Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexander

Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexander

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With fresh, new translations and extensive introductions and annotations, this sourcebook provides an inclusive and integrated view of Greek history, from Homer to Alexander the Great. New translations of original sources are contextualized by insightful introductions and annotations Includes a range of literary, artistic and material evidence from the Homeric, Archaic and Classical Ages Focuses on important developments as well as specific themes to create an integrated perspective on the period Links the political and social history of the Greeks to their intellectual accomplishments Includes an up-to-date bibliography of seminal scholarship An accompanying website offers additional evidence and explanations, as well as links to useful online resourcesWhat, according to Hesiod, are the incentives and deterrents that should guide the conduct of leaders? ... The speaker in lines 57a€“58 is Zeus, who has decided to punish Prometheusa#39; theft of fire from the gods by unleashing suffering on humans. ... And he ordered the renowned god Hephaestus to mix earth and water immediately, to set in the mixture the voice and ... Athena he ordered to teach her handiwork, how to weave the intricate web; (65) while Aphrodite was to shower uponanbsp;...

Title:Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexander
Author:Joseph Roisman
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2011-12-19


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