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  • The Dorian Aegean (Routledge Revivals)by Elizabeth M. Craik

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    This wide-ranging yet detailed study describes and assesses the many-faceted cultural achievement of an area remote from Athens, the Dorian islands. Elizabeth Craik?s scholarship sets this lively outlying region of the ancient Greek world ? which included Rhodes, Kos, Karpathos, Melos, and Thera ? in the perspective of Greek civilization as a whole,... more...

  • Das archaische Kretaby Gunnar Seelentag

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00

    Archaic Crete is ideally suited for a case study on the process of institutionalization in early Greece. Along with the literary and archeological sources, numerous inscriptions from the 7 th to the 5 th centuries BCE cast light on key issues of the epoch, including the emergence of the polis, mechanisms of social integration, and ways... more...

  • Greek Historiographyby Thomas F. Scanlon

    Wiley 2015; US$ 69.95

    This volume provides an accessible, comprehensive, and up-to-date survey of the ancient Greek genre of historical writing from its origins before Herodotus to the Greek historians of the Roman imperial era, seven centuries later. Focuses on the themes of power and human nature, causation, divine justice, leadership, civilization versus barbarism,... more...

  • Römische Geschichtsschreibungby Jörg Rüpke

    Tectum Verlag 2015; US$ 22.89

    Für die Klassische Philologie wie die Alte Geschichte bietet die antike Geschichtsschreibung den direktesten Zugang zur Lebenswelt und Geschichte Roms. Fast zwei Jahrtausende haben Caesar und Sallust, Livius und Tacitus, Sueton und Ammianus Marcellinus, aber auch Dionysios von Halikarnassos und Cassius Dio als Quellen für das Bild Roms und des Römischen... more...

  • Athens Transformed, 404?262 BCby Phillip Harding

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    During the heady, democratic days of the fifth and fourth centuries, the poorer members of Athenian society, the lower two classes of zeugitai and thetes, enjoyed an unprecedented dominance in both domestic and foreign politics. At home, the participatory nature of the constitution required their presence not only in the lawcourts and assembly,... more...

  • The Madness of Alexander the Greatby Richard A. Gabriel

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 18.99

    Over the years, some 20,000 books and articles have been written about Alexander the Great, the vast majority hailing him as possibly the greatest general that ever lived. Richard A. Gabriel, however, argues that, while Alexander was clearly a succesful soldier-adventurer, the evidence of real greatness is simply not there. 
The author presents... more...

  • Die Athener und ihre Gräber (1000-300 v. Chr.)by Elena Walter-Karydi

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    The numerous extant grave monuments from Attica are important for our understanding of the beliefs that the Athenians held about death. The author analyses grave types, imagery, and inscriptions from the Geometric through the Classical period and compares these to later Christian traditions. more...

  • Das Altertumby Karen Piepenbrink; Michael Erbe

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2015; US$ 19.08

    Dieser Band behandelt die "klassische" Antike, d.h. die griechische und römische Geschichte von der mykenischen Zeit Griechenlands bis zum Untergang des weströmischen Reiches 476. Im Vordergrund stehen die Grundzüge der politischen und der Verfassungsgeschichte, die in enger Verzahnung mit der gesellschaftlichen, wirtschaftlichen und kulturellen... more...

  • Alexander the Great and Hernán Cortésby Justin D. Lyons

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 89.99

    This biographical pairing of Alexander the Great and Hernán Cortés reflects both upon the character and the leadership abilities of the two famous conquerors. The book joins historical narrative with source analysis and consideration of moral themes revealing underappreciated aspects of their leadership. more...

  • Deutschlands Supergrabungenby Alexander Hesse

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2015; US$ 30.52

    In keinem Land der Welt wird so viel ausgegraben wie in Deutschland. Etwa 2000 Fundplätze fördern unablässig Überraschungen und Sensationen zu Tage. Und immer noch sind über 90 % der archäologischen Schätze des Landes unentdeckt. Moorleichen, Mörder, die ersten Künstler der Welt, grausame Schlachten, versunkene Schiffe und geheime Fluchttunnel: Immer... more...