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A companion to the classical Greek world

Author: Konrad H Kinzl
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2006.
Series: Blackwell companions to the ancient world., Ancient history.
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"This Companion provides scholarly yet accessible new interpretations of Greek history of the Classical period, from the aftermath of the Persian Wars in 478 B.C. to the death of Alexander the Great in 323 B.C. Topics covered range from the political and institutional structures of Greek society, to literature, art, economics, society, warfare, geography and the environment Discusses the problems of interpreting the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Konrad H Kinzl
ISBN: 9780631230144 0631230149 9781444334128 1444334123
OCLC Number: 60340918
Description: xviii, 606 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: The Classical Age as a historical epoch / Uwe Walter --
The literary sources / P.J. Rhodes --
The non-literary written sources / P.J. Rhodes --
The contribution of the non-written sources / Björn Forsén --
Athens, Sparta and the wider world / Roger Brock --
Aegean Greece / Kai Brodersen --
The central and northern Balkan peninsula / Zofia Halina Archibald --
The Greek cities of the Black Sea / Stanley M. Burstein --
Western Greece (Magna Graecia) / Peter Funke --
Beyond Magna Graecia: Greeks and non-Greeks in France, Spain and Italy / Kathryn Lomas --
The eastern Mediterranean and beyond: the relations between the worlds of the "Greek" and "non-Greek" civilizations / Robert Rollinger --
The natural environment / J. Donald Hughes --
Environments and landscapes of Greek culture / Lin Foxhall. The economic realities / G.J. Oliver --
Religious practice and belief / Emily Kearns --
Citizens, foreigners and slaves in Greek society / Nick Fisher --
Women and ethnicity in classical Greece: changing the paradigms / Sarah B. Pomeroy --
Greek government / Lynette G. Mitchell --
Democracy / Kurt A. Raaflaub --
Law and rhetoric: community justice in Athenian courts / Robert W. Wallace --
The organization of knowledge / Susan Prince --
From classical to Hellenistic art / Steven Lattimore --
Warfare in the Classical Age / John W.I. Lee --
The Greek world, 478-432 / Thomas Harrison --
The Peloponnesian War and its aftermath / Karl-Wilhelm Welwei --
The Greek world, 371-336 / Bruce LaForse --
The conquests of Alexander the Great / Waldemar Heckel.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to the ancient world., Ancient history.
Responsibility: edited by Konrad H. Kinzl.
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