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  • 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...

  • Greece since 1945by David H. Close

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    The book draws extensively on research on modern Greece in recent decades, and on the many perceptive commentaries on recent events in the Greek press. It adopts both an analytical and chronological approach and shows how Greece has both converged with western Europe and remained distinctively Balkan. David Close writes clearly and forcefully, and... more...

  • Twilight of the Hellenistic Worldby Mike Roberts; Bob Bennett

    Pen and Sword 2012; US$ 10.99

    This book recounts and analyzes the complex series of conflicts between the Hellenistic Successor states in the generation before the Romans intervened in, and ultimately conquered, the region. This period is rarely treated in any depth, usually warranting little more than a summary as context for a discussion of the Roman conquests. The authors demonstrate... more...

  • The Summer of My Greek Tavernaby Tom Stone

    Simon & Schuster 2002; US$ 13.99

    Tom Stone went to Greece one summer to write a novel -- and stayed twenty-two years. On Patmos, the tiny island where St. John received the apocalyptic visions recorded in the Book of Revelations, he fell in love with Danielle, a beautiful French painter. His novel completed and sold, he decided to stay a little longer. Seven idyllic years later,... more...

  • The Summer of My Greek Tavernaby Tom Stone

    Simon & Schuster 2002; Not Available

    Tom Stone went to Greece one summer to write a novel -- and stayed twenty-two years. On Patmos, the tiny island where St. John received the apocalyptic visions recorded in the Book of Revelations, he fell in love with Danielle, a beautiful French painter. His novel completed and sold, he decided to stay a little longer. Seven idyllic years later,... more...

  • Daily Life of the Ancient Greeksby Robert Garland

    ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 64.00

    Ancient Greece comes alive in this recreation of the daily lives of ordinary people?men and women, children and the elderly, slaves and foreigners, rich and poor. Taking account of the most up-to-date discoveries, the author provides a wealth of information on such varied facets of Greek life as food and drink, dress, housing, literacy, juvenile delinquency,... more...

  • The Making of Modern Greeceby Roderick Beaton; David Ricks

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 139.95

    In 1821, when the banner of revolution was raised against the empire of the Ottoman Turks, the story of 'Modern Greece' is usually said to begin. Less well known is the international recognition given to Greece as an independent state with full sovereign rights, as early as 1830, placing Greece in the vanguard among the new nation-states of... more...

  • Liberating Hellenism from the Ottoman Empireby Gonda Van Steen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    This book employs a close reading of Marcellus' works and offers a compelling new interpretation of the relationship between philhellenism and Orientalism. more...

  • Top 10 Creteby Robin Gauldie

    DK Publishing 2013; US$ 14.00

    DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Crete will lead you straight to the very best on offer. Whether you're looking for the things not to miss at the Top 10 sights, or want to find the best nightspots; this guide is the perfect companion. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists - from the Top 10 museums to the Top 10 events and festivals - there's even a list... 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...