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  • The Dorian Aegean (Routledge Revivals)by Elizabeth M. Craik

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This wide-ranging yet detailed study describes and assesses the many-faceted cultural achievement of an area remote from Athens, the Dorian islands. Elizabeth Craik?s scholarship sets this lively outlying region of the ancient Greek world ? which included Rhodes, Kos, Karpathos, Melos, and Thera ? in the perspective of Greek civilization as a whole,... more...

  • Das archaische Kretaby Gunnar Seelentag

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 130.59

    Das archaische Kreta bietet die besten Voraussetzungen für eine Fallstudie zu Institutionalisierungsprozessen im frühen Griechenland. Neben literarischen und archäologischen Zeugnissen werfen insbesondere die zahlreichen Inschriften aus dem 7. bis 5. Jh. Licht auf zentrale Fragen der Epoche. Dazu gehören beispielsweise die Herausbildung... 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 US$ 36.08

    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$ 30.96

    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$ 30.09

    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 US$ 30.34

    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 US$ 30.34

    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$ 260.21

    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...