Michael Whitby presents essays on key aspects of Spartan history and society, by some of the leading classicists in the world, such as Paul Cartledge, Anton Powell, and Stephen Hodkinson. Also, the contributors have mostly written their articles in an accessible fashion. This volume introduces the reader to every important aspect of the society of Sparta, the dominant power in southern Greece from the seventh century B. After several years at St Andrews, where he became Professor of Ancient History, he was appointed Professor of Classics and Ancient History at Warwick University in 1995. Andrewes Trials at Sparta 69 17 G. And overall, I would have no trouble recommending this book to others as long as they know that it's an academic tome. Michael Whitby offers essays on key elements of Spartan heritage and society, via a few of the major classicists on the planet, reminiscent of Paul Cartledge, Anton Powell, and Stephen Hodkinson.
The Cambridge history of Greek and Roman warfare. While the book is basically written for the novice and serious classical history buff alike, it would nonetheless be prudent to have some degree of familiarity with the Spartans prior to turning the front cover. The reader can expect a lot of conversation about uncertainty, with discussions of why this or that authoritative source bears listening to. A reader, once they engage the material, will certainly emerge not only better educated about Sparta, but in how a historian works and thinks. . The reader who will be best served by the book will have a broad but not necessarily in-depth background in ancient Greek history, politics and literary sources.
Michael Whitby introduces and presents some of the most outstanding contributions to the history of Sparta. This volume introduces the reader to every important aspect of the society of Sparta, the dominant power in southern Greece from the seventh century B. The conglomerate of historians include Paul Cartledge, G. He was Professor of Classics and Ancient History at the , having joined the Department of Classics and Ancient History in 1996. On 1 September 2010, he became pro-vice-chancellor and head of College of Arts and Law at the. The present book is a collection of essays that cover all of these topics and more. Michael Whitby studied Classics at Corpus Christi College, Oxford.
It is written in a way to form your own opinions, but then doesn't give enough detailed and vital information to even do so with a clear vision and interest. He also served as 'Teaching, Learning and Quality' from 2003, and then 'Academic Planning and Resources'. He has chosen them partly for their clarity and importance, and partly too for the questions they raise about the problems of studying Sparta - what evidence to consider, what precautions need to be observed in considering it, and what sorts of conclusions it is reasonable to draw. He returned to Oxford to conduct postgraduate study in Byzantine history. Archived from on 2 January 2009.
Click on the cover image above to read some pages of this book! К минусам я бы отнес тот факт, что некоторые статьи больше напоминают отписки. They adjudicate facts and address the problems inherent in historical evidence. Michael Whitby presents essays on key aspects of Spartan history and society, by some of the leading classicists in the world, such as Paul Cartledge, Anton Powell, and Stephen Hodkinson. How to evaluate and weigh historical records. I have read as much as I can but can't read much at a time because it is so dry.
Michael Whitby presents essays on key aspects of Spartan history and society, by some of the leading classicists in the world, such as Paul Cartledge, Anton This volume introduces the reader to every important aspect of the society of Sparta, the dominant power in southern Greece from the seventh century B. Видимые повреждения обложки отсутствуют, книга в твердом переплете обернута в суперобложку если применимо. Если интересуетесь Спартой, то рекомендую. This volume introduces the reader to every important aspect of the society of Sparta, the dominant power in southern Greece from the seventh century B. Examensarbeit aus dem Jahr 2010 im Fachbereich Geschichte - Weltgeschichte - Frühgeschichte, Antike, observe: 2,0, Technische Universität Dresden, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: In der vorliegenden Arbeit soll die Entwicklung der Herrschaft der Athener innerhalb des Ersten Delisch- Attischen Seebundes im zeitlichen Rahmen von der Gründung bis zur Verlegung der Bundeskasse untersucht werden. Those persons who pick this up without any prior knowledge of Spartan history will be apt to get lost. If classical history is your interest, this is a book you need to check out.
Preface Note to the Reader Abbreviations Glossary Maps Introduction p. Вся их суть сводится к тому, что нужно искать более подробные публикации автора. The French philosophes tackled the problem of the hierarchy of genres with spectacular inflexibility, and so they regarded down on these varieties of paintings that they observed as advertisement, renowned, and in simple terms wonderful. The way everything is presented in this book was a downer for me. Cawkwell Intellectual Chronology 258 2 Guide to Further Reading 260 3 Bibliography 263 5 Index 268. Along the way we learn about their customs, the male educational system the Agoge , their economic base, the subjection of the Helots, their relations with other Greek states and much more. Статьи в сборнике представлены самые разные.
Pam by far has written the best review for this book. The authors are among the foremost scholars of ancient Sparta in the world. You won't find a better collection of essays on the Spartans anywhere else; of that much I am certain. Considerations and Summary ::: If you are looking for an introduction to Sparta and things Grecian, continue on with your search. Хороший сборник статей, объединивший в себе работы известных специалистов по истории классической Спарты. Да еще и от Пола Картледжа. Любопытные материалы по коррупции и падению Спарты в борьбе с Фивами.