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- INSTAP Academic Press 2015; US$ 48.00
This volume presents the first of several Late Hellenistic buildings that were uncovered on the island of Mochlos, located off the northeastern coast of Crete, during the Greek-American excavations of the last 25 years. It also provides an introduction to the Hellenistic settlement that flourished on the island for nearly a century before it was abandoned.... more...
- Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2015; US$ 67.72
Philipp II. von Makedonien steht als Vater Alexanders des Großen meist im Schatten seines berühmten Sohnes. Er war aber nicht nur Wegbereiter und Vorläufer, sondern selbst ein bedeutender Akteur auf der politischen Bühne seiner Zeit. Im 4. Jh. v.Chr. führte Philipp II. sein Königreich von einer Randexistenz zur politisch-militärischen Hegemonie über... more...
- Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2015; US$ 56.43
Alexander der Große erbt von seinem Vater Philipp nicht nur ein übermächtig gewordenes Makedonien, die neue Supermacht in Südosteuropa. Er verwirklicht auch dessen Plan, die Griechen geeint gegen Persien in den Krieg zu führen. Getrieben von einer unerklärbaren inneren Kraft, sprengt Alexander alle erdenklichen Grenzen: Er erobert das persische Weltreich,... more...
- Bucknell University Press 2014; US$ 99.99
The fourteen essays in this volume share new and evolving knowledge, theories, and observations about the city of Athens or the region of Attica. The contents include essays on topography, architecture, religion and cult, sculpture, ceramic studies, iconography, epigraphy, trade, and drama. more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00
The first part of this study addresses problems of dating and analyzing the ancient literary tradition of Alexander in the light of new papyrus evidence and a critical appraisal of the research. The second part uses major written documents from the Alexandrine period to investigate the fundamental aspects of the king?s Hellenic policy.... more...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 98.00
This book examines the Babylonian backgroundof melothesia, the science of charting zodiac influences on the human body, which transformed older divination by connecting astrology with medical techniques. Special attention is given to a text from late-5th-century Uruk, which is argued to be an important representative of this new approach... more...
- Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 2.90
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$ 44.79
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...