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  • Greek Historiographyby Thomas F. Scanlon

    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...

  • Athens and Spartaby Anton Powell

    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...

  • The Hellenistic World from Alexander to the Roman Conquestby M. M. Austin

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 44.00

    New, enlarged, and comprehensively revised edition of the seminal sourcebook on the Hellenistic period. more...

  • Paideia : The Ideals of Greek Culture Volume IIIby Werner Jaeger; Gilbert Highet

    Oxford University Press 1986; US$ 36.00 US$ 32.40

    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...

  • Pausaniasby Robert Pausanias; Susan E. Alcock; John F. Cherry; JaS Elsner

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 34.99 US$ 31.49

    A collection of specially commissioned essays addressing the most important travel book to survive from antiquity. Pausanias' "Guide to Greece" has for centuries been the key source for archaeologists and art historians researching the monuments and landscape of ancient Greece more...

  • Economy and Society in the Age of Justinianby Peter Sarris

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 37.00

    Examines the social and economic context of the reign of the Emperor Justinian (527?65). more...

  • Thucydides and the Philosophical Origins of Historyby Darien Shanske

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 37.00

    Darien Shanske analyzes the difficult language and structure of Thucydides' History. more...

  • Greeceby Zoran Pavlovic

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 30.00

    The information-packed volumes in this series provide comprehensive overviews of each nation's people, geography, history, government, economy, and culture. Abundant full-color illustrations guide the reader on a voyage of discovery, and maps reflect current political boundaries. Written by the most experienced professors teaching world regional... more...

  • Symeonis Magistri et Logothetae Chroniconby Bengt Martin Staffan Wahlgren

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 254.69

    This is the first volume of a two-volume edition of the Chronicle by Symeon Logothetes (10 th cent.), one of the main sources for Middle Byzantine history. The text is presented here in a critical edition for the first time. All the manuscripts are described, and the relationships between them re-defined. Navigation through the volume is... more...

  • The Alexiadby Anna Comnena

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 3.99

    “The Alexiad” is a spectacular narrative that illustrates the mega events during the reign of Byzantine Emperor Alexius I. Here, Comnena describes the political and military history of her country. She starts with the account of the rebellion through which her father ascended the throne. It also gives point of view of the royal family regarding... more...