City of Sokrates

City of Sokrates : An Introduction to Classical Athens

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In this extensively updated second edition, including an up-dated index and bibliography, J. W. Roberts explores the main features of Athenian life in the latter half of the fifth century BC.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 154.94 x 228.6 x 12.7mm | 385.55g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2nd Revised ed.
  • 3 black & white halftones, 5 black & white line drawings
  • 0415167787
  • 9780415167789
  • 131,169

Table of contents

Preface Acknowledgements Introduction The Sources of Knowledge 1. Country and Town 2. Population, Property, Taxation 3. Radical Democracy: Constitution Cohesion 4. The Imperial Ethos 5. Schooling, Literacy, Books and History 6. Religion 7. Art and Patronage: Poetry in General Tragedy Comedy Visual Art 8. Science, Nature, Culture and the Sophists 9. Philosophy, from Anaxagoras to Sokrates Appendix 1. Athenian Money Appendix 2. Chronological Table Further Reading Index.

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