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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...
- 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...
- 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...
- The Floating Press 2008; US$ 7.99
Written by Thucydides around 400 AD, The History of the Peloponnesian War is a meticulous account by the Athenian general of the extended struggle that raged between Athens and Sparta for the better part of twenty years. Thucydides eschews the romance of heroics and dramatics and his precise and thorough account of the ill-fated conflict is one of... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 168.00
In a broad sweep, the Greek Studies treat important moments in Greek history from its beginnings up to the 4th century BC. Working in collaboration with the Old Testament scholar Klaus Seybold from Basle, particular attention is paid first to the comparison with parallel developments in Israel/ Judaea in order to bring out what was characteristic of... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 55.00
This study aimed to construct a historiography of archaeological landscape research on the island of Crete and evaluate the knowledge acquired through different approaches of over more than a century's intense archaeological work. more...
- Algora Publishing 2009; US$ 32.95
Early Greek history as found in the textbooks leaves spurious dark age gaps where the evidence fails to match historians' fixed ideas. Dramatic claims regarding everything from the Trojan War to the Mask of Agamemnon are argued in detail from both an archaeological and a literary perspective, unraveling historical conundrums... more...