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A Stage for Dionysos

In this collective work scholars from different disciplines discuss the staging of ancient drama in Greece and abroad, as well as the architecture, restoration and use of ancient theatres, in which ancient Greek drama now finds its true "space". 80 color and 83 b/w illus.




Paperback    £32.00
9789606878206 | Published: 2009
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State And Society In Syria And Lebanon


This text traces the social and political development of Syria and Lebanon from the disintegration of the Ottoman Empire to the present day. Written by a number of specialists and scholars, it offers a comparative study by means of concentration on major turning-points in the modern history of both countries.




Hardback    £55.00
9780859894104 | Published: 1994
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Stendhal's Italy


The essential thrust of this book is an examination of the origins and development of the satirical element of Stendal's writing in Italy, which culminates with the creation of what many critics consider to be his finest achievement, the novel La Chartreuse de Parme.





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9780859894463 | Published: 1995
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Studies in Eighteenth Century French Literature


Contains 29 essays on subjects relating to the French Enlightenment, written in 1975 to mark the retirement of Professor Robert Nicklaus, Head of Department of French and Italian at the University of Exeter.





Hardback    £60.00
9780859890502 | Published: 1975
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Studies in Medieval Islamic Intellectual Traditions


Focuses on aspects of Islamic thought in Iran and Yemen, and other regions of the Middle East, from the ninth to the fifteenth century CE, through a close study of manuscript materials.  Chapters are arranged under five rubrics: Mu'tazilism, Zaydism in Iran and in Yemen, Twelver Shi'ism, Mysticism, and Bibliographical Traditions.

 





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9781937040918 | Published: 2018
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The Sumerian Texts from Ancient Iraq


Unique study of 145 tablets, from an unknown site near Nippur in Southern Iraq.  The tablets are the documents of a high official named Aradmu, and detail routine agricultural operations, including receipts and grain loans. The tablets were repatriated to Iraq in late 2010.



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Hardback    £90.00
9781937040857 | Published: 2018
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A Survey of the Scientific Manuscripts in the Egyptian National Library


The Egyptian National Library (Dab al-Kutub al-Misraya) contains a vast treasury of medieval manuscripts still largely untapped by modern scholarship. Among these are some 2,500 manuscripts relating to the exact sciences, mathematics, and astonomy, which constitute the largest single collection of medieval scientific manuscripts in the world.





Hardback    £53.00
9780936770147 | Published: 1986
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Swedish Texts


This volume presents sources about Cyprus from Scandinavia.





Paperback    £25.00
9781931226141 | Published: 2007
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Swordplay


Translation of illustrated 1595 Dutch manuscript Schermkunst (Swordplay).  Discusses fencing with single sword, rapier and dagger, rapier and buckler, halberd, and full pike. Translated and contextualised by Reinier van Noort, a respected Dutch swordsman, instructor and researcher. 39 colour illustrations.





Paperback    £29.00
9781937439262 | Published: 2017
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Symbolism, Decadence And The Fin De Siècle


This is a comparative and interdisciplinary book exploring a variety of perspectives on the artistic culture of France, and its neighbours, in the period 1870-1914.





Hardback    £65.00
9780859896467 | Published: 2000
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PDF    £52.00
9780859899451 | Published: 2015
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