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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95
The discord between Turkey and Greece has grown deeper and wider over time, over a series of seemingly vital issues, which have at times brought the two countries to the brink of war. Yet in 1999 the two countries opened a dialogue on non-sensitive issues such as trade, the environment and tourism. The causes of the current rapprochement progress... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 32.95
The essays collected in Modern Greek Literature represent the work of young scholars as they expand the range of approaches to modern Greek literature. The contributors vary in their focus from comparative studies to the study of religion or the literature of diaspora. The theoretical questions that the essays raise address both classic and contemporary... more...
- University of California Press 2003; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 350.00
This work provides a clear and comprehensive chronology of the Eastern Roman Empire from the foundation of Constantinople in 324 AD to the extinction of the last Byzantine principality in 1461 AD, ultimately shedding light on a once-obscure period of Eastern Mediterranean and Balkan history whose events still resonate in world politics. more...
- BRILL 2003; US$ 178.00
In honouring the memory of Nicolas Oikonomides, the contributors to this work offer a group of Greek texts and translations which reflect the wide interests of Byzantine authors and the varied genres to which they devoted their talents. It includes the military speeches of Constantine VII. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 157.95 US$ 136.89
This book presents in translation 175 of the most revealing documents that have survived on stone and papyrus from the Hellenistic period. Presents over 150 sources in translation. Captures the political, social, economic and religious dynamism of the Hellenistic kingdoms and cities. Covers the entire Hellenistic world, with extensive... more...
- 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...
- Simon & Schuster 2006; US$ 15.99
The Trojan War is the most famous conflict in history, the subject of Homer's Iliad , one of the cornerstones of Western literature. Although many readers know that this literary masterwork is based on actual events, there is disagreement about how much of Homer's tale is true. Drawing on recent archeological research, historian and classicist Barry... more...