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Freedom in the ancient world

Author: Herbert J Muller
Publisher: New York : Harper, ©1961.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Muller follows the evolution of the concept of freedom from neolithic times through the Minoans, Persians Phoenicians, Hebrews, Greeks, and Romans to the early Christian break with the classical world.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Muller, Herbert Joseph, 1905-
Freedom in the ancient world.
New York, Harper [1961]
(OCoLC)599978399
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert J Muller
OCLC Number: 387894
Description: 360 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The beginnings. The evolution of man ; The Neolithic revolution ; The rise of civilization --
The early civilizations. The basic mentality ; The basic pattern of the sacred monarchy ; The effects on creativity --
The spread of civilization. The ways and means of diffusion ; The Minoan civilization ; The coming of the "Aryans" ; The growth of empire --
The ferment of the first millennium B.C. The Iron Age ; The Persian empire ; The Phoenicians ; The "axial period" --
The uniqueness of Israel. The early history of the Hebrews ; The unique ideals ; The issues of freedom ; The later history of the Jews --
The uniqueness of Greece. The birth of freedom ; Homer : the distinctive mentality ; The polis and its culture ; The golden age of Athens --
The failure of classical Greece. The immediate causes ; Interlude : the deeper issues ; The response of the philosophers : Plato and Aristotle --
The Hellenistic aftermath. The creative achievements ; The losses in freedom --
The Roman empire. Myth and reality ; The rise and fall of the republic ; The grandeur of the empire ; The decline and fall ; The relation to freedom --
The triumph of Christianity. The basic ambiguities ; The break with the classical world ; The indebtedness to classical culture ; The costs of success ; Epitome : City of God --
Epilogue : the Byzantine empire.
Responsibility: Herbert J. Muller.

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Muller follows the evolution of the concept of freedom from neolithic times through the Minoans, Persians Phoenicians, Hebrews, Greeks, and Romans to the early Christian break with the classical world.

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