A Companion to Archaic Greece
Kurt A. Raaflaub, Hans van Wees
John Wiley & Sons, May 11, 2009 - History - 792 pages
A systematic survey of archaic Greek society and culture which introduces the reader to a wide range of new approaches to the period.
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acropolis Aegean agora Alcaeus ancient Apollo archaeological archaic age archaic Greece archaic period aristocratic Artemis Athenian Athens Attica basileis Boeotia Bronze Age burials cemeteries central citizens classical Cleisthenes coast colonies conﬂict Corinth Corinthian Cretan Crete cult cultural dedications deﬁned Delphi demos developed difﬁcult Early Iron Age eastern eighth century elite ephors epic Eretria Euboea evidence example excavated ﬁfth century ﬁg ﬁgure ﬁnds ﬁrst Greek world groups Herodotus Hesiod Homer hoplite identiﬁed important inﬂuence inscriptions Ionian Iron Age island king Knossos Laconia land late later laws literary mainland Mazarakis Ainian Mediterranean Megara Messenia Miletus Morris Odyssey ofﬁcials Olympia organization panhellenic Peloponnese Persian Phoenician poleis polis political pottery probably Raaﬂaub reﬂect region ritual sanctuary settlement seventh century Sicily signiﬁcant sixth century social Solon sources Sparta speciﬁc status suggests temple territory tion trade tradition tyranny tyrants Tyrtaeus votives Wees Zeus