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  • Intimate Lives of the Ancient Greeksby Stephanie Budin

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 58.00

    This informative and enjoyable book surveys many aspects of the personal and emotional lives and belief systems of the ancient Greeks, focusing on such issues as familial life, religious piety, and ethnic identity. more...

  • A History of Earliest Italyby Missimo Pallottino

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    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...

  • In the Footsteps of the Godsby David Constantine

    I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 18.00

    Gladiators and goddesses, philosophers and poets, epic battles and romantic landscapes? the classical world has for centuries captivated and inspired the west. But what provoked the shift from the western world's love-affair with classical Rome and its manifestation in the Renaissance, to the Hellenic world? The decisive switch in focus and taste... more...

  • Die Geschichte des antiken Griechenland als Identifikationsangebotby Katja Gorbahn

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 47.51

    Wie wird die antike griechische Geschichte der archaischen und klassischen Zeit in neueren Schulbüchern dargestellt? Welche identitätsrelevanten Bedeutungskonstruktionen treten auf? Mit Bezug auf neuere Überlegungen aus den Sozialwissenschaften entwickelt Katja Gorbahn in dieser Studie ein begriffliches Instrumentarium, in dessen Zentrum der Begriff... more...

  • Die Entdeckung des Geistesby Bruno Snell

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 47.51

    »Snells Hauptwerk Die Entdeckung des Geistes war 1946 wichtig für die Neuorientierung der Nachkriegsgeneration«, befand DIE ZEIT zu Bruno Snells 90. Geburtstag 1986. Seine in diesem Buch zusammengestellten und immer wieder erweiterten »Studien zur Entstehung des europäischen Geistes bei den Griechen« sind seither in alle Weltsprachen übersetzt worden.... more...

  • Der griechische Dämonby Kaspar Dreidoppel

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 52.59

    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...

  • 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 Greek Worldby Anton Powell

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 98.95

    Studying from the Mycenean to the late Hellenistic period, this work includes new articles by twenty-seven specialists of ancient Greece, and presents an examination of the Greek cultures of mainland Greece, Asia Minor, Egypt and Italy. With the chapters sharing the theme of social history, this fascinating book focuses on women, the poor, and... more...

  • The Classical Archaeology of Greeceby Michael Shanks

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 50.95

    Archaeologists do not discover the past but take the fragmentary remains which they recover and make something of them. Archaeology is a process of detection and supposition; this is what makes it so fascinating. However, the interpretations of archaeologists differ and change over time. They depend upon the amount of evidence available, the ideas... more...