Greek People

Greek People

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This supplemental text explains the ancient classical Greek world, by focusing on individual personalities - what is known about them and their world view. Each individual becomes a lens through which the student can view the values and characteristics of ancient Greece.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 296 pages
  • 190 x 234 x 14mm | 493g
  • McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
  • Mayfield Publishing Co ,U.S.
  • United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • illustrations, maps
  • 0767417054
  • 9780767417051

Table of contents

Preface Illustrations Chronology 1. After Homer: A New Age Finds Its Voice--Archilochus of Paros, Poet, Soldier, Illegitimate Son 2. A World of Iron and Tyrants: Hesiod the Bard, Polycrates of Samos, and Eupalinus the Engineer 3. The Panhellenic Games: Phayllus of Croton--An Early Sports Hero 4. Eros Unchained: Bisexuality Among the Greeks--Sappho of Lesbos, Harmodius and Aristogiton of Athens, Theodotus and His Lovers 5. The Problem with Persia: East Against West--Polygnotus, Politics, and Paintbrushes 6. A Gilded Edge for a Golden Age: Aspasia the Courtesan in Periclean Athens 7. Rowdies, Rogues, and Robbers: The Other Side of Law in Fifth- and Fourth-Century Athens--Eratosthenes the Adulterer, Conon the Thug, "Clytemnestra" the Poisoner, Diogeiton the Embezzler, and Phormio the Con-Artist 8. Hellenistic Science, Technology, and Fantasy: Alexander and His Submarine Adventure Appendix People of Atlantis: Plato's Imagination -- Or Recycled Minoans? Epilogue Glossary and Pronunciation Guide Acknowledgments Illustration Credits Indexshow more

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