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By George Grote

This abridgement of the vintage twelve quantity paintings, which was once made within the early years of the century and released through George Routledge and Sons, is now to be had back and makes obtainable the fundamental Grote.

This new version additionally comprises an unique creation in line with the newest study which locations Grote's heritage in its highbrow context, discusses its salient gains and lines its next reception over the last century and a part.

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12 In Attica, therefore, we may recognize a twofold stratification of the early population (1) an autochthonous ‘Attic’, (2) an immigrant ‘Ionic’ element. We must suppose that the advent of the ‘Ionians’ was marked by no such cataclysms as seem to have attended the Dorian irruption, and that the amalgamation of the two elements proceeded so steadily that the feelings of racial distinction which never quite died out in the Peloponnese, and were revived by tyrants like Kleisthenês of Sikyon (who represented a racial reaction),13 early led to a belief in national solidarity.

Existing evidence hardly permits of a settlement of these rival claims. 3 H I S T O RY O F G R E E C E unmistakable marks of its progress on the general map of Greece. 12 In Attica, therefore, we may recognize a twofold stratification of the early population (1) an autochthonous ‘Attic’, (2) an immigrant ‘Ionic’ element. We must suppose that the advent of the ‘Ionians’ was marked by no such cataclysms as seem to have attended the Dorian irruption, and that the amalgamation of the two elements proceeded so steadily that the feelings of racial distinction which never quite died out in the Peloponnese, and were revived by tyrants like Kleisthenês of Sikyon (who represented a racial reaction),13 early led to a belief in national solidarity.

MEYER, Geschichte des Altertums, vol. ii. J. B. BURY, History of Greece, chaps. 1–3. G. PERROT and C. CHIPIEZ, Art in Primitive Greece (Eng. trans. , 1894). W. , 1901). H. R. , 1901). Students desirous of keeping in touch with the latest results should consult the various periodicals of the archaeological schools, especially the Annual of the British School at Athens, the Athenische Mittheilungen, and the Bulletin de Correspondance Hellénique; also the Journal of Hellenic Studies. xxxiv E D I T O R S ’ P R E FA C E 2.

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