University of Chicago readings in Western civilization. 1, The Greek polis (Audiobook on CD, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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University of Chicago readings in Western civilization. 1, The Greek polis

Author: A W H Adkins; Peter White
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2008.
Series: University of Chicago readings in Western civilization, 1.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
Summary:
[This series offers] students and teachers a unique selection of primary documents, many in new translations. [It] includes rarely anthologized selections as well as standard, more familiar texts; a bibliography of recommended parallel readings; and introductions providing background for the selections. Beginning with Periclean Athens and concluding with twentieth-century Europe, these source materials enable  Read more...
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: A W H Adkins; Peter White
OCLC Number: 252293120
Notes: Originally published: Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press, ©1986.
Description: 1 audio disc ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Homer: Assembly at Ithaca, Odysssey, book 2 / Homer; Shield of Achilles, Iliad, 18.617-617 / Homer --
Tyrtaeus, Solon, Theognis: Exhortation to the young Hoplite, Tyrtaeus 10w, poem / Tyrtaeus; Eunomia and Dusnomia, Solon 4w, poem / Solon; Social upheaval, Theognis 53-68w, poem / Theognis --
Pindar: Sixth Nemean ode / Pindar --
Herodotus: Installation of the Pisistratid tyranny, from History 1.59-63 / Herodotus; Debate in Persia about constitutions, from History 3.80-84 / Herodotus --
Old Oligarch : Athenian constitution / Old Oligarch --
Aristophanes: Wasps / Aristophanes --
Lysias: On the killing of Eratosthenes / Lysias --
Demosthenes: Oration against Eubulides / Demosthenes --
Plato: Apology ; Crito / Plato --
Aristotle: Constitution of Athens ; economics, book 1 / Aristotle --
Epicurus: Letter to Menoeceus / Epicurus --
Epictetus: Encheiridion / Epictetus.
Series Title: University of Chicago readings in Western civilization, 1.
Responsibility: edited by Arthur W.H. Adkins and Peter White.

Abstract:

[This series offers] students and teachers a unique selection of primary documents, many in new translations. [It] includes rarely anthologized selections as well as standard, more familiar texts; a bibliography of recommended parallel readings; and introductions providing background for the selections. Beginning with Periclean Athens and concluding with twentieth-century Europe, these source materials enable teachers and students to explore a variety of critical approaches to important events and themes in Western history. [It also] provide[s] essential background reading for courses covering specific eras and periods. [It] is ideal for general courses in history and Western civilization sequences.-Back cover.

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