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  • Alkibiadesby Herbert Heftner

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 45.79

    Alkibiades (451-404 v. Chr.) ist die wohl spektakulärste Figur in der Geschichte des spätklassischen Athen. In der Zeit des Peloponnesischen Krieges wechselte er mehrmals die Seiten und beeinflusste den Kriegsverlauf entscheidend. Stärker als irgendein Zeitgenosse repräsentiert dieser Prototyp eines skrupellosen Machtmenschen die Konflikte und Widersprüche... more...

  • Amisos bis zur römischen Eroberung 71 v. Chr.: Samsun in alter Zeitby Aynur Keskin

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 27.77

    Amisos, an der Südküste des wunderbarsten Meeres von allen gelegen, dem Pontos Euxeinos, wie Herodot derart fasziniert dokumentierte, repräsentierte, wie auch Herakleia, Sinope, Themiskyra, Kerasus und Trapezus, eine wichtige Stadt im 5. Jh. v. Chr. Der Historiker, der eine Schiffsreise entlang des kleinasiatischen Strandes bis Kolchis unternommen... more...

  • Anna Komnene and Her Timesby Thalia Gouma-Peterson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    This significant critical anthology explores the life of Anna Komnene, the Byzantine context in which she wrote, and the impact of the Alexiad on her times and on subsequent historical works of literature. more...

  • Argos and the Argolid (Routledge Revivals)by Richard A Tomlinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Argos and the Argolid , first published in 1972, presents a study of the history and achievements of the Argives, who have hitherto been largely neglected: partly because Classical Argos is overshadowed by the legends of an earlier millennium, and partly because many of her monuments and records have been lost. Richard Tomlinson describes the region,... more...

  • Aristocratic Society in Ancient Crete (Routledge Revivals)by R. F. Willetts

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Aristocratic Society in Ancient Crete , first published in 1955, investigates the emergence and progress of Dorian society on Crete from the 8 th century BC onwards. The major contribution of Cretan culture in this period was in the field of law ? law and order are traditionally linked, and Dorian Crete remained steadfast in its pursuit of order.... more...

  • Athen und Spartaby Raimund Schulz; Kai Brodersen

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 171.66

    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...

  • Byzantine Readings of Ancient Historiansby Anthony Kaldellis

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The survival of ancient Greek historiography is largely due to its preservation by Byzantine copyists and scholars. This process entailed selection, adaptation, and commentary, which shaped the corpus of Greek historiography in its transmission. By investigating those choices, Kaldellis enables a better understanding of the reception and survival... more...

  • The Byzantine Warsby John Haldon

    The History Press 2013; US$ 18.94

    <div>A history of the wars between Byzantium and its numerous foes - the Goths, Arabs, Slavs, Crusaders and Ottoman Turks. By the middle of the sixth century the Byzantine emperor rules 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... more...

  • Byzantiumby John Haldon

    The History Press 2005; US$ 18.94

    <div>John Haldon's beautifully illustrated book tracks the checkered history of an oriental enigma, a 'lost empire' which stood for 1,000 years against the might of Islam. He retells the story of the cycle of conquest and re-conquest of its lands by Goths, Arabs, Slavs, and Crusaders, and finally its complete destruction by the Ottoman... more...

  • Byzanz 565-1453by Peter Schreiner

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 35.00

    Das Byzantinische Reich hat in seiner knapp tausendjährigen Geschichte die Entwicklung Europas wesentlich bestimmt und bis heute tiefgreifende kulturelle Spuren hinterlassen. Peter Schreiner betont die Rolle Byzanz? als Vermittler und Bewahrer antiker und christlicher Traditionen des Ostens und die Fähigkeit dieses Staates, sich immer wieder dem Wandel... more...