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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 27.99
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...
- Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 18.99
Over the years, some 20,000 books and articles have been written about Alexander the Great, the vast majority hailing him as possibly the greatest general that ever lived. Richard A. Gabriel, however, argues that, while Alexander was clearly a succesful soldier-adventurer, the evidence of real greatness is simply not there. The author presents... more...
- INSTAP Academic Press 2014; US$ 36.00
This is the first of five planned volumes to present the primary archaeological report about the excavation of the cave of Hagios Charalambos in eastern Crete. The Minoans used this small cavern as an ossuary for the secondary burial of human remains and grave goods, primarily during the Early and Middle Bronze Age. The geography and geology surrounding... more...
- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2015; US$ 30.10
In keinem Land der Welt wird so viel ausgegraben wie in Deutschland. Etwa 2000 Fundplätze fördern unablässig Überraschungen und Sensationen zu Tage. Und immer noch sind über 90 % der archäologischen Schätze des Landes unentdeckt. Moorleichen, Mörder, die ersten Künstler der Welt, grausame Schlachten, versunkene Schiffe und geheime Fluchttunnel: Immer... more...
- Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 78.40
<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 e-book... more...
- Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 50.82
<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...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 98.00
This book examines the Babylonian backgroundof melothesia, the science of charting zodiac influences on the human body, which transformed older divination by connecting astrology with medical techniques. Special attention is given to a text from late-5th-century Uruk, which is argued to be an important representative of this new approach... more...