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  • 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 (1943-1950) developed out of the rivalry between communist and conservative partisans at the end of the Second World War. It had major international consequences in keeping Greece (alone of all the Balkan nations) out of the Communist bloc and stopping the Soviets reaching the Mediterranean. Yet it has been neglected by historians.... more...

  • Greek Colonisation, 2by Gocha R Tsetskhladze

    BRILL 2008; US$ 216.00

    Greeks set up colonies in new environments, establishing themselves in lands stretching from the Iberian Peninsula in the west to North Africa in the south and the Black Sea in the north-east. This work aims to present the general picture of this phenomenon, showing its importance in the history of the whole ancient world, including the Near East. 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...

  • The Ionian Islands and Epirusby Jim Potts

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 14.49

    Scattered off the west coast of mainland Greece are the seven Ionian Islands, celebrated for their spectacular landscapes, olive groves and classical associations. Together with the mountainous mainland region of Epirus, the combined populations of Corfu, Paxos, Lefkas, Ithaca, Kefalonia, Zakynthos and Kythira constitute less than a twentieth of the... more...

  • Eleftherios Venizelosby Paschalis M. Kitromilides

    Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 89.99

    Offers a study of Eleftherios Venizelos, a towering figure in European diplomacy and Greece's greatest statesman in the twentieth century. The trajectory of Venizelos' career from Cretan rebel to an admired European statesman is charted in a sequence of chapters that survey his rise and great achievements in Greek and European politics. more...

  • Globalisation, Migration and Socio-Economic Change in Contemporary Greeceby Panos Arion Hatziprokopiou

    Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 59.95

    Explores the complex set of processes that determine the incorporation patterns of migrants from Balkan countries in Greece. 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 2008; US$ 70.00

    Ancient Greece comes alive in this exploration of the daily lives of ordinary people-men and women, children and the elderly, slaves and foreigners, rich and poor. With new information drawn from the most current research, this volume presents a wealth of information on every aspect of ancient Greek life, including food and drink, religious practices,... more...