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  • Der König und sein Landby Christian Mileta

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 84.00

    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...

  • Die Münzprägung von Maroneiaby

    De Gruyter 1987; US$ 196.00

    Griechisches Muenzwerk, Die Muenzpraegung Von Maroneia: Textband Und Tafelband (Schriften zur Geschichte und Kultur der Antike) more...

  • Pilgrims and Pilgrimage in Ancient Greeceby Matthew Dillon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This volume explores the religious motivations for pilgrimage and reveals the main preoccupations of worshippers in Ancient Greece. Dillon examines the main sanctuaries of Delphi, Epidauros and Olympia, as well as the less well-known oracle of Didyma in Asia Minor and the festivals at the Isthmus of Corinth. He discusses the modes of travel to the... more...

  • Thebes in the Fifth Century: Heracles Resurgentby Nancy Demand

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    In the fifth century BC Thebes, faced with the challenges presented by defeat and disgrace in the Persian Wars ? it had sided with the invaders ? succeeded not only in regaining its former prominence, but also in laying the groundwork for its hegemony of Greece in the early part of the fourth century. In Thebes in the Fifth Century , first published... more...

  • Aristocratic Society in Ancient Creteby R. F. Willetts

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Aristocratic Society in Ancient Crete , first published in 1955, investigates the emergence and progress of Dorian society on Crete from the 8 th century BC onwards. The major contribution of Cretan culture in this period was in the field of law ? law and order are traditionally linked, and Dorian Crete remained steadfast in its pursuit of order.... more...

  • Argos and the Argolidby Richard A Tomlinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Argos and the Argolid , first published in 1972, presents a study of the history and achievements of the Argives, who have hitherto been largely neglected: partly because Classical Argos is overshadowed by the legends of an earlier millennium, and partly because many of her monuments and records have been lost. Richard Tomlinson describes the region,... more...

  • Late Classical and Early Hellenistic Corinth, 338-196 BCby Michael D. Dixon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Late Classical and Early Hellenistic Corinth, 338-196 B.C. challenges the perception that the Macedonians' advent and continued presence in Corinth amounted to a loss of significance and autonomy. Immediately after Chaironeia, Philip II and his son Alexander III established close relations with Corinth and certain leading citizens on the basis of... more...

  • Leonidas and the Kings of Sparta: Mightiest Warriors, Fairest Kingdomby Alfred Bradford

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 48.00

    This pivotal history of the kings of Sparta not only describes their critical leadership in war, but also documents the waxing and waning of their social, political, and religious powers in the Spartan state. more...

  • Exemplarisches Heldentumby Anuschka Albertz

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2006; US$ 98.00

    Die Schlacht an den Thermopylen ist eine der wenigen antiken Schlachten, die heute noch in einer breiteren Öffentlichkeit erinnert werden. Die Schlacht wird nicht nur in der Geschichtsschreibung, sondern auch in Reden, im Drama, auf Bildern und Kriegerdenkmälern, im Film, ja sogar im Landschaftsgarten rezipiert. Anuschka Albertz rekonstruiert erstmals... more...

  • Die Demagogen und das Volkby Christian Mann

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 84.00

    In der athenischen Demokratie des 5. Jahrhunderts besaß jeder Bürger das Recht, in Volksversammlungen zu reden, in der Praxis aber ergriff nur eine kleine Minderheit das Wort. Diese Männer wurden Demagogen genannt. Sie erfüllten als politische Experten eine wichtige Funktion bei der demokratischen Entscheidungsfindung, indem sie das Volk in den Versammlungen... more...