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  • Greeceby Carol G. Thomas

    Wiley 2014; US$ 30.95

    Greece: A Short History of a Long Story presents a comprehensive overview of the history of Greece by exploring the continuity of Greek culture from its Neolithic origins to the modern era. Tells the story of Greece through individual personalities that inhabited various periods in the lengthy sweep of Greek history Uses an approach based... more...

  • Das archaische Kretaby Gunnar Seelentag

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00

    Archaic Crete is ideally suited for a case study on the process of institutionalization in early Greece. Along with the literary and archeological sources, numerous inscriptions from the 7 th to the 5 th centuries BCE cast light on key issues of the epoch, including the emergence of the polis, mechanisms of social integration, and ways... more...

  • Amisos bis zur römischen Eroberung 71 v. Chr.: Samsun in alter Zeitby Aynur Keskin

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 27.77

    Amisos, an der Südküste des wunderbarsten Meeres von allen gelegen, dem Pontos Euxeinos, wie Herodot derart fasziniert dokumentierte, repräsentierte, wie auch Herakleia, Sinope, Themiskyra, Kerasus und Trapezus, eine wichtige Stadt im 5. Jh. v. Chr. Der Historiker, der eine Schiffsreise entlang des kleinasiatischen Strandes bis Kolchis unternommen... more...

  • Hagios Charalambosby Philip P. Betancourt

    INSTAP Academic Press 2014; US$ 36.00

    This is the first of five planned volumes to present the primary archaeological report about the excavation of the cave of Hagios Charalambos in eastern Crete. The Minoans used this small cavern as an ossuary for the secondary burial of human remains and grave goods, primarily during the Early and Middle Bronze Age. The geography and geology surrounding... more...

  • Deutschlands Supergrabungenby Alexander Hesse

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2015; US$ 30.52

    In keinem Land der Welt wird so viel ausgegraben wie in Deutschland. Etwa 2000 Fundplätze fördern unablässig Überraschungen und Sensationen zu Tage. Und immer noch sind über 90 % der archäologischen Schätze des Landes unentdeckt. Moorleichen, Mörder, die ersten Künstler der Welt, grausame Schlachten, versunkene Schiffe und geheime Fluchttunnel: Immer... more...

  • Byzantine Readings of Ancient Historiansby Anthony Kaldellis

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The survival of ancient Greek historiography is largely due to its preservation by Byzantine copyists and scholars. This process entailed selection, adaptation, and commentary, which shaped the corpus of Greek historiography in its transmission. By investigating those choices, Kaldellis enables a better understanding of the reception and survival... more...

  • Das Altertumby Karen Piepenbrink; Michael Erbe

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2015; US$ 19.08

    Dieser Band behandelt die "klassische" Antike, d.h. die griechische und römische Geschichte von der mykenischen Zeit Griechenlands bis zum Untergang des weströmischen Reiches 476. Im Vordergrund stehen die Grundzüge der politischen und der Verfassungsgeschichte, die in enger Verzahnung mit der gesellschaftlichen, wirtschaftlichen und kulturellen... more...

  • Greek Historiographyby Thomas F. Scanlon

    Wiley 2015; US$ 69.95

    This volume provides an accessible, comprehensive, and up-to-date survey of the ancient Greek genre of historical writing from its origins before Herodotus to the Greek historians of the Roman imperial era, seven centuries later. Focuses on the themes of power and human nature, causation, divine justice, leadership, civilization versus barbarism,... more...

  • SHOWDOWN AM NORDKAPby W. G. A. KNOBLOCH

    tredition 2014; US$ 9.22

    Was sich anfangs wie eine Reisebeschreibung liest, entwickelt sich alsbald zu einem spannenden Geschichte.In Bergen, dem Ausgangspunkt seiner Reise, lernt er Inga kennen, eine Studentin aus Hannover. Diese hat das gleiche Ziel, die Fahrt mit dem Hurtigrutenschiff MS Trollfjord. Die Romanhandlung wird von diesen beiden Personen geprägt, sie treten... more...

  • The Dorian Aegean (Routledge Revivals)by Elizabeth M. Craik

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This wide-ranging yet detailed study describes and assesses the many-faceted cultural achievement of an area remote from Athens, the Dorian islands. Elizabeth Craik?s scholarship sets this lively outlying region of the ancient Greek world ? which included Rhodes, Kos, Karpathos, Melos, and Thera ? in the perspective of Greek civilization as a whole,... more...