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  • Hellenistische Agoraiby Barbara Sielhorst

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00

    As the social, political, and economic center of public life in a polis, the agora underwent profound changes during the Hellenistic period. This study examines agorai as symbolically charged spaces; analyzing them sheds light on the societies they helped to shape. The findings show that during the Hellenistic period agorai had a crucial role in generating... more...

  • Alexander der Große und die "Freiheit der Hellenen"by Gustav Adolf Lehmann

    De Gruyter Akademie Forschung 2014; US$ 140.00

    Im Lichte eines neuen Papyrus-Zeugnisses und in kritischer Würdigung der Forschungsdiskussion geht es im ersten Teil der Untersuchungen um Probleme der Datierung und Bewertung der antiken literarischen Alexander-Überlieferung. Im 2. Teil werden anhand der wichtigsten, schriftlich überlieferten Dokumente der Alexander-Ära die Grundlinien der Hellas-Politik... more...

  • Gewalt und Ästhetikby Martin Vöhler; Bernd Seidensticker

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 133.00

    Violence and the forms of its representation are a long neglected central element of Classical Greece. After reviewing the history of the 5th century BC with its intensive experience of violence, the studies in this volume examine the tension between violence and aesthetics in the fields of myth, cult, and literature with particular reference to tragedy... more...

  • Lords of the Seaby John R. Hale

    Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 17.00

    The epic true story of Themistocles and the Battle of Salamis, and a rousing history of the world's first dominant navy and the towering empire it built The Athenian Navy was one of the finest fighting forces in the history of the world. It engineered a civilization, empowered the world's first democracy, and led a band of ordinary citizens... more...

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

  • Magic in the Ancient Greek Worldby Derek Collins

    Wiley 2008; US$ 125.95

    Original and comprehensive, Magic in the Ancient Greek World takes the reader inside both the social imagination and the ritual reality that made magic possible in ancient Greece. Explores the widespread use of spells, drugs, curse tablets, and figurines, and the practitioners of magic in the ancient world Uncovers how magic worked. Was it... more...

  • The Histories of Herodotus,I and II (Complete)by Herodotus

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    The Histories of Herodotus of Halicarnassus is considered the first work of history in Western literature. Written about 440 BC in the Ionic dialect of classical Greek, The Histories tells the story of the Greco-Persian Wars between the Achaemenid Empire and the Greek city-states in the 5th century BC. Herodotus travelled extensively around the ancient... more...

  • On Regimen in Acute Diseasesby Hippocrates

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    The Hippocratic Corpus (Latin: Corpus Hippocraticum) is a collection of around seventy early medical works from ancient Greece, written in Ionic Greek…..The Hippocratic Corpus contains textbooks, lectures, research, notes and philosophical essays on various subjects in medicine, in no particular order. These works were written for different audiences,... more...

  • The Book of Prognosticsby Hippocrates

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    The Hippocratic Corpus (Latin: Corpus Hippocraticum) is a collection of around seventy early medical works from ancient Greece, written in Ionic Greek…..The Hippocratic Corpus contains textbooks, lectures, research, notes and philosophical essays on various subjects in medicine, in no particular order. These works were written for different audiences,... more...

  • Works of Hippocratesby Hippocrates

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 5.99

    This collection was designed for optimal navigation on Kindle and other electronic devices. This collection offers lower price, the convenience of a one-time download, and it reduces the clutter in your digital library. All books included in this collection feature a hyperlinked table of contents and footnotes. The collection is complimented by an... more...