Books tagged: greek history

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The Greek Islands - A Notebook
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,580. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In 1982, the English journalist Richard Clark upped sticks and left the country of his birth to go and work as a teacher in Crete. So began a love affair with the Greek Islands, to which he now returns on a regular basis. The Greek Islands - A Notebook is a series of snapshots of Journeys and Places, Culture and History, and People and Island Life on Crete, Corfu, Rhodes and other islands.
Sirius Chasing the Pleiades, An Essay on Euripides' Iphigeneia at Aulis
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Series: Essays, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
This short essay addresses some of the opening text of Euripides' play Iphigeneia at Aulis. By investigating a couple of what appear to be throwaway lines, I found added meaning in the play, but I also came to realize how Euripides' genius at times lies deeply hidden in the subtext.
The Eagles of Crete
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Price: $5.54 USD. Words: 73,190. Language: British English. Published: November 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Eagles of Crete is the first book to give an account of the civil war that broke out in parts of Crete shortly after the end of World War II. Based on local newspaper reports and conversations with those who took part, The Eagles of Crete gives an unbiased narrative of the armed conflict and the years spent in hiding by the survivors of the communist forces.
Past Times: Ancient Board Games
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Past Times is a series of books about historical games and pastimes throughout the ages. This particular book is about games from Viking age and earlier.