Kurt A. Raaflaub, Hans van Wees, "A Companion to Archaic Greece"
English | 2009 | ISBN: 0631230459 | 788 pages | PDF | 5 MB
A systematic survey of archaic Greek society and culture which introduces the reader to a wide range of new approaches to the period.
The first comprehensive and accessible survey of developments in the study of archaic Greece
Places Greek society of c.750-480 BCE in its chronological and geographical context
Gives equal emphasis to established topics such as tyranny and political reform and newer subjects like gender and ethnicity
Combines accounts of historical developments with regional surveys of archaeological evidence and in-depth treatments of selected themes
Explores the impact of Eastern and other non-Greek cultures in the development of Greece
Uses archaeological and literary evidence to reconstruct broad patterns of social and cultural development