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  • Kommentarby Martha Krieter-Spiro

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 133.00

    This commentary on the 3rd book of the Iliad concentrates on the interpretation of the ceremonial single combat between the rivals for Helen, Paris and Menelaus ? a scene that reflects the origins of the Trojan War. The famous parade before the walls presents Agamemnon, Odysseus and Ajax, as well as revealing just how much in love Paris and... more...

  • The War That Killed Achillesby Caroline Alexander

    Penguin Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.00

    "Spectacular and constantly surprising." -Ken Burns Written with the authority of a scholar and the vigor of a bestselling narrative historian, The War That Killed Achilles is a superb and utterly timely presentation of one of the timeless stories of Western civilization. As she did in The Endurance and The Bounty , New York Times bestselling... more...

  • The Portable Greek Readerby W. H. Auden

    Penguin Publishing Group 1977; US$ 20.00

    It is commonplace to say that our civilization is built on the ruins of Greece. W. H. Auden?s splendid anthology locates the truth behind the truism, while filling in the gaps in our knowledge of a people who gave us so much of our cultural legacy. Every page in The Portable Greek Reader contains some fundamental precursor of the ways in which we... more...

  • Governmental Intervention in Foreign Trade in Archaic and Classical Greeceby Errietta M.A. Bissa

    BRILL 2009; US$ 136.00

    Through an extensive re-evaluation of existing evidence and the presentation of new avenues of research, the book shows that Greek and non-Greek states in the archaic and classical periods intervened greatly in foreign trade. more...

  • Why Socrates Diedby Robin Waterfield

    McClelland & Stewart 2010; US$ 21.00

    A revisionist account of the most famous trial and execution in Western civilization ? one with great resonance for modern society In the spring of 399 BCE, the elderly philosopher Socrates stood trial in his native Athens. The court was packed, and after being found guilty by his peers, Socrates died by drinking a cup of poison hemlock, his execution... more...

  • Two Novels from Ancient Greeceby Chariton; Xenophon of Ephesos; Stephen Trzaskoma

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 13.50

    Here in one convenient volume are the two earliest examples of the ancient Greek novel. more...

  • An Account of Egyptby Herodotus

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other... more...

  • Works of Plutarchby Plutarch

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 5.99

    This collection was designed for optimal navigation on Kindle and other electronic devices. All books included in this collection feature a hyperlinked table of contents and footnotes. The collection is complimented by an author biography.This Collection Includes:Essays and Miscellanies The Lives of the noble Grecians and Romans, Volume I Translated... more...

  • Pausanias' Greeceby K. W. Arafat

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 48.00

    A study of Pausanias' chronicles of his extensive travels in Greece in the second century AD. more...

  • Sources for Ancient Historyby Michael Crawford

    Cambridge University Press 1983; US$ 44.00

    If a scholar wishes to create a picture of a topical society in all its aspects, there is little of what he needs to know that he cannot know, although there may still be much that he cannot understand. For the history of Greece and Rome, there is a great deal that is simply unknowable. From the end of the archaic age of Greece, there is an unbroken... more...