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A History Of Sparta 950 192 B C

Author : William George Grieve Forrest
ISBN : UVA:X000298597
Genre : Sparta (Extinct city)
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A History Of Sparta

Author : William George Forrest
ISBN : 1853994774
Genre : History
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Early Greece

Author : Fellow and Tutor in Ancient History Oswyn Murray
ISBN : 067422132X
Genre : History
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Murray traces the emergence of urbanisation and social and political structures from the Mycenean and legendary origins of Greece through to the Persian Wars.

Das Fr He Sparta

Author : Andreas Luther
ISBN : 3515086358
Genre : History
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Kaum ein Thema der griechischen Geschichte ist in den letzten Jahren so breit und kontrovers diskutiert worden wie das antike Sparta. Im Zentrum steht die Frage nach der Entstehung und dem Charakter dieses Gemeinwesens, dessen Gestalt schon in der Antike zu einem vielfach zitierten Vorbild wurde. Der auf eine Berliner Tagung von Sparta-Spezialisten zurueckgehende Sammelband versucht hier Orientierung zu schaffen und fuer die Erforschung des fruehen Sparta neue Perspektiven aufzu�zeigen. Aus dem Inhalt Einleitung: �berlegungen zum fruehen Sparta Lukas Thommen: Das Territorium des fruehen Sparta in Mythos, Epos und Forschung Karl-Wilhelm Welwei: �berlegungen zur fruehen Helotie in Lakonien Martin Dreher: Die Primitivit�t der spartanischen Verfassung Alberto Maffi: Recht und Rechtsprechung in Sparta Andreas Luther: Die Volksversammlung in Sparta Winfried Schmitz: Die Macht ueber die Sprache. Kommunikation, Politik und soziale Ordnung in Sparta Mischa Meier: Wann entstand das Homoios-Ideal in Sparta? Hans van Wees: ,The Oath of the Sworn Bands�. The Acharnae Stela, the Oath of Plataea and Archaic Spartan Warefare Ernst Baltrusch: Polis und Gastfreundschaft: Die Grundlagen der spartanischen Au�enpolitik Stefan Rebenich: Leonidas und die Thermopylen. Zum Sparta-Bild in der deutschen Altertumswissenschaft Register.

A History Of Greece 1300 To 30 Bc

Author : Victor Parker
ISBN : 9781118559338
Genre : History
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A History of Greece: 1300‒30 BC, offers acomprehensive introduction to the foundational political history ofGreece, from the late Mycenaean Age through to the death ofCleopatra VII, the last Hellenistic monarch of Egypt. Introduces textual and archaeological evidence used byhistorians to reconstruct historical events during Greece’sBronze, Archaic, Classical, and Hellenistic periods Reveals the political and social structure of the Greek worldin the late Mycenaean period (thirteenth century BC) throughanalysis of the Linear B tablets, the oldest surviving records inGreek Features numerous references to original source materials,including various fragmentary papyri, inscriptions, coins, andother literary sources Provides extensive coverage of the Hellenistic period, andcovers areas excluded from most Greek history texts, including theGreek West Features judicious use of illustrations throughout, andconsiders instructors’ teaching needs by structuring thelater sections to facilitate teaching a parallel course in RomanHistory Balances scholarship with a reader-friendly approach to createan accessible introduction to the political history of one of mostremarkable ancient civilizations and sophisticated periods of worldhistory

A History Of Argos To 500 B C

Author : Thomas Kelly
ISBN : 0816658013
Genre : History
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A History of Argos to 500 B.C was first published in 1977. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. Specialists in ancient history will find some long-held beliefs challenged by this study. Professor Kelly reconstructs and discusses the history of the ancient Greek city of Argos, which was located in the northeastern Peloponnese, from the Bronze Age through the Archaic period. He relies primarily on the archeological evidence and considers the literary evidence in the context of the physical remains. In determining the broad pattern of historical development, his findings and conclusions frequently contradict previous conceptions about the city and its role in history. The study shows that Argos existed in the shadow of Mycenae in the Bronze Age but that throughout the Dark Age it was one of the most progressive centers in Greece, though not a wealthy or powerful community. Its contacts with other areas were limited and it had no influence beyond its own village and fields. By the end of the Dark Age the city was growing and extending its influence throughout the Argive plain, but its external contacts remained limited. Contrary to theories of earlier historians, Professor Kelly finds that Argive foreign policy was not dominated by a rivalry with Sparta, and reports that the two states fought on numerous occasions, the Battle of Hysiae included, are erroneous. The present study also indicates that the tyrant Pheidon of Argos fits more logically into the early decades of the sixth century B.C.E. rather than the seventh century as had been thought. The fragmentary nature of the evidence does not make possible an assessment of the long-range impact of Pheidon's policies on the history of Argos, but it is clear that his reign was followed by important political changes in the city.

The Spartan Supremacy 412 371 Bc

Author : Bob Bennett
ISBN : 9781848846142
Genre : History
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Sparta was a small city which consistently punched above its weight in the affairs of classical Greece, happily meddling in the affairs of the other cities. For two centuries her warriors were acknowledged as second to none. Yet at only one period in its long history, in the late fourth and early third century BC, did the home of these grim warriors seem set to entrench itself as the dominant power in the Greek world. This period includes the latter stages of the Peloponnesian War from 412 BC to the Spartan victory in 402, and then down to the Spartan defeat by the Thebans at Leuctra in 371 BC, where it all began to unravel for the Spartan Empirern Surprisingly few previous books have covered the tumultuous first decades of the fourth century BC, particularly when compared to the ample coverage of the Peloponnesian War. As the authors explain, although the earlier period has the benefit of Thucydides' magisterial history, the period covered here is actually well served by sources and well worthy of study. There are many interesting characters here, including Alcibiades, Lysander, Agesilaus, Pelopidas and Epaminondas, to name but a few. In addition there are several campaigns and battles that are reported in enough detail to make them interesting and comprehensible to the reader. Bob Bennett and Mike Roberts untangle the complexities of this important but unduly neglected period for the modern reader.

The Spartan Army

Author : J. F. Lazenby
ISBN : 9781848849969
Genre : History
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For at least two centuries the Spartan army was the most formidable war machine in Greece; the purpose of this book is to show the reasons for this. Professor Lazenby looks first at the composition, training and organization of the army, tracing its roots back to the eighth century BC. The second part analyses some of the main campaigns - Thermopylae, Plataea, Sphakteria, Mantineia, The Nemea, Koroneia, Lechaion and Leuktra. The final part continues the story to the end of Greek independence. Since this book was first written over 25 years ago, novels, computer games and films such as 300 have raised interest in the Spartan military to new heights. The return to print of this excellent study is sure to interest academics and more general readers alike.

Hellenistic And Roman Sparta

Author : Paul Cartledge
ISBN : 9781134503896
Genre : History
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In this new edition, Paul Cartledge and Antony Spawforth have taken account of recent finds and scholarship to revise and update their authoritative overview of later Spartan history, and of the social, political, economic and cultural changes in the Spartan community. This original and compelling account is especially significant in challenging the conventional misperception of Spartan 'decline' after the loss of her status as a great power on the battlefield in 371 BC. The book's focus on a frequently overlooked period makes it important not only for those interested specifically in Sparta, but also for all those concerned with Hellenistic Greece, and with the life of Greece and other Greek-speaking provinces under non-Roman rule.

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