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- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 30.99
Alexander the Great's life and career are here examined through the major issues surrounding his reign. What were Alexander's ultimate ambitions? Why did he pursue his own deification while alive? Did he actually set the world in a new groove' as has been claimed by some scholars? And was his death natural or the result of a... more...
- Sidestone Press 2012; US$ 29.35
This book describes the life of the famous archaeologist and shrewd trader Heinrich Schliemann (1822-1890) from a Dutch perspective since his commercial succes started in the Netherlands. We see how two myths meet: the myth of the ancient city Troy and the the myth of the poor boy that was determined to find the remains of this legendary city. Dutch... more...
- OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 59.99
A translation, with detailed commentary, of Book 10 of Curtius Rufus' Histories, a major Roman source on the end of the reign of Alexander the Great. The Introduction establishes a profile of Curtius, and his agenda as a historian. Both translation and commentary are designed for the reader without Latin. - ;This book presents a translation, with... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 41.00
The Hellenistic period saw the Greek world expand through Alexander's campaigns before ultimately submitting to Rome. This new and enlarged edition of the seminal sourcebook presents over three hundred ancient texts in original translations supported by introductory sections, notes and references, chronological tables, maps, illustrations, and a full... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 135.00
Professor Ernst Badian (1925-2011) was one of the most influential Alexander historians of the twentieth century. His first articles on the subject appeared in 1958, and he continued for a full fifty years to reshape scholarly perception of the reign of Alexander the Great. A steady output of articles was reinforced by lectures and reviews in his... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 35.59
Sie zerreißen Tiere mit bloßen Händen, lassen Milch mit einem Schlag aus einem unbelebten Felsen fließen und säugen wilde Tiere. Ganze Landstriche sollen sie in Angst und Schrecken versetzt haben - Die Mänaden - Die heiligen Anhängerinnen des Dionysos. So beschreibt es jedenfalls der antike Autor Euripides. Klingt wie ein Märchen, aber über Hunderte... more...
- Scribe Publications 2011; US$ 27.99
A fresh, gripping look at one of Western historys defining momentsThe inspiration for our modern-day marathon comes from the legend of Philippides, who is said to have run 26 miles from Marathon to Athens to deliver the news of the Greeks victory over the Persians. Yet the battle of Marathon has had a far greater impact; it can even be... more...
- The American School of Classical Studies at Athens 2010; US$ 75.00
The fifth part of the Corinth volume dedicated to the Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore publishes the large-scale terracotta sculpture found in the sanctuary. Extending from the late 7th through the 4th century B.C., the sculpture consists of fragments from 132 to as many as 147 statues, from half- to nearly life-size. These are, for the most part, statues... more...