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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 26.95
Alexander the Great by Richard Stoneman is an introduction to the career and impact of the great Macedonian conqueror and the main themes of his reign. As well as tackling problems of interpretation, the author includes: an examination of the written and other sources and the problems of working with them discussion of archaeological and numismatic... more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 144.99
Filling a major gap in scholarship, this is the first full-length study of the Athenian politician Aeschines. Along with Isocrates, Aeschines was one of the most prominent Athenian politicians who advocated friendly ties with the Macedonian king Philip II. Though overshadowed by his famous rival Demosthenes, Aeschines played a key role in the decisive... more...
- Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2005; US$ 62.95
Gives an account of Greek history, from the aftermath of the Persian Wars in 478 BC to the death of Alexander the Great. The author describes the years, which witnessed the flourishing of democracy in Athens; the establishment of the Athenian empire; the development of Macedonian power under Philip II; and the conquests of Alexander the Great. more...
- BRILL 2003; US$ 316.00
An examination of the political, diplomatic and military history of the Aegean Greeks of the fourth century BC, aiming to raise new questions and delve into old controversies. It includes their power struggles, the Persian involvement in their affairs, and the Macedonian triumph over Greece. more...
- BRILL 2004; US$ 206.00
This work seeks to explore aspects of the cultural identity of Greek colonies of the Western Mediterranean and how it evolved. It covers the colonial foundations in Italy, Sicily, Southern France, Spain, and North Africa, and ranges from the 8th century BC to the early Roman Empire. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.00
One of our most provocative military historians, Victor Davis Hanson has given us painstakingly researched and pathbreaking accounts of wars ranging from classical antiquity to the twenty-first century. Now he juxtaposes an ancient conflict with our most urgent modern concerns to create his most engrossing work to date, A War Like No Other. Over the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 40.95
This exciting new volume is an indispensable guide for undergraduates to the study of Alexander the Great, showing the problems of the ancient source material, and making it clear that there is no single approach to be taken. The eleven thematic chapters contain a broad selection of the most significant published articles about Alexander, examining... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 27.00
This book offers an exciting new interdisciplinary approach to the study of Greek prehistory based on linguistics and Greek heroic tradition. It sheds new light on the enigma of the pre-Hellenic world and plots the cultural and historical background to the myth of the Trojan War. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 36.95
A central figure in both classical and ancient near Eastern fields, Trevor Bryce presents the first publication to focus on Troy?s neighbours and contemporaries as much as Troy itself. With the help of maps, charts and photographs, he unearths the secrets of this iconic ancient city. Beginning with an account of Troy?s involvement in The Iliad... more...
- HarperCollins US 2006; US$ 10.99
Best known for his books on the Middle Ages, Cantor here describes how, three centuries before Christ, the young hero led an army of Macedonians and Greeks on a route through the Middle East and Central Asia that intersects the recent tactical deployment of the US Army and Marines. He has minimized the romance and fantasies associated with Alexande more...