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  • Thebes

    Thebes
    av Paul Cartledge

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509873180

    ‘An incisive, inspiring and vitally illuminating account of a city which changed the ancient world and which deserves to be remembered by the modern. A masterful book written by a master historian.’ – Bettany Hughes, bestselling au…

  • Thebes

    Thebes
    av Paul Cartledge

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509873166

    ‘An incisive, inspiring and vitally illuminating account of a city which changed the ancient world and which deserves to be remembered by the modern. A masterful book written by a master historian.’ - Bettany Hughes, bestselling author o…

  • Sparta : en odödlig historia

    Sparta : en odödlig historia
    av Paul Cartledge

    Pocket - 2020 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789173591485

    Ordet Sparta väcker någonting inom oss. Trots att det har gått mer än tvåtusen år lever detta mytiska namn kvar. Det har också gett upphov till två ord som ofta används, spartansk och lakonisk. Det som mer än något annat odödliggjort Sparta var slag…

  • Alexander den Store : till världens ände

    Alexander den Store : till världens ände
    av Paul Cartledge

    Pocket - 2015 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789173590945

  • Alexander den Store : till världens ände

    Alexander den Store : till världens ände
    av Paul Cartledge

    Inbunden - 2014 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789173590730

    Alexander den Store. Ett namn som alla känner till. Den störste fältherre som historien har skådat. Trots att han dog strax innan han skulle fylla 33 hade han hunnit bli en mytologisk person som för all framtid skulle leva i minnet i såväl väst som…

  • Ancient Greece: A Very Short Introduction

    Ancient Greece: A Very Short Introduction
    av Paul Cartledge

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199601349

    The contribution of the Ancient Greeks to modern western culture is incalculable. In the worlds of art, architecture, myth, literature, and philosophy, the world we live in would be unrecognizably different without the formative influence of Ancient…

  • The Histories: (penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

    The Histories: (penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
    av Herodotus

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143107545

    "Unquestionably the best English translation of Herodotus to have appeared in the past half-century." --The Times Literary Supplement In Tom Holland's vibrant translation, one of the great masterpieces of Western history springs to life. Herodotus o…

  • The Histories

    The Histories
    av Herodotus

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140455397

    Tom Holland's 'stirring new translation' (Telegraph) of Herodotus' Histories, one of the great books in Western history - now in paperback The Histories of Herodotus, completed in the second half of the 5th century BC, is generally regarded as the f…

  • Democracy: A Life

    Democracy: A Life
    av Paul Cartledge

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190866273

    Ancient Greece first coined the concept of democracy, yet almost every major ancient Greek thinker-from Plato and Aristotle onwards- was ambivalent towards or even hostile to democracy in any form. The explanation for this is quite simple: the elite…

  • Democracy: A Life

    Democracy: A Life
    av Paul Cartledge

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199837458

    Ancient Greece first coined the concept of democracy, yet almost every major ancient Greek thinker-from Plato and Aristotle onwards- was ambivalent towards or even hostile to democracy in any form. The explanation for this is quite simple: the elite…

  • Spartan Reflections

    Spartan Reflections
    av Paul Cartledge

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715629666

    The fascinatingly complex Spartan tradition has been central to western thinking since antiquity. Images or myths of ancient Sparta are still exceptionally influential today. Sparta is also one of the handful of ancient Greek cities well enough atte…

  • After Thermopylae

    After Thermopylae
    av Paul Cartledge

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199747320

    The Battle of Plataea in 479 BCE is one of world history's unjustly neglected events. It decisively ended the threat of a Persian conquest of Greece. It involved tens of thousands of combatants, including the largest number of Greeks ever brought to…

  • Democracy

    Democracy
    av Paul Cartledge

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198815136

    Democracy is either aspired to as a goal or cherished as a birthright by billions of people throughout the world today — and has been been for over a century. But what does it mean? And how has its meaning changed since it was first coined in…

  • Democracy

    Democracy
    av Paul Cartledge

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199697670

    Democracy is either aspired to as a goal or cherished as a birthright by billions of people throughout the world today - and has been for over a century. But what does it mean? And how has its meaning changed since it was first coined in ancient Gre…

  • Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece

    Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece
    av Kurt A. Raaflaub

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520258099

    This book presents a state-of-the-art debate about the origins of Athenian democracy by five eminent scholars. The result is a stimulating, critical exploration and interpretation of the extant evidence on this intriguing and important topic. The au…

  • The Spartans

    The Spartans
    av Paul Cartledge

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447237204

    The Spartan legend has inspired and captivated subsequent generations with evidence of its legacy found in both the Roman and British Empires. The Spartans are our ancestors, every bit as much as the Athenians. But while Athens promoted democracy, i…

  • The Tragic Idea

    The Tragic Idea
    av Vassilis Lambropoulos

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715635582

    This radical series shows how Classical ideas and material have helped to shape the modern world. The interdisciplinary approach makes stimulating reading for all who welcome the challenge offered by new perspectives on Classical culture. Today we a…

  • Money, Labour and Land

    Money, Labour and Land

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415196499

    The cultural wealth of the classical Greek world was matched by its material wealth, and there is abundant textual and archaeological evidence for both. However, radically different theoretical and methodological approaches have been used to interpr…

  • Money, Labour and Land

    Money, Labour and Land

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415510554

    The cultural wealth of the classical Greek world was matched by its material wealth, and there is abundant textual and archaeological evidence for both. However, radically different theoretical and methodological approaches have been used to interpr…

  • Responses to Oliver Stone's ""Alexander

    Responses to Oliver Stone's ""Alexander

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299232849

    The charismatic Alexander the Great of Macedon (356-323 B.C.E.) was one of the most successful military commanders in history, conquering Asia Minor, Egypt, Persia, central Asia, and the lands beyond as far as Pakistan and India. Alexander has been,…

  • Epic, Novel and the Progress of Antiquity

    Epic, Novel and the Progress of Antiquity
    av Ahuvia Kahane

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715636770

    This radical series shows how Classical ideas and material have helped to shape the modern world. The interdisciplinary and intercultural approach makes stimulating reading for anyone thinking about the Classical world for the first time and for all…

  • Spartan Reflections

    Spartan Reflections
    av Paul Cartledge

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520231238

    The complex and distinctive Spartan tradition has been a prominent theme in western thinking from antiquity to today. Sparta is also one of a handful of ancient Greek cities with enough existing evidence for historians to create a realistic social p…

  • Thebes: The Forgotten City of Ancient Greece

    Thebes: The Forgotten City of Ancient Greece
    av Paul Cartledge

    CD-bok - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781799931287

    The riveting, definitive account of the ancient Greek city of Thebes, by the acclaimed author of The Spartans.Among the extensive writing available about the history of ancient Greece, there is precious little about the city-state of Thebes. A…

  • Thebes: The Forgotten City of Ancient Greece

    Thebes: The Forgotten City of Ancient Greece
    av Paul Cartledge

    Övrigt - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781799931294

    The riveting, definitive account of the ancient Greek city of Thebes, by the acclaimed author of The Spartans.Among the extensive writing available about the history of ancient Greece, there is precious little about the city-state of Thebes. A…

  • Kosmos

    Kosmos

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521570817

    'Kosmos' is the word the ancient Greeks used for human social order. It has therefore a special application to the Greeks' peculiar social and political unit of communal life that they called the 'polis'. Of the many hundreds of such units in classi…

  • Kosmos

    Kosmos

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521525930

    ‘Kosmos’ is the word the ancient Greeks used for human social order. It has therefore a special application to the Greeks’ peculiar social and political unit of communal life that they called the ‘polis’. Of the many hu…

  • Hellenistic and Roman Sparta

    Hellenistic and Roman Sparta
    av Paul Cartledge

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415263566

    In this new edition, Paul Cartledge and Antony Spawforth have taken account of recent finds and scholarship to revise and update their authoritative overview of later Spartan history, and of the social, political, economic and cultural changes in th…

  • Thermopylae: The Battle That Changed the World

    Thermopylae: The Battle That Changed the World
    av Paul Cartledge

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400079186

    In 480 B.C., the mighty Persian king Xerxes led a massive force to the narrow mountain pass called Thermopylae, anticipating no significant resistance in his bid to conquer Greece. But the Greeks, led by Leonidas and a small army of Spartan warriors…

  • Sparta and Lakonia

    Sparta and Lakonia
    av Paul Cartledge

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415262767

    In this fully revised and updated edition of his groundbreaking study, Paul Cartledge uncovers the realities behind the potent myth of Sparta. The book explores both the city-state of Sparta and the territory of Lakonia which it unified and exploite…

  • Sparta and Lakonia

    Sparta and Lakonia
    av Paul Cartledge

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138137943

    In this fully revised and updated edition of his groundbreaking study, Paul Cartledge uncovers the realities behind the potent myth of Sparta. The book explores both the city-state of Sparta and the territory of Lakonia which it unified and exploite…

  • Ancient Monuments and Modern Identities

    Ancient Monuments and Modern Identities

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754652892

    Ancient Monuments and Modern Identities sets out to examine the role of archaeology in the creation of ethnic, national and social identities in 19th and 20th century Greece. The essays included in this volume examine the development of interpretati…

  • Ancient Monuments and Modern Identities

    Ancient Monuments and Modern Identities

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367595241

    Ancient Monuments and Modern Identities sets out to examine the role of archaeology in the creation of ethnic, national and social identities in 19th and 20th century Greece. The essays included in this volume examine the development of interpretati…

  • Helots and Their Masters in Laconia and Messenia

    Helots and Their Masters in Laconia and Messenia

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674012233

    The name "Helots" evokes one of the most famous peculiarities of ancient Sparta, the system of dependent labor that guaranteed the livelihood of the free citizens. The Helots fulfilled all the functions that slaves carried out elsewhere in the Greek…

  • Hellenistic and Roman Sparta

    Hellenistic and Roman Sparta
    av Paul Cartledge

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138145115

    In this new edition, Paul Cartledge and Antony Spawforth have taken account of recent finds and scholarship to revise and update their authoritative overview of later Spartan history, and of the social, political, economic and cultural changes in th…

  • Hellenistic and Roman Sparta

    Hellenistic and Roman Sparta
    av Paul Cartledge

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415262774

    In this new edition, Paul Cartledge and Antony Spawforth have taken account of recent finds and scholarship to revise and update their authoritative overview of later Spartan history, and of the social, political, economic and cultural changes in th…

  • Democracy: A Life

    Democracy: A Life
    av Paul Cartledge

    Övrigt - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781531888831

    Ancient Greece first coined the concept of "democracy," yet almost every major ancient Greek thinker - from Plato and Aristotle onwards - was ambivalent towards or even hostile to democracy in any form. The explanation for this is quite simple: The…

  • Aristophanes and His Theatre of the Absurd

    Aristophanes and His Theatre of the Absurd
    av Paul Cartledge

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853991141

    Aristophanes, the Athenian comic dramatist, remains popular despite historical changes in attitude and belief. Placing the plays in their total civic, religious and dramatic context, this account explores their significance for contemporary audience…

  • AGESILAOS AND THE CRISIS OF SPARTA

    AGESILAOS AND THE CRISIS OF SPARTA
    av PAUL CARTLEDGE

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780715630327

    As one of the two Spartan kings, Agesilaos II presided over Sparta's greatest imperial expansion and its collapse as a major power. This book provides an account of this critical period of Greek history, revealing the principal aspects of Spartan po…

  • Ancient Greek Political Thought in Practice

    Ancient Greek Political Thought in Practice
    av Paul Cartledge

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521454551

    Ancient Greece was a place of tremendous political experiment and innovation, and it was here too that the first serious political thinkers emerged. Using carefully selected case-studies, in this book Professor Cartledge investigates the dynamic int…

  • Ancient Greek Political Thought in Practice

    Ancient Greek Political Thought in Practice
    av Paul Cartledge

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521455954

    Ancient Greece was a place of tremendous political experiment and innovation, and it was here too that the first serious political thinkers emerged. Using carefully selected case-studies, in this book Professor Cartledge investigates the dynamic int…

  • Alexander the Great

    Alexander the Great
    av Paul Cartledge

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400079193

    Alexander the Great is the towering hero of the classical world: a fearless general, the conqueror of the Persians, and the visionary ruler of a vast empire. In this seminal biography, Paul Cartledge, one of the world's foremost scholars of ancient…

  • The Cambridge World History of Slavery: Volume 1, The Ancient Mediterranean World

    The Cambridge World History of Slavery: Volume 1, The Ancient Mediterranean World

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521840668

    Volume 1 in the new Cambridge World History of Slavery surveys the history of slavery in the ancient Mediterranean world. Although chapters are devoted to the ancient Near East and the Jews, its principal concern is with the societies of ancient Gre…

  • Thebes: The Forgotten City of Ancient Greece

    Thebes: The Forgotten City of Ancient Greece
    av Paul Cartledge

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781468316063

  • The Tyrant-Slayers of Ancient Athens

    The Tyrant-Slayers of Ancient Athens
    av Vincent Azoulay

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190663568

    This investigation relies on a rash bet: to write the biography of two of the most famous statues in Antiquity, the Tyrannicides. Representing the murderers of the tyrant Hipparchus in full action, these statues erected on the Agora of Athens have b…

  • Sparta : en odödlig historia

    Sparta : en odödlig historia
    av Paul Cartledge

    Inbunden - 2012 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789173590532

    Ordet Sparta väcker någonting inom oss. Trots att det har gått mer än tvåtusen år lever detta mytiska namn kvar. Det har också gett upphov till två ord som ofta används, spartansk och lakonisk. Det som mer än något annat odödliggjort Sparta var slag…

  • Nomos

    Nomos

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521522090

    The relationship between law, politics and society in democratic Athens is a central but neglected aspect of ancient Greek history that is beginning to attract increasing interest. Nomos brings together ten essays by a group of British and American…

  • Memories of Odysseus

    Memories of Odysseus
    av Francois Hartog, Francois Hartog

    Inbunden - 2001 - Franska - ISBN: 9780748614486

    This work centres on identity, questioning how the ancient Greeks saw themselves and others, and what this tells us about Greek mentality and culture. It looks at voyagers and explorers, at travels in reality and in the mond, to show what these reve…

  • Forever Young: Why Cambridge has a Professor of Greek Culture

    Forever Young: Why Cambridge has a Professor of Greek Culture
    av Paul Cartledge

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521121729

    The text of this inaugural lecture proposes that the newly established A. G. Leventis Professorship of Greek Culture is a new kind of chair: a chair not only for research but also for outreach, for the advancement of the public understanding of anci…

  • Greek Thought

    Greek Thought

    Inbunden - 2000 - Franska - ISBN: 9780674002616

    Ancient Greek thought is the essential wellspring from which the intellectual, ethical, and political civilization of the West draws and to which, even today, we repeatedly return. In more than sixty essays by an international team of scholars, this…

  • Greek Thought

    Greek Thought

    Inbunden - 2000 - Franska - ISBN: 9780674002616

    Ancient Greek thought is the essential wellspring from which the intellectual, ethical, and political civilization of the West draws and to which, even today, we repeatedly return. In more than sixty essays by an international team of scholars, this…

  • Greek Superpower

    Greek Superpower

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910589632

    Greeks – in later times – saw Athens as 'the Hellas of Hellas', but in the classical period many Athenians thought otherwise. Athens might be a school of Hellas, but the school of Hellas was Sparta. Militarily and morally, Sparta was sup…

  • Pericles of Athens

    Pericles of Athens
    av Vincent Azoulay, Janet Lloyd, Paul Cartledge

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691154596

    Pericles has the rare distinction of giving his name to an entire period of history, embodying what has often been taken as the golden age of the ancient Greek world. "Periclean" Athens witnessed tumultuous political and military events, and achieve…

  • Pericles of Athens

    Pericles of Athens
    av Vincent Azoulay

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178332

    Pericles has the rare distinction of giving his name to an entire period of history, embodying what has often been taken as the golden age of the ancient Greek world. "Periclean" Athens witnessed tumultuous political and military events, and achieve…

  • Cults and Rites in Ancient Greece

    Cults and Rites in Ancient Greece
    av Michael H. Jameson

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521661294

    This volume assembles fourteen highly influential articles written by Michael H. Jameson over a period of nearly fifty years, edited and updated by the author himself. They represent both the scope and the signature style of Jameson's engagement wit…

  • War-Peace and Panhellenic Games: In Memory of Pierre Garlier

    War-Peace and Panhellenic Games: In Memory of Pierre Garlier

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789603543282

    The 36 essays that follow were produced in their original versions in the most congenial and stimulating surroundings imaginable - Olympia. The notion of competitive sports - that very particular form of agonalism which the ancient Hellenes have beq…

  • Memories of Odysseus

    Memories of Odysseus
    av Francois Hartog, Francois Hartog

    Häftad - 2001 - Franska - ISBN: 9780748614479

    This is a book about identity, about how the ancient Greeks saw themselves and others, and what this tells us in turn about Greek mentality and culture. It looks at voyagers and explorers, at travels in reality and in the mind, and shows what these…

  • Hellenistic Constructs

    Hellenistic Constructs

    Klotband - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520206762

    The Hellenistic period (approximately the last three centuries B.C.), with its cultural complexities and enduring legacies, retains a lasting fascination today. Reflecting the vigor and productivity of scholarship directed at this period in the past…

  • Thebes Lib/E: The Forgotten City of Ancient Greece

    Thebes Lib/E: The Forgotten City of Ancient Greece
    av Paul Cartledge

    CD-bok - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781799931270

    The riveting, definitive account of the ancient Greek city of Thebes, by the acclaimed author of The Spartans.Among the extensive writing available about the history of ancient Greece, there is precious little about the city-state of Thebes. A…

  • Religion in the Ancient Greek City

    Religion in the Ancient Greek City
    av Louise Bruit Zaidman

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521412629

    This book is a translation into English of La religion grecque by Louise Bruit Zaidman and Pauline Schmitt Pantel, described by Dr Simon Price as 'an excellent book, by far the best introduction to the subject in any language'. It is the purpose of…

  • Sparta: En odödlig historia

    Sparta: En odödlig historia
    av Paul Cartledge

    e-bok - 2020 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789173591584

    Ordet Sparta väcker någonting inom oss. Trots att det har gått mer än tvåtusen år lever detta mytiska namn kvar. Det har också gett upphov till två ord som ofta används, spartansk och lakonisk. Det som mer än något annat odödliggjort Sparta var slag…

  • Hiero the Tyrant and Other Treatises

    Hiero the Tyrant and Other Treatises
    av Xenophon

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140455250

    One of Socrates' Athenian disciples in his youth, Xenophon (c. 498-354 bc) fought as a mercenary commander in Cyrus the Younger's campaign to seize the Persian throne, and later wrote a wide range of works on history, politics and philosophy. These…

  • Memories of Odysseus

    Memories of Odysseus
    av Francois Hartog

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226318530

    The conception of the Other has long been a problem for philosophers. Emmanuel Levinas, best known for his attention to the issue argued that the voyages of Odysseus represent the very nature of Western philosophy : "His adventure in the world is no…

  • Alexander the Great

    Alexander the Great
    av Paul Cartledge

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781447237198

    At eighteen Alexander had conquered mainland Greece, was crowned King of Macedonia at twenty and by twenty-six he had made himself master of the once mighty Persian Empire. By the time of his death, aged only thirty-three, in 323BCE he was ruler of…