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A Companion to Sparta


A Companion to Sparta


Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World 1. Aufl.

von: Anton Powell

48,99 €

Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 18.10.2017
ISBN/EAN: 9781119072386
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 840

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The two-volume A Companion to Sparta presents the first comprehensive, multi-authored series of essays to address all aspects of Spartan history and society from its origins in the Greek Dark Ages to the late Roman Empire. Offers a lucid, comprehensive introduction to all aspects of Sparta, a community recognised by contemporary cities as the greatest power in classical Greece Features in-depth coverage of Sparta history and culture contributed by an international cast including almost every noted specialist and scholar in the field Provides over a dozen images of Spartan art that reveal the evolution of everyday life in Sparta Sheds new light on a modern controversy relating to changes in Spartan society from the Archaic to Classical periods
Notes on Contributors Foreword by Paul Cartledge Preface                           Part 1: Reconstructing Sparta: general 1. Anton Powell `Sparta: Reconstructing History from Secrecy, Lies and Myth' 2. Stephen Hodkinson `An Exceptional Domination of State over Society?’ Part 2: Origins: From Pre-Classical to Classical Culture 3. William Cavanagh `An Archaeology of Ancient Sparta with reference to Laconia and Messenia 4. Massimo Nafissi `Lykourgos the Spartan “Lawgiver”: Ancient Beliefs and Modern Scholarship' 5. Maria Pipili `Laconian Pottery' 6. Francis Prost `Laconian Art' (translated by James Roy) 7. Claude Calame `Pre-Classical Sparta as Song Culture’(trans. James Roy) 8. Hans van Wees `Luxury, Austerity and Equality in Sparta’ 9. Hans van Wees `The Common Messes’ Part 3: Political and Military History: The Classical Period and Beyond 10. Marcello Lupi `Sparta and the Persian Wars, 499-478’ 11. Anton Powell `Sparta's Foreign – and Internal – History, 478-403' 12. Françoise Ruzé 'The Empire of the Spartans, 403-371' (trans. A. Powell) 13. James Roy `Sparta and the Peloponnese from the Archaic Period to 363' 14. Daniel Stewart `From Leuktra to Nabis, 371-192' 15. Yves Lafond `Sparta in the Roman Period’ (trans. A. Powell) Bibliography Index Table of Contents Notes on Contributors Preface Foreword by Paul Cartledge Part 3:  Culture, Society and Economy: The Classical Period and Beyond 16. Michael A. Flower `Spartan Religion’ 17. Ellen Millender `Kingship: The History, Power and Prerogatives of  the Spartans' “Divine” Dyarchy’ 18. Philip Davies `Equality and Distinction within the Spartiate Community’ 19. Ellen Millender `Spartan Women’ 20. Nicolas Richer `Spartan Education in the Classical Period' (trans. A. Powell) 21. Paul Christesen `Sparta and Athletics’ 22. Thomas Figueira `Helotage and the Spartan Economy’ 23. Jean Ducat `The Perioikoi’ (trans. A. Powell) 24. Jacqueline Christien `Roads and Quarries in Laconia' (trans. Christopher Annandale and A. Powell) 25. Nigel M. Kennell `Spartan Cultural Memory in the Roman Period’ Part 4: Reception of Sparta in Recent Centuries 26. Haydn Mason `The Literary Reception of Sparta in France’ 27. Stefan Rebenich `Reception of Sparta in Germany and German-Speaking Europe' 28. Sean R. Jensen `Reception of Sparta in North America, 18th-21st Centuries’ 29. Anton Powell `Sparta and the Imperial Schools of Britain: Comparisons' Bibliography Index

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