Hellenistic and Roman Sparta / Edition 2

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Overview

In this new edition, Paul Cartledge and Antony Spawforth have taken account of recent finds and scholarship to revise and update their authoritative overview of later Spartan history, and of the social, political, economic and cultural changes in the Spartan community.
This original and compelling account is especially significant in challenging the conventional misperception of Spartan 'decline' after the loss of her status as a great power on the battlefield in 371 BC.
The book's focus on a frequently overlooked period makes it important not only for those interested specifically in Sparta, but also for all those concerned with Hellenistic Greece, and with the life of Greece and other Greek-speaking provinces under non-Roman rule.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415262774
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/7/2001
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 328
  • Age range: 18 years
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Maps
Pt. I Hellenistic Sparta
1 In the shadow of empire: Mantinea to Chaeronea 3
2 Resistance to Macedon: the revolt of Agis III 16
3 The new Hellenism of Areus I 28
4 Reform - or revolution? Agis IV and Cleomenes III 38
5 Sparta between Achaea and Rome: the rule of Nabis 59
6 Sparta from Achaea to Rome (188-146 B.C.) 80
Pt. II Roman Sparta
7 Sparta between sympolity and municipality 93
8 Sparta in the Greek renaissance 105
9 Pagans and Christians: Sparta in late antiquity 120
10 The Roman city and its territory 127
11 Local government I: machinery and functions 143
12 Local government II: the social and economic base 160
13 High culture and agonistic festivals 176
14 The image of tradition 190
15 Epilogue: Sparta from late antiquity to the Middle Ages 213
App. I The monuments of Roman Sparta 216
App. II Catalogues of magistrates 226
App. III Hereditary tendencies in the Curial Class 230
App. IV Foreign agonistai at Sparta 232
Notes 234
Bibliographical appendix 268
Bibliographicals addenda to the second edition 272
Bibliography 276
Abbreviations 298
General index 299
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