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- Crown Publishing Group 2013; US$ 26.00
The incredible true story of the World War II spies, including Patrick Leigh Fermor and John Pendlebury, who fought to save Crete and block Hitler's march to the East. In the bleakest years of World War II, when it appeared that nothing could slow the German army, Hitler set his sights on the Mediterranean island of Crete, the ideal staging ground... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 44.00
Historians since Herodotus and Thucydides have claimed that the year 483 BCE marked a turning point in the history of Athens. For it was then that Themistocles mobilized the revenues from the city?s highly productive silver mines to build an enormous war fleet. This income stream is thought to have become the basis of Athenian imperial power, the driving... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 24.95
Was there such a person as Homer? Who were the key figures in the first democracy of the Western World? Who is the father of tragedy? Who is the father of history? Of all the world's ancient civilisations, it is perhaps the Ancient Greece that has the strongest hold over the modern imagination. The history, philosophy and literature continue to intrigue... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 14.95
The civilisations of the Greece in the Ancient World have inspired and fascinated throughout European history. The stories of Homer, later reinforced by the pioneering archaeological work carried out by men such as Heinrich Schliemann at Mycenae and Sir Arthur Evans at Knossos, have enabled modern researchers and historians to piece together a rich... more...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 6.49
Nestled on the south-western spur of Mount Parnassus, the Delphic oracle, seat of the "Delphic Sybil", was the most learned, opulent and celebrated religious centre of the classical Greek world. In the fore temple of the sun-god, Apollo, at Delphi, 148 brief maxims were inscribed on votive pillars surrounding the visiting pilgrim. They were known as... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 13.95
Crusader castles and other fortifications in Cyprus, the south-western coast of Turkey, and Greece are among the best examples of late medieval military architecture to be seen in Europe. These important fortifications, erected by the Hospitallers during the 15th century to face the growing Ottoman Turkish threat, vary considerably from those in the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Grote's History of Greece is one of the classic works of historical interpretation and scholarship. George Grote - banker, MP and a founder of London University - was the first historian to give a high value to the Greek creation of democracy, and this aspect of his work is closely relevant to current debates about democracy in our times. This abridgement... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
The Greek Crisis in the Media debates and dissects the extent to which the Greek response to the financial crisis has been given a fair and balanced coverage by the press and questions how far politics and national stereotypes have played their part in the reporting of events. By placing the Greek experiences and treatment alongside those of other... more...
- Bene Factum Publishing 2013; US$ 21.86
In this follow-up to his acclaimed A Spur Called Courage, military historian Alan Ogden repeats the formula of picking exceptional WW2 Special Operations Executive [SOE] heroes - this time nineteen who operated behind enemy lines in Greece. ]]> more...