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Cambridge Companion to Archaic Greece

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ISBN-10: 0521529298

ISBN-13: 9780521529297

Edition: 2007

Authors: H. A. Shapiro

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The Cambridge Companion to Archaic Greece provides a wide-ranging synthesis of history, society, and culture during the formative period of Ancient Greece, from the Age of Homer in the late eighth century to the Persian Wars of 490-480 BC. In ten clearly written and succinct chapters, leading scholars from around the English-speaking world treat all aspects of the civilization of Archaic Greece, from social, political, and military history to early achievements in poetry, philosophy, and the visual arts. Archaic Greece was an age of experimentation and intellectual ferment that laid the foundations for much of Western thought and culture. Individual Greek city-states rose to great power and…    
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Book details

List price: $37.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 5/7/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 354
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

List of Illustrations, Maps, and Tables
History of Archaic Greece
Tyrants and Lawgivers
Polis, Community, and Ethnic Identity
Warfare and Hoplites
The Life Cycle in Archaic Greece
Literature and Philosophy
Homer, Hesiod, and the Epic Tradition
Archaic Greek Poetry
The Philosophers in Archaic Greek Culture
History and Material Culture
Colonization: Greece on the Move, 900-480
Delphi, Olympia, and the Art of Politics
The Human Figure in Early Greek Sculpture and Vase Painting