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  • Pseira VIIby Philip P. Betancourt; Costis Davaras

    INSTAP Academic Press 2003; US$ 37.50

    This volume of the reports on the Temple University excavations at the Minoan cemetery on Pseira, a small island off the northeast coast of Crete, covers the excavation and cleaning of the 19 tombs that still exist at the Pseira cemetery. The cemetery is remarkable for the diversity of its communal tomb types including burials in cist graves built... more...

  • Pseira IXby Richard Hope Simpson; Philip P. Betancourt; Costis Davaras

    INSTAP Academic Press 2005; US$ 40.00

    Richard B. Seager excavated the Minoan town and cemetery at Pseira in 1906-1907, but the work was not fully published. The Temple University excavations (1985-1994) under the direction of Philip P. Betancourt and Costis Davaras conducted an intensive surface survey of the island. The results of the survey on the small island off the northeast coast... 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...

  • Classical Sparta: Techniques Behind Her Successby Anton Powell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    This collection, first published in 1989, investigates aspects of the Spartan polity which have often been overlooked or underestimated. Viewed at least until the Renaissance as the epitome of classical virtues, Sparta has in the last two centuries suffered a rapid decline in reputation among liberal-minded scholars, repelled by many of the repressive... more...

  • Archaeology Meets Scienceby Yannis Tzedakis; Holley Martlew; Martin Jones

    Oxbow Books 2008; US$ 60.00

    The 'Archaeology meets Science' project is currently transforming our understanding of the Minoan and Mycenaean civilisations, through the in-depth application of state of the art scientific analyses to ceramic artefacts and skeletal material. This book is the fruit of this acclaimed research, which was carried out between 1997 and 2003, and... more...

  • Artemisia of Cariaby Shirin Yim Bridges; Albert Nguyen

    Goosebottom Books 2012; US$ 9.99

    Thousands of years ago, in the world of the Ancient Greeks where women were expected to obey their husbands in all matters, to play no part in public life, and to stay inside the house, a princess grew up to be not only a sailor and a ship?s captain, but a famous admiral. Her name was Artemisia, and among all the commanders fighting on the Persian... more...

  • Hellenistische Königreicheby Kay Ehling; Gregor Weber

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 74.65

    Die Epoche des Hellenismus ist vor allem durch eine Neuerung gekennzeichnet, die sich als ungemein folgenreich erweisen sollte: die Monarchien. Die Herrscher mussten nicht nur auf die Sicherung des Territoriums mit militärischen Mitteln bedacht sein, sondern widmeten sich auch der Dynastiebildung und pflegten verschiedene Formen der herrscherlichen... more...

  • Hellenistische Königreicheby Kay Ehling; Gregor Weber

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 74.65

    Die Epoche des Hellenismus ist vor allem durch eine Neuerung gekennzeichnet, die sich als ungemein folgenreich erweisen sollte: die Monarchien. Die Herrscher mussten nicht nur auf die Sicherung des Territoriums mit militärischen Mitteln bedacht sein, sondern widmeten sich auch der Dynastiebildung und pflegten verschiedene Formen der herrscherlichen... more...

  • Alexander der Große und die "nackten Weisen" Indiensby Marc Steinmann

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 70.79

    Die "Collatio Alexandri et Dindimi" ist ein anonymer, fiktiver spätantiker Briefwechsel aus dem Umfeld des Alexanderromans. In dieser Auseinandersetzung um die rechte Lebensweise vertritt der Brahmanenkönig Dindimus einen rigoros-asketischen Standpunkt, Alexander der Große dagegen plädiert für einen maßvollen Genuss der Gaben der Natur. Für die vorliegende... more...