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The development of the polis in Archaic Greece

Author: Lynette G Mitchell
Publisher: London [u.a.] : Routledge, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : English : 1. publView all editions and formats

Beyond the historical development of the Greek "polis", the authors of this text ask questions about the civic institutions of ancient Greece as a whole, and their relationships to each other.


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lynette G Mitchell
ISBN: 0415147522 9780415147521
OCLC Number: 231693550
Description: XIII, 232 S. : Kt
Contents: Tables. Figures. Contributors. References. 1. Introduction P.J. Rhodes 2. The Copenhagen Inventory of Polis and the Lex Hafniensis de Civitate Mogens Herman Hansen 3. The 'Origins of the Greek Polis': where should we be looking? John K. Davies 4. The relations of power in the pre-state and early state politics Walter Donlan 5. Soldiers, citizens, and the evolution of the early Greek polis Kurt A. Raaflaub 6. Lopping off the heads: tyrants, politics and the polis John Salmon 7. Law and laws: how do we join up the dots? Robin Osborne 8. The development of Spartan society in the Archaic period Stephen Hodkinson 9. A new solution to the riddle of the Seisachtheia Edward M. Harris 10. A view from the top: evaluating the Solonian property-classes Lin Foxhall 11. New wine in old wineskins: Solon, Arete and the Agathos Lynette G. Mitchell 12. Evaulating the citizen in the Archaic Greek lyric, elegy and inscribed epigram George I.C. Robertson 13. Themis: religion and order in the Archaic polis Emma J. Stafford 14. The archaeology of sanctuaries in early Iron Age and Archaic Ethne: a preliminary view Catherine Morgan 15. The nature of Greek overseas settlements in the Archaic period: Emporion or Apoikia? John-Paul Wilson 16. Servius Tullius, Cleisthenes and the emergence of the polis in central Italy Christopher Smith Bibliography. Index.
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"Sixteen interesting essays based on papers delivered at a 1995 conference in Durham."-"Religious Studies Review

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