The Trojan War A Very Short Introduction

Author: Eric H. Cline
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199760276
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This introduction considers whether the Trojan war actually took place and whether archaeologists have discovered the site of ancient Troy.

Ancient Warfare

Author: Harry Sidebottom
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0192804707
Size: 21.97 MB
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"This book explores the ways in which ancient society thought about conflict. Many aspects of ancient warfare are examined from philosophy to the technical skills needed to fight"--Provided by publisher.

Biblical Archaeology A Very Short Introduction

Author: Eric H Cline
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199711623
Size: 16.23 MB
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About the Series: Combining authority with wit, accessibility, and style, Very Short Introductions offer an introduction to some of life's most interesting topics.

Herodotus A Very Short Introduction

Author: Jennifer T. Roberts
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199575991
Size: 24.42 MB
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Jennifer Roberts introduces the background and writing of the 5th century Greek thinker and researcher Herodotus of Halicarnassus, who invented the genre of historical investigation.

The Trojan War

Author: Barry Strauss
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743293622
Size: 70.90 MB
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With his vivid reconstructions of the conflict and his insights into the famous characters and events of Homer's great epic, Strauss masterfully tells the story of the fall of Troy as history without losing the poetry and grandeur that ...

The Napoleonic Wars A Very Short Introduction

Author: Mike Rapport
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191642517
Size: 21.60 MB
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ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly.

Classical Mythology A Very Short Introduction

Author: Helen Morales
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0192804766
Size: 47.39 MB
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From Zeus to Europa, to Pan and Prometheus, the myths of ancient Greece and Rome continue to pervade the numerous facets of our existence.

The Tradition Of The Trojan War In Homer And The Epic Cycle

Author: Jonathan S. Burgess
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801874819
Size: 44.48 MB
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He traces the development and transmission of the Cyclic poems in ancient Greek culture, comparing them to later Homeric poems and finding that they were far more influential than has previously been thought.

The Trojans And Their Neighbours

Author: Trevor Bryce
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780415349550
Size: 69.53 MB
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In this publication - the first to focus on Troy's neighbours and contemporaries - Trevor Bryce unearths the secrets of this ancient city. Fully illustrated with maps, charts and photographs, he explores Troy's involvement in the Iliad.

Economics A Very Short Introduction

Author: Partha Dasgupta
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191578282
Size: 12.42 MB
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ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly.