BeschreibungTwo series of narrative chapters, one on the growth of the Athenian Empire and the development of the Athenian Empire and the development of Athenian democracy, the other on the Peloponnesian War which brought them down, are divided by a series of studies in which the artistic and literary achievements of the fifth century are described.
InhaltsverzeichnisList of maps; List of text-figures; Preface; 1. Sources, chronology, method D. M. Lewis; 2. Greece after the Persian Wars J. K. Davies; 3. The Delian League to 449 BC P. J. Rhodes; 4. The Athenian revolution P. J. Rhodes; 5. Mainland Greece, 479-451 BC D. M. Lewis; 6. The thirty years' peace D. M. Lewis; 7. Sicily, 478-431 BC D. Asheri; 8. Greek culture, religion and society in the fifth-century BC a. Art: archaic to classical J. J. Pollitt; b. Classical cities and sanctuaries R. E. Wycherley; c. Rebuilding in Athens and Attica R. E. Wycherley; d. Panhellenic cults and panhellenic poets N. J. Richardson; e. Athenian cults and festivals Walter Burkert; f. Athenian religion and literature B. M. W. Knox; g. Society and economy J. K. Davies; h. Athens as a cultural centre; M. Ostwald; 9. The Archidamian War D. M. Lewis; 10. The Peace of Nicias and the Sicilian Expedition A. Andrews; 11. The Spartan resurgence A. Andrews; Bibliography; Abbreviations; Index.
Pressestimmen"The distinguished contributors...write authoritatively, with surprisingly few inconsistencies or disagreements... In short: a splendid book, essential for every collection on ancient history..." Classical World "It sums up some of the best scholarship since 1927." The Classical Journal
Untertitel: 'Cambridge Ancient History'. 2 Rev ed. 40 b/w illus. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Cambridge University Press
Erscheinungsdatum: März 1992
Seitenanzahl: 620 Seiten