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  • Trade and Cultural Exchange in the Early Modern Mediterraneanby Maria Fusaro; Mohamed-Salah Omri; Colin Heywood

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.95

    The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II? by Fernand Braudel revolutionised the study of Mediterranean history on its publication in 1949. Now, 60 years ?after Braudel?, this book brings together work by area specialists and the latest research on the sea itself in the early modern period, the maritime trade that flourished... more...

  • "A New Kind of War"by Howard Jones

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 49.95

    This work explores the Truman administration's involvement in the civil war in Greece in the aftermath of World War II. America's fear of Soviet world domination resulted in the establishment of an American military presence on Greek soil and regular arms shipments as part of a containment policy. more...

  • The Agony of Greek Jews, 1940?1945by Steven Bowman

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 57.50

    This is the first comprehensive new study of the Greek Jewish experience during World War II to be published in sixty years. 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...

  • Becoming Achillesby Richard Kerr Holway

    Lexington Books 2011; US$ 34.99

    Viewing the Iliad and myth through the lens of modern psychology, Richard Holway exposes sacrificial childrearing practices at the root of competitive, glory-seeking ancient Greek cultures. The Iliad dramatizes and cathartically purges not only strife within and between generations but knowledge of sacrificial parenting. Holway's analysis... more...

  • Book of Alexander the Greatby Richard Stoneman

    I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 14.95

    The Book of Alexander the Great - or the Phyllada - has for three centuries been the most popular account of Alexander's career in modern Greece. After circulating in manuscript form, it was first published in 1680 in Venice, and has been continuously in print in Greek ever since. The Phyllada broadly follows the structure of the ancient Alexander... more...

  • Byzantine Imperial Guardsmen 925-1025: The Taghmata and Imperial Guardby Raffaele d'Amato

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 14.95

    The hundred-year period ending in 1025, from the reign of the Emperor Constantine VII to that of Basil II 'the Bulgar-Slayer', encompassed the last great era of Byzantine aggression and dominance in the Near East and Balkans. During that time, a succession of soldier-emperors hallenged and defeated an array of opponents on land and at sea and reconquered... more...

  • The Byzantine Worldby Paul Stephenson

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 56.95

    The Byzantine World presents the latest insights of the leading scholars in the fields of Byzantine studies, history, art and architectural history, literature, and theology. Those who know little of Byzantine history, culture and civilization between AD 700 and 1453 will find overviews and distillations, while those who know much already will be... more...

  • Byzantine authorsby J.W. Nesbitt

    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...

  • Byzantiumby Judith Herrin

    Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 17.58

    For a thousand years an extraordinary empire made possible Europe?s transition to the modern world: Byzantium. An audacious and resilient but now little known society, it combined orthodox Christianity with paganism, classical Greek learning with Roman power, to produce a great and creative civilization which for centuries held in check the armies... more...