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Greek Experiment : Imperialism and social conflict, 800-400 BC.

By Littman, R.J.

London: Thames & Hudson, 1974. Clean unmarked copy. 180p, illus bibliography.index. First Pbk.Ed... Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$15.00

Historia Tou Hellenikou Ethnous : [Vol 4] Archaikos Hellenismos B

Athens: Ekdotike Athenon / Parapolitika Ekdoseis, 2015. The "History of the Greek nation" is a complete and integrated project covering .the political history and the history of civilization of Greek area from prehistory until 1941. The text [was] written by 300 academics, university professors and other specialists under the supervision of a committee of eminent and international intellectuals and with the help and support of expert advisors for each period. [inlcudes ] . hundreds of color images, original historical maps, tables and diagrams .that record the history of Hellenism. VOLUME 4 in this reisuue of the series. 267p. illus bibliography. Reissue.. Laminated Hardcover. New Book from Greece.

$30.00

Historia Tou Hellenikou Ethnous : [Vol 3] Archaikos Hellenismos A

Athens: Ekdotike Athenon / Parapolitika Ekdoseis, 2015. The "History of the Greek nation" is a complete and integrated project covering .the political history and the history of civilization of Greek area from prehistory until 1941. The text [was] written by 300 academics, university professors and other specialists under the supervision of a committee of eminent and international intellectuals and with the help and support of expert advisors for each period. [inlcudes ] . hundreds of color images, original historical maps, tables and diagrams .that record the history of Hellenism. VOLUME 3 in this reisuue of the series. 269p. illus bibliography. Reissue.. Laminated Hardcover. New Book from Greece.

$30.00

The First War For The West

Ca: CelebrateGreece, 2014. The First War For The West (8 Episodes on 3 DVDs, each of 44 minutes )The first democracy in the world spawned the Greco-Persian Wars 2,500 years ago that shaped most of the world today, particularly our politics, but it also gave us some of the most iconic moments and curious mysteries in history.a time when history really did become legend. Leonidas and his 300 Spartans and The Battle of Thermopylae; the Battle of Marathon; Themistokles vs. Xerxes and Artemisia at the naval Battle of Salamis; The final battle at Plataea; The Roots of Democracy; and, now, the story of Athenian Generals Miltiades (Father) and Kimon (Son). However, other than the 3 days of the 300 Spartans at Thermopylae, the rest of the 49 year war between Persia and Greece has been almost completely overlooked, and has never appeared in full as a documentary or drama. Presented by Dr Michael Scott of Cambridge University, with contributions from nine other experts and four researchers and using the latest research, satellite positioning, and imagery, the series gives complete coverage of the story. Included is a detailed analysis of two of the oldest mysteries in history itself, what really happened at the Battle of Marathon and what really happened to King Leonidas and his 300 Spartans at Thermopylae.. First Thus. DVD BOX. New from Publisher.

$35.00

The Classical Greeks

By Grant, Michael

New York: Quality Paperback Book Club, 1997. ". the Golden Age of Greek Civilization, the period from the first wars against Persia & Carthage in the early 5th century B.C. to the accession of Alexander the Great in 336 B.C. Never have so many varied talents & so much genius flourished within so short a period: the time of Sophocles, Aristophanes, Herodotus, Aristotle, Socrates & Plato. Much of our culture today was anticipated by the classical Greeks & their work remains fundamental to Western civilization. Focusing primarily on individuals who shaped their own & future civilizations rather than solely on political & military affairs, Michael Grant takes 37 of the great men of the age, whose contributions he considers to have been particularly important, & places them in their historical context. Grant explores the factors that gave rise to such outstanding achievement in the cultural, philosophical, scientific & literary spheres, stressing not only those of Athens & other mainland states, but also of cities far to the west & east, notably in Sicily & on the shores of the Black Sea. Writing for the general reader as well as for the reader with a more specialized knowledge of classical Greece, Michael Grant has captured the most astonishing of civilizations at the height of its powers. In this accessible & endlessly fascinating volume, he brings to life some of the most extraordinary men in all of history." 337p. plates maps bibliography.index. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Trade Paperback. Very Good.

$7.50

The Classical Greeks

By Grant, Michael

New York,: Charles Scribner, 1989. ". the Golden Age of Greek Civilization, the period from the first wars against Persia & Carthage in the early 5th century B.C. to the accession of Alexander the Great in 336 B.C. Never have so many varied talents & so much genius flourished within so short a period: the time of Sophocles, Aristophanes, Herodotus, Aristotle, Socrates & Plato. Much of our culture today was anticipated by the classical Greeks & their work remains fundamental to Western civilization. Focusing primarily on individuals who shaped their own & future civilizations rather than solely on political & military affairs, Michael Grant takes 37 of the great men of the age, whose contributions he considers to have been particularly important, & places them in their historical context. Grant explores the factors that gave rise to such outstanding achievement in the cultural, philosophical, scientific & literary spheres, stressing not only those of Athens & other mainland states, but also of cities far to the west & east, notably in Sicily & on the shores of the Black Sea. Writing for the general reader as well as for the reader with a more specialized knowledge of classical Greece, Michael Grant has captured the most astonishing of civilizations at the height of its powers. In this accessible & endlessly fascinating volume, he brings to life some of the most extraordinary men in all of history." 337p. plates maps bibliography.index. 1st.US Ed... Hard Cover. As New/As New.

$12.50

Pericles and Athens

By Burn, A.R.(Andrew Robert)

London: Hodder & Stoughton /EUP, 1948. 253p. index maps on endpapers. Clean unmarked text .Beige cloth binding a little selfworn with some minor damage at head and foot of spine.. 1st UK Edition.. Hard Cover. Good>Very Good/No Jacket.

$12.50

Greek Civilization : An Introduction
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Greek Civilization : An Introduction

By Sparkes, Brian A. (editor)

Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 1998. "This is a survey of the world of classcial Greece, its origins and legacy. the book comprises 19 chapters, written by leading scholars from around the world. It covers all the major themes of Ancient Greek history .The book is organized into 4 main parts. It opens with a discussion of the natural environment of the Greek peninsula and the surrounding islands. The second part examines the history of Greece up to the end of antiquity. It moves from the prehistoric and protohistoric periods, through the era of the Bronze Age palace societies - including Knossos and Mycenae - surveying the thousand and more years until the transfer of the Roman Imperial court from Rome to Constantinople. The third and largest part of the book deals with different aspects of the classical period to give a kaleidoscopic picture of the most important elements of Greek life : the country, politics, religions, the spoken and written word, philosophy art,craftsmanship,and social behaviour. Finally the book surveys the legacy of classical Greece, assessing its impact for western civilization as a whole.344p. illus biblliographies,index (this copy ahs a few pages highlighted by a student). Reprint. Soft Cover. Fine.

$30.00

Early Greece
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Early Greece

By Murray, Oswyn

Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, 1993. "Within the space of three centuries, up to the great Persian invasion of 480BC, Greece was transformed from a simple peasant society into a sophisticated civilization which dominated the shores of the Mediterranean from Spain to Syria and from the Crimea to Egypt - a culture whose achievements in the fields of art, science, philosophy and politics were to establish the canons of the Western world. The author of this book places this development in the context of Mediterranean civilization, providing an account of the transformation that launched Western culture. " 353p. illus bibliography.index. 2nd Ed.. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

$30.00

Aspects of Greek History 750-323 BC: A Source-based Approach

By Buckley, Terry

London: Routledge, 1996. "Aspects of Greek History, 750 - 323 BC is an up-to-date textbook on ancient Greek history that, topic- by-topic, uses a wealth of original sources to interpret this history for those with little prior knowledge of the subject. Chapter by chapter, the relevant historical periods from the age of colonisation to Alexander the Great are reconstructed. The book covers the main literary sources: Aristotle, Diodorus, Herodotus, Plutarch, Thucydides, and Xenophon; Greek political and military history from the beginnings to Alexander's Battle of Gaugamela. . Overall, this is an indispensable collection of material for the student of classics as well as the general reader, who requires a grounding in Greek history." 542p. glossary, bibliography.maps. index.. Soft Cover. Near Fine.

$20.00

Greece Volume VIII (Nations of the World Series)

By Grote, George

New York: Peter Fenelon Collier & Son, 1900. Volume eight of a renowned 19th.C. history of ancient Greece in 12 volumes. (First published 1858 ) Reprinted from the second London edition. (Ex-library copy, some pages roughly cut, others unopened- so appears not to have been properly read! Minor signs of Library ownership - discreet stamps, number on spine). Cloth. Very Good. Ex-Library.

$17.50

The Oxford History of the Classical World: Greece and the Hellenistic World
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The Oxford History of the Classical World: Greece and the Hellenistic World

By Boardman, John; Griffin, Jasper & Murray, Oswyn

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. A comprehensive view of the ancient Greek world, its history and its achievements. The legacy of the Hellenistic world is vast-it ranges from architecture to philosophy, literature, and the visual arts to military strategy and science. This authoritative study covers the period from the eighth century BC, which witnessed the emergence of the Greek city-states, to the conquests of Alexander the Great and the establishment of the Greek monarchies some five centuries later. Chapters dealing with political and social history are interspersed with chapters on philosophy and the arts, including Homer, Greek myth, Aristotle, and Plato, Greek dramatists such as Sophocles and Aristophanes, and the flourishing of the visual and plastic arts. This volume, first published as part of The Oxford History of the Classical World, includes illustrations, maps, a Chronology of Events, and suggestions for Further Reading" 520p. illus index. Remainder mark.. Reprint. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$15.00

The Classical Greeks

By Grant, Michael

New York,: Charles Scribner, 1989. ". the Golden Age of Greek Civilization, the period from the first wars against Persia & Carthage in the early 5th century B.C. to the accession of Alexander the Great in 336 B.C. Never have so many varied talents & so much genius flourished within so short a period: the time of Sophocles, Aristophanes, Herodotus, Aristotle, Socrates & Plato. Much of our culture today was anticipated by the classical Greeks & their work remains fundamental to Western civilization. Focusing primarily on individuals who shaped their own & future civilizations rather than solely on political & military affairs, Michael Grant takes 37 of the great men of the age, whose contributions he considers to have been particularly important, & places them in their historical context. Grant explores the factors that gave rise to such outstanding achievement in the cultural, philosophical, scientific & literary spheres, stressing not only those of Athens & other mainland states, but also of cities far to the west & east, notably in Sicily & on the shores of the Black Sea. Writing for the general reader as well as for the reader with a more specialized knowledge of classical Greece, Michael Grant has captured the most astonishing of civilizations at the height of its powers. In this accessible & endlessly fascinating volume, he brings to life some of the most extraordinary men in all of history." 337p. plates maps bibliography.index. 1st.US Ed... Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good, Slight Chips & Tear.

$10.00

He Navmachia Tis Salaminas

By Strauss, Barry S.

Athens: Ekdoseis A.A.Livani, 2010. "The Battle of Salamis was fought by various Greek city-states against the Persian Empire, which included Persians, Medes, Egyptians, Phoenicians, and Greeks under the leadership of Xerxes.It was a battle of a rich, giant empire against small, impoverished, disjointed, feuding political entities. It looked like a sure bet for the Persians, but, as Barry Strauss shows, it was precisely the strengths of the Persian Empire and its fleet that worked against it in the Battle of Salamis. 443.p. 1st Greek Ed... Softcover. New Book from Greece.

$35.00

Greek Civilization : (II) From the Antigone to Socrates

By Bonnard, Andre

London: Allen & Unwin, 1959. Part Two of a survey history of Greek history and culture. 248p.plates. index. (previous owner's name on ffep). 1st.UK Ed.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine - Price Clipped. Illus. by Trans. A..

$25.00

Greek Civilization : ( I) From the Iliad to the Parthenon

By Bonnard, Andre

London: Allen & Unwin, 1957. Part One of a survey history of Greek history and culture. 199 p. plates. index.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Trans. A.Lytton Sells.

$25.00

Greek Civilization : ( I) From the Iliad to the Parthenon

By Bonnard, Andre

London: Allen & Unwin, 1957. Part One of a survey history of Greek history and culture. 199 p. plates. index.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Trans. A.Lytton Sells.

$25.00

Greek Civilization : (II) From the Antigone to Socrates

By Bonnard, Andre

London: Allen & Unwin, 1959. Part Two of a survey history of Greek history and culture. 248p.plates. index. (previous owner's name on ffep). 1st.UK Ed.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine - Price Clipped. Illus. by Trans. A..

$25.00

The Struggle for Greece

By Herodotus (trans. Kenneth cavander)

London: Folio Society, 1959. Narrative of the Persian Wars extracted from Herodotus' History. Illustrated with two-colour wood-engravings by Raymond Hawthorn. Introduction by Russell Meiggs 171 p. ; illus.maps on endpapers. Clean, sound copy, some edgewear .. First Thus.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by wood-engravings by Raymond Hawthorn.

$17.50

The Emergence of Greek Democracy 800-400 BD

By Forrest, W.G.

New York: World University Library, 1966. 252p. illus. bibliography. index. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$15.00

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