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  • The Hellenistic World from Alexander to the Roman Conquestby M. M. Austin

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 44.00

    New, enlarged, and comprehensively revised edition of the seminal sourcebook on the Hellenistic period. more...

  • Pausaniasby Robert Pausanias; Susan E. Alcock; John F. Cherry; JaS Elsner

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 34.99

    A collection of specially commissioned essays addressing the most important travel book to survive from antiquity. Pausanias' "Guide to Greece" has for centuries been the key source for archaeologists and art historians researching the monuments and landscape of ancient Greece more...

  • Thucydides and the Philosophical Origins of Historyby Darien Shanske

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 37.00

    Darien Shanske analyzes the difficult language and structure of Thucydides' History. more...

  • Griechische Studienby Jürgen von Ungern-Sternberg

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 158.54

    In a broad sweep, the Greek Studies treat important moments in Greek history from its beginnings up to the 4th century BC. Working in collaboration with the Old Testament scholar Klaus Seybold from Basle, particular attention is paid first to the comparison with parallel developments in Israel/ Judaea in order to bring out what was characteristic... more...

  • Gods, Heroes and Tyrantsby Emmet Sweeney

    Algora Publishing 2009; US$ 32.95

    Early Greek history as found in the textbooks leaves spurious “dark age“ gaps where the evidence fails to match historians' fixed ideas. Dramatic claims regarding everything from the Trojan War to the “Mask of Agamemnon“ are argued in detail from both an archaeological and a literary perspective, unraveling historical conundrums... 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...

  • 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 celebre. 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 of... more...

  • Cult and Koinon in Hellenistic Thessalyby Denver Graninger

    BRILL 2011; US$ 127.00

    This book explores the territorial expansion of the Thessalian League ca. 196-27 BCE, the development of the state religion of the League, and the tension between regional political identity and local cult tradition. more...

  • Ancient Greek Civilizationby David Sansone

    Wiley 2011; US$ 52.95 US$ 45.89

    A concise narrative of Greek history and an analysis of the literature, art, and thought of the ancient Greeks. Tells the story of Greek civilization from the from the Minoan Period to the time of the Byzantine Empire Surveys the remarkable culture and history the ancient Greeks Explores the ways in which Greek civilization has... more...

  • The Mediterranean Context of Early Greek Historyby Nancy H. Demand

    Wiley 2011; US$ 155.00 US$ 134.33

    The Mediterranean Context of Early Greek History reveals the role of the complex interaction of Mediterranean seafaring and maritime connections in the development of the ancient Greek city-states. Offers fascinating insights into the origins of urbanization in the ancient Mediterranean, including the Greek city-state Based on the most... more...