The Ancient World: Readings in Social and Cultural History / Edition 3

The Ancient World: Readings in Social and Cultural History / Edition 3

by D. Brendan Nagle
     
 

This collection of scholarly readings focuses on the social and cultural history of the Ancient Near East, Greece, and Rome, and is designed to encourage readers to examine issues pertaining to a broad range of themes by analyzing selections from history.

Covering a wide variety of social and cultural concerns–ranging from marriage, family, war, and

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This collection of scholarly readings focuses on the social and cultural history of the Ancient Near East, Greece, and Rome, and is designed to encourage readers to examine issues pertaining to a broad range of themes by analyzing selections from history.

Covering a wide variety of social and cultural concerns–ranging from marriage, family, war, and religion, to political culture, slavery and entertainment–the selected readings are arranged by subject within a general chronological framework, providing a broad overview of life in the Ancient World. This volume is the companion reader to Nagle's The Ancient World: A Social and Cultural History, 6/e.

A must-have collection of readings for anyone interested in ancient culture, history, and civilization.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131930407
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
06/10/2005
Series:
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Edition description:
3RD
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.98(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

1. Temples and Priests.
2. Palaces and Kings.
3. Daily Life.
4. Origin and Spread of the Polis System.
5. Warfare and the Polis.
6. The Crisis of the Archaic Polis.
7. Husbands, Wives, and Slaves: The Domestic Foundation of the Polis.
8. Empire and Democracy: The Classical Polis.
9. The Hellenistic Age.
10. Political Culture of the Roman Republic.
11. War and Warfare.
12. Society and Culture in the Republic.
13. The Roman Revolution.
14. The Roman Peace.
15. Society and Culture in the Roman Empire.
16. The Transformed Empire.

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