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- 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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 46.95
“Breaking news - the Archaic period of ancient Greece is not archaic! The updated and augmented second edition of this thematically inflected history does full justice to an experimental and brilliantly innovative era.” - Paul Cartledge, University of Cambridge “Informative and clear for the student and the interested non-specialist,... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...