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The series, directed by Lucio Milano, is devoted to the studies of ancient and late-ancient world. It is intended for hosting both publications arising from the research activities of Ca’ Foscari and publications of Italian and foreign scholars and institutions that help to highlight the academic network of national and international collaborations in the field of Classical. It is divided into four sections: History and Epigraphy; Archeology; Oriental Studies; Philology and Literature.

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30 Mar 2013
Microstorie di romanizzazione

This volume contains the edition and commentary of sixty funerary inscriptions found at the archaeological site of Cerrione in the province of Biella, in north-eastern Piedmont, near the Bessa ancient gold district, in the territory once belonging to the Roman colony of Eporedia. Seven inscriptions were written in the so-called ...

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1 Apr 2013
Aspetti del sistema preposizionale dell’eblaita

La possibilità di penetrare il significato di un testo dipende ampiamente da una corretta comprensione del valore semantico delle preposizioni impiegate. L’analisi sincronica e diacronica dei contesti relativi – svolta considerando anche la diversa ‘prospettiva’ che lingue diverse possono assumere nel descrivere determinate azioni – ha permesso qui di ricostruire uso ...

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1 Oct 2013
Festòs protopalaziale

This work, based on my 2007 ma dissertation for the Italian Archaeological School at Athens focuses on two Protopalatial houses of Phaistos (Crete), excavated by the Italian Archaeological Mission. These are located in an area known as the ‘Quarter West of the West Court’ (Piazzale i) of the Phaistos palace ...

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25 Nov 2014
Poteri e legittimità nel mondo antico

La storia della politica nel mondo antico ha costituito uno degli interessi centrali di Pierre Carlier, scomparso nel 2011. Allo studioso che ha fortemente voluto e coltivato i rapporti scientifici e didattici tra le Università di Venezia e Nanterre è dedicato l’omaggio di questo libro, in cui la traccia ...

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10 Dec 2014
Storia e storie della lingua greca

Questo volume si occupa di storia della lingua greca, partendo dal presupposto che essa vada studiata in una prospettiva autenticamente diacronica, senza cesure temporali e disciplinari. Per valorizzare la dimensione linguistica della continuità tra Grecia antica e Grecia contemporanea, il volume riunisce contributi di studiosi che hanno fatto dell’approccio ...

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13 Jan 2015
Antichità egizie e Italia

Il volume raccoglie i contributi presentati nel corso di un convegno sul tema delle antichità egizie e, più in generale, su ricerche condotte in Italia su temi legati alla cultura faraonica. L’incontro di competenze diverse ha saputo mettere in luce la molteplicità e, nello stesso tempo, l’interazione di ...

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20 Feb 2015
La lupa sul Nilo

La vicenda di Gaio Cornelio Gallo matura sullo sfondo della profonda trasformazione che caratterizzò il I secolo a.C. Intellettuale di primo piano, espressione delle élite occidentali di recente integrate, politico e militare di successo, per primo posto a capo dell’Egitto come prefetto e infine oggetto di un pubblico ...

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30 Dec 2015
Commensality and Ceremonial Meals in the Neo-Assyrian Period

Like a language, food is a witness to the tradition and to the identity of a human group, reflecting self-representation and social interaction. Assyrians developed a particular consciousness of commensality as a vehicle for cultural messages. This book investigates institutional banquets and ritualized meals in the Neo-Assyrian period. Through a ...

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8 Jul 2016
The Reception of Sumerian Literature in the Western Periphery

With written sources dated to the end of the fourth millennium B.C., Sumerian is the most ancient language so far documented and remained the language of education in scribal circles for over three millennia. In the Late Bronze Age the dissemination of Sumerian literature, which is best known from ...

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1 Mar 2017
L’edificio protopalaziale dell’Acropoli Mediana di Festòs (Vani CV-CVII)

The present book consists in the full publication of both the structures and related finds excavated in the Protopalatial building located at the southern slope of the so-called Acropoli Mediana at Phaistos, ca. 100 m West of the Palace (Rooms CV, CVI and CVII). This building was the object of ...

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12 Jul 2017
Languages, Objects, and the Transmission of Rituals

The transformations in ancient mind can be recognized by means of texts, which testify to the elaboration of the cultural semantic. Amongst these written sources, we can recognize some specific case-studies, such as the Greaco-Egyptian Papyri (PGM). By conducting open and experimental group research, this study aims to introduce new ...

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13 Jun 2017
The City of Ebla

The ancient city of Ebla (modern Tell Mardikh) is rightfully considered one of the most important urban centers in upper Syro-Mesopotamia during the III and the first half of the II millennium BCE: best known for the discovery of the Royal Archives, its archaeological and epigraphic evidence provides information on ...

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1 Sep 2017
Certissima signa

The observation of the stars has never just been a matter of ‘science’, but has constantly interacted with other domains, such as philosophy, literature, medicine, religion, history and magic. Consequently, the history of astronomical writings involves very diverse skills and, therefore, calls for a cooperation between scholars. The present book ...