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  • The Ancient Greeksby Stephanie Lynn Budin

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 75.00

    Offering an insight into the ancient Greek world, this text introduces the Bronze Age through the Hellenistic period, focusing on all aspects of history, culture and society. more...

  • Handbook to Life in Ancient Greece, Updated Editionby Lesley Adkins

    Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 70.00

    Encompasses all aspects of ancient Greek life-from the beginnings of the Minoan civilization in Crete to the defeat by the Roman world in 30 BC. Coverage includes government, religion, music, art and visual culture, education and daily life. more...

  • Antike und Abendland (2008)by Werner von Koppenfels; Helmut Krasser; Wilhelm Kühlmann

    Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2008; US$ 221.00

    The ANTIKE UND ABENDLAND yearbook was founded immediately after the Second World War by Bruno Snell as a forum for interdisciplinary discussion of topics from Antiquity and the history of their later effects. The Editorial Board contains representatives from the disciplines of Classical Studies, Ancient History, Germanic Studies, Romance Studies and... more...

  • The Making of Modern Greeceby Roderick Beaton; David Ricks

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 134.95

    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...

  • Historical Dictionary of Modern Greeceby Dimitris Keridis

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 79.99

    The Historical Dictionary of Modern Greece explores the modern history of this country through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, places, events, and institutions, as well as on significant political, economic, social, and cultural aspects. more...

  • Ancient Greeceby Paul Cartledge

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 18.99

    The contribution of the Ancient Greeks to modern western culture is incalculable. In the worlds of art, architecture, myth, literature, and philosophy, the world we live in would be unrecognizably different without the formative influence of Ancient Greek models. Ancient Greek civilization was defined by the city - in Greek, the polis, from which we... more...

  • Daily Life of the Ancient Greeksby Robert Garland

    ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 58.00

    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 Summer of My Greek Tavernaby Tom Stone

    Simon & Schuster 2002; US$ 17.99

    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...

  • It's All Greek To Meby Charlotte Higgins

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 13.99

    Why is ancient Greece important? Because, quite simply, if we want to understand the modern Western world, we need to look back to the Greeks. Consider the way we think about ethics, about the nature of beauty and truth, about our place in the universe, about our mortality. All this we have learned from the ancient Greeks. They molded the basic disciplines... more...

  • Women Writing Greeceby Vassiliki Kolocotroni; Efterpi Mitsi

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 72.80

    Women Writing Greece explores images of modern Greece by women who experienced the country as travellers, writers, and scholars, or who journeyed there through the imagination. The essays assembled here consider women's travel narratives, memoirs and novels, ranging from the eighteenth to the late twentieth century, focusing on the role of gender... more...