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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 methods to the interval.

  • The first entire and available survey of advancements within the learn of archaic Greece
  • Places Greek society of c.750-480 BCE in its chronological and geographical context
  • Gives equivalent emphasis to demonstrated subject matters comparable to tyranny and political reform and more recent matters like gender and ethnicity
  • Combines money owed of ancient advancements with neighborhood surveys of archaeological facts and in-depth remedies of chosen themes
  • Explores the effect 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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Regards sur les identités en Grèce ancienne, Revue des Études Anciennes 108 (2006): 5–153. Kurt A. Raaflaub is David Herlihy University Professor and Professor of Classics and History as well as Director of the Program in Ancient Studies at Brown University. His research has been devoted mainly to the social, political, and intellectual history of archaic and classical Greece and the Roman republic as well as the comparative history of the ancient world. , 2007). A co-edited volume on Epic and History is forthcoming (2009).

Laing Prize in 2004; and A History of the Archaic Greek World (2007). Sanne Houby-Nielsen is Director of the Museum of Mediterranean and Near Eastern Antiquities and of the Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities, both in Stockholm. She was keeper of the Royal Cast Collection (National Museum of Fine Arts, Copenhagen), 1995–7 and on-site leader of the Greek–Danish Excavations at Chalkis in Aetolia, Greece, 1995–2005. She has published several articles on burial customs in ancient Athens in Proceedings of the Danish Institute at Athens and is editor-in-chief of the journal Medelhavsmuseet: Focus on the Mediterranean.

530 BC; (b) small kore, ca. 3 (a) An Athenian black-figure amphora of the so-called Tyrrhenian type, ca. 560 BC; (b) an Athenian red-figure plate by Paseas, ca. 5 (a) Two sides of a silver stater from Teos, dated to ca. 1 Symposium, featuring a cuirass and two helmets behind the diners, Middle Corinthian krater, Athana Painter, ca. 2 Boeotian symposium: Boeotian kantharos of ca. 2 Boxers and umpires, red-figure kylix, Triptolemos painter, ca. 3 Literacy: Crete Contributors Carla M. Antonaccio is Professor of Archaeology and Chair of Classical Studies at Duke University.

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