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  1. Democracy's Beginning

    Democracy's Beginning: The Athenian Story [Hardback]

    Thomas Mitchell (Author)

    Regular Price: £25.00

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    ISBN: 9780300215038
    Published by : Yale University Press
    The first democracy, established in ancient Greece more than 2,500 years ago, has served as the foundation for every democratic system of government instituted down the centuries. In this lively history, author Thomas N. Mitchell tells the full an... .... Learn More
  2. Thucydides

    Thucydides [Paperback]

    P. J. Rhodes (Author)

    Regular Price: £19.99

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    ISBN: 9781472523990
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Thucydides was labelled the 'greatest historian that ever lived' by Macauley and no study of Classical Greece is complete without encountering his history of the Peloponnesian War, the greatest war of Greeks against Greeks in the late fifth centur... .... Learn More
  3. The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 1: Beginnings to AD 600

    The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 1: Beginnings to AD 600 [Paperback]

    Andrew Feldherr (Editor); Grant Hardy (Editor)

    Regular Price: £41.99

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    ISBN: 9780198737803
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The Oxford History of Historical Writing is a five-volume series that explores representations of the past from the beginnings of writing to the present day and from all over the world. Volume I offers essays by leading scholars on the development... .... Learn More
  4. The Eyesore of Aigina

    The Eyesore of Aigina: Anti-Athenian Attitudes Across the Greek, Hellenistic and Roman Worlds [Hardback]

    Anton Powell (Editor); Katerina Meidani (Editor)

    Regular Price: £64.00

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    ISBN: 9781905125593
    Published by : Classical Press of Wales
    Our ideas about ancient Athens are constructed very largely from the writings of Athenian authors. Relatively rare are our sources for how others -- whether Greeks, Asiatics or Romans -- saw Athens from the outside. Yet we can see that not only di... .... Learn More
  5. The Greeks in Asia

    The Greeks in Asia [Hardback]

    John Boardman (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780500252130
    Published by : Thames and Hudson
    From Britain's most distinguished historian of ancient Greek art comes this account of the influence of Greek communities and their culture through Central Asia, India, and Western China, from the Bronze Age to the rise of Islam. John Boardman exa... .... Learn More
  6. Classical Civilization: A History in Ten Chapters

    Classical Civilization: A History in Ten Chapters [Hardback]

    Nigel Jonathan Spivey (Author)

    Regular Price: £16.99

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    ISBN: 9781781855003
    Published by : Head of Zeus
    A concise and accessible study of the foundations, development and enduring legacy of the cultures of Greece and Rome, centred on ten locations of seminal importance in the development of Classical civilisation. Starting with Troy, where history, ... .... Learn More
  7. Chronicles of the Ancient World

    Chronicles of the Ancient World [Paperback]

    John Haywood (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781848668966
    Published by : Quercus
    Interweaving Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Persian, Greek and Roman history, this book follows these burgeoning empires over 4,000 years, examining the delicate balance of power as they vied for territory, conquest and glory. From Alexander the Great's ... .... Learn More
  8. Greece, Macedon and Persia

    Greece, Macedon and Persia [Hardback]

    Timothy Howe (Editor); Erin Garvin (Editor); Graham Wrightson (Editor)

    Regular Price: £45.00

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    ISBN: 9781782979234
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This book contains a collection of papers related to the history and historiography of Warfare, Politics and Power in the Ancient Mediterranean world. The contributions, written by 19 recognized experts from a variety of methodolo... .... Learn More
  9. Pindar and the Construction of Syracusan Monarchy in the Fifth Century BC

    Pindar and the Construction of Syracusan Monarchy in the Fifth Century BC [Hardback]

    Kathryn Morgan (Author)

    Regular Price: £71.00

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    ISBN: 9780199366859
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    This groundbreaking book attempts a fully contextualized reading of the poetry written by Pindar for Hieron of Syracuse in the 470s BC. It argues that the victory odes and other occasional songs composed by Pindar for the Sicilian tyrant were part... .... Learn More
  10. Myth, Literature and the Creation of the Topography of Thebes

    Myth, Literature and the Creation of the Topography of Thebes [Hardback]

    Daniel W. Berman (Author)

    Regular Price: £64.99

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    ISBN: 9781107077362
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    How does a city's legendary past affect its present? Thebes remains a city with one of the richest traditions of myth in all of Greece – it was the home of Cadmus, Oedipus, and Hercules, and the traditional birthplace of Dionysus. The city's topog... .... Learn More

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