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  • Greek History: The Basicsby Robin Osborne

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 28.95

    Greek History: The Basics is a concise and compelling introduction to the study of Ancient Greece from the end of the Bronze Age to rule by Rome. With a chapter on each crucial period of Greece?s ancient history, the book covers the key topics, approaches and issues at the heart of Greek History, including: ? The invention of politics and... more...

  • From Mycenae to Homerby T. B. L. Webster

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    This book, first published in 1958, aims to describe Greek art and poetry within this ambiguous period of ancient history (often referred to as the Greek ?Dark Ages?), and to explore the possibilities of learning about Mycenaean civilisation from its own documents and not only from archaeology. Specifically, Webster utilises Michael Ventris? decipherment... more...

  • Phocion the Good (Routledge Revivals)by Lawrence A. Tritle

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Plutarch?s Life of Phocion has not been closely analysed since 1840. Laurence Trittle?s study, first published in 1988, offers a new assessment of this significant and complex personality, whilst illuminating the political climate in which he thrived. Though often thought to be of humble origin, Phocion was educated in Plato?s Academy, rose to... more...

  • The Sanctuary of Demeter and Koreby Ronald Stroud

    American School of Classical Studies at Athens 2013; US$ 75.00

    Excavations conducted by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens in the Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore on Acrocorinth, 1961-1975, produced more than 170 inscribed objects of stone, bronze, and bone, as well as lead weights, mosaics, dipinti and graffiti on pottery, clay pinakes, and magical lead tablets. All of the inscriptions in this volume... more...

  • A Companion to Livyby Bernard Mineo

    Wiley 2014; US$ 200.95 US$ 174.16

    A Companion to Livy features a collection of essays representing the most up-to-date international scholarship on the life and works of the Roman historian Livy. Features contributions from top Livian scholars from around the world Presents for the first time a new interpretation of Livy's historical philosophy, which represents a key to an... more...

  • Alexander der Große und die "Freiheit der Hellenen"by Gustav Adolf Lehmann

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00

    Im ersten Teil der vorliegenden Untersuchungen geht es darum, die einander häufig widersprechenden Stränge der antiken historiographischen Alexander-Überlieferung differenziert nach ihrer Zeitstellung und vorherrschenden Tendenz zu erfassen und zu bewerten. Dabei spielt auch ein neues literaturgeschichtliches Papyrus-Fragment eine wichtige... more...

  • Thucydides Mythistoricus (Routledge Revivals)by F. M. Cornford

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1907 and reissued in 1965, this is a fascinating study of Thucydides?s History . Thucydides set out to write a truthful account of the Pelopennesian war, but his work reflects his Athenian fourth-century B.C. context, which was of a particular interest to Cornford. In this fascinating title, Cornford analyses the causes of the... more...

  • Gournia, Vasiliki, and Other Prehistoric Sites on the Isthmus of Hierapetra, Creteby Harriet Boyd Hawes; Blanche A. Williams; Richard B. Seager

    INSTAP Academic Press 2014; US$ 30.00

    This volume presents the primary archaeological report about the excavation of the Late Minoan I town of Gournia in eastern Crete, directed by Harriet Boyd Hawes at the beginning of the 20th century. This second edition presents exactly the same information and images as the first edition, but in a smaller, more user friendly format than the original... more...

  • The Greco-Persian Warsby Peter Green

    University of California Press 1996; US$ 31.95

    This is a reissue, with a new introduction and an update to the bibliography, of the original edition, published in 1970 as The Year of Salamis in England and as Xerxes at Salamis in the U.S. The long and bitter struggle between the great Persian Empire and the fledgling Greek states reached its high point with the extraordinary Greek victory... more...

  • On the War for Greek Freedomby Herodotus; Samuel Shirley; James Romm

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2003; US$ 10.50

    Designed for students with little or no background in ancient Greek language, history, and culture, this new abridgment presents those selections that comprise Herodotus? historical narrative. These are meticulously annotated, and supplemented with a chronology of the Archaic Age, Historical Epilogue, glossary of main characters and places, index... more...