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Description - Archaic and Classical Greece by Michael H. Crawford

The aim of this book is to collect in one comprehensive volume a representative selection of ancient sources in translation, with commentary, on the history, institutions, society and economy of the Greek world from c. 750 to 338 BC - that is, the period best known and most important for the evolution of the polis, a form of political community which combined the aspects of city and state in a physical and psychological unity unparalleled either before or since. For us, the inheritors of much that the Greeks created, there is an inherent interest in the way in which they organised their society during these centuries. Although this book assumes no knowledge of Greek, the reader is introduced to a range of key Greek words and concepts which offer a direct insight into the mentality, both collective and individual, of the times. The sources themselves (all of which have been translated by the authors) are supported by introductory commentary, notes, bibliographies, chronological tables and maps. All students and teachers of the history of ancient Greece or of classical civilisation generally will find this book an invaluable tool.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521296380
ISBN-10: 0521296382
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 34mm)
Pages: 660
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 13-Jan-1983
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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