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Spartan Society
     

Spartan Society

by Thomas J. Figueira
 

This is the fifth volume from the International Sparta Seminar, in the series founded by Anton Powell and Stephen Hodkinson. Thomas J. Figueira is here the editor of sixteen papers; fifteen are new, the other is newly translated from the French. Among the authors are most of the world's leading authorities on the history of Sparta. There are particular

Overview

This is the fifth volume from the International Sparta Seminar, in the series founded by Anton Powell and Stephen Hodkinson. Thomas J. Figueira is here the editor of sixteen papers; fifteen are new, the other is newly translated from the French. Among the authors are most of the world's leading authorities on the history of Sparta. There are particular concentrations of papers on Spartan women; the economy of Sparta; helots and Messenians; Xenophon and Sparta; and the modern reception of Sparta.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780954384579
Publisher:
Classical Press of Wales, The
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Pages:
389
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.17(h) x 1.07(d)

Meet the Author

Thomas J. Figueira was born on Broadway in Manhattan in 1948 and educated in the public schools of New York City and Poughkeepsie, New York. He received his Ph.D in Ancient History from the University of Pennsylvania in 1977. He is the author of Aegina (1981), Athens and Aigina in the Age of Imperial Colonization (1991), Excursions in Epichoric History (1993), The Power of Money: Coinage and Politics in the Athenian Empire (1998), co-author of Wisdom from the Ancients (2001), and co-editor of Theognis of Megara: Poetry and the Polis (1985). He has written numerous articles, chapters, contributions, and reviews.

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