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  • The Cambridge Companion to Archaic Greeceby H. A. Shapiro

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 28.00

    Provides a synthesis of history, society, and culture during the formative period of Ancient Greece. more...

  • The Greeksby Robin Sowerby

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 36.95

    The Greeks has provided a concise yet wide-ranging introduction to the culture of ancient Greece since its first publication. This new and expanded edition of the best selling volume covers literature, drama, philosophy, art and architecture, and provides political, social and historical context. It includes new material on religion, as well as... more...

  • The Constraints of Desireby John J. Winkler

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95

    For centuries, classical scholars have intensely debated the "position of women" in classical Athens. Did women have a vast but informal power, or were they little better than slaves? Using methods developed from feminist anthropology, Winkler steps back from this narrowly framed question and puts it in the larger context of how sex and gender in ancient... more...

  • Andreas Papandreouby Draenos Stan

    I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 40.00

    A generation after his death and still no monument adorns Andreas Papandreou?s grave at the First Cemetery of Athens. This puzzling absence exemplifies the enigma surrounding the man who was arguably the most remarkable, and certainly the most controversial Greek politician of the post-World War II era. Venerated by his admirers and despised by his... more...

  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...