Money and the Early Greek Mind: Homer, Philosophy, Tragedy / Edition 1

Money and the Early Greek Mind: Homer, Philosophy, Tragedy / Edition 1

by Richard Seaford
     
 

An original theory that connects the development of coinage to the origins of rational philosophy in ancient Greece.See more details below

Overview

An original theory that connects the development of coinage to the origins of rational philosophy in ancient Greece.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521539920
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/31/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
929,909
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction
Pt. IThe genesis of coined money
2Homeric transactions
3Sacrifice and distribution
4Greece and the Ancient Near East
5Greek money
6The preconditions of coinage
7The earliest coins
8The features of money
Pt. IIThe making of metaphysics
9Did politics produce philosophy?
10Anaximander and Xenophanes
11The many and the one
12Heraclitus and Parmenides
13Pythagoreanism and Protagoras
14Individualisation
AppMoney in the Early Ancient Near East

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