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The only introductory Latin textbook to use texts written by ancient Romans for Latin learners, presented in one volume.
Papers examine cultural developments and trade relationships of island life in the Mediterranean during the Roman period.
By H. A. Drake
The fourth century of our common era began and ended with a miracle: Constantine's famous Vision of the Cross at one end and Theodosius' victory bearing prayer at the other. In this book, historian H. A. Drake shows how miracles in this century forever altered the way Christians, pagans, and...
This collection presents new analyses for the nature and scale of Roman agriculture. It outlines the fundamental features of agricultural production through studying the documentary and archaeological evidence for the modes of land exploitation and the organisation, development of, and investment in this sector.
Teleology is the study of ends or purposes. This collection of twelve essays examines ancient philosophical and medical approaches to a subject that has often been conflated with theological arguments advocated by proponents of creationism and intelligent design. In so doing, it will enable a better evaluation of teleological argumentation.
This book is centered on the Venetian humanist Pietro Bembo 1470-1547, on his ascent of Mount Etna in 1493, and above all on the striking artistic originality of the elegant Latin work that he wrote about his climb after his return to Venice in 1494: his De Aetna, published at...
The third century BC was a troubled period of ancient Greek history, not least due to the power struggles raging in the Aegean. This volume explores the history of interaction in the region, focusing on the island of Delos and drawing on material evidence to show how active networks of...