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Title:
Spartan reflections
Author:
Cartledge, Paul.
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Publication Information:
Berkeley : University of California Press, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
xii, 276 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
PART I: SPARTA WATCHING: 'Sparta watching': general introduction -- PART II: POLITY, POLITICS AND POLITICAL THOUGHT: City and Chora in Sparta: Archaic to Hellenistic == The peculiar position of Sparta in the development of the Greek city-state -- Literacy in the Spartan oligarchy -- The Spartan kingship: doubly odd? -- Comparatively equal: a Spartan approach -- PART III: SOCIETY, ECONOMY AND WARFARE: A Spartan education -- The politics of Spartan pederasty -- Spartan wives: liberation or licence? -- Rebels and Sambos in classical Greece: a comparative view -- The birth of the hoplite: Sparta's contribution to early Greek military organization -- PART IV: THE MIRAGE RE-VIEWED: The mirage of Lykourgan Sparta: some brazen reflections -- The importance of being Dorian: an onomastic gloss on the Hellenism of Oscar Wilde.
ISBN:
9780520231238
Format :
Book