A Brief History of Ancient Greece

Politics, Society, and Culture
by Sarah B. Pomeroy

Publisher: Oxford University Press USA

Publication Date: April 29, 2019

ISBN: 9780190925307

Binding: Paperback

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Revised and updated throughout, the fourth edition of A Brief History of Ancient Greece presents the political, social, cultural, and economic history and civilization of ancient Greece in all its complexity and variety. Written by six leading ancient Greek historians, this captivating study covers Greek history from the Bronze Age into the Roman period.NEW TO THIS EDITIONExpanded discussions of Greek comedy, numismatics, and same-sex relationshipsExpanded treatment of the western Greeks, and of the relationship of Greeks with other culturesExpanded discussion of Roman Greece in chapter 13 by new coauthor, Georgia TsouvalaNew translations of documentsAn extensively revised art programNew and revised mapsExpanded timeline.KEY FEATURESProvides balanced coverage of political, military, social, cultural, and economic history from the Bronze Age to the Hellenistic EraIn-depth coverage on social and cultural topics including women and family life, material culture, religion, law, homosexuality, slavery, athletics, and life in the countrysideIncorporates the most recent discoveries in archeology, comparative anthropology, and social historyExcerpts from ancient documents appear in boxes throughout the textRepresents the collaboration of scholars who are experts in different areas of Greek historyTwo sets of color plates provide ample evidence from material cultureIncludes a timeline and introduction providing a bird's eye view of Greek historyAn extensive glossary is included at the back of the book.This title is available as an eBook. Please contact your Learning Resource Consultant for more information.