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Greece

  • The Historiesby Agathias; Joseph D. C. Frendo; Joseph D. C. Frendo

    De Gruyter 1975; US$ 196.00

    Das Corpus Fontium Historiae Byzantinae umfasst Texte der byzantinischen Historiografen und Chronisten sowie andere historisch relevante Dokumente vom 4. bis 15. Jahrhundert. Das Hauptgewicht jeder Ausgabe liegt in der Erstellung eines kritischen Textes auf der Basis der gesamten handschriftlichen Überlieferung; neben mehreren Apparaten... more...

  • From Agent to Spectatorby Emily Allen-Hornblower

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 95.99

    This book looks at witnesses to suffering and death in ancient Greek epic (Homer’s Iliad) and tragedy. Internal spectators abound in both genres, and have received due scholarly attention. The present monograph covers new ground by dealing with a specific subset of characters: those who are put in the position of spectator to (and, often,... more...

  • The Fall of Constantinople to the Ottomansby Michael Angold

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • Crete 1941 - Germany's Lightning Airborne Assaultby Peter Antill

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 15.95

    Operation Mercury , the German airborne assault on the island of Crete in May 1941, was the first strategic use of airborne forces in history. The assault began on 20 May, with landings near the island's key airports, and reinforcements the next day allowed the German forces to capture one end of the runway at Maleme. By 24 May, the Germans were... more...

  • Crete 1941by Peter Antill; Howard Gerrard

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 13.99

    Operation Mercury, the German airborne assault on the island of Crete in May 1941, was the first strategic use of airborne forces in history. The assault began on 20 May, with landings near the island's key airports, and reinforcements the next day allowed the German forces to capture one end of the runway at Maleme. By 24 May, the Germans were being... more...

  • Public and Performance in the Greek Theatreby Peter D. Arnott

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 48.95

    Peter Arnott discusses Greek drama not as an antiquarian study but as a living art form. He removes the plays from the library and places them firmly in the theatre that gave them being. Invoking the practical realities of stagecraft, he illuminates the literary patterns of the plays, the performance disciplines, and the audience responses. Each... more...

  • Armies of the Greek-Italian War 1940–41by Phoebus Athanassiou; Peter Dennis

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 9.99

    In October 1940 an Italian army some 200,000 strong invaded Greece across its largely undefended border with Albania. Although supported by Great Britain, at first by sea and in the air and later by landing British and ANZAC troops from North Africa, Greece bore the main brunt of the six-month war. Outclassed in materiel and outnumbered, LtGen Papagos's... more...

  • Turkish-Greek Relationsby Mustafa Aydin; Kostas Ifantis

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    The discord between Turkey and Greece has grown deeper and wider over time, over a series of seemingly vital issues, which have at times brought the two countries to the brink of war. Yet in 1999 the two countries opened a dialogue on non-sensitive issues such as trade, the environment and tourism. The causes of the current rapprochement progress... more...

  • The Hellenistic Periodby Roger S. Bagnall; Peter Derow

    Wiley 2008; US$ 157.95 US$ 142.16

    This book presents in translation 175 of the most revealing documents that have survived on stone and papyrus from the Hellenistic period. Presents over 150 sources in translation. Captures the political, social, economic and religious dynamism of the Hellenistic kingdoms and cities. Covers the entire Hellenistic world, with extensive... more...

  • The Ancient Greeks For Dummiesby Stephen Batchelor

    Wiley 2011; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.50

    The civilisation of the Ancient Greeks has been immensely influential on the language, politics, educational systems, philosophy, science and arts of Western culture. As well as instigating itself as the birthplace of the Olympics, Ancient Greece is famous for its literature, philosophy, mythology and the beautiful architecture- to which thousands... more...