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  • Spartaby Lukas Thommen

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2003; US$ 27.37

    Der Mythos um Sparta ist nach wie vor lebendig, doch worauf gründet er sich, und wie ist er entstanden? Dieses Studienbuch, das die Geschichte Spartas von den Anfängen bis zur Aufnahme ins römische Reich darstellt, erörtert diese Fragen und überwindet tradierte Vorstellungen. Exemplarisch wird anhand Spartas geklärt, wie eine griechische Polis zwischen... more...

  • Dividing the Spoilsby Robin Waterfield

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 17.99

    Alexander the Great conquered an enormous empire--stretching from Greece to the Indian subcontinent--and his death triggered forty bloody years of world-changing warfare. These were years filled with high adventure, intrigue, passion, assassinations, dynastic marriages, treachery, shifting alliances, and mass slaughter on battlefield after battlefield.... 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...

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

    Wiley 2011; US$ 150.00

    ?Drawing extensively on the latest archaeological data from the entire Mediterranean basin, Nancy Demand offers a compelling argument for situating the origins of the Greek city-state within a pan-Mediterranean network of maritime interactions that stretches back millennia.? ? Jonathan Hall, University of Chicago ?Nancy Demand's book is a remarkable... more...

  • Troyby Samuel Willard Crompton

    Infobase Publishing 2012; US$ 35.00

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  • Stadt und Landschaft Homersby Volker Höhfeld

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2010; US$ 43.47

    Troia und sein Umfeld: Hier lenkten die Götter das Schicksal der Helden. Durch die Beiträge und die beiliegende Karte wird dieses Buch zu einer wahren Fundgrube für Homer-Fans. Der vorliegende Band stellt die vielschichtige Kultur und Natur dieser Landschaft vor, die selbst Troia-Besucher meist nicht kennenlernen. Wer weiß schon, dass das Waldgebirge... more...

  • Thucydides Between History and Literatureby Antonis Tsakmakis; Melina Tamiolaki

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00

    Papers in this volume explore Thucydides? methods of research and representation (also contrasting the notions of an objective historian and an artful narrator), provide insights into the historian?s narrative techniques and style, examine the use of the past in Thucydidean historiography, analyse Thucydides? political ideas in the context... more...

  • Collected Papers on Alexander the Greatby Ernst Badian

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    Professor Ernst Badian (1925-2011) was one of the most influential Alexander historians of the twentieth century. His first articles on the subject appeared in 1958, and he continued for a full fifty years to reshape scholarly perception of the reign of Alexander the Great. A steady output of articles was reinforced by lectures and reviews in his... more...

  • Xenophon's Marchby John Prevas

    Da Capo Press 2009; US$ 35.00

    An unforgettable personal retracing of one of the most extraordinary expeditions of all time, when two great ancient civilizations, and two great armies, clashed more...

  • Schliemann en Nederlandby Wout Arentzen

    Sidestone Press 2012; US$ 29.35

    This book describes the life of the famous archaeologist and shrewd trader Heinrich Schliemann (1822-1890) from a Dutch perspective since his commercial succes started in the Netherlands. We see how two myths meet: the myth of the ancient city Troy and the the myth of the poor boy that was determined to find the remains of this legendary city. Dutch... more...