By Kurt A. Raaflaub, Hans van Wees
A scientific survey of archaic Greek society and tradition which introduces the reader to a variety of new techniques to the interval.
- The first finished and obtainable survey of advancements within the examine of archaic Greece
- Places Greek society of c.750-480 BCE in its chronological and geographical context
- Gives equivalent emphasis to tested subject matters corresponding to tyranny and political reform and more moderen matters like gender and ethnicity
- Combines debts of old advancements with nearby surveys of archaeological proof and in-depth remedies of chosen themes
- Explores the impression of jap and different non-Greek cultures within the improvement of Greece
- Uses archaeological and literary facts to reconstruct extensive styles of social and cultural development
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Massimo Nafissi is Associate Professor in Greek History at the University of Perugia. His research focuses on Spartan history, Olympia and Elis, colonization and South Italy, Greek religion, and epigraphical work in Iasos (Caria). His publications include: La nascita del kosmos. Ricerche sulla storia e la società di Sparta (1991); “From Sparta to Taras: Nomima, Ktiseis and Relationships between Colony and Mother City,” in S. Hodkinson and A. ), Sparta: New Perspectives (1999): 245–72; “The Great Rhetra (Plut.
US spelling and punctuation have been adopted as standard; all ancient Greek has been transliterated, and contributors have been allowed their own preference in rendering long vowels (marked by circumflex, macron, or acute accent, or not marked at all). The editors wish to acknowledge the important contributions made to this volume by David Yates who, together with Jennifer Yates, translated a chapter and compiled the indices, by Amy Flynn and especially by Mark Thatcher, who did most of the work towards compiling the consolidated bibliography of more than 2,500 entries, by Al Bertrand, who commissioned the project, and staff at Blackwell for their assistance at various stages of the long road towards completing this Companion.
His books include Hybris: A Study in the Values of Honour and Shame in Ancient Greece (1992); Slavery in Classical Greece (1993); a translation with introduction and commentary of Aeschines, Against Timarchos (2001), and a co-edited volume, Archaic Greece: New Approaches and New Evidence (1998). Lin Foxhall is Professor of Greek Archaeology and History at the University of Leicester. Her field projects include an archaeological survey in Methana, Greece, and currently a survey and excavation in Bova Marina in southern Calabria, Italy.