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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...

  • 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$ 140.00

    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$ 140.00

    Die athenische Siedlungstätigkeit ist auf das Engste mit dem politischen Aufstieg Athens zur bedeutenden maritimen Vormacht im Ägäisraum verbunden. Die Gründungen der Athener lassen außen- und machtpolitische Zielsetzungen erkennen, die für die sog. ?Große Kolonisation? archaischer Zeit nicht dokumentiert sind. Vor dem Hintergrund der... 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...

  • 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...

  • Diodor und seine "Bibliotheke"by Michael Rathmann

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 108.56

    Previous research saw Diodorus as an author with modest intellect and a working technique of equal mediocrity, just capable enough of reconstructing forgotten historical works from the Hellenistic period. This study reveals a serious historiographer who brought an entirely original perspective to his "universal history," based on his own background,... more...