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A companion to Sparta

Author: Anton Powell
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2018. ©2018
Series: Blackwell companions to the ancient world.
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The two-volume A Companion to Sparta presents the first comprehensive, multi-authored series of essays to address all aspects of Spartan history and society from its origins in the Greek Dark Ages to  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Companion to Sparta.
Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, 2017
(DLC) 2017016416
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anton Powell
ISBN: 9781405188692 1405188693
OCLC Number: 981761525
Description: 2 volumes (xviii, xi, 805) : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Notes on Contributors ix Foreword by Paul Cartledge xii Preface xvii PART I Reconstructing Sparta: General 1 1 Sparta: Reconstructing History from Secrecy, Lies and Myth 3Anton Powell 2 Sparta: An Exceptional Domination of State over Society? 29Stephen Hodkinson PART II Origins: From Pre-Classical to Classical Culture 59 3 An Archaeology of Ancient Sparta with Reference to Laconia and Messenia 61William Cavanagh 4 Lykourgos the Spartan Lawgiver : Ancient Beliefs and Modern Scholarship 93Massimo Nafissi 5 Laconian Pottery 124Maria Pipili 6 Laconian Art 154Francise Prost (Translated by James Roy) 7 Pre ]Classical Sparta as Song Culture 177Claude Calame (Translated by James Roy) 8 Luxury, Austerity and Equality in Sparta 202Hans van Wees 9 The Common Messes 236Hans van Wees PART III Political and Military History: The Classical Period and Beyond 269 10 Sparta and the Persian Wars, 499 478 271Marcello Lupi 11 Sparta s Foreign and Internal History 478 403 291Anton Powell 12 The Empire of the Spartans (404 371) 320Francoise Ruze(Translated by Anton Powell) 13 Sparta and the Peloponnese from the Archaic Period to 362 bc 354James Roy 14 From Leuktra to Nabis, 371 192 374Daniel Stewart 15 Sparta in the Roman Period 403Yves Lafond(Translated by Anton Powell) Notes on Contributors ix PART IV Culture, Society and Economy: The Classical Period and Beyond 423 16 Spartan Religion 425Michael A. Flower 17 Kingship: The History, Power, and Prerogatives of the Spartans Divine Dyarchy 452Ellen G. Millender 18 Equality and Distinction within the Spartiate Community 480Philip Davies 19 Spartan Women 500Ellen G. Millender 20 Spartan Education in the Classical Period 525Nicolas Richer (Translated by Anton Powell) 21 Sparta and Athletics 543Paul Christesen 22 Helotage and the Spartan Economy 565Thomas Figueira 23 The Perioikoi 596Jean Ducat(Translated by Anton Powell) 24 Roads and Quarries in Laconia 615Jacqueline Christien (Translated by Christopher Annandale and Anton Powell) 25 Spartan Cultural Memory in the Roman Period 643Nigel M. Kennell PART V Reception of Sparta in Recent Centuries 663 26 The Literary Reception of Sparta in France 665Haydn Mason 27 Reception of Sparta in Germany and German ]Speaking Europe 685Stefan Rebenich 28 Reception of Sparta in North America: Eighteenth to Twenty ]First Centuries 704Sean R. Jensen 29 Sparta and the Imperial Schools of Britain: Comparisons 723Anton Powell Bibliography 760 Index
Series Title: Blackwell companions to the ancient world.
Responsibility: edited by Anton Powell.


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