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Athenian supremacy. Age of Pericles. 479-431 B.C.

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  • Perikles and his Circleby Anthony J. Podlecki

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Perikles, the creator of the reputation of Classical Athens was an enigmatic figure. This book traces Perikles' development from a somewhat hesitant, though left-leaning politician, to a mature statesman fully committed to expanding Athens' maritime empire and using the material benefits of that empire to improve the ordinary lives of Athenian citizens.... more...

  • Die Athener und ihre Gräber (1000-300 v. Chr.)by Elena Walter-Karydi

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 109.87

    Dieser Band leistet erstmalig eine eingehende Untersuchung attischer Grabmäler im Wandel der geometrischen, archaischen und klassischen Zeit. Die Analyse von Formen, Bildern und Inschriften zeigt die Athener Haltung zum Tod in ihrer grundsätzlichen Differenz zu christlich-abendländischen Auffassungen. Diese anthropologische Betrachtung... more...

  • Pericles of Athensby Vincent Azoulay; Janet Lloyd; Paul Cartledge

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00 US$ 28.00

    Pericles has had the rare distinction of giving his name to an entire period of history, embodying what has often been taken as the golden age of the ancient Greek world. "Periclean" Athens witnessed tumultuous political and military events, and achievements of the highest order in philosophy, drama, poetry, oratory, and architecture. Pericles of... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Periclesby Loren J. Samons II

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    This Companion volume shows the infrastructure that made the Age of Pericles possible. more...

  • Prisoner of Historyby Madeleine M. Henry

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 114.99 US$ 98.89

    According to legend, Aspasia of Miletus was a courtesan, the teacher of Socrates, and the political adviser of her lover Pericles. Next to Sappho and Cleopatra, she is the best known woman of the ancient Mediterranean. Yet continued uncritical reception of her depiction in Attic comedy and naive acceptance of Plutarch's account of her in his Life... more...

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