Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexander: The Evidence (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Dec 19, 2011 - History - 176 pages
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With fresh, new translations and extensive introductions and annotations, this sourcebook provides an inclusive and integrated view of Greek history, from Homer to Alexander the Great.New translations of original sources are contextualized by insightful introductions and annotationsIncludes a range of literary, artistic and material evidence from the Homeric, Archaic and Classical AgesFocuses on important developments as well as specific themes to create an integrated perspective on the periodLinks the political and social history of the Greeks to their intellectual accomplishmentsIncludes an up-to-date bibliography of seminal scholarshipAn accompanying website offers additional evidence and explanations, as well as links to useful online resources
  

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In depth review of all things Ancient Greek. Mr. Dinoso rocked this book.

Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments
Greek Weights Measures Coins and the Athenian Calendar
The Evidence for Greek History and Culture
The World of Homer
Tyranny in Athens
Cleisthenes and Athenian Democracy 5087 11 1 Cleisthenesand His Opposition
Gender Sexuality Banquets
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References
Index of Ancient Sources
Copyright

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About the author (2011)

Joseph Roisman is Professor of Classics at Colby College. He has authored and edited several books, among them Brillís Companion to Alexander the Great (2003) and The Rhetoric of Manhood: Masculinity in the Attic Orators (2005).

J.C. Yardley is Emeritus Professor of Classics at the University of Ottawa. He has published extensively on Greek and Roman history and sources. His books include Alexander the Great: Historical Sources in Translation (ed. with Waldemar Heckel, Blackwell, 2004) and many translations of key texts, from Tacitus and Justin to Livy and Quintus Curtius Rufus.

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