Finding People in Early Greece
  • Author : Carol G. Thomas
  • Release Date : 31 January 2023
  • Publisher : University of Missouri Press
  • Genre : History
  • Pages : 154
  • ISBN 13 : 9780826264664

Finding People in Early Greece Book Summary

"Explores the marriage of historically oriented scholarship and scientific developments in the study of preclassical Greek history. Two figures from preclassical Greece are examined: Jason and the voyage of the Argo, from the Age of Heroes, and Hesiod, who lived during the Age of Revolution"--Provided by publisher.

Finding People in Early Greece

Finding People in Early Greece

Author : Carol G. Thomas
Publisher : University of Missouri Press
Genre : History
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"Explores the marriage of historically oriented scholarship and scientific developments in the study of preclassical Greek history. Two figures from preclassical Greece are examined: Jason and the voyage of the Argo, from the Age of Heroes, and Hesiod, who lived during the Age of Revolution"--Provided by publisher....

A Companion to Archaic Greece

A Companion to Archaic Greece

Author : Kurt A. Raaflaub,Hans van Wees
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Genre : History
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A systematic survey of archaic Greek society and culture which introduces the reader to a wide range of new approaches to the period. The first comprehensive and accessible survey of developments in the study of archaic Greece Places Greek society of c.750-480 BCE in its chronological and geographical context ...

Crisis in Early Religion

Crisis in Early Religion

Author : Mait Kõiv,Märt Läänemets,Kerstin Droß-Krüpe,Sebastian Fink
Publisher : Springer Nature
Genre : History
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Religion is closely linked to social development as it often serves as the ideological fundament of a society and one of the foremost expressions of its culture. The articles in this volume are devoted to the study of religious crisis in Anqituity and deal with these pheonomena in the Ancient ...

Ancient Greek Political Thought in Practice

Ancient Greek Political Thought in Practice

Author : Paul Cartledge
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Genre : History
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Ancient Greece was a place of tremendous political experiment and innovation, and it was here too that the first serious political thinkers emerged. Using carefully selected case-studies, in this book Professor Cartledge investigates the dynamic interaction between ancient Greek political thought and practice from early historic times to the early ...

A Companion to Greek Rhetoric

A Companion to Greek Rhetoric

Author : Ian Worthington
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This complete guide to ancient Greek rhetoric is exceptional both in its chronological range and the breadth of topics it covers. Traces the rise of rhetoric and its uses from Homer to Byzantium Covers wider-ranging topics such as rhetoric's relationship to knowledge, ethics, religion, law, and emotion Incorporates new material ...

Greek Sport and Social Status

Greek Sport and Social Status

Author : Mark Golden
Publisher : University of Texas Press
Genre : History
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From the ancient Olympic games to the World Series and the World Cup, athletic achievement has always conferred social status. In this collection of essays, a noted authority on ancient sport discusses how Greek sport has been used to claim and enhance social status, both in antiquity and in modern ...

Alexander   s Veterans and the Early Wars of the Successors

Alexander s Veterans and the Early Wars of the Successors

Author : Joseph Roisman
Publisher : University of Texas Press
Genre : History
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From antiquity until now, most writers who have chronicled the events following the death of Alexander the Great have viewed this history through the careers, ambitions, and perspectives of Alexander’s elite successors. Few historians have probed the experiences and attitudes of the ordinary soldiers who followed Alexander on his ...

Democratic Law in Classical Athens

Democratic Law in Classical Athens

Author : Michael Gagarin
Publisher : University of Texas Press
Genre : History
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The democratic legal system created by the Athenians was completely controlled by ordinary citizens, with no judges, lawyers, or jurists involved. It placed great importance on the litigants’ rhetorical performances. Did this make it nothing more than a rhetorical contest judged by largely uneducated citizens that had nothing to do ...