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  • 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...

  • The Usable Pastby K. S. Brown; Yannis Hamilakis

    Lexington Books 2002; US$ 39.99

    In this volume, K.S. Brown and Yannis Hamilakis bring together scholars of history, archaeology, and anthropology to explore the located and contextual nature of historical narratives through the lens of twentieth-century Greece. more...

  • Pilgrims and Pilgrimage in Ancient Greeceby Matthew Dillon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This volume explores the religious motivations for pilgrimage and reveals the main preoccupations of worshippers in Ancient Greece. Dillon examines the main sanctuaries of Delphi, Epidauros and Olympia, as well as the less well-known oracle of Didyma in Asia Minor and the festivals at the Isthmus of Corinth. He discusses the modes of travel to the... more...

  • Time, Tradition and Society in Greek Archaeologyby Nigel Spencer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Time, Tradition and Society in Greek Archaeology is an innovative volume which examines the relevance of archaeological theory to classical archaeology. It offers a wideranging overview of classical archaeology, from the Bronze Age to the Classical period and from mainland Greece to Cyprus. Within this framework Spencer examines many of the issues... more...

  • Byzantiumby John Haldon

    The History Press 2005; US$ 18.94

    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 Turks in 1453. more...

  • Michaelis Pselli Chronographiaby Diether Roderich Reinsch

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 224.00

    The new critical edition of Michael Psellos? Chronographia takes into account the entire scholarly work on this text since 1874 in a critical apparatus and a separate text-critical commentary. Compared to previous editions, it provides an improved text, suggesting many new readings. Comprehensive indices facilitate the search within... more...

  • Death in Byzantium - Box Setby M.E. Mayer

    Head of Zeus 2013; US$ 10.19

    Four novels from the Death in Byzantium crime series. Set in the splendour and squalor of sixth century Constantinople following a slave who has risen to become the right hand of the great Emperor Justinian. more...

  • The Franks in the Aegeanby Peter Lock

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 81.95

    Despite the enormous literature on the crusades, the Frankish states in the Aegean (set up in the wake of the Fourth Crusade in 1204) have been seriously neglected by modern historians. Yet their history is both compelling in itself - these were the last crusader states to be set up in the eastern Mediterranean and among the last to fall to the Turks... more...

  • Explore Ancient Greece!by Carmella Van Vleet; Alex Kim

    Nomad Press 2008; US$ 9.99

    Investigate the fascinating civilization of ancient Greece through 25 hands-on projects and activities for young readers ages 6-9. Kids learn about ancient Greek homes, food, playtime, clothing, conquests, arts and entertainment, gods, and more. Activities range from fashioning a model oil lamp from clay to building a courtyard column and constructing... more...

  • The Pan Principleby Fiona Pitt-Kethley

    Arcadia Books Limited 2014; US$ 4.36

    The Pan Principle is the story of a woman's travels in search of a variety of sites sacret to god Pan in Greece. Pan, half-goat, half-man, is the only god who is said by the ancients to have died. The mystery of his supposed death is discussed as the various shrines and areas connected to him are examined. His earliest territory was the little-visited... more...