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  • 92 Acharnon Streetby John Lucas

    Eland Publishing 2012; US$ 19.99

    Greece has always had its admirers, though none seems to have cherished the Athenian tavernas, the murderous traffic and the jaded prostitutes, the petty bureaucratic tyrannies, the street noise and the heroic individualists with the irony and detachment of John Lucas. 92 Acharnon Street is a gritty portrait of a dirty city and a wayward country. Yet... more...

  • Back to the Beginningby I. Schoep; P. Tomkins; J. M. Driessen

    Oxbow Books 2011; US$ 37.18

    Ever since their first discovery, more than a century ago, the Minoan Palaces have dominated scholarship on the Cretan Bronze Age. Opinion long held that their first appearance, seemingly at the beginning of the Middle Bronze Age, marked a pivotal transformation point, during which the simple, egalitarian societies of the Early Bronze Age were transformed... more...

  • Sailing to Classical Greeceby Olga Palagia; Hans Rupprecht Goette

    Oxbow Books 2011; US$ 23.24

    This volume of 15 papers is a tribute to Petros Themelis for his significant contribution to Greek archaeology and especially to the excavation, study and conservation to the ancient site of Messene in the Peloponnese. An international cast of scholars has contributed essays on a wide range of subjects (Greek sculpture, epigraphy and architecture),... more...

  • Political Economies of the Aegean Bronze Ageby Daniel J. Pullen

    Oxbow Books 2010; US$ 27.88

    This volume brings together an international group of researchers to address how Mycenaean and Minoan states controlled the economy. The contributions, originally delivered at the 2007 Langford Conference at the Florida State University, examine the political economies of state (and pre-state) entities within the Aegean Bronze Age, including the issues... more...

  • The Byzantine Warsby John Haldon

    The History Press 2008; US$ 7.99

    By the middle of the sixth century the Byzantine emperor ruled 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 again a power to be reckoned with, and soon recovered its position as the paramount East Mediterranean and Balkan... more...

  • Gottes Werk und Teufels Wirkenby Bettina Krönung

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 168.00

    Die Millennium-Studien wollen Grenzen überschreiten, Grenzen zwischen den Epochen und regionalen Räumen wie auch Grenzen zwischen den Disziplinen. Millennium ist international, transdisziplinär und epochenübergreifend ausgerichtet. Das Herausgebergremium und der Beirat repräsentieren ein breites Spektrum von Fächern: Kunst- und literaturwissenschaftliche... more...

  • Macedonian Imperialismby Pierre Jouguet

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Originally published between 1920-70, The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize the most up to date findings and theories of historians,... more...

  • Perikles and his Circleby Anthony J. Podlecki

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Perikles, the creator of the reputation of Classical Athens was an enigmatic figure. This book traces Perikles' development from a somewhat hesitant, though left-leaning politician, to a mature statesman fully committed to expanding Athens' maritime empire and using the material benefits of that empire to improve the ordinary lives of Athenian citizens.... more...

  • Moni Odigitriaby Andonis Vasilakis; Keith Branigan

    INSTAP Academic Press 2010; US$ 40.00

    This volume presents the final report on the excavation of two Prepalatial tholos tombs and their associated remains at Chatzinas Liophyto near the Moni Odigitria (monastery) in south-central Crete. The grave goods and burial remains include pottery, metal objects, chipped stones, stone vases, gold and stone jewelry, sealstones, and human skeletal... more...

  • Archaeological Survey of the Gournia Landscapeby L. Vance Watrous; Donald Haggis; Krzysztof Nowicki

    INSTAP Academic Press 2012; US$ 40.00

    A regional survey was undertaken in the central part of the Mirabello Bay area: along the northeastern coast of Crete in the Gournia Valley and the northern half of the Isthmus of Ierapetra, ending in the valley of Episkopi, to provide a regional context for the Bronze Age palace and settlement of Gournia. As this survey was the last and geographically... more...