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The Oxford Handbook of the State in the Ancient Near East and Mediterranean

The Oxford Handbook of the State in the Ancient Near East and Mediterranean  

Peter Fibiger Bang and Walter Scheidel (eds)

Print publication date:
Feb 2013
Online publication date:
Jan 2013
This Handbook offers a comprehensive survey of ancient state formation in western Eurasia and North Africa. Eighteen experts introduce readers to a wide variety of systems spanning 4,000 ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Coinage

The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Coinage  

William E. Metcalf (ed.)

Print publication date:
Feb 2012
Online publication date:
Nov 2012
A large gap exists in the literature of ancient numismatics between general works intended for collectors and highly specialized studies addressed to numismatists. Indeed, there is hardly ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Byzantine Studies

The Oxford Handbook of Byzantine Studies  

Robin Cormack, John F. Haldon, and Elizabeth Jeffreys (eds)

Print publication date:
Oct 2008
Online publication date:
Nov 2012
This book presents discussions by experts on all significant aspects of Byzantine Studies. Byzantine Studies deals with the history and culture of the Byzantine Empire, the eastern half of ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Roman Epigraphy

The Oxford Handbook of Roman Epigraphy  

Christer Bruun and Jonathan Edmondson (eds)

Print publication date:
Nov 2014
Online publication date:
Jan 2015
Inscriptions are valuable for anyone interested in the Roman world and Roman culture, whether they are studying history, archaeology, literature, religion, or are working in a field that ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Roman Sculpture

The Oxford Handbook of Roman Sculpture  

Elise A. Friedland, Melanie Grunow Sobocinski, and Elaine K. Gazda (eds)

Print publication date:
Mar 2015
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Mar 2015
Sculptures populated both the urban and private realms of the Roman world in numbers unparalleled today. They were essential to communicating political, religious, and social messages, ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Warfare in the Classical World

The Oxford Handbook of Warfare in the Classical World  

Brian Campbell and Lawrence A. Tritle (eds)

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Jan 2013
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Jan 2013
War lay at the heart of much of life in the classical world, from conflicts between tribes or states, internal or civil wars, or wars waged to suppress rebellions. Battles were resolved by ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Art and Architecture

The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Art and Architecture  

Clemente Marconi (ed.)

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Nov 2014
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Nov 2014
This book explores key aspects of art and architecture in ancient Greece and Rome. Drawing on the perspectives of scholars of various generations, nationalities, and backgrounds, it ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Engineering and Technology in the Classical World

The Oxford Handbook of Engineering and Technology in the Classical World  

John Peter Oleson (ed.)

Print publication date:
Dec 2009
Online publication date:
Sep 2012
The Oxford Handbook of Engineering and Technology in the Classical World highlights both the accomplishments of the ancient societies and remaining research problems, and ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Cuneiform Culture

The Oxford Handbook of Cuneiform Culture  

Karen Radner and Eleanor Robson (eds)

Print publication date:
Sep 2011
Online publication date:
Sep 2012
The cuneiform script, the writing system of ancient Mesopotamia, was witness to one of the world's oldest literate cultures. For over three millennia, it was the vehicle of communication ... More
The Oxford Handbook of Roman Studies

The Oxford Handbook of Roman Studies  

Alessandro Barchiesi and Walter Scheidel (eds)

Print publication date:
Jun 2010
Online publication date:
Sep 2012
This book contains papers by more than fifty scholars who elucidate the contribution of material as well as literary culture to our understanding of the Roman Empire. The emphasis is ... More

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