Greece in the Making 1200-479 BC / Edition 2

Greece in the Making 1200-479 BC / Edition 2

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by Robin Osborne
     
 

"The challenge that faces the student of archaic Greece is this: how to understand the small communities of men and women scattered over mainland Greece, the Greek islands, the coast of Asia Minor, and, before long, over the coasts of Sicily, south Italy, and the Black Sea too, developed from the low level of organisation and poverty of ...See more details below

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"The challenge that faces the student of archaic Greece is this: how to understand the small communities of men and women scattered over mainland Greece, the Greek islands, the coast of Asia Minor, and, before long, over the coasts of Sicily, south Italy, and the Black Sea too, developed from the low level of organisation and poverty of ...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415469920
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/23/2009
Series:
Routledge History of the Ancient World Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
492,941
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
List of texts
Preface
List of abbreviations
1The Traditions of History1
2The Problem of Beginnings19
3Setting the Stage53
4Forming Communities: The Eighth Century BC70
5The World of Hesiod and of Homer137
6Reforming Communities: The Seventh Century161
7The Greek World in 600 BC215
8Inter-Relating Cities: The Short Sixth Century (600-520 BC)243
9The Transformation of Archaic Greece 520-479 BC792
Epilogue351
Bibliographical notes356
Index379

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