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Greek Civilization: An Introduction / Edition 1

Greek Civilization: An Introduction / Edition 1

by Brian A Sparkes, Brian A. Sparkes
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ISBN-13: 9780631205593
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/12/1998
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 896,778
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Brian A. Sparkes received his training in classics and archaeology at Kings College London and at the British School of Archaeology at Athens. He has recently retired from the Chair of Classical Archaeology at the University of Southampton. His previous publications include Greek Pottery: an Introduction (1991) and The Red and the Black: Studies in Greek Pottery (1996).

Table of Contents

List of Plates.

List of Figures.

List of Tables.

List of Contributors.


Illustration Acknowledgements.

Part I: Landscape, Seascape:.

1. The Physical Background: Friedrich Sauerwein (Modautal,Germany).

Part II: The March of the Past:.

2. The Human Foreground: Robin Barber (University ofEdinburgh).

3. The Bronze Age Palace Societies: Oliver Dickinson (Universityof Durham).

4. Archaic into Classical: Graham Shipley (University ofLeicester).

5. Greek Kings and Roman Emperors: Helen Parkins and GrahamShipley (Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge andUniversity of Leicester).

Part III: Classical Mosaic:.

6. The Greek Countryside: Lin Foxhall (University ofLeicester).

7. Politics and Public Life: the Urban Scene: Nick Fisher(University of Wales, Cardiff).

8. Greek Religious Practices: Robert Parker (New College,University of Oxford).

9. The Spoken and the Written Word: Kenneth Dover (University ofSt Andrews).

10. Examining Life: Edward Hussey (All Souls, University ofOxford).

11. Trades and Crafts: Alison Burford.

12. Architecture and Sculpture: Olga Palagia (University ofAthens).

13. Crafts in the Private Sphere: Brian Sparkes (University ofSouthampton).

14. Women in Classical Athens: Sue Blundell (Birkbeck College,University of London).

15. Sex in Classical Athens: Brian Sparkes (University ofSouthampton).

Part IV: Continuity and Change:.

16. The Christian Millennium: Averil Cameron (Keble College,University of Oxford).

17. The Ottoman Centuries: Malcom Wagstaff (University ofSouthampton).

18. After Independence: Richard Clogg (St Antony's College,University of Oxford).

19. The Greek Legacy: Michael Greenhalgh (The AustralianNational University).



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