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- Classical Press of Wales 2000; US$ 16.50
From c.550 BC until her defeat at the battle of Leuktra in 371 BC, Sparta was a dominant force in the Greek world. This has traditionally ben explained by Sparta's egalitarian and militaristic society. Hodkinson's accessible and detailed study of Sparta's ruling classes shows how a new citizen organisation was established in the 6th and... more...
- Frontline Books 2011; US$ 8.99
During the eighth century BC, Sparta became one of the leading cities of ancient Greece, conquering the southern Peloponnese, and from the mid-sixth century BC until the mid-fourth, Sparta became a military power of recognized importance. For almost two centuries the massed Spartan army remained unbeaten in the field. Spartan officers also commanded... more...
- Pen and Sword 2012; US$ 8.99
In ancient Greece, Sparta was unique in having a dual kingship - two kings from different clans, the Agiads and the Eurypontids, reigning simultaneously. The institution was already well-developed by the 8th century BC, when Theopompos of the Eurypontid clan emerges as the first recorded Spartan king. At least fifty-seven men held office as Spartan... more...
- Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2010; US$ 18.50
Die antike Metropole Ephesos ist eine der meist besuchten Ausgrabungsstätten in der Türkei und Ort eines Weltwunders der Antike: des Tempels der Artemis. Seit mehr als 100 Jahren werden Heiligtum und Stadt archäologisch untersucht. Die heute sichtbaren Denkmäler vermitteln nicht nur ein eindrucksvolles Bild einer antiken Stadt, sondern lassen historische... more...
- The American School of Classical Studies at Athens 2010; US$ 75.00
The fifth part of the Corinth volume dedicated to the Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore publishes the large-scale terracotta sculpture found in the sanctuary. Extending from the late 7th through the 4th century B.C., the sculpture consists of fragments from 132 to as many as 147 statues, from half- to nearly life-size. These are, for the most part, statues... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 17.35
Der Begriff "Spätantike" bezeichnet die Epoche vom Tode Konstantins des Großen bis zum Ende des römischen Reiches im Westen. Es ist die letzte von der Antike noch unmittelbar bestimmte Phase der Geschichte des Mittelmeerraumes, die mit dem Übergang zum abendländischen Mittelalter endet. Konstantin verhalf dem theologisch wie hierarchisch... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 48.00
This pivotal history of the kings of Sparta not only describes their critical leadership in war, but also documents the waxing and waning of their social, political, and religious powers in the Spartan state. more...
- The American School of Classical Studies at Athens 2011; US$ 37.50
This book presents the first well-preserved set of sympotic pottery which served a Late Archaic house in the Athenian Agora. The deposit contains household and fine-ware pottery, nearly all the figured pieces of which are forms associated with communal drinking. Since it comes from a single house, the pottery also reflects purchasing patterns and thematic... more...
- INSTAP Academic Press 2005; US$ 40.00
Kavousi I is the initial volume of the Kavousi Excavation Series, which presents the final report of the Kavousi Project, a program of archaeological investigation near the modern village of Kavousi in eastern Crete. Subsequent volumes will publish the results of the 1987-1992 excavations at the Vronda and Kastro sites in the Siteia Mountains overlooking... more...