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Early Greek Philosophy (Penguin Classics)

By: Barnes, Jonathan

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2001

Seller ID: 2279564

ISBN: 0140448152

Condition: Very Good


Smudge on rear wrapper. 2001 Trade Paperback. xlix, 282 pp. The works collected in this volume form the true foundation of Western philosophy—the base upon which Plato and Aristotle and their successors would eventually build. Yet the importance of the Pre-Socratics thinkers lies less in their influence—great though that was—than in their astonishing intellectual ambition and imaginative reach. Zeno's dizzying 'proofs' that motion is impossible; the extraordinary atomic theories of Democritus; the haunting and enigmatic epigrams of Heraclitus; and the maxims of Alcmaeon: fragmentary as t... View more info

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Bulfinch's Mythology: The Age of Fable; The Age of Chivalry; The Legends of Charlemagne (A Modern Library Giant, G14)

By: Bulfinch, Thomas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Modern Library:

Seller ID: 2276970

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, top corners of boards lightly bumped, pencil name on front endpaper, no publisher date. xi, 778 pp. Bulfinch's Mythology is a collection of the works of Thomas Bulfinch, renamed after him and published after his death. It is a classic work of mythology and is still being printed, even 150 years after the first work, Age of Fable, was published in 1855. The following is a table of contents of the work, which itself can serve as an interesting pantheon of the characters of ancient European mythology. - Wikipedia View more info

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Greek and Roman Jewellery

By: Coarelli, Filippo

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Paul Hamlyn: 1970

Seller ID: 2278871

ISBN: 0600012476

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1970 Hard Cover. Full-color photographs and historical information on the jewelry of the ancient Greeks and Romans. View more info

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Demosthenes with English Notes, Part I. -- De Corona [On the Crown]

By: Demosthenes; Holmes, Arthur

Price: $10.00

Publisher: John Allyn, Publisher: 1872

Seller ID: 2199449

Condition: Good


Free endpapers removed, pencil notes in text. 1872 Hard Cover. xxviii, 195 pp. Greek text with English notes. The most famous judicial oration by the ancient Greek statesmen and orator, originally delivered in 330 B.C. View more info

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Greek Plays in Modern Translation

By: Fitts, Dudley; Aeschylus; Sophocles; Euripides

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Dial Press: 1947

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2266818

ISBN: 0803732236

Condition: Very Good


Fourth printing. No jacket, spine faintly toned. 1947 Hard Cover. xiv, 596 pp. CONTENTS: Aeschyles: Agamemnon; Sophocles: Electra; Aeschyles: Eumenides; Euripides: The Trojan Woman; Euripides: Medea; Euripides: Hippolytus; Euripides: Alcestis; Sophocles: King Oedipus; Sophocles: Oedipus at Colonus; Sophocles: Antigone; Aeschylus: Prometheus Bound; Appendix: Commentaries; Index of Proper Names. View more info

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The Troy Saga: Lord of the Silver Bow; Shield of Thunder; Fall of Kings (3 Volume Set)

By: Gemmell, David and Stella

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 2009

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2287963

Condition: Near Fine


Sticker on rear wrapper of Shield of Thunder.. 2009 Trade Paperback. Three volume set. ABOUT LORD OF THE SILVER BOW: With this first masterly volume in an epic reimagining of the Trojan War, David Gemmell has written an ageless drama of brave deeds and fierce battles, of honor and treachery, of love won and lost. He is a man of many names. Some call him the Golden One; others, the Lord of the Silver Bow. To the Dardanians, he is Prince Aeneas. But to his friends, he is Helikaon. Strong, fast, quick of mind, he is a bold warrior, hated by his enemies, feared even by his Trojan allies. For there... View more info

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Anabasis: A Journey to the Interior

By: Gilchrist, Ellen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University Press of Mississippi: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2281766

ISBN: 0878057269

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 297 pp. Auria, a slave girl in ancient Greece, rescues a child that has been put out to die and they flee into the mountains, where Auria finds the courage to survive and grow. View more info

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The Founders of the Western World: A History of Greece and Rome

By: Grant, Michael

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books, New York: 1998

Seller ID: 1773015

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine in very good jacket. A few shallow scratches on rear jacket panel.Very Good. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 352 pp. 8vo. The author's prolific output (the Notes refer to 22 works) makes him well qualified to prepare a comprehensive summary of ancient history. Grant devotes some 116 pages of text to the Greeks and 81 to the Romans; the remaining pages include seven appendixes on specialized topics, and a lengthy comparative table of dates. Because of compression, omission, and style, this is not the most readable or entertaining of surveys and there are... View more info

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The Histories of Herodotus of Halicarnassus, in Two Volumes

By: Herodotus; Carter, Harry

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1958

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261272

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number II & III: 24 laid in. Spines toned, owner bookplates on verso of each front free endpaper, slipcase seams beginning to weaken at corners along opening. 1958 Hard Cover. Complete in two hardcover volumes, paginated continuously. xxviii, 615 pp. A complete collection of the Histories by one of the most well-known Greek historians, translated with marginal notes by Harry Carter, with illustrations by Edward Bawden. Maps on endpapers, fold-out map of Central Greece illustrating the invasion by Xerxes. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Herodotus of Halicarnassus was ... View more info

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The Histories (Barnes & Noble Classics)

By: Herodotus; Lateiner, Donald; Macaulay, G.C.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Classics: 2004

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2276396

ISBN: 1593081022

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2004 Trade Paperback. xxxvi, 584 pp. The Histories, by Herodotus, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics: New introductions commissioned from today's top writers and scholars; Biographies of the authors; Chronologies of contemporary historical, biographical, and cultural events; Footnotes and endnotes; Selective discussions of imitati... View more info

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The Iliad of Homer Books I-VI [1-6], with an Introduction and Notes [with] Vocabulary to the First Six Books of Homer's Iliad

By: Homer; Keep, Robert P.; Thurber, Samuel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Allyn and Bacon / Norwood Press: 1883

Seller ID: 2266443

Condition: Good


Some ink and pencil marks in text and margins, front free endpaper removed. 1883 Hard Cover. xlii, 322, 159, [3] pp. 8vo. This edition a fold-out frontispiece facsimile of a page from Codex Venetus, the original Greek text of the first six books of Homer's Iliad, and an introduction and notes by Robert P. Keep. Dating to the ninth century B.C., Homer's timeless poem still vividly conveys the horror and heroism of men and gods wrestling with towering emotions and battling amidst devastation and destruction, as it moves inexorably to the wrenching, tragic conclusion of the Trojan War. View more info

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The Goatherd and the Shepherdess: A Tale From Ancient Greece

By: Hort, Lenny

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Dial Books for Young Readers: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2272170

ISBN: 0803713525

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket edges very lightly bumped. 1995 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. As three friends tend their flocks on a Greek island, Daphnis and Dorco vie for the affections of Chloe. View more info

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The Art and Culture of Early Greece, 1100-480 B.C.

By: Hurwit, Jeffrey M.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Cornell: 1987

Seller ID: 2272376

ISBN: 080149401X

Condition: Near Fine


Faint edge wear. 1987 Trade Paperback. This handsomely illustrated book offers a broad synthesis of Archaic Greek culture. Unlike other books dealing with the art and architecture of the Archaic period, it places these subjects in their historical, social, literary, and intellectual contexts. Origins and originality constitute a central theme, for during this period representational and narrative art, monumental sculpture and architecture, epic, lyric, and dramatic poetry, the city-state (polis), tyranny and early democracy, and natural philosophy were all born. View more info

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The Peloponnesian War

By: Kagan, Donald

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2004

Seller ID: 2275893

ISBN: 0142004375

Condition: Very Good


Remainder mark, pages faintly toned. 2004 Trade Paperback. xxvii, 511 pp. For three decades in the fifth century b.c. the ancient world was torn apart bya conflict that was as dramatic, divisive, and destructive as the world wars of the twentieth century: the Peloponnesian War. Donald Kagan, one of the world’s most respected classical, political, and military historians, here presents a new account of this vicious war of Greek against Greek, Athenian against Spartan. The Peloponnesian War is a magisterial work of history written for general readers, offering a fresh examination of a pivotal ... View more info

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Imaginary Conversations (Volume I of VI [1 of 6])

By: Landor, Walter Savage; Crump, Charles G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent & Co.: 1891

Seller ID: 2290162

Condition: Very Good


Spine head rubbed, pencil note on rear paste-down endpaper. 1891 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxvii, 382 pp. Volume I of VI. Gilt titles and decor on spine. Imaginary Conversations is a publication consisting of five volumes of imaginary conversations, mainly between historical people of classical Greece and Rome, composed by the English author Walter Savage Landor. Landor's fame rests on this prose. The work is noted as a specimen of poetic prose full of rich imagery and ornate diction as seen in De Quincey. The Imaginary Conversations were begun when Landor, aged... View more info

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Imaginary Conversations (Volume IV of VI [4 of 6])

By: Landor, Walter Savage; Crump, Charles G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent & Co.: 1901

Seller ID: 2290163

Condition: Very Good


Spine head rubbed, pencil note on rear paste-down endpaper. 1901 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 432 pp. Volume IV of VI. Gilt titles and decor on spine. Imaginary Conversations is a publication consisting of five volumes of imaginary conversations, mainly between historical people of classical Greece and Rome, composed by the English author Walter Savage Landor. Landor's fame rests on this prose. The work is noted as a specimen of poetic prose full of rich imagery and ornate diction as seen in De Quincey. The Imaginary Conversations were begun when Landor, aged 46, w... View more info

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Imaginary Conversations (Volume V of VI [5 of 6])

By: Landor, Walter Savage; Crump, Charles G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent & Co.: 1901

Seller ID: 2290164

Condition: Very Good


Spine head lightly rubbed, pencil note on rear paste-down endpaper. 1901 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Volume V of VI. Gilt titles and decor on spine. Imaginary Conversations is a publication consisting of five volumes of imaginary conversations, mainly between historical people of classical Greece and Rome, composed by the English author Walter Savage Landor. Landor's fame rests on this prose. The work is noted as a specimen of poetic prose full of rich imagery and ornate diction as seen in De Quincey. The Imaginary Conversations were begun when Landor, aged 46, wa... View more info

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Imaginary Conversations (Volume VI of VI [6 of 6])

By: Landor, Walter Savage; Crump, Charles G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent & Co.: 1901

Seller ID: 2290165

Condition: Very Good


Spine head lightly rubbed, faint smudge along top edge of front board, pencil note on rear paste-down endpaper. 1901 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 466 pp. Volume VI of VI. Gilt titles and decor on spine. Imaginary Conversations is a publication consisting of five volumes of imaginary conversations, mainly between historical people of classical Greece and Rome, composed by the English author Walter Savage Landor. Landor's fame rests on this prose. The work is noted as a specimen of poetic prose full of rich imagery and ornate diction as seen in De Quincey. The Imagin... View more info

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The Odes of Pindar

By: Lattimore, Richmond

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Phoenix Books / The University of Chicago Press: 1964

Seller ID: 2276975

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed, rear wrapper lightly toned, ink names on half-title page. 1964 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 169 pp. Pindar (/?p?nd?r/; Greek: ???????? Pindaros, pronounced [píndaros]; Latin: Pindarus; c. 522 – c. 443 BC) was an Ancient Greek lyric poet from Thebes. Of the canonical nine lyric poets of ancient Greece, his work is the best preserved. Quintilian wrote, Of the nine lyric poets, Pindar is by far the greatest, in virtue of his inspired magnificence, the beauty of his thoughts and figures, the rich exuberance of his language and matter, and ... View more info

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Daphnis and Chloe (Penguin Classics)

By: Longus; Turner, Paul

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2284739

ISBN: 0140440593

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers lightly rubbed, rear wrapper creased, minor pencil marginalia. 1989 Trade Paperback. 123 pp. A tender novel describing eager and inept young love, Daphnis and Chloe tells the story of a baby boy and girl who are discovered separately, two years apart, alone and exposed on a Greek mountainside. Taken in by a goatherd and a shepherd respectively, and raised near the town of Mytilene, they grow to maturity unaware of one another's existence - until the mischievous god of love, Eros, creates in them a sudden overpowering desire for one another. A masterpiece among early Greek romances, at... View more info

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The Athenian Aristocracy, 399 to 31 B.C. (Martin Classical Lectures, Volume XXIII)

By: MacKendrick, Paul

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1969

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2287069

ISBN: 0674050851

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. Front jacket flap price-clipped, jacket spine very faintly toned. 1969 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 111 pp. It has been a common assumption among historians that the reforms of Kleisthenes (508 B.C.) changed Athens irrevocably from an aristocratic to a democratic state. A further assumption has been that the aristocratic clans were reduced to a religious role. Mr. MacKendrick contends that, in the fourth century B.C. and after, Athenian aristocratic clansmen were able to transform their religious prominence into political influence. He shows th... View more info

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Epigraphica Attica (Martin Classical Lectures Volume IX [9])

By: Meritt, Benjamin Dean

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2029316

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket toned, tears to jacket corners. 1940 Hard Cover. x, 157 pp. 8vo. Includes photographs of several engraved stones. A study of Greek epigraphy, which was part of the Martin Classical Lectures series established in honor of Charles Beebe Martin, teacher of classical literature and art at Oberlin College. View more info

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Greek Pottery Painting

By: Mingazzini, Paolino

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Paul Hamlyn: 1969

Seller ID: 2278879

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1969 Hard Cover. Full-color photographs and historical information on the painted pottery of ancient Greece. View more info

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Eleusis and the Eleusian Mysteries

By: Mylonas, George E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1974

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2287344

ISBN: 0691002053

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing. Wrappers rubbed. 1974 Trade Paperback. The most famous conspiracy of silence in the history of antiquity is examined here by one of the three archaeologists entrusted by the Archaeological Society of Athens with the final excavations of the Sanctuary. He traces the history of the cult in the archaeological remains, from the first traces of habitation at the site in the Middle Bronze Age (around 1900 B.C.) to its final grandeur and decay in Imperial Roman times. View more info

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Plutarch's Lives: The Translation Called Dryden's, Corrected from the Greek and Revised, in Five Volumes

By: Plutarch; Clough, A.H. [Arthur Hugh]; Langhorne, J. & W.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: John D. Morris & Company: 1925

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2285483

Condition: Very Good


Limited Athenaeum Edition De Luxe, #51 of 1000 sets. Corners a bit rubbed with minor loss from spine base of last volume, ink name and date on front flyleaf of each volume. 1925 Hard Cover. Complete in five volumes. Red leather spine and corners, gilt titles and decorations, marbled boards and endpapers, top edge gilt. Revised by A.H. Clough from the Dryden translation. Life of Plutarch by J. & W. Langhorne precedes text. Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans, commonly called Parallel Lives or Plutarch's Lives, is a series of biographies of famous men, arranged in tandem to illuminat... View more info

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The Complete Writings of Plutarch, Including The Lives, Essays, Morals, Apothegms, Miscellanies, Etc., in Ten Volumes [Plutarch's Lives of Illustrious Men]

By: Plutarch; Dryden, John; Clough, A.H.; Goodwin, William W.; Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Price: $600.00

Publisher: The Colonial Company, Limited: 1906

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2267185

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, #108 of 1000 sets. Spines and corners faded and a bit dried, corners rubbed with minimal loss. 1906 Half-Leather. Complete in ten hardcover volumes. 8vo. Original morocco spines and corners, cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, decorated endpapers. Translated by John Dryden, A.H. Clough, and William W. Goodwin, with an introduction by Ralph Waldo Emerson. Illustrated with photogravure reproductions of paintings and sculptures. Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans, commonly called Parallel Lives or Plutarch's Lives, is a series of biographies of famous men, arr... View more info

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Athens and Sparta: Constructing Greek Political and Social History from 478 BC

By: Powell, Anton

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Routledge: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2198763

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Ink name on front endpaper. 1991 Trade Paperback. Athens and Sparta has established itself as a handbook to the main topics of Greek history in the classical period. It deals not only with the established areas of political history, but also with some of the most important aspects of Greek social history and historical methods to the main topics of Greek history in the classical period. View more info

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Procopius: The Secret History

By: Procopius; Williamson, G.A.; Ziegler, Philip

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Folio Society: 1990

Seller ID: 2287977

Condition: Near Fine


A near fine copy in a near fine slipcase. 1990 Hard Cover. xix, 151 pp. Includes publisher's slipcase. Illustrated with color photographic plates. Strikingly bound in cloth decorated with a mosaic pattern. Procopius of Caesarea (Greek: ????????? ? ????????? Prokópios ho Kaisareús; Latin: Procopius Caesariensis; c.?500 – c.?after 565) was a prominent late antique Byzantine Greek scholar from Palaestina Prima.[a] Accompanying the Byzantine general Belisarius in Emperor Justinian's wars, Procopius became the principal Byzantine historian of the 6th century, writing the History of the Wars, th... View more info

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Greek and Roman Naval Warfare: A Study of Strategy, Tactics, and Ship Design from Salamis (480 B.C.) to Actium (31 B.C.) (Collector's Edition)

By: Rodgers, William Ledyard; Moore, John Bassett

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1991

Seller ID: 2286250

Condition: Near Fine


1991 Full-Leather. xv, [1], 555, [1] pp. 8vo. Black full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Numerous diagrams & illustrations. Includes laid in Easton Press collector's notes. William Ledyard Rodgers (1860–1944) was a Vice Admiral of the United States Navy. His career included service in the Spanish-American War and World War I, and a tour as President of the Naval War College. Rodgers was also a noted historian on military and naval topics, particularly relating to ancient naval warfare. He was the third generation in a well-k... View more info

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The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Cathaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, Macedonians, and Grecians, in Ten Volumes [Ornithologist John Gould's Copy]

By: Rollin, [Charles]

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Wilson, Robertson, and Tennent, for A. Kincaid and J. Bell, J. Dickson, Edinburgh; J. Gilmour and Son, Glasgow; E. Wilson, Dumfries; J. Meuros, Kilmarnock; and A. Angus and Son, Aberdeen: 1770

Seller ID: 2289607

Condition: Good


Half of set lacks spine labels, other labels with some loss, edges rubbed, spine leather dried, bookplate of ornithologist John Gould on front paste-down endpapers of each volume, with his name in ink on opposite page. John Gould was best known for his Birds of Australia. 1770 Full-Leather. Complete in ten volumes. 12mo. Charles Rollin (30 January 1661 – 14 December 1741) was a French historian and educator. He was born in Paris. He was the son of a cutler, and at the age of twenty-two was made a master in the Collège du Plessis. In 1694 he was rector of the University of Paris, rendering g... View more info