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  • 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...

  • Classical Sparta: Techniques Behind Her Successby 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...

  • The Greek World After Alexander 323?30 BCby Graham Shipley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95

    The Greek World After Alexander 323?30 BC examines social changes in the old and new cities of the Greek world and in the new post-Alexandrian kingdoms. An appraisal of the momentous military and political changes after the era of Alexander, this book considers developments in literature, religion, philosophy, and science, and establishes how... more...

  • Mycenaean Greeceby John T Hooker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00

    Mycenaean Greece , first published in 1976, investigates from an historical point of view some of the crucial periods in the Greek Bronze Age. The principal subject is the so-called ?Mycenaean? culture which arose during the sixteenth century BC, as assimilation of the previous ?Helladic? culture of mainland Greece with some of the developments... more...

  • Athens in Decline: 404-86 B.C.by Claude Mossť

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    Athens has, at different times and from different points of view, been cited as a model of moderate democracy and triumphant humanism, or, on the contrary, as an illustration of the disorders due to demagoguery and misguided imperialism. Professor Mossť looks beyond these judgments to discuss the exceptional destiny of Athens ? a city which for two... more...

  • Alexander's Heirsby Edward M. Anson

    Wiley 2014; US$ 99.95

    Alexander’s Heirs offers a narrative account of the approximately forty years following the death of Alexander the Great, during which his generals vied for control of his vast empire, and through their conflicts and politics ultimately created the Hellenistic Age. Offers an account of the power struggles between Alexander’s rival generals... more...

  • Women in Mycenaean Greeceby Barbara A. Olsen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Women in Mycenaean Greece is the first book-length study of women in the Linear B tablets from Mycenaean Greece and the only to collect and compile all the references to women in the documents of the two best attested sites of Late Bronze Age Greece - Pylos on the Greek mainland and Knossos on the island of Crete. The book offers a systematic analysis... more...

  • 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...