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  1. The Rise of Athens

    The Rise of Athens [Hardback]

    Anthony Everitt (Author)

    Regular Price: £20.00

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    ISBN: 9781445664767
    Published by : Amberley Publishing
    The story of Athens is truly intriguing: how did a tiny community of 200,000 citizens manage to give birth to towering geniuses across the range of human endeavour, create one of the greatest civilizations in history, and lay the foundations of ou... .... Learn More
  2. After Alexander

    After Alexander: The Time of the Diadochi (323-281 BC) [Paperback]

    Edward M. Anson (Editor); Victor Alonso Troncoso (Editor)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781785705120
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    When Alexander the Great died in 323 BC without a chosen successor he left behind a huge empire and ushered in a turbulent period, as his generals fought for control of vast territories. The time of the Successors (Diadochi) is usually defined as ... .... Learn More
  3. Travel, Geography and Culture in Ancient Greece, Egypt and the Near East

    Travel, Geography and Culture in Ancient Greece, Egypt and the Near East [Paperback]

    Jim Roy (Editor); Colin Adams (Editor)

    £32.00

    ISBN: 9781785705502
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Leicester Nottingham Studies in Ancient Society
    Volume: 10
    This collection of essays looks beyond the focus of existing works on ancient travel and its documentation, to examine its social and cultural implications. For travel (and the reasons behind it) offers a window on to many features of ancient ... .... Learn More
  4. The Spartan Regime: Its Character Origins and Grand Strategy

    The Spartan Regime: Its Character Origins and Grand Strategy [Hardback]

    Paul A. Rahe (Author)

    Regular Price: £25.00

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    ISBN: 9780300219012
    Published by : Yale University Press
    For centuries, ancient Sparta has been glorified in song, fiction, and popular art. Yet the true nature of a civilization described as a combination of democracy and oligarchy by Aristotle, considered an ideal of liberty in the ages of Machiavelli... .... Learn More
  5. The Cities of Pamphylia

    The Cities of Pamphylia [Paperback]

    John D. Grainger (Author)

    £32.00

    ISBN: 9781842173343
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Pamphylia, in modern Turkey, was a Greek country from the early Iron Age until the Middle Ages. In that land there were nine cities which can be described more or less as Greek, and this book is an investigation of their history. This was a lan... .... Learn More
  6. Amphora Stamps from Thasos

    Amphora Stamps from Thasos [Hardback]

    Chavdar Tzochev (Author)

    £130.00

    ISBN: 9780876612378
    Published by : American School of Classical Studies at Athens
    Series: Athenian Agora
    Volume: 37
    Ancient Thasos was renowned for its wine, which was heavily exported in ceramic amphoras across the eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea. Once a principal market in this trade, the Athenian Agora is now home to one of the largest collections of... .... Learn More
  7. The Rise and Fall of Classical Greece

    The Rise and Fall of Classical Greece [Paperback]

    Josiah Ober (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780691173146
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    Lord Byron described Greece as great, fallen, and immortal, a characterization more apt than he knew. Through most of its long history, Greece was poor. But in the classical era, Greece was densely populated and highly urbanized. Many surprisingly... .... Learn More
  8. The Religious Aspects of War in the Ancient Near East Greece and Rome, Volume 1

    The Religious Aspects of War in the Ancient Near East Greece and Rome, Volume 1 [Hardback]

    Krzysztof Ulanowski (Editor)

    Regular Price: £169.00

    Special Price: £110.00

    ISBN: 9789004324756
    Published by : BRILL
    The Religious Aspect of Warfare in the Ancient Near East, Greece and Rome is a volume dedicated to investigating the relationship between religion and war in antiquity in minute detail. The nineteen chapters are divided into three groups: the anci... .... Learn More
  9. Athens and Sparta

    Athens and Sparta: Constructing Greek Political and Social History from 478 BC [Paperback]

    Anton Powell (Author)

    Regular Price: £32.99

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    ISBN: 9781138778467
    Published by : Routledge
    Beginning in 478 BC when `the city of Athens was in ruins', Anton Powell presents an excellent, well-written account of 5th-century Greek history and society. Powell presents much of the ancient source material, with analysis and comment, along... .... Learn More
  10. Public Spending and Democracy in Classical Athens

    Public Spending and Democracy in Classical Athens [Paperback]

    David M. Pritchard (Author)

    Regular Price: £16.99

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    ISBN: 9781477311349
    Published by : University of Texas Press
    In his On the Glory of Athens, Plutarch complained that the Athenian people spent more on the production of dramatic festivals and "the misfortunes of Medeas and Electras than they did on maintaining their empire and fighting for their liberty aga... .... Learn More

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