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  • Eustathii Thessalonicensis De emendanda vita monachicaby Karin Metzler

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 224.00

    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...

  • Divided Cyprusby Yiannis Papadakis; Nicos Peristianis; Gisela Welz

    Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 19.95

    "[U]shers the reader into the complexities of the categorical ambiguity of Cyprus [and]... concentrates... on the Dead Zone of the divided society, in the cultural space where those who refuse to go to the poles gather." -- Anastasia Karakasidou, Wellesley College The volatile recent... more...

  • Greeceby OECD Publishing

    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...

  • The Balkan Wars, 1912-1913by Jacob Gould Schurman

    The Floating Press 1916; US$ 7.99

    The changes made in the map of Europe by the Balkan Wars of 1912-1913 were not merely the occasion but a cause and probably the most potent, and certainly the most urgent, of all the causes that led to the World War which raged with such titanic fury from the summer of 1914. Had the Balkan Allies after their triumph over Turkey not fallen out amongst... more...

  • Alexander The Greatby James Romm; Pamela Mensch

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2005; US$ 11.95

    Comprising relevant selections from the four ancient writers whose portraits of Alexander the Great still survive--Arrian, Diodorus, Plutarch, and Quintus Curtius--this volume provides a complete narrative of the important events in Alexander's life. The Introduction sets these works in historical context, stretching from the conclusion of the Peloponnesian... more...

  • Globalisation, Migration and Socio-Economic Change in Contemporary Greeceby Panos Arion Hatziprokopiou

    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...

  • The Eunuch in Byzantine History and Societyby Shaun Tougher

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    The existence of eunuchs was one of the defining features of the Byzantine Empire. Covering the whole span of the history of the empire, from the fourth to the fifteenth centuries AD, Shaun Tougher presents a comprehensive survey of the history and roles of eunuchs, making use of extensive comparative material, such as from China, Persia and the Ottoman... more...

  • Text und Übersetzungby Martin L. West; Joachim Latacz

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 77.00

    Der vorliegende Text wurde aus Martin L. Wests Ilias-Edition in der Bibliotheca scriptorum Graecorum et Romanorum Teubneriana (Stuttgart/Leipzig/München 1998/2000) übernommen. Für die Belange des Kommentars hat Martin West den apparatus criticus neu gestaltet und die wichtigsten Hinweise zur Textgestaltung im untenstehenden Abschnitt 'Orthographisches'... more...

  • Text und Übersetzungby Martin L. West; Joachim Latacz

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 77.00

    Since Ameis-Hentze-Cauer (1868-1913) no comprehensive, scholarly commentary of Homer’s Iliad has been published in German. In the meantime considerable progress has been made in many traditional areas of Homeric studies (language, realia, structure etc.). In addition, generally acknowledged new fields such as narratology have been systematically... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Modern Greeceby Dimitris Keridis

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 87.99

    The Historical Dictionary of Modern Greece explores the modern history of this country through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, places, events, and institutions, as well as on significant political, economic, social, and cultural aspects. more...