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The discovery of freedom in ancient Greece

Author: Kurt A Raaflaub
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and updated from the GermanView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kurt A Raaflaub
ISBN: 0226701018 9780226701011
OCLC Number: 1076617555
Notes: Preface.
1. Introduction. p. 1. Introduction.
1.1. Objectives and State of Research. p. 1. Objectives and State of Research.
1.2. History of Concepts: Approaches and Methodology. p. 5. History of Concepts: Approaches and Methodology.
1.3. Evidence: Value and Limitations. p. 9. Evidence: Value and Limitations.
1.4. "Greek" Concept of Freedom?. p. 13. "Greek" Concept of Freedom?
1.5. Plurality of Statuses and the Value of Freedom. p. 14. Plurality of Statuses and the Value of Freedom.
1.6. Thematic and Chronological Limits. p. 17. Thematic and Chronological Limits.
1.7. Doulos and Eleutheros in Greek Bronze Age Society. p. 19. Doulos and Eleutheros in Greek Bronze Age Society.
2. Awareness of Freedom in Archaic Greek Society. p. 23. Awareness of Freedom in Archaic Greek Society.
2.1. Eleutheros and Doulos in the Archaic Period. p. 23. Eleutheros and Doulos in the Archaic Period.
2.2. Limited Value of Freedom in Early Greek Society. p. 29. Limited Value of Freedom in Early Greek Society.
2.3. Political Awareness of Freedom: Beginnings in Solonian Athens. p. 45. Political Awareness of Freedom: Beginnings in Solonian Athens.
3. Emergence of the Political Concepts of Freedom. p. 58. Emergence of the Political Concepts of Freedom.
3.1. Polis Independence and the Persian Wars. p. 58. Polis Independence and the Persian Wars.
3.2. Tyranny and the Citizen's Freedom in the Polis. p. 89. Tyranny and the Citizen's Freedom in the Polis.
3.3. Reflections in the Religious Sphere: The Cult of Zeus Eleutherios. p. 102. Reflections in the Religious Sphere: The Cult of Zeus Eleutherios.
4. Concept of Freedom after the Persian Wars: Its Meaning and Differentiation in Interstate Relations. p. 118. Concept of Freedom after the Persian Wars: Its Meaning and Differentiation in Interstate Relations.
4.1. Contemporary Expectations and the Rise of the Athenian Empire. p. 118. Contemporary Expectations and the Rise of the Athenian Empire.
4.2. Freedom and Servitude of a Polis: Terminology and Definitions. p. 128. Freedom and Servitude of a Polis: Terminology and Definitions.
4.3. Emergence and Meaning of the Concept of Autonomia. p. 147. Emergence and Meaning of the Concept of Autonomia.
4.4. Polis Freedom: A Concept of Relative Value. p. 160. Polis Freedom: A Concept of Relative Value.
5. "Freedom" in Ideology and Propaganda. p. 166. "Freedom" in Ideology and Propaganda.
5.1. Athens: Freedom Justifies Domination. p. 166. Athens: Freedom Justifies Domination.
5.2. Athenian Concept of Absolute Freedom. p. 181. Athenian Concept of Absolute Freedom.
5.3. Sparta's Freedom Propaganda. p. 193. Sparta's Freedom Propaganda.
6. Meaning and Function of Freedom within the Polis. p. 203. Meaning and Function of Freedom within the Polis.
6.1. Freedom and Democracy. p. 203. Freedom and Democracy.
6.2. Freedom in Democracy and in Oligarchy. p. 225. Freedom in Democracy and in Oligarchy.
6.3. Conclusions. p. 247. Conclusions.
7. Summary and Final Considerations. p. 250. Summary and Final Considerations.
7.1. Summary. p. 250. Summary.
7.2. Characteristics of the Greek Concept of Freedom. p. 265. Characteristics of the Greek Concept of Freedom.
Abbreviations. p. 279.
Notes. p. 283.
Index of Terms. p. 407.
Index of Selected Ancient Sources. p. 411.
General Index. p. 413.
Description: xii, 420 pages ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Die entdeckung der Freiheit.
Responsibility: Kurt Raaflaub ; translation by Renate Franciscono ; revised by the author.

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