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By Kurt A. Raaflaub, Hans van Wees

A scientific survey of archaic Greek society and tradition which introduces the reader to a variety of new techniques to the interval.

  • The first entire and available survey of advancements within the research of archaic Greece
  • Places Greek society of c.750-480 BCE in its chronological and geographical context
  • Gives equivalent emphasis to confirmed issues reminiscent of tyranny and political reform and more moderen topics like gender and ethnicity
  • Combines bills of ancient advancements with nearby surveys of archaeological facts and in-depth remedies of chosen themes
  • Explores the influence of japanese and different non-Greek cultures within the improvement of Greece
  • Uses archaeological and literary facts to reconstruct wide styles of social and cultural development

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2006, 2008). He is founder and editor-in-chief of the journal Ancient West & East and of its monograph supplement Colloquia Antiqua. Christoph Ulf is Professor of Ancient History at the University of Innsbruck, Austria. His main research interests focus on the history of archaic Greek societies, the interaction between archaic Greece and the cultures of the near east, sports, and ancient society, and the impact of political beliefs on historiography. His many publications include Die homerische Gesellschaft.

3 View of Mt. 1 The Mazzola “industrial quarter” at Pithecusae, ca. 2 (a) Life-size kouros, ca. 530 BC; (b) small kore, ca. 3 (a) An Athenian black-figure amphora of the so-called Tyrrhenian type, ca. 560 BC; (b) an Athenian red-figure plate by Paseas, ca. 5 (a) Two sides of a silver stater from Teos, dated to ca. 1 Symposium, featuring a cuirass and two helmets behind the diners, Middle Corinthian krater, Athana Painter, ca. 2 Boeotian symposium: Boeotian kantharos of ca. 2 Boxers and umpires, red-figure kylix, Triptolemos painter, ca.

Jonathan M. Hall is the Phyllis Fay Horton Professor in the Humanities, Professor and Chair of Classics, and Professor in the Department of History and the College at the University of Chicago. His interests include the construction and maintenance of social, cultural, and ethnic identity in antiquity and the relationship between literary texts and material culture. He is the author of Ethnic Identity in Greek Antiquity (1997), which won the American Philological Association’s Charles J. Goodwin Award for Merit in 1999; Hellenicity: Between Ethnicity and Culture (2002), which won the University of Chicago Press’ Gordon J.

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