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Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexander - The Evidence

Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexander - The Evidence (Hardback)

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With fresh, new translations and extensive introductions and annotations, this sourcebook provides an inclusive and integrated view of Greek history, from Homer to Alexander the Great. * New translations of original sources are contextualized by insightful introductions and annotations * Includes a range of literary, artistic and material evidence from the Homeric, Archaic and Classical Ages * Focuses on important developments as well as specific themes to create an integrated perspective on the period * Links the political and social history of the Greeks to their intellectual accomplishments * Includes an up-to-date bibliography of seminal scholarship * An accompanying website offers additional evidence and explanations, as well as links to useful online resources

History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalAncient history: to c 500 CEHistory & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly history: c 500 to c 1450-1500History & PoliticsRegional & national historyEuropean history Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd Publication Date: 05/04/2011 ISBN-13: 9781405127752  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Joseph Roisman is Professor of Classics at Colby College. He has authored and edited several books, among them Brill s Companion to Alexander the Great (2003) and The Rhetoric of Manhood: Masculinity in the Attic Orators (2005). J.C. Yardley is Emeritus Professor of Classics at the University of Ottawa. He has published extensively on Greek and Roman history and sources. His books include Alexander the Great: Historical Sources in Translation (ed. with Waldemar Heckel, Blackwell, 2004) and many translations of key texts, from Tacitus and Justin to Livy and Quintus Curtius Rufus.

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