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- De Gruyter 1999; US$ 133.00
Thukydides ist zwar einer der meistbehandelten Autoren der Antike, aber an zahlreichen Problemen, die sein politisches Denken berühren, ist die Forschung vorbeigegangen. Eine genaue Untersuchung der Stellung etwa, die er in der von seinen Zeitgenossen lebhaft geführten Debatte über verschiedene Verfassungsformen einnahm, liegt bisher nicht... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00
The 7-8th centuries are commonly believed tohave beena stagnant phase of Byzantine historiography. This book investigates the writing of history in Greek and Syriacduring this period through the study of four later chronicles which used lost 7-8th-century sources. The materials shared by these texts shed light on the sources themselves... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 98.00
This book examines the Babylonian backgroundof melothesia, the science of charting zodiac influences on the human body, which transformed older divination by connecting astrology with medical techniques. Special attention is given to a text from late-5th-century Uruk, which is argued to be an important representative of this new approach... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 210.00
The new critical edition of Michael Psellos? Chronographia takes into account the entire scholarly work on this text since 1874 in a critical apparatus and a separate text-critical commentary. Compared to previous editions, it provides an improved text, suggesting many new readings. Comprehensive indices facilitate the search within... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95
Byzantium was dismissed by Gibbon, in the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, and his Victorian successors as a decadent, dark, oriental culture, given up to intrigue, forbidden pleasure and refined cruelty. This great empire, founded by Constantine as the seat of power in the East began to flourish in the fifth century AD, after the fall of Rome,... more...
- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2015; US$ 29.27
In keinem Land der Welt wird so viel ausgegraben wie in Deutschland. Etwa 2000 Fundplätze fördern unablässig Überraschungen und Sensationen zu Tage. Und immer noch sind über 90 % der archäologischen Schätze des Landes unentdeckt. Moorleichen, Mörder, die ersten Künstler der Welt, grausame Schlachten, versunkene Schiffe und geheime Fluchttunnel: Immer... more...
- Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 18.99
Over the years, some 20,000 books and articles have been written about Alexander the Great, the vast majority hailing him as possibly the greatest general that ever lived. Richard A. Gabriel, however, argues that, while Alexander was clearly a succesful soldier-adventurer, the evidence of real greatness is simply not there. The author presents... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 44.00
New, enlarged, and comprehensively revised edition of the seminal sourcebook on the Hellenistic period. more...
- Oxford University Press 1986; US$ 36.00
Werner Jaeger's classic three-volume work, originally published in 1939, is now available in paperback. Paideia, the shaping of Greek character through a union of civilization, tradition, literature, and philosophy is the basis for Jaeger's evaluation of Hellenic culture. Volume I describes the foundation, growth, and crisis of Greek culture during... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 34.99
A collection of specially commissioned essays addressing the most important travel book to survive from antiquity. Pausanias' "Guide to Greece" has for centuries been the key source for archaeologists and art historians researching the monuments and landscape of ancient Greece more...