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Athenian supremacy. Age of Pericles. 479-431 B.C.

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  • Pericles of Athensby Vincent Azoulay; Janet Lloyd; Paul Cartledge

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    Pericles has had the rare distinction of giving his name to an entire period of history, embodying what has often been taken as the golden age of the ancient Greek world. ?Periclean? Athens witnessed tumultuous political and military events, and achievements of the highest order in philosophy, drama, poetry, oratory, and architecture. Pericles of... more...

  • Athen und Spartaby Raimund Schulz

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 15.84

    Die Spannungen zwischen Athen und Sparta, den beiden Großmächten Griechenlands im 5. und 4. Jahrhundert v. Chr., führten schließlich zum Peloponnesischen Krieg (431?404), einem Wendepunkt der griechischen Geschichte. Raimund Schulz erläutert zunächst die außenpolitischen Voraussetzungen, die Athen die Herrschaft über das Meer einbrachten. Er beleuchtet... more...

  • Alkibiadesby Herbert Heftner

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 25.36

    Alkibiades (451?404 v. Chr.) ist die wohl spektakulärste Figur in der Geschichte des spätklassischen Athen. In der Zeit des Peloponnesischen Krieges wechselte er mehrmals die Seiten und beeinflusste den Kriegsverlauf entscheidend. Stärker als irgendein Zeitgenosse repräsentiert dieser Prototyp eines skrupellosen Machtmenschen die Konflikte und Widersprüche... more...

  • Perikles and his Circleby Anthony J. Podlecki

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Perikles, the creator of the reputation of Classical Athens was an enigmatic figure. This book traces Perikles' development from a somewhat hesitant, though left-leaning politician, to a mature statesman fully committed to expanding Athens' maritime empire and using the material benefits of that empire to improve the ordinary lives of Athenian citizens.... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Periclesby Loren J. Samons II

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 30.00

    This Companion volume shows the infrastructure that made the Age of Pericles possible. more...

  • The Athenian Empireby Polly Low

    Edinburgh University Press 2008; US$ 148.99

    In the fifth century BC, the Athenian Empire dominated the politics and culture of the Mediterranean world. Historians, then and now, have been fascinated by that domination, and continue to grapple with the problem of explaining and analysing it. This book offers a comprehensive, and multi-faceted, analysis of the history and significance of the Athenian... more...

  • Prisoner of Historyby Madeleine M. Henry

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 99.99

    According to legend, Aspasia of Miletus was a courtesan, the teacher of Socrates, and the political adviser of her lover Pericles. Next to Sappho and Cleopatra, she is the best known woman of the ancient Mediterranean. Yet continued uncritical reception of her depiction in Attic comedy and naive acceptance of Plutarch's account of her in his Life of... more...

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