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AIA and APA Joint Annual Meeting 2013

2013 Archaeological Institute of America

and the

 American Philological Association

 

We hope you have a great time at the 2013 AIA & APA conference and are able to stop by the Palgrave Macmillan booth to browse our latest titles.

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The Earthy Nature of the Bible

Fleshly Readings of Sex, Masculinity, and Carnality

Is the Bible far more earthy and crude than we often realise? In a provocative and thoroughly enjoyable study, Roland Boer covers the Bible's testicular logic,...

Roland Boer

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Various goddesses of the ancient Mediterranean world were once understood to be Virgin Mothers - creators who birthed the entire cosmos without need of a male...

Marguerite Rigoglioso

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This book examines the revival of antique philosophy in the Renaissance as a literary preoccupation informed by wit. Humanists were more inspired by the...

"...This book examines the revival of antique philosophy in the Renaissance as a literary preoccupation informed by wit. Humanists were more inspired by the.... This book examines the revival of antique philosophy in the Renaissance as a literary preoccupation informed by wit. Humanists were more inspired by the fictionalized characters of certain wise fools, including Diogenes the Cynic, Socrates, Aesop, Democritus, and Heraclitus, than by codified systems of thought. Rich in detail, this study of..."

John L. Lepage

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Virgil

A Life

Born in 70 BC, in a small village near Mantua, Publius Vergilius Maro—Virgil—grew up to be hailed as the greatest Roman poet. And although his work has...

"...Born in 70 BC, in a small village near Mantua, Publius Vergilius Maro—Virgil—grew up to be hailed as the greatest Roman poet. And although his work has.... Born in 70 BC, in a small village near Mantua, Publius Vergilius Maro—Virgil—grew up to be hailed as the greatest Roman poet. And although his work has influenced Western literature for two millennia, little is known about the man himself. Who was the man who created the Aeneid—one of the most important poems in Western literature—and such u..."

Peter Levi

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"How can a man become a god?" So enquired Alexander the Great of the Brahmin sages of India. And how did they reply? "By doing what it is impossible for a man...

Richard Stoneman

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Hammurabi of Babylon

Hammurabi was the sixth king of ancient Babylon and also its greatest. Expanding the role and influence of the Babylonian city-state into an imperium that...

Dominique Charpin

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The Modernity of Ancient Sculpture

Greek Sculpture and Modern Art from Winckelmann to Picasso

Modernism in the visual arts has been defined as a liberation from the classical inheritance. The excitement of modern art is often seen to lie in its radical...

"...Modernism in the visual arts has been defined as a liberation from the classical inheritance. The excitement of modern art is often seen to lie in its radical.... Modernism in the visual arts has been defined as a liberation from the classical inheritance. The excitement of modern art is often seen to lie in its radical break with the past. But according to one standard narrative, the modern discipline of art history began only with a study of ancient art and sculpture. Johann Joachim Winckelma..."

Elizabeth Prettejohn

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Flame of Miletus

The Birth of Science in Ancient Greece (and How it Changed the World)

Miletus: one of the wealthiest and most important towns in ancient Greece. It was here, on the Aegean coast of Asia Minor, in the 6th century BC, that the...

John Freely

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