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  • "Über die Alpen und über den Rhein..."by Gustav Adolf Lehmann; Rainer Wiegels

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    The essays in this volume offer an inventory of the most recent discoveries and findings on Roman-Germanic confrontations during the early and middle phases of the Augustinian Principate. The time frame extends to the soldier-emperor Maximinus?s major campaigns in Germania in 235 AD. more...

  • Gods, Heroes, And Philosophersby Christopher Bonanos

    Kensington 2005; US$ 13.99

    Here are some of the reasons to be proud to be Greek: ? Alexander the Greet, greatest conqueror of them all ? Olympic games, past and present ? Olympia Dukakis, George Stephanopolous, and Yanni ? Birth of democracy, cradle of western civilization ? Aesop's wise and winning fables ? Warm souvlaki, cold retsina ? And every Greek diner you ever... more...

  • History of the Peloponnesian Warby Thucydides; Richard Crawley

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 11.95

    One of the world's great history books and the first true historical narrative of Western literature, Thucydides' chronicle of the disastrous 27-year conflict between Athens and Sparta resonates with tales of heroism and villainy, deeds of courage and desperation, and the eternal folly of human conflict. Scrupulously impartial and accurate. 5 maps.... more...

  • John Skylitzes: A Synopsis of Byzantine History, 811?1057by John Skylitzes; John Wortley

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 36.00

    The first complete English translation of John Skylitzes' Middle Byzantine chronicle, with introductions and notes, first published in 2010. more...

  • Margins and Metropolisby Judith Herrin

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 27.95

    This volume explores the political, cultural, and ecclesiastical forces that linked the metropolis of Byzantium to the margins of its far-flung empire. Focusing on the provincial region of Hellas and Peloponnesos in central and southern Greece, Judith Herrin shows how the prestige of Constantinople was reflected in the military, civilian, and ecclesiastical... more...

  • The Ariadne Objectiveby Wes Davis

    Crown/Archetype 2013; US$ 26.00

    The incredible true story of the World War II spies, including Patrick Leigh Fermor and John Pendlebury, who fought to save Crete and block Hitler's march to the East. In the bleakest years of World War II, when it appeared that nothing could slow the German army, Hitler set his sights on the Mediterranean island of Crete, the ideal staging ground... more...

  • Space and Time in Mediterranean Prehistoryby Stella Souvatzi; Athena Hadji

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Space and Time in Mediterranean Prehistory addresses these two concepts as interrelated, rather than as separate categories, and as a means for understanding past social relations at different scales. The need for this volume was realised through four main observations: the ever growing interest in space and spatiality across the social sciences;... more...

  • The Fall of Constantinople to the Ottomansby Michael Angold

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    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...

  • Atlantis and the Silver Cityby Peter Daughtrey

    Pegasus Books 2013; US$ 24.99

    History?s most intriguing mystery may have been solved?recently unearthed evidence points towards the real location of the ancient, lost city of Atlantis. More than 2,000 years ago Plato laid down around a hundred cryptic clues about the location of the lost world of Atlantis. Since then countless experts have tried to crack Plato?s code. Some... more...

  • The Balkan Wars, 1912-1913by Jacob Gould Schurman

    The Floating Press 1916; US$ 7.99

    The changes made in the map of Europe by the Balkan Wars of 1912-1913 were not merely the occasion but a cause and probably the most potent, and certainly the most urgent, of all the causes that led to the World War which raged with such titanic fury from the summer of 1914. Had the Balkan Allies after their triumph over Turkey not fallen out amongst... more...