Debating the Athenian Cultural Revolution: Art, Literature, Philosophy, and Politics 430-380 BC

Debating the Athenian Cultural Revolution: Art, Literature, Philosophy, and Politics 430-380 BC

by Robin Osborne
     
 

This volume examines the changes in Athenian culture at the end of the fifth century BC.See more details below

Overview

This volume examines the changes in Athenian culture at the end of the fifth century BC.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521879163
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/30/2007
Pages:
358
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

1. Tracing cultural revolution in classical Athens Robin Osborne; 2. The nature and implications of Athens' changed social structure and economy Ben Akrigg; 3. Why the Athenians began to curse Esther Eidinow; 4. A new political world Claire Taylor; 5. Cultural change, space, and the politics of commemoration in Athens Julia Shear; 6. The anatomy of metalepsis: visuality turns around on late fifth-century pots Katharina Lorenz; 7. Constructing the late classical sculptor: style and agency in an age of transition Peter Schultz; 8. The politics of precedence: first 'historians' on first 'thalassocrats' Elizabeth Irwin; 9. The form of Plato's Republic Alex Long; 10. Aristophanes' Ecclesiazusae and Plato's Republic Robert Tordoff; 11. Greek tragedy 430–380 BCE Edith Hall; 12. The sound of music: modulations and innovations in drama and dithyramb Amand D'Angour.

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