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1 Grece Continentale. Guides Bleus.
Hachette, Paris: 1997. s Livre D'occasion - Condition - Tres Bon. 
Un portrait rapide de chaque region, les richesse touristiques, classes par themes, des propositions d'itineraires. Toutes les informations pratiques utiles a la preparation et a l'organization de votre sejour. 78 Cartes et Plans. 
Price: 18.76 USD
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2 Greek- English/ English- Greek Dictionary & Phrasebook.
Hippocrene Books, New York: 2012. 0781812720 / 9780781812726 s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Greece has drawn international travelers since antiquity, and now attracts more than 16 million visitors every year. With its stunning classical ruins and world-famous archaeological sites, Greece is a unique window to the ancient world. Its fishing villages and idyllic islands set against the deep blue Agean Sea also offer visitors unparalleled natural beauty and a range of vacation experiences—from tranquil beaches to energetic nightlife. Modern Greek is the official language of Greece and Cyprus, and is spoken by over 13 million people in those countries and by the worldwide Greek diaspora. This concise, portable reference meets the traveler's essential language needs. The bilingual dictionary includes carefully selected vocabulary with phonetic pronunciation for Greek words. The phrasebook allows instant communication on everyday topics like dining, accommodations, transportation, and sightseeing. Š 4,000 dictionary entries Š Includes all the essential language travelers need Š Concise grammar and pronunciation sections Š Perfect for travelers, businesspeople, and students 
Price: 13.25 USD
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3 The Restoration Of M. Athos Icons By The Iera Skete Of Agios Andreas.
Lykion Ton Hellinidon, London: 2001. Limited Edition of 1,000. h Hardcover, no dustjacket as issued. Brand new book. 
A beautifully illustrated Appointment Calendar/Diary designed for 2001 but that works perfectly for any non-leap year that begins on a Monday. 
Price: 23.75 USD
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4 AMANDRY, PIERRE. Delphi And Its History.
Greece-An Archaeological Guide Edition, Athens: 1979. s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 14.25 USD
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5 ANDRONICOS, MANOLIS. Delphi.
Erdotike Athenon, Athens: 1980. s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 8.31 USD
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6 BELOZERSKAYA, MARINA & LAPATIN, KENNETH. Ancient Greece: Art, Architecture, And History.
Getty Publications, Los Angeles: 2004. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Since antiquity, the achievements of the Greeks in art and architecture have elicited great admiration. From the Parthenon and the other temples on the Acropolis of Athens to the fabled palace of King Minos at Knossos on Crete to the walled city of Mycenae—home of the Trojan leader Agamemnon—Greek art and architecture continue to fascinate visitors to Greece and influence Western aesthetics. This informative handbook traces Greek art and architecture from the third millennium to the first century B.C. Belozerskaya and Lapatin relate the rich development of styles, techniques, and motifs to the history of this period. The culmination of these developments in architecture, sculpture, and vase painting in the fifth century B.C. is illustrated in such masterpieces as the temples at Paestum in Italy, the sculptures of the Parthenon, the bronze charioteer from Delphi, and works of the Attic black- and red-figure vase painters. Also included in the book is a discussion of the spread of Greek culture to southern Italy and Sicily and the influence of Greek artistic traditions on Roman art. With more than three hundred illustrations, this book will serve as an attractive guide for students, travelers, and all those interested in ancient Greek civilization. Marina Belozerskaya is an art historian and freelance writer. Kenneth Lapatin is assistant curator of antiquities at the Getty Museum. 
Price: 19.19 USD
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7 BITTLESTONE, ROBERT WITH DIGGLE, JAMES & UNDERHILL, JOHN. Odysseus Unbound: The Search For Homer's Ithaca.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 2005. 0521853575 / 9780521853576 First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Where is the Ithaca described in such detail in Homer's Odyssey? The mystery has baffled scholars for over two millennia, particularly because Homer's descriptions bear little resemblance to the modern island called Ithaki. This highly illustrated book tells the extraordinary story of the exciting recent discovery of the true location of Homer's Ithaca by following a detective trail of literary, geological and archaeological clues. We can now identify all the places on the island that are mentioned in the epic - even the site of Odysseus' Palace itself. The pages of the Odyssey come alive as we follow its events through a landscape that opens up before our eyes via glorious colour photographs and 3D satellite images. Over a century after Schliemann's discovery of Troy, this breakthrough will revolutionise our understanding of Homer's texts and of our cultural ancestors in Bronze Age Greece. Contents of the book is as follows: Prologue; Text, translation and images; Part I. Speculation: 1. Catastrophe; 2. Conundrum; 3. Odyssey; 4. Controversy; 5. Schizocephalonia; 6. Strabo; 7. Geology; 8. Coincidence; 9. Competition; 10. Ambush; 11. Poseidon; Part II. Exploration: 12. Thinia; 13. Phorcys; 14. Eumaios; 15. Asteris; 16. Telemachos; Part III. Assimilation: 17. Analysis; 18. Inquiry; 19. Landscape; 20. Quickbird; 21. Doulichion; 22. Laertes; 23. Network; 24. Pottery; 25. Drama; 26. Exodus; Part IV. Revelation: 27. Rockfall; 28. Earthquake; 29. Uplift; 30. Shoreline; 31. Epiphany; 32. Ithaca; 33. Intuition; 34. Vision; Epilogue; Appendix 1. James Diggle: A philologist reflects; Appendix 2. John Underhill: The geology and geomorphology of Thinia; Appendix 3. Exploratory technology; Appendix 4. A comparison of Homeric theories; Appendix 5. Postscript. Includes an Index, 'This curious, spellbinding book is a masterpiece of writing for the general public. The geological argument in particular is first-class and leaves me in no doubt about the possibility of the theory being proposed.' -Professor Tjeerd van Andel, Honorary Professor in Earth History, Quaternary Science and Geo-archaeology, University of Cambridge Bittlestone's argument romps home … triumphant, though many will take issue with his conclusions, which is as it should be. The Daily Telegraph 'Though neither a classicist nor a geologist by training, [Bittlestone] makes an impressive and enthralling case … the account of how he reached his conclusions is clear, engaging, funny, wonderfully illustrated - and informed by the work of leading specialists whose contributions are generously acknowledged.' Times Literary Supplement 'This book is a gem. Its reconstruction of prehistoric Ithaca has a convincingly Homeric 'look and feel' to it. Reading the Odyssey is unlikely ever to be the same again.' Professor Gregory Nagy, Francis Jones Professor of Classical Greek Literature, Harvard University and Director of the Center for Hellenic Studies, Washington DC 'A fascinating and compelling book; recommended for both public and academic libraries' Library Journal 'The reader's reward is truly thrilling detection supported by breathtaking illustration, yielding a revitalized epic whose prime location of Ithaca is made newly recognizable and powerfully evocative.' Foreword '…magnificently illustrated …' Sunday Telegraph '… the intellectual and investigative process by which Bittlestone undertook this endeavour offers unique insights into board level issues such as risk assessment, leadership and even performance management. This makes Bittlestone's journey into the past … a truly fantastic voyage of discovery.' Financial Director 'A sumptuous production, this, with thousands of illuminating illustrations, likewise opulent in valuably synthesising charts of historical and scientific data … stupendous work. A non scientific neutral, I find the geological arguments impressive to overwhelming.' Fortean Times 'Bittlestone … has not been satisfied merely with proving that Paliki was once and island. Most of Odysseus Unbound is taken up with arguing that Homer's description of Ithaca maps so precisely onto Paliki's landscape that Bittlestone can identify the location of Odysseus's palace, his pig-man Eumaios's farm, and so on.' BBC History '… a remarkably produced book, and CUP is to be congratulated on its appearance … [Bittlestone] has opened up a fascinating path for others to follow further, and we should be both grateful and full of admiration for what Bittlestone has managed to teach himself and us.' The Anglo-Hellenic Review '… a remarkably produced book, and CUP is to be congratulated … .[Bittlestone] has opened up a fascinating path for others to follow further, and we should be both grateful and full of admiration for what [he] has managed to teach himself and us.' The Anglo-Hellenic Review '… a heavyweight book …'. Daily Telegraph Quick search Advanced search... Related areas * Archaeology * Classical Archaeology * Classical Languages & Literature * European Archaeology 
Price: 37.48 USD
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8 BONNARD, ANDRE. Greek Civilization: From The Antigone To Socrates.
The Macmillan Company, New York: 1939. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket is water stained. 

Price: 25.18 USD
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9 BOTSFORD, GEORGE; ROBINSON, CHARLES ALEXANDER. Hellenic History.
The Macmillan Company, New York: 1956. Fourth Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good reading copy. Underlining and notes on pages. 

Price: 8.08 USD
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10 BOWRA, C. M. The Greek Experience: The World Histories Of Civilization.
The World Publishing Company, Cleveland: 1957. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
Here is the grandeur that was Greece -- its magnificent achievements in art, philosophy, government , science, religion . . . from the time of Homer to the fall of Athens. With forty-eight pages of photographs. 
Price: 32.78 USD
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11 BRINGHURST, ROBERT & KOCH, PETER RUTLEDGE, ET AL. Carving The Elements: A Companion To The Fragments Of Parmenides.
Distributed for Editions Koch by Oak Knoll Press, New Castle. Published in 2004. 0974971405 / 9780974971407 s Softcover. Brand new book. 
This companion piece to The Fragments of Parmenides reveals the "blood, sweat and tears" the creators put into their original book. Covering the Elements tells the detailed story of the making of The Fragments of Parmenides, a grandiose book project meticulously crafted by: master letterpress printer Peter Koch; poet, translator and typographer Robert Bringhurst; punchcutter, type designer, typefounder and poet Dan Carr; master stone cutter and type designer Christopher Stinehour; master bookbinder Daniel Kelm; bookbinder, casemaker and printer Peggy Gotthold; and visual artist and master wood engraver Richard Wagener. 
Price: 27.79 USD
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12 BURKERT, WILLIAM; BING, PETER (TRANSLATOR). Homo Necans: The Anthropology Of Ancient Greek Sacrificial Ritual And Myth.
University of California Press, Berkley: 1983. 0520036506 / 9780520036505 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 68.16 USD
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13 BURN, LUCILLA. Hellenistic Art: From Alexander The Great To Augustus.
Getty Publications, Los Angeles: 2005. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
The Hellenistic Age was a new era of Greek civilization that began with the death of Alexander the Great in 323 B.C. and lasted until the Roman emperor Octavian defeated the last independent Hellenistic monarch, Cleopatra VII of Egypt, in 31 b.c. Burn traces the development of a distinctive new Hellenistic culture, which was shaped both by artists who spread innovations across the Mediterranean region and by rival monarchs who commissioned luxury articles and sponsored elaborate city developments. This cross-pollination produced great diversity in artistic subjects, techniques, and materials. Alongside sculptures of mythic Greek figures appeared those of new gods, such as the Egyptian Serapis, as well as depictions of common people, such as fishermen and nursemaids. Artists produced works of widely varying sizes, from the colossal statue of Apollo at Rhodes, to pocket-sized table decorations. Technical virtuosity flourished in the fields of pottery, glass, and jewelry. In this illuminating survey, Burn argues for a new appreciation of the advances and range of Hellenistic art and the influence it continued to exert on Mediterranean culture into the first centuries of the new millennium. Lucilla Burn is Keeper of Antiquities at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, UK, and the author of The British Museum Book of Greek and Roman Art. 
Price: 33.25 USD
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14 BURY, J. D. A History Of Greece: To The Death Of Alexander The Great.
The Modern Library, New York. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
Covers from the beginnings of Greece and the heroic age, the expansion of Greece, the growth of Sparta, the union of Attica and the foundation of the Athenian Democracy, the growth of Athens, the advance of Persia to the Aegean, the perils of Greece - the Persian and Punic invasions, the foundation of the Athenian Empire, the Athenian Empire under the guidance of Pericles, the War of Athens with the Peloponnesians, the decline and downfall of the Athenian Empire, the Spartan spremacy and the Persian War, the revival of Athens and her Second League, the hegemony of Thebes, the Syracusan Empire and the struggle with Carthage, the rise of Macedonia, the conquest of Persia and the conquest of the Far East. Includes an Index. 
Price: 11.45 USD
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15 CHADWICK, JOHN. The Mycenaean World.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 2005. 0521290376 / 9780521290371 Fourteenth Printing. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
An extensively illustrated general account of Greece in the 14th and 13th centuries B.C., as reconstructed from contemporary documents and archives by a leading world authority who presents a vivid picture of a long-obscure era. The contents of this book is as follows: List of illustrations; Preface; 1. The hellenization of Greece; 2. The documentary evidence; 3. Mycenaean geography; 4. The people of the tablets; 5. The social structure and the administrative system; 6. Religion; 7. Agriculture; 8. Craft, industry and trade; 9. Weapons and war; 10. Homer the pseudo-historian; 11. The end of the Mycenaean world; Bibliography; Index. 
Price: 47.49 USD
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16 CHISHOLM, JANE; LISA MILES; & STRUAN REID. An Usborne Encyclpedia Of Ancient Greece.
EDC Publishing, Tulsa: 2000. Reprint Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Fair condition. Library discard. 
This comprehensive encyclopedia brings Ancient Greece to life. Lavishly illustrated with stunning photographs, detailed maps, dramatic cutaways and reconstructions of historical events, this is the ony reference book on Ancient Greece you'll ever need. Includes an Index. 
Price: 2.38 USD
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17 CLOGG, RICHARD. A Concise History Of Greece.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 2002. 0521808723 / 9780521808729 Second Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Now reissued in a second, updated edition, this book provides a concise, illustrated introduction to the history of modern Greece, from the first stirrings of the national movement in the late eighteenth century to the present day. It is designed to provide a basic introduction for general and academic readers with little or no prior knowledge of the subject, and supersedes Professor Clogg's A Short History of Modern Greece which became a classic following its initial publication in 1979. This wholly new book, first published in 1992, was conceived afresh for a broad readership. A new edition of Richard Clogg's classic account of Greek history from independence in 1830 to the present day. Established as the most reliable and approachable single-volume history of modern Greece in print. Includes a new chapter, other updatings and revisions, and new illustrations including a newly-designed cover. The contents of this book is as follows: List of illustrations; Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Ottoman rule and the emergence of the Greek state 1770-1831; 3. Nation building, the 'great idea' and national schism 1831-1922; 4. Catastrophe and occupation and their consequences 1923-49; 5. The legacy of the civil war 1950-74; 6. The consolidation of democracy and the populist decade 1974-90; 7. Balkan turmoil and political modernization: Greece in the 1990s; Biographies; The royal houses of Greece; Presidents; Tables; Key dates; Guide to further reading; Index. "Succinct, accurate and graphic … Readers who go no further than this concise history will have at their disposal the basic knowledge to understand Greece and what made it what it is today." The Times Literary Supplement "A vigorous, well-written … and occasionally humorous view of Greek history since 1770, remarkable in the amount of information and context it provides.'" - Diana Wright, Bryn Mawr Classical Review "Anyone who wants an accurate and lively narrative of Greece's political history could not do better than this book." -The Times Literary Supplement "It is a highly accessible and readable introduction to Greek history as well as a useful reference source on modern Greece." - European Legacy Journal "… provides a thorough insight to what made Greece the way it is today … Written in a readable style rather than as a reference book, it has enough detail for the scholar and clarity for those with a more general interest in Greek history." Greek-o-File 
Price: 77.90 USD
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18 CLOGG, RICHARD. A Concise History Of Greece.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 2002. 0521808723 / 9780521808729 Second Edition. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Now reissued in a second, updated edition, this book provides a concise, illustrated introduction to the history of modern Greece, from the first stirrings of the national movement in the late eighteenth century to the present day. It is designed to provide a basic introduction for general and academic readers with little or no prior knowledge of the subject, and supersedes Professor Clogg's A Short History of Modern Greece which became a classic following its initial publication in 1979. This wholly new book, first published in 1992, was conceived afresh for a broad readership. A new edition of Richard Clogg's classic account of Greek history from independence in 1830 to the present day. Established as the most reliable and approachable single-volume history of modern Greece in print. Includes a new chapter, other updatings and revisions, and new illustrations including a newly-designed cover. The contents of this book is as follows: List of illustrations; Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Ottoman rule and the emergence of the Greek state 1770-1831; 3. Nation building, the 'great idea' and national schism 1831-1922; 4. Catastrophe and occupation and their consequences 1923-49; 5. The legacy of the civil war 1950-74; 6. The consolidation of democracy and the populist decade 1974-90; 7. Balkan turmoil and political modernization: Greece in the 1990s; Biographies; The royal houses of Greece; Presidents; Tables; Key dates; Guide to further reading; Index. "Succinct, accurate and graphic … Readers who go no further than this concise history will have at their disposal the basic knowledge to understand Greece and what made it what it is today." The Times Literary Supplement "A vigorous, well-written … and occasionally humorous view of Greek history since 1770, remarkable in the amount of information and context it provides.'" - Diana Wright, Bryn Mawr Classical Review "Anyone who wants an accurate and lively narrative of Greece's political history could not do better than this book." -The Times Literary Supplement "It is a highly accessible and readable introduction to Greek history as well as a useful reference source on modern Greece." - European Legacy Journal "… provides a thorough insight to what made Greece the way it is today … Written in a readable style rather than as a reference book, it has enough detail for the scholar and clarity for those with a more general interest in Greek history." Greek-o-File 
Price: 78.85 USD
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19 COSMOPOULOS, MICHAEL B. The Parthenon And Its Sculptures.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 2004. 0521836735 / 9780521836739 First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
This book, which grows out of a conference held at the University of Missouri - St. Louis, presents the latest developments in Parthenon research by an international cast of scholars and scientists. It offers new interpretations of some of the most critical issues, ranging from the authorship of the frieze to the reconstruction of its missing sculpture, as well as the sociopolitical context in which the monument was created and the application of new technologies in Parthenon studies. Includes an Index. 
Price: 88.73 USD
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20 DANFORTH, LORING M.; TSIARAS, ALEXANDER (PHOTOGRAPHY). The Death Rituals Of Rural Greece.
Princeton University Press, Princeton: 1982. 0691000271 / 9780691000275 s Softcover. Brand new book. 
This compelling text and dramatic photographic essay convey the emotional power of the death rituals of a small Greek village--the funeral, the singing of laments, the distribution of food, the daily visits to the graves, and especially the rite of exhumation. These rituals help Greek villagers face the universal paradox of mourning: how can the living sustain relationships with the dead and at the same time bring them to an end, in order to continue to live meaningfully as members of a community? That is the villagers' dilemma, and our own. Thirty-one moving photographs (reproduced in duotone to do justice to their great beauty) combine with vivid descriptions of the bereaved women of "Potamia" and with the words of the funeral laments to allow the reader an unusual emotional identification with the people of rural Greece as they struggle to integrate the experience of death into their daily lives. Loring M. Danforth's sensitive use of symbolic and structural analysis complements his discussion of the social context in which these rituals occur. He explores important themes in rural Greek life, such as the position of women, patterns of reciprocity and obligation, and the nature of social relations within the family. 
Price: 36.58 USD
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