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  • Archaic and Classical Greek Sicilyby Franco De Angelis

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 84.99

    Ancient Greek migrants in Sicily produced societies and economies that paralleled and differed from their homeland. Since the nineteenth century explanations for this have been heavily debated. This book is the first to gather the historical and archaeological evidence and to deploy it to test the various historical models proposed. more...

  • Knowing Future Time In and Through Greek Historiographyby Alexandra Lianeri

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 116.21

    Greek historiography engaged with past and present time; but how exactly did this engagement incorporate claims to knowing the future? Considering prognosis as rooted in historiographical temporalities this volume reads historians from Herodotus to Appian with a view to exploring configurations of future time in the context of ancient... more...

  • Sex and the Second-Best Cityby Kenneth Royce Moore

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    Sex and the Second-Best City deals with the topics of sex and society in the Laws of Plato with recourse to historical context and modern critical theory. It examines reconstructions of ancient "sexuality" with a view to increased clarification. The text of the Laws is considered, along with many of its literary qualities, its influences and... more...

  • The Spartan Armyby J. F. Lazenby

    Stackpole Books 2012; US$ 17.99

    Reprint of a classic work of ancient military history. more...

  • 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...

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

    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...

  • Was die römische Welt zusammenhältby Angela Ganter

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 105.64

    Patron-Klient-Verhältnisse galten bereits in der Antike als Fundament sozialer Stabilität. Die vorliegende Studie schließt die Lücke einer bislang fehlenden aktuellen Geschichte des römischen Bindungswesens, indem sie die Bedeutung von Patron-Klient-Verhältnissen als Integrationsmittel einer hierarchisch strukturierten Gesellschaft thematisiert.... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 105.64

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...