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  • Gods, Heroes, And Philosophersby Christopher Bonanos

    Kensington 2005; US$ 13.99

    Here are some of the reasons to be proud to be Greek: • Alexander the Greet, greatest conqueror of them all • Olympic games, past and present • Olympia Dukakis, George Stephanopolous, and Yanni • Birth of democracy, cradle of western civilization • Aesop's wise and winning fables • Warm souvlaki, cold retsina • And every Greek diner you ever... more...

  • Hellenomaniaby Katherine Harloe; Nicoletta Momigliano; Alexandre Farnoux

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 51.00

    Hellenomania , the second volume in the MANIA series, presents a wide-ranging, multi-disciplinary exploration of the modern reception of ancient Greek material culture in cultural practices ranging from literature to architecture, stage and costume design, painting, sculpture, cinema, and the performing arts. It examines both canonical and less familiar... more...

  • John Skylitzes: A Synopsis of Byzantine History, 811–1057by John Skylitzes; John Wortley

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 32.00

    The first complete English translation of John Skylitzes' Middle Byzantine chronicle, with introductions and notes. more...

  • Margins and Metropolisby Judith Herrin

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 28.95 US$ 26.34

    This volume explores the political, cultural, and ecclesiastical forces that linked the metropolis of Byzantium to the margins of its far-flung empire. Focusing on the provincial region of Hellas and Peloponnesos in central and southern Greece, Judith Herrin shows how the prestige of Constantinople was reflected in the military, civilian, and ecclesiastical... more...

  • The Ariadne Objectiveby Wes Davis

    Crown/Archetype 2013; US$ 26.00

    The incredible true story of the World War II spies, including Patrick Leigh Fermor and John Pendlebury, who fought to save Crete and block Hitler's march to the East. In the bleakest years of World War II, when it appeared that nothing could slow the German army, Hitler set his sights on the Mediterranean island of Crete, the ideal staging ground... more...

  • Space and Time in Mediterranean Prehistoryby Stella Souvatzi; Athena Hadji

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.55

    Space and Time in Mediterranean Prehistory addresses these two concepts as interrelated, rather than as separate categories, and as a means for understanding past social relations at different scales. The need for this volume was realised through four main observations: the ever growing interest in space and spatiality across the social sciences;... more...

  • The Fall of Constantinople to the Ottomansby Michael Angold

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.25

    The fall of Constantinople to the Ottomans in 1453 marked the end of a thousand years of the Christian Roman Empire. Thereafter, world civilisation began a process of radical change. The West came to identify itself as Europe; the Russians were set on the path of autocracy; the Ottomans were transformed into a world power while the Greeks were left... more...

  • History of the Peloponnesian Warby Thucydides; Richard Crawley

    Dover Publications 2017; US$ 7.00

    An Athenian general of the fifth century B.C. chronicles the disastrous 27-year conflict between Athens and Sparta. Thucydides traces the conflict's roots and provides detailed, knowledgeable analyses of battles and the political atmosphere. more...

  • The Fall Of Creteby Alan Clark

    Orion 2016; US$ 10.99

    The epic story of one of the most bitter and dramatic battles fought between German and Allied forces during the whole of the Second World War. The decisive action took place within five days, and twice its outcome hung in the balance. By the third day, the number of German dead exceeded their losses in all other theatres since the outbreak of hostilities.... more...

  • The Histories Book 8: Uraniaby Herodotus

    Start Publishing LLC 2015; US$ 0.99

    Herodotus was an ancient Greek historian who lived in the fifth century BC (c.484 - 425 BC). He has been called the "Father of History", and was the first historian known to collect his materials systematically, test their accuracy to a certain extent and arrange them in a well-constructed and vivid narrative. The Histories-his masterpiece and the... more...