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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Franks in the Aegeanby 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...

  • 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...

  • Greeceby Carol G. Thomas

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.95

    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...

  • Athen und Spartaby Raimund Schulz; Kai Brodersen

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 164.63

    Die Spannungen zwischen Athen und Sparta, den beiden Großmächten Griechenlands im 5. und 4. Jahrhundert v. Chr., führten schließlich zum Peloponnesischen Krieg (431?404), einem Wendepunkt der griechischen Geschichte. Raimund Schulz erläutert zunächst die außenpolitischen Voraussetzungen, die Athen die Herrschaft über das Meer einbrachten. Er beleuchtet... more...

  • Gottes Werk und Teufels Wirkenby Bettina Krönung

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    The volume provides the first comprehensive presentation of imaginary phenomena such as dreams and visions in early Byzantine monastic literature. Drawing on a broad range of sources, it examines imaginary experiences according to their literary expression and the cultural historical background they reflect, thus offering profound insights... more...