Origins of Classical Architecture by Mark Wilson Jones
Call Number: NA 275 .W55 2014
Publication Date: 2014
The Greek architectural orders Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian lie at the heart of the classical traditions of building, and yet satisfying accounts for their origins have proved elusive. In contrast with conventional theories that would see the orders originating over the course of a long evolution, this book stresses the suddenness of the phenomenon and its dependence on historical context, human agency, and artistic inspiration.
A Brief History of Ancient Greece by Sarah B. Pomeroy; Stanley M. Burstein; Walter Donlan; Jennifer Tolbert Roberts
Call Number: DF214 .B74 2004
Publication Date: 2004
The story of the ancient Greeks is one of the most improbable success stories in world history. A small people inhabiting a country poor in resources and divided into hundreds of quarreling states created one of the most remarkable civilizations.
A Social History of Greece and Rome by Michael Grant
Call Number: HN10.G7 G73
Publication Date: 1993
Michael Grant uses current scholarship and his own insight to present the social histories of the ancient Greek and Roman states. Topics will include slaves, women, sexual habits, finances and the rich.
The Oxford Classical Dictionary (Print version) by Simon Hornblower; Antony Spawforth; Esther Eidinow
Call Number: Reference Collection DE 5 .O9 2012
Publication Date: 2012
For over sixty years, The Oxford Classical Dictionary has been the unrivalled one-volume reference in the field of classics. Now completely revised and updated to include the very latest research findings, developments, and publications, this highly acclaimed reference work will be the mostup-to-date and comprehensive dictionary available on all aspects of the classical era. In over 6,700 entries written by the very best of classical scholars from around the world, the Dictionary provides coverage of Greek and Roman history, literature, myth, religion, linguistics, philosophy, law,science, art, archaeology, near eastern studies, and late antiquity