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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 18 June 2010
  • ISBN : 9781136991387
  • Page : 624 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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In this revised edition, Matthew Dillon and Lynda Garland have expanded the chronological range of Ancient Greece to include the Greek world of the fourth century. The sourcebook now ranges from the first lines of Greek literature to the death of Alexander the Great, covering all of the main historical periods and social phenomena of ancient Greece. The material is taken from a variety of sources: historians, inscriptions, graffiti, law codes, epitaphs, decrees, drama and poetry. It includes the major literary authors, but also covers a wide selection of writers, including many non-Athenian authors. Whilst focusing on the main cities of ancient Greece - Athens and Sparta- the sourcebook also draws on a wide range of material concerning the Greeks in Egypt, Italy, Sicily, Asia Minor and the Black Sea. Ancient Greece covers not only the chronological, political history of ancient Greece, but also explores the full spectrum of Greek life through topics such as gender, social class, race and labour. This revised edition includes: Two completely new chapters - "The Rise of Macedon" and "Alexander ′the Great′, 336-323" BC New material in the chapters on The City-State, Religion in the Greek World, Tyrants and Tyranny, The Peloponnesian War and its Aftermath, Labour: Slaves, Serfs and Citizens, and Women, Sexuality and the Family It is structured so that: Thematically arranged chapters arranged allow students to build up gradually knowledge of the ancient Greek world Introductory essays to each chapter give necessary background to understand topic areas Linking commentaries help students understand the source extracts and what they reveal about the ancient Greeks Ancient Greece: Social and Historical Documents from Archaic Times to the Death of Alexander the Great. Third Edition, will continue to be a definitive collection of source material on the society and culture of the Greeks.

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Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece
  • Author : Matthew Dillon,Lynda Garland
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2010-06-18
  • ISBN : 9781136991387
DOWNLOAD BOOKAncient Greece

In this revised edition, Matthew Dillon and Lynda Garland have expanded the chronological range of Ancient Greece to include the Greek world of the fourth century. The sourcebook now ranges from the first lines of Greek literature to the death of Alexander the Great, covering all of the main historical periods and social phenomena of ancient Greece. The material is taken from a variety of sources: historians, inscriptions, graffiti, law codes, epitaphs, decrees, drama and poetry. It includes the major

Ancient Greece

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  • Author : Jeremy McInerney
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018-01-03
  • ISBN : 0500293376
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Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece
  • Author : Sarah B. Pomeroy
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2012
  • ISBN : 0199846049
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Revised and updated throughout, the third edition of Ancient Greece presents the political, social, cultural, and economic history and civilization of ancient Greece in all its complexity and variety. Written by five leading authorities on the classical world, this captivating study covers the entire period from the Bronze Age through the Hellenistic Era. FEATURES * New! Extensively revised coverage of early Greece by new coauthor David Tandy * New! A revised art program that includes two eight-page color inserts (one new to

The Ancient Greeks

The Ancient Greeks
  • Author : Matthew Dillon,Lynda Garland
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2012
  • ISBN : 0415471443
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"The Ancient Greeks: History and Culture from Archaic Times to the Death of Alexander offers students a comprehensive introduction to the history and culture of the ancient Greek world 800-323 BC. The Ancient Greeks moves beyond political history to include social sections on women, religion and slaves. Including illustrations, maps, a chronological table and close referencing to Ancient Greece: Social and Historical Documents from Archaic Times to the Death of Alexander, this book will provide support for courses in ancient

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Ancient Greece at Work
  • Author : G. Glotz
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-07-04
  • ISBN : 9781136195655
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Originally published between 1920-1970,The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize the most up to date findings and theories of historians, anthropologists, archaeologists and sociologists. This reprinted material is available as a set or in the following groupings: * Prehistory and Historical Ethnography Set of 12: 0

Cave and Worship in Ancient Greece

Cave and Worship in Ancient Greece
  • Author : Stella Katsarou,Alexander Nagel
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-12-30
  • ISBN : 9781000296136
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Cave and Worship in Ancient Greece brings together a series of stimulating chapters contributing to the archaeology and our modern understanding of the character and importance of cave sanctuaries in the fi rst millennium BCE Mediterranean. Written by emerging and established archaeologists and researchers, the book employs a fascinating and wide range of approaches and methodologies to investigate, and interpret material assemblages from cave shrines, many of which are introduced here for the fi rst time. An introductory section explores

Gods of Ancient Greece

Gods of Ancient Greece
  • Author : Jan N. Bremmer
  • Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-07-30
  • ISBN : 9780748642892
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This collection offers a fresh look at the nature and development of the Greek gods in the period from Homer until Late Antiquity The Greek gods are still very much present in modern consciousness. Although Apollo and Dionysos, Artemis and Aphrodite, Zeus and Hermes are household names, it is much less clear what these divinities meant and stood for in ancient Greece. In fact, they have been very much neglected in modern scholarship. Bremmer and Erskine bring together a team

Introducing the Ancient Greeks

Introducing the Ancient Greeks
  • Author : Edith Hall
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2015-04-02
  • ISBN : 9781847922588
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Who were the ancient Greeks? They gave us democracy, philosophy, poetry, rational science, the joke. But what was it that enabled them to achieve so much? The ancient Greeks were a geographically disparate people whose civilization lasted over twenty centuries - and that made us who we are today. And here Edith Hall gives us a revelatory way of viewing this scattered people, identifying ten unique personality traits that she shows to be unique and central to the widespread ancient