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  • Kommentarby Marina Coray

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 133.00

    At the centre of the commentary on Book 19 of the Iliad is the interpretation of the speeches and events at the assembly of the Achaean army at which the argument between Achilles and Agamemnon was settled, thus enabling the Achaeans to take the field in the decisive battle against Hector and the Trojans. more...

  • Kommentarby Martha Krieter-Spiro

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 133.00

    This commentary on the 3rd book of the Iliad concentrates on the interpretation of the ceremonial single combat between the rivals for Helen, Paris and Menelaus ? a scene that reflects the origins of the Trojan War. The famous parade before the walls presents Agamemnon, Odysseus and Ajax, as well as revealing just how much in love Paris and Helen are,... more...

  • Governmental Intervention in Foreign Trade in Archaic and Classical Greeceby Errietta M.A. Bissa

    BRILL 2009; US$ 136.00

    Through an extensive re-evaluation of existing evidence and the presentation of new avenues of research, the book shows that Greek and non-Greek states in the archaic and classical periods intervened greatly in foreign trade. more...

  • Why Socrates Diedby Robin Waterfield

    McClelland & Stewart 2010; US$ 21.00

    A revisionist account of the most famous trial and execution in Western civilization ? one with great resonance for modern society In the spring of 399 BCE, the elderly philosopher Socrates stood trial in his native Athens. The court was packed, and after being found guilty by his peers, Socrates died by drinking a cup of poison hemlock, his execution... more...

  • Kommentarby Claude Brügger

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 133.00

    The main focus of the commentary on book 24 of the Iliad is the interpretation of one of the most exciting and moving scenes in the epic: how the Trojan King, Priam, makes his way to his deadly enemy Achilles, at whose hands his son Hector had died; how the god Hermes guides him almost mystically into the Greek camp; how Achilles, at the end of an... more...

  • Two Novels from Ancient Greeceby Chariton; Xenophon of Ephesos; Stephen Trzaskoma

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 13.50

    Here in one convenient volume are the two earliest examples of the ancient Greek novel. more...

  • The Cattle of the Sunby Jeremy McInerney

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 55.00

    Though Greece is traditionally seen as an agrarian society, cattle were essential to Greek communal life, through religious sacrifice and dietary consumption. Cattle were also pivotal in mythology: gods and heroes stole cattle, expected sacrifices of cattle, and punished those who failed to provide them. The Cattle of the Sun ranges over a wealth... more...

  • An Account of Egyptby Herodotus

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other... more...

  • Works of Plutarchby Plutarch

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 5.99

    This collection was designed for optimal navigation on Kindle and other electronic devices. All books included in this collection feature a hyperlinked table of contents and footnotes. The collection is complimented by an author biography.This Collection Includes:Essays and Miscellanies The Lives of the noble Grecians and Romans, Volume I Translated... more...

  • Ancient Greeceby Matthew Dillon; Lynda Garland

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 51.95

    In this revised edition, Matthew Dillon and Lynda Garland have expanded the chronological range of Ancient Greece to include the Greek world of the fourth century. The sourcebook now ranges from the first lines of Greek literature to the death of Alexander the Great, covering all of the main historical periods and social phenomena of ancient Greece.... more...