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  • From Mycenae to Homerby T. B. L. Webster

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This book, first published in 1958, aims to describe Greek art and poetry within this ambiguous period of ancient history (often referred to as the Greek ?Dark Ages?), and to explore the possibilities of learning about Mycenaean civilisation from its own documents and not only from archaeology. Specifically, Webster utilises Michael Ventris? decipherment... 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...

  • 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...

  • Thucydides Mythistoricus (Routledge Revivals)by F. M. Cornford

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1907 and reissued in 1965, this is a fascinating study of Thucydides?s History . Thucydides set out to write a truthful account of the Pelopennesian war, but his work reflects his Athenian fourth-century B.C. context, which was of a particular interest to Cornford. In this fascinating title, Cornford analyses the causes of the... more...

  • Gournia, Vasiliki, and Other Prehistoric Sites on the Isthmus of Hierapetra, Creteby Harriet Boyd Hawes; Blanche A. Williams; Richard B. Seager

    INSTAP Academic Press 2014; US$ 30.00

    This volume presents the primary archaeological report about the excavation of the Late Minoan I town of Gournia in eastern Crete, directed by Harriet Boyd Hawes at the beginning of the 20th century. This second edition presents exactly the same information and images as the first edition, but in a smaller, more user friendly format than the original... more...

  • On the War for Greek Freedomby Herodotus; Samuel Shirley; James Romm

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2003; US$ 9.95

    Designed for students with little or no background in ancient Greek language, history, and culture, this new abridgment presents those selections that comprise Herodotus? historical narrative. These are meticulously annotated, and supplemented with a chronology of the Archaic Age, Historical Epilogue, glossary of main characters and places, index of... more...

  • The History of the Peloponnesian Warby Thucydides

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    The History of the Peloponnesian War is an account of the Peloponnesian War in Ancient Greece, fought between the Peloponnesian League (led by Sparta) and the Delian League (led by Athens). It was written by Thucydides, an Athenian general who served in the war. It is widely considered a classic and regarded as one of the earliest scholarly works of... more...

  • Thucydides Between History and Literatureby Antonis Tsakmakis; Melina Tamiolaki

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00

    Papers in this volume explore Thucydides? methods of research and representation (also contrasting the notions of an objective historian and an artful narrator), provide insights into the historian?s narrative techniques and style, examine the use of the past in Thucydidean historiography, analyse Thucydides? political ideas in the context of 5th century... 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...

  • Philipp II. und Alexander der Großeby

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 16.11

    Dieses Buch bietet einen Überblick über eine zentrale Epoche der europäischen Geschichte. Mit Philipp II. von Makedonien begann eine nicht nur für Griechenland einzigartige neue Zeit. Zielstrebig, als Feldherr, Staatsmann und Diplomat gleichermaßen überragend, legte Philipp die machtpolitischen Grundlagen für das Werk seines Sohnes. Alexander der Große... more...