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  • The Alexiadby Anna Comnena

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 3.99

    “The Alexiad” is a spectacular narrative that illustrates the mega events during the reign of Byzantine Emperor Alexius I. Here, Comnena describes the political and military history of her country. She starts with the account of the rebellion through which her father ascended the throne. It also gives point of view of the royal family regarding... more...

  • Griechische Studienby Jürgen von Ungern-Sternberg

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 210.00

    In a broad sweep, the Greek Studies treat important moments in Greek history from its beginnings up to the 4th century BC. Working in collaboration with the Old Testament scholar Klaus Seybold from Basle, particular attention is paid first to the comparison with parallel developments in Israel/ Judaea in order to bring out what was characteristic... more...

  • Modern Greeceby John S. Koliopoulos; Thanos M. Veremis

    Wiley 2009; US$ 121.95 US$ 105.69

    Modern Greece: A History since 1821 is a chronological account of the political, economic, social, and cultural history of Greece, from the birth of the Greek state in 1821 to 2008 by two leading authorities. Pioneering and wide-ranging study of modern Greece, which incorporates the most recent Greek scholarship Sets the history of modern Greece... more...

  • Thucydides, Pericles, and the Idea of Athens in the Peloponnesian Warby Martha Taylor

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    The first comprehensive study of Thucydides' presentation of Pericles' radical redefinition of the city of Athens during the Peloponnesian War. more...

  • Gods, Heroes and Tyrantsby Emmet Sweeney

    Algora Publishing 2009; US$ 32.95

    Early Greek history as found in the textbooks leaves spurious “dark age“ gaps where the evidence fails to match historians' fixed ideas. Dramatic claims regarding everything from the Trojan War to the “Mask of Agamemnon“ are argued in detail from both an archaeological and a literary perspective, unraveling historical conundrums... more...

  • The History of the Peloponnesian Warby Thucydides

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    The History of the Peloponnesian War is an account of the Peloponnesian War in Ancient Greece, fought between the Peloponnesian League (led by Sparta) and the Delian League (led by Athens). It was written by Thucydides, an Athenian general who served in the war. It is widely considered a classic and regarded as one of the earliest scholarly works of... more...

  • The Parthenonby Mary Beard

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 11.98

    The ruined silhouette of the Parthenon on its hill above Athens is one of the world's most famous images. Its 'looted' Elgin Marbles are a global cause celebre. But what actually are they? In a revised and updated edition, Mary Beard, award winning writer, reviewer and leading Cambridge classicist, tells the history and explains the significance of... more...

  • Byzantium and the Early Islamic Conquestsby Walter E. Kaegi

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    This book examines how the Byzantine Empire came to lose so much of its territory to Islamic conquerors in the seventh century. more...

  • The Varangians of Byzantiumby Benedict Benedikz

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    This book examines how the Norsemen came to be drawn into the Imperial service. more...

  • The Greek-Turkish Conflict in the Aegeanby Professor Alexis Heraclides

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 110.00

    This study of the Greek-Turkish Aegean dispute book shows that the dispute is resolvable and that the crux of the problem is not the incompatibility of interests but the mutual fears and suspicions, which are deeply rooted in historical memories, real or imagined.   more...