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- 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...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 34.99
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...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 37.00
Darien Shanske analyzes the difficult language and structure of Thucydides' History. more...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 253.71
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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 159.18
In a broad sweep, the Greek Studies treat important moments in Greek history from its beginnings up to the 4th century BC. Working in collaboration with the Old Testament scholar Klaus Seybold from Basle, particular attention is paid first to the comparison with parallel developments in Israel/ Judaea in order to bring out what was characteristic... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 37.00
The first comprehensive study of Thucydides' presentation of Pericles' radical redefinition of the city of Athens during the Peloponnesian War. more...
- Algora Publishing 2009; US$ 32.95
Early Greek history as found in the textbooks leaves spurious dark age gaps where the evidence fails to match historians' fixed ideas. Dramatic claims regarding everything from the Trojan War to the Mask of Agamemnon are argued in detail from both an archaeological and a literary perspective, unraveling historical conundrums... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
The History of the Peloponnesian War is an account of the Peloponnesian War in Ancient Greece, fought between the Peloponnesian League (led by Sparta) and the Delian League (led by Athens). It was written by Thucydides, an Athenian general who served in the war. It is widely considered a classic and regarded as one of the earliest scholarly works of... more...