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A companion to archaic Greek world by Kurt A. Raaflaub, Hans van Wees PDF

By Kurt A. Raaflaub, Hans van Wees

ISBN-10: 0631230459

ISBN-13: 9780631230458

ISBN-10: 1118451384

ISBN-13: 9781118451380

A scientific survey of archaic Greek society and tradition which introduces the reader to quite a lot of new techniques to the interval.

  • The first finished 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 proven themes comparable to tyranny and political reform and more moderen matters like gender and ethnicity
  • Combines debts of ancient advancements with local surveys of archaeological facts and in-depth remedies of chosen themes
  • Explores the influence of jap and different non-Greek cultures within the improvement of Greece
  • Uses archaeological and literary facts to reconstruct wide styles of social and cultural development

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In the period 1987–2008 he was Professor of Ancient History at the University of Freiburg. His research and publications range widely, from archaic, classical, and hellenistic Greece to the Roman republic and empire, from social and political history to the history of political concepts and theories. His main publications include Stasis: Untersuchungen zu den inneren Kriegen in den griechischen Staaten des 5. und 4. Jahrhunderts v. Chr. , 2006). Jonathan M. Hall is the Phyllis Fay Horton Professor in the Humanities, Professor and Chair of Classics, and Professor in the Department of History and the College at the University of Chicago.

8 True, the temptation to take the Trojan War as history is perennial, but the only respectable course has proved to be the drastic one taken by George Grote in 1846, in excluding mythic material from the historical domain altogether. That decision drove him to begin his historical treatment in 776 and thereby to set the convention with which this chapter began. However, the second problem remained, viz. that of combining fragmentary narratives. e. post-480) Greece allows its history to be presented thus, for at a minimum Sparta, Athens, Thebes, Syracuse, Asia Minor, and Macedonia each need focused attention.

Chr. bis 651 n. Chr. , 2001); Das Reich der Achaimeniden. , 2006); Iraniens, Grecs et Romains (2005). John-Paul Wilson is currently Research Development and Training Officer at the Graduate Research School of the University of Worcester, UK. His research interests have focused on early Greek literacy, the alphabet, colonization, trade and exchange, and research student training and development. , 2006), and “Ideologies of Greek Colonization,” in the same volume, 25–58. Preface Nothing seems certain any longer in the study of archaic Greece.

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