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War, Democracy and Culture in Classical Athens

Dr. David Pritchard - History - 2010 - 460 pages
Analyses how the democracy of the classical Athenians revolutionized military practices and underwrote their unprecedented commitment to war-making.
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Children and Childhood in Classical Athens

Mark Golden - History - 1993 - 268 pages
"Mark Golden has produced a superb book, an important substantive and methodological contribution to the social history of ancient Athens and a model for comparable studies ...
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Oral Tradition and Written Record in Classical Athens

Rosalind Thomas - Foreign Language Study - 1989 - 321 pages
Scholars are becoming increasingly aware that, despite its written literature, ancient Greece was in many aspects an oral society. In the first major attempt to study the ...
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Law, Violence, and Community in Classical Athens

David Cohen - History - 1995 - 214 pages
This book examines the legal regulation of violence and the role of litigation in Athenian society. Using comparative anthropological and historical perspectives, David Cohen ...
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Greed and Injustice in Classical Athens

Ryan Krieger Balot - History - 2001 - 291 pages
In this original and rewarding combination of intellectual and political history, Ryan Balot offers a thorough historical and sociological interpretation of classical Athens ...
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Performance Culture and Athenian Democracy

Simon Goldhill, Robin Osborne - History - 1999 - 417 pages
This 1999 book discusses the ways performance is central to the practice and ideology of Athenian democracy.
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Republics Ancient and Modern, Volume 2

Paul Anthony Rahe - History - 1994 - 404 pages
Republics Ancient and Modern, Volume I: The Ancien Regime in Classical Greece"
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Citizens on Stage: Comedy and Political Culture in the Athenian Democracy

James F. McGlew - History - 2002 - 239 pages
Ancient Greek comedy did more than raise a laugh, it was also a social and political comment on Athenian life. McGlew's study examines the ways in which political ambitions and ...
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Classical Athens and the Delphic Oracle: Divination and Democracy

Hugh Bowden - History - 2005 - 188 pages
The Delphic Oracle was where, according to Greek tradition, Apollo would speak through his priestesses. This work explores the importance placed on consultations at Delphi by ...
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