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  • Archaeology Meets Scienceby Yannis Tzedakis; Holley Martlew; Martin Jones

    Oxbow Books 2008; US$ 60.00

    The 'Archaeology meets Science' project is currently transforming our understanding of the Minoan and Mycenaean civilisations, through the in-depth application of state of the art scientific analyses to ceramic artefacts and skeletal material. This book is the fruit of this acclaimed research, which was carried out between 1997 and 2003, and... more...

  • Ariadne's Threadby Laura Perry

    John Hunt Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99

    The Minoan world comes alive through seasonal rituals and rites of passage, honoring Ariadne and her Labyrinth. more...

  • Perikles and his Circleby Anthony J. Podlecki

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Perikles, the creator of the reputation of Classical Athens was an enigmatic figure. This book traces Perikles' development from a somewhat hesitant, though left-leaning politician, to a mature statesman fully committed to expanding Athens' maritime empire and using the material benefits of that empire to improve the ordinary lives of Athenian citizens.... more...

  • Cult and Koinon in Hellenistic Thessalyby Denver Graninger

    BRILL 2011; US$ 127.00

    This book explores the territorial expansion of the Thessalian League ca. 196-27 BCE, the development of the state religion of the League, and the tension between regional political identity and local cult tradition. more...

  • The Parthenonby Mary Beard

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 11.98

    The ruined silhouette of the Parthenon on its hill above Athens is one of the world's most famous images. Its 'looted' Elgin Marbles are a global cause celèbre. But what actually are they? In a revised and updated edition, Mary Beard, award winning writer, reviewer and leading Cambridge classicist, tells the history and explains the significance... more...

  • Frommer's Greeceby John S. Bowman; Peter Kerasiotis; Sherry Marker; Heidi Sarna

    Wiley 2010; US$ 21.99

    Completely updated biannually, Frommer's Greece features stunning color photos and maps of the sites and experiences that await visitors. Our authors include renowned Classicists and young, hip Athenians who have scoured the country, from its ancient sites to its newly hip neighborhoods like Gazi to bring readers an up-to-the-minute... more...

  • The Sanctuary of Demeter and Koreby Ronald Stroud

    American School of Classical Studies at Athens 2013; US$ 75.00

    Excavations conducted by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens in the Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore on Acrocorinth, 1961-1975, produced more than 170 inscribed objects of stone, bronze, and bone, as well as lead weights, mosaics, dipinti and graffiti on pottery, clay pinakes, and magical lead tablets. All of the inscriptions in this volume... more...

  • The History of the Peloponnesian Warby Thucydides; Richard Crawley

    The Floating Press 2008; US$ 7.99

    Written by Thucydides around 400 AD, The History of the Peloponnesian War is a meticulous account by the Athenian general of the extended struggle that raged between Athens and Sparta for the better part of twenty years. Thucydides eschews the romance of heroics and dramatics and his precise and thorough account of the ill-fated conflict is one of... more...

  • Phocion the Goodby Lawrence A. Tritle

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Plutarch?s Life of Phocion has not been closely analysed since 1840. Laurence Trittle?s study, first published in 1988, offers a new assessment of this significant and complex personality, whilst illuminating the political climate in which he thrived. Though often thought to be of humble origin, Phocion was educated in Plato?s Academy, rose to... more...

  • Macedonian Imperialismby Pierre Jouguet

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Originally published between 1920-70, The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize the most up to date findings and theories of historians,... more...