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- University of California Press 2005; US$ 141.95
Since 1974 the University of California at Berkeley has been sponsoring extensive excavations at the Panhellenic athletic festival center of ancient Nemea in the modern Greek province of Korinthia. With its well-documented excavation and clear historical context, the site offers an excellent opportunity for investigation and analysis. This volume,... more...
- Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2008; US$ 136.95
This source book presents new translations of the most important ancient writings on the life and legacy of Alexander the Great. Provides comprehensive coverage of Alexander, from his family background to his military conquests, death and legacy. Includes substantial extracts of texts written by historians, geographers, biographers and military... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2005; US$ 19.99
On a late September day in 480 B.C., Greek warships faced an invading Persian armada in the narrow Salamis Straits in the most important naval battle of the ancient world. Overwhelmingly outnumbered by the enemy, the Greeks triumphed through a combination of strategy and deception. More than two millennia after it occurred, the clash between the Greeks... more...
- BRILL 2003; US$ 316.00
An examination of the political, diplomatic and military history of the Aegean Greeks of the fourth century BC, aiming to raise new questions and delve into old controversies. It includes their power struggles, the Persian involvement in their affairs, and the Macedonian triumph over Greece. more...
- BRILL 2004; US$ 206.00
This work seeks to explore aspects of the cultural identity of Greek colonies of the Western Mediterranean and how it evolved. It covers the colonial foundations in Italy, Sicily, Southern France, Spain, and North Africa, and ranges from the 8th century BC to the early Roman Empire. more...
- Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2005; US$ 62.95
Gives an account of Greek history, from the aftermath of the Persian Wars in 478 BC to the death of Alexander the Great. The author describes the years, which witnessed the flourishing of democracy in Athens; the establishment of the Athenian empire; the development of Macedonian power under Philip II; and the conquests of Alexander the Great. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 40.95
This exciting new volume is an indispensable guide for undergraduates to the study of Alexander the Great, showing the problems of the ancient source material, and making it clear that there is no single approach to be taken. The eleven thematic chapters contain a broad selection of the most significant published articles about Alexander, examining... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.00
One of our most provocative military historians, Victor Davis Hanson has given us painstakingly researched and pathbreaking accounts of wars ranging from classical antiquity to the twenty-first century. Now he juxtaposes an ancient conflict with our most urgent modern concerns to create his most engrossing work to date, A War Like No Other. Over the... more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 144.99
Filling a major gap in scholarship, this is the first full-length study of the Athenian politician Aeschines. Along with Isocrates, Aeschines was one of the most prominent Athenian politicians who advocated friendly ties with the Macedonian king Philip II. Though overshadowed by his famous rival Demosthenes, Aeschines played a key role in the decisive... more...