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Myth and Territory in the Spartan Mediterranean


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Mai 2003

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

This book discusses Greek attitudes to settlement and territory as articulated through myths and cults.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction; 1. The 'colony of the Dorians' and the Return of the Herakleidai; 2. The Homeric king of Sparta: Menelaos in a Spartan Mediterranean; 3. Spartan colonisation in the Aegean and the Peloponnese; 4. Taras: native hostility, territorial possession, and a new-ancient past; 5. Foundation and territory: the cults of Apollo Karneios and Zeus Ammon; 6. Myth and colonial territory: Libya; 7. Promises unfulfilled: Dorieus between North Africa and Sicily; 8. Myth and decolonization: Sparta's colony at Herakleia Trachinia.

Pressestimmen

"...this book provides a densely detailed and richly annotated gazetteer of every myth concerning Sparta." Pericles Georges, American Historical Review
EAN: 9780521520249
ISBN: 052152024X
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2003
Seitenanzahl: 300 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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