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- Wiley 2015; US$ 69.95
In this comprehensive new volume, Thomas Scanlon provides an accessible 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. Situating historical writing among the forms of epic and lyric poetry, drama, philosophy, and science... 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...
- Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 18.99
Over the years, some 20,000 books and articles have been written about Alexander the Great, the vast majority hailing him as possibly the greatest general that ever lived. Richard A. Gabriel, however, argues that, while Alexander was clearly a succesful soldier-adventurer, the evidence of real greatness is simply not there. The author presents... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00
The numerous extant grave monuments from Attica are important for our understanding of the beliefs that the Athenians held about death. The author analyses grave types, imagery, and inscriptions from the Geometric through the Classical period and compares these to later Christian traditions. more...