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  • The Byzantine Warsby John Haldon

    The History Press 2013; US$ 18.94

    A history of the wars between Byzantium and its numerous foes - the Goths, Arabs, Slavs, Crusaders and Ottoman Turks. By the middle of the sixth century the Byzantine emperor rules a mighty empire that straddled Europe, Asia and North Africa. Within 100 years, this powerful empire had been cut in half. Two centuries later the Byzantine empire was once... more...

  • Byzantiumby John Haldon

    The History Press 2005; US$ 18.94

    John Haldon's beautifully illustrated book tracks the checkered history of an oriental enigma, a 'lost empire' which stood for 1,000 years against the might of Islam. He retells the story of the cycle of conquest and re-conquest of its lands by Goths, Arabs, Slavs, and Crusaders, and finally its complete destruction by the Ottoman Turks in 1453. more...

  • On Justice, Power, and Human Natureby Thucydides; Paul Woodruff

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1993; US$ 10.95

    Designed for students with little or no background in ancient Greek language and culture, this collection of extracts from The History of the Peloponnesian War includes those passages that shed most light on Thucydides? political theory?famous as well as important but lesser-known pieces frequently overlooked by nonspecialists. Newly translated into... more...

  • The Tomb of Agamemnonby Cathy Gere

    Profile Books 2011; US$ 11.98

    From Homer to Himmler, from Thucydides to Freud, Mycenae has occupied a singular place in the western imagination. Gere takes us from the Cult of the Hero that sprung up in the shadow of the great burned walls in the eighth century BC, to Agamemnon's twentieth-century reincarnation as an Aryan military genius and to the distinctly anti-heroic conclusions... more...

  • The History of the Peloponnesian Warby Thucydides; Richard Crawley

    The Floating Press 2008; US$ 7.99

    Written by Thucydides around 400 AD, The History of the Peloponnesian War is a meticulous account by the Athenian general of the extended struggle that raged between Athens and Sparta for the better part of twenty years. Thucydides eschews the romance of heroics and dramatics and his precise and thorough account of the ill-fated conflict is one of... more...

  • Dionysos und seine Gefolgschaft: Weibliche Besessenheitskulte in der griechischen Antikeby Judith Behnk

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 30.95

    Sie zerreißen Tiere mit bloßen Händen, lassen Milch mit einem Schlag aus einem unbelebten Felsen fließen und säugen wilde Tiere. Ganze Landstriche sollen sie in Angst und Schrecken versetzt haben - Die Mänaden - Die heiligen Anhängerinnen des Dionysos. So beschreibt es jedenfalls der antike Autor Euripides. Klingt wie ein Märchen, aber über Hunderte... more...

  • Mykonos Sightsby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    This illustrated Travel Guide is a part of the Mobi Sights series, our concise guides that only feature the most essential information on city attractions. This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. Inside you will find a locator map and a list of top attractions linked to individual... more...

  • Athens Sightsby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    This illustrated Travel Guide is a part of the Mobi Sights series, our concise guides that only feature the most essential information on city attractions. This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. Inside you will find a locator map and a list of top attractions linked to individual... more...

  • Ionien - Brücke zum Orientby Wolfram Hoepfner

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2012; US$ 45.79

    Die Perle Griechenlands Ionische Städte wie Ephesos zählen zu den schönsten archäologischen Sehenswürdigkeiten der Ägäis. In der Antike waren sie das Tor Griechenlands zum Orient und Drehscheibe für Wissen und Handel. Sein Name sollte für alle Zeiten unsterblich sein. Dieses größenwahnsinnige Ziel vor Augen, zündete ein Grieche im 4. Jahrhundert... more...

  • British Campaigns in the South Atlantic 1805-1807by J. D. Grainger

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 18.99

    Between 1805 and 1807 the British mounted several expeditions into the South Atlantic aimed at weakening Napoleon's Spanish and Dutch allies. The targets were the Dutch colony on South Africa's Cape of Good Hope, which potentially threatened British shipping routes to India, and the Spanish colonies in the Rio de la Plata basin (now parts of... more...