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  • Thebes in the Fifth Century (Routledge Revivals)by 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 Crete (Routledge Revivals)by 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    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...

  • A Rope of Vinesby Brenda Chamberlain; Shani Rhys James

    Parthian Books 2009; US$ 4.99

    A beautiful and personal account, this memoir recalls the time spent by Brenda Chamberlain on the Greek Island of Ydra in the early 1960s. Sea and harbor, mountain and monastery, her neighbors and friends are unforgettably pictured; these were the realities outside herself while within there was a conflict of emotion and warring desires. Joy and woe... more...

  • Late Classical and Early Hellenistic Corinthby Michael D. Dixon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    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...

  • Alexandria: City of Gifts and Sorrowsby A. J. Polyzoides

    Sussex Academic Press 2014; US$ 24.99

    Alexandria: City of Gifts and Sorrows is a historical journey from the third century to the multiethnic metropolis of the 20th century, bringing together two diverse histories of the city. Ancient Alexandria was built by the Greek Ptolemies who completed the grand library and museum, which functioned as a university with the emphasis on science.... more...

  • Die Übersetzungsgeschichte der Türkeiby Nihal Kubilay Pinar

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 22.39

    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...