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  1. Greek Warriors

    Greek Warriors: Hoplites and Heroes [Paperback]

    Carolyn Willekes

    £7.99

    ISBN: 9781612005157
    Published by : Casemate UK
    Series: Casemate Short History
    Thermopylae, Marathon: though fought 2,500 years ago in Ancient Greece, the names of these battles are more familiar to many than battles fought in the last half-century, but our concept of the men who fought in these battles may be more a product... .... Learn More
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Persian Interventions: The Achaemenid Empire, Athens, and Sparta, 450−386 BCE

    Persian Interventions: The Achaemenid Empire, Athens, and Sparta, 450−386 BCE [Hardback]

    John O. Hyland (Author)

    £40.50

    ISBN: 9781421423708
    Published by : Johns Hopkins University Press
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    Thirty years after Xerxes invaded Greece, the Achaemenid Persian Empire ended its long war with Athens. For the next four decades, the Persians tolerated Athenian control of their former tributaries, the Ionian Greek cities of western Anatolia. Bu... .... Learn More
  5. 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
  6. Armes, Armement et Contexte Funéraire dans la Macédoine Hellénistique

    Armes, Armement et Contexte Funéraire dans la Macédoine Hellénistique: Avec un appendice sur les trouvailles d’armes relatives à l’archaïsme et aux débuts de l’époque classique en Macédoine & sur ses confins [Hardback]

    Pierre O. Juhel (Author); Dorota Sakowicz (Author); Paul Morillon (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9788375311822
    Published by : Akanthina
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    This work (in French) constitutes an exhaustive catalogue raisonné of weapons, in tabular form, found in funerary contexts throughout the territory of Ancient Macedonia in the Hellenistic period. The results shed a new light not only on the weapon... .... Learn More
  7. Greek Taktika: Ancient Military Writing and its Heritage

    Greek Taktika: Ancient Military Writing and its Heritage: Proceedings of the International Conference on Greek Taktika held at the University of Toruń, 7-11 April 2005 [Paperback]

    Philip Rance (Editor); Nicholas Victor Sekunda (Editor)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9788375312423
    Published by : Akanthina
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    Following an extensive introduction by Philip Rance, which surveys the historical development of ancient Greek military writing and the evolution of modern scholarship on this literary tradition, this book presents 15 papers given at a conference ... .... Learn More
  8. Pericles of Athens

    Pericles of Athens [Paperback]

    Vincent Azoulay (Author)

    £18.95

    ISBN: 9780691178332
    Published by : Princeton University Press
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    Pericles has the rare distinction of giving his name to an entire period of history, embodying what has often been taken as the golden age of the ancient Greek world. "Periclean" Athens witnessed tumultuous political and military events, and achie... .... Learn More
  9. Benefactors, Kings, Rulers

    Benefactors, Kings, Rulers: Studies on the Seleukid Empire Between East and West [Paperback]

    D. Engels (Author)

    £120.00

    ISBN: 9789042933279
    Published by : Peeters Publishers
    The present volume contains a series of critical studies devoted to the political, institutional and ideological construction of the Seleukid empire, with particular focus on the complex interplay between the Seleukids' Graeco-Macedonian backgroun... .... Learn More
  10. Moral History from Herodotus to Diodorus Siculus

    Moral History from Herodotus to Diodorus Siculus [Paperback]

    Lisa Hau (Author)

    £24.99

    ISBN: 9781474427135
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
    Series: Edinburgh Critical Studies in Modernist Culture
    Lisa Irene Hau argues that a driving force among Greek historians was the desire to use the past to teach lessons about the present and for the future. She uncovers the moral messages of the ancient Greek writers of history and the techniques they... .... Learn More

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