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  • Sailing to Classical Greeceby Olga Palagia; Hans Rupprecht Goette

    Oxbow Books 2011; US$ 25.00

    This volume of 15 papers is a tribute to Petros Themelis for his significant contribution to Greek archaeology and especially to the excavation, study and conservation to the ancient site of Messene in the Peloponnese. An international cast of scholars has contributed essays on a wide range of subjects (Greek sculpture, epigraphy and architecture),... more...

  • Capricious Bordersby Olga Demetriou

    Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 90.00

    Borders of states, borders of citizenship, borders of exclusion. As the lines drawn on international treaty maps become ditches in the ground and roaming barriers in the air, a complex state apparatus is set up to regulate the lives of those who cannot be expelled, yet who have never been properly 'rooted'. This study explores the mechanisms employed... more...

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

    Wiley 2013; US$ 102.95

    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...

  • Der griechische Dämonby Kaspar Dreidoppel

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 47.13

    Gegenstand des Buches ist die Geschichte des besetzten Griechenlands 1941?1944. Im Mittelpunkt stehen zum einen Struktur und Vorgehensweisen der von den Kommunisten kontrollierten Nationalen Befreiungsfront (EAM), zum anderen die Reaktionen der Herausgeforderten, d.h. der Deutschen und des einheimischen bürgerlichen Lagers. Dabei korrigiert Dreidoppel... more...

  • A Rope of Vinesby Brenda Chamberlain

    Parthian Books 2014; US$ 3.99

    A Rope of Vines, Journal from a Greek Island is a beautiful and personal account of the time spent by Brenda Chamberlain on the Greek Island of Ydra in the early 1960's. Sea and harbour, mountain and monastery, her neighbours and friends are unforgettably pictured; these were the reality outside herself while within there was a conflict of emotion... 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...

  • 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$ 24.95

    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 and fleeting. It?s about meaning, which helps us realize our full potential, and knowing... more...

  • The Greeksby Robin Sowerby

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    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...