Class in Archaic Greece

Class in Archaic Greece

by Peter W. Rose

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ISBN-13: 9781108459266
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/10/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x (d)

About the Author

Peter W. Rose is a Professor of Classics at Miami University, Ohio. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University, Massachusetts and taught at Yale University, Connecticut for eight years. His publications include Sons of the Gods, Children of Earth: Ideology and Literary Form in Ancient Greece (1992) and articles on Pindar, Sophocles, Homer, Marx and the Study Women in Antiquity, Thucydides, Cicero, film and pedagogy, Marxism and ideology.

Table of Contents

Introduction: theoretical considerations; 1. Class in the Dark Age and the rise of the polis; 2. Homer's Iliad: alienation from a changing world; 3. Trade, colonization, and the Odyssey; 4. Hesiod: Cosmogony, Basileis, farmers, and justice; 5. Tyranny and the Solonian crisis; 6. Sparta and the consolidation of the oligarchic ideal; 7. Athens and the emergence of democracy.

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