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Classics and the Ancient Mediterranean

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Caesar in Gaul and Rome
By Andrew M. Riggsby

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Diodorus Siculus, The Persian Wars to the Fall of Athens
Translated with Introduction and Notes by Peter Green

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Disputes and Democracy
By Steven Johnstone

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From Ikaria to the Stars
By Peter Green

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Greek Sport and Social Status
By Mark Golden

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Haunted Greece and Rome
By D. Felton

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History and Silence
By Charles W. Hedrick Jr.

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Intimate Commerce
By Victoria Wohl

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Mystic Cults in Magna Graecia
Edited by Giovanni Casadio and Patricia A. Johnston

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The Primacy of Vision in Virgil's Aeneid
By Riggs Alden Smith

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Princess, Priestess, Poet
By Betty De Shong Meador

Archaeology

Blood in the Arena
By Alison Futrell

Death and the Emperor
By Penelope J. E. Davies

The Gardens of Sallust
By Kim J. Hartswick

Ireland and the Classical World
By Philip Freeman

The Religion of the Etruscans
Edited by Nancy Thomson de Grummond and Erika Simon

War, Women and Druids
By Philip Freeman

Art/Art History

I Claudia II
Edited by Diana E. E. Kleiner and Susan B. Matheson

Ancient Law

Antiphon the Athenian
By Michael Gagarin

Crime and Community in Ciceronian Rome
By Andrew M. Riggsby

Demosthenes, Speeches 18 and 19
Translated by Harvey Yunis

Demosthenes, Speeches 20-22
Translated by Edward M. Harris

Demosthenes, Speeches 27-38
Translated by Douglas M. MacDowell

Demosthenes, Speeches 50-59
Translated by Victor Bers

See also the Oratory of Classical Greece series.

Egypt

The Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead
Translated by Raymond O. Faulkner

Ancient Egyptian Literature
Translated by John L. Foster

Egyptian Myths
By George Hart

Hieroglyphs without Mystery
By Karl-Theodor Zauzich

Masterpieces of Ancient Egypt
By Nigel Strudwick

Unwrapping a Mummy
By John H. Taylor

Gender in the Ancient World

Among Women
Edited by Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz and Lisa Auanger

Exchange and the Maiden
By Kirk Ormand

Greece

Aeschines
Translated by Chris Carey

The Ancient Olympic Games
By Judith Swaddling

Bodily Arts
By Debra Hawhee

The Cast of Character
By Nancy Worman

Demosthenes, Speeches 18 and 19
Translated by Harvey Yunis

Diodorus Siculus, Books 11-12.37.1
Translated with introduction and commentary by Peter Green

Greek Myths
By Lucilla Burn

Greek and Roman Comedy
Edited by Shawn O'Bryhim

Homeric Questions
By Gregory Nagy

Homeric Responses
By Gregory Nagy

Ireland and the Classical World
By Philip Freeman

Isocrates and Civic Education
Edited by Takis Poulakos and David Depew

Popular Tyranny
Edited by Kathryn A. Morgan

Tragedy Offstage
By Rachel Hall Sternberg

See also: The Oratory of Classical Greece

Literature and Literary Criticism

Caesar in Gaul and Rome
By Andrew M. Riggsby

The Cast of Character
By Nancy Worman

The Captive Woman's Lament in Greek Tragedy
By Casey Dué

Homeric Questions
By Gregory Nagy

Homeric Responses
By Gregory Nagy

Tragedy Offstage
By Rachel Hall Sternberg

Mythology and Folklore

The Ancient Olympic Games
By Judith Swaddling

Egyptian Myths
By George Hart

Etruscan Myths
By Larissa Bonfante and Judith Swaddling

Greek Myths
By Lucilla Burn

Persian Myths
By Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis

Roman Myths
By Jane F. Gardner

Near East

Gods, Demons, and Symbols
By Jeremy Black

Inanna, Lady of Largest Heart
By Betty De Shong Meador

Persian Myths
Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis

Oratory and Rhetoric

Bodily Arts
By Debra Hawhee

Demosthenes, Speeches 18 and 19
Translated by Harvey Yunis

Demosthenes, Speeches 27-38
Translated by Douglas M. MacDowell

Demosthenes, Speeches 50-59
Translated by Victor Bers

Demosthenes, Speeches 60 and 61, Prologues, Letters
Translated by Ian Worthington

Isaeus
Translated with an introduction by Michael Edwards

See also the Oratory of Classical Greece series.

Rome

Baetica Felix
By Evan W. Haley

Blood in the Arena
By Alison Futrell

Caesar in Gaul and Rome
By Andrew M. Riggsby

Crime and Community in Ciceronian Rome
By Andrew M. Riggsby

Conspiracy Narratives in Roman History
By Victoria Emma Pagán

Death and the Emperor
By Penelope J. E. Davies

The Gardens of Sallust
By Kim J. Hartswick

Greek and Roman Comedy
Edited by Shawn O'Bryhim

I Claudia II
Edited by Diana E. E. Kleiner and Susan B. Matheson

Ireland and the Classical World
By Philip Freeman

Roman Myths
By Jane F. Gardner

Roman Tragedy
By Mario Erasmo

Vergil, Philodemus, and the Augustans
Edited by David Armstrong, Jeffrey Fish, Patricia A. Johnston, and Marilyn B. Skinner

Theatre

The Captive Woman's Lament in Greek Tragedy
By Casey Dué

Greek and Roman Comedy
Edited by Shawn O'Bryhim

Roman Tragedy
By Mario Erasmo

The Theater of Plautus
By Timothy J. Moore

Tragedy Offstage
By Rachel Hall Sternberg

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