An innovative new analysis of the Odyssey's most influential female character
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41. Cover image for 'The British Museum Concise Introduction to Ancient Rome'
Nancy H. Ramage and Andrew Ramage
An accessible and beautifully illustrated survey of the world of Ancient Rome
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A Historical Review of the Female Nude in Greek Art
Christine Mitchell Havelock
A revealing survey of Aphrodite
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43. Cover image for 'Life and Thought in the Ancient Near East'
Louis L. Orlin
An accessible, engaging introduction to the culture and society of the ancient Near East
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Louis L. Orlin
An accessible, engaging introduction to the culture and society of the ancient Near East
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Hesiod
A new verse-translation celebrating the poetry of Hesiod's great works, Theogony and Works and Days
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Pioneering Women Archaeologists
Getzel M. Cohen and Martha Sharp Joukowsky, Editors
Biographies of twelve often-overlooked woman archaeologists
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Pioneering Women Archaeologists
Getzel M. Cohen and Martha Sharp Joukowsky, Editors
Biographies of twelve often-overlooked woman archaeologists
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Pioneering Women Archaeologists
Getzel M. Cohen and Martha Sharp Joukowsky, Editors
Biographies of twelve often-overlooked woman archaeologists
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Classical Models in Sixteenth-Century Spanish America
David A. Lupher
Explores the impact the discovery of the New World had upon Europeans' perceptions of their identity and place in history
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Kimberly Kagan
An important new work that will change the way we think about and understand battles
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Kimberly Kagan
An important new work that will change the way we think about and understand battles
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48. Cover image for 'Jerusalem Besieged'
From Ancient Canaan to Modern Israel
Eric H. Cline
A sweeping history of four thousand years of struggle for control of one city
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From Ancient Canaan to Modern Israel
Eric H. Cline
A sweeping history of four thousand years of struggle for control of one city
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49. Cover image for 'The British Museum Concise Introduction to Ancient Egypt'
T. G. H. James
The first volume in a series of illustrated books on ancient cultures explores Egyptian life
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The Unique History of Quintus Curtius
Elizabeth Baynham
The history of the world's first multicultural king
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Classical Studies 2017 Catalog







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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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