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  • Greek Philosophy - Simple Guidesby Sophia Macdonald

    Kuperard 2009; US$ 9.99

    THIS BOOK WILL HELP YOU? to appreciate the revolution in thinking brought about by the Ancient Greek philosophers, who sought to make sense of the world through analysis, reasoning and argument? to recognize the key ideas of the most significant philosophers and their contribution to Western thought? to learn about the philosophers? lives, and their... more...

  • Was die römische Welt zusammenhältby Angela Ganter

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    How does a society of diverging status and wealth cohere? The monograph discusses Roman patronage as a way of holding social groups together. By analysing the attitudes and actions of patrons and clients, their developtments between the 1st century B.C. and the 3rd century A.D. are evaluated in order to understand the relevance of personal... more...

  • Die Kleruchien und Apoikien Athens im 6. und 5. Jahrhundert v. Chr.by Christian Igelbrink

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    The Athenian Cleruchies and Apoikias constitute one pivotal instrument for the expansion and the consolidation of political power enabling Athens to evolve as the hegemonic polis in the Aegean Sea. This study presents a comprehensive discussion of all Athenian settlements in the sixth and fifth centuries B.C. with a focus on the formal... more...

  • Conflict in Ancient Greece and Rome: The Definitive Political, Social, and Military Encyclopedia [3 volumes]by Sara Phang; Sara Phang; Iain Spence; Douglas Kelly; Douglas Kelly; Peter Londey; Peter Londey; Iain Spence

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 310.00

    Conflict in Ancient Greece and Rome: The Definitive Political, Social, and Military Encyclopedia is an outstandingly comprehensive reference work on its subject. Covering wars, battles, places, individuals, and themes, this thoroughly cross-referenced three-volume set provides essential support to any student or general reader investigating ancient... more...

  • Torture and Truth (Routledge Revivals)by Page duBois

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1991, this book ? through the examination of ancient Greek literary, philosophical and legal texts ? analyses how the Athenian torture of slaves emerged from and reinforced the concept of truth as something hidden in the human body. It discusses the tradition of understanding truth as something that is generally concealed and the... more...

  • Epigraphy and the Greek Historianby Craig Cooper

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2008; US$ 82.00

    Epigraphy and the Greek Historian is a comprehensive examination of epigraphy and a timely resource for students and scholars involved in the study of ancient history. more...

  • Anabasisby Xenophon

    Start Publishing LLC 2013; US$ 1.99

    Stranded deep in enemy territory, the Spartan general Clearchus and the other Greek senior officers were subsequently killed or captured by treachery on the part of the Persian satrap Tissaphernes. Xenophon, one of three remaining leaders elected by the soldiers, played an instrumental role in encouraging the Greek army of 10,000 to march north across... more...

  • The Historiesby Herodotus

    Start Publishing LLC 2012; US$ 1.99

    Herodotus was an ancient Greek historian who lived in the fifth century BC (c.484 - 425 BC). He has been called the "Father of History," and was the first historian known to collect his materials systematically, test their accuracy to a certain extent, and arrange them in a well-constructed and vivid narrative. The Histories-- his masterpiece and the... more...

  • Athensby Niall Livingstone

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The citizens of ancient Athens were directly responsible for the development and power of its democracy; but how did they learn about politics and what their roles were within it? In this volume Livingstone argues that learning about political praxis (how to be a citizen) was an integral part of the everyday life of ancient Athenians. In the streets,... more...

  • The Rise of Athensby Anthony Everitt

    Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 21.00

    A magisterial account of how a tiny city-state in ancient Greece became history?s most influential civilization, from the author of the bestselling books on Cicero, Augustus, and ancient Rome   Filled with tales of adventure and astounding reversals of fortune, The Rise of Athens celebrates the city-state that transformed the world?from the democratic... more...