Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexander: The Evidence

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John Wiley & Sons, Jul 12, 2011 - History - 642 pages
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With fresh, new translations and extensive introductions andannotations, this sourcebook provides an inclusive and integratedview of Greek history, from Homer to Alexander the Great.
  • New translations of original sources are contextualized byinsightful introductions and annotations
  • Includes a range of literary, artistic and material evidencefrom the Homeric, Archaic and Classical Ages
  • Focuses on important developments as well as specific themes tocreate an integrated perspective on the period
  • Links the political and social history of the Greeks to theirintellectual accomplishments
  • Includes an up-to-date bibliography of seminal scholarship
  • An accompanying website offers additional evidence andexplanations, as well as links to useful online resources

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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 and sources. His books include Alexander the Great: Historical Sources in Translation (ed. with Waldemar Heckel, Blackwell, 2004) and many translations of key texts, from Tacitus and Justin to Livy and Quintus Curtius Rufus.

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