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    The Oxford Illustrated History of Greece and the Hellenistic World (Oxford Illustrated Histories) (Paperback) By (author) Jasper Griffin, By (author) Oswyn Murray, Edited by John Boardman, Edited by Jasper Griffin, Edited by Oswyn Murray

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    DescriptionThe legacy of the Hellenistic world is vast - it ranges from architecture to philosophy, literature, and the visual arts to military strategy and science. This beautifully illustrated study covers the period from the eighth century BC, which witnessed the emergence of the Greek city-states, to the conquests of Alexander the Great and the establishment of the Greek monarchies some five centuries later. Chapters dealing with political and social history are interspersed with chapters on philosophy and the arts, including Homer, Greek myth, Aristotle and Plato, Greek dramatists such as Sophocles and Aristophanes, and the flourishing of the visual and plastic arts.


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    Title
    The Oxford Illustrated History of Greece and the Hellenistic World
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jasper Griffin, By (author) Oswyn Murray, Edited by John Boardman, Edited by Jasper Griffin, Edited by Oswyn Murray
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 456
    Width: 188 mm
    Height: 244 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 998 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780192854384
    ISBN 10: 0192854380
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD, HBLA
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    DC21: 938
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Ingram Theme: THEO/ACADEM
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    ECPA Christian Book Category: GNRGSEREF
    Ingram Theme: CULT/GREECE
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    Abridged Dewey: 938
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A14202030
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 37
    DC22: 938
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    B&T Approval Code: A14530000
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002010
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAG
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: DF214 .O94 2001
    Thema V1.0: NHD, NHC
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1QBAG
    Illustrations note
    8 pp colour plates, numerous black and white illustrations
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford Paperbacks
    Publication date
    24 May 2001
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Author Information
    Oswyn Murray is MacGregor Fellow, Jowett Fellow, Jowett Lecturer, and Tutor in Ancient History, Balliol College, Oxford.
    Review quote
    this book has no equal and would be difficult to better. Books and Bookmen
    Table of contents
    List of Illustrations ; List of Maps ; Introduction ; 1. Greece: The History of the Archaic Period ; 2. Homer ; 3. Greek Myth and Hesiod ; 4. Lyric and Elegaic Poetry ; 5. Early Greek Philosophy ; 6. Greece: The History of the Classical Period ; 7. Greek Drama ; 8. Greek Historians ; 9. Life and Society in Classical Greece ; 10. Classical Greek Philosophy ; 11. Greek Religion ; 12. Greek Art and Architecture ; 13. The History of the Hellenistic Period ; 14. Hellenistic Culture and Literature ; 15. Hellenistic Philosophy and Science ; 16. Hellenistic and Graeco-Roman Art ; Table of Events ; Index