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War and Society in the Greek World - 93 edition

War and Society in the Greek World (ISBN10: 0415121663; ISBN13: 9780415121668)
ISBN13: 978-0415121668
ISBN10: 0415121663

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0415066433
ISBN10: 0415066433

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 lite
rature and sculpture.
...show more
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.
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 93
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Publisher: Routledge N. Y.
Year Published: 1993
International: No

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