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21 DAVIS, WILLIAM STEARNS. A Day In Old Athens: A Picture Of Athenian Life.
Bibla & Tannen, New York. 081960111X / 9780819601117 s Softcover. Good condition. 
This little book tries to describe what an intelligent person would see and hear in ancient Athens. The year 360 B.C. has been selected for the hypothetical time of this visit, not because of any special virtue in that date, but because Athens was then architecturally almost perfect, her civic and her social life seemed at their best, the democratic constitution held its vigor, and there were few outward signs of the general decadence which was to set in after the triumph of Macedon. Includes an Index. 
Price: 12.30 USD
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22 DAVIS, WILLIAM STEARNS. A Day In Old Athens: A Picture Of Athenian Life.
Bibla & Tannen, New York. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. Torn end page. 
This little book tries to describe what an intelligent person would see and hear in ancient Athens. The year 360 B.C. has been selected for the hypothetical time of this visit, not because of any special virtue in that date, but because Athens was then architecturally almost perfect, her civic and her social life seemed at their best, the democratic constitution held its vigor, and there were few outward signs of the general decadence which was to set in after the triumph of Macedon. Includes an Index. 
Price: 13.54 USD
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23 DICKS, T. R. B. The Greeks: How They Live And Work.
Praeger Publishers, New York: 1971. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 19.00 USD
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24 DILLON, SHEILA. Ancient Greek Portrait Sculpture: Contexts, Subjects, And Styles.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 2006. 0521854989 / 9780521854986 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Offers a new approach to the history of Greek portraiture by focusing on portraits without names. Comprehensively illustrated, it brings together a wide range of evidence that has never before been studied as a group. Sheila Dillon considers the few original bronze and marble portrait statues preserved from the Classical and Hellenistic periods together with the large number of Greek portraits known only through Roman 'copies'. In focusing on a series of images that have previously been ignored, Dillon investigates the range of strategies and modes utilized in these portraits to construct their subject's identity. Her methods undermine two basic tenets of Greek portraiture: first, that is was only in the late Hellenistic period, under Roman influence, that Greek portraits exhibited a wide range of styles, including descriptive realism; and second, that in most cases, one can easily tell a subject's public role - that is, whether he is a philosopher of an orator - from the visual traits used in this portrait. The sculptures studied here instead show that the proliferation of portrait styles takes place much earlier, in the late Classical period; and that the identity encoded in these portraits is much more complex and layered than has previously been realized. Despite the fact that these portraits lack the one feature most prized by scholars of ancient portraiture - a name - they are evidence of utmost importance for the history of Greek portraiture. The contents of the book is as follows: 1. Facing up to anonymity; 2. Making portraits of the Greeks; 3. Displaying portraits of the Greeks; 4. The appearance of Greek portraits; 5. Greek portraits in practice. 
Price: 116.85 USD
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25 DURANT, WILL. The Story Of Civilization: Part II - The Life Of Greece.
Simon and Schuster, Inc., New York: . Twenty-third Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
A history of Greek civilization from the beginnings, and of civilization in the nNear Est from the death of Alexander, to the Roman Empire; with an introduction on the prehistoric culture of Crete. Includes an Index. 
Price: 11.83 USD
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26 EHRENBERG, VICTOR. The Greek State.
W W Norton, New York: 1964. The Norton Library Edition. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
According to the author, "When we speak of the Hellenic State, we are thinking of the political forms that grew out of Greek immigration into the Aegean. I shall try to depict the development and character of these political units, and to establish the forms that in the course of history were decisive. Translated into English from the German by the author and Harold Mattingly. Includes Indexes in English and Greek. "A classic among works of classical scholarship." - Times Literary Supplement 
Price: 15.63 USD
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27 ELLIS, D. L.; RAPI, H. Just Enough Greek.
Passport Books, Lincolnwood: 1985. 0844295051 / 9780844295053 s Softcover. Fair condition. 
Details the best phrases that are said in Greek. For beginners as well as advanced linguists. Includes an Index. 
Price: 7.13 USD
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28 ETHRIDGE, WILLIE SNOW. It's Greek To Me.
The Vanguard Press, New York: 1948. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition considering its age. 

Price: 11.40 USD
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29 FILDES, ALAN & FLETCHER, JOANN. Alexander The Great: Son Of The Gods.
Getty Publications, Los Angeles: 2004. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Admired for more than two millennia for the feats he accomplished in his short life of thirty-two years, King Alexander III of Macedon is the most celebrated figure of classical antiquity. Alexander the Great: Son of the Gods presents an intimate and fascinating portrait of the man who created the greatest empire the world had ever seen. In a year-by-year chronicle, the book explores Alexander's stormy relationship with his father, King Philip, and the influence of his mother, Queen Olympias; his brilliant leadership, outwitting opponents and inspiring his devoted troops; and his life on the march and off duty. Generously illustrated with ancient art from museums around the world, this is an engrossing, accessible biography of a legendary man. Alan Fildes is a historian of ancient Greek and Egyptian civilizations. Joann Fletcher is a freelance Egyptologist and the author of Ancient Egypt: Life, Myth and Art. "A handsomely illustrated, readily accessibly life of the ancient world's wunderkind." - Artsforum "The book will bring you closer than ever to this towering figure who carried classical culture to the foothills of the Himalayas." - Hellenic Journal 
Price: 18.95 USD
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30 GEORGOPOULOU, MARIA; GUILMET, CELINE; PIKOULAS, YANIS A.; STAIKOS, KONSTANTINOS SP. & TOLIAS, GEORGE (EDITORS). Following Pausanias: The Quest For Greek Antiquity.
Oak Knoll Press, New Castle / Kotinos Publications, Athens: 2007. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
A study of Pausanias's ten-book travelogue Hellados Periegesus, which describes Greece as he experienced it in the second century. This multi-faceted academic analysis, sponsored by the National Hellenic Research Foundation and the American School of Classical Studies, considers the significant and long-term impact of this ancient source through its various translations and later editions. Twelve contributors focus on the political and cultural conditions that nurtured Pausanias's work, investigate his influence on the "revival" of Ancient Greece in the early modern era and examine how modern historian, archaeologists and art historians regard and evaluate Pausanias's work. Konstantinos Staikos, author of the History of the Library in Western Civilization series, provides an interesting chapter on the first printed edition of Periegesis, produced by Aldus Manutius in Venice in 1516. The volume is beautifully produced and illustrated, with color or black-and-white images on almost every page. The work concludes with a useful bibliography and index. Following Pausanias is an interesting and valuable resource regarding the influential work of Pausanias. It will be highly regarded by scholars of printing history, Greek antiquity and travel literature. English translation by Deborah Kazazi. 
Price: 70.78 USD
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31 GOMME, A. W. ; ANDREWES, A AND DOVER, K. J (VOLUME IV ONLY). A Historical Commentary On Thucydides: Volumes I, II, III, Iv (4 Volume Set).
Oxford University Press, London: 1969. h Hardcover with dustjackets. Very good condition. 
Four Volume Set. - Volume I: Introduction And Commentary on Book I, Volume II: The Ten Years' War Books II-III, Volume III: The Ten Years' War Books IV-V 24, Volume IV: Books V25-VII. 
Price: 964.25 USD
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32 GRANT, MICHAEL (EDITOR). The Birth Of Western Civilization: Greece And Rome.
McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York: 1964. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 18.05 USD
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33 GUERBER, H. A. The Story Of The Greeks.
American Book Company, New York: 1896. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Fair condition. 
A historical book that details the story of the Greeks from the earliest times to about the time of the fall of the Roman Empire. Includes an Index. 
Price: 42.75 USD
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34 HAMILTON, EDITH. The Greek Way, The Roman Way: Two Volumes In One.
Bonanza Books, New York: 1986. 0517618095 / 9780517618097 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. There is a slight tear to the back. 

Price: 70.78 USD
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35 HAMILTON, EDITH. The Greek Way.
Book-of-the-Month Club, New York: 1942. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Fair condition. Dustjacket is worn. 
Nice overview of classical Greek writers and their literature. 
Price: 25.65 USD
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36 HAMILTON, EDITH. The Greek Way.
W. W. Norton & Company, New York: 1964. s Softcover. Fair condition. Underlining on some pages. 
Nice overview of Greek writers and their literature. 
Price: 5.70 USD
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37 HAMMOND, N. G. L. A History Of Greece To 322 B.c.
Oxford University Press, Oxford: 1967. Second Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket Very good condition considering its age. Dustjacket shows some wear with some small rips at its edges. 

Price: 32.78 USD
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38 HOPPER, R. J.; FORMAN, WERNER (PHOTOGRAPHS). The Acropolis.
The Macmillan Company, New York: 1971. First American Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
The Acropolis or "upper city" of Athens is the most important surviving example of the many ages of Greek architecture, providing crucial evidence of the history of Greek civilizationand culture. Describes the development of the site as fortress, palace and religious center. He begins with prehistory of myth and saga, tracing the prpgression through the Bronze Age and Mycenaean culture and the religious cults of Athena, Poseidon and Erechtheus to the Persian sack and the high point of the Classical period when the Periclean Acropolis was built. Includes an Index. 
Price: 18.95 USD
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39 JAEGER, WERNER. Paideia: The Ideals Of Greek Culture - Volume One.
Basil Blackwell Ltd., Oxford: 1965. Second edition, with notes. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Examines Greek civilization as a whole, and shows that its uniqueness and its fructifying power arose from the fact that it pursued a great and constantly developing ideal, the humanist ideal on which the best of subsequent European civilization is built - the ideal of man as an end in himself. This volume traces the growth of Greek culture from Homeric times to the end of the fifth century B. C. Translated into English from the German by Gilbert Highet. Includes an Index. 
Price: 93.10 USD
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40 JAEGER, WERNER; HIGHET, GILBERT (TRANSLATOR). Paideia: The Ideals Of Greek Culture, Volume II, In Search Of The Divine Centre.
Basil Blackwell, Oxford: 1957. Reprinted, 1957. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 27.31 USD
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