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Greece

  • The Historiesby Agathias; Joseph D. C. Frendo; Joseph D. C. Frendo

    De Gruyter 1975; US$ 196.00

    Das Corpus Fontium Historiae Byzantinae umfasst Texte der byzantinischen Historiografen und Chronisten sowie andere historisch relevante Dokumente vom 4. bis 15. Jahrhundert. Das Hauptgewicht jeder Ausgabe liegt in der Erstellung eines kritischen Textes auf der Basis der gesamten handschriftlichen Überlieferung; neben mehreren Apparaten... more...

  • From Agent to Spectatorby Emily Allen-Hornblower

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 112.00

    Das Ziel der neuen Reihe und der zugehörigen Zeitschrift Trends in Classics ist es, fachübergreifende Studien aus allen Bereichen der Klassischen Philologien zu versammeln, die in innovativer Weise Theorien und Methoden benachbarter Disziplinen wie Narratologie, Intertextualitätsforschung, Rezeptionsästhetik und oral poetics in ihren... more...

  • The Fall of Constantinople to the Ottomansby Michael Angold

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The fall of Constantinople to the Ottomans in 1453 marked the end of a thousand years of the Christian Roman Empire. Thereafter, world civilisation began a process of radical change. The West came to identify itself as Europe; the Russians were set on the path of autocracy; the Ottomans were transformed into a world power while the Greeks were left... more...

  • Crete 1941 - Germany's Lightning Airborne Assaultby Peter Antill

    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...

  • Public and Performance in the Greek Theatreby Peter D. Arnott

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 48.95

    Peter Arnott discusses Greek drama not as an antiquarian study but as a living art form. He removes the plays from the library and places them firmly in the theatre that gave them being. Invoking the practical realities of stagecraft, he illuminates the literary patterns of the plays, the performance disciplines, and the audience responses. Each... more...

  • Turkish-Greek Relationsby Mustafa Aydin; Kostas Ifantis

    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...

  • The Hellenistic Periodby Roger S. Bagnall; Peter Derow

    Wiley 2008; US$ 157.95 US$ 142.16

    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...

  • The Ancient Greeks For Dummiesby Stephen Batchelor

    Wiley 2011; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.50

    The civilisation of the Ancient Greeks has been immensely influential on the language, politics, educational systems, philosophy, science and arts of Western culture. As well as instigating itself as the birthplace of the Olympics, Ancient Greece is famous for its literature, philosophy, mythology and the beautiful architecture- to which thousands... more...

  • Creteby Antony Beevor

    Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 13.99

    Acclaimed historian and best-selling author Antony Beevor vividly brings to life the epic struggles that took place in Second World War Crete - reissued with a new introduction. 'The best book we have got on Crete' Observer The Germans expected their airborne attack on Crete in 1941 - a unique event in the history of warfare - to be a textbook... more...

  • Byzantium and the Emergence of Muslim-Turkish Anatolia, ca. 1040-1130by Alexander Daniel Beihammer

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The arrival of the Seljuk Turks in Anatolia forms an indispensable part of modern Turkish discourse on national identity, but Western scholars, by contrast, have rarely included the Anatolian Turks in their discussions about the formation of European nations or the transformation of the Near East. The Turkish penetration of Byzantine Asia Minor is... more...