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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Aegean Civilizationby G. Glotz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 420.00

    Originally published between 1920-70, The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize the most up to date findings and theories of historians,... more...

  • Der König und sein Landby Christian Mileta

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 84.00

    Der Autor legt die erste eigenständige Studie zum königlichen Gebiet (auch: Königsland) im Hellenismus vor. Am Beispiel des königlichen Gebietes von Kleinasien zeigt er, wie Alexander der Grosse und die nachfolgenden Monarchen bzw. die jeweiligen Reichs- und Provinzverwaltungen die riesigen ländlich?indigen geprägten Territorien der hellenistischen... more...

  • Exemplarisches Heldentumby Anuschka Albertz

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2006; US$ 98.00

    Die Schlacht an den Thermopylen ist eine der wenigen antiken Schlachten, die heute noch in einer breiteren Öffentlichkeit erinnert werden. Die Schlacht wird nicht nur in der Geschichtsschreibung, sondern auch in Reden, im Drama, auf Bildern und Kriegerdenkmälern, im Film, ja sogar im Landschaftsgarten rezipiert. Anuschka Albertz rekonstruiert erstmals... more...

  • Der Tod des Tyrannenby Alexander Jendorff

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2012; US$ 70.00

    Das nordthüringische Eichsfeld 1574/75: ein Mord an einem Förster; Täter ein unbeherrschter, dennoch von vielen als Söldner geschätzter Adeliger. In der Folge kommt es zum Prozess gegen diesen Adeligen, Barthold von Wintzigerode, und zu seiner Hinrichtung. Beides wird die Gemüter noch lange beschäftigen, im 19. Jahrhundert entfacht ein regelrechter... more...