Ancient Greek Civilization
2nd Revised edition
By (author) David Sansone
Ancient Greek Civilization by David Sansone
Book DescriptionA concise narrative of Greek history and an analysis of the literature, art, and thought of the ancient Greeks. * Tells the story of Greek civilization from the from the Minoan Period to the time of the Byzantine Empire* Surveys the remarkable culture and history the ancient Greeks* Explores the ways in which Greek civilization has been continually reinvented from antiquity to the present day* Updated edition includes additional illustrations, maps, and timelines, a glossary, and an annotated bibliography
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405167321
(245mm x 189mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 9-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author David Sansone
Ancient Greek Civilization, Paperback (October 2016)
The third edition of Ancient Greek Civilization is a concise, engaging introduction to the history and culture of ancient Greece from the Minoan civilization to the age of the Roman Empire.
Greek Drama and the Invention of Rhetoric, Hardback (August 2012)
This book challenges the standard view that formal rhetoric arose in response to the political and social environment of ancient Athens. Instead, it was the theatre of Ancient Greece that prompted the development of formalized rhetoric.
Greek Athletics and the Genesis of Sport, Paperback (December 1992)» View all books by David Sansone
Attempts to account for the widespread phenomenon of sport. Drawing upon ethnological findings to demonstrate the ritual character of sport, the text explores the relationship between ancient Greek sport and sacrificial ritual and traces elements common to both back to primitive origins.
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Author Biography - David Sansone
David Sansone is Professor of Classics at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He has published extensively on Greek language and literature, including literary and textual criticism of Greek tragedy and Plutarch's Lives and a theoretical study of the origin of sport. He has been on the Board of Directors of the American Philological Association and held a number of editorial positions, among them the editorship of Illinois Classical Studies and membership of the editorial boards of Classical Philology and Bryn Mawr Classical Review .
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