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  • Aristotle and Confucius on Rhetoric and Truthby Haixia Lan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The current study argues that different cultures can coexist better today if we focus not only on what separates them but also on what connects them. To do so, the author discusses how both Aristotle and Confucius see rhetoric as a mode of thinking that is indispensable to the human understanding of the truths of things or dao -the-way, or, how both... more...

  • The Parthenon Enigmaby Joan Breton Connelly

    Head of Zeus 2014; US$ 16.99

    A radical new interpretation of the meaning and purposes of one of the world's most iconic buildings. more...

  • A History of the Greek Resistance in the Second World Warby Spyros Tsoutsoumpis

    Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 105.00

    This book tells the story of the Greek resistance to Axis occupation during the Second World War and in particular the life of armed guerrillas. Rather than provide a conventional military history it will illuminate for the first time the lives, experiences and thoughts of the resistance fighters during their fight against the Occupation. more...

  • The Hellenistic Worldby F. W. Walbank

    HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 10.42

    The vast land empire that Alexander the Great left to his successors was without parallel in Greek history. Alexander’s family and generals created a new order of monarchies and city-states which was to control most of the territory between the Adriatic Sea and western India for three hundred years. more...

  • The Macedonians in Athens, 322-229 B.C.by Olga Palagia; Stephen V. Tracy

    Oxbow Books 2016; US$ 28.00

    For a century following the end of the Lamian War in 322 B.C., Athens' harbour at Pireus was almost constantly occupied by a Macedonian garrison. The Macedonian presence dealt a crucial blow to Athenian independence and Athenian democracy, initiating the first in a long and intermittent series of foreign occupations. The twenty-eight papers in... more...

  • Early Cycladic Sculpture in Contextby Marissa Marthari; Colin Renfrew; Michael Boyd

    Oxbow Books 2017; US$ 27.96

    The sculpture of the early bronze age Cyclades has been systematically studied since the time of Christos Tsountas at the end of the 19th century. But that study has been hampered by the circumstance that so many of the subsequent finds come from unauthorised excavations, where the archaeological context was irretrievably lost. Largely for that reason... more...

  • Song of Wrathby J. E. Lendon

    Basic Books 2010; US$ 30.00

    Song of Wrath tells the story of Classical Athens' victorious Ten Years' War (431 421 BC) against grim Spartathe first decade of the terrible Peloponnesian War that turned the Golden Age of Greece to lead. Historian J.E. Lendon presents a sweeping tale of pitched battles by land and sea, sieges, sacks, raids, and deeds of cruelty and guilealong... more...

  • Cultural Perceptions of Violence in the Hellenistic Worldby Michael Champion; Lara O'Sullivan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Violence had long been central to the experience of Hellenistic Greek cities and to their civic discourses. This volume asks how these discourses were shaped and how they functioned within the particular cultural constructs of the Hellenistic world. It was a period in which warfare became more professionalised, and wars increasingly ubiquitous.... more...

  • The Greeksby Tim McNeese

    Classroom Complete Press Ltd 1999; US$ 8.95

    "The Greeks" (1000 B.C.—300 B.C.) provides an overview of Greek civilization from its origins in ancient Minoan and Mycenaean culture through the Golden Age of Athens and the rise of Alexander the Great. Special emphasis is given to the sociology of life in Ancient Greece—the lives of ordinary women, children, families, and soldiers—as well as to... more...

  • Greek Gods Abroadby Robert Parker

    University of California Press 2017; US$ 44.95

    From even before the time of Alexander the Great, the Greek gods spread throughout the Mediterranean, carried by settlers and largely adopted by the indigenous populations. By the third century b.c., gods bearing Greek names were worshipped everywhere from Spain to Afghanistan, with the resulting religious systems a variable blend of Greek and indigenous... more...