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  • Amphora Stamps from Thasosby Chavdar Tzochev

    American School of Classical Studies at Athens 1753; US$ 70.31

    Ancient Thasos was renowned for its wine, which was heavily exported in ceramic amphoras across the eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea. Once a principal market in this trade, the Athenian Agora is now home to one of the largest collections of stamped amphora fragments from the island of Thasos, including 723 items dating from the beginning of... more...

  • Coastal Demes of Attikaby C.W.J. Eliot

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 1962; Not Available

    Professor Eliot has not only made a substantial contribution to our knowledge of ancient Athens but has come to important conclusions about Kleisthenes' constitution of the tribes. more...

  • Epistola ad Joannem Milliumby Richard Bentley; G.P. Goold

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 1962; Not Available

    A special reprint of Alexander Dyce’s edition of the  Epistola  (1691), the work which first brought Bentley fame, and which has long been out of print.  more...

  • Classics of Greek Literatureby Harry E. Wedeck

    Philosophical Library 1963; US$ 22.50

    The ancient Greeks have exercised the greatest influence on Western culture, and we are indebted to them for their artistic, dramatic and philosophical achievements. The Greek ideal of perfection, both intellectual and physical, pervades much of their literature. They were both idealistic and realistic and they contemplated man as a harmonious synthesis... more...

  • Euripidean Dramaby J. Desmond Conacher

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 1967; Not Available

    All the extant Euripidean drama is examined in this book; the result is an intelligent guide to the plays for all students of dramatic literature, as well as a convincing defence of Euripides the creator. more...

  • The Rise and Fall of Athensby Plutarch; Ian Scott-Kilvert; Ian Scott-Kilvert

    Penguin Books Ltd 1973; US$ 15.50

    Nine Greek biographies illustrate the rise and fall of Athens, from the legendary days of Theseus, the city's founder, through Solon, Themistocles, Aristides, Cimon, Pericles, Nicias, and Alcibiades, to the razing of its walls by Lysander. more...

  • History of the Peloponnesian Warby Thucydides; M. Finley; Rex Warner

    Penguin Books Ltd 1974; US$ 15.50

    Written four hundred years before the birth of Christ, this detailed contemporary account of the long life-and-death struggle between Athens and Sparta stands an excellent chance of fulfilling its author's ambitious claim. Thucydides himself (c.460-400 BC) was an Athenian and achieved the rank of general in the earlier stages of the war. He applied... more...

  • Excavations at Nichoria in Southwest Greeceby George Rapp; S.E. Aschenbrenner

    University of Minnesota Press 1974; US$ 60.00 US$ 51.00

    This volume is the third of four reports (and the second to be published) on the findings of an excavation in the Southwestern Peloponnese of Greece. In the 1960s an interdisciplinary group known as the University of Minnesota Messenia Expedition first explored the region of Messenia, then focused on a specific site, the Nichoria ridge, where fieldwork... more...

  • The Persian Expeditionby Xenophon; George Cawkwell; Rex Warner

    Penguin Books Ltd 1975; US$ 14.09

    In The Persian Expedition, Xenophon, a young Athenian noble who sought his destiny abroad, provides an enthralling eyewitness account of the attempt by a Greek mercenary army - the Ten Thousand - to help Prince Cyrus overthrow his brother and take the Persian throne. When the Greeks were then betrayed by their Persian employers, they were forced to... more...

  • The Portable Platoby Plato; Scott Buchanan

    Penguin Publishing Group 1977; US$ 22.00

    Writing in the fourth century B.C., in an Athens that had suffered a humiliating defeat in the Peloponnesian War, Plato formulated questions that have haunted the moral, religious, and political imagination of the West for more than 2,000 years: what is virtue? How should we love? What constitutes a good society? Is there a soul that outlasts the body... more...