Sparta: The Body Politic

Sparta: The Body Politic

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ISBN-13: 9781905125265
Publisher: Classical Press of Wales, The
Publication date: 11/15/2010
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introductory note 1. Elements of the Spartan bestiary in the Archaic and Classical periods - Nicolas Richer 2. Divination, royalty and insecurity in Classical Sparta -Anton Powell 3. Sparta and the politics of nudity - Ephraim David 4. Laconian black-figure pottery and Spartan elite consumption - Andrew Scott 5. The ghost of the Lakedaimonian state - Jean Ducat 6. Spartans and Scythians, a meeting of mirages: the portrayal of the Lycurgan Politeia in Ephorus' Histories - Paul Christesen 7. Gynecocracy: how women policed masculine behavior in Archaic and Classical Sparta - Thomas J. Figueira 8. Sparta and Nazi Germany in mid-20th-century British liberal and left-wing thought - Stephen Hodkinson Index

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