Harvard University Press, 1993 - 353 síđur
Within the space of three centuries leading up to the great Persian invasion of 480 BC, Greece was transformed from a simple peasant society into a sophisticated civilization that dominated the shores of the Mediterranean from Spain to Syria and from the Crimea to Egypt--a culture whose achievements in the fields of art, science, philosophy, and politics were to establish the canons of the the Western world.
Oswyn Murray places this remarkable development in the context of Mediterranean civilization. He shows how contact with the East catalyzed the transformation of art and religion, analyzes the invention of the alphabet and the conceptual changes it brought, describes the expansions of Greece in trade and colonization, and investigates the relationship between military technology and political progress in the overthrow of aristocratic governments.
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Oswyn Murray. The Spelling of Greek Names The traditional spelling of Greek names follows Latin rather than Greek practice ; recently some scholars and translators have tried with more or less consistency to render Greek names according ...
... names are those of the original Phoenician consonants , and show how the vowels were arrived at by ' creative misunderstanding ' of their prototypes : the aspirate he in Phoenician becomes short ' e ' in Greek , with the same name ; the ...
... names , and these men will not have been the richest or best educated members of their cities . Secondly the organiza- tion of the Egyptian army : the word alloglossoi appears in Greek only in this inscription and in the passage of ...
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