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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
In this fully revised and updated edition of his groundbreaking study, Paul Cartledge uncovers the realities behind the potent myth of Sparta. The book explores both the city-state of Sparta and the territory of Lakonia which it unified and exploited. Combining the more traditional written sources with archaeological and environmental perspectives,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
This collection, first published in 1989, investigates aspects of the Spartan polity which have often been overlooked or underestimated. Recent studies have emphasised permanent problems which beset Sparta: the small size of her citizen body, the tensions between noble Spartiates and commoners, the ambiguous role of women, and, of course, the helots.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 155.00
Lund sets Lysimachus' actions significantly within the context of the volatile early Hellenistic world and views them as part of a continuum of imperial rule in Asia minor. She challenges the assumption that he was vicious and incompetent. more...
- Routledge 1995; US$ 148.00
Through an analysis of Xenophon's complete body of work, focusing on the Hellenica and Anabasis, he is shown to be very much a man of his times, with topical concerns such as panhellenism, the influence of the gods, and the idea of utopia. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95
A critical approach to the sources of information on ancient Athenian politics presenting contemporary sources, later historical and biographical writings, archaeological evidence, inscriptions on stone, and papyri from Egypt. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95
Clear and direct in style, and with more than eighty photographs, maps and plans, this is a widely relevant study of Greek history, archaeology and society that gives unprecedented understanding of polis identity and Greek ethnic groups. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 40.95
Geometric Greece has long been the standard work on this absorbing period, which saw the evolution of the Greek city-states, the composition of the Homeric poems, the rise of the great Panhellenic sanctuaries and the first exodus of Greek colonists to southern Italy and Sicily. Professor Coldstream has now fully updated his comprehensive survey... more...