Archaic Greece: New Approaches and New Evidence

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N. R. Nicolas Ralph Edmund Fisher, Hans Van Wees, Deborah Dickmann Boedeker
Duckworth The Classical Press of Wales, 1998 - History - 464 pages
Fourteen essays offering: Reinterpretation of archaeological material (I. Morris); Lakonian artistic production (A. Powell); Lakonian vase-painting (A. Powell); Iconography of Athena (A. Villing); Fresh interpretations of texts from Homer and hesiod to the new Simonides (K. Raaflaub et al); Greek settlement in the West (R. Osborne); Archaic naval developments (P. de Souza); Archaic trade in the Mediterranean (L. Foxhall); Literacy and Lawmaking in Crete (J. Whitley); Display of weapons (H. van Wees).

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Hans van Wees is Reader in Ancient History at University College London. He is the author of Status Warriors: war, violence, and society in Homer and history (1992), joint editor, with Nick Fisher, of Archaic Greece: new approaches and new evidence (1998), and editor of War and Violence in Ancient Greece (2001).

Deborah Boedeker is Professor of Classics at Brown University and Joint Director of the Center for Hellenic Studies.

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