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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. Shaping the Geography of Empire: Man and Nature in Herodotus' Histories

    Shaping the Geography of Empire: Man and Nature in Herodotus' Histories [Hardback]

    Katherine Clarke (Author)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9780198820437
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    This volume explores the spatial framework of Herodotus' Histories, the Greek historian's account of Persian imperialism in the sixth and fifth century BC and its culmination in a series of grand expeditions against Greece itself. Focusing on his ... .... Learn More
  3. The Treasures of Alexander the Great: How One Man's Wealth Shaped the World

    The Treasures of Alexander the Great: How One Man's Wealth Shaped the World [Paperback]

    Frank L. Holt (Author)

    £14.99

    ISBN: 9780190866259
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Onassis Series in Hellenic Culture
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    War, the most profitable economic activity in the ancient world, transferred wealth from the vanquished to the victor. Invasions, sieges, massacres, annexations, and mass deportations all redistributed property with dramatic consequences for kings... .... Learn More
  4. Nemesis: Alcibiades and the Fall of Athens

    Nemesis: Alcibiades and the Fall of Athens [Hardback]

    David Stuttard (Author)

    £23.95

    ISBN: 9780674660441
    Published by : Harvard University Press
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    Alcibiades was one of the most dazzling figures of the Golden Age of Athens. A ward of Pericles and a friend of Socrates, he was spectacularly rich, bewitchingly handsome and charismatic, a skilled general, and a ruthless politician. He was also a... .... Learn More
  5. Julius Caesar: A Life

    Julius Caesar: A Life [Hardback]

    Patricia Southern (Author)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9781445650456
    Published by : Amberley Publishing
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    Julius Caesar is part historical figure and part legend. He was a complex individual, a most brilliant politician, a most successful general, a most accomplished psychologist. He grew up in a world where political and military careers were inextri... .... Learn More
  6. The Open Sea: The Economic Life of the Ancient Mediterranean World from the Iron Age to the Rise of Rome

    The Open Sea: The Economic Life of the Ancient Mediterranean World from the Iron Age to the Rise of Rome [Hardback]

    J. G. Manning (Author)

    £27.95

    ISBN: 9780691151748
    Published by : Princeton University Press
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    In The Open Sea, J. G. Manning offers a major new history of economic life in the Mediterranean world in the Iron Age, from Phoenician trading down to the Hellenistic era and the beginning of Rome's imperial supremacy. Drawing on a wide range of a... .... Learn More
  7. Democracy: A Life

    Democracy: A Life [Paperback]

    Paul Cartledge (Author)

    £12.99

    ISBN: 9780198815136
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Democracy is either aspired to as a goal or cherished as a birthright by billions of people throughout the world today — and has been been for over a century. But what does it mean? And how has its meaning changed since it was first coined in anci... .... Learn More
  8. Creators, Conquerors, and Citizens: A History of Ancient Greece

    Creators, Conquerors, and Citizens: A History of Ancient Greece [Hardback]

    Robin Waterfield (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780198727880
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Throughout the course of ancient Greek civilization, there always existed a sense of shared culture among the many Greek communities scattered throughout the Mediterranean. During the Classical (479-338) and Hellenistic (338-30) periods, the count... .... Learn More
  9. Defining Citizenship in Archaic Greece

    Defining Citizenship in Archaic Greece [Hardback]

    Alain Duplouy (Editor); Roger W. Brock (Editor)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9780198817192
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Citizenship is a major feature of contemporary national and international politics, but rather than being a modern phenomenon it is in fact a legacy of ancient Greece. The concept of membership of a community and participation in its social and po... .... Learn More
  10. Interpreting Herodotus

    Interpreting Herodotus [Hardback]

    Thomas Harrison (Editor); Elizabeth Irwin (Editor)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9780198803614
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Charles W. Fornara's Herodotus: An Interpretative Essay (Oxford, 1971) was a landmark publication in the study of the great Greek historian. Well-known in particular for its main thesis that the Histories should be read against the background of t... .... Learn More

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