A Brief History Of Ancient Greece
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✏A Brief History of Ancient Greece Book Summary : The story of the ancient Greeks is one of the most improbable success stories in world history. A small group of people inhabiting a country poor in resources and divided into hundreds of quarreling states created one of the most remarkable civilizations ever. Comprehensive and balanced, A Brief History of Ancient Greece: Politics, Society, and Culture, Second Edition is a shorter version of the authors' highly successful Ancient Greece: A Political, Social, and Cultural History, Second Edition (OUP, 2008). Four leading authorities on the classical world offer a lively and up-to-date account of Greek civilization and history in all its complexity and variety, covering the entire period from the Bronze Age through the Hellenistic Era, and integrating the most recent research in archaeology, comparative anthropology, and social history. They show how the early Greeks borrowed from their neighbors but eventually developed a distinctive culture all their own, one that was marked by astonishing creativity, versatility, and resilience. Using physical evidence from archaeology, the written testimony of literary texts and inscriptions, and anthropological models based on comparative studies, this compact volume provides an account of the Greek world that is thoughtful and sophisticated yet accessible to students and general readers with little or no knowledge of Greece.
📒A Short History Of Ancient Greece ✍ P.J. Rhodes
✏A Short History of Ancient Greece Book Summary : Classical Greece and its legacy have long inspired a powerful and passionate fascination. The civilization that bequeathed to later ages drama and democracy, Homer and heroism, myth and Mycenae and the Delphic Oracle and the Olympic Games has, perhaps more than any other, helped shape the intellectual contours of the modern world. P J Rhodes is among the most distinguished historians of antiquity. In this elegant, zesty new survey he explores the archaic (8th - early 5th centuries BCE), classical (5th and 4th centuries BCE) and Hellenistic (late 4th - mid-2nd centuries BCE) periods up to the beginning of Roman hegemony. His scope is that of the people who originated on the Greek mainland and Aegean islands who later migrated to the shores of the Mediterranean and Black Seas, and then (following the conquests of Alexander) to the Near East and beyond. Exploring topics such as the epic struggle with Persia; the bitter rivalry of Athens and Sparta; slaves and ethnicity; religion and philosophy; and literature and the visual arts, this authoritative book will attract students and non-specialists in equal measure.
📒A Brief History Of Ancient Greece International Edition ✍ Professor of Classics at Hunter College and Graduate School Sarah B Pomeroy
✏Author : Professor of Classics at Hunter College and Graduate School Sarah B Pomeroy
✏Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
✏Release Date : 2014-07-03
✏Pages : 432
✏ISBN : 0199981566
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
✏A Brief History of Ancient Greece International Edition Book Summary : "Not for sale in the USA or Canada. Content has been changed for Europe, Middle East, and Asia. Adaptation with the author's approval"--Title page verso.
📒A History Of Ancient Greek ✍ Maria Arapopoulou
✏A History of Ancient Greek Book Summary : Comprehensive, authoritative but highly accessible reference work essential for all those interested in the history of Greek.
📒A Concise History Of Ancient Greece ✍ Peter Green
✏A Concise History of Ancient Greece Book Summary :
📒Hellas A Short History Of Ancient Greece ✍ C. E. Robinson
✏Hellas A Short History of Ancient Greece Book Summary : Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Pomona Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
📒A History Of Ancient Greece ✍ Nancy H. Demand
✏A History of Ancient Greece Book Summary : This text is a concise history of Ancient Greece, from the Bronze Age through Alexander the Great. The text focuses on the interpretation of ancient sources, both written and visual. It teaches students to think "historically"by providing them with questions and suggestions for analysis as well as directed reading questions, and includes both current scholarship as well as a balance of political, social, cultural and military history. Suggested readings are found at the end of each chapter.
📒Ancient Greece ✍ Paul Cartledge
✏Ancient Greece Book Summary : The contribution of the Ancient Greeks to modern western culture is incalculable. In the worlds of art, architecture, myth, literature, and philosophy, the world we live in would be unrecognizably different without the formative influence of Ancient Greek models. Ancient Greek civilization was defined by the city - in Greek, the polis, from which we derive 'politics'. It is above all this feature of Greek civilization that has formed its most enduring legacy, spawning such key terms as aristocracy, oligarchy, tyranny and - last but by no means least - democracy. This highly stimulating introduction to Ancient Greece takes the polis as its starting point. Paul Cartledge uses the history of eleven major Greek cities to illuminate the most important and informative themes in Ancient Greek history, from the first documented use of the Greek language around 1400 BCE, through the glories of the Classical and Hellenistic periods, to the foundation of the Byzantine empire in around CE 330. Covering everything from politics, trade, and travel to slavery, gender, religion, and philosophy, it provides the ideal concise introduction to the history and culture of this remarkable civilization that helped give birth to the world as we know it.
📒A Brief History Of Ancient Greek ✍ Stephen Colvin
✏A Brief History of Ancient Greek Book Summary : A Brief History of Ancient Greek accessibly depicts thesocial history of this ancient language from its Indo-Europeanroots to the present day. Explains key relationships between the language and literatureof the Classical period (500 - 300 BC) Provides a social history of the language which transliteratesand translates all Greek as appropriate, and is thereforeaccessible to readers who know little or no Greek Written in the framework of modern sociolinguistic theory,relating the development of Ancient Greek to its social andpolitical context Reflects the latest thinking on subjects such as KoinéGreek and the relationship between literary and vernacularGreek
📒Ancient Greek Civilization ✍ David Sansone
✏Ancient Greek Civilization Book Summary : The third edition of Ancient Greek Civilization is a concise, engaging introduction to the history and culture of ancient Greece from the Minoan civilization to the age of the Roman Empire. Explores the evolution and development of Greek art, literature, politics, and thought across history, as well as the ways in which these were affected by Greek interaction with other cultures Now includes additional illustrations and maps, updated notes and references throughout, and an expanded discussion of the Hellenistic period Weaves the latest scholarship and archeological excavations into the narrative at an appropriate level for undergraduates