ATHOS, THE HOLY MOUNTAIN (English or Greek) $ 67.00
by G. Trunler, 198 pgs, 180 color photographs, 9.4x11.4, Cloth
Photography as a fine art, together with the vivid text, create a genuine work of art dedicated to the "Ark of Orthodoxy", Mount Athos: a world where nature and spirituality reside together in perfect harmony.
ATLAS OF THE GREEK WORLD $ 45.00
by P. Levi, 240 pgs, 450 color illustrations, 87 maps, 9.5x12, Cloth
The most reliable, informative and attractive reference book on ancient Greece, ideal for the student and layman alike. It takes the reader on a journey through Greek history from Minoan times to the arrival of the Romans.
THE BIRTH OF GREECE $ 12.95
by P. Leveque, 177 pgs, 4.9x7, over 120 color photos, Paper
Ideals of democracy, art. and architecture, profound philosophical explorations, the establishment of a written historical record, the development of the tragic and comedic forms, the consolidation of the Olympian pantheon- for these and many other achievements we are internally indebted to the Greeks. This volume makes this histoty, our history, come alive.
BY JOVE $ 11.00
by Michae Macrone, 237 pgs, 5.5x7.5, Paper
Whether you love mythology, language, or both, you will find this book indispensable. And if you didn't know how amusing myths and words could be, this book will acquaint you with their pleasures.
CAPPADOCIA (English and Greek) $ 70.00
by Liza Evert, 258 pgs, 436 photographs, 9.8x11.6, Cloth
Cappadocia, the remote outpost of the Hellenic world, lies at the point where the vast peninsula of Asia Minor narrows down and meets the region of Anatolia. This book, which hands down to the reader the historical but still present physiognomy of Cappadocia, is prefaced by Helen Glykatzi-Ahrweiler.
CORFU, THE GARDEN ISLE $ 67.50
by Spiro Flamburiari, 285 pgs, 10.2x12.2, 287 color photos, Cloth
This volume offers an all embracing account of the island's rich history, its architecture, country estates, music, social customs, people and the flora and fauna. A magnificent pictorial record of a place to which mainland Greeks and foreigners alike feel a compeling urge to return.
DISCOVERING THE WORLD OF THE ANCIENT GREEKS $ 29.95
by Z. Archibald, 192 pgs, 250 color photos, 25 maps, 8.5x11, Cloth
Using a spectacular array of full-color photos and an engaging text, this volume recounts the great archaeological discoveries of classical Hellenic civilization, including how scientific evidence has been collected and interpreted.
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MYTHOLOGY $ 23.00
by E. Flaum, 176 pgs, 10.5x12.2, 200 Color Photos, Cloth
Organized from A to Z, this book contains a plethora of information about the figures who make up the mythologies of the Greec world. Lavishly illustrated in full color, this is the perfect reference book and a wonderful read for anyone interested in ancient mythology. Populated by the pantheon of gods, goddesses, and heroes of the Greek civilization, this book is a visual feast as well as an instructive and delightful journey back in time.
GREEK MYTHOLOGY: An Encyclopedia $ 14.80
by Richard Stoneman, 192 pgs, 6x9.2, Paper
Including in dictionary form all the major figures of Greek mythology, the book complete with illustrations based on contemporary Greek art, is also the first to encompass both classical & post-classical folklore and legend.
GREEK PEOPLE $ 19.80
by R. B. Kebric, 210 pgs, 7.5x9, Paper
This book is an insightful introduction to the world of ancient Greece from Homer to the Hellenistic age. It touches on some of the most important themes and aspects of Greek life and provides an introduction to Greek civilization.
GREEK STYLE $ 40.00
by S. Slesin, 299 pgs, 10.2x10.2, 700 Full-Color Photos, Cloth
Rustic and elegant, ancient and modern, minimal and yet rich in detail, the style of Greece is one of exciting contrasts. This volume captures not only the authentic simplicity of Greek interior design, but also the remarkable liveliness of Greek culture.
THE GREEK VIEW OF LIFE $ 36.00
by G. L. Dickinson, 261 pgs, Cloth
The four sections of the book deal with the Greek attitude towards religion, the state, the individual, and art.
HELLAS, A PORTRAIT OF GREECE $ 16.75
by Nicholas Gage, 247 pgs, 8x5.3, Paper
The author captures a feeling - the special intensity of this land, the magical presence of the Parthenon, the sense of something that is lovely, perverse, crazy, delightful and beautiful. Readers who've never been to Greece will want to go and those who have will want to return.
IN THE BALKANS $ 29.95
by N. Economopoulos, 128 pgs, 9.2x11.2., 74 photos, Cloth
To the incoherent and fragmented environment of this region, Economopoulos brings his extraordinary vision of the Balkan people. His haunting, compassionate images, beautifully reproduced in duo-tone, reveal an inextinguishable spirit; individuals who carry on the business of living despite the unmistakable air of volatility that surrounds them.
IT'S GREEK TO ME $ 12.00
by Michael Macrone, 238 pgs, 5.7x7.6, Paper
This book leaves no "stone unturned" (Euripides) in revealing the classical sources and original meanings of some of our most interesting expressions. It provides a lively look at the great works and great minds of classical antiquity.
KERKYRA: From Nausicaa to Europe $ 69.00
240 pgs, 230 color photographs, 9.4x11.4, Cloth (English or Greek)
Kerkyra or Corfu, the earthly paradise of the Homeric poems, is revealed to us in this lively book . The text acquaint us with the history and the particular features of the island. This edition is an offering to both the serious student as well as the happy traveler.
A LAYMAN'S GUIDE TO THE GREEK GODS $ 10.95
by A. Carter, 164 pgs, 5.0x7.1, Paper
An introduction to the Gods of Greek mythology, this complicated subject is presented in an easy to read manner, supported by appropriate lineal descent charts and original watercolour illustrations. Essential reading for the newcomer to the ancient history of Greece.
LIVING GREEK THEATER: A Handbook of Classical Performance &
Modern Production $ 70.00
by J. M. Walton, 445 pgs, Cloth
Professor Walton's unique guide to Greek drama takes on the task to integrate the Classical tradition with our modern perceptions and adaptations of it.
MACEDONIA OF YESTERDAY & TODAY $ 6.25
by S.E.L. Barrey, 128 pgs, 23 color photos, 7.3x4.5, Paper
An historical overview that takes you from the ancient province of Macedonia before Philip, through the social and commercial life under the Turks, the Civil War to modern times.
THE MANUSCRIPTS OF THE GREEK BIBLE $ 49.00
by Bruce M. Metzer, 160 pgs, 9.2x11.4, Cloth
Professor Metzer provides an authoritative and absorbing account of the paleography of Greek manuscripts of both the Old & New Testaments. Part One surveys the fundamentals of Greek paleography. Part Two is a collection of thirteen manuscripts of the Old Testament & thirty-two manuscripts of the New Testament.
MONASTERIES OF GREECE $ 50.00
by C. Hellier & F. Venturi, 232 pgs, 8.0x10.0, Cloth
This first comprehensive, illustrated history of the spectacularly beautiful monasteries of Greece starts at St. Catherine's on Mount Sinai. The book moves to discuss numerous monasteries in mainland and island Greece, including those on Patmos, Crete, Egina, Hosios Loukas and Agnountos. Most striking of all are the monasteries at Meteora. This volume is illustrated with superb new photographs of the buildings, their treasures, and the dramatic landscape.
MUSIC AND THEATER $ 5.50
180 pgs, 4.7x7.3, Paper
... a fascinating, closely documented account of an incredible man, Mikis Theodorakis, and his life long battle for a living music in Greece and the liberty which must accompany it.
MY VILLAGE BY THE SEA $ 11.00
by V. Liacouras-Chantiles, 120 pgs, Paper
Dimitri tells the story of his life in a fragrant stone hut on a hillside. He would run to school and to the quay when fishing boats docked. His parents and grandparents sang folksongs and told him superb folktales.
MYTHOLOGY: TIMELESS TALES OF GODS & HEROES $ 7.00
by E. Hamilton, 335 pgs, 4.2x6.9, Paper
A Keystone of our Western culture is the body of myth and legend of the ancient world of Greece. In this volume the author brings this legacy to life anew, with impeccably accurate and accessible retellings of eternally spellbinding tales.
MYTHOLOGY AND YOU $ 19.95
by Sorelle Baker, 304 pgs, 6x9, Paper
Everyone can enjoy the classic stories of 36 Greek myths reprinted in this easy- to-read volume. Full of romance, adventure, humor and folly, each myth is presented in clear, contemporary language and accompanied by helpful glossaries, pronunciation guides and cultural background notes.
THE OLYMPIC SPIRIT (English or Greek) $ 85.00
370 pgs, 360 color photographs, 8.3x11.4, Cloth
This luxurius edition contains a series of pictures from museumsaround the world, maps, drawings, charts from which the reader can form a vivid image of athletic games and sportsin ancient Greece and their close relationship to art.
THE RIDDLE OF THE SPHINX $ 8.50
by C.F. Herberger, 218 pgs, 4.6x7.3, Paper
In Minoan Crete in the Bronze Age existed a solar-lunar ritual calendar based upon sophisticated astronomical knowledge. It provides the clue to rituals which later became verbalized as myths. This book opens to vie a vista of new discoveries about the original meaning of archetypal symbols, many of which are vital to our culture today.
SANCTUARY OF THE GODS $ 10.00
by Peg Streep, 9.0x9.0, Paper
This volume overviews the continuity of sacred places used to worship the Goddess, from the Paleolithic times to ancient Greece, from caves to elaborate temple buildings.
THE SEARCH FOR ANCIENT GREECE $ 12.80
by R. Etienne, 176 pgs, 159 color illustrations, 1 map, 5x7, Paper
Here is a voyage of discovery - of ancient Greek civilization and of the people who have studied it. Why has Greece served as the model for so many other civilizations? The story of the rediscovery of ancient Greece is also an examination of Western culture.
THE UNVARNISHED NEW TESTAMENT $ 16.50
translated by A, Gaus, 508 pgs, 5.5x8.5, Paper
A new innovative translation of the New Testament which opens the closed doors of preconception and allows the reader to view these important Greek writings in an entirely different light. Based upon the radical premise "Why not present the New Testament simply as it appears in the original Greek?"
VANISHING GREECE $ 24.95
by P.L. Fermor, 192 pgs, 9.5x11, 230 color photos, Paper
250 photographs devided into seven regional chapters and complemented by a short text. The principal subject is the people of Greece, their traditional way of life, their homes, villages, day-to-day activities and festivals, as well as the haunting and varied landscape of the country itself.