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Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexander : the evidence

Author: Joseph Roisman
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
Series: Blackwell sourcebooks in ancient history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Incorporating fresh, new translations of original Greek and Roman texts and drawing on a range of sources this sourcebook provides an inclusive and integrated view of Greek history, from Homer to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Roisman
ISBN: 9781405127752 1405127759 9781405127769 1405127767
OCLC Number: 643323996
Description: xlv, 642 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: the evidence for Greek history and culture --
The world of Homer --
The world of Hesiod --
The earty Greek Polis (City-State) and Ethnos --
Settlements across the sea: Greek "colonization" --
Aristocratic power and attitudes --
Archaic tyranny --
Archaic and classical Sparta --
Hoplites and their values --
Archaic Athens from Draco to Solon --
Tyranny in Athens --
Cleisthenes and Athenian democracy --
Archaic society and culture: gender, sexuality, banquets, and competition --
Archaic law --
Archaic Greek religion --
The Ionian revolt: Persians and Greeks --
The Battle of Marathon --
the Persian War --
The Athenian Empire --
Empowering Athenian democracy --
War and peace in Greece --
The administration of the empire and the Athenian tribute quota lists --
The city of Athens --
The Sophists, Athenian democracy, and Democracy's critics --
The causes of the Peloponnesian War and Athenian and Spartan strategies --
The Peloponnesian War : The Archidomian War (431-421) --
Finances, and allies during the Archidamian War --
The uneasy peace and the Sicillian espedition (421-413) --
The Peloponnesian War: The Decelean War (413-404) --
The rule of the Thirty, the Athenian amnesty, and Socrates trial --
Sparta after the war: politics, wealth and democracy --
The Spartan Hegemony, the Corinthian War and the peace of Antalcidas (404/3-388/7) --
From the Peace of Antalcidas (388/7) to the Battle of Leutra and its aftermath (371) --
Jason of Pherae (?-370) --
The second Athenian League and Theban Hegemony --
Running the Athenian Polis: politics, finances, grain and trade in the fourth century --
Metrics (Resident Aliens), slaves and barbarians --
Maculine and feminine gender in classical Athens --
Philip II of Macedonia (359-336) --
Alexander the Great (336-323).
Series Title: Blackwell sourcebooks in ancient history.
Responsibility: Joseph Roisman ; translations by J.C. Yardley.
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