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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. Religion and Classical Warfare: Archaic and Classical Greece

    Religion and Classical Warfare: Archaic and Classical Greece [Hardback]

    Matthew Dillon (Author); Christopher Matthew (Author); Michael Schmitz (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781473834293
    Published by : Pen & Sword
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Religion was integral to the conduct of war in the ancient world and the Greeks were certainly no exception. No campaign was undertaken, no battle risked, without first making sacrifice to propitiate the appropriate gods (such as Ares, god of War)... .... Learn More
  3. Great Naval Battles of the Ancient Greek World

    Great Naval Battles of the Ancient Greek World [Hardback]

    Owen Rees (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781473827301
    Published by : Pen & Sword
    Naval warfare is the unsung hero of ancient Greek military history, often overshadowed by the more glorified land battles. Owen Rees looks to redress the balance, giving naval battles their due attention. This book presents a selection of thirteen... .... Learn More
  4. Time and Its Adversaries in the Seleucid Empire

    Time and Its Adversaries in the Seleucid Empire [Hardback]

    Paul J. Kosmin (Author)

    £44.95

    ISBN: 9780674976931
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    In this eye-opening book, Paul J. Kosmin explains how the Seleucid Empire's invention of a new kind of time-and the rebellions against this worldview-transformed the way we organize our thoughts about the past, present, and future. In the afterma... .... Learn More
  5. Foundation Myths and Politics in Ancient Ionia

    Foundation Myths and Politics in Ancient Ionia [Paperback]

    Naoise Mac Sweeney (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781108729963
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This book examines foundation myths told about the Ionian cities during the archaic and classical periods. It uses these myths to explore the complex and changing ways in which civic identity was constructed in Ionia, relating this to the wider di... .... Learn More
  6. Antipater's Dynasty: Alexander the Great's Regent and his Successors

    Antipater's Dynasty: Alexander the Great's Regent and his Successors [Hardback]

    John D. Grainger (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781526730886
    Published by : Pen & Sword
    Antipater was a key figure in the rise of Macedon under Philip II and instrumental in the succession of Alexander III (the Great). Alexander entrusted Antipater with ruling Macedon in his long absence and he defeated the Spartans in 331 BC. After ... .... Learn More
  7. The Seleukid Empire 281-222: War within the family

    The Seleukid Empire 281-222: War within the family [Hardback]

    Kyle Erickson (Editor)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781910589717
    Published by : Classical Press of Wales
    The Seleukids, the easternmost of the Greek-speaking dynasties which succeeded Alexander the Great, were long portrayed by historians as inherently weak and doomed to decline after the death of their remarkable first king, Seleukos (281 BC). And y... .... Learn More
  8. The Political Economy of Classical Athens: A Naval Perspective

    The Political Economy of Classical Athens: A Naval Perspective [Hardback]

    Barry O'Halloran (Author)

    £120.00

    ISBN: 9789004386143
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Mnemosyne Supplements; History and Archaeology of Classical Antiquity
    Volume: 425
    Recently there has been a welcome revival of scholarly interest in the economy of classical Greece. In the face of increasingly compelling arguments for the existence of a market economy in classical Athens, the Finleyan orthodoxy is finally relin... .... Learn More
  9. The Early Seleukids, their Gods and their Coins

    The Early Seleukids, their Gods and their Coins [Hardback]

    Kyle Erickson (Author)

    £115.00

    ISBN: 9780415793766
    Published by : Routledge
    Before Alexander, the Near East was ruled by dynasts who could draw on the significant resources and power base of their homeland, but this was not the case for the Seleukids who never controlled their original homeland of Macedon. The Early Seleu... .... Learn More
  10. Soldier, Priest, and God: A Life of Alexander the Great

    Soldier, Priest, and God: A Life of Alexander the Great [Hardback]

    F. S. Naiden (Author)

    £18.99

    ISBN: 9780190875343
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Whatever we may think of Alexander-whether Great or only lucky, a civilizer or a sociopath-most people do not regard him as a religious leader. And yet religion permeated all aspects of his career. When he used religion astutely, he and his army p... .... Learn More

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