By Kurt A. Raaflaub, Hans van Wees
A scientific survey of archaic Greek society and tradition which introduces the reader to quite a lot of new ways to the period.
- The first accomplished and obtainable survey of advancements within the learn of archaic Greece
- Places Greek society of c.750-480 BCE in its chronological and geographical context
- Gives equivalent emphasis to validated issues resembling tyranny and political reform and more recent topics like gender and ethnicity
- Combines bills of historic advancements with nearby surveys of archaeological facts and in-depth remedies of chosen themes
- Explores the effect of jap and different non-Greek cultures within the improvement of Greece
- Uses archaeological and literary facts to reconstruct huge styles of social and cultural development
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32 Finley 1973a (1985), with Osborne 1996b, Tandy 1997, von Reden 2002, and Reed 2003 among many more recent contributions. See ch. 23. 33 Review of evidence and arguments in Kim 2001. 34 Kraay 1964; Howgego 1995: 12–18; Martin 1996b. 35 Seaford 1994; Kurke 1999; Seaford 2004. 36 Cf. Murray 1990b, especially Schmitt-Pantel 1990 and Bookidis 1990; Schmitt-Pantel 1992; Bookidis 1993. See ch. 26. 37 Drews 1983; Carlier 1984; Ogden 1997. 38 Toepffer 1889; Arnheim 1977; Herman 1987; Morris 1996b; Duplouy 2006.
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A Companion to Archaic Greece by Kurt A. Raaflaub, Hans van Wees