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  • Early Greek States Beyond the Polisby Catherine Morgan

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    Clear and direct in style, and with more than eighty photographs, maps and plans, Early Greek States Beyond the Polis is a widely relevant  study of Greek history, archaeology and society. Catherine Morgan addresses the different forms of association experienced by early Iron-Age and Archaic Greeks by exploring the archaeological, literary and... more...

  • Athenian Politics c800-500 BCby G. R. Stanton

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95

    First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Geometric Greeceby J.N. Coldstream

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 45.95

    J.N. Coldstream has now fully updated his comprehensive survey with a substantial new chapter on the abundant discoveries and developments made since the book's first publication. The text is presented in three main sections: the passing of the dark ages, c.900–770 BC; the Greek renaissance, c.770–700 BC, covered region by region, and the final part... more...

  • The Rhetoric of Manhoodby Joseph Roisman

    University of California Press 2005; US$ 55.00

    The concept of manhood was immensely important in ancient Athens, shaping its political, social, legal, and ethical systems. This book, a groundbreaking study of manhood in fourth-century Athens, is the first to provide a comprehensive examination of notions about masculinity found in the Attic orators, who represent one of the most important sources... more...

  • The Wisdom of Alexander the Greatby Lance B. Kurke

    AMACOM 2004; US$ 21.95

    Ninety percent of the known world bowed to him. That’s power. They also learned to trust and respect him. That’s leadership. more...

  • Excavations at Nemea IIIby Robert C. Knapp; John D. Mac Isaac

    University of California Press 2005; US$ 135.00

    Since 1974 the University of California at Berkeley has been sponsoring extensive excavations at the Panhellenic athletic festival center of ancient Nemea in the modern Greek province of Korinthia. With its well-documented excavation and clear historical context, the site offers an excellent opportunity for investigation and analysis. This volume,... more...

  • Alexander the Greatby Waldemar Heckel; J. C. Yardley

    Wiley 2012; US$ 157.95 US$ 142.16

    This source book presents new translations of the most important ancient writings on the life and legacy of Alexander the Great. Provides comprehensive coverage of Alexander, from his family background to his military conquests, death and legacy. Includes substantial extracts of texts written by historians, geographers, biographers... more...

  • The Battle of Salamisby Barry Strauss

    Simon & Schuster 2005; US$ 12.99

    On a late September day in 480 B.C., Greek warships faced an invading Persian armada in the narrow Salamis Straits in the most important naval battle of the ancient world. Overwhelmingly outnumbered by the enemy, the Greeks triumphed through a combination of strategy and deception. More than two millennia after it occurred, the clash between the Greeks... more...

  • Alexander the Greatby Richard Stoneman

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 30.95

    Alexander the Great by Richard Stoneman is an introduction to the career and impact of the great Macedonian conqueror and the main themes of his reign. As well as tackling problems of interpretation, the author includes: an examination of the written and other sources and the problems of working with them discussion of archaeological and numismatic... more...

  • Aeschines and Athenian Politicsby Edward M. Harris

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 184.99

    Filling a major gap in scholarship, this is the first full-length study of the Athenian politician Aeschines. Along with Isocrates, Aeschines was one of the most prominent Athenian politicians who advocated friendly ties with the Macedonian king Philip II. Though overshadowed by his famous rival Demosthenes, Aeschines played a key role in the decisive... more...