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The Assyrian Empire and the Region about the Eastern Mediterranean, 750-625 BC
Image by William R. Shepherd

The Assyrian Empire and the Region about the Eastern Mediterranean, 750-625 BC

The Assyrian Empire and the Region about the Eastern Mediterranean, 750-625 BC.
Grave Relief for Euxenides
3D Image by Geoffrey Marchal

Grave Relief for Euxenides

Grave relief for Euxenides, Athens, 330 BCE. Marble, Nye Carlsberg Glyptotek (Copenhagen, Denmark). Made with Memento Beta (now ReMake) from AutoDesk. The exact meaning of the handshake, dexiosis, in Attic grave reliefs is debatable, for...
Uncovering the Culture of Ancient Greece
Book Review by Alix Wood

Uncovering the Culture of Ancient Greece

Uncovering the Culture of Ancient Greece by Alix Wood is a part of the Archaeology and Ancient Cultures series. It is designed for younger, elementary school-aged children aiming to pique their interest in and educate them about ancient...
30-Second Ancient Greece
Book Review by Mattew Nicholls

30-Second Ancient Greece

The 30-Second Guide to Ancient Greece serves well as an introduction to one of the worlds most fascinating ancient cultures as well as a travel guide for those seeking a trip of a lifetime to Greece.    Matthew Nicholls and his...
Sicily: Art and Invention between Greece and Rome
Book Review by James Blake Wiener

Sicily: Art and Invention between Greece and Rome

Sicily: Art and Invention between Greece and Rome is the exhibition catalogue of a landmark show at the Getty Villa in Malibu, California, covering the achievements of an ancient Sicilian golden age that lasted from c. 480-212 BCE. The catalogue’s...
Archaeology Essentials: Theories, Methods, and Practice
Book Review by Colin Renfrew

Archaeology Essentials: Theories, Methods, and Practice

Archaeology Essentials: Theories, Methods, and Practice, already the most authoritative and accessible introduction in the academic market, has been updated with new discoveries and technological innovations, revised pedagogical features...
The Oxford Handbook of Hellenic Studies
Book Review by Mark Cartwright

The Oxford Handbook of Hellenic Studies

Another excellent book from the Oxford Handbook series with sixty-eight chapters arranged by theme, each written by a leading scholar in that particular field. Topics covered include literature, theatre, politics, philosophy, warfare, trade...
Environmental Problems of the Greeks and Romans: Ecology in the Ancient Mediterranean (Ancient Society and History)
Book Review by J. Donald Hughes

Environmental Problems of the Greeks and Romans: Ecology in the Ancient Mediterranean (Ancient Society and History)

Were the debates about global warming, air pollution, soil desalinization, and sustainable development born solely out of the environmental movements of the early 1970s or did these concerns have a much longer precedent? Ancient writers such...
Greek Art
Book Review by John Boardman

Greek Art

Greek Art by Dr. John Boardman, Lincoln Professor Emeritus of Classical Archaeology and Art at Oxford University, is a definitive survey on the arts of ancient Greek civilization and their enduring influence upon Western aesthetics. ...
The Greeks: Lost Civilizations
Book Review by Philip Matyszak

The Greeks: Lost Civilizations

Unlike most histories of ancient Greece, Philip Matyszak's book primarily focuses on Greek history which occurred outside of the Greek mainland. His story begins by describing Greek ideas, individuals, and politics before Alexander the...