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  • 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$ 54.95

    Time, Tradition and Society in Greek Archaeology is an innovative volume which examines the relevance of archaeological theory to classical archaeology. It offers a wideranging overview of classical archaeology, from the Bronze Age to the Classical period and from mainland Greece to Cyprus. Within this framework Spencer examines many of the issues... more...

  • Michaelis Pselli Chronographiaby Diether Roderich Reinsch

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 210.00

    The new critical edition of Michael Psellos? Chronographia takes into account the entire scholarly work on this text since 1874 in a critical apparatus and a separate text-critical commentary. Compared to previous editions, it provides an improved text, suggesting many new readings. Comprehensive indices facilitate the search within... 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...

  • Theodora von Byzanzby Thomas Pratsch

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2011; US$ 14.40

    Theodora war die Tochter eines Bärendompteurs am Zirkus in Konstantinopel und wurde Dank ihrer Schönheit und Klugheit die Mätresse einflussreicher Männer des byzantinischen Hofes. Bald verliebte sich Kaiser Justinian, der mächtigste Mann zwischen Gibraltar und Persien, in sie, heiratete sie - nachdem er zuvor entsprechende Gesetze geändert hatte -... more...

  • Einführung in die byzantinische Geschichteby Ralph-Johannes Lilie

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2007; US$ 17.10

    Das Byzantinische Reich war einer der wichtigsten Staaten des Mittelalters und hat die europäische Geschichte bis in die Neuzeit hinein maßgeblich beeinflusst. Dennoch ist die Geschichte dieses Reiches im östlichen Mittelmeerraum bis heute nur wenigen Spezialisten vertraut. In diesem Buch werden die verschiedenen Aspekte von Byzanz näher beleuchtet.... more...

  • Alexander der Grosseby Hans-Joachim Gehrke

    C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 7.20

    Der antike Historiker Diodor rühmt überschwenglich Alexanders große Taten. Dank seiner Klugheit und Tapferkeit überträfe er an Größe die Leistungen aller anderen Könige, von denen man wisse. In nur zwölf Jahren habe er nicht wenig von Europa und fast ganz Asien unterworfen und damit zu Recht weithin reichenden Ruhm erworben, der ihn den alten Heroen... more...

  • The Franks in the Aegeanby 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...