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  • Byzantine Mattersby Averil Cameron

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 22.95

    For many of us, Byzantium remains ?byzantine??obscure, marginal, difficult. Despite the efforts of some recent historians, prejudices still deform popular and scholarly understanding of the Byzantine civilization, often reducing it to a poor relation of Rome and the rest of the classical world. In this book, renowned historian Averil Cameron presents... more...

  • Top 10 Athensby Coral Davenport; Jane Foster

    DK Publishing 2014; US$ 14.00

    DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Athens in ePub format will lead you straight to the very best Athens has to offer. Whether you're looking for things not to miss at the Top 10 sights or want to find the top place to eat, this guide is the perfect companion, taking the best of the printed guidebook and adding new eBook-only features. Rely on... more...

  • The Greek World After Alexander 323?30 BCby Graham Shipley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95

    The Greek World After Alexander 323?30 BC examines social changes in the old and new cities of the Greek world and in the new post-Alexandrian kingdoms. An appraisal of the momentous military and political changes after the era of Alexander, this book considers developments in literature, religion, philosophy, and science, and establishes how... more...

  • Mycenaean Greece (Routledge Revivals)by John T Hooker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    Mycenaean Greece , first published in 1976, investigates from an historical point of view some of the crucial periods in the Greek Bronze Age. The principal subject is the so-called ?Mycenaean? culture which arose during the sixteenth century BC, as assimilation of the previous ?Helladic? culture of mainland Greece with some of the developments... more...

  • Law and Society in Classical Athens (Routledge Revivals)by Richard Garner

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Law and Society in Classical Athens , first published in 1987, traces the development of legal thought and its relation to Athenian values. Previously Athens? courts have been regarded as chaotic, isolated from the rest of society and even bizarre. The importance of rhetoric and the mischief made by Aristophanes have devalued the legal process in... more...

  • Funerary Sculptureby Janet Grossman

    The American School of Classical Studies at Athens 2014; US$ 75.00

    Funerary Sculpture is the first volume on sculpture from the Agora in over 50 years, bringing together all the sculpted funerary monuments of the Athenian Agora, Classical through Roman periods, which were discovered during excavation from 1931 through 2009. The wide chronological span allows the author to trace changes in funerary monuments, particularly... more...

  • Contact and Conflict in Frankish Greece and the Aegean, 1204-1453by Nikolaos G. Chrissis; Mike Carr

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    The conquest of Constantinople by the Fourth Crusade shattered irreversibly the political and cultural unity of the Byzantine world in the Greek peninsula, the Aegean and western Asia Minor. This volume brings together western medievalists, Byzantinists and Ottomanists, combining recent research in the relevant fields in order to provide a holistic... 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 into the... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies, Volume 2by Sumanth Gopinath; Jason Stanyek

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 149.99

    The two volumes of The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies consolidate an area of scholarly inquiry that addresses how mechanical, electrical, and digital technologies and their corresponding economies of scale have rendered music and sound increasingly mobile-portable, fungible, and ubiquitous. At once a marketing term, a common mode of everyday-life... more...

  • Classical Sparta (Routledge Revivals)by Anton Powell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This collection, first published in 1989, investigates aspects of the Spartan polity which have often been overlooked or underestimated. Recent studies have emphasised permanent problems which beset Sparta: the small size of her citizen body, the tensions between noble Spartiates and commoners, the ambiguous role of women, and, of course, the helots.... more...