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  • Greek Historiographyby Thomas F. Scanlon

    Wiley 2015; US$ 69.95

    This volume provides an accessible, comprehensive, and up-to-date survey of the ancient Greek genre of historical writing from its origins before Herodotus to the Greek historians of the Roman imperial era, seven centuries later. Focuses on the themes of power and human nature, causation, divine justice, leadership, civilization versus barbarism,... more...

  • The Dorian Aegean (Routledge Revivals)by Elizabeth M. Craik

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This wide-ranging yet detailed study describes and assesses the many-faceted cultural achievement of an area remote from Athens, the Dorian islands. Elizabeth Craik?s scholarship sets this lively outlying region of the ancient Greek world ? which included Rhodes, Kos, Karpathos, Melos, and Thera ? in the perspective of Greek civilization as a whole,... more...

  • Amisos bis zur römischen Eroberung 71 v. Chr.: Samsun in alter Zeitby Aynur Keskin

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 27.77

    Amisos, an der Südküste des wunderbarsten Meeres von allen gelegen, dem Pontos Euxeinos, wie Herodot derart fasziniert dokumentierte, repräsentierte, wie auch Herakleia, Sinope, Themiskyra, Kerasus und Trapezus, eine wichtige Stadt im 5. Jh. v. Chr. Der Historiker, der eine Schiffsreise entlang des kleinasiatischen Strandes bis Kolchis unternommen... more...

  • Das Altertumby Karen Piepenbrink; Michael Erbe

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2015; US$ 19.08

    Dieser Band behandelt die "klassische" Antike, d.h. die griechische und römische Geschichte von der mykenischen Zeit Griechenlands bis zum Untergang des weströmischen Reiches 476. Im Vordergrund stehen die Grundzüge der politischen und der Verfassungsgeschichte, die in enger Verzahnung mit der gesellschaftlichen, wirtschaftlichen und kulturellen... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Thucydides and the Philosophical Origins of Historyby Darien Shanske

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 36.00

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

  • Griechische Studienby Jürgen von Ungern-Sternberg

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 210.00

    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...