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    DescriptionFrom Solon to Socrates is a magisterial narrative introduction to what is generally regarded as the most important period of Greek history. Stressing the unity of Greek history and the centrality of Athens, Victor Ehrenberg covers a rich and diverse range of political, economic, military and cultural issues in the Greek world, from the early history of the Greeks, including early Sparta and the wars with Persia, to the ascendancy of Athens and the Peloponnesian War.


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    Title
    From Solon to Socrates
    Subtitle
    Greek History and Civilization During the 6th and 5th Centuries BC
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Victor Ehrenberg, Foreword by Paul Millett
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 432
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 214 mm
    Thickness: 32 mm
    Weight: 558 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415584876
    ISBN 10: 0415584876
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15440
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3D
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
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    BIC subject category V2: HBLA1
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    DC22: 938.03
    BIC subject category V2: 3D, 1QDAG
    LC classification: DF77 .E35 2011
    BISAC region code: 1.7.3.0.0.0.0
    Ingram Theme: INDS/CLASSI
    Thema V1.0: NHD, NHC
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1QBAG
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3C
    Edition statement
    Revised ed.
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    31 October 2010
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Victor Ehrenberg (1891-1976) was a German historian renowned for his study of Greek history. He emigrated to Britain in 1939 and was Reader in Ancient History at Bedford College, University of London.
    Table of contents
    I INTRODUCTION 1. From Solon to Socrates 2. The Early History of the Greeks 3. The Eighth Century 4. The Great Colonization (c. 750-550) 5. The Seventh Century. II EARLY SPARTA 1. Creation of a State 2. Towards Social Reform 3. The State of the Ephors. III ATHENS BEFORE AND UNDER SOLON 1. The Aristocratic State 2. The Social Crisis 3. Solon: Seisachtheia and Constitution 4. Solons Legislation. IV THE SIXTH CENTURY 1. Tyrannis at Athens 2. Cleisthenes 3. The Wider Greek Scene. V THE WARS FOR FREEDOM 1. The Ionian Revolt and the MotherLAND 2. Marathon 3. Between the Wars 4. The Great War in East and West 5. The War Generation. VI THE ASCENDANCY OF ATHENS 1. Growing Imperialism 2. Democracy and Dualism 3. The Age of Pericles 4. The Western Greeks. VII THE PELOPONNESIAN WAR 1. Prelude to War 2. The Archidamian War 3. Between Peace and War 4. The Last Act. VIII KNOW THYSELF 1. The Birth of Science 2. The Sophists 3. Political Events 4. The End of Tragedy 5. Thucydides 6. Socrates. Conclusion. Notes. Indices. Maps.