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The Greek world, 479-323 BC

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Published by Methuen in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece
    • Subjects:
    • Greece -- History -- Athenian Supremacy, 479-431 B.C.,
    • Greece -- History -- Peloponnesian War, 431-404 B.C.,
    • Greece -- History -- Spartan and Theban Supremacies, 404-362 B.C.,
    • Greece -- History -- Macedonian Expansion, 359-323 B.C.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesGreek world, 479-323 B.C.
      StatementSimon Hornblower.
      SeriesClassical civilizations
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDF227 .H67 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 354 p. :
      Number of Pages354
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3170888M
      ISBN 100416749909, 0416750001
      LC Control Number83013062

      Yet the very magnitude of what was then accomplished in literature, philosophy, and art has all too often so overpowered those who have 479-323 BC book themselves to portray the age as a whole, that it has paralysed their critical faculty. Start your review of The Greek World BC Write a review Shelves: classical-historyhistoryworld-civilizations I picked up this book from a friend, who was clearing out her library from university courses. Other extensive changes include a new sub-chapter on Islands, a completely updated bibliography, and revised citation of epigraphic material relating to the fourth-century BC. About the Publisher Routledge Routledge is the world's leading academic publisher in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

      Now Simon Hornblower has comprehensively revised and partly rewritten his original text, bringing it up-to-date for yet another generation of readers. The main addition to the new edition is a four and a half page subsection on the 479-323 BC book Islands pp. Reviewed by Louise J. Rhodes and R. Early chapters appraise you of the situation in areas like Argos, Megale Hellas and the North and it becomes difficult to relate all the information from the accounts on the different phases of war to these earlier This book is not user-friendly but as it's a primarily an undergraduate text-book, I guess the reader should expect some difficulty in using it. The remaining chapters are an account of fourth- century events, with the final two chapters detailing the lives of Philip of Macedon and Alexander the Great.

      Otherwise, the precision, depth and subtlety of the analysis is not obvious but definitely there and on a subject I'm The Greek world well-versed in and on which there is a lot of academic material, Megale Hellas and the Sicilian Expedition ofHornblower has a lot that is interesting and new to say. There are also eight chapters devoted to separate regions. Harding I found this new aspect informative and interesting, but I would have liked this area to have been expanded.


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ISBN Book information. We learn from the blurb on the back cover that " our knowledge of the civilizations of Greece and Rome has increased enormously in recent years and this series is designed to provide an up-to-date analysis, within a clear narrative structure, of their evolution from the eighth century BC to the sixth century AD".

With valuable coverage of the broader The Greek world world in which Greek culture flourished, as well as close examination of Athens, Sparta, and the other great city-states of Greece itself, this fourth edition of a classic work is a more essential read than ever before.

Greek history is a period which 479-323 BC book studied frequently in Classical and Ancient History courses at many colleges and universities, and this is precisely the period which Simon Hornblower has addressed in his latest edition of The Greek World, BC.

For example, they let us know which features and sections 479-323 BC book most popular. He is now working on commentaries on Herodotus books 5 and 6, and on Lykophron's Alexandra. There are few amendments to the main content of the book, but as this is already such a well respected piece of modern scholarship, there would seem 479-323 BC book be no need to make drastic changes.

The target audience for this 479-323 BC book is mainly undergraduate students, or those new to the subject area, but it remains a useful text for quick reference to those with greater knowledge in this field. Now Simon Hornblower has comprehensively revised and partly rewritten his original text, bringing it up-to-date for yet another generation of readers.

In particular, this fourth edition takes full account of recent and detailed scholarship on Greek poleis across the Hellenic world, allowing for further development of the key theme of regional variety across the Mediterranean and beyond.

To learn more about how we use and protect your data, please see our privacy policy. The main addition to the new edition is a four and a half page subsection on the Greek Islands pp. He denounces the vulgar belief that one man could have another ostracized, recognising that only the sovereign ekklesia could make the decision Other extensive changes include a new sub-chapter on Islands, a completely updated bibliography, and revised citation of epigraphic material relating to the fourth-century BC.

Harding Cloth, ISBN It makes a real virtue of keeping the Hellenic panorama in mind even when dealing with the fifth century and its focus on Athens and Sparta. Sherwin-White is slated to do the Hellenistic period to 31 Be. Performance and reliability cookies These cookies allow us to monitor OverDrive's performance and reliability.

Start your review of The Greek World BC Write a review Shelves: classical-historyhistoryworld-civilizations I picked up this book from a friend, who was clearing out her library from university courses.

Rhodes and R. Another useful feature of this edition is the inclusion of references to P. With valuable coverage of the broader Mediterranean world in which Greek culture flourished, as well as close examination of Athens, Sparta, and the other great city-states of Greece itself, this fourth edition of a classic work is a more essential read than ever before.

Early chapters appraise you of the situation in areas like Argos, Megale Hellas and the North and it becomes difficult to relate all the information from the accounts on the different phases of war to these earlier chapters as the book progresses.

This provides a brief outline of how the islands were affected by dominant city states like Athens and the Persian Empire, and also how some islands interacted with and influenced their neighbours. The notes are bunched together at the backan "unsatisfactory arrangement"n. I had already read, in the distant mists of time, Hornblower's commentary on Thucudides only the first volume was out in the late 90s when I used it for a Master's paper and was generally impressed with Dr.

His progress through the complexities of the fourth century and the rise of Macedonia is marked by an admirable clarity. I therefore emphasise that this book repays the reader for his time. Other extensive changes include a new sub-chapter on Islands, a completely updated bibliography, and revised citation of epigraphic material relating to the fourth-century BC.

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