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The Greek Fire

by Maureen Connors Santelli

The Greek Fire examines the United States' early global influence as the fledgling nation that inserted itself in conflicts that were oceans away. Maureen Connors Santelli focuses on the American fascination...

Pericles, Prince of Tyre

by William Shakespeare

"Pericles, Prince of Tyre" is a late romantic comedy by William Shakespeare. Written around 1606, the play follows Pericles, Prince of Tyre, on his journey to be reunited with his family after a storm at sea...

History of the Greek Revolution

by George Finlay

The Greek War of Independence gathered the European youth who languished in the torpid atmosphere of the Restoration in their own countries. George Finlay, sent to Göttingen to improve his knowledge of Roman...

The Amazons

by Guy Cadogan Rothery

"The Amazons", written by Guy Cadogan Rothery in 1910, is one of the very few books ever published on these legendary female warriors. 

The world of the Amazons lies scattered between legend and historical fact....

The Macedonian Slavs in the Greek Civil War, 1944–1949

by James Horncastle

In this study of Macedonian Slavs in the Greek Civil War, the author examines how their participation in the conflict, and the attempts by other groups to manipulate them, gave rise to modern issues that continue...

Remembering Absence

by Nicolas Argenti

Drawing on research conducted on Chios during the sovereign debt crisis that struck Greece in 2010, Nicolas Argenti follows the lives of individuals who symbolize the transformations affecting this Aegean island....

The Byzantine Empire

by Charles Oman

"The Byzantine Empire" covers the history of the Eastern Roman Empire from late antiquity until the Fall of Constantinople in 1453 AD. The author gives the complete insight into the fascinating empire which...

The British and the Greek Resistance, 1936–1944

by Andre Gerolymatos

Between 1941 and 1944, the Germans and the Italians imposed a brutal occupation of Greece. This, as well as the outbreak of famine, drove many Greeks to join a variety of resistance movements in the mountains....

Hellenic History

by George Botsford

In the history of the Greeks the centre of interest lies, not in their peninsula, but in the coasts and islands of the Aegean sea, which collectively formed the very heart of Hellas. It was not till they had...


by Theodore Ayrault Dodge

Dodge here vividly reconstructs every major battle of Alexander's brilliant military career.

Theodore Ayrault Dodge (1842 – 1909) was an American officer and military historian. He fought as a Union officer...

Studies in Greek Scenery, Legend and History

by James George Frazer

It may be reckoned a peculiar piece of good fortune that among the wreckage of classical literature the Description of Greece by Pausanias should have come down to us entire. In this work we possess a plain,...

Black Ships and Sea Raiders

by Jeffrey P. Emanuel

The end of the Bronze Age in the Eastern Mediterranean was a time of social, political, and economic upheaval – conditions reflected, in many ways, in the world of Homer’s Odyssey. Jeffrey P. Emanuel examines...

The Influence of the Greek Mind on Modern Life

by Richard C. Jebb

This book treats of the Influence of the Greek Mind on Modern Life.

“The vital power of the Greek spirit was indeed not fully disclosed until, after suffering a partial eclipse in the Macedonian age, it emerged...

The Greek Exodus from Egypt

by Angelos Dalachanis

From the nineteenth century to the middle of the twentieth, Greeks comprised one of the largest and most influential minority groups in Egyptian society, yet barely two thousand remain there today. This painstakingly...

The Battle of Thermopylae

by 50 minutes

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the events of The Battle of Thermopylae in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of The Battle of Thermopylae....

The Southern Flank of NATO, 1951–1959

by Dionysios Chourchoulis

The Southern Flank of Nato, 1951-1959: Military Strategy or Political Stabilization is the first comprehensive discussion of the aims, capabilities, politics, and internal problems of NATO’s Southern Flank...

Educating across Cultures

by William McGrew

The book follows Anatolia over the subsequent decades as it embraced a society experiencing an often-violent trajectory, including the Nazi occupation followed by civil war. Nonetheless, the College succeeded...

Dangerous Citizens

That Greece Might Still Be Free

by William St Clair

When in 1821, the Greeks rose in violent revolution against the rule of the Ottoman Turks, waves of sympathy spread across Western Europe and the United States. More than a thousand volunteers set out to fight...


by Carol G. Thomas

Greece: A Short History of a Long Story presents a comprehensive overview of the history of Greece by exploring the continuity of Greek culture from its Neolithic origins to the modern era.

  • Tells the story...