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- 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...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 41.00
New, enlarged, and comprehensively revised edition of the seminal sourcebook on the Hellenistic period. 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$ 38.00
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...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 198.99
Cultural Responses to the Persian Wars addresses the huge impact on subsequent culture made by the wars fought between ancient Persia and Greece in the early fifth century BC. It brings together sixteen interdisciplinary essays, mostly by classical scholars, on individual trends within the reception of this period of history, extending from the wars'... more...
- OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 8.99
The greatest historian that ever lived'Such was Macaulay's verdict on Thucydides (c. 460-400 BC) and his history of the Peloponnesian War, the momentous struggle between Athens and Sparta as rival powers and political systems that lasted for twenty-seven years from 431 to 404 BC, involved virtually the whole of the Greek world, and ended in... more...