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- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 65.00
What drives the politics of majority nationalism during crises, stalemates and peace mediations? In his innovative study of majority nationalism, Neophytos Loizides answers this important question by investigating how peacemakers succeed or fail in transforming the language of ethnic nationalism and war. The Politics of Majority Nationalism focuses... more...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 16.99
Two of the most famous mosaics from the ancient world, in the church of San Vitale in Ravenna, depict the sixth-century emperor Justinian and, on the wall facing him, his wife, Theodora (497-548). This majestic portrait gives no inkling of Theodora's very humble beginnings or her improbable rise to fame and power. Raised in a family of circus performers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
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...