All Things Ancient Greece: An Encyclopedia of the Greek World [2 volumes]

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James W. Ermatingerauthor

James W. Ermatinger, PhD, is professor of history and dean at University of Illinois Springfield in Springfield, IL.

All Things Ancient Greece: An Encyclopedia of the Greek World [2 volumes]

20221031

Greenwood

Pages 664
Topics Aegospotami, Battle;Sicilian Expedition;Persia;Peloponnesian War;Monarchy;Melian Dialogue;Linear B;Ionian League;Helot;Ephors;Democracy;Cyclades;Corinthian War;Cnossos;Chalcidian League;Athenian Empire;Aristotelian Philosophy;Agriculture;World History: Culture

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All Things Ancient Greece: An Encyclopedia of the Greek World [2 volumes]

Author(s): Ermatinger, James;
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Abstract:

As an invaluable resource for students and general audiences investigating Ancient Greek culture and history, this encyclopedia provides a thorough examination of the Mediterranean world and its influence on modern society.

All Things Ancient Greece</i> examines the history and cultural life of Ancient Greece until the death of Philip II of Macedon in 336 BCE. The encyclopedia shows how the various city-states developed from the Bronze Age to the end of the Classical Age, influencing the Greek world and beyond.

The cultural achievements of the Greeks detailed in this two-volume set include literature, politics, medicine, religion, and the arts. This work has entries on the various city-states, regions, battles, culture, and ideas that helped shape the ancient Greek world and its societies. Each entry delves into detailed topics with suggested readings. Many entries include sidebars containing primary documents from ancient sources that explore ancillary ideas, biographies, and specific examples from literature and philosophy. Readers, both students of ancient history and a general audience, are encouraged to interact with the material either chronologically, thematically, or geographically.

  • Contains 30 primary documents from literary works that help explain and expand upon the specific entries</li>

  • Examines the various political structures and offices that formed modern political states</li>

  • Allows readers to explore various cultural and historic differences between city-states</li>

  • Provides introductory background information and suggested readings to help readers further explore topics</li>

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SortTitle: all things ancient greece: an encyclopedia of the greek world [2 volumes]
Keyword(s): Aegospotami, Battle; Sicilian Expedition; Persia; Peloponnesian War; Monarchy; Melian Dialogue; Linear B; Ionian League; Helot; Ephors; Democracy; Cyclades; Corinthian War; Cnossos; Chalcidian League; Athenian Empire; Aristotelian Philosophy; Agriculture; World History: Culture
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James W. Ermatingerauthor

James W. Ermatinger, PhD, is professor of history and dean at University of Illinois Springfield in Springfield, IL.

eISBN-13: 9781440874543
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Imprint: Greenwood
Pages: 664
Publication Date: 20221031

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