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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

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

ISBN13: 9780415262804

ISBN10: 0415262801

Athens and Sparta : Constructing Greek Political and Social History from 478 BC by Anton Powell - ISBN 9780415262804
Cover type: Print On Demand
Edition: 2ND 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: Routledge N. Y.
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Athens and Sparta : Constructing Greek Political and Social History from 478 BC by Anton Powell - ISBN 9780415262804

ISBN13: 9780415262804

ISBN10: 0415262801

Cover type: Print On Demand
Edition: 2ND 01

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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

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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