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  • Die Welt Homersby Jörg Fündling

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 14.88

    Jörg Fündling öffnet den Blick auf die großen Epen Homers und somit zugleich auf drei Zeitalter der griechischen Geschichte, die sich in »Ilias« und »Odyssee« gespiegelt finden. Im Kapitel über den »Großen Aufbruch« geht es um die archaische Zeit: wachsender Wohlstand, Übergewicht der Inselgriechen und Kleinasiens, Kolonisation, Vormacht und Bedrohtheit... more...

  • Alexander der Grosseby Hans-Joachim Gehrke

    C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 8.50

    Der antike Historiker Diodor rühmt überschwenglich Alexanders große Taten. Dank seiner Klugheit und Tapferkeit überträfe er an Größe die Leistungen aller anderen Könige, von denen man wisse. In nur zwölf Jahren habe er nicht wenig von Europa und fast ganz Asien unterworfen und damit zu Recht weithin reichenden Ruhm erworben, der ihn den alten Heroen... more...

  • The Struggle for Identityby Nicolas Wiater; Thomas A. Schmitz

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 57.42

    <P>In the first century BCE, Greek intellectuals had to come to terms with the stability of Roman power. Many of them were active in Rome, which became the cultural centre of the Greek world; others were connected with Roman patrons. Their work became important for the emergence of Greek identity in the Roman Empire. </P> <P>Bringing... more...

  • Gli epiteti ufficiali dei re ellenisticiby Federicomaria Muccioli

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 89.32

    <P>L'autore esamina uno degli aspetti più importanti (e spesso trascurati) dell'età ellenistica: gli epiteti ufficiali dei sovrani e dei loro familiari (con attenzione anche alla titolatura regia nel suo complesso, agli epiteti non ufficiali e ai soprannomi), nel contesto più generale dei cambiamenti politici e religiosi in quell'epoca. Il&nbsp;e-book... more...

  • Athens and Spartaby Anton Powell

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95

    Athens and Sparta is an essential handbook to the study of fifth century Greek history and society. It encourages the reader to engage critically with the evidence, presenting a wide selection of ancient source material along with clear analysis and narrative. This fully revised and updated second edition contains a new appendix on the controversy... more...

  • Rhetoric of Manhoodby Joseph Roisman

    University of California Press 2005; US$ 15.95

    The concept of manhood was immensely important in ancient Athens, shaping its political, social, legal, and ethical systems. This book, a groundbreaking study of manhood in fourth-century Athens, is the first to provide a comprehensive examination of notions about masculinity found in the Attic orators, who represent one of the most important sources... 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...

  • Palace of Minos at Knossosby Chris Scarre

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 22.99

    Discusses the ancient Minoan civilization of Knossos, Crete, as manifested by the excavations of that city by the archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans. more...

  • Thucydides and the Philosophical Origins of Historyby Darien Shanske

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 38.00

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

  • The History of the Peloponnesian Warby Thucydides; Richard Crawley

    The Floating Press 2008; US$ 7.99

    Written by Thucydides around 400 AD, The History of the Peloponnesian War is a meticulous account by the Athenian general of the extended struggle that raged between Athens and Sparta for the better part of twenty years. Thucydides eschews the romance of heroics and dramatics and his precise and thorough account of the ill-fated conflict is one of... more...