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Alexander the Great, King of Macedon

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $5.00

Publisher: D.M. Maclellan Book Company:

Seller ID: 1679595


Front hinge repaired, pages toned. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 239 pp. A biography of Alexander the Great, detailing his life from birth, through various military campaigns, to his decline and death. During his life he conquered vast amounts of territory, and his name has become synonymous with military strategy. He was also tutored by the famous philosopher Aristotle in his youth. View more info

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Titans and Olympians: Greek and Roman Myth (Myth and Mankind)

By: Allan, Tony; Maitland, Sara

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Time-Life Books: 1997

Seller ID: 2205623


A very nice copy.Jacket lightly toned. 1997 Large Hardcover. 144 pp. Part of the Myth & Mankind series. A dramatic series that captures, culture by culture, the information that never makes it into the history books: strange stories, mystic rites, angry gods, vision quests.The ancient Greeks and Romans created the most enduring cultures known to humanity and a pantheon of gods who live on in some of the greatest myths ever told: of Athena, goddess of battle, of Dionysus,... View more info

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Greek Civilization, in Three Volumes: From the Iliad to the Parthenon; From the Antigone to Socrates; From Euripides to Alexandria

By: Bonnard, Andre; Sells, A. Lytton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1957

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2151052


1962 printing (3rd printing of vol. 1, 2nd printings of 2 & 3). Includes publisher's slipcase. Two 1 inch tears to vol. 1 jacket, jacket spines toned, slipcase lightly rubbed & toned.Very Good. 1957 Hard Cover. Complete in three volumes. 199; 248; 288 pp. 8vo. An extensive history of ancient Greece by one of Europe's foremost Hellenists, written for a general reading audience and described by Professor J.A.K. Thomson as 'a brilliant piece of work - the best popular intro... View more info

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The Greek Experience

By: Bowra, C.M.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Mentor: 1957

Seller ID: 1293925


Pages lightly toned, edge wear. 1957 Mass Market Paperback. CONTENTS: The Unity of the Greeks; The Heroic Outlook; The Gods; City and Individual; The Good Man and the Good Life; Myth and Symbol; Imagination and Reality; The Plastic Vision; The Place of Reason; Epilogue. View more info

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Athens: Its Rise and Fall; with Views of the Literature, Philosophy, and Social Life of the Athenian People, in Two Volumes.

By: Bulwer, Edward Lytton [Bulwer-Lytton, Edward]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York: Harper & Brothers: 1837

Seller ID: 2164522


Spines faded, top corner of vol. 2 stained, 'Library of 'The Union'' bookplates on front endpapers, ink name & number on front endpapers, lightly foxed throughout. 1837 Hard Cover. xi, 275; vi, 324, 12 pp. 8vo. A history of ancient Greece by the author of The Last Days of Pompeii. View more info

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A History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great

By: Bury, J.B.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Macmillan Company: 1904

Seller ID: 2200501


No jacket, spine cocked, corners bumped, edges rubbed, pages foxed and toned. 1904 Hard Cover. xxiii, 909 pp. With fold-out maps and plans. CONTENTS: Introductory: Greece and the Aegean; Chapter I: The Beginnings of Greece and the Heroic age; Chapter II: The Expansion of Greece; Chapter III: Growth of Sparta; Chapter IV: The Union of Attica and the Foundation of the Athenian Democracy; Chapter V: Growth of Athens; Chapter VI: The Advance of Persia to the Aegean; Chapter ... View more info

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The Athenian Agora: Excavations in the Heart of Classical Athens

By: Camp, John M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2194710


First edition. Jacket lightly toned, ink name on front endpaper.Near Fine. 1986 Hard Cover. 231 pp. The great public square known as the Agora was the focal point of life in ancient Athens.... John Camp, Assistant Director of the Agora excavations, brings together for the first time for a general audience the results of fifty-five years' work in the Agora by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. In 1931, when excavations began, not even the location of the ... View more info

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The Bull of Minos

By: Cottrell, Leonard; Wace, Alan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Universal Library: 1962

Seller ID: 2206088


Wrappers rubbed, a few creases to front wrapper. 1962 Trade Paperback. xix, 234 pp. The discovers of Troy and the great city of King Minos are discovered and bring new knowledge of the ancient world to light.This title explores the most remote beginnings of the Mediterranean civilizations that became classical Greece, and produces evidence to show that Homer's kings and heroes were almost certainly flesh and bone. It is the story of the great archaeological discoveries i... View more info

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Storia dei Greci dalle origini alla fine del secolo V, Volume Primo [History of the Greeks from the Beginning to the End of the Fifth Century]

By: De Sanctis, Gaetano

Price: $20.00

Publisher: La Nuova Italia, Firenze: 1942

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2099556


Third edition. Spine lightly creased, two stickers on rear wrapper, pages lightly toned. 1942 Trade Paperback. xvii, 595 pp. Italian text. A history of the Greeks during the fifth century. View more info

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Demosthenes with English Notes, Part I. -- De Corona [On the Crown]

By: Demosthenes; Holmes, Arthur

Price: $10.00

Publisher: John Allyn, Publisher: 1872

Seller ID: 2199449


Free endpapers removed, pencil notes in text. 1872 Hard Cover. xxviii, 195 pp. Greek text with English notes. The most famous judicial oration by the ancient Greek statesmen and orator, originally delivered in 330 B.C. View more info

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Myth, Religion & Society: Structuralist Essays By...

By: Detienne, M; Gernet, L; Vernant, J.-P.; Vidal-Naquet, P.; Gordon, R.L. (Editor)

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1986

Seller ID: 2194991


Sticker on rear wrapper, underlining & marginalia on a few pages. 1986 Trade Paperback. xvii, 306 pp. The essays in this volume explore different aspects of the relation between Greek myth and Greek thought between the Archaic period (Homer and Hesiod) and the Hellenistic period, highlighting both the continuities and the contrasts in the Greek interpretations and 'uses' of myth. With the exception of the essay by Louis Gernet, all bear traces of the authors; attempts to... View more info

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Ancient Greece: The Dawn of the Western World

By: Durando, Furio

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Stewart, Tabori & Chang: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2261333


First edition. Light edge wear to jacket. 1997 Large Hardcover. Explores Greek history from King Minos the the Emperor Augustus, focusing on archaeological finds and artwork. View more info

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Greek Plays in Modern Translation

By: Fitts, Dudley; Aeschylus; Sophocles; Euripides

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Dial Press: 1947

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2266818


Fourth printing. No jacket, spine faintly toned. 1947 Hard Cover. xiv, 596 pp. CONTENTS: Aeschyles: Agamemnon; Sophocles: Electra; Aeschyles: Eumenides; Euripides: The Trojan Woman; Euripides: Medea; Euripides: Hippolytus; Euripides: Alcestis; Sophocles: King Oedipus; Sophocles: Oedipus at Colonus; Sophocles: Antigone; Aeschylus: Prometheus Bound; Appendix: Commentaries; Index of Proper Names. View more info

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The Founders of the Western World: A History of Greece and Rome

By: Grant, Michael

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books, New York: 1998

Seller ID: 1773015


Near fine in very good jacket. A few shallow scratches on rear jacket panel.Very Good. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 352 pp. 8vo. The author's prolific output (the Notes refer to 22 works) makes him well qualified to prepare a comprehensive summary of ancient history. Grant devotes some 116 pages of text to the Greeks and 81 to the Romans; the remaining pages include seven appendixes on specialized topics, and a lengthy comparative table ... View more info

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A Wonder Book and Tanglewood Tales (The Washington Square Classics)

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: George W. Jacobs and Company: 1851

Seller ID: 2261607


No publisher date (Preface dated 1851), small red stain along bottom edge of rear board, a few light spots to boards, bookplate on front endpaper. We have more books available by this author!. 437 pp. Includes color plates. A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys (1851) is a children's book by American author Nathaniel Hawthorne in which he retells several Greek myths. It was followed by a sequel, Tanglewood Tales. View more info

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The Histories of Herodotus of Halicarnassus, in Two Volumes

By: Herodotus; Carter, Harry

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1958

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261272


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number II & III: 24 laid in. Spines toned, owner bookplates on verso of each front free endpaper, slipcase seams beginning to weaken at corners along opening. 1958 Hard Cover. Complete in two hardcover volumes, paginated continuously. xxviii, 615 pp. A complete collection of the Histories by one of the most well-known Greek historians, translated with marginal notes by Harry Carter, with illustrations by Edward Bawden. Maps on end... View more info

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Herodotus. A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr. With a Geographical and General Index. (Harper's Classical Library)

By: Herodotus; Cary, Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: American Book Company: 1847

Seller ID: 2259849


No jacket, page ridges faintly foxed, no publisher date (preface dated 1847), pages 606-607 (MEL-PAM) and 610-611 (PROS-TEG) of Index blank. vi, 613 pp. Includes fold-out map to illustrate the travels of Herodotus. CONTENTS: Book I: Clio; Book II: Eurterpe; Book III: Thalia; Book IV: Melpomene; Book V: Terpsichore; Book VI: Erato; Book VII: Polymnia; Book VIII: Urania; Book IX: Calliope. Herodotus (/h??r?d?t?s/; Ancient Greek: ????????, Hêródotos, Attic Greek pronuncia... View more info

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The Iliad of Homer Books I-VI [1-6], with an Introduction and Notes [with] Vocabulary to the First Six Books of Homer's Iliad

By: Homer; Keep, Robert P.; Thurber, Samuel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Allyn and Bacon / Norwood Press: 1883

Seller ID: 2266443


Some ink and pencil marks in text and margins, front free endpaper removed. 1883 Hard Cover. xlii, 322, 159, [3] pp. 8vo. This edition a fold-out frontispiece facsimile of a page from Codex Venetus, the original Greek text of the first six books of Homer's Iliad, and an introduction and notes by Robert P. Keep. Dating to the ninth century B.C., Homer's timeless poem still vividly conveys the horror and heroism of men and gods wrestling with towering emotions and battling... View more info

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Odyssey, Books I-XII (Greek Text)

By: Homer; Merry, W.W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press: 1899

Seller ID: 2268329


No jacket. Spine lightly toned, a few light spots to boards, pencil notes on front paste-down endpaper, front hinge starting, pencil marginalia. 1899 Hard Cover. xxii, 142 pp. Original Greek with introduction and notes by W.W. Merry. CONTENTS: Introduction; Plan of Odyssey, Books I-XII; Odyssey, Books I-XII; Sketch of Principal Homeric Forms; The Metre of Homer; Homeric Syntax; Notes; Index. View more info

Image for Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle [CLSC] Course, 1892-93, Complete Seven [7] Volume Set: Grecian History: An Outline Sketch; Callias: A Tale of the Fall of Athens; The United States and Foreign Powers; Greek Architecture and Greek Sculpture, with Many Illustrations; Classic Greek Course in English; Manual of Christian Evidences

Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle [CLSC] Course, 1892-93, Complete Seven [7] Volume Set: Grecian History: An Outline Sketch; Callias: A Tale of the Fall of Athens; The United States and Foreign Powers; Greek Architecture and Greek Sculpture, with Many Illustrations; Classic Greek Course in English; Manual of Christian Evidences

By: Joy, James Richard; Church, Alfred J.; Curtis, William Eleroy; Smith, T. Roger; Redford, George; Goodyear, William H. (Introduction); Wilkinson, William Cleaver; Fisher, George Parker

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Flood and Vincent / The Chautauqua Century Press: 1892

Seller ID: 2201040


Owner bookplate on front board of each volume. 1892 Hard Cover. Complete in seven hardcover volumes. Original red cloth, gilt titles. The Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle (CLSC), founded in 1878 by Bishop Vincent, is America's oldest continuously operating book club. It was founded to promote self-learning and study, particularly among those unable to attend higher institutions of learning. Six to nine books are added to the reading list each year, with authors ... View more info

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The Athenian Aristocracy, 399 to 31 B.C. (Martin Classical Lectures, Volume XXIII)

By: MacKendrick, Paul

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1696

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2196632


Pages lightly toned.General light wear to jacket, front jacket flap price-clipped. 1696 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 111 pp. It has been a common assumption among historians that the reforms of Kleisthenes (508 B.C.) changed Athens irrevocably from an aristocratic to a democratic state. A further assumption has been that the aristocratic clans were reduced to a religious role. Mr. MacKendrick contends that, in the fourth century B.C. and ... View more info

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Epigraphica Attica (Martin Classical Lectures Volume IX [9])

By: Meritt, Benjamin Dean

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2029316


First edition. Jacket toned, tears to jacket corners. 1940 Hard Cover. x, 157 pp. 8vo. Includes photographs of several engraved stones. A study of Greek epigraphy, which was part of the Martin Classical Lectures series established in honor of Charles Beebe Martin, teacher of classical literature and art at Oberlin College. View more info

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Ancient Greece (Eyewitness Books)

By: Pearson, Anne

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1992

Seller ID: 2206046


Faint sticker residue to front board, sticker to front paste-down endpaper.No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 1992 Hard Cover. 63 pp. Full-color photos. This look at the culture that most influenced Western society tells how the Greeks made war and worshiped their gods, and examines their legacy of science, medicine, philosophy and art. While there are other titles that share the focus, age level, and general coverage of this volume, it's hard to beat the attractiveness of th... View more info

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Plato: Selected Dialogues

By: Plato; Jowett, Benjamin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1983

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265116


Small scuff mark on bottom of page ridge. 1983 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 379, [5] pp. Green leather spine, green cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, green ribbon marker bound in. Includes Benjamin Jowett's English translations of: Apology; Crito; Phaedo; Protagoras; Meno; Phaedrus; Books VI & VII from The Republic; Symposium; Lysis. Plato was a philosopher in Classical Greece and the founder of the... View more info

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Plutarch: Selected Lives, from the Parallel Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

By: Plutarch; Dryden, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1982

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265130


An exceptional copy. 1982 Hard Cover. 462, [4] pp. 8vo. Leather spine, cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. The Dryden translation, with reproductions of illustrations specially prepared for an English edition of 1676. Plutarch's writings comparing the Greeks and Romans remains a classic, and Dryden's 17th-Century translation is still considered one of the greatest works of scholarship of all time. View more info

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The Complete Writings of Plutarch, Including The Lives, Essays, Morals, Apothegms, Miscellanies, Etc., in Ten Volumes [Plutarch's Lives of Illustrious Men]

By: Plutarch; Dryden, John; Clough, A.H.; Goodwin, William W.; Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Price: $600.00

Publisher: The Colonial Company, Limited: 1906

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2267185


Limited edition, #108 of 1000 sets. Spines and corners faded and a bit dried, corners rubbed with minimal loss. 1906 Half-Leather. Complete in ten hardcover volumes. 8vo. Original morocco spines and corners, cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, decorated endpapers. Translated by John Dryden, A.H. Clough, and William W. Goodwin, with an introduction by Ralph Waldo Emerson. Illustrated with photogravure reproductions of paintings and sculptures. Plutarch's Lives of t... View more info

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Plutarch's Lives of Illustrious Men, Translated from the Greek by John Dryden and Others, the Whole Carefully Revised and Corrected, to which is added A Life of Plutarch, Reprinted from the Latest English Edition, in Three Volumes

By: Plutarch; Dryden, John; et al

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hurst and Company: 1900

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2266441


No date, circa 1900. Spines faded, boards lightly rubbed, owner bookplate and ink initials on front endpaper. Complete in three hardcover volumes. 8vo. Original red cloth, gilt titles, blind-stamped decorations. Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans, commonly called Parallel Lives or Plutarch's Lives, is a series of biographies of famous men, arranged in tandem to illuminate their common moral virtues or failings. The surviving Parallel Lives (in Greek: Bioi pa... View more info

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Athens and Sparta: Constructing Greek Political and Social History from 478 BC

By: Powell, Anton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Routledge: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2198763


Reprint. Ink name on front endpaper. 1991 Trade Paperback. Athens and Sparta has established itself as a handbook to the main topics of Greek history in the classical period. It deals not only with the established areas of political history, but also with some of the most important aspects of Greek social history and historical methods to the main topics of Greek history in the classical period. View more info

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The Birth of Classical Europe: A History from Troy to Augustine (The Penguin History of Europe Volume I [1])

By: Price, Simon; Thonemann, Peter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Viking: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203460


First edition. Corners gently pushed. 2010 Hard Cover. xvii, 397, [1] pp. 8vo. An innovative and intriguing look at the foundations of Western civilization from two leading historians. The influence of ancient Greece and Rome can be seen in every aspect of our lives. From calendars to democracy to the very languages we speak, Western civilization owes a debt to these classical societies. Yet the Greeks and Romans did not emerge fully formed; their culture grew from an ac... View more info

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Greek Biology and Medicine (Our Debt to Greece and Rome Series)

By: Taylor, Henry Osborn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Marshall Jones Company, Boston / The Plimpton Press, Norwood: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2037530


First edition. Ink name & date on front endpaper. 1922 Hard Cover. xv, 151 pp. 8vo. List of books in series follows text. Navy blue cloth, gilt titles, top edge gilt. A concise history of early biology, the Hippocratics, Aristotle's biological studies, progress in anatomy and medicine, Galen's final system, and links between ancient Greek and modern medicine. Outline of Greek medicine's influence follows text, along with notes and bibliography. View more info