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  • Gates of Athens

    Gates of Athens

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781405937351

    Under Darius the Great, King of Kings, the mighty Persian army - swollen by 10,000 Immortal warriors - have come to subjugate the Greeks. In their path, vastly outnumbered, stands an army of freeborn Athenians, and among them is clever, fearsome and…

  • Heroes

    Heroes
    av Stephen Fry

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781405940368

    There are Heroes - and then there are Greek Heroes. Few mere mortals have ever embarked on such bold and heart-stirring adventures, overcome myriad monstrous perils, or outwitted scheming vengeful gods, quite as stylishly and triumphantly as Greek h…

  • In Search of the Greeks (Second Edition)

    In Search of the Greeks (Second Edition)
    av James Renshaw

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472530264

    In Search of the Greeks offers an engaging introduction to the societies of Classical Greece. Making extensive use of ancient sources and illustrated with some hundred and fifty photographs, drawings, maps and plans, many now for the first time in c…

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey
    av Homer

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141192444

    Part of Penguin's beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design. Th…

  • Protector

    Protector
    av Conn Iggulden

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241420423

    TWO LEGENDARY BATTLES. ONE FEARLESS WARRIOR . . . 'Brings war in the ancient world to vivid, gritty and bloody life' Anthony Riches 'Another masterpiece from Iggulden' 5***** Reader Review 'It's like being on the battlefield' 5***** Reader Review '…

  • Protector

    Protector

    Pocket - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781405944045

    PRE-ORDER THE LATEST ANCIENT EPIC IN THE NEW ATHENIAN SERIES FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF EMPEROR AND WAR OF THE ROSES 'Vivid, atmospheric, gritty . . . you'll believe you're on the battlefield fighting for your life' 5***** Reader Review TWO LEGE…

  • The Women of Troy

    The Women of Troy
    av Pat Barker

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241427231

    Following her bestselling, critically acclaimed The Silence of the Girls, Pat Barker continues her extraordinary retelling of one of our greatest myths. 'Myth for a MeToo age. Pat Barker returns to Homer in this gory but unexpectedly uplifting nove…

  • The Complete World of Greek Mythology

    The Complete World of Greek Mythology
    av Richard Buxton

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500251218

    From the first millennium BC onwards, Greek myths have been repeated in an inexhaustible series of variations and reinterpretations. Nowadays they can be found in film, television and computer games. This book combines a retelling of Greek myths wit…

  • Art & Archaeology of the Greek World

    Art & Archaeology of the Greek World
    av Richard T Neer

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500052082

    Celebrated for its abundant illustrations and accessible voice, Art & Archaeology of the Greek World arrives in its second edition with more coverage of the earliest Bronze Age and latest Hellenistic periods, and increased archaeological context; th…

  • Persian Fire

    Persian Fire
    av Tom Holland

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780349117171

    A brilliant new account of the world's very first clash of civilisations between the Persians and the Greeks in 480BC.

  • The Histories

    The Histories
    av Herodotus

    Storpocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449082

    'The first example of non-fiction, the text that underlies the entire discipline of history ... it is above all a treasure trove' Tom Holland One of the masterpieces of classical literature, The Histories describes how a small and quarrelsome band o…

  • The Library of Greek Mythology

    The Library of Greek Mythology
    av Apollodorus

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199536320

    The only work of its kind to survive from classical antiquity, the Library of Apollodorus is a unique guide to Greek mythology, from the origins of the universe to the Trojan War. Apollodorus' Library has been used as a source book by classicists fr…

  • The Art and Archaeology of Ancient Greece

    The Art and Archaeology of Ancient Greece
    av Judith M. Barringer

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521171809

    This richly illustrated, four-colour textbook introduces the art and archaeology of ancient Greece, from the Bronze Age through to the Roman conquest. Suitable for students with no prior knowledge of ancient art, this textbook reviews the main objec…

  • Religion and the Greeks

    Religion and the Greeks
    av Robert Garland

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853994098

    No area of Greek life was wholly untouched by religion, and a basic knowledge of this aspect of life is essential to anyone seeking a proper understanding of the classical world. In this engaging survey Robert Garland brings out the unique quality o…

  • Heroes

    Heroes
    av Stephen Fry

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241380369

    IMAGINE SANDALS ON YOUR FEET, A SWORD IN YOUR HAND, HOT SUN BEATING DOWN ON YOUR BRONZE HELMET. ENTER THE WORLD OF STEPHEN FRY'S SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER, HEROES In this companion to his bestselling Mythos, Stephen Fry gloriously retells the epic my…

  • Heroes

    Heroes
    av Stephen Fry

    CD-bok - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781405940566

    Penguin presents the CD edition of Heroes written and read by Stephen Fry. Mortals and Monsters. Quests and Adventures . . . __________ There are Heroes - and then there are Greek Heroes. Few mere mortals have ever embarked on such bold and heart-st…

  • Lessons in Stoicism

    Lessons in Stoicism
    av John Sellars

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141990040

    How can Stoicism inspire us to lead more enjoyable lives? In the past few years, Stoicism has been making a comeback. But what exactly did the Stoics believe? In Lessons in Stoicism, philosopher John Sellars weaves together the key ideas of the thre…

  • Silence of the Girls

    Silence of the Girls
    av Pat Barker

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241983201

    Queen Briseis has been stolen from her conquered homeland and given as a concubine to a foreign warrior. The warrior is Achilles: famed hero, loathed enemy, ruthless butcher, darkly troubled spirit. Briseis's fate is now indivisibly entwined with hi…

  • Ancient Greece

    Ancient Greece
    av Thomas R. Martin

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300160055

    This compact yet comprehensive history brings ancient Greek civilization alive, from its Stone Age roots to the fourth century B.C. "A highly readable account of ancient Greece."—Kirkus Reviews Focusing on the development of the Greek city-st…

  • Troy

    Troy
    av Stephen Fry

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241424582

    Discover the most legendary story ever told in the SUNDAY TIMES bestseller TROY, Stephen Fry's most epic book yet 'An inimitable retelling of the siege of Troy . . . Fry's narrative, artfully humorous and rich in detail, breathes life and contempor…

  • Troy

    Troy
    av Stephen Fry

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781405944465

  • The Therapy of Desire

    The Therapy of Desire
    av Martha C. Nussbaum

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691181028

    The Epicureans, Skeptics, and Stoics practiced philosophy not as a detached intellectual discipline but as a worldly art of grappling with issues of daily and urgent human significance. In this classic work, Martha Nussbaum maintains that these Hell…

  • Thebes

    Thebes
    av Paul Cartledge

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509873180

    ‘An incisive, inspiring and vitally illuminating account of a city which changed the ancient world and which deserves to be remembered by the modern. A masterful book written by a master historian.’ – Bettany Hughes, bestselling au…

  • Thebes

    Thebes
    av Paul Cartledge

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509873166

    ‘An incisive, inspiring and vitally illuminating account of a city which changed the ancient world and which deserves to be remembered by the modern. A masterful book written by a master historian.’ - Bettany Hughes, bestselling author o…

  • Aegean Art and Architecture

    Aegean Art and Architecture
    av Donald Preziosi

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192842084

    The amazing discovery of the 'first European civilization' in Crete, Greece and the Aegean islands during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries was beyond what anyone had imagined. Beginning with the Neolithic period, before 3000 BCE, an…

  • Mythology

    Mythology
    av Edith Hamilton, Edith Hamilton

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316438520

    Since its original publication by Little, Brown and Company in 1942, Edith Hamilton's Mythology has sold millions of copies throughout the word and established itself as a perennial bestseller in its various available formats: hardcover, trade paper…

  • Mythology

    Mythology
    av Edith Hamilton

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780446574754

    For decades readers have chosen this book above all others to discover the thrilling, enchanting and fascinating world of Western mythology. From Odysseus's adventure-filled journey to the Norse god Odin's effort to postpone the final day of doom, E…

  • Mythology

    Mythology
    av Edith Hamilton

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316223331

    Edith Hamilton's MYTHOLOGY succeeds like no other book in bringing to life for the modern reader the Greek, Roman, and Norse myths that are the keystone of Western culture-the stories of gods and heroes that have inspired human creativity from antiq…

  • Philip and Alexander

    Philip and Alexander
    av Adrian Goldsworthy

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784978709

    'A thrilling read' Tom Holland 'History-writing at its best' Barry StraussBy the end of his short life, Alexander the Great had redrawn the map of the ancient world to create an empire that stretched from the Adriatic Sea to the Indian subcontinent.…

  • Philip and Alexander

    Philip and Alexander
    av Adrian Goldsworthy

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784978778

    'A thrilling read' Tom Holland 'History-writing at its best' Barry StraussBy the end of his short life, Alexander the Great had redrawn the map of the ancient world to create an empire that stretched from the Adriatic Sea to the Indian subcontinent.…

  • Leuctra 371 BC

    Leuctra 371 BC
    av Dr Murray Dahm

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472843517

    This detailed new study explores the battle of Leuctra and the tactics that ultimately led to the complete defeat of Sparta, and freed Greece from domination by Sparta in a single afternoon. The battle of Leuctra, fought in early July in 371 BC was…

  • The Age of Alexander

    The Age of Alexander
    av Plutarch

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449358

    The Parallel Lives of Plutarch are cornerstones of Western literature, and have exerted a profound influence on writers and statesmen since the Renaissance, most notably Shakespeare. This selection of ten biographies spans the period from the start…

  • The Discourse of Kingship in Classical Greece

    The Discourse of Kingship in Classical Greece
    av Carol Atack

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367205300

    This book examines how ancient authors explored ideas of kingship as a political role fundamental to the construction of civic unity, the use of kingship stories to explain the past and present unity of the polis and the distinctive function or stat…

  • The History of Alexander

    The History of Alexander
    av Quintus Curtius Rufus

    Pocket - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444124

    Alexander the Great (356-323 BC), who led the Macedonian army to victory in Egypt, Syria, Persia and India, was perhaps the most successful conqueror the world has ever seen. Yet although no other individual has attracted so much speculation across…

  • Theogony and Works and Days

    Theogony and Works and Days
    av Hesiod

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199538317

    Hesiod, who lived in Boetia in the late eighth century BC, is one of the oldest known, and possibly the oldest of Greek poets. His Theogony contains a systematic genealogy of the gods from the beginning of the world and an account of the struggles o…

  • Classical Archaeology in the Field

    Classical Archaeology in the Field
    av L.C. Bowkett

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853996177

    Archaeology has progressed enormously since the early excavations of classical sites such as Olympia and Ephesus in the middle of the 19th century. A better perspective on the material culture of the Classical world is now given by new methods and m…

  • The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony

    The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony
    av Roberto Calasso

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241399200

    'It will be read and re-read not as a treatise but as a story: one of the most extraordinary that has ever been written of the origins of Western self-consciousness' Simon Schama The marriage of Cadmus and Harmony was the last time the gods of Olymp…

  • Ancient Greek Philosophers

    Ancient Greek Philosophers

    Övrigt - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781684125531

    "Philosophy begins in wonder." --Plato Have you ever wondered about the development of civilization? What topics were discussed in the days of Ancient Greece? This collection of thoughts from Plato, Aristotle, and other masters of philosophy will le…

  • Wrath of Poseidon

    Wrath of Poseidon
    av Clive Cussler

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781405944526

    THE LATEST INSTALMENT IN THE FARGO ADVENTURES FROM BESTSELLING GRAND MASTER OF ADVENTURE CLIVE CUSSLER WHO WILL DISCOVER THE LOST RICHES OF CROESUS? ________ Treasure hunters Remi and Sam Fargo are in Washington, DC looking for the final clue in a p…

  • Pandora's Jar

    Pandora's Jar
    av Natalie Haynes

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509873142

    'Funny, sharp explications of what these sometimes not-very-nice women were up to, and how they sometimes made idiots of . . . but read on!' – Margaret Atwood, author of The Handmaid's Tale The Greek myths are among the world's most important…

  • Ancient Greece: An Illustrated History

    Ancient Greece: An Illustrated History
    av Rodgers Nigel

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754833574

    The legacy of the ancient Greeks has shaped our world. Classical Greece's military prowess, political sophistication and cultural innovations continue to influence modern society. The first half of the book focuses on political and military history,…

  • Greek Mythology: The Gods, Goddesses, and Heroes Handbook

    Greek Mythology: The Gods, Goddesses, and Heroes Handbook
    av Liv Albert

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781507215494

    Finally sort out who’s who in Greek mythology—from gods, goddesses, heroes, monsters, and everyone in between! Greek mythology continues to appear in popular movies and books today but have you ever wondered about where these characters…

  • The Hippos of Troy

    The Hippos of Troy

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789698992

    The Hippos of Troy: Why Homer Never Talked About a Horse deals with one of the most famous episodes of the whole of Classical mythology, the Wooden Horse of Troy. Thanks to the analysis of words, images and wrecks, the author proposes a new interpre…

  • On Sparta

    On Sparta
    av Plutarch

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140449433

    Plutarch's vivid and engaging portraits of the Spartans and their customs are a major source of our knowledge about the rise and fall of this remarkable Greek city-state between the sixth and third centuries BC. Through his Lives of Sparta's leaders…

  • The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Greece

    The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Greece
    av Robert Morkot
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140513356

    The cradle of Western civilisation, Ancient Greece was a land of contradictions and conflict. Intensely quarrelsome and competitive, the Greek city-states consistently proved unwilling and unable to unite. Yet, in spite of or even because of this in…

  • The Madness of Cambyses

    The Madness of Cambyses
    av Herodotus

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141398778

    'Do you see your son, standing over there, in the antechamber? Well, I am going to shoot him.' The story of the great and mad Cambyses, King of Persia, told by part-historian, part-mythmaker Herodotus of Halicarnassus. Introducing Little Black Class…

  • Greek Myths & Tales

    Greek Myths & Tales

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786648105

    A potent pantheon of gods, heroes engaged in epic battles, fearsome mythical creatures and supernatural transformations – such fantastical elements infuse Greek myths with a wonder and excitement that’s hard to beat. These tales of love,…

  • Classical Art

    Classical Art
    av Mary Beard

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192842374

    The stunning masterpieces of Ancient Greece and Rome are fundamental to the story of art in Western culture and to the origins of art history. The expanding Greek world of Alexander the Great had an enormous impact on the Mediterranean superpower of…

  • Confronting the Classics

    Confronting the Classics
    av Professor Mary Beard

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781250495

    Mary Beard is one of the world's best-known classicists - a brilliant academic, with a rare gift for communicating with a wide audience both though her TV presenting and her books. In a series of sparkling essays, she explores our rich classical her…

  • The Greek Experience of India

    The Greek Experience of India
    av Richard Stoneman

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691154039

    An exploration of how the Greeks reacted to and interacted with India from the third to first centuries BCE When the Greeks and Macedonians in Alexander’s army reached India in 326 BCE, they entered a new and strange world. They knew a few leg…

  • The Greek Experience of India

    The Greek Experience of India
    av Richard Stoneman

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691217475

    An exploration of how the Greeks reacted to and interacted with India from the third to first centuries BCE When the Greeks and Macedonians in Alexander’s army reached India in 326 BCE, they entered a new world. The plants were unrecognizable,…

  • The Bronze Lie

    The Bronze Lie
    av Myke Cole

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472843753

    The last stand at Thermopylae made the Spartans legends in their own time, famous for their toughness, stoicism and martial prowess – but was this reputation earned? Covering Sparta’s full classical history, The Bronze Lie examines the m…

  • The Iliad

    The Iliad
    av Homer

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781529015003

    The Iliad has had a far-reaching impact on Western literature and culture, inspiring writers, artists and classical composers across the ages. Part of the Macmillan Collector’s Library; a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket-sized classics w…

  • History of the Peloponnesian War

    History of the Peloponnesian War
    av Thucydides

    Pocket - 1974 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140440393

    'With icy remorselessness, it puts paid to any notion that the horrors of modern history might be an aberration - for it tells of universal war, of terrorism, revolution and genocide' Tom Holland The long life-and-death struggle between Athens and S…

  • History of the Peloponnesian War

    History of the Peloponnesian War
    av Thucydides

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853995873

    Book VI of Thucydides deals, through its speeches in particular, with Athenian motivation towards sending the great expedition to Sicily, with the attitudes of various factions involved, and with the seeds of the expedition's ultimate disastrous con…

  • Classical Mythology A to Z

    Classical Mythology A to Z
    av Annette Giesecke

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780762470013

    An encyclopedic A-to-Z guide, this beautifully designed and illustrated volume offers hundreds of rich and fascinating definitions of 700 major and minor characters, creatures, and places of classical mythology. The perfect companion to the 75th ann…

  • Greek Myths

    Greek Myths

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787333697

  • The Geography of Strabo

    The Geography of Strabo

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781316625675

    The Geography of Strabo is the only surviving work of its type in Greek literature, and the major source for the history of Greek scholarship on geography and the formative processes of the earth. In addition, this lengthy and complex work contains…