ALEXANDER THE GREAT $ 13.95
by R. L. Fox, 592 pgs, 5.1x7.8, 16 pgs B&W photos, 7 maps, Paper
Dramatic, rich in details about little things as well as great .... filled, too, with persistent probing into human psychology, with abundant judjements of values, with gossip and intrigue.
ALEXANDER TO ACTIUM P $ 34.80, C $ 64.50
by P. Green, 1040 pgs, 7x10, 216 illustrat.
The history of the Hellenistic age from the death of Alexander to the defeat of Anthony & Cleopatra at the Battle of Actium.
ANCIENT CYPRUS $ 11.95
by British Museum, 72 pgs, 8.5x8.3, Paper
This volume is an introduction to the art and culture of Cyprus, from the time of the first settlers to the end of the Roman period. New discoveries provide a fascinating context for the many illustrations drawn from the outstanding collection of Cypriot antiquities in the British Museum.
THE ANCIENT GREEKS $ 9.95
by M. I. Finley, 240 pgs, 7.7x5, Paper
The author's brilliant account is based on extensive historical scholarship and archaeological research. He discusses "Who were the Greeks", the Dark Ages, the tyrants, the lawgivers and the achievements of the people.
THE ANCIENT GREEKS $ 18.95
by Chester G Starr, 236 pgs, Paper
A realistic account of life in ancient Greece as experienced by an ordinary citizen of the time, this work presents the ancient Greeks not only in their role as founders of Western civilizations but as people interesting of themselves.
THE ANCIENT GREEKS: A Critical History $ 24.95
by J.V.A. Fine, 719 pgs, 5.9x9.2, Paper
The author conveys the excitement of historical discovery and disputation with the relaxed spontaneity of the lecturer. In his discussion of early Greece, he provides a rich blend of social, political and cultural history.
THE ATHENIAN TRIREME $ 22.95
by J. S. Morrison, 266 pgs, 5.8x8.2, Paper
This volume provides the background to the reconstruction of the ship by the Hellenic navy. It describes the ancient ship in battle and in transit, the men who manned her and the materials of which she was made.
ATHENS AND SPARTA: Constructing Greek Political and Social History
from 478 BC $ 18.95
by A. Powell, 423 pgs, 5.4x8.5, Paper
This is a handbook to the main topics of Greek history in the classical period. It deals not only with the established areas of political history, but also with some of the most important aspects of Greek social history , a subject which is winning increasing recognition.
ATLAS OF CLASSICAL HISTORY $ 9.95
by M. Grant, 102 pgs, 7x10, 92 maps, Paper
Surveying more than two thousand years of classical history, this volume is a remarkable visual history of the classical world. Maps show the ancient world in its entirety according to Herodotus and Ptolemy.
BALKAN GHOSTS $ 12.00
by Robert D. Kaplan, 352 pgs, 16 pages of photos, 1 map, Paper
This enthralling and often chilling political travelogue allows us to understand the origins of that regions anguish. For as the author travels from Yugoslavia to Romania, Bulgaria, and Greece, he reconstructs the Balkans' history as a time warp in which ancient passions are continually resurrected.
THE BIRTH OF ATHENIAN DEMOCRACY $ 23.00
by Chester G Starr, 96 pgs, Paper
In this intriguing study, the author traces the growth of the assembly from its consolidation to its position as the central institution in the democratic government of Athens in the fifth century B.C.
BIRKENAU, THE CAMP OF DEATH $ 24.95
by M. Nahon, 176 pgs, 5.8x8.8, Cloth
This memoir details the experiences of a Jewish Greek physician in Hitler's conventration camps, where he witnessed firsthand the calculated brutality designed by Eichmann and Speer and implemented by Mengele and others.
BYZANTIUM $ 11.95
by British Museum, 72 pgs, 8.5x8.3, Paper
This introduction traces the history of the Byzantine Empire from the founding of its capital Constantinople to its capture by the Turks. The author draws from the British Museum's extremely rich collection.
BYZANTIUM, A World Civilization $ 18.00
by A. Laiou, 162 pgs, 6x9, Paper
Both an introduction to the great civilization of Byzantium and a fiftieth anniversary celebration of the founding of the Byzantine Center in Washington D.C.
BYZANTIUM : The Early Centuries $ 39.00
by J.J. Norwich, 408 pgs, 6.5x9.5, Cloth
In this brilliant narrative, the author tells the story of the Byzantine Empire from its beginning to AD 800. Those first five centuries were marked by stupendous changes and dramas. They were centuries of bloodshed in which the empire struggled for its life.
BYZANTIUM : The Apogee $ 39.00
by J.J. Norwich, 389 pgs, 6.5x9.5, Cloth
This second volume carries us into the tumultuous middle years of Byzantium and closes with a still more fateful event: the Empire's catastrophic defeat by the Seljuk Turks in 1071 that caused it to lose three-quarters of Asia Minor and begun the inexorable Turkish advance that eventually ended with the capture of Constantinople in 1453.
BYZANTIUM: The Decline and Fall $ 35.00
by J.J. Norwich, 488 pgs, 6.5x9.5, Cloth
The third and final volume tells of the dire consequences of the defeat by the Seljuk Turks in 1071; of the Fourth Crusade that hurled itself against Constantinople and of the Frankish thugs on the imperial throne; and of the struggle by the restored Empire against the inexorable advance of the Ottoman Turks.
THE CLASSICAL ATHENIAN DEMOCRACY $ 20.95
by David Stockton, 224 pgs, 5.4x8.5, Paper
This volume explains to the reader what the institutions of the classical Athenian democracy were, how they worked, and upon what assumptions they were founded.
THE COMING OF THE GREEKS $ 14.90
by Robert Drews, 257 pgs, 5.5x8.5, Paper
An archaeological and linguistic whodunnit of the most fascinating sort, courageously tackling the much-argued question of - When did the Greeks come to Greece?
A CONCISE HISTORY OF GREECE $ 13.95
by R. Clogg, 257 pgs, 5.4x8.5, Paper
An illustrated introduction to the history of modern Greece, from the first stirrings of the national movement in the late eighteenth century until the present day.
CONQUEST AND EMPIRE $ 12.95
by A. B. Bosworth, 330 pgs, 5.3x8.6, Paper
This acclaimed historical survey of the reign of Alexander the Great draws on ancient sources to present a new account of this fascinating and turbulent period.
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE ANCIENT WORLD $ 40.00
by David Sacks, 320 pgs, 75 drawings, 8.5x11.0, Cloth
This volume provides a comprehensive A-to-Z coverage of the people, places, events, and culture of this influential civilization. Informative entries identify and describe such topics as: Military leaders and politicians; The development of democracy in Athens; Poets; Playwrights; the Persian Wars; and much more.
THE FALL OF CONSTANTINOPLE $ 11.95
by S. Runciman, 256 pgs, 5.3x8.5, Paper
This classic account shows how the fall of Constantinople in May 1453 came as a bitter shock to Western Christendom. The city's plight had been neglected, and negligible help was sent in this crisis.
FOURTEEN BYZANTINE RULERS $ 10.95
by M. Psellus, translated by E.R.A. Sewter, 397 pgs, 5.1x7.8, Paper
The death of Basil II in A.D. 1025, after fifty glorious years as sole emperor, ushered in decades of turbulence, corruption and incompetence. This vivid and forceful chronicle, full of psychological insight and deep understanding of power politics, is a historical and literary document of the first importance.
FREDERICA, QUEEN OF THE HELENES P $ 19.95, C $ 29.95
by L. Papanikolaou, 509 pgs, 7x10, 160
A historical biography, spanning the periods just before World War II, Word War II, the Civil War, and the Recostruction including the Queen's correspondence with General George C. Marshall. The author was a member of the royal court and her husband was economic advisor to the royal family.
THE GLORY THAT WAS GREECE $ 36.00
by J.C. Stobart, 265 pgs, 6.4x9.5, Cloth
Looking beyond the petty feuds and interminable military struggles that bedeviled this collection of tiny islands and city states, the author reveals the extraordinary richness of Greek culture-its Art, Laws, Government, Religion and Philosophy.
GREECE $ 17.95
by M. Rostovtzeffs, 325 pgs, 5.3x8, Paper
From the appearance of prehistoric Aegean settlements, through the rise of the city states, to the diffusion of Hellenistic culture after the conquest of Alexander, Greek history is recounted and set in the larger perspective of ancient civilization.
GREECE, A History of $ 13.95
by A. R. Burn, 415 pgs, 7.8x5.1, Paper
This is a one volume history of Hellas, and is principally written for the reader who is not a student or expert in classical literature. Readable, erudite and balanced, it sweeps the reader along from the days of Mycenae to the splendors of Athens and to the conquests of Alexander the Great.
GREECE AND THE HELLENISTIC WORLD $ 21.25
by J. Boardman, 446 pgs, 7.5x9.7, Paper
This volume covers the period from the 8th century BC and the emergence of the Greek city-state to the conquest of Alexander the Great and the establishment of Greek monarchies. It was in this period that democracy was invented, argued, achieved & attacked. It was also a period unparalleled in history for its brilliance in literature, philosophy & the arts.
GREECE AT THE CROSSROADS, The Civil War and its Legacy P $ 19.95,
C $ 56.00
edited by J. O. Iatrides and L. Wrigley, 340 pgs, 6.0x9.0, Paper
A collection of essays by European and American specialists offering new and authoritative analyses of the Greek civil war and its international dimensions.
GREECE, 1940-41 EYEWITNESSED $ 14.25
by C.N. Hadjipateras, 293 pgs, 4.7x7.1, Paper
The book is an anthology of oral and written testimonies of survivors, Greek, British, men of the Commonwealth, italians and Germans, supported by diaries , poems, photographs, sketches and authentic material shedding light to that “miraculous” episode of the last war which, as expressed at the time by Marshal J. Smuts, “changed the flow of World War II”. In fact, the Greek campaign which together with the subsequent Battle of Crete lasted seven entire months, greatly contributed in turning the tide of the war in favour of the Allies.
THE GREEKS $ 11.95
by H. D. F. Kitto, 256 pgs, 7.8x5, Paper
The Greeks were extraordinary not least because they evolved a totally new conception of what human life was for. Justifying and elaborating on that claim, the author explores the life, culture & history of classical Greece.
THE GREEKS OF ASIA MINOR $ 38.50
by G. Augoustinos, 270 pgs, 6.3x9.3, Cloth
The history of the Asia Minor Greeks is essential to our understanding of the developments in the Near Eastand Greco-Turkish relations from the 1800s to the present.
HELLENIKA, Heritage & History $ 35.00
by T. Peter Limber, 230 pgs, 9x11.3, 37 color maps, Cloth
This unique volume presents a synoptic history of Greece and the Greek people from prehistoric times to World War II..
HELLENISM IN THE EAST $ 45.00
edited by A. Kuhrt, 192 pgs, 6.3x9.6, Cloth
The Hellenistic Age was a revolutionary time in the history of human culture. The conquests of Alexander the Great promoted a mingling of east and west on a scale never before experienced. Greeks entered Asia in unprecedented numbers and engaged in a direct and meaningful way with the ancient civilizations of the Near East.
THE HELLENISTIC WORLD $ 13.95
by F.W. Walbank, 287 pgs, 5.5x8.2, Paper
The vast empire that Alexander the Great left at his death in 323 BC has few parallels. For the next three hundred years the Greeks controlled a complex of monarchies and city-states that stretched from the Adriatic Sea to India.
edited by Karl Hude, 435 pgs each volume
Volume I: Books I-IV $ 25.95
Volume II: Books V-IX $ 30.95
HERODOTUS: The History $ 12.95
translated by D. Grene, 699 pgs, 5.3x8, Paper
In this History the war between the Greeks & Persians , the origins of their enmity, and all the more general features of the civilization of the world of his day are seen as a unity & expressed as the vision of one man.
HISTORICAL DICTIONARY OF GREECE $ 33.50
by T.M. Veremis & M. Dragoumis, 278 pgs, 5.7x8.7, Cloth
Among topics covered in this volume, designed as a scholarly introduction for librarians, students, policymakers and travelers, are biographies, socioeconomic conditions, institutions, tourism, historic sites, statistics and the arts. Historical and administrative maps are included.
A HISTORY OF GREECE $ 18.95
by C. E. Robinson, 480 pgs, 4.9x7.3, Paper
Recent archaeological research has revealed fresh aspects of Hellenic life, economic and social in particular. This volume presents those conclusions which upon the whole appear most probable.
A HISTORY OF GREECE TO 322 BC $ 36.00
by N.G.L. Hammond, 716 pgs, 46 Illustrations, Paper
A modern interpretation of Greek ideas, cultures, and history focusing primarily upon the military and political aspects but also including the prehistoric period and the intellectual, social and economic background.
A HISTORY OF THE ANCIENT WORLD $ 39.95
by Chester G Starr, 768 pgs, 40 Illustrations, 25 Maps, Paper
A comprehensive study of antiquity beginning with the origins and expansion of civilization, early Greek world, classic age of Greece, to the Byzantine Empire and the decline of the ancient world.
HISTORY OF GREEK CITY STATES 700-338 BC $ 16.00
by Raphael Sealley, 540 pgs, 30 illustrations, Paper
Sealley's most important contribution to the study of ancient Greece, and one of the best works in this field.
A HISTORY OF MACEDONIA $ 14.00
by R. M. Errington, 330 pgs, 6x9, Paper
This book emphasizes the structure of the Macedonian state and its functioning in different stages of historical development from the sixth to the second century B.C
INSIDE HITLER'S GREECE P $ 19.00, C $ 35.00
by M. Mazower, 436 pgs, 6.3x9.6, 77 photos
In April 1941 the German army invaded Greece, leading to four years of hideous barbarism and to a civil war that tore the country apart. This book explores the impact of the Occupation upon the lives and values of ordinary Greeks.
INTERNATIONAL INTERVENTION IN THE GREEK CIVIL WAR $ 50.95
by A. Nachmani, 216 pgs, 6.5x9.5, Cloth
Few people are knowledgeable about the history of the Greek Civil War. Often termed "the hidden war", this conflict of the late 1940s is still highly controversial and a source of extreme emotion for those Greeks who remember it.
THE JEWS IN THE GREEK AGE $ 15.95
by E.J. Bickerman, 338 pgs, 5.9x9.2, Paper
The author gives a vivid account of the Jewish people from the conquest of Palestine by Alexander the Great to the revolt of the Maccabees. It is a rich story of the relations between the Jewish community and the Hellenistic rulers of Palestine.
THE KINGDOM OF CYPRUS & THE CRUSADES $ 23.95
by P. W. Edbury, 241 pgs, 6x9, Paper
The island of Cyprus was conquered from its Byzantine ruler by Richard I of England in 1191 during the Third Crusade, and remained under western rule until the Ottoman conquest in 1571.
THE LAST CENTURIES OF BYZANTIUM $ 28.95
by D. M. Nicol, 463 pgs, 6x9, Paper
The Byzantine Empire, fragmented and enfeebled by the Fourth Crusade, never again recovered. This book narrates the history from 1261 to its conquest by the Turks in 1453.
LAW & SOCIETY IN BYZANTIUM $ 36.00
by Angeliki, Laiou, 308 pgs, 6x9, Cloth
The essays in this volume explore the legal system by looking at the intenmd of the legislators ; societal attitudes toward the law; and the relationships among law, religion, literature, and art.
A LEXIKON OF GREEK PERSONAL NAMES $ 97.00
Volume II: Attica
by M. J. Osborne, 516 pgs, 9.5x12.5, Cloth This scholarly volume contains an entry for every identifiable resident of ancient Athens from the earliest times to the fifth century AD.
THE LIVING PAST OF GREECE $ 19.90
by M. Burn, 288 pgs, 6.5x9.3, Cloth
The authors, both experts in their fields, have combined chronology and history and chosen the most interesting buildings, islands and places with detailed historical coverage and descriptions of what is left today.
MACEDONIA From Philip II to Roman Conquest $ 75.00
edited by R. Ginouves, 254 pgs, 9.8x12.2, 184 color illustr., Cloth
Aimed at lovers of outstanding archaeological discoveries and devotees of history, the present volume is a collection of writings by French and Greek experts that presents a synthesis of the present state of our knowledge of the Macedonian kingdom.
THE MACEDONIAN CONFLICT $ 29.95
by L. M. Danforth, 273 pgs, Cloth
In a balanced and lucid analysis of a complex and politically controversial subject, the author examines the claims to and construction of Macedonian ethnicity in Northern Greece and Australia. He also investigates the invention of ethnicities, the place of minorities in the modern state, and the differences between European countries.
THE MACEDONIAN STATE $ 33.00
by N G L Hammond, 440 pgs, 6.2x9.2, Paper
Its origins, institutions and history from the early times to 167 BC.
THE MIRACLE, A True Story $ 18.00
by Leonidas Koumakis, 190 pgs, 5.7x8.2, 31 photos, Cloth
The purpose of this book is to communicate, through both historical evidence and the author's personal experiences, the Turkish policy against Hellenism and beyond. The evidence presented is only a small portion of the available fact base listed in the bibliography of over 400 references. A superb historical narration that one reads without interruptions and enjoys it like old wine from the cellar of memory.
MODERN GREECE: A Short History $ 12.90
by C.M. Woodhouse, 379 pgs, 5x7.8, bibliography, maps, Paper
The history of Greece from the 4th century to the 20th, with a new chapter carrying through to the April 1990 elections.
THE OXFORD DICTIONARY OF $ 345.00
by A. P. Kazhdan, 3 volumes of 800 pgs each, 7.1x 10, Over 125 illustrations;
maps; tables; genealogies, Printed on acid free paper. The Dictionary of Byzantium is a three-volume comprehensive dictionary of the Greek Byzantine civilization. The first source of its kind in the field, it features 5,500 entries written by an international group of eminent Byzantinists covering all aspects of life in the Byzantine world.
THE OXFORD HISTORY OF THE CLASSICAL WORLD $ 56.00
by J. Boardman, 882 pgs, 7.9x10, Cloth
The purpose of this book is to give the general reader a comprehensive view of the Greek world, its history and its achievements. The first section runs from the eitgh to the fourth centuries BC, a period unparalleled in history for its brilliance in literature, philosophy, and the visual arts. The second deals with the Hellenization of the Middle East, and the third covers the foundation of the Roman Empire.
PHILIP OF MACEDON $ 45.00
by N. Hammond, 235 pgs, 6.5x9.5, Cloth
Philip was one of the extraordinary figures of antiquity. Inheriting a kingdom near collapse, he left to his son Alexander the strongest state in Europe.
PHILLIP II OF MACEDON: A Life from the Ancient Sources $ 42.95
translated by A.S. Bradford, 199 pgs, 6.5x9.5, Cloth
This book is a unique compilation of fragments of ancient writings, epitomes, and passages from the orators that together form a re-creation of a contemporary biography of one of the most influential figures of ancient Greece.
THUCYDIDES $ 17.95
by W. Robert Connor, 266 pgs, 6.1x9.2, Paper
This full-scale sequential reading of Thucydide's history of the Peloponnesian War will be invaluable to the specialist and also to those in search of an introduction and companion to the Histories.
THUCYDIDES: The Peloponnesian War $ 15.95
translated by T. Hobbes, 608 pgs, 5.3x8, Paper
It is Thucydides' special ability to portray & enliven that has provided us with the most revealing accounts of the people & events in that long war. Pericle's funeral ovation, the plague, the civil war in Corcyra, the debate between Cleon & Diadotus, the Melian Dialogue & above all the ruin of the Siciian Expedition.
UNEARTHING ATLANTIS $ 12.00
by C. Pellegrino, 325 pgs, 5.2x8, Paper
Sifting through a dazzling range of evidence the author reconstructs a world that flourished on the Greek island of Thera and lays bare its many ties to Atlantis. He shows how it vanished in a volcanic eruption of violence unequaled in the 3,500 years since.
WAREFARE IN THE ANCIENT WORLD $ 35.00
edited by Sir J. Hackett, 256, pgs, 150 photos, maps, 7.7x11.0, Cloth
This volume offers the general reader the most complete, authoritative, and accessible record of how war was waged in antiquity. Coverage extends to all regions of the ancient world and includes period-by-period analyses of all facets of warfare, including the organization, tactics, armor, and weaponry of armies.
WHO'S WHO IN THE CLASSICAL WORLD $ 19.95
by J. Warrington, 576 pgs, 6.1x9.3, Paper
From Homer in the eighth century B.C. to the death of Constantine in A.D. 337, this fascinating book contains a wealth of information on nearly 4,000 key personalities who have made their mark on the classical world. Alphabetically arranged.