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Sir Kenneth Dover, now Chancellor of the University of St Andrews, is an outstanding Greek scholar of international reputation. Among his many publications are books on Greek homosexuality and popular morality, and magisterial editions of Thucydides and Aristophanes. Former pupils and colleagues, th..
₦ 48,790
The author sheds new light on aspects of the beliefs, attitudes, and rituals surrounding death in ancient Greece from the Minoan and Mycenean period to the end of the classical age. She draws on different types of evidence - from literary texts to burial customs, inscriptions, and images in art - to..
₦ 23,290
The Epistles of the Brethren of Purity. Ikhwan al-Safa' and their Rasa'il: An Introduction (Hardcover)
Inaugural volume of a landmark scholarly project The Epistles is a classic work of medieval Islamic learning Future volumes will present the first Arabic critical edition and complete annotated English translation Of broad interdisciplinary interest in medieval studies as well as Islamic intel..
₦ 21,250
Epistles of the Brethren of Purity: The Case of the Animals versus Man Before the King of the Jinn: An Arabic critical edition and English translation of Epistle 22 (Hardcover)
First critical edition of the original Arabic text with a new and complete English translation Contains a comprehensive introduction by the two volume editors and translators The Epistles is a classic work of medieval Islamic learning Bilingual format presents Arabic and English text within th..
₦ 31,110
Hekôn and Akôn in Early Greek Thought (American Philological Association American Classical Studies Series) (Paperback)
₦ 9,687
This is an innovative and original exploration of the connections between Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, one of the most well-known works of medieval English literature, and the tradition of French Arthurian romance, best-known through the works of Chretien de Troyes two centuries earlier.The book..
₦ 29,750
The Faerie Queene and Middle English Romance: The Matter of Just Memory (Oxford English Monographs) (Hardcover)
Scholarship on Middle English romance has done little to access the textual and bibliographical continuity of this remarkable literary tradition into the sixteenth century and its impact on Elizabethan works. And to an even greater extent Spenserian scholarship has failed to investigate the signific..
₦ 32,130
The Old English Heptateuch and Ælfric's Libellus de veteri testamento et novo: Volume I (Early English Text Society Original Series) (Hardcover)
A new critical edition of the earliest known attempt at continuous translation of the Old Testament into English Provides collations and readings not known to earlier editors Includes an extensive editorial introduction Sheds light on the relationship between Latin and the vernacular in late A..
₦ 24,650
`We have no king but Christ': Christian Political Thought in Greater Syria on the Eve of the Arab Conquest (c.400-585) (Oxford Studies in Byzantium) (Hardcover)
Analyses the cultural geography of an important segment of the Middle East on the eve of Islam Applies modern nationalism theory to a late antique topic, relating the debates of the time to modern trends Makes use of little-known Syriac sources, enhancing the primary source base for this field D..
₦ 24,650
A Cabinet of Roman Curiosities: Strange Tales and Surprising Facts from the World's Greatest Empire (Hardcover)
A delightfully whimsical and amusing collection of Roman trivia Lavishly illustrated with more than 60 b/w halftonesThe ancient Romans have left us far more information about themselves than has any other Western society until much more recent times. But what we know about them is sometimes bizarr..
₦ 7,987
A Commentary on Herodotus Books I-IV (Bks. 1-4) (Hardcover)
A comprehensively revised and updated guide to Books I-IV of Herodotus An invaluable resource for the study of one of the greatest, and earliest, Western prose writersHerodotus, one of the earliest and greatest of Western prose authors, set out in the late fifth century BC to describe the world as..
₦ 72,590
Now available in paperback, this is the final instalment of a three-volume presentation in English of a commentary on Homer's Odyssey compiled by an international team of scholars and published in Italian under the auspices of the Fondazione Lorenzo Valla. In this volume the commentary by Russo (boo..
₦ 19,890