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  • The Struggle for Identityby Nicolas Wiater; Thomas A. Schmitz

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 51.53

    <P>In the first century BCE, Greek intellectuals had to come to terms with the stability of Roman power. Many of them were active in Rome, which became the cultural centre of the Greek world; others were connected with Roman patrons. Their work became important for the emergence of Greek identity in the Roman Empire. </P> <P>Bringing... more...

  • Gli epiteti ufficiali dei re ellenisticiby Federicomaria Muccioli

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 79.49

    <P>L'autore esamina uno degli aspetti più importanti (e spesso trascurati) dell'età ellenistica: gli epiteti ufficiali dei sovrani e dei loro familiari (con attenzione anche alla titolatura regia nel suo complesso, agli epiteti non ufficiali e ai soprannomi), nel contesto più generale dei cambiamenti politici e religiosi in quell'epoca. Il&nbsp;e-book... more...

  • The Pan Principleby Fiona Pitt-Kethley

    Arcadia Books Limited 2014; US$ 4.36

    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...

  • Aristocratic Society in Ancient Crete (Routledge Revivals)by R. F. Willetts

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Alexiad Of The Princess Anna Comnenaby Dawes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Anna Komnene and Her Timesby Thalia Gouma-Peterson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    This significant critical anthology explores the life of Anna Komnene, the Byzantine context in which she wrote, and the impact of the Alexiad on her times and on subsequent historical works of literature. more...

  • Argos and the Argolid (Routledge Revivals)by Richard A Tomlinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Argos and the Argolid , first published in 1972, presents a study of the history and achievements of the Argives, who have hitherto been largely neglected: partly because Classical Argos is overshadowed by the legends of an earlier millennium, and partly because many of her monuments and records have been lost. Richard Tomlinson describes the region,... more...

  • Late Classical and Early Hellenistic Corinthby Michael D. Dixon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Late Classical and Early Hellenistic Corinth, 338-196 B.C. challenges the perception that the Macedonians' advent and continued presence in Corinth amounted to a loss of significance and autonomy. Immediately after Chaironeia, Philip II and his son Alexander III established close relations with Corinth and certain leading citizens on the basis of... more...

  • Die Übersetzungsgeschichte der Türkeiby Nihal Kubilay Pinar

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 22.70

    Das Osmanische Reich stand der deutschen und österreichischen Kultur lange Zeit sehr zurückhaltend und distanziert gegenüber. Europäische Standardwerke osmanischer Geschichte wurden teilweise mit deutlich über hundert Jahren Verspätung ins Türkische übersetzt, viele Werke der deutschen Aufklärung erst in den 1980er-Jahren. Nihal Kubilay Pinar untersucht... more...

  • Griechenlandby Christoph vom Brocke

    Evangelische Verlagsanstalt 2007; US$ 16.08

    Griechenland ist seit Jahrzehnten ein beliebtes Reiseziel ? nicht nur wegen der warmen Mittelmeersonne. Es ist die Wiege der abendländischen Kultur und bietet eine Vielzahl weltberühmter kulturhistorisch bedeutsamer Stätten: die Akropolis in Athen, das alte Korinth, das Orakel von Delphi und vieles andere mehr. Den wenigsten Reisenden... more...