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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
The Greeks has provided a concise yet wide-ranging introduction to the culture of ancient Greece. In this new and expanded third edition the best-selling volume offers a lucid survey that covers all the key elements of ancient Greek civilization from the age of Homer to the Hellenistic period. It provides detailed discussions of the main trends... more...
- BenBella Books, Inc. 2014; US$ 24.95
In chasing “the good life,? many of us sacrifice our relationships, our health, and our sanity, but at the end of the day, we still find ourselves with lives and work that bring us little fulfillment. Life isn't about the pursuit of happiness, which is superficial and fleeting. It?s about meaning, which helps us realize our full potential, and knowing... more...
- Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 16.03
The ancient Greeks gave us our alphabet and much of our scientific, medical and cultural language; they invented democracy, atomic theory, and the rules of logic and geometry; laid the foundations of philosophy, history, tragedy and comedy; and debated everything from the good life and the role of women, to making sense of foreigners and the best... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 49.14
Studia Graeco-Parthica is a volume of collected studies written by Edward Dabrowa over years concerning different aspects of mutual relations of the Parthian Empire, founded by dynasty of Arsacids, with the Greek population living on areas east of Euphrates, starting from the times of Seleucids. All the texts can be divided into three groups. One group... more...
- INSTAP Academic Press 2014; US$ 30.00
This volume presents the primary archaeological report about the excavation of the Late Minoan I town of Gournia in eastern Crete, directed by Harriet Boyd Hawes at the beginning of the 20th century. This second edition presents exactly the same information and images as the first edition, but in a smaller, more user friendly format than the original... more...
- INSTAP Academic Press 2014; US$ 48.00
The title of this volume, ke-ra-me-ja in Linear B, was chosen because it means "potter" (Κεράμεια, from Greek κέραμος, "potters clay") and combines two major strands of Cynthia Shelmerdines scholarship: Mycenaean ceramics and Linear B texts. It... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00
A Handbook to the Reception of Thucydides offers an invaluable guide to the reception of Thucydides, with a strong emphasis on comparing and contrasting different traditions of reading and interpretation. • Presents an in-depth, comprehensive overview of the reception of the Greek historian Thucydides • Features personal reflections... more...
- C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 8.29
Der Gründungsmythos unseres Kontinents ist unauflöslich mit der sagenumwobenen griechischen Insel Kreta verbunden: In Gestalt eines weißen Stiers entführt der verliebte Göttervater Zeus die phönizische Königstochter Europa über das Meer und setzt sie erst wieder an der Küste Kretas ab. Sie gebiert ihm drei Söhne ? Minos, Rhadamanthys und Sarpedon ?,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
First published in 1907 and reissued in 1965, this is a fascinating study of Thucydides?s History . Thucydides set out to write a truthful account of the Pelopennesian war, but his work reflects his Athenian fourth-century B.C. context, which was of a particular interest to Cornford. In this fascinating title, Cornford analyses the causes of the... more...
- 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...