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  • Geschichte des Hellenismusby Hans-Joachim Gehrke

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2008; US$ 521.00

    Hans-Joachim Gehrkes Buch erschließt die Epoche des Hellenismus von Alexander dem Großen bis zum Tod der ägyptischen Königin Kleopatra VII. (336-30 v. Chr.). Aufgrund aktueller wissenschaftlicher Interessen und Tendenzen widmet die überarbeitete Auflage den kulturellen Beziehungen zwischen den Griechen und den anderen Bevölkerungsgruppen, besonders... more...

  • Der König und sein Landby Christian Mileta

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 84.00

    Der Autor legt die erste eigenständige Studie zum königlichen Gebiet (auch: Königsland) im Hellenismus vor. Am Beispiel des königlichen Gebietes von Kleinasien zeigt er, wie Alexander der Grosse und die nachfolgenden Monarchen bzw. die jeweiligen Reichs- und Provinzverwaltungen die riesigen ländlich?indigen geprägten Territorien der hellenistischen... more...

  • Die Münzprägung von Maroneiaby

    De Gruyter 1987; US$ 196.00

    Griechisches Muenzwerk, Die Muenzpraegung Von Maroneia: Textband Und Tafelband (Schriften zur Geschichte und Kultur der Antike) more...

  • La ?descrizione dei tempi? all?alba dell?espansione islamicaby Maria Conterno

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    The 7-8th centuries are commonly believed tohave beena stagnant phase of Byzantine historiography. This book investigates the writing of history in Greek and Syriacduring this period through the study of four later chronicles which used lost 7-8th-century sources. The materials shared by these texts shed light on the sources themselves and on the practice... more...

  • Geschichte des Hellenismusby Heinz Heinen

    C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 7.46

    Der Band bietet im ersten Teil einen Überblick über die politische Geschichte der Zeit von Alexander bis Kleopatra (336?30 v. Chr.). Die Darstellung umfaßt im einzelnen: die Eroberung des Perserreiches durch Alexander, die Aufteilung des Reiches nach seinem Tod unter den makedonischen Generälen, die Geschichte der Diadochendynastien zwischen Adria... more...

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

    Lexington Books 2002; US$ 34.99

    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

    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...

  • Michaelis Pselli Chronographiaby Diether Roderich Reinsch

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 210.00

    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...

  • 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...