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  1. The Persian War: A Military History

    The Persian War: A Military History [Hardback]

    William Shepherd (Author)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9781472808639
    Published by : Osprey
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    The victory of a few Greek city-states over the world's first superpower was an extraordinary military feat that secured the future of western civilization. All modern accounts of the war as a whole, and of Marathon, Thermopylae and Salamis, the b... .... Learn More
  2. The Tyrant Slayers of Ancient Athens: A Tale of Two Statues

    The Tyrant Slayers of Ancient Athens: A Tale of Two Statues [Hardback]

    Vincent Azoulay (Author); Paul Cartledge (Author); Janet Lloyd (Author)

    £22.99

    ISBN: 9780190663568
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    This investigation relies on a rash bet: to write the biography of two of the most famous statues in Antiquity, the Tyrannicides. Representing the murderers of the tyrant Hipparchus in full action, these statues erected on the Agora of Athens hav... .... Learn More
  3. Greek Historical Inscriptions 478-404

    Greek Historical Inscriptions 478-404 [Paperback]

    Robin Osborne (Editor); P. J. Rhodes (Editor)

    £125.00

    ISBN: 9780199575473
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    This volume is both a companion to the editors' Greek Historical Inscriptions, 404-323 BC, and a successor to the later part of the Selection of Greek Historical Inscriptions to the End of the Fifth Century BC, edited by Russell Meiggs and David M... .... Learn More
  4. The Fortifications of Arkadian City-States in the Classical and Hellenistic Periods

    The Fortifications of Arkadian City-States in the Classical and Hellenistic Periods [Hardback]

    Matthew P. Maher (Author)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9780198786597
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    This illustrated study comprises a comprehensive and detailed account of the historical development of Greek military architecture and defensive planning, specifically in Arkadia in the Classical and Hellenistic periods. Employing data gathered fr... .... Learn More
  5. Classical Greek Oligarchy: A Political History

    Classical Greek Oligarchy: A Political History [Hardback]

    Matthew Simonton (Author)

    £37.95

    ISBN: 9780691174976
    Published by : Princeton University Press
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    Classical Greek Oligarchy thoroughly reassesses an important but neglected form of ancient Greek government, the ""rule of the few."" Matthew Simonton challenges scholarly orthodoxy by showing that oligarchy was not the default mode of politics fr... .... Learn More
  6. The Art of Contact: Comparative Approaches to Greek and Phoenician Art

    The Art of Contact: Comparative Approaches to Greek and Phoenician Art [Hardback]

    S. Rebecca Martin (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780812249088
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    The proem to Herodotus's history of the Greek-Persian wars relates the long-standing conflict between Europe and Asia from the points of view of the Greeks' chief antagonists, the Persians and Phoenicians. However humorous or fantastical these acc... .... Learn More
  7. Socrates and Alcibiades: Plato's Drama of Political Ambition and Philosophy

    Socrates and Alcibiades: Plato's Drama of Political Ambition and Philosophy [Hardback]

    Ariel Helfer (Author)

    £52.00

    ISBN: 9780812249132
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    In the classical world, political ambition posed an intractable problem. Ancient Greek democracies fostered in their most promising youths a tension-ridden combination of the desire for personal glory and deep-seated public-spiritedness in hopes o... .... Learn More
  8. Thucydides on the Outbreak of War: Character and Contest

    Thucydides on the Outbreak of War: Character and Contest [Hardback]

    S.N. Jaffe (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9780198716280
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The cause of great power war is a perennial issue for the student of politics. Some 2,400 years ago, in his monumental History of the Peloponnesian War, Thucydides wrote that it was the growth of Athenian power and the fear that this power inspire... .... Learn More
  9. Women at War in the Classical World

    Women at War in the Classical World [Hardback]

    Paul Chrystal (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781473856608
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    Paul Chrystal has written the first full length study of women and warfare in the Graeco Roman world. Although the conduct of war was generally monopolized by men, there were plenty of exceptions with women directly involved in its direction and e... .... Learn More
  10. Athens Burning: The Persian Invasion of Greece and the Evacuation of Attica

    Athens Burning: The Persian Invasion of Greece and the Evacuation of Attica [Paperback]

    Robert Garland (Author)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9781421421964
    Published by : Johns Hopkins University Press
    Between June 480 and August 479 BC, tens of thousands of Athenians evacuated, following King Xerxes' victory at the Battle of Thermopylae. Abandoning their homes and ancestral tombs in the wake of the invading Persian army, they sought refuge abro... .... Learn More

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