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    DescriptionDavid M. Lewis (1928-1994) was one of the foremost historians of the ancient world, and was uniquely expert in both Greek and Near Eastern history. His name appears on the spine of numerous important books, but much of his most original and influential work was published in article form. The papers selected for this 1997 volume illustrate the range and quality of his work on Greek and Near Eastern history and his particular expertise in dealing with inscriptions, ostraka, and coins. Professor Lewis began considering the choice of papers for inclusion before his death and they have been prepared for publication by Professor P. J. Rhodes. A complete bibliography of the author's published works concludes the volume.


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    Title
    Selected Papers in Greek and Near Eastern History
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) David M. Lewis, Volume editor P. J. Rhodes
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 432
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 228 mm
    Thickness: 29 mm
    Weight: 800 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521465649
    ISBN 10: 0521465648
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    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD, HBLA
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    DC21: 938
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
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    B&T General Subject: 500
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15540
    Abridged Dewey: 938
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    B&T Approval Code: A14202030
    DC22: 938
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    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Approval Code: A14500000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 07
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, HIS002010
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    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAG
    LC classification: DF78 .L46 1997
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    Thema V1.0: NHB, NHD, NHC
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    4 b/w illus.
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    28 November 1997
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Review quote
    'These Selected Papers in Greek and Near Eastern History ... cannot be welcomed too warmly ... The volume brings out excellently the enormous range of Professor Lewis's interests and sympathies, as well as the supremely high quality and attention to detail for which he was famous.' Rosalind Thomas, The Times Literary Supplement 'Scholars ad students will find this book enormously useful ... This book is a worthy final tribute to an outstanding scholar and generous helper of many.' Journal of Hellenic Studies
    Table of contents
    Part I. General: 1. Boeckh, Staatshaushaltung der Athener, 1817-1967; 2. On the new text of Teos; 3. The origins of the First Peloponnesian War; 4. The federal constitution of Keos; 5. The Athens Peace of 371; 6. Preliminary notes on the Locri archive; 7. Temple inventories in ancient Greece; 8. Democratic institutions and their diffusion; Part II. Athenian: 9. Public property in the city; 10. Cleisthenes and Attica; 11. Review of J. S. Traill, The Political Organisation of Attica; 12. Review of P. Siewart, Die Trittyen Attikas und die Heeresreform des Kleisthenes; 13. The Kerameikos ostraka; 14. Megakles and Eretria; 15. The Athenian Coinage Decree; 16. Athena's robe; 17. The treaties with Leontini and Rhegion; 18. Entrenchment-clauses in Attic decrees; 19. Apollo Delios; 20. After the profanation of the Mysteries; 21. Aristophanes and politics; 22. Who was Lysistrata?; 23. A note on IG i.2, 114; 24. The epigraphical evidence for the end of Eubulus and Lycurgus; 25. The dating of Demosthenes' speeches; 26. Law on the Lesser Panathenaia; 27. The Athenian Rationes Centesimarum; 28. The chronology of the Athenian new style coinage; 29. Review of M. Thompson, The New Style Silver Coinage of Athens; Part III. Oriental: 30. The Persepolis Fortification Texts; 31. The King's dinner; 32. Datis the Mede; 33. Persians in Herodotus; 34. The Phoenician fleet in 411; 35. Persian gold and Greek international relations; 36. The first Greek Jew; 37. Review of J. N. Sevenster, Do You Know Greek?; Bibliography; Publications of David M. Lewis.