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  • The Constraints of Desireby John J. Winkler

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95

    For centuries, classical scholars have intensely debated the "position of women" in classical Athens. Did women have a vast but informal power, or were they little better than slaves? Using methods developed from feminist anthropology, Winkler steps back from this narrowly framed question and puts it in the larger context of how sex and gender in ancient... more...

  • All Aboutby P S. Quick

    Andrews UK 2013; US$ 6.99

    This book, filled with amazing facts and photographs, describes what life was like for ancient Greeks. It gives an in-depth account of all aspects of life and people of the time - including sections about the Olympics, Gods, heroes, the Trojan War, city-states, famous people and much more! The ‘All About’ series is an educational collection... more...

  • Mercenaries in the Classical Worldby Stephen English

    Frontline Books 2012; US$ 10.99

    Mercenaries were a significant factor in many of the wars of the Classical world, being employed in large numbers by many states. By far the most famous were Xenophon's 'Ten Thousand', who had to cut their way out of the Persian Empire after the death of their employer and such Greek infantry were for long the most dominant type (even a Spartan king... more...

  • Panhellenism and the Barbarian in Archaic and Classical Greeceby Lynette Mitchell

    Classical Press of Wales 2007; US$ 27.00

    This is the first book in English to provide a systematic treatment of Panhellenism. The author argues that in archaic and classical Greece Panhellenism was a body of narratives that expressed, defined and limited the community of the Hellenes and gave it political substance. Yet Panhellenic narratives also responded to other needs of the community,... more...

  • Greek Civil War, Theby David H. Close

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    The Greek Civil War (1943--50) was a major conflict in its own right, developing out of the rivalry between communist and conservative partisans for control of Greece as the Axis forces retreated at the end of the Second World War. Spanning the transition from World War to Cold War, it also had major international consequences in keeping Greece (alone... more...

  • Intellectuals in Politics in the Greek World: From Early Times to the Hellenistic Ageby Frank Vatai

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    Intellectuals in Politics in the Greek World , first published in 1984, was the first comprehensive study of this recurrent theme in political sociology with specific reference to antiquity, and led to significant revaluation of the role of intellectuals in everyday political life. The term ?intellectual? is carefully defined, and figures as... more...

  • Land of Lost Godsby Richard Stoneman

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 21.00

    The glories of classical Greece are an essential part of our heritage and are echoed every day in the buildings and institutions we see around us. But who were the visitors from afar who first appreciated the riches of the archaeological past of Greece and the Greek lands; who opened up the culture and its ancient remains? From as early as 1420 a... more...

  • Falling for Icarusby Rory MacLean

    I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 19.00

    On a windy spring morning in an ancient Cretan village, Rory MacLean fell to earth. His mother had died a few months earlier and a single obsession had risen from his grief: the notion to build a feather-light flying machine. And so, on the island where Daedalus and Icarus had made mankind's maiden flight, MacLean journeyed back to beginnings, back... more...

  • Andreas Papandreouby Draenos Stan

    I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 40.00

    A generation after his death and still no monument adorns Andreas Papandreou?s grave at the First Cemetery of Athens. This puzzling absence exemplifies the enigma surrounding the man who was arguably the most remarkable, and certainly the most controversial Greek politician of the post-World War II era. Venerated by his admirers and despised by his... more...

  • Antike und Abendland (2008)by Werner von Koppenfels; Helmut Krasser; Wilhelm Kühlmann

    Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2008; US$ 221.00

    The ANTIKE UND ABENDLAND yearbook was founded immediately after the Second World War by Bruno Snell as a forum for interdisciplinary discussion of topics from Antiquity and the history of their later effects. The Editorial Board contains representatives from the disciplines of Classical Studies, Ancient History, Germanic Studies, Romance Studies and... more...