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76. 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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76. 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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77. Cover image for 'Reading after Actium'
Vergil's Georgics, Octavian, and Rome
Christopher Nappa
Examines the role of one particular reader of Vergil's Georgics, Octavian, and the political questions surrounding his career
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Vergil's Georgics, Octavian, and Rome
Christopher Nappa
Examines the role of one particular reader of Vergil's Georgics, Octavian, and the political questions surrounding his career
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78. Cover image for 'The Learned Collector'
Mythological Statuettes and Classical Taste in Late Antique Gaul
Lea M. Stirling
The first empire-wide study to examine the eclectic marble statuettes collected and displayed by the wealthiest Roman aristocrats
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78. Cover image for 'The Learned Collector'
Mythological Statuettes and Classical Taste in Late Antique Gaul
Lea M. Stirling
The first empire-wide study to examine the eclectic marble statuettes collected and displayed by the wealthiest Roman aristocrats
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79. Cover image for 'Fame, Money, and Power'
The Rise of Peisistratos and "Democratic" Tyranny at Athens
B. M. Lavelle
Challenges long-accepted notions about the relationship between early Athenian tyranny and democracy
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The Rise of Peisistratos and "Democratic" Tyranny at Athens
B. M. Lavelle
Challenges long-accepted notions about the relationship between early Athenian tyranny and democracy
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80. Cover image for 'Satiric Advice on Women and Marriage'
From Plautus to Chaucer
Warren S. Smith, Editor
Traces satiric themes on women, sex, and marriage through ancient Latin literature and the Middle Ages into Chaucer
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80. Cover image for 'Satiric Advice on Women and Marriage'
From Plautus to Chaucer
Warren S. Smith, Editor
Traces satiric themes on women, sex, and marriage through ancient Latin literature and the Middle Ages into Chaucer
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81. Cover image for 'Vergil's Aeneid and the Roman Self'
Subject and Nation in Literary Discourse
Yasmin Syed
Reading the Aeneid as the central text of Roman literary education, Yasmin Syed investigates the poem's power to shape Roman notions of self and cultural identity
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81. Cover image for 'Vergil's Aeneid and the Roman Self'
Subject and Nation in Literary Discourse
Yasmin Syed
Reading the Aeneid as the central text of Roman literary education, Yasmin Syed investigates the poem's power to shape Roman notions of self and cultural identity
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82. Cover image for 'The Myths of Fiction'
Studies in the Canonical Greek Novels
Edmund P. Cueva
A revolutionary account of the emergence of myth over history as the defining feature of the Greek novel
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Studies in the Canonical Greek Novels
Edmund P. Cueva
A revolutionary account of the emergence of myth over history as the defining feature of the Greek novel
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83. Cover image for 'The Economy of Prostitution in the Roman World'
A Study of Social History and the Brothel
Thomas A. J. McGinn
An in-depth study of the different venues for the sale of sex in the Roman world
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83. Cover image for 'The Economy of Prostitution in the Roman World'
A Study of Social History and the Brothel
Thomas A. J. McGinn
An in-depth study of the different venues for the sale of sex in the Roman world
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84. Cover image for 'Melancholy, Love, and Time'
Boundaries of the Self in Ancient Literature
Peter Toohey
An examination of the effects and meaning of emotional states of distress in ancient literature
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84. Cover image for 'Melancholy, Love, and Time'
Boundaries of the Self in Ancient Literature
Peter Toohey
An examination of the effects and meaning of emotional states of distress in ancient literature
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85. Cover image for 'Lessons from the Past'
The Moral Use of History in Fourth-Century Prose
Frances Pownall
Deepens our understanding of the Greek tendency to view the past as a source for contemporary moral lessons
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The Moral Use of History in Fourth-Century Prose
Frances Pownall
Deepens our understanding of the Greek tendency to view the past as a source for contemporary moral lessons
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86. Cover image for 'The Case for the Prosecution in the Ciceronian Era'
Michael C. Alexander
A reconstruction of the case for the prosecution in the eleven trials in which Cicero delivered an extant defense speech
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86. Cover image for 'The Case for the Prosecution in the Ciceronian Era'
Michael C. Alexander
A reconstruction of the case for the prosecution in the eleven trials in which Cicero delivered an extant defense speech
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87. Cover image for 'Staging Masculinity'
The Rhetoric of Performance in the Roman World
Erik Gunderson
Examines ancient notions of what constitutes a "good man"
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87. Cover image for 'Staging Masculinity'
The Rhetoric of Performance in the Roman World
Erik Gunderson
Examines ancient notions of what constitutes a "good man"
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88. Cover image for 'The Pedagogical Contract'
The Economies of Teaching and Learning in the Ancient World
Yun Lee Too
Rethinks the teacher-student relationship from its ancient roots to the present
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88. Cover image for 'The Pedagogical Contract'
The Economies of Teaching and Learning in the Ancient World
Yun Lee Too
Rethinks the teacher-student relationship from its ancient roots to the present
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89. Cover image for 'Acting Like Men'
Gender, Drama, and Nostalgia in Ancient Greece
Karen Bassi
Examines the concept of gender in relation to Greek drama
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89. Cover image for 'Acting Like Men'
Gender, Drama, and Nostalgia in Ancient Greece
Karen Bassi
Examines the concept of gender in relation to Greek drama
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90. Cover image for 'Euripides and the Instruction of the Athenians'
Justina Gregory
The author reveals the complex political and social elements of Euripides' plays and the interplay between the poet and his audience.
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90. Cover image for 'Euripides and the Instruction of the Athenians'
Justina Gregory
The author reveals the complex political and social elements of Euripides' plays and the interplay between the poet and his audience.
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91. Cover image for 'Centaurs and Amazons'
Women and the Pre-History of the Great Chain of Being
Page duBois
Traces the development of the Greek hierarchical view of life that continues to permeate Western society
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91. Cover image for 'Centaurs and Amazons'
Women and the Pre-History of the Great Chain of Being
Page duBois
Traces the development of the Greek hierarchical view of life that continues to permeate Western society
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Paper 1991 $20.95 Available Add Paper for "Centaurs and Amazons" to Cart
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92. Cover image for 'The Black Widows of the Eternal City'
The True Story of Rome’s Most Infamous Poisoners
Craig A. Monson
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92. Cover image for 'The Black Widows of the Eternal City'
The True Story of Rome's Most Infamous Poisoners
Craig A. Monson
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93. Cover image for 'The Discovery of the Fact'
Clifford Ando and William P. Sullivan, Editors
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Clifford Ando and William P. Sullivan, Editors
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94. Cover image for 'Following Chaucer'
Offices of the Active Life
Lynn Staley
Understanding the relationship between individuals and their communities in the works of Chaucer
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Offices of the Active Life
Lynn Staley
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96. Cover image for 'Lyric Poetry and Social Identity in Archaic Greece'
Jessica M. Romney
A thoughtful consideration of the poems and people in the performance space that was the Archaic Greek symposium
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97. Cover image for 'Ostraka and Other Inscribed Material from Bir Shawish, Small Oasis'
Excavation Seasons 2005 and 2007
Volume: 54
Marek Dospel

Detailed insight on writings from a Late Antique settlement in Egypt

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97. Cover image for 'Ostraka and Other Inscribed Material from Bir Shawish, Small Oasis'
Excavation Seasons 2005 and 2007
Volume: 54
Marek Dospel

Detailed insight on writings from a Late Antique settlement in Egypt

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98. Cover image for 'Poetics of the First Punic War'
Thomas Biggs
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Thomas Biggs
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99. Cover image for 'While Rome Burned'
Fire, Leadership, and Urban Disaster in the Roman Cultural Imagination
Virginia M. Closs

Explores the intersection of fire and politics in the literature of Rome

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Fire, Leadership, and Urban Disaster in the Roman Cultural Imagination
Virginia M. Closs
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Classical Studies 2017 Catalog







Classical Studies Catalog



Classical Studies 2017 Catalog








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

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

The series editors
K. Sara Myers, University of Virginia
Josiah Osgood, Georgetown University
Alexander Sens, Georgetown University

For submissions to or questions about the Michigan Classical Commentaries, please contact Executive Editor Dr. Ellen Bauerle, bauerle@umich.edu.

New Series

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

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

The series editors
K. Sara Myers, University of Virginia
Josiah Osgood, Georgetown University
Alexander Sens, Georgetown University

For submissions to or questions about the Michigan Classical Commentaries, please contact Executive Editor Dr. Ellen Bauerle, bauerle@umich.edu.

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