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  • Pharmakonby Michael A. Rinella

    Lexington Books 2010; US$ 39.99

    Pharmakon traces the emergence of an ethical discourse in ancient Greece, one centered on states of psychological ecstasy. In the dialogues of Plato, philosophy is itself characterized as a pharmakon, one superior to a large number of rival occupations, each of which laid claim to their powers being derived from, connected with, or likened to, a... more...

  • The Byzantine Achievement (Routledge Revivals)by Robert Byron

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    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. Byron?s work considers the empire in its entirety, assessing the highs... more...

  • Greeks In Historyby Alan Samuel

    Dundurn 1992; US$ 32.99

    Breaking away from traditional chronological recitals of the Greek experience, this unusual new history relates the important events and personalities to themes of broad interest. more...

  • Inside Greek Terrorismby George Kassimeris

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 19.99

    George Kassimeris explores the complexity of the motivations and emotions of those who have led Greece's network of modern terrorist groups and urban guerrillas. more...

  • Classical Sparta (Routledge Revivals)by Anton Powell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This collection, first published in 1989, investigates aspects of the Spartan polity which have often been overlooked or underestimated. Viewed at least until the Renaissance as the epitome of classical virtues, Sparta has in the last two centuries suffered a rapid decline in reputation among liberal-minded scholars, repelled by many of the repressive... more...

  • Myth, Representation, and Identityby Marilena Papachristophorou

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00

    Lipsi forms a modern construction that has disconnected from its past. Recently, the community has formed a collective identity reconstructed from fragments of collective memory. This book is an ethnographic account of the mythology proposed by the community and examines how history and collective memory tightly interconnect. more...

  • 100 Ideas for Early Years Practitioners: School Readinessby Clare Ford

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 15.99

    Success at school depends on being ready for school. Perfect for all nursery and pre-school settings, this book is packed full of fun and educational play-based ideas to develop the basic skills that every child needs to prepare them for that next big step. For newly qualified and experienced practitioners alike, this book offers a huge range... more...

  • Intimate Lives of the Ancient Greeksby Stephanie Budin

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 58.00

    This work explores various aspects of ancient Greek personal and emotional lives, beginning with their understandings of their own bodies, individual and personal relationships, and ending with their feelings about religion and the afterlife. It covers ancient Greek culture from the early Archaic period in the 8th century BCE through the Late Classical... more...

  • Hellenistische Königreicheby Kay Ehling; Gregor Weber

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 68.68

    Die Epoche des Hellenismus ist vor allem durch eine Neuerung gekennzeichnet, die sich als ungemein folgenreich erweisen sollte: die Monarchien. Die Herrscher mussten nicht nur auf die Sicherung des Territoriums mit militärischen Mitteln bedacht sein, sondern widmeten sich auch der Dynastiebildung und pflegten verschiedene Formen der herrscherlichen... more...

  • Philipp II. und Alexander der Großeby Kai Brodersen; Johannes Engels

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 171.66

    Dieses Buch bietet einen Überblick über eine zentrale Epoche der europäischen Geschichte. Mit Philipp II. von Makedonien begann eine nicht nur für Griechenland einzigartige neue Zeit. Zielstrebig, als Feldherr, Staatsmann und Diplomat gleichermaßen überragend, legte Philipp die machtpolitischen Grundlagen für das Werk seines Sohnes. Alexander der Große... more...