ISBN-10:
0521893909
ISBN-13:
9780521893909
Pub. Date:
05/09/2002
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Slaves, Warfare, and Ideology in the Greek Historians

Slaves, Warfare, and Ideology in the Greek Historians

by Peter Hunt

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ISBN-13: 9780521893909
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/09/2002
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

1. Background: warfare, slavery, and ideology; 2. Herodotus: the Persian Wars; 3. Herodotus: freedom or slavery; 4. Thucydides: Helots and Messenians; 5. Thucydides: manning the navies; 6. Thucydides: encouraging slave desertion; 7. Thucydides: the ideology of citizen unity; 8. Xenophon: ideal rulers, ideal slaves; 9. Xenophon: warfare and revolution; 10. Xenophon: the decline of hoplite ideology; 11. Conclusion: Volones, Mamluks, and Confederates.

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