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  • Alexander The Greatby James S. Romm; Diodorus; Plutarch

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2005; US$ 11.50

    Comprising relevant selections from the four ancient writers whose portraits of Alexander the Great still survive?Arrian, Diodorus, Plutarch, and Quintus Curtius?this volume provides a complete narrative of the important events in Alexander's life. The Introduction sets these works in historical context, stretching from the conclusion of the Peloponnesian... more...

  • On the War for Greek Freedomby Herodotus; Samuel Shirley; James Romm

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2003; US$ 9.95

    Designed for students with little or no background in ancient Greek language, history, and culture, this new abridgment presents those selections that comprise Herodotus’ historical narrative. These are meticulously annotated, and supplemented with a chronology of the Archaic Age, Historical Epilogue, glossary of main characters and places, index... more...

  • Thucydides Mythistoricus (Routledge Revivals)by F. M. Cornford

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1907 and reissued in 1965, this is a fascinating study of Thucydides?s History . Thucydides set out to write a truthful account of the Pelopennesian war, but his work reflects his Athenian fourth-century B.C. context, which was of a particular interest to Cornford. In this fascinating title, Cornford analyses the causes of the... more...

  • A Handbook to the Reception of Thucydidesby Christine Lee; Neville Morley

    Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00

    A Handbook to the Reception of Thucydides offers an invaluable guide to the reception of Thucydides, with a strong emphasis on comparing and contrasting different traditions of reading and interpretation. • Presents an in-depth, comprehensive overview of the reception of the Greek historian Thucydides • Features personal reflections... more...

  • Das antike Kretaby Angelos Chaniotis

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 8.34

    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...

  • Etetaby Kevin Glowacki; Natalia Vogeikoff-Brogan

    The American School of Classical Studies at Athens 2011; US$ 37.50

    This volume presents the papers of an international colloquium on the archaeology of houses and households in ancient Crete held in Ierapetra in May 2005. The 38 papers presented here range from a discussion of household activities at Final Neolithic Phaistos to the domestic correlates of “globalization” during the early Roman Empire. These... more...

  • The Early Bronze Age Village on Tsoungiza Hillby Daniel Pullen

    The American School of Classical Studies at Athens 2011; US$ 75.00

    While "corridor houses" such as the House of the Tiles at Lerna have provoked widespread discussion about the origins of social stratification in Greece, few settlements of the Early Bronze Age (ca. 3100 to 2000 B.C.) have been thoroughly excavated. This important study integrates the presentation and analysis of the archaeological evidence... more...

  • Griechen besiegen Perser bei Salamis!by Ulrich Graser

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2011; US$ 12.62

    Ereignisse, die die Welt bewegten ? alle Hintergründe und Fakten! 480 v. Chr.: Xerxes ist entsetzt. Hilflos muss er zusehen, wie die Griechen seine Flotte Schiff für Schiff aufreiben. Die Perser wissen kaum, wie ihnen geschieht. Die Griechen hingegen werden diesen Tag nie vergessen; er stellt die Weichen für die goldene Zeit der berühmten Attischen... more...

  • Mochlos IBby Kellee A. Barnard; Thomas M. Brogan

    INSTAP Academic Press 2003; US$ 40.00

    Mochlos is a Minoan town set on a fine harbour at the eastern side of the Gulf of Mirabello, in northeast Crete. It was first inhabited during the Neolithic period, and it had an important Minoan settlement during most of the Bronze Age. Mochlos I , to be published in three volumes, presents the results of the excavations in the Neopalatial levels... more...

  • Mochlos IAby Jeffery S. Soles

    INSTAP Academic Press 2003; US$ 40.00

    Mochlos is a Minoan town set on a fine harbour at the eastern side of the Gulf of Mirabello, in northeast Crete. It was first inhabited during the Neolithic period, with an important Minoan settlement occupied during most of the Bronze Age. Mochlos I , to be published in three volumes, presents the results of the excavations in the Neopalatial levels... more...