House and Society in the Ancient Greek World

House and Society in the Ancient Greek World

by Lisa C. Nevett
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521000254

ISBN-13: 9780521000253

Pub. Date: 05/28/2001

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book considers traditional assumptions about the nature of social relationships in Greek households during the Classical and Hellenistic periods, which draws on archaeological evidence from individual houses rather than textual sources. The focus of the study is the domestic organization of households, particularly the relationships between men and women within…  See more details below

Overview

This book considers traditional assumptions about the nature of social relationships in Greek households during the Classical and Hellenistic periods, which draws on archaeological evidence from individual houses rather than textual sources. The focus of the study is the domestic organization of households, particularly the relationships between men and women within the households, between household members and outsiders, and with the wider social structures of the polis or city state, and how these changed with time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521000253
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2001
Series:
New Studies in Archaeology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Domestic space and ancient Greek society; 2. Approaches to the material record; 3. From pots to people: towards a framework for interpreting the archaeological material; 4. The city of Olynthos: a detailed case-study in domestic organisation; 5. Olynthos in context: houses in northern, central and southern Greece and the Aegean Islands; 6. Regional patterns in domestic organisation: Greek houses from Sicily and southern Italy; 7. House and society in the ancient Greek world.

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