City of Sokrates: An Introduction to Classical Athens

City of Sokrates: An Introduction to Classical Athens


By (author) J. W. Roberts


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  • Publisher: ROUTLEDGE
  • Format: Paperback | 288 pages
  • Dimensions: 155mm x 229mm x 13mm | 386g
  • Publication date: 1 August 1998
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0415167787
  • ISBN 13: 9780415167789
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 3 black & white halftones, 5 black & white line drawings
  • Sales rank: 129,991

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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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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.