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- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 210.00
In a detailed account, the archbishop and renowned scholar Eustathius of Thessalonica (probably1115?1195) takes his monks severely to task, for in his eyes they fall far short of the ideals they professed in their monastic vows, particularly by engaging in business and being hostile to education and learning.With its Prolegomena, editorial... more...
- University of California Press 2003; US$ 34.95
Failure of Empire is the first comprehensive biography of the Roman emperor Valens and his troubled reign (a.d. 364-78). Valens will always be remembered for his spectacular defeat and death at the hands of the Goths in the Battle of Adrianople. This singular misfortune won him a front-row seat among history's great losers. By the time he was killed,... more...
- Osprey Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 13.95
First besieged in 305 BC, the island of Rhodes became part of the Roman Empire and was later fortified in the Byzantine style. Due to its strategic position in the Mediterranean, Rhodes was also attacked and besieged for over a century by Islamic forces. This title details the development of these fascinating fortifications, as well as the sieges... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 45.95
J.N. Coldstream has now fully updated his comprehensive survey with a substantial new chapter on the abundant discoveries and developments made since the book's first publication. The text is presented in three main sections: the passing of the dark ages, c.900?770 BC; the Greek renaissance, c.770?700 BC, covered region by region, and the final part... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 59.95
Explores the complex set of processes that determine the incorporation patterns of migrants from Balkan countries in Greece. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 101.00
Capitalising on its geographic position in the eastern Mediterranean and the Balkans, Greece seeks to become an energy hub in the region and is increasing infrastructure interconnections with its neighbours. In the last four years, the country has also made significant progress in setting the course for reforming its electricity and gas markets. Energy... more...
- Seal Press 2007; US$ 15.95
Greece, it has been said, is where art became inseparable from life. The country evokes a richly embroidered tapestry of images, from old monuments rife with history to idyllic isles of glass-blue sea and blinding white stucco dwellings. Greece enchants its visitors with its beauty, tradition, and spirit. In this eloquent collection, women share... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 31.95
K. E. Fleming's Greece--a Jewish History is the first comprehensive English-language history of Greek Jews, and the only history that includes material on their diaspora in Israel and the United States. The book tells the story of a people who for the most part no longer exist and whose identity is a paradox in that it wasn't fully formed until... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 14.95
The transition to a truly muscular democracy affected the royal families of both Greece and Great Britain throughout the tumultuous twentieth century. Here Panagiotis Dimitrakis unearths the details of British policy towards the kings of Greece, the special connection between the Windsors and the Glücksburgs during the Second World War, the Cold War... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
The contributors collected here discuss the patterns of continuity and change, success and failure observed in seven policy areas - environment, social regulation, regional policy, the single market, agriculture, EMU and foreign policy - in order to investigate how policy formulated and implemented in Greece has changed as a result of EU membership;... more...