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- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 25.00
At the height of the Greek Civil War in 1948, thirty-eight thousand children were evacuated from their homes in the mountains of northern Greece. The Greek Communist Party relocated half of them to orphanages in Eastern Europe, while their adversaries in the national government placed the rest in children?s homes elsewhere in Greece. A point of contention... 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...
- Osprey Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 15.95
Operation Mercury , the German airborne assault on the island of Crete in May 1941, was the first strategic use of airborne forces in history. The assault began on 20 May, with landings near the island's key airports, and reinforcements the next day allowed the German forces to capture one end of the runway at Maleme. By 24 May, the Germans were... more...
- Osprey Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 13.95
The castles built by the Crusaders, Hospitallers, Venetians and Genoese in Cyprus, Greece, the Aegean, and on the Black Sea served to defend against a complex array of constantly changing threats: Mamluks, Catalan mercenaries, Ottoman Turks, Byzantines, independent Islamic states, Timur-i-Lenk, and widespread piracy, to name but few. The resulting... more...
- Hollitzer Wissenschaftsverlag 2014; US$ 28.38
Das neugriechische Schattentheater ist der letzte Zeuge einer einst im ganzen östlichen Mittelmeer verbreiteten Spieltätigkeit. Dieses fachlich scheinbar periphere Phänomen führt den Untersuchenden sehr bald schon in zentrale Bereiche von Theaterwissenschaft und Neogräzistik, wobei Walter Puchners Arbeit eine langjährige Lücke schließt, da die griechische... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 175.00
A significant contribution to the study of cross-cultural communication?and accommodation?in the ethnically, religiously and linguistically diverse world of the medieval Eastern Mediterranean as reflected in Byzantine, Latin and Islamic archival sources and chancery traditions. 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...
- Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2015; Not Available
Molly Greene provides a new interpretation of the Ottoman centuries, drawing extensively on recent Greek scholarship. Moving beyond old models of a cohesive and autonomous Greek community living behind communal walls, she demonstrates the variety of Greek experience under the sultans and asks what Ottoman subjecthood meant for Christians in general,... more...
- 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...