Early Greek Political Thought from Homer to the Sophists

Early Greek Political Thought from Homer to the Sophists

by Michael Gagarin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521431921

ISBN-13: 9780521431927

Pub. Date: 04/28/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Including the works of more than thirty authors, this edition of early Greek writings on social and political issues includes the origin of human society and law; the nature of justice and good government; the distribution of power among genders and social classes.  See more details below

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Including the works of more than thirty authors, this edition of early Greek writings on social and political issues includes the origin of human society and law; the nature of justice and good government; the distribution of power among genders and social classes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521431927
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2003
Series:
Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought Series
Pages:
382
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.98(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Principal dates
Bibliographical note
Glossary
Table of equivalents
Pt. IEarly poetry
Homer3
Hesiod9
Archilochus21
Tyrtaeus23
Solon25
Theognis31
Hymn to Hephaestus35
Simonides36
Xenophanes38
Pindar40
Pt. IITragedy
Aeschylus43
Sophocles50
Euripides60
Other tragic fragments73
Pt. IIIHistory and folklore
Herodotus77
Thucydides86
The Old Oligarch133
Aesop145
Pt. IVPhilosophy and science
Heraclitus151
Democritus156
Medical writers from the Hippocratic corpus164
Antisthenes167
Pt. VSophists
Protagoras173
Gorgias190
Prodicus210
Hippias215
Antiphon218
Thrasymachus254
Evenus257
Critias259
Lycophron275
Alcidamas276
Anonymus Iamblichi290
Dissoi Logoi296
From unknown authors309
Index313

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