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- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
This illustrated Travel Guide is a part of the Mobi Sights series, our concise guides that only feature the most essential information on city attractions. This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. Inside you will find a locator map and a list of top attractions linked to individual... more...
- 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...
- Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 16.03
The ancient Greeks gave us our alphabet and much of our scientific, medical and cultural language; they invented democracy, atomic theory, and the rules of logic and geometry; laid the foundations of philosophy, history, tragedy and comedy; and debated everything from the good life and the role of women, to making sense of foreigners and the best... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 71.24
<P>This volume presents the first results of research conducted on 'The Social and Cultural Construction of Emotions: The Greek Paradigm' by a research group in Oxford funded by the European Research Council. The project aims at contributing to a better understanding of the social and cultural factors that determine the manifestation of emotions... more...
- Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 40.27
<P>Fritz Gschnitzer (1929?2008) war einer der bedeutendsten Althistoriker seiner Generation. Seine <EM>Griechische Sozialgeschichte</EM>, in mehrere Sprachen übersetzt, bleibt dreißig Jahre nach der Erstauflage die maßgebliche Einleitung in dieses Thema und ein wichtiges Hilfsmittel für das Studium der griechischen Geschichte. Ihr... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 27.99
?One of the finest and most original writers?and one of the greatest Polish writers of [the 20th] century. [Herbert] is a figure comparable to, say, T. S. Eliot or W. H. Auden.? ?Edward Hirsch, The New Yorker Polish essayist, poet, and spiritual leader of his nation?s anti-Communist movement, the late Zbigniew Herbert is a literary... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1944; US$ 59.99
Werner Jaeger's classic three-volume work, originally published in 1939, is now available in paperback. Paideia, the shaping of Greek character through a union of civilization, tradition, literature, and philosophy is the basis for Jaeger's evaluation of Hellenic culture. Volume I describes the foundation, growth, and crisis of Greek culture... more...