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  • Alexandria: City of Gifts and Sorrowsby A. J. Polyzoides

    Sussex Academic Press 2014; US$ 24.99

    Alexandria: City of Gifts and Sorrows is a historical journey from the third century to the multiethnic metropolis of the 20th century, bringing together two diverse histories of the city. Ancient Alexandria was built by the Greek Ptolemies who completed the grand library and museum, which functioned as a university with the emphasis on science.... more...

  • Greece since 1945by David H. Close

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    The book draws extensively on research on modern Greece in recent decades, and on the many perceptive commentaries on recent events in the Greek press. It adopts both an analytical and chronological approach and shows how Greece has both converged with western Europe and remained distinctively Balkan. David Close writes clearly and forcefully, and... 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...

  • Greeceby Carol G. Thomas

    Wiley 2014; US$ 74.95

    Greece: A Short History of a Long Story presents a comprehensive overview of the history of Greece by exploring the continuity of Greek culture from its Neolithic origins to the modern era. Tells the story of Greece through individual personalities that inhabited various periods in the lengthy sweep of Greek history Uses an approach based on... 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...

  • Intellectuals in Politics in the Greek World: From Early Times to the Hellenistic Ageby Frank Vatai

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    Intellectuals in Politics in the Greek World , first published in 1984, was the first comprehensive study of this recurrent theme in political sociology with specific reference to antiquity, and led to significant revaluation of the role of intellectuals in everyday political life. The term ?intellectual? is carefully defined, and figures as... more...

  • A Rope of Vinesby Brenda Chamberlain

    Parthian Books 2014; US$ 4.36

    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...

  • The Pan Principleby Fiona Pitt-Kethley

    Arcadia Books Limited 2014; US$ 4.36

    The Pan Principle is the story of a woman's travels in search of a variety of sites sacret to god Pan in Greece. Pan, half-goat, half-man, is the only god who is said by the ancients to have died. The mystery of his supposed death is discussed as the various shrines and areas connected to him are examined. His earliest territory was the little-visited... more...

  • Der griechische Dämonby Kaspar Dreidoppel

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 52.64

    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...

  • Top 10 Athensby Coral Davenport; Jane Foster

    DK Publishing 2014; US$ 14.00

    DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Athens will lead you straight to the best attractions this city has to offer. Whether you're looking for museums and ancient sites, alluring nearby islands, nighttime hot-spots, streets for shopping, the liveliest festivals, or want to find the best restaurants and tavernas in Athens, this guide is the perfect... more...