Greece

Aristophanes: Four Plays: Clouds, Birds, Lysistrata, Women of the Assembly

The citizens of ancient Athens enjoyed a freedom of speech as broad as our own. This freedom, parrhesia, the right to say what one pleased, how and when one pleased, and to whom, had no more...

March 22, 2022
Paperback
Liveright Publishing Corporation
432 Pages
$18.95
The Basic Works of Aristotle (Revised)

The Basic Works of Aristotle (Revised)

Aristotle ; McKeon, Richard ;
Edited by Richard McKeon, with an introduction by C.D.C. Reeve

Preserved by Arabic mathematicians and canonized by Christian scholars, Aristotle's works have shaped Western thought,...

September 11, 2001
Paperback
$24.00
Women of Troy

Women of Troy

Barker, Pat
A daring and timely feminist retelling of The Illiad from the perspective of the women of Troy who endured it--an extraordinary follow up to The Silence of the Girls from the Booker...
September 6, 2022
Paperback
$17.00
Greece: Biography of a Modern Nation
For many, "Greece" is synonymous with "ancient Greece," the civilization that gave us much that defines Western culture today. But, how did Greece come to be so powerfully attached to the legacy of...
June 4, 2021
Paperback
University of Chicago Press
488 Pages
$22.50
Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: Why the Greeks Matter
In Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea, his fourth volume to explore "the hinges of history," Thomas Cahill escorts the reader on another entertaining--and historically unassailable--journey through...
July 27, 2004
Paperback
Anchor Books
$18.00
The Spartans: The World of the Warrior-Heroes of Ancient Greece
The Spartans were a society of warrior-heroes who were the living exemplars of such core values as duty, discipline, self-sacrifice, and extreme toughness. This book, written by one of the world's...
August 10, 2004
Paperback
Vintage
$16.95
The Names

The Names

Delillo, Don
Set against the backdrop of a lush and exotic Greece, "The Names" is considered the book which began to drive "sharply upward the size of his readership" ( "Los Angeles Times Book Review" ). Among...
July 17, 1989
Paperback
Vintage
$17.00
My Family and Other Animals

My Family and Other Animals

Durrell, Gerald
The first book Gerald Durrell's Corfu Trilogy a bewitching account of a rare and magical childhood on the island of Corfu, now the inspiration for The Durrells in Corfu on...
June 29, 2004
Paperback
Penguin Books
288 Pages
$17.00
Stealing Athena

Stealing Athena

Essex, Karen
Stealing Athena is the story of two women, separated by centuries but united by their association with some of the world's greatest and most controversial works of art. Aspasia, a philosopher...
April 28, 2009
Paperback
Anchor Books
$15.00
Medea and Other Plays

Medea and Other Plays

Euripides ; Davie, John ; Ruth
Four plays by the Greek dramatist who started to interpret human behavior without reference to the wisdom of gods.


April 29, 2003
Paperback
$12.00

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