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  • A New History of the Peloponnesian Warby Donald Kagan

    Cornell University Press 2013; US$ 45.00

    A New History of the Peloponnesian War is an ebook-only omnibus edition that includes all four volumes of Donald Kagan's acclaimed account of the war between Athens and Sparta (431–404 B.C.): The Outbreak of the Peloponnesian War, The Archidamian War, The Peace of Nicias and the Sicilian Expedition , and The Fall of the Athenian Empire . Reviewing... more...

  • The Peace of Nicias and the Sicilian Expedition (A New History of the Peloponnesian War)by Donald Kagan

    Cornell University Press 2013; US$ 14.95

    Why did the Peace of Nicias fail to reconcile Athens and Sparta? In the third volume of his landmark four-volume history of the Peloponnesian War, Donald Kagan examines the years between the signing of the peace treaty and the destruction of the Athenian expedition to Sicily in 413 B.C. The principal figure in the narrative is the Athenian politician... more...

  • The Outbreak of the Peloponnesian War (A New History of the Peloponnesian War)by Donald Kagan

    Cornell University Press 2013; US$ 14.95

    The first volume of Donald Kagan's acclaimed four-volume history of the Peloponnesian War offers a new evaluation of the origins and causes of the conflict, based on evidence produced by modern scholarship and on a careful reconsideration of the ancient texts. He focuses his study on the question: Was the war inevitable, or could it have been avoided?... more...

  • The Archidamian Warby Donald Kagan

    Cornell University Press 2013; US$ 14.95

    This book, the second volume in Donald Kagan's tetralogy about the Peloponnesian War, is a provocative and tightly argued history of the first ten years of the war. Taking a chronological approach that allows him to present at each stage the choices that were open to both sides in the conflict, Kagan focuses on political, economic, diplomatic, and... more...

  • The Complete Histories of Polybiusby Polybius

    Neeland Media LLC 2010; US$ 4.99

    Written in the 2nd century by the Greek historian Polybius, "The Histories" is a multi-volume work detailing many of the events, people, and ideas of the Hellenistic Period. While his focus is the space of time in which ancient Rome became a world power from 220 to 167 BC, Polybius also discusses his role as a 'pragmatic historian', a discourse on... more...

  • Cyropaedia: The Education of Cyrusby Xenophon

    Neeland Media LLC 2010; US$ 11.99

    Written in the early fourth century BCE by a gentleman and soldier from Athens, "Cyropaedia" is an account of Cyrus the Great that escapes a simple genre placement. It is a sort of historical, political, biographical, fictional romance, encapsulating the sweeping type of narrative characteristic of Xenophon's works. The overall portrait of Cyrus is... more...

  • Greece 484 b.c.-200 a.d.by MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    Complete interlinked edition. Table of Contents Introduction. By Henry Cabot Lodge. Herodotus-(Born probably in 484 b.c., died probably in 424.). I: Solon''s Words of Wisdom to Crœsus. (From Book I of the "History." Translated by Rawlinson). II: Babylon and Its Capture by Cyrus. (From Book I of the "History." Translated... more...

  • Magic in the Ancient Greek Worldby Derek Collins

    Wiley 2008; US$ 133.95 US$ 120.56

    Original and comprehensive, Magic in the Ancient Greek World takes the reader inside both the social imagination and the ritual reality that made magic possible in ancient Greece. Explores the widespread use of spells, drugs, curse tablets, and figurines, and the practitioners of magic in the ancient world Uncovers how magic worked.... more...

  • The Histories of Herodotus,I and II (Complete)by Herodotus

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    The Histories of Herodotus of Halicarnassus is considered the first work of history in Western literature. Written about 440 BC in the Ionic dialect of classical Greek, The Histories tells the story of the Greco-Persian Wars between the Achaemenid Empire and the Greek city-states in the 5th century BC. Herodotus travelled extensively around the ancient... more...

  • On Regimen in Acute Diseasesby Hippocrates

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    The Hippocratic Corpus (Latin: Corpus Hippocraticum) is a collection of around seventy early medical works from ancient Greece, written in Ionic Greek…..The Hippocratic Corpus contains textbooks, lectures, research, notes and philosophical essays on various subjects in medicine, in no particular order. These works were written for different audiences,... more...