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- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 17.24
Die minoische Kultur auf Kreta und die mykenische Zivilisation in Griechenland bildeten die beiden ersten Hochkulturen auf europäischem Boden. In einem einzigartigen historischen Prozess entwickelte sich hier im 2. Jahrtausend v.Chr. eine ägäische Großmacht, die bis heute zum Urbild und Grundmuster aller demokratischen Staatswesen werden sollte. In... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 149.99
The two volumes of The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies consolidate an area of scholarly inquiry that addresses how mechanical, electrical, and digital technologies and their corresponding economies of scale have rendered music and sound increasingly mobile-portable, fungible, and ubiquitous. At once a marketing term, a common mode of everyday-life... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 17.99
Alexander the Great conquered an enormous empire--stretching from Greece to the Indian subcontinent--and his death triggered forty bloody years of world-changing warfare. These were years filled with high adventure, intrigue, passion, assassinations, dynastic marriages, treachery, shifting alliances, and mass slaughter on battlefield after battlefield.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 148.00
Although shortlived, Lysimachus' Hellespontine empire foreshadowed those of Pergamum and Byzantium. Lund's book sets his actions significantly within the context of the volatile early Hellenistic world and views them as part of a continuum of imperial rule in Asia minor. She challenges the assumption that he was a vicious, but ultimately incompetent... more...
- OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 149.99
The Oxford Handbook of Hellenic Studies is a unique collection of some seventy articles which together explore the ways in which ancient Greece has been, is, and might be studied. It is intended to inform its readers, but also, importantly, to inspire them, and to enable them to pursue their own research by introducing the primary resources and exploring... more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 154.00
This work draws upon a close re-examination of the literary and epigraphic evidence to offer new understandings of Athenian history during the decade-long rule (317-307 BCE) of the accomplished Peripatetic scholar and renowned legislator, Demetrius of Phalerum. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.00
Alexander the Great, perhaps the most commanding leader in history, united his empire and his army by the titanic force of his will. His death at the age of thirty-two spelled the end of that unity. The story of Alexander?s conquest of the Persian empire is known to many readers, but the dramatic and consequential saga of the empire?s collapse remains... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1985; US$ 37.00
Greek and Roman history has largely been reconstructed from the works of Herodotus, Thucydides, Livy, Tacitus, and other major authors who are today well represented in English translations. But much equally valuable documentary material is buried in inscriptions and papyri and in the works of Greek and Roman grammarians and scholars, and less well... more...
- Classical Press of Wales 2003; US$ 30.00
The history of the hellenistic world has long been more popular than has widely been realized. This volume seeks to contribute to that popularity. Here are fourteen new perspectives on the period from a distinguished and international group of scholars. Their varied papers are grouped together around five themes: Structure and System; King and Court;... more...