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Ancient Greece: Art, Architecture, and History

GRE194
Marina Belozerskaya, Kenneth Lapatin
Getty Trust Publications
2004
144
0892366958
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
This lively illustrated guide covers the architecture, painting and sculpture of Ancient Greece from the third millennium to the end of the Hellenistic period. With 282 color and 28 black-and-white illustrations.
$19.95

Turkish Reflections, A Biography of a Place

TKY08
Mary Lee Settle
Touchstone
1991
253
0671779974
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Settle's captivating travelogue is a richly detailed portrait of contemporary Turkey, its people, monasteries, myths, archaeological treasures and living traditions. Exemplary.
$16.99

Eyewitness Guide Istanbul

TKY86
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
280
1465440631
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This superbly illustrated guide features unique cutaways, floor plans and reconstructions of major architectural sights, plus a pull-out map clearly marked with attractions and an easy-to-use street index.
$25.00

Insight Guide Greece

GRE104
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2017
424
1786715309
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An illustrated survey of the history, culture and attractions of Greece for the traveler with excellent full-color maps and chapters on Athens, the Cyclades, Ionian Islands and other regions throughout Greece and the Greek Islands.
$23.99

Greece Map

GRE24
Michelin
Michelin Travel Publications
2013
2
2067172018
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful shaded map of Greece, the Greek Islands and the western coast of Turkey (including Istanbul) at a scale of 1:800,000.
$12.95

DK Eyewitness Top Ten Athens

GRE219
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2014
160
1465410090
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact illustrated guide in the popular series, featuring favorite attractions, events, restaurants, shops and excursions in Athens.
$14.00

Lonely Planet Pocket Istanbul

TKY151
Verity Campbell
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
160
1786572346
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical city guide to the city of Istanbul that fits in your pocket, with the top sites, the best walks, food, art, shopping, views, nightlife and more. Includes pull out city map.
$13.99

1453, The Holy War For Constantinople and the Clash of Islam and the West

TKY114
Roger Crowley
Hyperion
2006
304
1401308503
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
In this well-paced history, Crowley recounts the dramatic events leading up to and surrounding the fall of Constantinople to the Ottoman Turks.
$16.00

Ancient Turkey, A Traveller's History

TKY43
Seton Lloyd
University of California Press
2013
240
0520220420
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A lively tale of cultures and conquest, from the Hittites to St. Paul, that illuminates the living past of Turkey's archaeological treasures. This classic by Professor Lloyd, first director of the British Institute of Archaeology at Ankara, is now in a 25th anniversary edition.
$34.95

Crescent and Star

TKY64
Stephen Kinzer
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2008
265
0374531404
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This insightful, anecdotal report on contemporary life, culture and politics in Turkey comes from a former New York Times Istanbul bureau chief who is especially attuned to the powerful geographic position of Turkey and its multiple identities in Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
$17.00

Harem, The World Behind the Veil

ARB23
Alev Lytle Croutier
Abbeville Publishing Group
2014
232
1558591591
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A fascinating illustrated look at the culture of the Harem -- particularly the well-known quarters at Topkapi Palace in Istanbul. The author combines interviews, history and a wonderful selection of art in this intriguing book.
$29.95

Istanbul and the Civilization of the Ottoman Empire

TKY17
Bernard Lewis
University of Oklahoma Press
1989
187
0806110600
PAPER
History
0
1
0
0
In this slim volume the great Islamic scholar describes the invasion of Constantinople by the Ottoman Turks on May 29, 1453, evoking the city at this pivotal moment in its long history.
$24.95

Lords of the Horizons

TKY44
Jason Goodwin
Picador USA
2003
351
0312420668
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Goodwin artfully combines his modern travels with scholarship, history and reflection, capturing the outrageous personalities, events and vagaries of the 600-year-old Ottoman Empire.
$20.00

Modern Greece, What Everyone Needs to Know

GRE551
Stathis Kalyvas
Oxford University Press
2014
240
0199948798
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A primer on Greek history from the 19th century on, with an in-depth look at the government debt crisis of 2010 and a consideration for the far-reaching implications of the country’s current economic instability.
$16.95

Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea, Why the Greeks Matter

GRE182
Thomas Cahill
Doubleday
2004
320
0385495544
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Cahill brings to life ancient Greek society and civilization through the lives and words of politicians, playwrights, a poet, a philosopher and an artist in this eloquent and absorbing tribute.
$18.00

Turkey, The Quest for Identity

TKY286
Feroz Ahmad
Oneworld Publications
2014
252
1780743017
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
In this concise history, Ahmad presents Turkey as a nation caught between the ideologies of East and West, honored as the first secular republic in the Islamic world.
$16.99

St. Paul's Ephesus, Texts and Archaeology

TKY226
Jerome Murphy O'Connor
Michael Glazier
2008
289
081465259X
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
Jerome Murphy-O'Connor transports us back to the ancient city of Ephesus during its heyday, including contemporary accounts from Roman to biblical times and featuring a guided walk through the city as a center of Paul's teachings.
$29.95

Dinner with Persephone

GRE28
Patricia Storace
Vintage Books
1997
398
0679744789
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
The pleasures and complexities of contemporary Greece, marvelously described by an American poet spending a year there. Storace intertwines her own perceptions with the history of the country and the influence of pop culture on the classical landscape.
$18.00

Istanbul, Memories and the City

TKY99
Orhan Pamuk
Random House
2006
320
1400033888
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Nobel Prize-winner Pamuk writes with dazzling grace of the city of his birth, a magical place of crumbling mansions and Ottoman riches.
$16.95

Reflections on a Marine Venus

GRE29
Lawrence Durrell
National Book Network
2009
198
1604190094
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
The great novelist writes of the warmth of the people and the intoxicating beauty of Rhodes in this classic ode, originally published in 1953. Also out in new editions are Durrell's books on Corfu (GRE48), Cyprus (MED13) and Sicily (ITL08).
$12.00

The Colossus of Maroussi

GRE05
Henry Miller
New Directions Publishing Corporation
2010
223
0811218570
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
1
0
0
Miller captures the spirit and warmth of the resilient Greek people in this inspired tale of a wartime journey from Athens to Crete, Corfu and Delphi with his friend Lawrence Durrell.
$15.95

Greece, A Traveler's Literary Companion

GRE190
Artemis Leontis (Editor)
Whereabouts Press
1997
288
1883513049
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
In this terrific anthology, 24 modern Greek writers offer a flavor of their nation, its culture and people, beautiful landscapes and rich history.
$14.95

Greek Mythology, A Traveler's Guide

GRE616
David Stuttard
Thames & Hudson
2016
256
0500518327
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This informative, literary traveler's guide introduces Greek mythology geographically through 22 chapters dedicated to specific destinations, from Mount Olympus and Delos to Athens and Mycenae, illustrated with beautiful color drawings.
$24.95

Mythology

GRE82
Edith Hamilton
Back Bay Books
2013
482
0316223336
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The classic introduction to Greek and Roman mythology. From the Olympians to the Trojan War, Hamilton presents the myths and adventure stories of the ancient world. With 50 line drawings.
$16.00

The Iliad

GRE173
Homer, Robert Fagles (Translator)
Penguin
2002
704
0140275363
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The bard’s tale of the Trojan War in all its fury and glory, this wonderful translation brings all the power of the original to English.
$19.00

The Janissary Tree

TKY125
Jason Goodwin
Picador USA
2007
336
0374178607
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
With beautiful descriptions of Istanbul and its palaces, this engaging and bizarre historical mystery will keep you reading. The Ottoman Empire mysteries continue with The Snake Stone (TKY156, $14.00) and The Bellini Card (TKY191, $25.00), set in 1840s Venice.
$17.00

The King Must Die

GRE23
Mary Renault
Vintage Books
1988
330
0394751043
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The first in Mary Renault's trilogy of well-researched page-turners features the tale of Theseus, slayer of the Minotaur and the king of Athens. Known for her exhaustive research, Renault is an acknowledged master of historical fiction.
$16.95

The Odyssey

GRE45
Homer, Robert Fagles (Translator)
Penguin
2006
541
0006797193
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The blind bard’s epic in a translation celebrated for its clarity and expressiveness. Take it along for a voyage in Homeric lands and waters.
$17.00

The Towers of Trebizond

TKY15
Rose MacAulay, Jan Morris (Introduction)
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2012
277
159017058X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Mixing high farce, archaeology, history and lively travel writing, Rose MacAulay's impossibly witty short novel is back in a new edition. Originally published in 1956, MacAulay follows the adventures of English missionaries traipsing across Turkey from Istanbul to Trebizond.
$16.00

For Kids

Gods and Heroes, An Illustrated Wallchart

GRE34
Robert Brooks
University of North Carolina Press
1996
0807865001
POSTER
Reference
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Created by a Harvard classicist, this stunning four-foot by three-foot wallchart, handsomely printed in red, black and gold, shows who's who in the world of the ancient Greek, covering everything from creation of the world to the expedition of the Argonauts and the exploits of Hercules in splendid detail.
$53.00

Eyewitness Ancient Greece

GRE59
Anne Pearson
DK Publishing
2014
72
1465420916
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Covering fun and games, politics, power and myth, these illustrated essays explore the history and daily life of ancient Greece.
$19.99

Parthenon

GRE264
Lynn Curlee
Atheneum
2011
34
0689844905
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
This splendid introduction to the Parthenon, its design, construction and history features Lynn Curlee's detailed illustrations, many full-page. Geared to grades 5-8.
$19.99

Digging for Troy, From Homer to Hisarlik

GRE471
Jill Rubalcaba
2011
80
1580893279
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Tales of modern archeologists and their expeditions at Hisarlik -- the alleged site of ancient Troy -- becomes the stuff of legend in this fully-illustrated children's book for middle-readers.
$9.95

Favorite Greek Myths

GRE535
Mary Pope Osborne
Scholastic Inc.
1991
96
0590413384
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Twelve classic Greek myths, including the stories of King Midas, Echo and Narcissus, and Cupid and Psyche, accessibly retold by Mary Osborne Pope, the prolific children's book author. Written for readers ages 11-13.
$21.99

The Trojan Horse, How the Greeks Won the War

GRE589
Emily Little
Random House
1988
48
0394896742
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
An ancient history lesson emerges from this Step into Reading account of the Trojan Horse and the way the Greeks tricked the Trojans and rescued Helen of Troy. The book is well tailored to younger readers with careful explanations and short sentences; a pronunciation guide is appended.
$3.99

Greek Gods and Goddesses Coloring Book

GRE598
Drew Silver
Dover Publications
2001
48
0486418626
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Twenty-two scenes from the mythology of the ancient Greeks -- all ready for coloring! Includes the world-shouldering god Atlas, Aphrodite and Adonis, the many-eyed Argus and more. Each image is paired with a detailed caption.
$4.99

Blue Voyage

MED222
Diana Renn
Viking
2015
464
0670015598
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
In order to save her family, teenaged Zan must help a band of criminals find priceless ancient treasure in an exciting quest through the Mediterranean that takes her from Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar to the caves of Cappadocia.
$18.99

Where Is the Parthenon?

GRE623
Roberta Edwards
Penguin Putnam
2016
112
0448488892
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Written for ages 8 to 12, this book introduces the Parthenon -- the enduring symbol of Ancient Greek learning, architectural acumen and Western civilization.
$5.99

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A Literary Companion to Travel in Greece

GRE06
Richard Stoneman
Getty Trust Publications
1994
347
0892362987
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Poetry, prose and literature over the ages, arranged geographically with an excellent introduction and commentary. Stoneman artfully weaves together hundreds of short excerpts.
$19.95

Greece Map

GRE24
Michelin
Michelin Travel Publications
2013
2
2067172018
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful shaded map of Greece, the Greek Islands and the western coast of Turkey (including Istanbul) at a scale of 1:800,000.
$12.95

The Histories

MED15
Herodotus
Penguin
1994
656
0140449086
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
In what may be the first travel book, Herodotus records the heroic struggle between Europe and Asia that culminated in the invasion of Greece by Xerxes.
$13.00

Eyewitness Guide Greece, Athens and the Mainland

GRE38
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2017
348
1465459995
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This superb guide features color photography, dozens of excellent local maps and a region-by-region synopsis of the country's attractions.
$25.00

A Short History of Byzantium

TKY18
John Julius Norwich
Alfred Knopf
1998
432
0679772693
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A richly detailed and evocative history of the span of the great empire from the fourth to the 15th century, brimming with intrigue, palace revolution and treachery.
$19.00

The Ancient Mediterranean

MED10
Michael Grant
Plume
1990
374
0452010373
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Grant, a well-known classical scholar, provides this comprehensive history of the peoples and cultures of the Mediterranean, including Egypt, Israel, Crete, Greece, the Roman states and many others. A very well-researched account of Western history's roots.
$20.00

Turkey Adventure Map

TKY21
National Geographic Society
National Geographic Maps
2012
1
3876608333
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Printed on tear- and water-resistant paper, this clear, double-sided map in the growing series covers all Turkey at a scale of 1:1,200,000.
$11.95

Istanbul, the Imperial City

TKY23
John Freely
Penguin Putnam
1998
432
0140244611
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This fascinating history of the city from its foundation to the present is a guide for the curious traveler as well as an evocation of an illustrious past. Also included is a comprehensive gazetteer of all major monuments and museums.
$18.00

The Ottoman Centuries

ITL54
Lord Kinross
William Morrow & Company
1988
638
0688080936
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A richly detailed, engrossing history of the Ottoman Empire from its dawn in 1300 up to the foundation of the modern republic in 1923, enhanced by maps and photos.
$18.99

Turkey Map

TKY29
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2012
2
3707903303
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This shaded relief map includes a detailed map of Western Turkey (1:800,000) on the reverse.
$14.95

Pillars of Hercules

MED20
Paul Theroux
Fawcett
1996
509
0449910857
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Theroux seems to have had an exceptionally good time on his tour of the Mediterranean, circling the celebrated sea on foot, horseback, train and boat from Gibraltar to North Africa.
$18.00

On the Shores of the Mediterranean

MED25
Eric Newby
Gardners Books
2011
448
0007367910
PAPER
Travel Narrative
9/14/2011
0
0
0
0
A sparkling observer and famously entertaining, Newby tackles the Mediterranean in this merry classic account of travels to North Africa, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Cairo and Jerusalem.
$19.75

Greece Adventure Map

GRE65
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2012
1
2061004954
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A double-sided map of mainland Greece and the islands at a scale of 1:710,000.
$11.95

The World of Odysseus

GRE76
Moses I. Finley
NYRB
2002
205
1590170172
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A classic portrait of ancient Greek society based in large part on the author's ground-breaking interpretation of the Iliad and Odyssey.
$14.95

Mediterranean Cruises Map

MED36
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2010
2
3707912906
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A double-sided, full-color map of the Mediterranean, including the Iberian Peninsula, the Black Sea, North Africa and the Levant, at a scale of 1:2,000,000.
$14.95

Beyond the Edge of the Sea

MED50
Maurice Obregon
Random House
2002
132
067978344X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The adventures of Jason and the Argonauts, Ulysses and other explorers of the ancient world are recreated in this personal account of ships, navigation and geographical discovery.
$15.00

The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Greece

GRE125
Robert Morkot
Penguin Putnam
1997
144
0140513353
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This pictorial survey of Greek antiquity, recording its culture and expansion, features dozens of full-color maps.
$21.00

Istanbul Map

TKY65
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2012
2
3897071371
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A laminated, colorful map of Istanbul at a scale of 1:11,000.
$8.95

National Geographic Greece

GRE178
Mike Gerrard
National Geographic
2014
400
1426212496
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This abundantly illustrated guide to Greece and the Greek Islands includes insightful essays on history, art and culture and practical travel details. Third edition.
$27.95

Eyewitness Guide Turkey

TKY82
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
420
146544050X
PAPER
Guidebook
7/15/2013
0
0
0
0
Gorgeously illustrated and filled with excellent maps, this compact book provides a thorough overview of history, traditions and sights.
$30.00

The Parthenon

GRE195
Mary Beard
Harvard University Press
2010
204
0674055632
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Cambridge University classicist Beard brings the Parthenon to life in this lively tale of the construction, significance and uses of the 2,500-year-old Athenian marvel that became, among other things, cathedral, mosque and cultural icon.
$18.00

The Black Sea, A History

EUR173
Charles King
Oxford University Press
2005
296
019928394X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
In this lively and entertaining book, which is based on extensive research in multiple languages, King investigates the myriad connections that have made the Black Sea more of a bridge than a boundary, linking religious communities, linguistic groups, empires, and later, nations and states.
$38.95

Salonica, City of Ghosts: Christians, Muslims and Jews, 1430-1950

GRE232
Mark Mazower
Vintage Books
2006
528
0375727388
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Mazower chronicles the history and culture of Thessaloniki from Byzantium to Ottoman rule with a look at the terrible devastation of WWI in this inviting book, part history and part travelogue.
$18.00

Greek, A Language Map

GRE241
Kristine K. Kershul
Bilingual Books
2014
1931873844
PLASTIC CARD
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
This durable, foldout card gives easy phonetic pronunciation for several hundred of the most commonly needed words and phrases.
$9.95

The Gothic Enterprise, A Guide to Understanding the Medieval Cathedral

EUR190
Robert A. Scott
University of California Press
2005
294
0520246802
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An enthusiast, Scott delves into the history, design, architecture and wonder of Europe's medieval cathedrals and great Abbey churches.
$26.95

Lonely Planet Turkish Phrasebook

TKY115
Arzu Kurklu
Lonely Planet Publications
2014
260
1743211953
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
A palm-sized handy guide to pronunciation, basic grammar and essential vocabulary for the traveler. With a 2,000-word mini-dictionary.
$9.99

A Guide to Biblical Sites in Greece and Turkey

MED90
Mitchell Reddish, Clyde Fant
Oxford University Press
2003
395
0195139186
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A guide to the places, history and archaeology of the journeys of the Apostle Paul across Turkey, Greece and Cyprus, geared for the traveler.
$29.99

Roumeli, Travels in Northern Greece

GRE249
Patrick Leigh Fermor
NYRB
2006
260
159017187X
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Extending his travels to the north, Fermor visits with the Sarakatsans and Kravarites, two remote peoples (ethnography was among his many interests), and chases off to Missolonghi to retrieve a pair of Lord Byron's shoes.
$16.95

The Greek Cities of Magna Graecia and Sicily

ITL751
Fausto Longo, Lorena Jannelli, Luca Cerchiai
Getty Trust Publications
2004
288
0892367512
HARD COVER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
An engaging history of the Western Greek colonies in Sicily and southern Italy in the eighth and seventh centuries B.C., featuring 240 magnificent color illustrations, maps and a site-by-site review of major archaeological sites.
$45.00

The Middle Sea

MED98
John Julius Norwich
Vintage Books
2007
720
1400034280
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A marvelous writer who has already written on Byzantium, Venice and the Sahara, Norwich spins his magic in this story of culture, trade and politics, royalty and rulers, wars and religion in the Mediterranean.
$21.00

Athens

GRE552
James H. S. McGregor
Belknap Press
2014
256
0674047729
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
A journey through Athenian history, from its days as a powerful city-state to the modern age.
$29.95

The Histories

MED205
Herodotus
Viking
2014
880
0670024899
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
In this page-turning new translation, award-winning historian Tom Holland vividly captures the histories of Herodotus as the ancient writer chronicles all the stuff of epic drama.
$40.00

Byzantine Matters

TKY287
Averil Cameron
Princeton University Press
2014
184
0691157634
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
In this five-essay collection, Averil Cameron explains Byzantium’s pivotal role in the ancient and medieval worlds. She describes the nation’s political structure, art, ethnicity, language and religious practice, focusing on its continued importance.
$24.95

Introducing the Ancient Greeks, From Bronze Age Seafarers to Navigators of the Western Mind

GRE555
Edith Hall
W. W. Norton & Company
2015
336
0393351165
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Classicist Edith Hall visits 10 Greek communities at different moments during the 20 centuries of ancient Greek history, brilliantly assembling a unified vision of the Greek spirit.
$16.95

Things Can Only Get Feta

GRE556
Marjory Mcginn
Trafalgar Square
2014
310
1909657085
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Two journalists’ humorous and insightful journey through the Greek countryside, during Greece’s economic collapse, with their terrier in tow.
$12.95

The Sites of Ancient Greece

GRE615
Georg Gerster
Daedalus
2012
160
0714860840
HARD COVER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
Taken between 1996 and 2006, these aerial photographs are a gods' eye view of Greece and includes famous sites like Mount Olympus, the Acropolis and the northern mainland isle of Crete. Includes a preface by the photographer.
$69.95

Greece, Images of an Enchanted Land, 1954-1965

GRE614
Robert A. McCabe
W. W. Norton & Company
2006
201
1593720211
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
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Taken between 1955 and 1957, this handsome collection of black-and-white photographs conveys the bygone simplicity of life in Greece. Divided in four sections: History, People, the Seas and Orthodoxy. Includes introductory essays by a Classicist, an archaeologist and a mythology expert.
$85.00

The Greeks, An Illustrated History

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Diane Harris Cline
National Geographic
2016
224
142621670X
HARD COVER
History
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This accessible photographic history of ancient Greece pays special attention to Greek innovations: great literature and architecture, war tactics, democracy, the Olympics, Socrates and much more. Cline laces the gripping story of the Greek empire with archaeological discoveries.
$30.00

Turkey Rediscovered: A Land Between Tradition and Modernity

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Hayworth, Eugene H. (Translator), Reichert, Klaus
Haus Publishing
2016
120
1909961086
HARD COVER
Travel Narrative
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Riechart embarks on a cultural and archaeological tour of Turkey, stopping in Istanbul and exploring Anatolia and the Aegean Coast in the footsteps of Ottoman architect Mimar Sinan while pondering the role of Turkish traditions in the modern age.
$22.95

Frommer's Athens and the Greek Islands

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Stephen Brewer
Frommer's
2016
336
1628872861
PAPER
Guidebook
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A comprehensive, practical guide to the region with excellent recommendations for hotels, restaurants and excursions. With two-color maps throughout.
$24.95

Greece, The Cookbook

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Vefa Alexiadou
Phaidon Press
2017
704
0714873802
HARD COVER
Food
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The bible of modern Greek cuisine. Alexiadou's Greek specialties combine simple ingredients like olive oil, bread, wine, figs, grapes and cheese into hundreds of healthy and delicious recipes. Her lush collection is filled with 230 color photographs and snippets of Greek history and culture.
$49.95

A Traveller's History of Turkey

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Richard Stoneman
Interlink Publishing Group
2009
247
1566566207
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History
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An accessible, well-written overview of Turkish history from the Paleolithic to the present.
$14.95