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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 methods to the interval.

  • The first finished and available survey of advancements within the learn of archaic Greece
  • Places Greek society of c.750-480 BCE in its chronological and geographical context
  • Gives equivalent emphasis to demonstrated themes similar to tyranny and political reform and more moderen topics like gender and ethnicity
  • Combines debts of historic advancements with local surveys of archaeological facts and in-depth remedies of chosen themes
  • Explores the impression 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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3 (a) An Athenian black-figure amphora of the so-called Tyrrhenian type, ca. 560 BC; (b) an Athenian red-figure plate by Paseas, ca. 5 (a) Two sides of a silver stater from Teos, dated to ca. 1 Symposium, featuring a cuirass and two helmets behind the diners, Middle Corinthian krater, Athana Painter, ca. 2 Boeotian symposium: Boeotian kantharos of ca. 2 Boxers and umpires, red-figure kylix, Triptolemos painter, ca. 3 Literacy: Crete Contributors Carla M. Antonaccio is Professor of Archaeology and Chair of Classical Studies at Duke University.

Peter W. Rose is Professor of Classics at Miami University of Ohio. His main academic interests are Greek literature, history, literary theory, and film. He is the author of Sons of the Gods, Children of Earth: Ideology and Literary Form in Ancient Greece (1992). 1 (2006) 101–36. James Roy is Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Humanities at the University of Nottingham, where he taught for many years before his retirement. His research interests are Greek social and institutional history, the Greek countryside, and the local history and archaeology of Arkadia and Elis.

Sparta: New Perspectives (1999): 245–72; β€œThe Great Rhetra (Plut. Lyc. ” In L. Foxhall, H. J. Gehrke, and N. ), Intentionale Geschichte: Spinning Time (forthcoming). Thomas Heine Nielsen is Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Ancient Greek in the Section for Greek and Latin in the Saxo Institute at the University of Copenhagen. In 2003 he was awarded the prize for young scholars for research in the Humanities by the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters. His publications include Arkadia and Its Poleis in the Archaic and Classical Periods (2002); Olympia and the Classical Hellenic City-state Culture (2007), and a co-edited volume, An Inventory of Archaic and Classical Poleis (2004).

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