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  • Kingship in the Mycenaean World and its reflections in the Oral Traditionby Ione Mylonas Shear

    INSTAP Academic Press 2004; US$ 30.00

    During the last few decades, there has been great interest in the problems of defining the extent and nature of kingship in the Mycenaean world. Questions concerning the degree of economic and religious power held by the king have been given special emphasis. This book surveys the conclusions drawn by individual scholars studying the Linear B tablets,... more...

  • A History of the Archaic Greek World, ca. 1200-479 BCEby Jonathan M. Hall

    Wiley 2013; US$ 46.95

    A History of the Archaic Greek World offers a theme-based approach to the development of the Greek world in the years 1200-479 BCE. Updated and extended in this edition to include two new sections, expanded geographical coverage, a guide to electronic resources, and more illustrations Takes a critical and analytical look at evidence about... more...

  • Ariadne's Threadby Laura Perry

    John Hunt Publishing 2013; US$ 13.99

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

  • Der König und sein Landby Christian Mileta

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 91.00

    der Autor legt die erste eigenständige Studie zum königlichen Gebiet (auch: Königsland) im Hellenismus vor. Am Beispiel des königlichen Gebietes von Kleinasien zeigt er, wie Alexander der Grosse und die nachfolgenden Monarchen bzw. die jeweiligen Reichs- und Provinzverwaltungen die riesigen ländlich?indigen geprägten Territorien der hellenistischen... more...

  • Thucydidesby Walter Robert Connor

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 42.00

    This full-scale sequential reading of Thucydides' history of the Peloponnesian War will be invaluable to the specialist and also to those in search of an introduction and companion to the Histories . Moving beyond other studies by its focus on the reader's role in giving meaning to the text, it reveals Thucydides' use of objectivity not so much as... more...

  • Sparta and Lakoniaby Paul Cartledge

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    In this fully revised and updated edition of his groundbreaking study, Paul Cartledge uncovers the realities behind the potent myth of Sparta. The book explores both the city-state of Sparta and the territory of Lakonia which it unified and exploited. Combining the more traditional written sources with archaeological and environmental perspectives,... more...

  • Ancient Creteby R. F. Willetts

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 210.00

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Geschichte als Element antiker Kulturby Hans-Joachim Gehrke

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 0.00

    The relationship between conceptions of history and forms of political organization has been almost completely neglected in the study of ancient Greek Culture so far. This book shows that an important element of social self-affirmation lays in this very relationship, facilitating a proper assessment of the importance of Greek historiography,... more...

  • Classical Sparta (Routledge Revivals)by Anton Powell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    This collection, first published in 1989, investigates aspects of the Spartan polity which have often been overlooked or underestimated. Viewed at least until the Renaissance as the epitome of classical virtues, Sparta has in the last two centuries suffered a rapid decline in reputation among liberal-minded scholars, repelled by many of the repressive... more...

  • Aegean Civilizationby Glotz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 345.00

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...