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- Kensington 2005; US$ 13.99
Here are some of the reasons to be proud to be Greek: ? Alexander the Greet, greatest conqueror of them all ? Olympic games, past and present ? Olympia Dukakis, George Stephanopolous, and Yanni ? Birth of democracy, cradle of western civilization ? Aesop's wise and winning fables ? Warm souvlaki, cold retsina ? And every Greek diner you ever... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 48.00
The first complete English translation of John Skylitzes' Middle Byzantine chronicle, with introductions and notes, first published in 2010. more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 27.95
This volume explores the political, cultural, and ecclesiastical forces that linked the metropolis of Byzantium to the margins of its far-flung empire. Focusing on the provincial region of Hellas and Peloponnesos in central and southern Greece, Judith Herrin shows how the prestige of Constantinople was reflected in the military, civilian, and ecclesiastical... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2013; US$ 26.00
The incredible true story of the World War II spies, including Patrick Leigh Fermor and John Pendlebury, who fought to save Crete and block Hitler's march to the East. In the bleakest years of World War II, when it appeared that nothing could slow the German army, Hitler set his sights on the Mediterranean island of Crete, the ideal staging ground... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Space and Time in Mediterranean Prehistory addresses these two concepts as interrelated, rather than as separate categories, and as a means for understanding past social relations at different scales. The need for this volume was realised through four main observations: the ever growing interest in space and spatiality across the social sciences;... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
The fall of Constantinople to the Ottomans in 1453 marked the end of a thousand years of the Christian Roman Empire. Thereafter, world civilisation began a process of radical change. The West came to identify itself as Europe; the Russians were set on the path of autocracy; the Ottomans were transformed into a world power while the Greeks were left... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00
The essays in this volume offer an inventory of the most recent discoveries and findings on Roman-Germanic confrontations during the early and middle phases of the Augustinian Principate. The time frame extends to the soldier-emperor Maximinus?s major campaigns in Germania in 235 AD. more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 239.95
This comprehensive collection of original essays written by an international group of scholars addresses the central themes in Latin American philosophy. Represents the most comprehensive survey of historical and contemporary Latin American philosophy available today Comprises a specially commissioned collection of essays, many of them written... more...
- Princeton University Press 1995; US$ 60.00
Through a blend of lively detail and elegant narration, James Faubion immerses us in the cosmopolitan intellectual life of Athens, a centerless city of multiplicities and fragmentations, a city on the "margins of Europe" recovering from the repressive rule of a military junta. Drawing inspiration from Athens and its cultural elite, Faubion explores... more...