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  • Frommer's Greek Islandsby Sherry Marker; John S. Bowman; Peter Kerasiotis

    John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2008; US$ 21.99

    Frommer's. The best trips start here. Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer.:. ;. Frank advice on choosing the best islands for your needs. ;. Outspoken opinions on what's worth your time an more...

  • The History of the Peloponnesian Warby Thucydides; Richard Crawley

    The Floating Press 2008; US$ 7.99

    Written by Thucydides around 400 AD, The History of the Peloponnesian War is a meticulous account by the Athenian general of the extended struggle that raged between Athens and Sparta for the better part of twenty years. Thucydides eschews the romance of heroics and dramatics and his precise and thorough account of the ill-fated conflict is one of... more...

  • The Nation and its Ruinsby Yannis Hamilakis

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 48.99

    An innovative, extensively illustrated study examining how classical antiquities and archaeology contributed to the production of the modern Greek nation and its national imagination, and how, in return, national imagination has created and shaped classical antiquities and archaeological practice from the nineteenth century to the present. - ;This... more...

  • 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$ 168.00

    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 of... more...

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

    Wiley 2009; US$ 113.95

    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$ 80.00

    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...

  • Cultural Responses to the Persian Warsby Emma Bridges; Edith Hall; P. J. Rhodes

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 198.99

    Cultural Responses to the Persian Wars addresses the huge impact on subsequent culture made by the wars fought between ancient Persia and Greece in the early fifth century BC. It brings together sixteen interdisciplinary essays, mostly by classical scholars, on individual trends within the reception of this period of history, extending from the wars'... more...

  • The Peloponnesian Warby Thucydides; Martin Hammond; P. J. Rhodes

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 8.99

    The greatest historian that ever lived'Such was Macaulay's verdict on Thucydides (c. 460-400 BC) and his history of the Peloponnesian War, the momentous struggle between Athens and Sparta as rival powers and political systems that lasted for twenty-seven years from 431 to 404 BC, involved virtually the whole of the Greek world, and ended in... more...