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  • Karl Wilhelm von Heideckby Berthold Seewald

    De Gruyter 1994; US$ 70.00

    Der künstlerisch ambitionierte Schweizer Karl Wilhelm v. Heideck, der in französischen Diensten militärische Erfahrungen auf europäischen Schlachtfeldern erwarb, stieg in der bayerischen Armeee zum General auf. In den Jahren 1826—1835 wirkte er als Militärberater in Griechenland, das sich von der jahrhundertelangen türkisch-osmanischen... more...

  • A History of Greece, 1300 to 30 BCby Victor Parker

    Wiley 2013; US$ 48.95 US$ 44.06

    A History of Greece: 1300 ‒ 30 BC , offers a comprehensive introduction to the foundational political history of Greece, from the late Mycenaean Age through to the death of Cleopatra VII, the last Hellenistic monarch of Egypt. Introduces textual and archaeological evidence used by historians to reconstruct historical events during Greece’s... more...

  • Intimate Lives of the Ancient Greeksby Stephanie Budin

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 58.00

    This work explores various aspects of ancient Greek personal and emotional lives, beginning with their understandings of their own bodies, individual and personal relationships, and ending with their feelings about religion and the afterlife. It covers ancient Greek culture from the early Archaic period in the 8th century BCE through the Late Classical... more...

  • A History of Earliest Italy (Routledge Revivals)by Missimo Pallottino

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    In A History of Earliest Italy , first published in 1984, Professor Pallottino illumines the wide variety of peoples, languages, and traditions of culture and trade that constituted the pre-Roman Italic world. Since the written sources are fragmentary, archaeology provides the central reservoir for evidence of the societies and institutions of... more...

  • Eureka!by Peter Jones

    Atlantic Books 2014; US$ 5.49

    The ancient Greeks gave us our alphabet and much of our scientific, medical and cultural language; they invented democracy, atomic theory, and the rules of logic and geometry; laid the foundations of philosophy, history, tragedy and comedy; and debated everything from the good life and the role of women, to making sense of foreigners and the best... more...

  • Roots of Ancient Greek Civilizationby Harald Haarmann

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 55.00

    Contrary to a prevalent belief of the Western world, that democracy, agriculture, theater and the arts were the attainments of Classical Greek civilization, these were actually a Bronze Age fusion of earlier European concepts and Hellenic ingenuity. This work considers both the multicultural wellspring from which these ideas flowed and their ready... more...

  • The OPA! Wayby Alex Pattakos; Elaine Dundon

    BenBella Books, Inc. 2014; US$ 24.99

    Named the "2015 Self-Help Book of the Year" at the New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards In chasing the good life,” many of us sacrifice our relationships, our health, and our sanity, but at the end of the day, we still find ourselves with lives and work that bring us little fulfillment. Life isn't about the pursuit of happiness, which is superficial... more...

  • The Greeksby Robin Sowerby

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95

    The Greeks has provided a concise yet wide-ranging introduction to the culture of ancient Greece. In this new and expanded third edition the best-selling volume offers a lucid survey that covers all the key elements of ancient Greek civilization from the age of Homer to the Hellenistic period. It provides detailed discussions of the main trends... more...

  • Revolt in Athensby John O. Iatrides; William Hardy McNeill

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 49.95 US$ 45.45

    In December 1944, following the withdrawal of the German occupation troops, Athens became the scence of bitter fighting between the British-sponsored government of George Papandreaou and the Greek Left. This upheaal and its suppression set the stage for the full-scale civil war of 1946-1949 and for much that has plagued that troubled nation ever since.... more...

  • Culture and Customs of Greeceby Artemis Leontis

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 55.00

    The Parthenon. Plato, Socrates, and Aristotle. Homer's epic poems. Gods and goddesses lounging around, indulging in pleasures on Mount Olympus. All of these images bring to mind the traditional icons of Greece, the cradle of Western Civilization. But what do we know of modern Greece? The answer to that question and more can be found in this comprehensive... more...