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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.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  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: Vol. I --
Foreword / Paul Cartledge ; Preface / Anton Powell ; PART I Reconstructing Sparta: General. 1 Sparta: Reconstructing History from Secrecy, Lies and Myth / Anton Powell ; 2 Sparta: An Exceptional Domination of State over Society? / Stephen Hodkinson ; PART II Origins: From Pre-Classical to Classical Culture. 3 An Archaeology of Ancient Sparta with Reference to Laconia and Messenia / William Cavanagh ; 4 Lykourgos the Spartan ?Lawgiver?: Ancient Beliefs and Modern Scholarship / Massimo Nafissi ; 5 Laconian Pottery / Maria Pipili ; 6 Laconian Art / Francise Prost (Translated by James Roy) ; 7 Pre{u0081}-Classical Sparta as Song Culture / Claude Calame (Translated by James Roy) ; 8 Luxury, Austerity and Equality in Sparta / Hans van Wees ; 9 The Common Messes / Hans van Wees ; PART III Political and Military History: The Classical Period and Beyond. 10 Sparta and the Persian Wars, 499{u2013}478 / Marcello Lupi ; 11 Sparta{u2019}s Foreign {u2013} and Internal {u2013} History 478{u2013}403 / Anton Powell ; 12 The Empire of the Spartans (404{u2013}371) / Françoise Ruzé (Translated by Anton Powell) ; 13 Sparta and the Peloponnese from the Archaic Period to 362 bc / James Roy ; 14 From Leuktra to Nabis, 371{u2013}192 / Daniel Stewart ; 15 Sparta in the Roman Period / Yves Lafond (Translated by Anton Powell) ; Vol. II --
PART IV Culture, Society and Economy: The Classical Period and Beyond. 16 Spartan Religion / Michael A. Flower ; 17 Kingship: The History, Power, and Prerogatives of the Spartans{u2019} {u2018}Divine{u2019} Dyarchy / Ellen G. Millender ; 18 Equality and Distinction within the Spartiate Community / Philip Davies ; 19 Spartan Women / Ellen G. Millender ; 20 Spartan Education in the Classical Period / Nicolas Richer (Translated by Anton Powell) ; 21 Sparta and Athletics / Paul Christesen ; 22 Helotage and the Spartan Economy / Thomas Figueira ; 23 The Perioikoi / Jean Ducat (Translated by Anton Powell) ; 24 Roads and Quarries in Laconia / Jacqueline Christien (Translated by Christopher Annandale and Anton Powell) ; 25 Spartan Cultural Memory in the Roman Period / Nigel M. Kennell ; PART V Reception of Sparta in Recent Centuries. 26 The Literary Reception of Sparta in France / Haydn Mason ; 27 Reception of Sparta in Germany and German{u0081}-Speaking Europe / Stefan Rebenich ; 28 Reception of Sparta in North America: Eighteenth to Twenty{u0081}-First Centuries / Sean R. Jensen ; 29 Sparta and the Imperial Schools of Britain: Comparisons / Anton Powell.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to the ancient world.
Responsibility: edited by Anton Powell.

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