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  • Athens Transformed, 404–262 BCby Phillip Harding

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    During the heady, democratic days of the fifth and fourth centuries, the poorer members of Athenian society, the lower two classes of zeugitai and thetes, enjoyed an unprecedented dominance in both domestic and foreign politics. At home, the participatory nature of the constitution required their presence not only in the lawcourts and assembly,... more...

  • Die Römische Republikby Jochen Bleicken

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 42.00

    Wer sich für antike Geschichte interessiert, greift zu dieser knappen und gut lesbaren Geschichte der Römischen Republik, geschrieben von einem der bekanntesten Althistoriker Deutschlands. Jochen Bleicken (1926–2005) führt den Leser von der Zeit der Etrusker bis zum Ende der Republik, das die Herrschaft Caesars besiegelte. Alle wichtigen... more...

  • Geschichte als Element antiker Kulturby Hans-Joachim Gehrke

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 0.00

    Geschichtsvorstellungen, die für die Herausbildung politischer Gemeinschaften bedeutsam sind, könnte man als „intentionale Geschichte“ bezeichnen. In dem Buch wird zunächst dieses Konzept vorgestellt. Im Anschluss daran werden Träger, Medien und Formen dieser Art von Geschichte in der griechischen Kultur systematisch dargelegt. Dabei wird... more...

  • Melothesia in Babyloniaby Markham Judah Geller

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 105.00

    STMAC aims to advance an inter-disciplinary and inclusive approach to the study of science in the ancientworld, ranging from mathematics and physics, medicine and magic to astronomy, astrology, and divination and covering the Mediterranean world, the Near (Middle) East, and Central and East Asia. The series is open to different types of... more...

  • A Handbook to the Reception of Thucydidesby Christine Lee; Neville Morley

    Wiley 2014; US$ 200.95 US$ 180.86

    A Handbook to the Reception of Thucydides offers an invaluable guide to the reception of Thucydides, with a strong emphasis on comparing and contrasting different traditions of reading and interpretation. • Presents an in-depth, comprehensive overview of the reception of the Greek historian Thucydides • Features personal reflections by eminent... more...

  • Lysimachusby Dr Helen S Lund; Helen S. Lund

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    Although shortlived, Lysimachus' Hellespontine empire foreshadowed those of Pergamum and Byzantium. Lund's book sets his actions significantly within the context of the volatile early Hellenistic world and views them as part of a continuum of imperial rule in Asia minor. She challenges the assumption that he was a vicious, but ultimately incompetent... more...

  • The Greek Worldby Anton Powell

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 98.95

    Studying from the Mycenean to the late Hellenistic period, this work includes new articles by twenty-seven specialists of ancient Greece, and presents an examination of the Greek cultures of mainland Greece, Asia Minor, Egypt and Italy. With the chapters sharing the theme of social history, this fascinating book focuses on women, the poor, and... more...

  • A History of Greeceby George Grote; M.O.B. Caspari; J.M. Mitchell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Grote's History of Greece is one of the classic works of historical interpretation and scholarship. George Grote - banker, MP and a founder of London University - was the first historian to give a high value to the Greek creation of democracy, and this aspect of his work is closely relevant to current debates about democracy in our times. This abridgement... more...

  • Athens, Attica and the Megaridby Hans Rupprecht Goette

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This exciting new guide is the ideal companion to Greece if you are a traveller with historical and archaeological interests, as it combines practical information with impeccable scholarly research. Written by an expert on Greece's landscape and archaeology, the guide is unique in exploring a wide range of sites off the beaten track. It also tours... more...

  • Antigonus II Gonatasby Janice J. Gabbert

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...