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  • Back to the Beginningby Ilse Schoep; P. Tomkins; J M. Driessen

    Oxbow Books 2011; US$ 40.00

    Ever since their first discovery, more than a century ago, the Minoan Palaces have dominated scholarship on the Cretan Bronze Age. Opinion long held that their first appearance, seemingly at the beginning of the Middle Bronze Age, marked a pivotal transformation point, during which the simple, egalitarian societies of the Early Bronze Age were transformed... more...

  • Political Economies of the Aegean Bronze Ageby Daniel J. Pullen

    Oxbow Books 2010; US$ 30.00

    This volume brings together an international group of researchers to address how Mycenaean and Minoan states controlled the economy. The contributions, originally delivered at the 2007 Langford Conference at the Florida State University, examine the political economies of state (and pre-state) entities within the Aegean Bronze Age, including the issues... more...

  • Perikles and his Circleby Anthony J. Podlecki

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Perikles, the creator of the reputation of Classical Athens was an enigmatic figure. This book traces Perikles' development from a somewhat hesitant, though left-leaning politician, to a mature statesman fully committed to expanding Athens' maritime empire and using the material benefits of that empire to improve the ordinary lives of Athenian citizens.... more...

  • Macedonian Imperialismby Pierre Jouguet

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Originally published between 1920-70, The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize the most up to date findings and theories of historians,... more...

  • Aegean Bronze Age Rhytaby Robert B. Koehl

    INSTAP Academic Press 2006; US$ 60.00

    Rhyta are among the most appealing yet enigmatic classes of artefacts from the Aegean Bronze Age. They were produced in a wide range of forms and media with a consistently high degree of craftsmanship. This comprehensive study of Bronze Age rhyta from the Aegean builds on nearly a century of discoveries and scholarly contributions, and addresses questions... more...

  • Kingship in the Mycenaean World and its reflections in the Oral Traditionby Ione Mylonas Shear

    INSTAP Academic Press 2004; US$ 30.00

    During the last few decades, there has been great interest in the problems of defining the extent and nature of kingship in the Mycenaean world. Questions concerning the degree of economic and religious power held by the king have been given special emphasis. This book surveys the conclusions drawn by individual scholars studying the Linear B tablets,... more...

  • Moni Odigitriaby Andonis Vasilakis; Keith Branigan

    INSTAP Academic Press 2010; US$ 40.00

    This volume presents the final report on the excavation of two Prepalatial tholos tombs and their associated remains at Chatzinas Liophyto near the Moni Odigitria (monastery) in south-central Crete. The grave goods and burial remains include pottery, metal objects, chipped stones, stone vases, gold and stone jewelry, sealstones, and human skeletal... more...

  • Archaeological Survey of the Gournia Landscapeby L. Vance Watrous; Donald Haggis; Krzysztof Nowicki

    INSTAP Academic Press 2012; US$ 40.00

    A regional survey was undertaken in the central part of the Mirabello Bay area: along the northeastern coast of Crete in the Gournia Valley and the northern half of the Isthmus of Ierapetra, ending in the valley of Episkopi, to provide a regional context for the Bronze Age palace and settlement of Gournia. As this survey was the last and geographically... more...

  • Mochlos ICby Jeffery S. Soles

    INSTAP Academic Press 2004; US$ 40.00

    Mochlos is a Minoan town set on a fine harbor at the eastern side of the Gulf of Mirabello, in northeast Crete. It was first inhabited during the Neolithic period, and it had an important Minoan settlement during most of the Bronze Age. Mochlos I, to be published in three volumes, presents the results of the excavations in the Neopalatial levels of... more...

  • Mochlos IICby Jeffery S. Soles; Costis Davaras

    INSTAP Academic Press 2011; US$ 40.00

    Excavations carried out at the Late Minoan III settlement and cemetery at Mochlos in eastern Crete yielded domestic artifacts, human remains, grave goods, and ecofactual material from 31 tombs and 11 houses. These objects are catalogued, discussed, and illustrated. Radiocarbon dates for the site are also presented. The cemetery remains mirror the settlement... more...