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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 them—in LEGO form! Enjoy these fascinating myths, reimagined through elaborate scenes and colorful LEGO bricks in one thousand color photographs! This book shares...


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...


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...


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...


Pharmakon: Plato, Drug Culture, and Identity in Ancient Athens

by Michael A. Rinella Lexington Books (June 05, 2010)

Pharmakon traces the emergence of an ethical discourse in ancient Greece, one centered on states of psychological ecstasy. In the dialogues of Plato, philosophy is itself characterized as a pharmakon, one superior...


Greek Mythology Explained

by Marios Christou & David Ramenah Mango (November 15, 2018)

Greek mythology explored like never before

Fans of George R.R Martin’s A Song of Ice & Fire series and the Game of Thrones TV series will love Greek Mythology Explained, a unique retelling of Greek mythological...


Hecuba

by Euripides Dancing Unicorn Books (July 04, 2018)

Euripides was one of the three great tragedians of classical Athens, the other two being Aeschylus and Sophocles. Some ancient scholars attributed ninety-five plays to him, of these, eighteen or nineteen have...


The Politics of Socratic Humor

by John Lombardini University of California Press (August 24, 2018)

Was Socrates an ironist? Did he mock his interlocutors and, in doing so, show disdain for both them and the institutions of Athenian democracy?  These questions were debated with great seriousness by generations...


The Young Against the Old

by L. L. Welborn Fortress Academic (March 07, 2018)

The so-called First Epistle of Clement has long intrigued historians of early Christianity. It responds to a crisis in the Corinthian church by enjoining an ethic of subordination especially to the presbyteroi...


Poems of Sappho

by Sappho & John Maxwell Edmonds Dover Publications (January 10, 2018)

Plato hailed her as "the Tenth Muse," and 2,500 years later her voice remains dazzling as well as direct and honest. Sappho, a lyric poet from the Greek island of Lesbos, wrote verse that sings to both sexes...


An Archaeology of Disbelief

by Edward Jayne & Elaine Anderson Jayne Hamilton Books (December 22, 2017)

An Archaeology of Disbelief traces the origin of secular philosophy to pre-Socratic Greek philosophers who proposed a physical universe without supernatural intervention. Some mentioned the Homeric gods, but...


The Ancient World in Minutes

Public Records and Archives in Classical Athens

by James P. Sickinger The University of North Carolina Press (February 01, 2018)

In this book, James Sickinger explores the use and preservation of public records in the ancient Athenian democracy of the archaic and classical periods.

Athenian public records are most familiar from the survival...


Beyond the Trenches – The Social and Cultural Impact of the Great War

by Elzbieta Katarzyna Dzikowska & Agata Handley Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (October 10, 2017)

This collection of articles is the outcome of extensive investigations into archival materials, concerning the involvement of various nations in the Great War. The authors analyse the wartime experiences of...


The Mind of Thucydides

by Jacqueline de Romilly, Elizabeth Trapnell Rawlings, Jeffrey Rusten & Hunter R. Rawlings Iii Cornell University Press (December 15, 2017)

The publication of Jacqueline de Romilly's Histoire et raison chez Thucydide in 1956 virtually transformed scholarship on Thucydides. Rather than mining The Peloponnesian War to speculate on its layers of composition...


Barbarian Europe

by Karol MODZELEWSKI, Ewa Macura & Elena Rozbicka Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (May 31, 2015)

European culture has been greatly influenced by the Christian Church and Greek and Roman culture. However, the peoples of Europe’s remote past, whom the Greeks, Romans, and their medieval heirs called the...


Ideologies and Forms of Leisure and Recreation in Victorian Manchester

by Beata Kiersnowska Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (July 21, 2017)

This book analyses certain ideologies which governed the middle class’ hegemonic approach to leisure in Victorian Manchester. The study presents different forms of leisure, recreation and entertainment in...


Temporary Croatization of Parts of Eastern Slovenia between the Sixteenth and Nineteenth Century

by Boris Golec Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (June 14, 2017)

This book analyzes the reasons for the emergence and extinction of the Croatian name in four Slovene border regions. The author uses comparative methods and a broad spectrum of sources. In the early Modern Age,...


American Responses to the Holocaust

by Hans Krabbendam & Derek Rubin Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (June 15, 2017)

This collection puts the topic of Jewish Studies and Holocaust Studies in a new American Studies perspective. This perspective compares the similarities and differences in responses and their transatlantic interaction....


Unequal Friendship

by Antoni Maczak Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (May 15, 2017)

This book analyzes the patron-client relationship over both space and time. It covers such areas of the globe as Europe, Africa and Latin America, and such periods in time as ancient Rome, seventeenth- and eighteenth-century...


Leap into Modernity – Political Economy of Growth on the Periphery, 1943–1980

by Adam Leszczynski Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (March 09, 2017)

This book describes struggles of different countries and their development after World War II. It presents a panorama of different ideologies of accelerated development, which dominated the world just before...


The United States Immigration Policy and Immigrants’ Responses

by Agnieszka Malek & Dorota Praszalowicz Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (April 18, 2017)

The contributions in this book focus on U.S. migration policies, receiving society, ethnic communities and return migration. The authors analyze various aspects of migratory history ranging from the nineteenth...


Through the Back Door

by Jerzy Kochanowski Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (February 01, 2017)

This book analyzes the history of the black market in Poland before the 1940s and the development of black-market phenomena in post-war Poland. The author evaluates the interrelation between black-market phenomena...


Intermarriage in Transylvania, 1895–2010

by Ioan Bolovan & Luminita Dumanescu Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (May 29, 2017)

This book reconstructs the perceptions about mixed marriages across generations, starting from a detailed analysis of the statistical background and a description of this phenomenon in the historical past, and...


Occupying Space in Medieval and Early Modern Britain and Ireland

by Gregory Hulsman & Caoimhe Whelan Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (June 16, 2016)

This collection offers a range of interdisciplinary viewpoints on the occupation of space and theories of place in Britain and Ireland throughout the medieval and early modern periods. It considers space in...


Transnational Revolutionaries

by David Doolin Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (December 18, 2015)

The organization of several thousand Irish American men into a military outfit, which then attempted to invade Canada from within the United States, is a significant historical event that remains largely unexplored...


The Vanished Musicians

by Albrecht Dümling & Diana K. Weekes Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (April 15, 2016)

About 9,000 Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany settled in Australia between 1933 and 1945, a small fraction of the hundreds of thousands who fled. Although initially greeted with a mixed reception as «enemy...


Two Studies on Pindar

by Arlette Neumann-Hartmann Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (August 28, 2015)

The late Bruce Karl Braswell worked on Pindar for decades. Besides many smaller contributions, his research resulted in fundamental commentaries on Pythian Four (1988), Nemean One (1992), and Nemean Nine (1998),...


L’Italia centrale e la creazione di una «koiné» culturale?

by Michel Aberson, Maria Cristina Biella, Massimiliano Di Fazio & Pierre Sanchez et al. Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (October 12, 2016)

Esito del 2° convegno della serie «E pluribus unum? L’Italia dalla frammentazione preromana all’unità augustea», tenutosi a Roma nel 2014, il libro tratta la «romanizzazione» dell’Italia preromana,...


Reframing the History of Family and Kinship: From the Alps towards Europe

by Dionigi Albera, Luigi Lorenzetti & Jon Mathieu Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (September 02, 2016)

Over the past few years, the cross-disciplinary field of research devoted to family and kinship history in Europe has seen the emergence of an important stream of studies developing wide-ranging comparative...


A Global History of Historical Demography

by Antoinette Fauve-Chamoux, Ioan Bolovan & Sølvi Sogner Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (July 31, 2016)

At the XXIst World Congress of the International Committee of Historical Sciences (ICHS/CISH) in 2010 in Amsterdam, the International Commission for Historical Demography (ICHD) decided to write an overview...


Cheese Manufacturing in the Twentieth Century

by Rita Maria Michela d'Errico, Claudio Besana & Renato Ghezzi Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (June 30, 2017)

Since the end of the nineteenth century the dairy sectors of some industrialised European and American countries have experienced a phase of growth that took place at a different rate and in a different manner...


L’Europe et la question énergétique

by Alain Beltran, Éric Bussière & Giuliano Garavini Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (September 09, 2016)

Au-delà des deux dates charnières de 1973 et 1979, il importe de considérer les évolutions qui ont touché l’Europe de l’ouest comme des mutations nécessaires dans un monde de moins en moins bipolaire....


Irish Education and Catholic Emancipation, 1791–1831

by Brian Fleming Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers (July 27, 2017)

The restrictions applied to Catholics in the early eighteenth century to curtail their political and economic power in Ireland were gradually removed by the British government in response to changing circumstances....


Memories of the Future

by Deborah Jaffé & Stephen Wilson Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers (May 31, 2017)

What is a memory of the future? Is it a myth, a fiction of a severed arm, a post-human debate or a broken time machine? In an increasingly insecure future-world there is an urgency to consider and debate these...


Theories of Dynamic Cosmopolitanism in Modern European History

by Georg Cavallar Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers (April 28, 2017)

It is often assumed that cosmopolitan thinkers since the Renaissance have simply adopted and refined concepts from classical antiquity. This study argues that modern European cosmopolitanism should be perceived...


A Land on the Threshold

by Hannes Obermair & Georg Grote Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers (May 26, 2017)

Among the many commemorations of World War I, little was made of the 100th anniversary of the secret Treaty of London between Italy and the Western War Allies in April 1915, which sealed the fate of South Tyrol...


Irish Studies and the Dynamics of Memory

by Marguérite Corporaal, Christopher Cusack & Ruud van den Beuken Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers (February 15, 2017)

Irish Studies and the Dynamics of Memory presents the latest research from Irish studies scholars across a variety of disciplines, including history, literature, theatre, photography and folklore, and generates...


The English Protestant Churches since 1770

by Kenneth Hylson-Smith Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers (December 31, 2016)

This book aims to describe and analyse the political and social thinking, attitudes and actions of the English Protestant churches since the late eighteenth century. It focuses in particular on how they have...


An Island Economy

by Scott Gallimore Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (April 19, 2016)

This book offers the first presentation of Hellenistic and Roman period ceramic assemblages from the city of Hierapytna, located on the southeast coast of Crete. Recovered from three rescue excavations in the...