There are two classics lists at Cambridge University Press. One is published by the Education Group and includes The Cambridge Latin Course, and other books for young students of Latin and Classical civilization in schools. The tertiary list publishes in all the branches of Classics: language and literature, ancient history, ancient philosophy, and classical art.
Everything we know about Alexander comes from ancient sources, which agree unanimously that he was extraordinary and greater than everyday mortals. This book explains who Alexander was, what motivated him, where he succeeded (in his own eyes) and where he failed, and how he believed that he earned a new "mixed" nature combining the human and the divine. It explains what made
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A major advance in our understanding of the economic expansion that made the civilisation of the classical Mediterranean world possible.
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This book explores the relationship between sport and democratization. Drawing on sociological and historical methodologies and case studies of ancient Greece and nineteenth-century Britain, the author provides a framework for understanding how sport affects the level of egalitarianism in the society in which it is played. He concludes that sport can contribute meaningfully to democratization.
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Scholars from several disciplines recast reception studies and the classical tradition through the lens of philology and early modern studies.
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