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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 148.00
Although shortlived, Lysimachus' Hellespontine empire foreshadowed those of Pergamum and Byzantium. Lund's book sets his actions significantly within the context of the volatile early Hellenistic world and views them as part of a continuum of imperial rule in Asia minor. She challenges the assumption that he was a vicious, but ultimately incompetent... more...
- Routledge 2003; US$ 44.95
The polis has long been conceived as the most advanced form of Greek political society. Yet recent research into how early Greeks used the term highlights discrepancies with modern views of the autonomous city state. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 37.95
The Greeks invented history as a literary genre in the fifth century B.C. The first historians owed much to Homer and adopted his vivid and direct style in narrating historical events. Yet, despite the influence of Homer the birth of history was basically a reaction against mythical accounts of the past. Homer wrote about war and travel in foreign... more...
- Routledge 1990; US$ 41.95
A critical approach to the sources of information on ancient Athenian politics presenting contemporary sources, later historical and biographical writings, archaeological evidence, inscriptions on stone, and papyri from Egypt. more...
- Taylor and Francis 1995; US$ 95.00
Studying from the Mycenean to the late Hellenistic period, this work includes new articles by twenty-seven specialists of ancient Greece, and presents an examination of the Greek cultures of mainland Greece, Asia Minor, Egypt and Italy. With the chapters sharing the theme of social history, this fascinating book focuses on women, the poor, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 56.95
This set includes the revised edition of Sparta and Lakonia by Paul Cartledge and the second edition of Hellenistic and Roman Sparta by Paul Cartledge and Antony Spawforth, at a very special price. Together, both volumes take an authoritative overview on this fascinating state of Ancient Greece. Sparta and Lakonia explores both the city-state... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Grote's History of Greece is one of the classic works of historical interpretation and scholarship. George Grote - banker, MP and a founder of London University - was the first historian to give a high value to the Greek creation of democracy, and this aspect of his work is closely relevant to current debates about democracy in our times. This abridgement... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
This exciting new guide is the ideal companion to Greece if you are a traveller with historical and archaeological interests, as it combines practical information with impeccable scholarly research. Written by an expert on Greece's landscape and archaeology, the guide is unique in exploring a wide range of sites off the beaten track. It also tours... more...
- University of California Press 2000; US$ 15.95
History, political philosophy, and constitutional law were born in Athens in the space of a single generation--the generation that lived through the Peloponnesian War (431-404 b.c.e.). This remarkable age produced such luminaries as Socrates, Herodotus, Thucydides, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes, and the sophists, and set the stage for the education... more...