A companion to the classical Greek world [electronic resource] / edited by Konrad Kinzl.

Oxford : Blackwell, 2006.
1 online resource (628 p.)


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Blackwell companions to the ancient world. [More in this series]
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This Companion provides scholarly yet accessible new interpretations of Greek history of the Classical period, from the aftermath of the Persian Wars in 478 B.C. to the death of Alexander the Great in 323 B.C. Topics covered range from the political and institutional structures of Greek society, to literature, art, economics, society, warfare, geography and the environment. Discusses the problems of interpreting the various sources for the period. Guides the reader towards a broadly-based understanding of the history of the Classical Age.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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  • A COMPANION TO THE CLASSICAL GREEK WORLD; Contents; List of Illustrations; Notes on Contributors; Preface; Abbreviations and a Note on Spelling; Map of Southern Italy and Sicily; Chapter 1: The Classical Age as a Historical Epoch; Chapter 2: The Literary Sources; Chapter 3: The Non-Literary Written Sources; Chapter 4: The Contribution of the Non-Written Sources; Chapter 5: Athens, Sparta and the Wider World; Chapter 6: Aegean Greece; Chapter 7: The Central and Northern Balkan Peninsula; Chapter 8: The Greek Cities of the Black Sea; Chapter 9: Western Greece (Magna Graecia)
  • Chapter 10: Beyond Magna Graecia: Greeks and Non-Greeks in France, Spain and ItalyChapter 11: The Eastern Mediterranean and Beyond: The Relations between the Worlds of the 'Greek' and 'Non-Greek' Civilizations; Chapter 12: The Natural Environment; Chapter 13: Environments and Landscapes of Greek Culture; Chapter 14: The Economic Realities; Chapter 15: Religious Practice and Belief; Chapter 16: Citizens, Foreigners and Slaves in Greek
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