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  • 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...

  • 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

    The first part of this study addresses problems of dating and analyzing the ancient literary tradition of Alexander in the light of new papyrus evidence and a critical appraisal of the research. The second part uses major written documents from the Alexandrine period to investigate the fundamental aspects of the king?s Hellenic policy.... 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...