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Brick Greek Myths

by Amanda Brack, Monica Sweeney & Becky Thomas Skyhorse (October 14, 2014)

Meet the Greek gods as you have never seen themin LEGO form! Enjoy these fascinating myths, reimagined through elaborate scenes and colorful LEGO bricks in one thousand color photographs! This book shares a...


The Chemical Muse

by D. C.A. Ph.D. Hillman Thomas Dunne Books (September 29, 2014)

"The last wild frontier of classical studies." ---The Times (UK)

The Chemical Muse uncovers decades of misdirection and obfuscation to reveal the history of widespread drug use in Ancient Rome and Greece. In...


Rise of an Empire: How One Man United Greece to Defeat Xerxes's Persians

by Stephen Dando-Collins Wiley (July 09, 2013)

The true story behind the events in 300: Rise of an Empire, the sequel to Zack Snyder's 300

The action-filled movie 300 focused on Ancient Greece's epic battle of Thermopylae, in which King Leonidas led 300 Spartans...


Alexander the Great

by Philip Freeman Simon & Schuster (January 04, 2011)

In the first authoritative biography of Alexander the Great written for a general audience in a generation, classicist and historian Philip Freeman tells the remarkable life of the great conqueror.

The celebrated...


The Gods of Olympus

by Barbara Graziosi Metropolitan Books (March 10, 2014)

An elegant and entertaining account of the transformations of the Greek gods across the ages, from antiquity to the Renaissance and the present day

The gods of Olympus are the most colorful characters of Greek...


History of Greek Culture

by Jacob Burckhardt Dover Publications (December 21, 2012)

Monumental survey explores regional variations, virtues, and faults of city-states, discusses the fine arts, examines poesy and music, and presents perceptive accounts of enduring Greek achievements in philosophy,...


Athletics in the Ancient World

by E. Norman Gardiner Dover Publications (May 14, 2012)

Concise, convincing book emphasizes relationship between Greek and Roman athletics and religion, art, and education. Colorful descriptions of the pentathlon, foot-race, wrestling, boxing, ball playing, and more....


The Myths of Greece and Rome

by H. A. Guerber Dover Publications (March 30, 2012)

A classic of mythology, generously illustrated, long prized for its accurate retelling of the principal myths of Greece and Rome, and for its commentary on their origins and significance.


Favorite Greek Myths

by Bob Blaisdell Dover Publications (February 01, 2012)

Adventures, calamities, and conquests abound in stirring tales about Pandora's box, King Midas and his golden touch, the dreaded Cyclops, Narcissus and Echo, and many other familiar figures.


Alexandria

by Theodore Vrettos Free Press (June 15, 2010)

Alexandria was the greatest cultural capital of the ancient world. Accomplished classicist and author Theodore Vrettos now tells its story for the first time in a single volume. His enchanting blend of literary...


The Essential Greek and Roman Anthology

by Virgil eBookIt.com (July 16, 2013)

The Essential Greek and Roman Anthology:

The Aeneid- Virgil

Meditations- Marcus Aurelius

Of The Nature of Things- Lucretius

Plato's Republic

Alcestis- Euripides

The Electra of Euripides

Hippolytus/The Bacchae-...


It's All Greek To Me: From Homer to the Hippocratic Oath, How Ancient Greece Has Shaped Our World

by Charlotte Higgins HarperCollins e-books (March 23, 2010)

Why is ancient Greece important? Because, quite simply, if we want to understand the modern Western world, we need to look back to the Greeks. Consider the way we think about ethics, about the nature of beauty...


The Oresteia

by Aeschylus eBookIt.com (March 08, 2013)

The Oresteia (-458) by Aeschylus (525bc-456bc) and translated by E.D.A. Morshead is a trilogy of ancient Greek plays including:

- AGAMEMNON

- THE CHOEPHORI (THE LIBATION BEARERS)

- EUMENIDES

This digital edition...


The Essential Plato Collection

by Plato eBookIt.com (March 27, 2013)

Compiled in one book, the essential collection of books by Plato

Apology

Charmides

Cratylus

Critias

Crito

Euthydemus

Euthyphro

Gorgias

Ion

Laches

Laws

Lysis

Menexenus

Meno

Parmenides

Phaedo

Phaedrus

Philebus...


Historical Dictionary of Ancient Greek Warfare

by Iain Spence & Jon Woronoff Scarecrow Press (May 07, 2002)

This resource strategically traces Greek warfare from 720 to 30 BC and its specific and extensive details-the wars, the troops, the armor, the military tactics, and other factors either affecting or affected...


Thebes

by Paul Cartledge Abrams Press (September 22, 2020)

The riveting, de�nitive account of the ancient Greek city of Thebes, by the acclaimed author of The Spartans

 

Among the extensive writing available about the history of ancient Greece, there is precious...


Exploring a Terra Incognita on Crete

by Konstantinos Chalikias & Emilia Oddo Instap Academic Press (Institute for Aegean Prehistory) (July 01, 2019)

This book brings together for the first time scholars working on the Bronze Age settlement patterns and material culture of the southern Ierapetra Isthmus, a region that actively participated in the coastal...


Venus and Aphrodite

by Bettany Hughes Basic Books (September 21, 2020)

A cultural history of the goddess of love, from a New York Times bestselling and award-winning historian.

Aphrodite was said to have been born from the sea, rising out of a froth of white foam. But long before...


Power and the People

by Alev Scott Pegasus Books (September 01, 2020)

Democracy was born in Athens. From the city's founding myths to its golden age and chaotic downfall, this timely and well-informed political history is rich with lessons for contemporary America.

Why did vital...


The Bronze Age Begins

by Philip P. Betancourt Instap Academic Press (Institute for Aegean Prehistory) (August 26, 2009)

This book focuses on economic and social changes, particularly during the opening phase of the Minoan civilization on the island of Crete. New developments in ceramics that reached Crete at the end of the Neolithic...


Cutting-edge Technologies in Ancient Greece

by Marina Panagiotaki, Ilias Tomazos & Fotios Papadimitrakopoulos Oxbow Books (April 30, 2020)

This volume examines materials produced with the use of fire and mostly by use of the kiln (metals, plasters, glass and glaze, aromatics). The technologies based on fire have been considered high-tech technologies...


Antigone Rising

by Helen Morales Bold Type Books (April 13, 2020)

A witty, inspiring reckoning with the ancient Greek and Roman myths and their legacy, from what they can illuminate about #MeToo to the radical imagery of Beyoncé.

The picture of classical antiquity most of...


Music

by Ted Gioia Basic Books (October 14, 2019)

"A dauntingly ambitious, obsessively researched" (Los Angeles Times) global history of music that reveals how songs have shifted societies and sparked revolutions

Histories of music overwhelmingly suppress stories...


The Elgin Affair

by Theodore Vrettos Arcade (October 01, 2011)

Almost two hundred years after they were purchased" from Greece, the finest and most famous marbles of antiquity still remain a burning issue. This compelling, controversial story of the Elgin marbles re-creates...


How to Survive in Ancient Greece

by Robert Garland Pen and Sword History (May 30, 2020)

Imagine you were transported back in time to Ancient Greece and you had to start a new life there. How would you fit in? Where would you live? What would you eat? Where would you go to have your hair done? Who...


Word and context in Latin poetry

by A. J. Woodman & J. Wisse Cambridge Philological Society (May 31, 2020)

This volume of essays is intended to commemorate the eminent Latin scholar David West, best known for his work on Lucretius, Horace, Virgil and Shakespeare. The contributors – Francis Cairns, Ian Du Quesnay,...


Collapse and Transformation

by Guy D. Middleton Oxbow Books (April 09, 2020)

The years c. 1250 to 1150 BC in Greece and the Aegean are often characterised as a time of crisis and collapse. A critical period in the long history of the region and its people and culture, they witnessed...


State Formation in Italy and Greece

by Donald Haggis & Nicola Terrenato Oxbow Books (February 28, 2011)

State Formation in Italy and Greece offers an up-to-date and comprehensive sampler of the current discourse concerning state formation in the central Mediterranean. While comparative approaches to the emergence...


Deliciae Fictiles IV

by Patricia S. Lulof & Carlo Rescigno Oxbow Books (May 02, 2011)

In Ancient Italy, temples were adorned with full-figure architectural terracotta images such as acroteria, statuary groups and high reliefs. These terracottas mostly show complex scenes of gods and heroes, legendary...


Back to the Beginning

by I. Schoep, P. Tomkins & J. M. Driessen Oxbow Books (November 15, 2011)

Ever since their first discovery, more than a century ago, the Minoan Palaces have dominated scholarship on the Cretan Bronze Age. Opinion long held that their first appearance, seemingly at the beginning of...


Trireme Olympias

by Boris Rankov Oxbow Books (January 31, 2012)

This volume represents the final publication of the Olympias project, which saw the building of a full-scale reconstruction of a 170-oared Athenian trireme of the 4th century BC and its operation in five series...


Eastern Mediterranean Metallurgy in the Second Millennium BC

by Vasiliki Kassianidou & George Papasavvas Oxbow Books (May 31, 2012)

James D. Muhly is a distinguished scholar with a special interest in ancient metallurgy who has dedicated much of his research to Cypriot archaeology. His work on the metallurgy of ancient Cyprus endorses the...


Butrint 4

by Inge Lyse Hansen, Richard Hodges & Sarah Leppard Oxbow Books (January 08, 2013)

This richly illustrated volume discusses the histories of the port city of Butrint, and its intimate connection to the wider conditions of the Adriatic. In so doing it is a reading, and re-reading, of the site...


Mythology

by Edith Hamilton & Suzanne Toren Hachette Book Group (March 05, 2013)

Edith Hamilton's Mythology succeeds like no other book in bringing to life for the modern reader the Greek, Roman, and Norse myths that are the keystone of Western culture--the stories of gods and heroes that...


Roman Warfare

by Adrian Goldsworthy Basic Books (May 06, 2019)

From an award-winning historian of ancient Rome, a concise and comprehensive history of the fighting forces that created the Roman Empire

Roman warfare was relentless in its pursuit of victory. A ruthless approach...


The Republic of Plato

by Adam Kirsch & Allan Bloom Basic Books (November 21, 2016)

The definitive translation of Plato's Republic, the most influential text in the history of Western philosophy

Long regarded as the most accurate rendering of Plato's Republic that has yet been published, this...


Mythology

by Edith Hamilton & Jim Tierney Black Dog & Leventhal (September 25, 2017)

This 75th anniversary edition of a classic bestseller is stunningly illustrated and designed to enchant fans of Greek, Roman, and Norse mythology at all ages.

Since its original publication by Little, Brown...


Telling, Turning Moments in the Classical Political World

by Jan H. Blits Lexington Books (December 28, 2010)

Turning, Telling Moments in the Classical Political World examines developments in the classical political world which are both turning and telling moments. All the moments-from Theseus's founding of Athens...


The Search for Atlantis

by Stephen Kershaw Pegasus Books (October 02, 2018)

The Atlantis story remains one of the most haunting and enigmatic tales from antiquity, and one that still resonates very deeply with the modern imagination. But where did Atlantis come from, what was it like,...


The Classical World

by Nigel Spivey Pegasus Books (July 05, 2016)

A masterly investigation into the Classical roots of Western civilization, taking the reader on an illuminating journey from Troy, Athens, and Sparta to Utopia, Alexandria, and Rome.

An authoritative and accessible...


Searching for the Amazons

by John Man Pegasus Books (February 27, 2018)

Since the time of the ancient Greeks we have been fascinated by accounts of the Amazons, an elusive tribe of hard-fighting, horse-riding female warriors. Equal to men in battle, legends claimed they cut off...


Alexander the Great : Life and Conquests of the Famous King

by S. G. Goodrich & Al Lmp–History and Civilization Coll (April 03, 2020)

Alexander the Great was the king of Macedonia and the great conqueror; probably represented in the Bible by the "belly of brass". He was about twenty years old when he commenced his career, and died quite young....


Sparta’s First Attic War

Hannibal

by Theodore Ayrault Dodge & Bill Wallace Blackstone Publishing (June 20, 2011)

Hannibal is often considered the finest general the world has ever known. Setting out from Carthaginian-dominated Spain with a small army of select troops, he fought his way over the Pyrenees and crossed the...


The Grand Strategy of Classical Sparta

by Paul A. Rahe & Bronson Pinchot Blackstone Publishing (November 24, 2015)

More than 2,500 years ago, a confederation of small Greek city-states defeated the invading armies of Persia, the most powerful empire in the world. In this meticulously researched study, historian Paul Rahe...


The Greeks

by Diane Harris Cline & Pam Ward Blackstone Publishing (April 05, 2016)

This compelling reference presents the history of ancient Greece--the culture that brought us democracy, the Olympics, Socrates, and Alexander the Great--through gripping stories: the rise and fall of the phenomenal...


The History of the Peloponnesian War

by Thucydides, Pat Bottino & Richard Crawley Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

Thucydides’ classic chronicle of the war between Athens and Sparta from 431 to 404 BCE persists as one of the most brilliant histories of all time. As one who actually participated in the conflict, Thucydides...


Alexander the Great

by Norman F. Cantor, Bronson Pinchot & Dee Ranieri Blackstone Publishing (July 08, 2008)

Alexander's behavior was conditioned along certain lines--heroism, courage, strength, superstition, bisexuality, intoxication, cruelty. He bestrode Europe and Asia like a supernatural figure.

In this succinct...


The Peloponnesian War

by Donald Kagan & Bill Wallace Blackstone Publishing (November 16, 2010)

For almost three decades at the end of the fifth century BC the ancient world was torn apart in a conflict that was, within its historical context, as dramatic, divisive, and destructive as the great world wars...


Music

by Ted Gioia & Jamie Renell Basic Books (October 15, 2019)

From the dawn of civilization to the modern-day music scene, this breathtaking global history reveals how songs have shifted societies and sparked revolutions.

Histories of music overwhelmingly suppress stories...