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  1. Outsiders in the Greek Cities in the Fourth Century BC (Routledge Revivals)

    By Paul Mckechnie

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    During the fourth century BC the number of Greeks who did not live as citizens in the city-states of southern mainland Greece increased considerably: mercenaries, pirates, itinerant artisans and traders, their origins differed widely. It has been argued that this increase was caused by the...

    Published November 6th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Classical Sparta (Routledge Revivals)

    Techniques Behind Her Success

    By Anton Powell

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This collection, first published in 1989, investigates aspects of the Spartan polity which have often been overlooked or underestimated. Viewed at least until the Renaissance as the epitome of classical virtues, Sparta has in the last two centuries suffered a rapid decline in reputation among...

    Published November 6th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Seleukos Nikator (Routledge Revivals)

    Constructing a Hellenistic Kingdom

    By John D Grainger

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Following the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC, one of his commanders, Seleukos Nikator, rose over a period of forty years from being a landless refugee to the most successful of the Successor kings. This biography, first published in 1990, makes use of both historical and archaeological...

    Published November 6th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Law and Society in Classical Athens (Routledge Revivals)

    By Richard Garner

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Law and Society in Classical Athens, first published in 1987, traces the development of legal thought and its relation to Athenian values. Previously Athens’ courts have been regarded as chaotic, isolated from the rest of society and even bizarre. The importance of rhetoric and the mischief made by...

    Published November 6th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Interpretations of Greek Mythology (Routledge Revivals)

    By Jan N. Bremmer

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Interpretations of Greek Mythology, first published in1987, builds on the innovative work of Walter Burkert and the ‘Paris school’ of Jean-Pierre Vernant, and represents a renewal of interpretation of Greek mythology. The contributors to this volume present a variety of approaches to the Greek...

    Published November 6th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Herodotos the Historian (Routledge Revivals)

    His Problems, Methods and Originality

    By K. H. Waters

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The work of Herodotos of Halikarnassos, ‘the father of history’, differs in many ways from that of modern historians, and it poses special problems to the student. Herodotos’ history of the Persian Wars, written in the second half of the fifth century BC, was both the first attempt at a...

    Published November 6th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Athens in Decline (Routledge Revivals)

    404-86 B.C.

    By Claude Mossé

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Athens has, at different times and from different points of view, been cited as a model of moderate democracy and triumphant humanism, or, on the contrary, as an illustration of the disorders due to demagoguery and misguided imperialism. Professor Mossé looks beyond these judgments to discuss the...

    Published November 6th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Aristocratic Society in Ancient Crete (Routledge Revivals)

    By R. F. Willetts

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Aristocratic Society in Ancient Crete, first published in 1955, investigates the emergence and progress of Dorian society on Crete from the 8th century BC onwards. The major contribution of Cretan culture in this period was in the field of law – law and order are traditionally linked, and Dorian...

    Published November 6th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Greek City and its Institutions

    By G. Glotz

    Originally published between 1920-70,The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Greek Rational Medicine

    Philosophy and Medicine from Alcmaeon to the Alexandrians

    By James Longrigg

    The ancient Greek medical thinkers were profoundly influenced by Ionian natural philosophy. This philosophy caused them to adopt a radically new attitude towards disease and healing. James Longrigg shows how their rational attitudes ultimately resulted in levels of sophistication largely...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge