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Oxford studies in ancient philosophy. Volume 48 by Brad Inwood

By Brad Inwood

'Oxford stories in historic Philosophy' is a quantity of unique articles on all points of historical philosophy. The articles can be of considerable size, and contain serious notices of significant books.

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Greece, The Hidden Centuries: Turkish Rule from the Fall of by David Brewer

By David Brewer

For nearly four hundred years, among the autumn of Constantinople and the Greek warfare of Independence, the heritage of Greece is shrouded in secret, distorted through Greek writers and begging the query: What was once existence rather like for the Greeks lower than Ottoman rule?  during this wide-ranging but concise historical past, David Brewer explodes a number of the myths approximately Turkish rule of Greece. He areas the Greek tale in wider, overseas context and casts clean gentle at the dynamics of energy not just among Greeks and Ottomans, but in addition among Muslims and Christians, either Orthodox and Catholic, all through Europe. This soaking up account of a vital interval will make sure that the background of Greece lower than Turkish rule isn't any longer hidden.

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Economía y sociedad en la antigua Grecia by Michel Austin, Pierre Vidal-Naquet

By Michel Austin, Pierre Vidal-Naquet

Una visión razonada de los aspectos económicos y sociales de l. a. Grecia antigua, desde el mundo homérico hasta los tiempos de Alejandro, este libro plantea una cuestión básica para los angeles historia de los angeles Antigüedad y particularmente atractiva en el campo de las culturas clásicas: ¿existe un punto de contacto entre los modernos conceptos de economía y sociedad, por una parte, y los angeles realidad del mundo antiguo, por otra? Los autores aclaran este tema precisando cuál period l. a. auténtica situación en Grecia, qué espacio concedían los griegos a los problemas económicos y sociales, qué formas revestían entre ellos y cuáles fueron las soluciones que imaginaron o que llegaron a darles en l. a. práctica. Y para ello recurren a un expediente olvidado con demasiada frecuencia, a saber, el contacto directo con las fuentes, ofreciendo una excelente selección de textos literarios y epigráficos, cuidadosamente presentados y anotados para facilitar su comprensión, que se ponen así al alcance no sólo de los especialistas en las lenguas e historia de Grecia, sino también y fundamentalmente de los estudiantes universitarios de Historia y Filología clásicas, de Economía, Sociología y otros temas relacionados con el desarrollo social de l. a. Antigüedad.

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Athens by Coral Davenport Jane Foster

By Coral Davenport Jane Foster

Путеводитель по Афинам из серии Eyewitness commute most sensible 10 (на английском языке). Это красочное издание станет вашим незаменимым помощником при посещении греческой столицы. В брошюре представлена краткая информация о 10 самых известных достопримечательностях одного из древнейших городов мира, сведения об архитектурных памятниках, археологических раскопках, музеях, сведения о знаменитых философах и писателях Греции, историчесих событиях и городских легендах, а также о популярных ресторанах, магазинах, культурных событиях, национальных греческих блюдах и т.п. Кроме того, в путеводителе есть необходимая каждому туристу информация: адреса гостиниц и кемпингов, сведения о местах общественного питания и транспорте, советы по посещению магазинов и финансовых учерждений, а также краткий разговорник.

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Order and History (Volume 2): The World of the Polis by Eric Voegelin

By Eric Voegelin

This moment quantity of Voegelin's magisterial Order and historical past, the realm of the Polis, explores the traditional Greek symbolization of human truth. Taking us from the origins of Greek tradition within the Pre-Homeric Cretan civilizations, during the Iliad and Odyssey, Hesiod, and the increase of philosophy with the Pre-Socratics Parmenides and Heraclitus, this masterful paintings concludes with the historians of the classical interval. on the earth of the Polis, Voegelin lines the emergence of the sorts of the city-state and of philosophy from the traditional symbolism of fable. He keeps that the bounds and supreme ambitions of human nature are consistent and that the significant challenge of each society is the same—"to create an order that might endow the very fact of its life with which means when it comes to ends divine and human." hence, Voegelin indicates how "the that means of lifestyles" accomplished concrete expression within the usual political, social, and spiritual associations of Greece and within the productions of its poets and thinkers. He bargains with greater than fifty Greek writers during his research of the increase of fantasy and its illustration of the divine order of the cosmos because the first nice symbolic type of order, one later supplanted through the jump in being mirrored within the emergence of philosophy. The ebook is a travel de strength, a virtuoso functionality via a pupil and thinker of significant strength, studying, and mind's eye that areas its subject material in a brand new mild. The editor's severe advent areas the realm of the Polis within the broader context of Voegelin's philosophy of heritage. students and scholars of political technological know-how, philosophy, and the background of principles will locate this paintings important.

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The Greco-Persian Wars by Peter Green

By Peter Green

This is a reissue, with a brand new advent and an replace to the bibliography, of the unique variation, released in 1970 as The 12 months of Salamis in England and as Xerxes at Salamis within the U.S.

The lengthy and sour fight among the good Persian Empire and the fledgling Greek states reached its excessive element with the intense Greek victory at Salamis in 480 B.C. The remarkable sea conflict banished perpetually the threat of Persian invasion and career. Peter eco-friendly brilliantly retells this historical second, evoking the total dramatic sweep of occasions that the Persian offensive set in movement. the big Greek victory, regardless of the Greeks’ inferior numbers, opened the way in which for the historical evolution of the Greek states in a weather of creativity, independence, and democracy, person who supplied a version and an suggestion for hundreds of years to come.

Green’s money owed of either Persian and Greek ideas are transparent and persuasive; both convincing are his daily info concerning the lives of squaddies, statesmen, and traditional voters. He has first-hand wisdom of the land and sea he describes, in addition to complete command of unique assets and smooth scholarship. With a brand new foreword, The Greco-Persian Wars is a e-book that fans of good old writing will greet with pleasure.

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Alexander the Great : themes and issues by the Great Alexander; the Great Alexander, Makedonien König

By the Great Alexander; the Great Alexander, Makedonien König Alexander III; Anson, Edward

Alexander the Great's existence and profession are right here tested throughout the significant concerns surrounding his reign. What have been Alexander's final goals? Why did he pursue his personal deification whereas alive? Did he truly set the area in 'a new groove' as has been claimed via a few students? And was once his demise average or the results of a murderous conspiracy? all the key topics, prepared as chapters, could be offered in Read more...


A cogent research of Alexander the Great's arguable career. Read more...

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Greece, Financialization and the EU: The Political Economy by Vassilis K. Fouskas, Constantine Dimoulas

By Vassilis K. Fouskas, Constantine Dimoulas

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When the worldwide monetary trouble unfold to Europe and its vulnerable outer edge throughout the banking area, few meditated that the genuine explanations of the predicament didn't live basically within the defective architectures of globalisation and ecu integration but additionally in a reported power-shift to the 'global East'. The authors attach the 'local' with the 'global', and the 'local' with the 'European'. during this context, Fouskas and Dimoulas scrutinize the monetary, geopolitical and historic underpinnings of the present Greek debt problem that threatens not only the solidarity of the ecu Union, however the complete safety structure of the Euro-Atlantic global. through selecting the 'debt problem' as being one of many 'birthmarks' of Greece glided by the country's one hegemonic grasp onto one other, they problem the present half-truths in regards to the modern debt trouble in Greece and the Euro-zone.

'The authors have performed an exceptional activity by way of the point of interest of the publication. yet extra importantly their emphasis at the Political financial system size of the 'Great Recession' because it has affected Greece specifically provides a very good worth to the ebook now not regularly liked by way of the profession.' - Philip Arestis, college of Cambridge, UK

'The publication, written from the viewpoint of lengthy traces via heritage, opens a brand new perspective at the international and the eu problem. Intimate wisdom of Greece and its heritage is mixed with a globalist view of the financialized global. it's the rigidity among the 2, which permits many attention-grabbing and new insights. even though i'm much less pessimistic approximately Greece or even extra pessimistic concerning the way forward for the Euro-zone than the authors, the e-book is thought-provoking and unique and merits a huge readership.' - Heiner Flassbeck, United countries convention on alternate and improvement (UNCTAD), Switzerland

'This is a lucid, artistic and insightful exposition of the Greek/Euro-zone drawback. noticeable from the cutting edge theoretical viewpoint of 'global fault-lines' and the power-shift to Asia, the authors have produced a outstanding and thought-provoking theoretical and ancient narrative, that is either a punchy polemic and a powerful collecting of empirical proof. it is suggested interpreting for everyone wishing to come back to phrases with the worldwide power-shift that's unfolding ahead of our eyes.' - Bülent Gökay, Keele college, UK

'This is a primary e-book. It narrates the reality and the drama of the Greek humans attributable to unparalleled neo-liberal guidelines of austerity - the true social danger.' - Giulio Sapelli, college of Milan, Italy

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The Companion Guide to Rome by Georgina Masson

By Georgina Masson

Six years after his first, very thorough, revision, John citadel has again to the duty, in order that this long-honoured guidebook, seemed by way of the discerning customer, when you consider that its first book 40 years in the past, because the essential creation to the glories of Rome, keeps to offer a correct photo of the city's treasures as they're presently displayed. This most modern version of the consultant is immeasurably more advantageous via the alternative of the outdated highway plans with new, transparent models of the itineraries that constitution a quantity which is still the unrivalled advisor to probably the main appealing and old urban on the earth. John citadel, who has lived within the urban for the prior thirty years, walked each step of the routes defined so vividly by way of Georgina Masson, and plenty of extra in addition to. as well as checking and updating the data she supplied so inimitably, he exposed and describes a wealth of attractions which slipped her realize, and accompanies the customer via all of the significant museums and galleries as now prepared. the result's a consultant to that incomparable array of classical, Renaissance and Baroque masterpieces in order to enthral first-time viewers to the everlasting urban and likewise satisfaction the chronic returnee with clean idea and stimulation.

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Geometric Greece: 900-700 BC (University Paperbacks) by J.N Coldstream

By J.N Coldstream

Geometric Greece has lengthy been the normal paintings in this soaking up interval, which observed the evolution of the Greek city-states, the composition of the Homeric poems, the increase of the nice Panhellenic sanctuaries and the 1st exodus of Greek colonists to southern Italy and Sicily.Professor Coldstream has now absolutely up to date his entire survey with a considerable new bankruptcy at the plentiful discoveries and advancements made because the book's first publication.The textual content is gifted in 3 major sections: the passing of the darkish a long time, c. 900-770 BC; the Greek renaissance, c. 770-700 BC, lined quarter via zone, and the ultimate half on existence in 8th century Greece. Its geographical insurance within the Mediterranean levels from Syria to Sicily, and the distinct archaeological proof is amplified via connection with literary sources.Highly illustrated, together with pictures of a number of unearths by no means formerly released, this can be the basic instruction manual for somebody learning early Greek antiquity.

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