5 edition of The Greek city states found in the catalog.
The Greek city states
|Statement||[compiled and translated by] Peter J. Rhodes.|
|Contributions||Rhodes, P. J.|
|LC Classifications||JC71.A1 R46 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 339 p. :|
|Number of Pages||339|
|ISBN 10||0521850495, 0521615569|
|ISBN 10||9780521850490, 9780521615563|
Much like our own time, the ancient Greek world was constantly expanding and becoming more connected to global networks. The landscape was shaped by an ecology of city-states, local formations that were stitched into the wider Mediterranean world. While the local is often seen as less significant than the global stage of politics, religion, and culture, localism, argues historian Hans Beck has. This book introduces the reader to the serious study of Greek history, concentrating more on problems than on narrative. The topics selected have been prominent in modern research and references to important discussions of these have been provided. Outlined are controversial issues of which differing views can be defended. Mr. Sealey's preference is for interpretations which see Greek history.
This text details the rise of two great ancient Greek city-states: Athens and Sparta. These were two of hundreds of city-states in ancient Greece. Most were small, though there were dozens of large and influential ones. Athens was highly influential and formed an alliance with many city-states, known as the Delian League, in B.C. Sparta had its own alliances, and they would eventually. A revolutionary account of the ancient Greek economy. "This book must surely sweep the field. Whether one is an undergraduate student, an early-career scholar, has been chewing over the ancient economy for a career, or is simply a general reader with a curiosity about how the ancient economy worked, this is now the go-to work.
Herodotus makes the war sound like one between the forces of slavery (the Persians), and freedom (the confederacy of Greek city-states) on the other, sounds really familiar. If you really want to understand the time period, this is the book to read, just have a . Greco-Persian Wars, a series of wars fought by Greek states and Persia from to BCE. Although the Persian empire was at the peak of its strength, the collective defense mounted by the Greeks overcame seemingly impossible odds and even succeeded in liberating Greek city-states on the fringe of Persia itself.
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The Greek City States remains an excellent resource for the Greek history instructor. Indeed, it is superior in content, form and design to the comparable sourcebooks by Crawford and Whitehead,[] and the volumes by Fornara and Harding in the Translated Documents of Greece & Rome series.[] It is a welcome addition to any class concerning Cited by: 9.
The Greek City States book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Political activity and political thinking began in the cities and ot /5(1). The majority of the book covers the development of Athens, but does spend some time on other city states and their development.
Don't read this if you want a summary of Greek civilization. It is a historical report of political events in Greek by: Political activity and political thinking began in the cities and other states of ancient Greece, and terms such as tyranny, aristocracy, oligarchy, democracy and politics itself are Greek words for concepts first discussed in Greece.
Rhodes presents in translation a selection of texts illustrating the formal mechanisms and informal workings of the Greek states in all their variety.
Greek city-states likely developed because of the physical geography of the Mediterranean region. The landscape features rocky, mountainous land and many islands. These physical barriers caused population centers to be relatively isolated from each other.
The sea was often the easiest way to move from place to place. Another reason city-states. Greek City-States book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(6).
This book introduces the reader to the serious study of Greek history, concentrating more on problems than on narrative. The topics selected have been prominent in modern research and references to important discussions of these have been provided.
Outlined are controversial issues of which differing views can be defended. This is a lecture about Greek city states. It begins with an examination of the influence geography had on Greek politics, by comparing Greece to Egypt and Mesopotamia. The Greek city-states did, on occasion, team up against a common foe.
They also went to war with each other, unless the Olympic Games were in progress. The Greeks invented the Olympics, and took the event quite seriously.
Nearly all the ancient Greek city-states sent teams to participate. If two or more Greek city-states happen to be at war. This is a small list of ancient Greek cities, including colonies outside that there were a great many Greek cities in the ancient world.
In this list, a city is defined as a single population center. These were often referred to as poleis in the ancient world, although the list is not limited to "proper" poleis. Also excluded from the list are larger units, such as kingdoms or empires. • What life was like in the city-states of Sparta and Athens.
• How the Persian Wars affected Greece. • How Athens controlled other city-states. • Why the Greek city-states declined. CHAPTER 10 THE CITY-STATES Chapter Overview Visit the Human HeritageWeb site at and click on Chapter 10— Chapter.
History >> Ancient Greece. Ancient Greece wasn't a single country or empire united under a single government, it was made up of a number of city-states.
At the center of each city-state was a powerful city. The city ruled the lands and area around it. Sometimes it also ruled smaller less-powerful cities. The Greek name for a city-state was "polis".
Start studying World History - 6th - Book Lesson 2 - The Greek City-States. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. City-States and Greek Culture Around B.C. the people of Greece started building settlements once again. The settlements began as small farming villages, but some grew to become cities.
Often, a city joined with small towns, villages, and nearby farms to form a. The Greek city states: a source book. [P J Rhodes] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.
Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you. For this second edition the book has been thoroughly revised and three new chapters added.
The Greek City States (Paperback) Specifications. Publisher: Cambridge University Press. Book Format: Paperback. Original Languages: ENG. Number of Pages: Author: P J.
The Vocabulary on our lesson about the Trojan War, the Greek Gods, and Sparta verses Greece. From the Book "Social Studies The World By:Scott Foresman.". This workbook helps kids take their knowledge of the Ancient Greece to the next level, from the gods of Olympus to the government of Athens.
It includes 48 full-color pages, a turn-and-learn info wheel, and special carrying folders. Get this from a library. The Greek city states: a source book. [P J Rhodes] -- "Political activity and political thinking began in the poleis (cities) and other states of ancient Greece, and terms such as tyranny, aristocracy, oligarchy, democracy and politics itself are Greek.
A History of the Greek City States, B. by Sealey, Raphael available in Trade Paperback onalso read synopsis and reviews.
This book introduces the reader to the serious study of Greek history, concentrating more on Author: Raphael Sealey. The Greek City States a source book Political activity and political thinking began in the poleis (cities) and other states of ancient Greece, and terms such as tyranny, aristocracy, oligarchy.The name for the city-state in Ancient Greece was the "polis." The Greek architect Hippodamos is sometimes called the "father" of city planning.
Many cities had a mint in the agora where they made their own coins. Activities. Take a ten question quiz about this page. Listen to a recorded reading of this page.Which of these statements best describes the Greek city-states?
Each city-state had the same level of influence. Each city-state had the same social organization. Each city-state had its own form of government. Each city-state allowed all people to vote.