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  • Pausanias' Greeceby K. W. Arafat

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 36.00

    A study of Pausanias' chronicles of his extensive travels in Greece in the second century AD. more...

  • Pilgrims and Pilgrimage in Ancient Greeceby Matthew Dillon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This volume explores the religious motivations for pilgrimage and reveals the main preoccupations of worshippers in Ancient Greece. Dillon examines the main sanctuaries of Delphi, Epidauros and Olympia, as well as the less well-known oracle of Didyma in Asia Minor and the festivals at the Isthmus of Corinth. He discusses the modes of travel to the... more...

  • Realia Byzantinaby Sofia Kotzabassi; Giannis Mavromatis

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 238.00

    This volume combines twenty-six contributions on Byzantine literature in which well-known Byzantine scholars approach subjects from epistolography, historiography, hagiography, philology and prosopography. New editions of many of the texts and documents analysed are included. 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...

  • Santorini Sightsby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    This illustrated Travel Guide is a part of the Mobi Sights series, our concise guides that only feature the most essential information on city attractions. This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. Inside you will find a locator map and a list of top attractions linked to individual... more...

  • The Struggle for Identityby Nicolas Wiater; Thomas A. Schmitz

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 51.53

    <P>In the first century BCE, Greek intellectuals had to come to terms with the stability of Roman power. Many of them were active in Rome, which became the cultural centre of the Greek world; others were connected with Roman patrons. Their work became important for the emergence of Greek identity in the Roman Empire. </P> <P>Bringing... more...

  • The Symposium in Contextby Kathleen Lynch

    The American School of Classical Studies at Athens 2011; US$ 37.50

    This book presents the first well-preserved set of sympotic pottery which served a Late Archaic house in the Athenian Agora. The deposit contains household and fine-ware pottery, nearly all the figured pieces of which are forms associated with communal drinking. Since it comes from a single house, the pottery also reflects purchasing patterns and thematic... more...

  • Theodora von Byzanzby Thomas Pratsch

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2011; US$ 15.13

    Theodora war die Tochter eines Bärendompteurs am Zirkus in Konstantinopel und wurde Dank ihrer Schönheit und Klugheit die Mätresse einflussreicher Männer des byzantinischen Hofes. Bald verliebte sich Kaiser Justinian, der mächtigste Mann zwischen Gibraltar und Persien, in sie, heiratete sie - nachdem er zuvor entsprechende Gesetze geändert hatte -... more...

  • Thukydides und die Verfassung der Polisby Hartmut Leppin

    De Gruyter 1999; US$ 140.00

    Thukydides ist zwar einer der meistbehandelten Autoren der Antike, aber an zahlreichen Problemen, die sein politisches Denken berühren, ist die Forschung vorbeigegangen. Eine genaue Untersuchung der Stellung etwa, die er in der von seinen Zeitgenossen lebhaft geführten Debatte über verschiedene Verfassungsformen einnahm, liegt bisher nicht... more...

  • Time, Tradition and Society in Greek Archaeologyby Nigel Spencer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Time, Tradition and Society in Greek Archaeology is an innovative volume which examines the relevance of archaeological theory to classical archaeology. It offers a wideranging overview of classical archaeology, from the Bronze Age to the Classical period and from mainland Greece to Cyprus. Within this framework Spencer examines many of the issues... more...