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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
The History of the Peloponnesian War is an account of the Peloponnesian War in Ancient Greece, fought between the Peloponnesian League (led by Sparta) and the Delian League (led by Athens). It was written by Thucydides, an Athenian general who served in the war. It is widely considered a classic and regarded as one of the earliest scholarly works of... more...
- Profile Books 2010; US$ 11.98
The ruined silhouette of the Parthenon on its hill above Athens is one of the world's most famous images. Its 'looted' Elgin Marbles are a global cause celèbre. But what actually are they? In a revised and updated edition, Mary Beard, award winning writer, reviewer and leading Cambridge classicist, tells the history and explains the significance... more...
- J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2003; US$ 34.74
Hauptbeschreibung Der Mythos um Sparta ist nach wie vor lebendig, doch worauf gründet er sich, und wie ist er entstanden? Dieses Studienbuch, das die Geschichte Spartas von den Anfängen bis zur Aufnahme ins römische Reich darstellt, erörtert diese Fragen und überwindet tradierte Vorstellungen. Exemplarisch wird anhand Spartas geklärt, wie eine griechische... 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...