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  • Alexander der Grosseby Hans-Joachim Gehrke

    C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 8.14

    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...

  • Franks in the Aegean, Theby 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...

  • Melothesia in Babyloniaby Markham Judah Geller

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 98.00

    This book examines the Babylonian backgroundof melothesia, the science of charting zodiac influences on the human body, which transformed older divination by connecting astrology with medical techniques. Special attention is given to a text from late-5th-century Uruk, which is argued to be an important representative of this new approach... more...

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

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 55.03

    <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$ 85.60

    <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...

  • Thebes in the Fifth Century: Heracles Resurgentby Nancy Demand

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    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...

  • Aristocratic Society in Ancient Creteby R. F. Willetts

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    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...

  • Alexiad Of The Princess Anna Comnenaby Dawes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 345.00

    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...