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  1. Horse racing as an ancient Greek and Roman leisure pastime

    Contributor(s):: Perold, I., Young, M.

  2. Transformations of Animal Materials in Early Greece

    Contributor(s):: DiBattista, Adam

  3. Animals in Ancient Greek Warfare: A Study of the Elephant, Camel, and Dog

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    | Contributor(s):: Rice, Jenna Rae

    My dissertation asserts that the study of animals is integral to the thorough understanding of the ancient military landscape, and three animals in particular warrant particular attention: the elephant, camel, and dog. I place these animals into the broader context of ancient warfare through...

  4. Εκτρέφοντας κτήνη: αλληλεπίδραση ζώων και ανθρώπων στις παρυφές της Πίνδου

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    | Contributor(s):: Georgia Doutsi

  5. A modeling approach for estimating seasonal dietary preferences of goats in a Mediterranean Quercus frainetto–Juniperus oxycedrus woodland

    | Contributor(s):: Manousidis, T., Malesios, C., Kyriazopoulos, A. P., Parissi, Z. M., Abraham, E. M., Abas, Z.

    Goats are characterized as selective feeders due to their specific feeding behavior, thus the study of their seasonal preferences in a Mediterranean oak-juniper ecosystem is of great interest. The current research was conducted in an open oak forest in Megalo Dereio region, northeastern Greece...

  6. Sugar: the first Diabetic Alert Dog in Greece | Vasilis Borobokas & Sophia Katsatos | TEDxAUAthens

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    | Contributor(s):: Vasilis Borobokas, Sophia Katsatou

    Ο Βασίλης Μπορομπόκας γεννήθηκε στην Αθήνα και σπούδασε...

  7. Determinants of individual attitudes toward animal welfare-friendly food products

    | Contributor(s):: Cembalo, L., Caracciolo, F., Lombardi, A., Giudice, T. del, Grunert, K. G., Cicia, G.

    Animal welfare involves societal and human values, ethical concerns and moral considerations since it incorporates the belief of what is right or what is wrong in animal treatment and care. This paper aims to ascertain whether the different dimensions of individual attitudes toward animal welfare...

  8. Animals in the classical world : ethical perspectives from Greek and Roman texts

    | Contributor(s):: Harden, Alastair

  9. Watercraft, People, and Animals: Setting the Stage for the Neolithic Colonization of the Mediterranean Islands of Cyprus and Crete

    | Contributor(s):: Katelyn Dibenedetto

    One of the most significant developments in human history was the “Neolithic Revolution,” which first began around 11,000 years ago in mainland Southwest Asia. It resulted in not only the economic reorientation from hunting and foraging to herding and farming based on domesticate...

  10. A pilot study to develop an assessment tool for sheep welfare after long journey transport

    | Contributor(s):: Messori, S., Sossidou, E., Buonanno, M., Mounaix, B., Barnard, S., Vousdouka, V., Villa, P. dalla, Roest, K. de, Spoolder, H.

    Sheep transport within Europe involves 9.5 million animals yearly, 63% of which travel over long journeys (>8 h). Livestock transport, particularly over long journeys, gives rise to concern about the welfare of transported animals. The European Commission stimulates the development of...

  11. The Monstrous and the Bestial: Animals in Greek Myths

    | Contributor(s):: Kenneth H. Simonsen

    The Old Testament has been singled out by writers like Lynn White as the well-spring of traditional, Western attitudes toward nature.  Genesis assures humankind that it has dominion over all living things; humans have, to borrow some lines from W.B. Yeats, sovereignty over "Those dying...

  12. Enteric pathogens of dogs and cats with public health implications

    | Contributor(s):: Kantere, M., Athanasiou, L. V., Chatzopoulos, D. C., Spyrou, V., Valiakos, G., Kontos, V., Billinis, C.

    Dogs and cats play an important role in modern society, enhancing the psychological and physiological well-being of many people. However, there are well-documented health risks associated with human animal interactions. More specifically, enteric pathogens of zoonotic risk which are transmitted...

  13. Some Greek evidence for Indo-European youth contingents and shape shifters

    | Contributor(s):: Bertolín Cebrián, Reyes

  14. Dog sacrifice in ancient and modernn Greece: from the sacrifice ritual to dog torture

    | Contributor(s):: Sergis, Manolis G.

  15. Exotic pets kept by rich youths in fifth century B.C. Athens, as portrayed on Greek vases

    | Contributor(s):: Ashmead, Ann

  16. Representation of humans and animals in Greece and the Balkans during the earlier Neolithic

    | Contributor(s):: Nanoglou, Stratos

  17. Wild nature? : human-animal relations on Neopalatial Crete

    | Contributor(s):: Shapland, Andrew

  18. Studien an Tierresten aus archäologischen Grabungen Poros bei Iraklion und Eléftherna bie Arkadhi :ein Beitrag zur antiken Wild- und Haustierfauna Kretas

    | Contributor(s):: Nobis, Günter, Bökönyi, Sándor, Anreiter, Peter

  19. Using livestock guardian dogs in Balkans

    | Contributor(s):: Yilmaz, O., Erturk, Y. E., Coskun, F., Ertugrul, M.

    Aim of this paper to review livestock guardian dogs in Balkan countries. Balkans consist of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Slovenia, Serbia, and Turkey. In Balkans there are quite successful livestock guardian dogs including...

  20. Animals in the ancient world from A to Z

    | Contributor(s):: Kitchell, Kenneth F., Jr.