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Athens and Sparta : Constructing Greek Political and Social History from 478 BC

Athens and Sparta : Constructing Greek Political and Social History from 478 BC - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0415262804

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ISBN13: 978-0415262804
ISBN10: 0415262801
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Copyright: 2001
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Athens and Sparta : Constructing Greek Political and Social History from 478 BC - 2ND 01 edition

ISBN13: 978-0415262804

Anton Powell

ISBN13: 978-0415262804
ISBN10: 0415262801
Cover type:
Edition: 2ND 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: Routledge N. Y.
Published: 2001
International: No
Summary

Athens and Sparta is a thorough and enjoyable text that makes the complexities of fifth-century Greek history and society clear. It encourages the reader to engage critically with the evidence, presenting a large selection of ancient source material along with clear analysis and narrative. This fully revised and updated edition contains much that is new, including an appendix on Thucydides and further material on the portrayal of Athenian women.

Table of Contents

Abbreviations
Introduction

1. The Delian League:Its Origins and Early History
2. From Delian League to Athenian Empire
3. The Athenian Empire
4. Sparta:Her Problems and Her Ingenuity, 478-431
5. The Peloponnesian War, 431-404
6. Life within Sparta
7. Athenian Demokratia
8. Citizen Women of Athens
9. Religious Prophecy at Athens

Appendix:Did Thucydides Write 'Pure Fiction'? Ancient History or Modern Passion
Index

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