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  • Dionysius I of Syracuse and Greek Tyrannyby Lionel Jehuda Sanders

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Professor Sanders? full-length study of Dionysius I, one of the most powerful figures of fourth-century BC Greece, is the first to appear in English, and marks an important reassessment of the ?tyrant? of Syracuse. Dionysius I regularly appears in the surviving historical accounts as a tyrant in the worst ? modern ? sense of the word: cruelty,... more...

  • Peri hermeneiasby

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    The work Peri hermeneias, is presented here in a newly-revised third edition with German translation and detailed commentary. This volume is the result of a thorough revision of the previous edition and includes many changes in translation and improvements to the commentary. more...

  • Logos und Praxisby Thomas Blank

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    This book explores the contradictory images of the Spartan polis presented in the work of Isocrates. Countering the belief that presentation is always subordinate to rhetorical persuasion, the author shows that Isocrates actually presented different types of argumentation. Isocrates distanced himself from many arguments, calling for a discourse based... more...

  • Lords of the Seaby John Hale

    Gibson Square 2014; US$ 7.28

    Lords of the Sea tells the true history behind the upcoming blockbuster 300: Rise of an Empire and how the Athenians established the modern world as we know it. 300: Rise of an Empire is the bloody epic based on the graphic novel. However, the true history behind leading character General Themistocles is a story that also deserves to be told: without... more...

  • Mycenaean Greece (Routledge Revivals)by John T Hooker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    Mycenaean Greece , first published in 1976, investigates from an historical point of view some of the crucial periods in the Greek Bronze Age. The principal subject is the so-called ?Mycenaean? culture which arose during the sixteenth century BC, as assimilation of the previous ?Helladic? culture of mainland Greece with some of the developments... more...

  • Interpretations of Greek Mythology (Routledge Revivals)by Jan N. Bremmer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    Interpretations of Greek Mythology , first published in1987, builds on the innovative work of Walter Burkert and the ?Paris school? of Jean-Pierre Vernant, and represents a renewal of interpretation of Greek mythology. The contributors to this volume present a variety of approaches to the Greek myths, all of which eschew a monolithic or exclusively... more...

  • Pompey the Great (Routledge Revivals)by John Leach

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    To Romans of later generations the three decades between the dictatorships of Sulla and of Caesar were the age of Pompey the Great. In spite of the central role he played in Roman history, he remains a shadowy figure compared with the likes of Caesar and Cicero. Pompey the Great , first published in 1978, traces the career of this enigmatic character... more...

  • By the Spearby Ian Worthington

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 25.99

    Alexander the Great, arguably the most exciting figure from antiquity, waged war as a Homeric hero and lived as one, conquering native peoples and territories on a superhuman scale. From the time he invaded Asia in 334 to his death in 323, he expanded the Macedonian empire from Greece in the west to Asia Minor, the Levant, Egypt, Central Asia and "India"... more...

  • Ancient Tyrannyby Sian Lewis

    Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 129.35

    Tyrants and tyranny are more than the antithesis of democracy and the mark of political failure: they are a dynamic response to social and political pressures. This book examines the autocratic rulers and dynasties of classical Greece and Rome and the changing concepts of tyranny in political thought and culture. It brings together historians, political... more...

  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to Ancient Greeceby Audrey Nelson Ph. D.; Eric Nelson

    DK Publishing 2005; US$ 18.95

    The incredible influence of Ancient Greek culture on everything from sicence to literature to politics continues to be relevant and hotly debated. In 'The Complete Idiot's Guide to Ancient Greece', you are invited to meet the Ancient Greeks and to understand their legacy by entering their world. Profiles the most important contributions of Greek culture,... more...