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  • Time, Tradition and Society in Greek Archaeologyby Nigel Spencer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Classical archaeology is examined in the light of current theoretical archaeology and anthropology, so making it more relevant and valuable to the study of archaeology in the 1990s. An innovative and wide-ranging overview of the subject. more...

  • Byzantiumby John F 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...

  • Franks in the Aegean, Theby 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...

  • Thebes in the Fifth Century: Heracles Resurgentby Nancy Demand

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    In the fifth century BC Thebes, faced with the challenges presented by defeat and disgrace in the Persian Wars ? it had sided with the invaders ? succeeded not only in regaining its former prominence, but also in laying the groundwork for its hegemony of Greece in the early part of the fourth century. In Thebes in the Fifth Century , first published... more...

  • Aristocratic Society in Ancient Creteby R. F. Willetts

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    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...

  • Alexiad Of The Princess Anna Comnenaby Dawes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 345.00

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. 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 Argolidby Richard A Tomlinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    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...

  • A Rope of Vinesby Brenda Chamberlain; Shani Rhys James

    Parthian Books 2009; US$ 4.99

    A beautiful and personal account, this memoir recalls the time spent by Brenda Chamberlain on the Greek Island of Ydra in the early 1960s. Sea and harbor, mountain and monastery, her neighbors and friends are unforgettably pictured; these were the realities outside herself while within there was a conflict of emotion and warring desires. Joy and woe... more...

  • Late Classical and Early Hellenistic Corinth, 338-196 BCby Michael D. Dixon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Late Classical and Early Hellenistic Corinth, 338-196 B.C. challenges the perception that the Macedonians' advent and continued presence in Corinth amounted to a loss of significance and autonomy. Immediately after Chaironeia, Philip II and his son Alexander III established close relations with Corinth and certain leading citizens on the basis of... more...