Ancient Greece: A Very Short Introduction (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
216
Utgivningsdatum
2011-10-27
Förlag
OUP Oxford
Illustratör/Fotograf
15 black and white halftones
Illustrationer
15 black and white halftones
Dimensioner
173 x 109 x 13 mm
Vikt
159 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780199601349
Ancient Greece: A Very Short Introduction (häftad)

Ancient Greece: A Very Short Introduction

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A highly stimulating Very Short Introduction to the history of Ancient Greek civilization, from the first documented use of the Greek language in about 1400 BCE, through the glories of the Classical and Hellenistic periods, to the foundation of the Byzantine empire in about CE 330.
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Justin Marozzi, Evening Standard Review from previous edition Paul Cartledge, Cambridge don and doyen of Classicists, once again shows why he is the surest and most engaging guide tot he ancient world. 'Ancient Greece: A history in Eleven Cities' is a tremendously readable tour d'horizon that goes far beyond Athens and Sparta to explore the roots of Greek civilisation.

Simon Hornblower, co-editor of iThe Oxford Companion to Classical Civilizationr Paul Cartledge has here pulled off a remarkably clever feat of compression and organization, and will once again place very many readers in his debt. Brilliantly carried through.

Sir John Boardman, co-editor of iThe Oxford History of Greece and the Hellenistic Worldr A wonderfully concise - and witty - introduction to an ever-popular subject.

Peter Stothard, Wall Street Journal A rare work, a compelling historical narrative that is also a useful guidebook

Tim Rood, Times Literary Supplement Cartledge's success lies in his ability to negotiate a path between similarity and difference; with proper scholarly detachment, he stresses how different the Greeks were; with an eye to broader historical trajectories, he reflects on the grounds for their continuing fascination.

Peter Stothard, Wall Street Journal A rare work, a compelling historical narrative.

Tom Holland, BBC History Thoroughly stimulating book.

Peter Jones, Literary Review Cartledge is master of his subject.

Justin Marozzi, Evening Standard Paul Cartledge... once again shows why he is the surest and most engaging guide to the ancient world.

Justin Marozzi, Evening Standard A tremendously readable tour d'horizon that goes far beyond Athens and Sparta to explore the roots of Greek civilization.

Charlotte Higgins, The Guardian There are many pleasures to be had along Cartledge's mind-broadening route through time and space.

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<br>Paul Cartledge is the inaugural A.G. Leventis Professor of Greek Culture at the University of Cambridge.<br>

Innehållsförteckning

1. Introduction; 2. Knossos; 3. Mycenae; 4. Argos; 5. Sparta; 6. Massalia; 7. Miletos; 8. Athens; 9. Thebes; 10. Alexandria; 11. Byzantium; 12. Conclusion; Preface; Glossary; Timeline