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  • Griechische Geschichteby Wolfgang Schuller

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2008; US$ 521.00

    zur fünften Auflage "Der Forschungsbericht ist im deutschsprachigen Raum ohne Beispiel ... verfasst wurde er von einem zupackenden Autor, der erfreulicherweise trotz aller gebotenen, mitunter gewaltsamen Kürze mit wachem Blick aufs Methodische sein eigenes Urteil an vielen Stellen deutlich macht." Peter Siewert, Historische Zeitschrift "Die Griechische... more...

  • Geschichte des Hellenismusby Heinz Heinen

    C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 8.41

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 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...

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

    Nomad Press 2008; US$ 9.95

    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...

  • 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...