Geometric Greece: 900-700 B.C. / Edition 2

Geometric Greece: 900-700 B.C. / Edition 2

by J.N. Coldstream, Coldstream J. N.
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415298989

ISBN-13: 9780415298988

Pub. Date: 10/22/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Provides the only detailed archaeological survey of the ninth and eighth century BC - an astonishingly creative era in Greek history.  See more details below

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Provides the only detailed archaeological survey of the ninth and eighth century BC - an astonishingly creative era in Greek history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415298988
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/22/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
456
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to Second Edition3
Preface to First Edition4
Maps and Plans8
Acknowledgements9
Abbreviations12
Introduction17
IThe Passing of the Dark Ages, c.900-770 B.C.
1Isolation: The Early Ninth Century25
2The Awakening in the Mid-Ninth Century55
3Consolidation: Late Ninth to Early Eighth Century73
IIThe Greek Renaissance, c.770-700 B.C.: Regional Survey
4Athens and Attica109
5The Argolid, Arcadia, Laconia, and Messenia140
6Corinth and West Greece167
7Euboea, Boeotia, Thessaly, and the Cyclades191
8Italy and Sicily: Trade and Colonies221
9Eastern Greece and Anatolia246
10Crete271
IIILife in Eighth-Century Greece
11The Recovery of Literacy295
12Towns and Villages303
13Sanctuaries, Gods, and Votives317
14Recollection of a Heroic Past341
15Oriental Influences358
16Epilogue367
17Supplement371
Glossary416
Bibliography and Site Index418
General Index443

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