This book illuminates a long but hitherto little known period in the history of one of Europe's most intensively studied countries.
Author: Nicolas Cheetham
Publisher: Yale University Press
The history of Greece between the collapse of the Roman Empire and the birth of the modern Greek state is for most people an historical blank. Specialist studies are not lacking, but unlike the other Mediterranean lands that have been the subject of many recent books, there has been no general history of mediaeval Greece published in English since 1908. This book is an attempt to fill the gap. The history of Greece in this period offers a long series of human dramas played out among clashes and contrasts between races, cultures, and religions; between Greeks and Slavs; between Frenchmen, Italians, Catalans, and Turks; between the Orthodox, the Catholic, and the Moslem faiths; between the old order and audacious intruders. Western knights jousted among the ruins of antiquity, and Venetian and Turkish galleys fought each other throughout the Aegean. After an introductory account of the Dark Age invasions of Goths and Slavs and of the survival and reestablishment of the Greek identity under Byzantine rule, Nicolas Cheetham discusses the Frankish domination of Greece after the Fourth Crusade (1204) when Frenchmen and Italians divided Greece between them and set up rival feudal dynasties. The book describes how princes from Champagne, dukes from Burgundy, Catalan adventurers, and Florentine bankers ruled in the Peloponnese and at Athens, and how the Greeks led by Palaeologus and Cantacuzeno from Byzantium reconquered the country, only to lose it again to the Turks. This book illuminates a long but hitherto little known period in the history of one of Europe's most intensively studied countries.
Newly edited by Nigel Wilson, this single-volume reference provides a comprehensive and authoritative guide to the political, cultural, and social life of the people and to the places, ideas, periods, and events that defined ancient Greece.
Author: Nigel Guy Wilson
Publisher: Psychology Press
Examining every aspect of the culture from antiquity to the founding of Constantinople in the early Byzantine era, this thoroughly cross-referenced and fully indexed work is written by an international group of scholars. This Encyclopedia is derived from the more broadly focused Encyclopedia of Greece and the Hellenic Tradition, the highly praised two-volume work. Newly edited by Nigel Wilson, this single-volume reference provides a comprehensive and authoritative guide to the political, cultural, and social life of the people and to the places, ideas, periods, and events that defined ancient Greece.
Introduction Relations between Greece and Turkey, the two NATO allies in the
Eastern Mediterranean, remained tense after the end of the Cold War, while the
traditional cycle of "conflict-negotiations-conflict" prevailed as the common
Author: Chrēstos G. Kollias
Publisher: Nova Publishers
Category: Social Science
This book stems from the network that has developed over the years between Greek and Turkish academics working mainly on issues of defence economics and their belief that the complex bilateral relations of the two countries should be approached and analysed in a multidisciplinary way. This book presents the economics of Greek-Turkish relations that aren't readily available in international literature. The book is unique in bringing Greek and Turkish scholars together in the same volume on one hand, and on the other hand, scholars from different disciplines, a first step toward mutual understanding in various dimensions.
Religion in ancient Greece was practised in a number of different contexts,
ranging from the private rituals which were an everyday feature of the life of the
oikos, to the great public occasions of the state-organised festivals. Oikos and /JO
Author: Sue Blundell
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Largely excluded from any public role, the women of ancient Greece nonetheless appear in various guises in the art and writing of the period, and in legal documents. These representations, in Sue Blundell's analysis, reveal a great deal about women's day-to-day experience as well as their legal and economic position - and how they were regarded by men.
A collection of bronze animals from ancient Greece includes a deer , a boar , and
a mythical beast known as a griffin . om o were others standing about them and
looking on . Strepsiades : I also know that I formerly obeyed you , a lisping child ...
Author: Stewart Ross
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Describes the ways in which the Ancient Greeks entertained themselves, including parties, hunting and fishing, art, music and dance, poetry, storytelling, drama, and sports.
This book reproduces the text of the hugely successful Oxford History of the Classical World: Greece and the Hellenistic World in a standard paperback form.
Author: John Boardman
Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks
The period from the emergence of the Greek city-state in the eighth century BC to the reign of Alexander the Great and the establishment of Greek monarchies was one unparalleled in history for its brilliance in literature, philosophy, and the visual arts. This book reproduces the text of the hugely successful Oxford History of the Classical World: Greece and the Hellenistic World in a standard paperback form. Written by a team of leading classical scholars, it includes chapters on political and social history, Homer, Greek myth, drama, science, and the great philosophers. All the original line drawings and maps have been retained, and an eight-page plate section has been specially selected for this edition by Sir John Boardman. - ;The period from the emergence of the Greek city-state in the eighth century BC to the reign of Alexander the Great and the establishment of Greek monarchies was one unparalleled in history for its brilliance in literature, philosophy, and the visual arts. This book reproduces the text of the hugely successful Oxford History of the Classical World: Greece and the Hellenistic World in a standard paperback form. Written by a team of leading classical scholars, it includes chapters on political and social history, Homer, Greek myth, drama, science, and the great philosophers. All the original line drawings and maps have been retained, and an eight-page plate section has been specially selected for this edition by Sir John Boardman. -
Robin Osborne's introduction to the art, archaeology and history of ancient Greece shows how we can write the history of this period, and the insights which can be gained by doing so for our understanding of later periods of history
Author: Robin Osborne
Publisher: Psychology Press
Richly illustrated and with new information which gives access to the latest scholarship on the subject, Greece in the Making, 1200–479 BC shows how to write a history of this period, and the insights that can be gained by doing so. The latest volume in The Routledge History of the Ancient World series, presents a successful history of Greece in a field that is dependent on stories the Greeks told about their past. Robin Osborne goes beyond tradition and explores the literature, art and archaeology of the period. As an introduction to Greek history, and as a resource for degree course studies, Greece in the Making, 1200–479 BC is an essential read for all students of classical studies and those interested in the fascinating history of Greece.
This multivolume reference work is a comprehensive overview of the major cultures of the classical Mediterranean world--Greek, Hellenistic, and Roman--from the Bronze Age to the fifth century CE. It also covers the legacy of the classical ...
Author: Michael Gagarin
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome is the clearest and most accessible guide to the world of classical antiquity ever produced. This multivolume reference work is a comprehensive overview of the major cultures of the classical Mediterranean world--Greek, Hellenistic, and Roman--from the Bronze Age to the fifth century CE. It also covers the legacy of the classical world and its interpretation and influence in subsequent centuries. The Encyclopedia brings the work of the best classical scholars, archaeologists, and historians together in an easy-to-use format. The articles, written by leading scholars in the field, seek to convey the significance of the people, places, and historical events of classical antiquity, together with its intellectual and material culture. Broad overviews of literature, history, archaeology, art, philosophy, science, and religion are complimented by articles on authors and their works, literary genres and periods, historical figures and events, archaeologists and archaeological sites, artists and artistic themes and materials, philosophers and philosophical schools, scientists and scientific areas, gods, heroes, and myths. Areas covered include: · Greek and Latin Literature · Authors and Their Works · Historical Figures and Events · Religion and Mythology · Art, Artists, Artistic Themes, and Materials · Archaeology, Philosophers, and Philosophical Schools · Science and Technology · Politics, Economics, and Society · Material Culture and Everyday Life
Maria Karamessini Policy for gender equality is a relatively new area of social
policy in Greece dating from the mid-1970s. Lack of previous experience,
together with a weak women's movement, explain why the European Union (EU)
Author: Maria Petmesidou
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
Category: Political Science
In recent years there has been much debate surrounding the future of the welfare state in Europe, the complex factors influencing reform, and the extent to which responses to pressures on welfare could lead to irreversible systemic changes in social policy. By providing an in-depth analysis of social policy developments in Greece, this work furthers understanding of welfare reform trajectories in Europe. The authors thoroughly examine aspects of structural change, challenges and responses in major policy areas of employment, social security, family and gender, health and social care, and migration. Research issues central to the debate on 'recasting European welfare states', such as structural adjustments with regard to the production, organization and delivery of welfare, significant changes in the financial side of social protection, the role of political parties, the social partners and other major social actors in influencing (or resisting) policy reform, are at the forefront of the contributions to this volume. from the supranational level and the challenges linked to European integration and economic and monetary union are also of crucial importance in the analyses undertaken.
ea Welcome to Ancient Greece ea e Ancient Greece is not some obscure place in
the past—it is all around us. ea If you turn on the TV and watch a drama, you are
enjoying an art form invented by the Greeks more than 2,500 years ago.
Author: Sean Price
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Presents more than twenty activities to teach children in grades 4-8 about ancient Greece, including its history, daily life, culture, and government.
All we know about the earliest inhabitants of Greece , is derived from the
accounts of the Greeks themselves . These accounts relate to a period preceding
the introduction of letters , and to races more or less foreign to that which finally
gave its ...