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Greece

  • 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...

  • Why Homer Mattersby Adam Nicolson

    Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 30.99

    "Adam Nicolson writes popular books as popular books used to be, a breeze rather than a scholarly sweat, but humanely erudite, elegantly written, passionately felt?and his excitement is contagious."?James Wood, The New Yorker Adam Nicolson employs Homeric thinking as the foundation myth to understand the evolution of Greek consciousness and to... more...

  • Theseus and the Minotaurby Graeme Davis; Jose PeÑA

    Osprey Publishing 2014; US$ 13.95

    Graeme Davis draws upon the classic sources to retell the great myths and legends of Theseus, the founder-king of Athens, and backs this narrative with a factual examination of the myth, its variations, and its development over time. Replete with both classical and modern illustrations, this book is a concise exploration of one of the most enduring... more...

  • Bis zur Synode von Alexandrienby Hanns Christof Brennecke; Uta Heil; Christian Müller; Annette von Stockhausen; Angelika Wintjes

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 196.00

    The fourth instalment of the first part of VolumeIII of Athanasius? Works continues the publication of documents on the Arian conflict started by Hans-Georg Opitz in 1934 and 1935. Following on from the third instalment, which ended with the Formula makrostichos, the fourth instalment now includes the four Sirmian formulae, the texts of the Synods... more...

  • Galeni In Hippocratis Epidemiarum librum I commentariorum I-III versionem Arabicam / Galen. Commentary on Hippocrates' Epidemics Book Iby Uwe Vagelpohl

    De Gruyter Open 2014;

    This volume offers the first critical edition of Book I of the Arabic translation of Galen's Commentary on the Hippocratic Epidemics. The Arabic text is accompanied by an English translation and extensive notes on the differences between the Greek original and the Arabic version. The introduction outlines the complex history of the Greek and Arabic... more...

  • In the Light of Scienceby Demetris Nicolaides

    Prometheus Books 2014; US$ 11.99

    The birth of science in ancient Greece had a historical impact that is still being felt today. Physicist Demetris Nicolaides examines the epochal shift in thinking that led pre-Socratic philosophers of the sixth and fifth centuries BCE to abandon the prevailing mythologies of the age and, for the first time, to analyze the natural world in terms of... more...

  • The Republicby Plato

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 0.99

    Plato?s most famous work and the bedrock of Western philosophy Written in the form of a Socratic dialogue, The Republic is an investigation into the nature of an ideal society. In this far-reaching and profoundly influential treatise, Plato explores the concept of justice, the connection between politics and psychology, the difference between... more...

  • Öffentlichkeit - Monument - Textby Werner Eck; Peter Funke; Manfred G. Schmidt; Marcus Dohnicht; Klaus Hallof; Matthäus Heil

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 238.00

    The aim of the volume is to study the interaction of inscription, bearer of the inscription and public throughout the Graeco-Roman world. The single sections contain surveys written by leading ancient historians and epigraphists, followed by single studies across all regions of the ancient Mediterranean world. Thus the book presents the topic fundamentally... more...

  • Das antike Kretaby Angelos Chaniotis

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 8.29

    Der Gründungsmythos unseres Kontinents ist unauflöslich mit der sagenumwobenen griechischen Insel Kreta verbunden: In Gestalt eines weißen Stiers entführt der verliebte Göttervater Zeus die phönizische Königstochter Europa über das Meer und setzt sie erst wieder an der Küste Kretas ab. Sie gebiert ihm drei Söhne ? Minos, Rhadamanthys und Sarpedon ?,... more...

  • Brick Greek Mythsby Amanda Brack; Monica Sweeney; Becky Thomas

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 19.95

    Meet the Greek gods as you have never seen them—in LEGO form! Enjoy these fascinating myths, reimagined through elaborate scenes and colorful LEGO bricks in one thousand color photographs! This book shares a unique retelling of some of the most widely known and loved Greek myths, from the stories of Athena, Poseidon, and Pandora to the twelve labors... more...