Early Greece: Second Edition / Edition 2

Early Greece: Second Edition / Edition 2

by Oswyn Murray
     
 

Murray traces the emergence of urbanisation and social and political structures from the Mycenean and legendary origins of Greece through to the Persian Wars.See more details below

Overview

Murray traces the emergence of urbanisation and social and political structures from the Mycenean and legendary origins of Greece through to the Persian Wars.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674221321
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
10/01/1993
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to First Edition (1980)1
Preface to Second Edition (1993)2
IMyth, History and Archaeology5
IISources16
IIIThe End of the Dark Age: the Aristocracy35
IVThe End of the Dark Age: the Community55
VEuboean Society and Trade69
VIThe Orientalizing Period81
VIIColonization102
VIIIWarfare and the New Morality124
IXTyranny137
XSparta and the Hoplite State159
XIAthens and Social Justice181
XIILife Styles: the Aristocracy201
XIIILife Styles: the Economy220
XIVThe Coming of the Persians246
XVThe Leadership of Greece: Sparta and Athens262
XVIThe Great Persian War288
Maps302
Date chart309
Primary sources315
Further reading319
General index343

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