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The Greek Search for Wisdom
The Greek Search for Wisdom
Written by Michael K. Kellogg
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616145750
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The Greek Search for Wisdom

Written by Michael K. Kellogg


Format: Hardcover, 341 pages
On Sale: June 26, 2012
Price: $28.00

The philosopher Alfred North Whitehead once said that all of Western philosophy was "but a series of footnotes to Plato." By the same token, one could argue that all of Western civilization is but an extension of the ancient Greek cultural legacy. The Greeks invented tragedy, comedy, lyric poetry, history, philosophy... Read more >
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Greek Fortifications of Asia Minor 500-130 BC
From the Persian Wars to the Roman Conquest
Written by Konstantin Nossov
Illustrated by Brian Delf


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $13.95

Sandwiched between the heart of ancient Greece and the lands of Persia, the Greek cities of Western Anatolia were the spark that ignited some of the most iconic conflicts of the ancient world. Fought over repeatedly in the 5th century BC, their conquest by the Persians provided a casus belli for... Read more >
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Complete Poems
Complete Poems
Written by C.P. Cavafy, Translated by Daniel Mendelsohn
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ISBN: 9780375700897
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Complete Poems

Written by C.P. Cavafy
Translated by Daniel Mendelsohn


Format: Trade Paperback, 752 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $35.00

An extraordinary literary event: Daniel Mendelsohn’s acclaimed two-volume translation of the complete poems of C. P. Cavafy—including the first English translation of the poet’s final Unfinished Poems—now published in one handsome edition and featuring the fullest literary commentaries available in English, by the renowned critic, scholar, and international best-selling author of... Read more >
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Complete Poems
Complete Poems
Written by C.P. Cavafy, Translated by Daniel Mendelsohn
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ISBN: 9780307959515
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Complete Poems

Written by C.P. Cavafy
Translated by Daniel Mendelsohn


Format: eBook, 736 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $16.99

An extraordinary literary event: Daniel Mendelsohn’s acclaimed two-volume translation of the complete poems of C. P. Cavafy—including the first English translation of the poet’s final Unfinished Poems—now published in one handsome edition and featuring the fullest literary commentaries available in English, by the renowned critic, scholar, and international best-selling author of... Read more >
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The Scythians 700-300 BC

Written by E.V. Cernenko
Illustrated by Angus McBride


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $13.95

Though the 'Scythian period' in the history of Eastern Europe lasted little more than 400 years, the impression these horsemen made upon the history of their times was such that a thousand years after they had ceased to exist as a sovereign people, their heartland and the territories which they dominated... Read more >
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The Hemlock Cup
The Hemlock Cup
Written by Bettany Hughes
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ISBN: 9781400076017
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The Hemlock Cup
Socrates, Athens and the Search for the Good Life
Written by Bettany Hughes


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $17.95

From the celebrated British author and historian: a brilliant new book combining historical inquiry and storytelling élan to paint an unprecedentedly vivid portrait of Socrates and the Golden Age of classical Athens.
 
We think the way we do because Socrates thought the way he did; in his unwavering commitment to truth and... Read more >
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Plataea 479 BC
Plataea 479 BC
Written by William Shepherd, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
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ISBN: 9781849085540
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Plataea 479 BC
Greece's greatest victory
Written by William Shepherd
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $21.95

Plataea was one of the biggest and most important land battles of pre-20th century history. Close to 100,000 hoplite and light-armed Greeks took on an even larger barbarian army that included elite Asian cavalry and infantry from as far away as India, with thousands of Greek hoplites and cavalry also fighting... Read more >
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Plataea 479 BC
The most glorious victory ever seen
Written by William Shepherd
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 239 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $15.99

Plataea was one of the biggest and most important land battles of pre-20th century history. Close to 100,000 hoplite and light-armed Greeks took on an even larger barbarian army that included elite Asian cavalry and infantry from as far away as India, with thousands of Greek hoplites and cavalry also fighting... Read more >
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The Landmark Arrian
The Landmark Arrian
Series edited by Robert B. Strassler, Edited by James Romm
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400079674
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The Landmark Arrian
The Campaigns of Alexander
Series edited by Robert B. Strassler
Edited by James Romm


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: January 17, 2012
Price: $27.50

Arrian’s Campaigns of Alexander, widely considered the most authoritative history of the brilliant leader’s great conquests, is the latest addition to the acclaimed Landmark series.
 
After twelve years of hard-fought campaigns, Alexander the Great controlled a vast empire that was bordered by the Adriatic sea to the west and modern-day India...

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A War Like No Other
A War Like No Other
Written by Victor Hanson
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ISBN: 9781588364906
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A War Like No Other
How the Athenians and Spartans Fought the Peloponnesian War
Written by Victor Hanson


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: November 30, 2011
Price: $13.99

One of our most provocative military historians, Victor Davis Hanson has given us painstakingly researched and pathbreaking accounts of wars ranging from classical antiquity to the twenty-first century. Now he juxtaposes an ancient conflict with our most urgent modern concerns to create his most engrossing work to date, A War Like... Read more >
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Dinner with Persephone
Dinner with Persephone
Written by Patricia Storace
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ISBN: 9780307765338
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Dinner with Persephone
Travels in Greece
Written by Patricia Storace


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2011
Price: $15.99

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year

"Full of insights, marvelously entertaining . . . haunting and beautifully written."
--The New York Review of Books

"I lived in Athens, at the intersection of a prostitute and a saint."  So begins Patricia Storace's astonishing memoir of her year in Greece. Mixing affection with... Read more >
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Ghost on the Throne
Ghost on the Throne
Written by James Romm
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ISBN: 9780307701503
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Ghost on the Throne
The Death of Alexander the Great and the Bloody Fight for His Empire
Written by James Romm


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $12.99

Alexander the Great, perhaps the most commanding leader in history, united his empire and his army by the titanic force of his will. His death at the age of thirty-two spelled the end of that unity.

The story of Alexander’s conquest of the Persian empire is known to many readers, but the... Read more >
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Goddesses, Whores, Wives, and Slaves
Goddesses, Whores, Wives, and Slaves
Written by Sarah Pomeroy
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ISBN: 9780307791474
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Goddesses, Whores, Wives, and Slaves
Women in Classical Antiquity
Written by Sarah Pomeroy


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: May 18, 2011
Price: $12.99

"The first general treatment of women in the ancient world to reflect the critical insights of modern feminism. Though much debated, its position as the basic textbook on women's history in Greece and Rome has hardly been challenged."--Mary Beard, Times Literary Supplement. Illustrations.


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The First Clash
The First Clash
Written by Jim Lacey
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ISBN: 9780553908121
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The First Clash
The Miraculous Greek Victory at Marathon and Its Impact on Western Civilization
Written by Jim Lacey


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 29, 2011
Price: $12.99

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“A compelling and provocative read . . . With a soldier’s eye, Jim Lacey re-creates the battle of Marathon in all its brutal simplicity.”—Barry Strauss, author of Masters of Command

 
Marathon—one of history’s most pivotal battles. Its name evokes images of almost superhuman courage, endurance, and fighting... Read more >
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Alexander the Great at War
Alexander the Great at War
Written by Ruth Sheppard
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ISBN: 9781849084802
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Alexander the Great at War
His Army - His Battles - His Enemies
Written by Ruth Sheppard


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $18.95

Perhaps the most famous commander of the ancient world, Alexander the Great, and his battles and victories, never cease to fascinate those with any interest in Ancient Greece. He was aged only 20 when he became king of Macedon, but he had already begun to show the military genius that would... Read more >
Bronze Age Greek Warrior 1600-1100 BC
Bronze Age Greek Warrior 1600-1100 BC
Written by Raffaele D'Amato and Andrea Salimbeti, Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava
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ISBN: 9781849081955
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Bronze Age Greek Warrior 1600-1100 BC

Written by Raffaele D'Amato and Andrea Salimbeti
Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $18.95

Osprey's survey of Greek warriors of the period of the Bronze Age from 1600 to 1100 BC. More than a century has passed past since German archeologist Heinrich Schliemann discovered the treasures of Bronze Age Mycenae. The richly decorated artifacts of the entombed warriors, whose bodies still lay in their graves... Read more >
The Hemlock Cup
The Hemlock Cup
Written by Bettany Hughes
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307595294
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The Hemlock Cup
Socrates, Athens and the Search for the Good Life
Written by Bettany Hughes


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $13.99

We think the way we do because Socrates thought the way he did; in his unwavering commitment to truth and in the example of his own life, he set the standard for all subsequent Western philosophy. And yet, for twenty-five centuries, he has remained an enigma: a man who left no... Read more >
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The Landmark Xenophon's Hellenika
The Landmark Xenophon's Hellenika
Edited by Robert B. Strassler
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400034765
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The Landmark Xenophon's Hellenika

Edited by Robert B. Strassler


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: December 7, 2010
Price: $25.00

From the editor of the widely praised The Landmark Thucydides and The Landmark Herodotus, here is a new edition of Xenophon’s Hellenika, the primary source for the events of the final seven years and aftermath of the Peloponnesian War.

Hellenika covers the years between 411 and 362 B.C.E., a particularly dramatic... Read more >
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The Genesis of Science
The Genesis of Science
Written by Stephen Bertman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616142179
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The Genesis of Science
The Story of Greek Imagination
Written by Stephen Bertman


Format: Hardcover, 293 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2010
Price: $27.00

Historians often look to ancient Greece as the wellspring of Western civilization. Perhaps the most ingenious achievement of the Hellenic mind was the early development of the sciences. The names we give to science’s many branches today—from physics and chemistry to mathematics, biology, and psychology—echo the Greek words that were first... Read more >
Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea
Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea
Written by Thomas Cahill
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307755124
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Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea
Why the Greeks Matter
Written by Thomas Cahill


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: April 21, 2010
Price: $13.99

In Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea, his fourth volume to explore “the hinges of history,” Thomas Cahill escorts the reader on another entertaining—and historically unassailable—journey through the landmarks of art and bloodshed that defined Greek culture nearly three millennia ago.

In the city-states of Athens and Sparta and throughout the Greek... Read more >
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Travelling Heroes
Travelling Heroes
Written by Robin Lane Fox
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ISBN: 9780679763864
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Travelling Heroes
In the Epic Age of Homer
Written by Robin Lane Fox


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $21.95

The myths of the ancient Greeks have inspired us for thousands of years. Where did the famous stories of the battles of their gods develop and spread across the world? The celebrated classicist Robin Lane Fox draws on a lifetime’s knowledge of the ancient world, and on his own travels, answering... Read more >
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No-Man's Lands
No-Man's Lands
Written by Scott Huler
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400082834
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No-Man's Lands
One Man's Odyssey Through The Odyssey
Written by Scott Huler


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2010
Price: $14.00

When NPR contributor Scott Huler made one more attempt to get through James Joyce’s Ulysses, he had no idea it would launch an obsession with the book’s inspiration: the ancient Greek epic The Odyssey and the lonely homebound journey of its Everyman hero, Odysseus.No-Man’s Lands is Huler’s funny and touching exploration... Read more >
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Travels with Herodotus
Travels with Herodotus
Written by Ryszard Kapuscinski
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307548238
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Travels with Herodotus

Written by Ryszard Kapuscinski


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2009
Price: $11.99

From the renowned journalist comes this intimate account of his years in the field, traveling for the first time beyond the Iron Curtain to India, China, Ethiopia, and other exotic locales.

In the 1950s, Ryszard Kapuscinski finished university in Poland and became a foreign correspondent, hoping to go abroad – perhaps to... Read more >
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The Landmark Xenophon's Hellenika
The Landmark Xenophon's Hellenika
Edited by Robert B. Strassler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375422553
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The Landmark Xenophon's Hellenika

Edited by Robert B. Strassler


Format: Hardcover, 672 pages
On Sale: November 3, 2009
Price: $40.00

From the editor of the widely praised The Landmark Thucydides and The Landmark Herodotus, here is a new edition of Xenophon’s Hellenika, the primary source for the events of the final seven years and aftermath of the Peloponnesian War.

Hellenika covers the years between 411 and 362 B.C.E., a particularly dramatic... Read more >
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Helen of Troy
Helen of Troy
Written by Bettany Hughes
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307485885
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Helen of Troy
The Story Behind the Most Beautiful Woman in the World
Written by Bettany Hughes


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2009
Price: $14.99

For 3,000 years, the woman known as Helen of Troy has been both the ideal symbol of beauty and a reminder of the terrible power beauty can wield.In her search for the identity behind this mythic figure, acclaimed historian Bettany Hughes uses Homer’s account of Helen’s life to frame her own... Read more >
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