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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 42.95
First published in 1929, this highly influential study offers a historical perspective on the Byzantine Empire, from the establishment of Constantinople by Emperor Constantine around 330 AD, through to the fall of Constantinople at the hands of the Ottoman Empire in 1453 AD. more...
- Atlantic Books 2013; US$ 9.99
Britain in the 1980s was a polarized nation. With the two main political parties as far apart as at any time since the 1930s, the period was riven by violent confrontation, beginning with the explosion of rioting that rocked England's cities in 1981 and again in 1985; a year-long fight with the National Union of Mineworkers, and then with print workers... more...
- Bene Factum Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99
In this follow-up to his acclaimed A Spur Called Courage , military historian Alan Ogden repeats the formula of picking exceptional WWII Special Operations Executive heroes?this time 19 who operated behind enemy lines in Greece. Using research from original unseen sources, Sons of Odysseus highlights many of the extraordinary acts of sabotage carried... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
This collection, first published in 1989, investigates aspects of the Spartan polity which have often been overlooked or underestimated. Recent studies have emphasised permanent problems which beset Sparta: the small size of her citizen body, the tensions between noble Spartiates and commoners, the ambiguous role of women, and, of course, the helots.... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 58.00
This informative and enjoyable book surveys many aspects of the personal and emotional lives and belief systems of the ancient Greeks, focusing on such issues as familial life, religious piety, and ethnic identity. more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 98.00
Spanning a long and unusually turbulent phase of Greek history, this collection of Lincoln MacVeagh's papers constitutes a record of high historical value, bringing together a selection of rich source material Originally published in 1980. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously... 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...
- Andrews UK 2011; US$ 11.49
Athens is an historical anomaly. Excavations date its first settlement to over seven thousand years ago, yet it only became the capital of Greece in 1834. During the intervening centuries it was occupied by almost every mobile culture in Europe: from its earliest likely settlers, tribes from what is now Albania, to Nazi forces during the second World... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 9.49
Heroes, Gods and Monsters in Ancient Greek Mythology' is a collection of classic archetypal Ancient Greek myths, including the stories of Jason, Perseus, Odysseus, Heracles, Oedipus and Theseus, and many more dark and delirious, famous Ancient Greek myths. These stories, which have had a great influence on thinkers throughout the centuries, inform... more...