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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Arcadia Books Limited 2014; US$ 14.57
The Pan Principle is the story of a woman's travels in search of a variety of sites sacret to god Pan in Greece. Pan, half-goat, half-man, is the only god who is said by the ancients to have died. The mystery of his supposed death is discussed as the various shrines and areas connected to him are examined. His earliest territory was the little-visited... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
Aristocratic Society in Ancient Crete , first published in 1955, investigates the emergence and progress of Dorian society on Crete from the 8 th century BC onwards. The major contribution of Cretan culture in this period was in the field of law ? law and order are traditionally linked, and Dorian Crete remained steadfast in its pursuit of order.... more...
- Primus Verlag 2011; US$ 12.56
Hauptbeschreibung Von Alexander dem Großen existieren heute viele Bilder: Er ist Endecker, Forscher, Eroberer, Kulturbringer, Städtegründer, Zerstörer, Segen und Geißel der Menschheit. Nach Meinung der einen betrieb er die Aussöhnung des Westens mit dem Osten, öffnete Europa den Zugang zu einer neuen Welt, nach Meinung der anderen vernichtete er... more...
- Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 27.18
Alkibiades (451?404 v. Chr.) ist die wohl spektakulärste Figur in der Geschichte des spätklassischen Athen. In der Zeit des Peloponnesischen Krieges wechselte er mehrmals die Seiten und beeinflusste den Kriegsverlauf entscheidend. Stärker als irgendein Zeitgenosse repräsentiert dieser Prototyp eines skrupellosen Machtmenschen die Konflikte und Widersprüche... more...