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- John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2008; US$ 21.99
Frommer's. The best trips start here. Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer.:. ;. Frank advice on choosing the best islands for your needs. ;. Outspoken opinions on what's worth your time an more...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 48.99
An innovative, extensively illustrated study examining how classical antiquities and archaeology contributed to the production of the modern Greek nation and its national imagination, and how, in return, national imagination has created and shaped classical antiquities and archaeological practice from the nineteenth century to the present. - ;This... more...
- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 307.00
This is the first volume of a two-volume edition of the Chronicle by Symeon Logothetes (10th cent.), one of the main sources for Middle Byzantine history. The text is presented here in a critical edition for the first time. All the manuscripts are described, and the relationships between them re-defined. Navigation through the volume is facilitated... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 3.99
The Alexiad is a spectacular narrative that illustrates the mega events during the reign of Byzantine Emperor Alexius I. Here, Comnena describes the political and military history of her country. She starts with the account of the rebellion through which her father ascended the throne. It also gives point of view of the royal family regarding... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00
In a broad sweep, the Greek Studies treat important moments in Greek history from its beginnings up to the 4th century BC. Working in collaboration with the Old Testament scholar Klaus Seybold from Basle, particular attention is paid first to the comparison with parallel developments in Israel/ Judaea in order to bring out what was characteristic of... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 26.00
The first comprehensive study of Thucydides' presentation of Pericles' radical redefinition of the city of Athens during the Peloponnesian War. more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 64.99
Thucydides' account of the war between Athens and Sparta is the first great work of political history and still a fundamental text for political science and international relations today; it is also a compelling story, full of vivid characters and tragic miscalculations. This collection of essays is designed to accompany, instruct, and stimulate... more...
- Algora Publishing 2009; US$ 32.95
Early Greek history as found in the textbooks leaves spurious dark age gaps where the evidence fails to match historians' fixed ideas. Dramatic claims regarding everything from the Trojan War to the Mask of Agamemnon are argued in detail from both an archaeological and a literary perspective, unraveling historical conundrums... more...