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Joseph Roisman - Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexander: The Evidence - 9781405127752 - V9781405127752
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Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexander: The Evidence

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Description for Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexander: The Evidence Hardback. Incorporating fresh, new translations of original Greek and Roman texts and drawing on a range of sources this sourcebook provides an inclusive and integrated view of Greek history, from Homer to Alexander the Great. Translator(s): Yardley, J. C. Series: Blackwell Sourcebooks in Ancient History. Num Pages: 688 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 247 x 194 x 35. Weight in Grams: 1654.
With fresh, new translations and extensive introductions and annotations, this sourcebook provides an inclusive and integrated view of Greek history, from Homer to Alexander the Great.
  • New translations of original sources are contextualized by insightful introductions and annotations
  • Includes a range of literary, artistic and material evidence from the Homeric, Archaic and Classical Ages
  • Focuses on important developments as well as specific themes to create an integrated perspective on the period
  • Links the political and social history of the Greeks to their intellectual accomplishments
  • Includes an up-to-date bibliography of seminal scholarship
  • An accompanying website offers additional evidence and explanations, as well as links to ... Read more
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Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
688
Condition
New
Series
Blackwell Sourcebooks in Ancient History
Number of Pages
688
Place of Publication
Hoboken, United States
ISBN
9781405127752
SKU
V9781405127752
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 7 to 11 working days
Ref
99-50

About Joseph Roisman
Joseph Roisman is Professor of Classics at Colby College. He has authored and edited several books, among them Brill’s Companion to Alexander the Great (2003) and The Rhetoric of Manhood: Masculinity in the Attic Orators (2005). J.C. Yardley is Emeritus Professor of Classics at the University of Ottawa. He has published extensively on Greek and Roman history ... Read more

Reviews for Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexander: The Evidence
"A welcome contribution to introductory studies on Greek history, and aims at presenting not just the historical narration but also the primary sources on which history is based... Whatever their background, all readers will benefit from this study, since Roisman manages to cover thoroughly the main aspects of each period. In addition to the historical narrative the book is supplemented ... Read more

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