HarperCollins UK, 19. des. 2013 - 368 síđur
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Within the space of three centuries, up to the great Persian invasion of 480BC, Greece was transformed from a simple peasant society into a sophisticated civilisation which 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 Western world. The author of this book places this development in the context of Mediterranean civilisation, providing an account of the transformation that launched Western culture.
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... civilization, both as a subject ofstudy, in the wayinwhichits historycan be reconstructed, and also in reality. TheMycenean written records consist oflists of equipment and provisions stored in the palace, and relate to.
... record oraltraditions about the past.His practice was in each placeto seek out 'the menwithknowledge', usually priests or officials,and record their accountwith theminimum of comment. Only occasionally will he give variant traditions ...
... records surviving in localarchives were primarily of chronological interest –lists of priests, victors at the games, and annual magistrates. About the end of the fifth century the sophist and antiquarian lecturer Hippias of Elis ...
Myth Historyand Archaeology II Sources
the Economy XIV The Comingof the Persians XV The Leadership of Greece Sparta and Athens
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