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  1. Twilight of the Hellenistic World

    Twilight of the Hellenistic World [Hardback]

    Mike Roberts (Author); Bob Bennett (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781848841369
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    A military history of the complex series of conflicts between the Hellenistic Successor states in the generation before the Romans intervened in the region (roughly the second half of the third century BC). The authors describe Ma... .... Learn More
  2. Expedition to Disaster

    Expedition to Disaster: The Athenian Expedition to Sicily 415 BC [Hardback]

    Philip Matyszak (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781848848870
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    The Athenian expedition to conquer Sicily was one of the pivotal events of the classical period. At this time (415 BC), Athens was locked in a decades-long struggle with Sparta for mastery of the Greek world. The expedition to Sicily was intended ... .... Learn More
  3. The Ancient Olympics

    The Ancient Olympics [Paperback]

    Nigel Jonathan Spivey (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780199602698
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    One of a number of publications released to coincide with the 2004 Olympic Games, this book addresses more of the social aspects of The Ancient Olympics. Nigel Spivey reveals that this was no friendly competition and celebration ... .... Learn More
  4. Ambush

    Ambush: Surprise Attack in Ancient Greek Warfare [Hardback]

    Rose Mary Sheldon (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781848325920
    Published by : Frontline Books
    There are two images of warfare that dominate Greek history. The better known is that of Achilles, the Homeric hero skilled in face-to-face combat to the death. He is a warrior who is outraged by deception on the battlefield. The alternative model... .... Learn More
  5. Macedonian Armies After Alexander 323-168 BC

    Macedonian Armies After Alexander 323-168 BC [Paperback]

    Nicholas Sekunda (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781849087148
    Published by : Osprey
    The death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC threw the Macedonians into confusion; there was no capable heir, and no clear successor among the senior figures in Alexander's circle. Initial attempts to preserve the unity of Alexander's conquests gave... .... Learn More
  6. Ghost on the Throne

    Ghost on the Throne: The Death of Alexander the Great [Paperback]

    James Romm (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780307456601
    Published by : Random House
    A gripping account, popular but backed by rigourous scholarship,which reconstructs the events which followed the death of Alexander at the height of his fame and power. Romm describes the unsuccessful revolt of the Athenians, and the struggles amo... .... Learn More
  7. Hunters, Heroes, Kings

    Hunters, Heroes, Kings: The Frieze of Tomb II at Vergina [Hardback]

    Hallie M. Franks (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780876619667
    Published by : American School of Classical Studies at Athens
    Series: Ancient Art and Architecture in Context
    Volume: 3
    This monograph considers the painted frieze on the façade of Tomb II at Vergina (ca. 330-280 B.C.) as a visual document that offers vital evidence for the public self-stylings of Macedonian royalty in the era surrounding the reign of Alexander the... .... Learn More
  8. A Storm of Spears: Understanding the Greek Hoplite in Action

    A Storm of Spears: Understanding the Greek Hoplite in Action [Hardback]

    Christopher Matthew (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781848842953
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    The backbone of classical Greek armies was the phalanx of heavily armoured spearmen, or hoplites. These were the soldiers that defied the might of Persia at Marathon, Thermopylae and Plataea and, more often, fought each other in the countless batt... .... Learn More
  9. Sparta's Kings

    Sparta's Kings [Hardback]

    John Carr (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781848848498
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    In ancient Greece, Sparta was unique in having a dual kingship - two kings from different clans, the Agiads and the Eurypontids, reigning simultaneously. The institution was already well-developed by the 8th century BC, when Theopompos of the Eury... .... Learn More
  10. The Tyrants of Syracuse: Vol. II 367-211 BC

    The Tyrants of Syracuse: Vol. II 367-211 BC [Hardback]

    Jeff Champion (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781848843677
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    In this second volume of his military history of Syracuse, Jeff Champion follows the course of the city' s wars from the death of Dionysius II down to the final epic siege of the city in 213-211 BC, and its fall to the Romans. .... Learn More

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