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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 quite a lot of new methods to the period.

  • The first finished and obtainable 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 tested themes akin to tyranny and political reform and more moderen topics like gender and ethnicity
  • Combines bills of historic advancements with local surveys of archaeological facts and in-depth remedies of chosen themes
  • Explores the influence of jap and different non-Greek cultures within the improvement of Greece
  • Uses archaeological and literary proof to reconstruct wide styles of social and cultural development

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Though they are not inserted hereafter, “archaic” should always be read with mental quotation marks. The modern historiography of Archaic Greece6 is the product of three distinct styles. They emerged at different dates, and remained separate for the best part of a century, but since around 1980 have experienced a complex and very uncomfortable process of convergence. ), since these had been the object of the earliest professional attention. Each style has had a very different trajectory. Once their development has been traced in outline, the processes of convergence since 1980 can be traced in slightly more detail.

G. high-value bronzework) and inferred (especially iron from Etruria). 32 Its terms were further transformed when numismatists brought the adoption of coined money by Greek states down to after ca. 35 Equally a growing interest in consumption, the third component of elementary economic description, has generated study of its social contexts, especially of banqueting, symposia, and feasting within sanctuaries,36 and consequently also of the human relationships which such occasions created or formalized.

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