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By Kurt A. Raaflaub, Hans van Wees

A scientific survey of archaic Greek society and tradition which introduces the reader to a variety of new techniques to the interval.

  • The first accomplished and available survey of advancements within the research of archaic Greece
  • Places Greek society of c.750-480 BCE in its chronological and geographical context
  • Gives equivalent emphasis to proven issues reminiscent of tyranny and political reform and more recent matters like gender and ethnicity
  • Combines bills of historic advancements with local surveys of archaeological facts and in-depth remedies of chosen themes
  • Explores the influence of jap and different non-Greek cultures within the improvement of Greece
  • Uses archaeological and literary facts to reconstruct extensive styles of social and cultural development

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J. Derks and N. G. A. M. ), Ethnic Constructs in Antiquity: The Role of Power and Tradition (2009). John K. Davies was Rathbone Professor of Ancient History and Classical Archaeology at the University of Liverpool 1977–2003, was elected FBA in 1985, FSA in 1986, and Corresponding Member of the German Archaeological Institute in 2000, and was Leverhulme Research Professor 1995–2000. He is the author of Athenian Propertied Families 600–300 BC (1971, revd. edn. in progress), Democracy and Classical Greece (2nd edn.

S. ), Ancient Greece: From the Mycenaean Palaces to the Age of Homer (2006): 271–97; “The Ionians in the Archaic Period: Shifting Identities in a Changing World,” in A. M. J. Derks and N. G. A. M. ), Ethnic Constructs in Antiquity: The Role of Power and Tradition (2009). John K. Davies was Rathbone Professor of Ancient History and Classical Archaeology at the University of Liverpool 1977–2003, was elected FBA in 1985, FSA in 1986, and Corresponding Member of the German Archaeological Institute in 2000, and was Leverhulme Research Professor 1995–2000.

1200–1100 BC LMIIIC Late Minoan IIIC ca. 1200–1100 BC MG Middle Geometric ca. 850–750 BC PG Protogeometric ca. 1050–900 BC SPG SubProtogeometric ca. 900–750 (in Euboea) Archaic ca. 750–480 BC Standard Works DK Diels and Kranz 1951–2 DNP Der Neue Pauly Icr Inscriptiones Creticae: Guarducci 1935–50 IG Inscriptiones Graecae Inventory Hansen and Nielsen 2004 ML Meiggs and Lewis 1969 (1988) Nomima van Effenterre and Ruzé 1994–5 OCD Oxford Classical Dictionary RE Realencyclopaedie der classischen Altertumswissenschaft SIG Sylloge Inscriptionum Graecarum Map 1 The eastern Mediterranean and the Persian empire Map 2 The western Mediterranean Map 3 The Peloponnese Map 4 Laconia Map 5 Messenia Map 6 Attica Map 7 The central Aegean Map 8 Naxos and Paros Map 9 Crete Map 10 Greek Asia Minor Map 11 The Black Sea Map 12 The northern Aegean Map 13 Macedonia Map 14 Northern Greece Map 15 Central Greece PART I Introduction CHAPTER ONE The Historiography of Archaic Greece John K.

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