By Kurt A. Raaflaub, Hans van Wees
A scientific survey of archaic Greek society and tradition which introduces the reader to quite a lot of new ways to the period.
- The first accomplished and available survey of advancements within the research of archaic Greece
- Places Greek society of c.750-480 BCE in its chronological and geographical context
- Gives equivalent emphasis to validated subject matters equivalent to tyranny and political reform and more recent matters like gender and ethnicity
- Combines bills of ancient advancements with nearby surveys of archaeological proof and in-depth remedies of chosen themes
- Explores the effect of jap and different non-Greek cultures within the improvement of Greece
- Uses archaeological and literary facts to reconstruct vast styles of social and cultural development
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29 (1872 III: 321). 12 Cf. Lenschau’s excellent summary (1905: 155–68), with Christ 1972: 286–333, Calder and Demandt 1990, and Ampolo 1997: 90–3 for the universal historians von Ranke and Eduard Meyer. 13 Lenschau 1905: 186–7; Bleicken 1989: 122–7; Chambers 1990; briefly Ampolo 1997: 95. 14 Cf. Christ 1972: 248–85. 1; 94. Not that Beloch was alone: Dinsmoor’s early account of the origins of Greek monumental architecture (1927: chs. 1–2) is equally “Aryan,” as noted by Wright 2003: 39. 16 Beloch 1926: 65–76 and 245–53.
90 It remains to be seen whether such constructive subversion can also be extended to what still dominates, a reluctance to locate “archaic” “Greece” fully in a comparative perspective. NOTES 1 Jeffery 1976: 24; but fifth-century authors saw things differently (Bichler 2004a). 2 The comparison, amounting to an interpretative analysis worked out in detail, was made in different ways a century ago by Meyer and Beloch, and was explicit in Ure 1922. Cf. also Burn 1965: 35 ff. 3 Heuss 1946; 1981; I.
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A Companion to Archaic Greece by Kurt A. Raaflaub, Hans van Wees