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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 139.95
Guillaume Caoursin, the Vice-chancellor of the Order of the Hospital, wrote the Obsidionis Rhodiae urbis descriptio (Description of the Siege of Rhodes) as the official record of the Ottoman siege of the Knights in Rhodes in 1480. The Descriptio was the first authorized account of the Order?s activities to appear in printed form, and it became one... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95
This wide-ranging yet detailed study describes and assesses the many-faceted cultural achievement of an area remote from Athens, the Dorian islands. Elizabeth Craik?s scholarship sets this lively outlying region of the ancient Greek world ? which included Rhodes, Kos, Karpathos, Melos, and Thera ? in the perspective of Greek civilization as a whole,... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00
Archaic Crete is ideally suited for a case study on the process of institutionalization in early Greece. Along with the literary and archeological sources, numerous inscriptions from the 7 th to the 5 th centuries BCE cast light on key issues of the epoch, including the emergence of the polis, mechanisms of social integration, and ways... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 69.95
This volume provides an accessible, comprehensive, and up-to-date survey of the ancient Greek genre of historical writing from its origins before Herodotus to the Greek historians of the Roman imperial era, seven centuries later. Focuses on the themes of power and human nature, causation, divine justice, leadership, civilization versus barbarism,... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2015; US$ 22.89
Für die Klassische Philologie wie die Alte Geschichte bietet die antike Geschichtsschreibung den direktesten Zugang zur Lebenswelt und Geschichte Roms. Fast zwei Jahrtausende haben Caesar und Sallust, Livius und Tacitus, Sueton und Ammianus Marcellinus, aber auch Dionysios von Halikarnassos und Cassius Dio als Quellen für das Bild Roms und des Römischen... more...
- tredition 2015; US$ 8.78
Die vier Feindfahrten von U-509 werden im dritten Band der Dokumentation über Willy Meyer unter anderem anhand der offiziellen, seinerzeit als "Geheime Kommandosache" behandelten Kriegstagebücher des Bootes beschrieben. Die überwiegend aus dem privaten Archiv stammenden Fotos sind von Willy Meyer und seinen Kameraden an Bord des U-Bootes... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 231.00
The archaeology of Greece remains ensconced in traditional discourses of classics and art history. In recent decades, fieldwork has led to new research directions, allowing us to reevaluate classical archaeology as a distinct field generating its own research questions. This book compiles case studies of current fieldwork in the Greek... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 35.00
Lord Byron described Greece as great, fallen, and immortal, a characterization more apt than he knew. Through most of its long history, Greece was poor. But in the classical era, Greece was densely populated and highly urbanized. Many surprisingly healthy Greeks lived in remarkably big houses and worked for high wages at specialized occupations. Middle-class... more...
- Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 22.50
The Eastern Roman or 'Byzantine' Empire had to fight for survival throughout its long history so military ability was a prime requisite for a successful Emperor. John Carr concentrates on the personal and military histories of the more capable war fighters to occupy the imperial throne at Constantinople. They include men like it's founder... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00
During the heady, democratic days of the fifth and fourth centuries, the poorer members of Athenian society, the lower two classes of zeugitai and thetes, enjoyed an unprecedented dominance in both domestic and foreign politics. At home, the participatory nature of the constitution required their presence not only in the lawcourts and assembly,... more...