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  1. Thinking Men

    Masculinity and its Self-Representation in the Classical Tradition

    Edited by Lin Foxhall, John Salmon

    Series: Leicester-Nottingham Studies in Ancient Society

    Thinking Men explores artistic and intellectual expression in the classical world as the self representation of man. It starts from the premise that the history of classical antiquity as the ancients tell it is a history of men. However, the focus of this volume is the creation, re-creation and...

    Published November 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  2. War and Society in the Greek World

    Edited by Dr John Rich, John Rich, Graham Shipley

    Series: Leicester-Nottingham Studies in Ancient Society

    The role of warfare is central to our understanding of the ancient Greek world. In this book and the companion work, War and Society in the Roman World, the wider social context of war is explored. This volume examines its impact on Greek society from Homeric times to the age of Alexander and his...

    Published November 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  3. Human Landscapes in Classical Antiquity

    Environment and Culture

    Edited by John Salmon, Graham Shipley

    Series: Leicester-Nottingham Studies in Ancient Society

    Human Landscapes in Classical Antiquity shows how today's environmental and ecological concerns can help illuminate our study of the ancient world. The contributors consider how the Greeks and Romans perceived their natural world, and how their perceptions affected society....

    Published July 10th 2011 by Routledge

  4. When Men Were Men

    Masculinity, Power and Identity in Classical Antiquity

    Edited by Lin Foxhall, John Salmon

    Series: Leicester-Nottingham Studies in Ancient Society

    When Men Were Men questions the deep-set assumption that men's history speaks and has always spoken for all of us, by exploring the history of classical antiquity as an explicitly masculine story.With a preface by Sarah Pomeroy, this study employs different methodologies and focuses on a broad...

    Published January 30th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Economies Beyond Agriculture in the Classical World

    Edited by David J. Mattingly, John Salmon

    Series: Leicester-Nottingham Studies in Ancient Society

    This book presents a challenge to the long held view that the predominantly agricultural economies of ancient Greece and Rome were underdeveloped. It shows that the exploitation of natural resources, manufacturing and the building trade all made significant contributions to classical economies. It...

    Published January 5th 2011 by Routledge

  6. The City in Late Antiquity

    Edited by Dr John Rich, John Rich

    Series: Leicester-Nottingham Studies in Ancient Society

    The city was the nexus of the Roman Empire in its early centuries. The City in Late Antiquity charts the change undergone by cities as the Empire was weakened by the third-century crisis, and later disintegrated under external pressures. The old picture of the classical city as everywhere in...

    Published October 2nd 1996 by Routledge

  7. War and Society in the Greek World

    Edited by Dr John Rich, John Rich, Graham Shipley

    Series: Leicester-Nottingham Studies in Ancient Society

    The role of warfare is central to our understanding of the ancient Greek world. In this book and the companion work, War and Society in the Roman World, the wider social context of war is explored. This volume examines its impact on Greek society from Homeric times to the age of Alexander and his...

    Published June 28th 1995 by Routledge

  8. War and Society in the Roman World

    Edited by Dr John Rich, John Rich, Graham Shipley

    Series: Leicester-Nottingham Studies in Ancient Society

    This volume focuses on the changing relationship between warfare and the Roman citizenry; from the Republic, when war was at the heart of Roman life, through to the Principate, when it was confined to professional soldiers, and to the Late Empire and the Roman army's eventual failure....

    Published May 31st 1995 by Routledge

  9. War and Society in the Roman World

    Edited by Dr John Rich, John Rich, Graham Shipley

    Series: Leicester-Nottingham Studies in Ancient Society

    This volume focuses on the changing relationship between warfare and the Roman citizen body, from the Republic, when war was at the heart of Roman life, through to the Principate, when it was confined to professional soldiers and expansion largely ceased, and finally on to the Late Empire and the...

    Published June 23rd 1993 by Routledge

  10. City and Country in the Ancient World

    Edited by John Rich, Andrew Wallace-Hadrill

    Series: Leicester-Nottingham Studies in Ancient Society

    The ancient Greco-Roman world was a world of citie, in a distinctive sense of communities in which countryside was dominated by urban centre.This volume of papers written by influential archaeologists and historians seeks to bring together the two disciplines in exploring the city-country...

    Published September 2nd 1992 by Routledge

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