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- Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 9.95
In 336 b.c. Philip of Macedonia was assassinated and his twenty-year-old son, Alexander, inherited his kingdom. Immediately quelling rebellion, Alexander extended his father?s empire through-out the Middle East and into parts of Asia, ful?lling the soothsayer Aristander?s prediction that the new king ?should perform acts so important and glorious as... more...
- University of California Press 2005; US$ 15.95
The concept of manhood was immensely important in ancient Athens, shaping its political, social, legal, and ethical systems. This book, a groundbreaking study of manhood in fourth-century Athens, is the first to provide a comprehensive examination of notions about masculinity found in the Attic orators, who represent one of the most important sources... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2004; US$ 120.95
The glorious, classical legacy of Greece is universally revered. But this legacy has come at a price. How will Greece ever move beyond its ties with the past? Is there such a thing as modern Greece? This book is the first to present an alternative cultural history of Greece. Beginning with the growth of Greece as a nation-state through to the present,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 49.95
In this revised and updated edition of a definitive collection of source material, Matthew Dillon and Lynda Garland present a wide range of documents on Greek social and political history from 800 to 399 BC, from all over the Greek World. Ancient Greece includes: source material on political developments in Greece, including colonization in... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 35.00
How were the Greeks of the sixth century BC able to invent philosophy and tragedy? In this book Richard Seaford argues that the answer can be found in another momentous development, the invention and rapid spread of coinage, which produced the first ever thoroughly monetised society. more...
- Nomad Press 2006; US$ 13.95
Children will learn all about different civilizations and inventions?the way they changed history, their evolution over centuries, and their influence on modern times?through the activities and anecdotes provided in this interactive series. Kids discover the origin of ancient Greek theories, such as anatomy, geography, and democracy, and the ways... more...
- Oxford University Press 1986; US$ 36.00
Werner Jaeger's classic three-volume work, originally published in 1939, is now available in paperback. Paideia, the shaping of Greek character through a union of civilization, tradition, literature, and philosophy is the basis for Jaeger's evaluation of Hellenic culture. Volume I describes the foundation, growth, and crisis of Greek culture during... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 34.99
A collection of specially commissioned essays addressing the most important travel book to survive from antiquity. Pausanias' "Guide to Greece" has for centuries been the key source for archaeologists and art historians researching the monuments and landscape of ancient Greece more...
- Taylor & Francis 2006; US$ 36.95
Recounts the life of Olympias, the first woman to play a major role in Greek political history. This biography penetrates the myth, fiction and sexual politics, and conducts a close examination of Olympias through historical and literary sources. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 37.00
Darien Shanske analyzes the difficult language and structure of Thucydides History. more...