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Complete Catalog: Ancient Studies

Titles from the Penn Press catalog, grouped by subject.

Ando, Law, Language, and Empire in the Roman Tradition (hc 2011, eb 2011)

Ando/Richardson, Ancient States and Infrastructural Power: Europe, Asia, and America (hc Jul 2017, eb Jul 2017)

Ankarloo/Clark, Witchcraft and Magic in Europe, Volume 2: Ancient Greece and Rome (pb 1999)

Ankarloo/Clark, Witchcraft and Magic in Europe, Volume 1: Biblical and Pagan Societies (pb 2001)

Anthes, Mit Rahineh 1955 (hc 1959, eb 2017)

Arentzen, The Virgin in Song: Mary and the Poetry of Romanos the Melodist (hc 2017, eb 2017)

Ashmead, Haverford College Collection of Classical Antiquities: The Bequest of Ernest Allen (pb 1999)

Ault/Nevett, Ancient Greek Houses and Households: Chronological, Regional, and Social Diversity (hc 2005, eb 2011)

Bahrani, The Graven Image: Representation in Babylonia and Assyria (hc 2003, eb 2011)

Baltussen/Davis, The Art of Veiled Speech: Self-Censorship from Aristophanes to Hobbes (hc 2015, eb 2015)

Barlow/Bolger, Cypriot Ceramics: Reading the Prehistoric Record (hc 1992)

Barton, The Apostolic Age and the New Testament (hc 1936, eb 2017)

Bates, Euripides: A Student of Human Nature (hc 1930, eb 2017)

Beaulieu, The Sea in the Greek Imagination (hc 2015, eb 2015)

Becker, Fear of God and the Beginning of Wisdom: The School of Nisibis and the Development of Scholastic Culture in Late Antique Mesopotamia (hc 2006, eb 2013)

BeDuhn, Augustine's Manichaean Dilemma, Volume 1: Conversion and Apostasy, 373-388 C.E. (hc 2009, eb 2012)

BeDuhn, Augustine's Manichaean Dilemma, Volume 2: Making a "Catholic" Self, 388-401 C.E. (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Bienkowski/Millard, Dictionary of the Ancient Near East (pb 2010)

Biers/Gerhardt, Lost Scents: Investigations of Corinthian "Plastic" Vases by Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (hc 1994)

Biers/McGovern, Organic Contents of Ancient Vessels: Materials Analysis and Archaeological Investigation (pb 1990)

Bloomer, Latinity and Literary Society at Rome (hc 1997, eb 2015)

Boyarin, Border Lines: The Partition of Judaeo-Christianity (hc 2004, pb 2006, eb 2010)

Boyarin, A Traveling Homeland: The Babylonian Talmud as Diaspora (hc 2015, eb 2015)

Breasted/Wilson, Development of Religion and Thought in Ancient Egypt (pb 1972)

Bryen, Violence in Roman Egypt: A Study in Legal Interpretation (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Burns, Apocalypse of the Alien God: Platonism and the Exile of Sethian Gnosticism (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Burrus, The Sex Lives of Saints: An Erotics of Ancient Hagiography (pb 2007, eb 2010)

Burrus, Saving Shame: Martyrs, Saints, and Other Abject Subjects (hc 2007, eb 2013)

Buttrey/McPhee, The Extramural Sanctuary of Demeter and Persephone at Cyrene, Libya, Final Reports, Volume VI: Part I: The Coins; Part II: Attic Pottery (hc 1998)

Canby, The "Ur-Nammu" Stela (pb 2006)

Carter/Deaver, Excavations at Anshan (Tal-e Malyan): The Middle Elamite Period (hc 1996)

Chin, Grammar and Christianity in the Late Roman World (hc 2007, eb 2013)

Claassen/Joyce, Women in Prehistory: North America and Mesoamerica (pb 1994)

Cohn, The Memory of the Temple and the Making of the Rabbis (hc 2012, eb 2013)

Coon, Sacred Fictions: Holy Women and Hagiography in Late Antiquity (hc 1997, eb 2010)

Cornford, Thucydides Mythistoricus (pb 1971, eb 2016)

Crislip, Thorns in the Flesh: Illness and Sanctity in Late Ancient Christianity (hc 2012, eb 2012)

Daniels/David, The Archaeology Workbook (pb 1982)

Danien, The World of Philip and Alexander: A Symposium on Greek Life and Times (pb 1990)

David/Driver, The Next Archaeology Workbook (pb 1989)

de Grummond, Etruscan Myth, Sacred History, and Legend (hc 2006)

de Schauensee, Two Lyres from Ur (hc 2002)

de Schauensee, Peoples and Crafts in Period IVB at Hasanlu, Iran (hc 2011, eb 2015)

Demacopoulos, The Invention of Peter: Apostolic Discourse and Papal Authority in Late Antiquity (hc 2013, pb 2016, eb 2013)

Dennis, Maurice's Strategikon: Handbook of Byzantine Military Strategy (pb 2001)

DeVries, From Athens to Gordion: The Papers of a Memorial Symposium for Rodney S. Young (pb 1980)

Dimick, Memphis: The City of the White Wall (hc 1956, eb 2017)

Dohrmann/Reed, Jews, Christians, and the Roman Empire: The Poetics of Power in Late Antiquity (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Drake, Slandering the Jew: Sexuality and Difference in Early Christian Texts (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Dunning, Aliens and Sojourners: Self as Other in Early Christianity (hc 2009, eb 2012)

Dunning, Specters of Paul: Sexual Difference in Early Christian Thought (hc 2011, eb 2011)

Dyson, Ancient Marbles to American Shores: Classical Archaeology in the United States (hc 1998, eb 2016)

Dyson/Rowland, Archaeology and History in Sardinia from the Stone Age to the Middle Ages: Shepherds, Sailors, and Conquerors (hc 2007)

Feeley-Harnik, The Lord's Table: Eucharist and Passover in Early Christianity (hc 1981, eb 2017)

Fernández, Aristocrats and Statehood in Western Iberia, 300-600 C.E. (hc Sep 2017, eb Sep 2017)

Figueira, The Power of Money: Coinage and Politics in the Athenian Empire (hc 1998, eb 2010)

Fleming, Roman Glass: Reflections of Everyday Life (pb 1997)

Fleming, Roman Glass: Reflections on Cultural Change (hc 1999, pb 1999)

Frazer, The Roman Villa: Villa Urbana (hc 1998)

Frilingos, Spectacles of Empire: Monsters, Martyrs, and the Book of Revelation (hc 2004, eb 2013)

Frilingos, Jesus, Mary, and Joseph: Family Trouble in the Infancy Gospels (hc Oct 2017, eb Oct 2017)

Gartland, Boiotia in the Fourth Century B.C. (hc 2017, eb 2017)

Glazebrook/Tsakirgis, Houses of Ill Repute: The Archaeology of Brothels, Houses, and Taverns in the Greek World (hc 2016, eb 2016)

Goffart, Barbarian Tides: The Migration Age and the Later Roman Empire (hc 2006, pb 2009, eb 2010)

Gordon, Sumerian Proverbs: Glimpses of Everyday Life in Ancient Mesopotamia (hc 1959, eb 2017)

Grajetzki, Tomb Treasures of the Late Middle Kingdom: The Archaeology of Female Burials (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Green, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum I: The South Italian Pottery, Part I (Portfolio box 1986)

Gunter, The Gordion Excavations Final Reports, Volume III: The Bronze Age (hc 1991)

Hadas, Heliodorus: An Ethiopian Romance (pb 1999)

Hamilton, Technology and Social Change in Belgic Gaul: Copper Working at the Titelberg, Luxembourg, 125 B.C.-A.D. 300 (hc 1996)

Haselberger, Appearance and Essence: Refinements of Classical Architecture—Curvature (hc 2000)

Hatfield/Pittman, Evolution of Mind, Brain, and Culture (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Hayden, A Regional Survey and Analyses of the Vrokastro Area, Eastern Crete, Volume 1: Catalogue of Pottery from the Bronze and Early Iron Age (eb 2011)

Hill/Jones, Experiencing Power, Generating Authority: Cosmos, Politics, and the Ideology of Kingship in Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Hillgarth, Christianity and Paganism, 350-750: The Conversion of Western Europe (pb 1985)

Himmelfarb, A Kingdom of Priests: Ancestry and Merit in Ancient Judaism (hc 2006, eb 2013)

Horace/Juster, The Satires of Horace (pb 2012, eb 2012)

Hyde, Paganism to Christianity in the Roman Empire (hc 1946, eb 2017)

James/McGovern, The Late Bronze Egyptian Garrison at Beth Shan: A Study of Levels VII and VIII (hc 1994)

Jennison, Animals for Show and Pleasure in Ancient Rome (pb 2005)

Johnson, Excavations at Minturnae, II: Inscriptions, Part I, Republican Magistri (pb 1933)

Jones, Rural Athens Under the Democracy (hc 2004, eb 2011)

Kaldellis, Procopius of Caesarea: Tyranny, History, and Philosophy at the End of Antiquity (hc 2004, eb 2012)

Kaldellis, Ethnography After Antiquity: Foreign Lands and Peoples in Byzantine Literature (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Karageorghis/Brennan, Ayia Paraskevi Figurines in the University of Pennsylvania Museum (pb 1999)

Kealhofer, The Archaeology of Midas and the Phrygians: Recent Work At Gordion (hc 2005, eb 2010)

Kocybala, The Extramural Sanctuary of Demeter and Persephone at Cyrene, Libya, Final Reports, Volume VII: The Corinthian Pottery (hc 1999)

Kohler, The Gordion Excavations, 1950-1973, Final Reports, Volume II: The Lesser Phrygian Tumuli, Part 1: The Inhumations (hc 1995)

Kors/Peters, Witchcraft in Europe, 400-1700: A Documentary History, 2/e (pb 2000)

Kramer, History Begins at Sumer: Thirty-Nine Firsts in Recorded History, 3/e (pb 1988)

Kramer, Sumerian Mythology, r/e (pb 1998)

Krueger, Writing and Holiness: The Practice of Authorship in the Early Christian East (hc 2004, pb 2011, eb 2013)

Krueger, Liturgical Subjects: Christian Ritual, Biblical Narrative, and the Formation of the Self in Byzantium (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Layne/Tarrant, The Neoplatonic Socrates (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Legrain, The Culture of the Babylonians: From Their Seals in the Collections of the Museum (hc 1925, eb 2017)

Lenski, Constantine and the Cities: Imperial Authority and Civic Politics (hc 2016, eb 2016)

Lowenstam/Moore, The Extramural Sanctuary of Demeter and Persephone at Cyrene, Libya, Final Reports, Volume III: Scarabs, Inscribed Gems, and Engraved Finger Rings; Attic Black Figure and Black Glazed Pottery; Hellenistic and Roman Fine Ware; and Conservation of Objects (hc 1987)

Lutz, Selected Sumerian and Babylonian Texts (hc 1919, eb 2017)

Mac Sweeney, Foundation Myths in Ancient Societies: Dialogues and Discourses (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Mair/Hickman, Reconfiguring the Silk Road: New Research on East-West Exchange in Antiquity (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Malek, The Cat in Ancient Egypt (pb 1997)

Martin, The Art of Contact: Comparative Approaches to Greek and Phoenician Art (hc 2017, eb 2017)

Matthews, Cities in the Sand: Leptis Magna and Sabratha in Roman Africa (hc 1957, eb 2017)

Maximianus/Juster, The Elegies of Maximianus (hc Dec 2017, eb Dec 2017)

McGovern, The Late Bronze Age and Early Iron Ages of Central Transjordan: The Baq'ah Valley Project, 1977-1981 (hc 1987)

Meyer, The Ancient Mysteries: A Sourcebook of Sacred Texts (pb 1999)

Miller/Gleason, The Archaeology of Garden and Field (pb 1997)

Miller, Economy and Settlement in the Near East: Analyses of Ancient Sites and Materials (pb 1990)

Miller, The Corporeal Imagination: Signifying the Holy in Late Ancient Christianity (hc 2009, pb 2016, eb 2012)

Miller/Moore, Sustainable Lifeways: Cultural Persistence in an Ever-Changing Environment (hc 2011, eb 2012)

Mizoguchi, An Archaeological History of Japan, 30,000 B.C. to A.D. 700 (hc 2002)

Montet/Maxwell-Hyslop, Everyday Life in Egypt in the Days of Ramesses The Great (pb 1980)

Museum, Ur Animals: Beasts from the Royal Tombs, A Postcard Book (pb 1998)

Negahban, Excavations at Haft Tepe, Iran (hc 1990)

Nelson/Berry, Denver: An Archaeological History (hc 2001)

Nir, The Bible and the Image: The History of Photography in The Holy Land, 1839-1899 (hc 1985, eb 2017)

Oren, The Sea Peoples and Their World: A Reassessment (hc 2000, eb 2013)

Ostwald, Language and History in Ancient Greek Culture (hc 2009, eb 2011)

Ousterhout, Master Builders of Byzantium (pb 2008)

Ovid/Krisak, Ovid's Erotic Poems: "Amores" and "Ars Amatoria" (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Palmer, Roman Religion and Roman Empire: Five Essays (hc 1975, eb 2017)

Penn, Envisioning Islam: Syriac Christians and the Early Muslim World (hc 2015, pb Oct 2017, eb 2015)

Peters/McDermott, Monks, Bishops, and Pagans: Christian Culture in Gaul and Italy, 500-700 (hc 1975, eb 2016)

Phillips/Ridgway, In the Hills of Tuscany: Recent Excavations at the Etruscan Site of Poggio Civitate (Murlo, Siena) (pb 1993)

Poliakov/Howard, The History of Anti-Semitism, Volume 1: From the Time of Christ to the Court Jews (hc 2003, pb 2003)

Powers, Muhammad Is Not the Father of Any of Your Men: The Making of the Last Prophet (pb 2011, eb 2011)

Pritchard, Winery, Defenses, and Soundings at Gibeon (pb 1964)

Rautman, Reading the Body: Representations and Remains in the Archaeological Record (hc 1999, eb 2016)

Riley, Aristotle: Texts and Commentaries to 1700 in the University of Pennsylvania Library (hc 1961, eb 2016)

Roller, Gordion Special Studies, Volume I: The Nonverbal Graffiti, Dipinti, and Stamps (hc 1987)

Romano, Gordion Special Studies, Volume II: The Terracotta Figurines and Related Vessels (hc 1995)

Romano, Classical Sculpture: Catalogue of the Cypriot, Greek, and Roman Stone Sculpture in the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (hc 2006, eb 2014)

Romig, Be a Perfect Man: Christian Masculinity and the Carolingian Aristocracy (hc Sep 2017, eb Sep 2017)

Rose/Darbyshire, The New Chronology of Iron Age Gordion (hc 2011, eb 2012)

Rose, The Archaeology of Phrygian Gordion, Royal City of Midas: Gordion Special Studies 7 (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Rose/Darbyshire, The Golden Age of King Midas: Exhibition Catalogue (hc 2016, eb 2016)

Rosen, Time and Temporality in the Ancient World (hc 2004)

Rosen-Zvi, Demonic Desires: "Yetzer Hara" and the Problem of Evil in Late Antiquity (hc 2011, eb 2011)

Routledge, Moab in the Iron Age: Hegemony, Polity, Archaeology (hc 2004)

Rüpke, Religion in Republican Rome: Rationalization and Ritual Change (hc 2012, eb 2012)

Sams, The Gordion Excavations, 1950-1973, Final Reports, Volume IV: The Early Phrygian Pottery (hc 1994)

Schaus, The Extramural Sanctuary of Demeter and Persephone at Cyrene, Libya, Final Reports, Volume II: The East Greek, Island, and Laconian Pottery (hc 1985)

Schaus/Benson, Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum II: Cretan, East Greek, and Other Non-Attic Wares; Corinthian Pottery (hc 1995)

Scheid/Ando, The Gods, the State, and the Individual: Reflections on Civic Religion in Rome (hc 2015, eb 2015)

Schott, Christianity, Empire, and the Making of Religion in Late Antiquity (hc 2008, eb 2013)

Shear, The Panagia Houses at Mycenae (hc 1987)

Shoemaker, The Death of a Prophet: The End of Muhammad's Life and the Beginnings of Islam (hc 2011, pb 2015, eb 2011)

Silverman/Wegner, Akhenaten and Tutankhamun: Revolution and Restoration (hc 2006)

Simonsohn, A Common Justice: The Legal Allegiances of Christians and Jews Under Early Islam (hc 2011, eb 2011)

Sizgorich, Violence and Belief in Late Antiquity: Militant Devotion in Christianity and Islam (hc 2008, pb 2014, eb 2012)

Slater, Spectator Politics: Metatheatre and Performance in Aristophanes (hc 2002)

Slavitt/Konstan, Broken Columns: Two Roman Epic Fragments: "The Achilleid" of Publius Papinius Statius and "The Rape of Proserpine" of Claudius Claudianus (pb 1997)

Slavitt, Epinician Odes and Dithyrambs of Bacchylides (hc 1998)

Slavitt/Bovie, Euripides, 1: Medea, Hecuba, Andromache, The Bacchae (pb 1997)

Slavitt/Bovie, Euripides, 2: Hippolytus, Suppliant Women, Helen, Electra, Cyclops (pb 1997)

Slavitt/Bovie, Euripides, 3: Alcestis, Daughters of Troy, The Phoenician Women, Iphigenia at Aulis, Rhesus (pb 1998)

Slavitt/Bovie, Menander: The Grouch, Desperately Seeking Justice, Closely Cropped Locks, The Girl from Samos, The Shield (pb 1998)

Slavitt/Bovie, Sophocles, 1: Ajax, Women of Trachis, Electra, Philoctetes (pb 1998)

Slavitt, Ausonius: Three Amusements (pb 2006)

Slavitt/Bovie, Aristophanes, 1: Acharnians, Peace, Celebrating Ladies, Wealth (pb 1998)

Slavitt/Bovie, Sophocles, 2: King Oedipus, Oedipus at Colonus, Antigone (pb 1998)

Slavitt/Bovie, Aeschylus, 2: The Persians, Seven Against Thebes, The Suppliants, Prometheus Bound (pb 1998)

Slavitt/Bovie, Euripides, 4: Ion, Children of Heracles, The Madness of Heracles, Iphigenia in Tauris, Orestes (pb 1999)

Slavitt/Bovie, Aristophanes, 2: Wasps, Lysistrata, Frogs, The Sexual Congress (pb 1999)

Slavitt/Bovie, Aristophanes, 3: The Suits, Clouds, Birds (pb 1999)

Slavitt, Aeschylus, 1: The Oresteia (Agamemnon, The Libation Bearers, The Eumenides) (pb 1997)

Snead/Erickson, Landscapes of Movement: Trails, Paths, and Roads in Anthropological Perspective (hc 2009, eb 2011)

Speiser, Mesopotamian Origins: The Basic Population of the Near East (hc 1930, eb 2017)

Spooner/Hanaway, Literacy in the Persianate World: Writing and the Social Order (hc 2012, eb 2012)

Stock, After Augustine: The Meditative Reader and the Text (hc 2001, eb 2013)

Stock, The Integrated Self: Augustine, the Bible, and Ancient Thought (hc 2016, eb 2016)

Thorp, China in the Early Bronze Age: Shang Civilization (hc 2005, eb 2013)

Turfa, Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (hc 2003, eb 2010)

Turtledove, The Chronicle of Theophanes: Anni mundi 6095-6305 (A.D. 602-813) (pb 1982)

Uhalde, Expectations of Justice in the Age of Augustine (hc 2007, eb 2013)

Van Dam, Kingdom of Snow: Roman Rule and Greek Culture in Cappadocia (hc 2002)

Van Dam, Families and Friends in Late Roman Cappadocia (hc 2003)

Van Dam, Becoming Christian: The Conversion of Roman Cappadocia (hc 2003, eb 2011)

Virgil/Krisak, Virgil's Eclogues (pb 2012, eb 2011)

Vitiello, Amalasuintha: The Transformation of Queenship in the Post-Roman World (hc Sep 2017, eb Sep 2017)

Warden, The Hilprecht Collection of Greek, Italic, and Roman Bronzes in the University of Pennsylvania Museum (hc 1997)

Warden/Oliver, The Extramural Sanctuary of Demeter and Persephone at Cyrene, Libya, Final Reports IV: The Small Finds, the Glass, the Faunal Analysis (hc 1990)

Watson, The Digest of Justinian, Volume 1, r/e (pb 2009, eb 2011)

Watson, The Digest of Justinian, Volume 2, r/e (pb 2009, eb 2011)

Watson, The Digest of Justinian, Volume 3, r/e (pb 2009, eb 2011)

Watson, The Digest of Justinian, Volume 4, r/e (pb 2009, eb 2011)

Wegner, The Sunshade Chapel of Meritaten from the House-of-Waenre of Akhenaten (hc 2017, eb 2017)

Weinberg, Bamboula at Kourion: The Architecture (hc 1983)

Wheeler, A Discourse of Wonders: Audience and Performance in Ovid's "Metamorphoses" (hc 1999)

White/DeVries, The Ancient Greek World: The Rodney S. Young Gallery (pb 1995)

White, The Extramural Sanctuary of Demeter and Persephone at Cyrene, Libya, Final Reports, Volume V: The Site's Architecture, Its First Six Hundred Years of Development (hc 1993)

White, The Extramural Sanctuary of Demeter and Persephone at Cyrene, Libya, Final Reports, Volume I: Background and Introduction to the Excavations (hc 1984)

White/Brownlee, Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (hc 2002, pb 2002)

White/Reynolds, The Extramural Sanctuary of Demeter and Persephone at Cyrene, Libya, Final Reports, Volume VIII: The Sanctuary's Imperial Architectural Development, Conflict with Christianity, and Final Days (hc 2012, eb 2012)

Woolley, Ur: The Buildings of the Third Dynasty (hc 1974)

Yadin, Scripture as Logos: Rabbi Ishmael and the Origins of Midrash (hc 2004, eb 2013)

Yadin-Israel, Scripture and Tradition: Rabbi Akiva and the Triumph of Midrash (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Young/Young, Terracotta Figurines from Kourion in Cyprus (pb 1955)

Young, The Gordion Excavations Final Reports, Volume I: Three Great Early Tumuli (hc 1982)

Zettler/Horne, Treasures from the Royal Tombs of Ur (hc 1998, pb 1998)

Zlotnick, Dinah's Daughters: Gender and Judaism from the Hebrew Bible to Late Antiquity (pb 2002, eb 2013)

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