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War and Society in the Greek World

War and Society in the Greek World - 93 edition

ISBN13: 978-0415121668

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War and Society in the Greek World - 93 edition

ISBN13: 978-0415121668

John Rich and Graham Eds. Shipley

ISBN13: 978-0415121668
ISBN10: 0415121663
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 93
Publisher: Routledge N. Y.

Published: 1993
International: No
Summary

The role of warfare is central to our understanding of the ancient Greek world. In this book, and the companion work, War and Society in the Roman World, the wider social context of war is explored. This volume examines its impact on Greek society from Homeric times to the age of Alexander and his successors and discusses the significance of the causes and profits of war, the links between war, piracy and slavery, and trade, as well as the ideology of warfare in literature and sculpture.

Author Bio

Rich, John : University of Nottingham

John Rich is Senior Lecturer in Classics at the University of Nottingham.


Shipley, Graham : University of Leicester

Graham Shipley is Head of the Ancient History Division at the University of Leicester.

Table of Contents

Preface
Abbreviations

1. Introduction:The Limits of War Graham Shipley
2. War in the Hebrew Bible Robert Carroll
3. Hoplites and Homer:Warfare, Hero Cult, and the Idology of the Polis Huge Bowden
4. War and Raids for Booty in the World of Odysseus Alastar Jackson
5. War, Slavery, and Settlement in Early Greece Tracy Rihll
6. Asia Unmanned:Images of Victory in Classical Athens Edith Hall
7. Farming and Fighting in Ancient Greece Lin Foxhall
8. Warfare, Wealth, and the Crisis of Spartiate Society Steve Hodkinson
9. Warfare, Economy, and Democracy in Classical Athens Paul Millett
10. Alexander and the Macedonian Invasion of Asia:Aspects of the Historiography of War and Empire in Antiquity Michel Austin 11. The Glorious Dead:Commemoration of the Fallen and Portrayal of Victory in the Late Classical and Hellenistic World Ellen Rice Plates 1-4

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