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Children of Achilles : the Greeks in Asia Minor since the days of Troy /

Since the days of Troy historic lands of Asia Minor have been home to Greeks. They are steeped in a rich fusion of Greek and Turkish culture and the histories of both are irrevocably entwined, fatefully connected. "Children of Achilles" tells the epic and ultimately tragic story of the Gre...

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Main Author: Freely, John.
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2010.
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Related Items: Print version:: Children of Achilles.
Table of Contents:
  • List of Illustrations; Prologue
  • The Trojan Plain; 1. The Achaeans in Anatolia; 2. The Great Migration; 3. The Archaic Renaissance; 4. The Persian Wars; 5. Between East and West; 6. Alexander's Dream; 7. Alexander's Successors; 8. Roman Rule and Revelation; 9. New Rome; 10. The Age of Justinian; 11. Medieval Byzantium; 12. Seljuk Turks and Crusaders; 13. The Latin Occupation; 14. The Sons of Osman; 15. The Fall of Byzantium; 16. The Tide of Conquest Turns; 17. Tourkokrateia and the Rhomaioi; 18. Megali Idea and Catastrophia; 19. Exodus and Diaspora; 20. Ionian Elegy; Source Notes.