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A Companion to the Classical Greek World (Blackwell by Konrad H. Kinzl

By Konrad H. Kinzl

This spouse offers scholarly but available new interpretations of Greek heritage of the Classical interval, from the aftermath of the Persian Wars in 478 B.C. to the demise of Alexander the good in 323 B.C.

Topics coated variety from the political and institutional constructions of Greek society, to literature, paintings, economics, society, struggle, geography and the environment.
Discusses the issues of examining a number of the assets for the period.
Guides the reader in the direction of a broadly-based realizing of the historical past of the Classical Age.

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The beginnings of the polis are already perceptible in the Homeric epics, while the federal states enjoyed their best days in the third century (see above). Stasis (civil strife) and striving for hegemony over other states, as Sparta began to organize along these lines in the Peloponnesian League from the middle of the sixth century, were also features of this continuity. , overlapping epochs, which represent a structure in the sense of Braudel’s longue dure´e, but are at the same time subject to changes: No treatment of the main period of Greek civilization should end without emphasizing the continuity both with what went before and with what came after.

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