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The Age of TitansThe Rise and Fall of the Great Hellenistic Navies

The Age of Titans: The Rise and Fall of the Great Hellenistic Navies

William Murray

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195388640
eISBN:
9780199932405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388640.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, World History: BCE to 500CE

Thanks to Olympias, a full-scale working model of an Athenian trieres (trireme or “three”) built by the Hellenic Navy during the 1980s, we better understand the physical properties of the trireme ... More

The Ancient Hawaiian StateOrigins of a Political Society

The Ancient Hawaiian State: Origins of a Political Society

Robert J. Hommon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199916122
eISBN:
9780199332823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916122.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, World History: BCE to 500CE

The endogenous rise of primary states constituted a major organizational revolution, for through emulation or coercion these states served as prototypes for all subsequent large-scale, politically ... More

The Architecture of Late Assyrian Royal Palaces

The Architecture of Late Assyrian Royal Palaces

David Kertai

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198723189
eISBN:
9780191789724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723189.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, World History: BCE to 500CE

The Late Assyrian Empire (c.900–612 BCE) was the first state to rule the major centres of the Middle East. The Assyrian court inhabited some of the most monumental palaces of its time. The ... More

Ownership and Exploitation of Land and Natural Resources in the Roman World

Ownership and Exploitation of Land and Natural Resources in the Roman World

Paul Erdkamp, Koenraad Verboven, and Arjan Zuiderhoek (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198728924
eISBN:
9780191795831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728924.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, World History: BCE to 500CE

The subject of this book is the exploitation and management of land and natural resources in the Roman economy, investigating whether or not Roman strategies of land and resource exploitation were ... More

Proxeny and PolisInstitutional Networks in the Ancient Greek World

Proxeny and Polis: Institutional Networks in the Ancient Greek World

William Mack

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198713869
eISBN:
9780191789793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713869.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, World History: BCE to 500CE

This book offers an re-examination of our evidence for this important Greek institution and uses it to examine the structure and dynamics of the interstate system of the Greek world and the way in ... More

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