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Sparta's Second Attic WarThe Grand Strategy of Classical Sparta, 446-418 B.C.

Sparta's Second Attic War: The Grand Strategy of Classical Sparta, 446-418 B.C.

Paul A. Rahe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300242621
eISBN:
9780300255751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300242621.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

In a continuation of the multivolume series on ancient Sparta, this book details the second stage in the six-decades-long, epic struggle between Sparta and Athens that first erupted some seventeen ... More

Democracy's BeginningThe Athenian Story

Democracy's Beginning: The Athenian Story

Thomas N. Mitchell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300215038
eISBN:
9780300217353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215038.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The first democracy, established in ancient Greece more than 2,500 years ago, has served as the foundation for every democratic system of government instituted down the centuries. This book tells the ... More

The Lost World of Byzantium

The Lost World of Byzantium

Jonathan Harris

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300178579
eISBN:
9780300216097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178579.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

For more than a millennium, the Byzantine Empire presided over the juncture between East and West, as well as the transition from the classical to the modern world. This book eschews the usual ... More

XerxesA Persian Life

Xerxes: A Persian Life

Richard Stoneman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300180077
eISBN:
9780300216042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180077.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Xerxes, Great King of the Persian Empire from 486–465 B.C., has gone down in history as an angry tyrant full of insane ambition. The stand of Leonidas and the 300 against his army at Thermopylae is a ... More

The Real Lives of Roman Britain

The Real Lives of Roman Britain

Guy de la Bedoyere

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300207194
eISBN:
9780300214031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207194.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The Britain of the Roman Occupation is, in a way, an age that is dark to us. While the main events from 55 BC to AD 410 are little disputed, and the archaeological remains of villas, forts, walls, ... More

"When You Were Gentiles"Specters of Ethnicity in Roman Corinth and Paul's Corinthian Correspondence

"When You Were Gentiles": Specters of Ethnicity in Roman Corinth and Paul's Corinthian Correspondence

Cavan W. Concannon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300197938
eISBN:
9780300209594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197938.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book makes a significant contribution to Pauline studies by imagining the responses of the Corinthians to Paul’s letters. Based on surviving written materials and archaeological research, it ... More

Pagan Britain

Pagan Britain

Ronald Hutton

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300197716
eISBN:
9780300198584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197716.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Britain's pagan past, with its mysterious monuments, atmospheric sites, enigmatic artifacts, bloodthirsty legends, and cryptic inscriptions, is both enthralling and perplexing to a resident of the ... More

The Mysteries of Artemis of Ephesos

The Mysteries of Artemis of Ephesos

Guy Maclean Rogers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300178630
eISBN:
9780300182705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178630.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Artemis of Ephesos was one of the most widely worshiped deities of the Greco-Roman world. Her temple, the Artemision, was one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, and for more than half a ... More

Caesar's DruidsStory of an Ancient Priesthood

Caesar's Druids: Story of an Ancient Priesthood

Miranda Aldhouse-Green

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124422
eISBN:
9780300165883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124422.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Ancient chroniclers, including Julius Caesar himself, made the Druids and their sacred rituals infamous throughout the Western world. This book shows the Druids' day-to-day lives, which were far less ... More

In Pursuit of Ancient PastsA History of Classical Archaeology in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

In Pursuit of Ancient Pasts: A History of Classical Archaeology in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Stephen L. Dyson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110975
eISBN:
9780300134971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110975.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The stories behind the acquisition of ancient antiquities are often as important as those that tell of their creation. This book provides a comprehensive account of the history and development of ... More

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