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  • A Companion to Livyby Bernard Mineo

    Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00

    A Companion to Livy features a collection of essays representing the most up-to-date international scholarship on the life and works of the Roman historian Livy. Features contributions from top Livian scholars from around the world Presents for the first time a new interpretation of Livy's historical philosophy, which represents a key to an overall... more...

  • Roots of Ancient Greek Civilizationby Harald Haarmann

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 55.00

    Contrary to a prevalent belief of the Western world, that democracy, agriculture, theater and the arts were the attainments of Classical Greek civilization, these were actually a Bronze Age fusion of earlier European concepts and Hellenic ingenuity. This work considers both the multicultural wellspring from which these ideas flowed and their ready... more...

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

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 35.17

    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...

  • Ionien ? Brücke zum Orientby Wolfram Hoepfner

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2011; US$ 25.36

    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...

  • The War of the Three Godsby Peter Crawford

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 24.95

    The War of the Three Gods is a military history of the Near and Middle East in the seventh century?with its chief focus on the reign of the Eastern Roman Emperor Heraclius (AD 610?641)?a pivotal and dramatic time in world history. The Eastern Roman Empire was brought to the very brink of extinction by the Sassanid Persians before Heraclius managed... more...

  • Alexandria: City of Gifts and Sorrowsby A. J. Polyzoides

    Sussex Academic Press 2014; US$ 24.99

    Alexandria: City of Gifts and Sorrows is a historical journey from the third century to the multiethnic metropolis of the 20th century, bringing together two diverse histories of the city. Ancient Alexandria was built by the Greek Ptolemies who completed the grand library and museum, which functioned as a university with the emphasis on science.... more...

  • Städtische Eliten im römischen Makedonienby Jens Bartels

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 196.00

    Using the Roman province of Macedonia as an example, this work presents a critical analysis of the generally held opinion among social historians that the society of the Roman Empire was based on a class system. An analysis of the sources, mostly inscriptions, reveals that ? in contrast to the situation elsewhere in the Empire ? here there is no evidence... more...

  • Crete 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...

  • Rhodes 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...

  • The Sanctuary of Demeter and Koreby Nancy Bookidis

    The American School of Classical Studies at Athens 2010; US$ 75.00

    The fifth part of the Corinth volume dedicated to the Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore publishes the large-scale terracotta sculpture found in the sanctuary. Extending from the late 7th through the 4th century B.C., the sculpture consists of fragments from 132 to as many as 147 statues, from half- to nearly life-size. These are, for the most part, statues... more...