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  • Gottes Werk und Teufels Wirkenby Bettina Krönung

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    The volume provides the first comprehensive presentation of imaginary phenomena such as dreams and visions in early Byzantine monastic literature. Drawing on a broad range of sources, it examines imaginary experiences according to their literary expression and the cultural historical background they reflect, thus offering profound insights into the... more...

  • Athen und Spartaby Raimund Schulz

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 16.03

    Die Spannungen zwischen Athen und Sparta, den beiden Großmächten Griechenlands im 5. und 4. Jahrhundert v. Chr., führten schließlich zum Peloponnesischen Krieg (431?404), einem Wendepunkt der griechischen Geschichte. Raimund Schulz erläutert zunächst die außenpolitischen Voraussetzungen, die Athen die Herrschaft über das Meer einbrachten. Er beleuchtet... more...

  • Philipp II und Alexander der Großeby Johannes Engels; Uwe Puschner; Kai Brodersen; Martin Kintzinger

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 16.03

    Dieses Buch bietet einen Überblick über eine zentrale Epoche der europäischen Geschichte. Mit Philipp II. von Makedonien begann eine nicht nur für Griechenland einzigartige neue Zeit. Zielstrebig, als Feldherr, Staatsmann und Diplomat gleichermaßen überragend, legte Philipp die machtpolitischen Grundlagen für das Werk seines Sohnes. Alexander der Große... more...

  • Griechische Frühgeschichte bis 500 v. Chr.by Josef Fischer; Kai Brodersen

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 16.03

    Die minoische Kultur auf Kreta und die mykenische Zivilisation in Griechenland bildeten die beiden ersten Hochkulturen auf europäischem Boden. In einem einzigartigen historischen Prozess entwickelte sich hier im 2. Jahrtausend v.Chr. eine ägäische Großmacht, die bis heute zum Urbild und Grundmuster aller demokratischen Staatswesen werden sollte. In... more...

  • Rhetoric of Manhoodby Joseph Roisman

    University of California Press 2005; US$ 15.95

    The concept of manhood was immensely important in ancient Athens, shaping its political, social, legal, and ethical systems. This book, a groundbreaking study of manhood in fourth-century Athens, is the first to provide a comprehensive examination of notions about masculinity found in the Attic orators, who represent one of the most important sources... more...

  • Paideia : The Ideals of Greek Culture Volume IIIby Werner Jaeger; Gilbert Highet

    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...

  • Pausaniasby Robert Pausanias; Susan E. Alcock; John F. Cherry; JaS Elsner

    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...

  • The Hellenistic World from Alexander to the Roman Conquestby M. M. Austin

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 41.00

    New, enlarged, and comprehensively revised edition of the seminal sourcebook on the Hellenistic period. more...

  • Economy and Society in the Age of Justinianby Peter Sarris

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 36.00

    Examines the social and economic context of the reign of the Emperor Justinian (527?65). more...

  • Palace of Minos at Knossosby Chris Scarre

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 22.99

    Discusses the ancient Minoan civilization of Knossos, Crete, as manifested by the excavations of that city by the archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans. more...