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- Wiley 2014; US$ 30.95 US$ 26.99
Greece: A Short History of a Long Story presents a comprehensive overview of the history of Greece by exploring the continuity of Greek culture from its Neolithic origins to the modern era. Tells the story of Greece through individual personalities that inhabited various periods in the lengthy sweep of Greek history Uses an approach based... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 130.13
Das archaische Kreta bietet die besten Voraussetzungen für eine Fallstudie zu Institutionalisierungsprozessen im frühen Griechenland. Neben literarischen und archäologischen Zeugnissen werfen insbesondere die zahlreichen Inschriften aus dem 7. bis 5. Jh. Licht auf zentrale Fragen der Epoche. Dazu gehören beispielsweise die Herausbildung... more...
- INSTAP Academic Press 2014; US$ 36.00
This is the first of five planned volumes to present the primary archaeological report about the excavation of the cave of Hagios Charalambos in eastern Crete. The Minoans used this small cavern as an ossuary for the secondary burial of human remains and grave goods, primarily during the Early and Middle Bronze Age. The geography and geology surrounding... more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 69.95 US$ 60.62
This volume provides an accessible, comprehensive, and up-to-date survey of the ancient Greek genre of historical writing from its origins before Herodotus to the Greek historians of the Roman imperial era, seven centuries later. Focuses on the themes of power and human nature, causation, divine justice, leadership, civilization versus barbarism,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
This wide-ranging yet detailed study describes and assesses the many-faceted cultural achievement of an area remote from Athens, the Dorian islands. Elizabeth Craik?s scholarship sets this lively outlying region of the ancient Greek world ? which included Rhodes, Kos, Karpathos, Melos, and Thera ? in the perspective of Greek civilization as a whole,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95
Athens and Sparta is an essential handbook to the study of fifth century Greek history and society. It encourages the reader to engage critically with the evidence, presenting a wide selection of ancient source material along with clear analysis and narrative. This fully revised and updated second edition contains a new appendix on the controversy... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 44.00
New, enlarged, and comprehensively revised edition of the seminal sourcebook on the Hellenistic period. more...
- 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...