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A Companion to Sparta

Powell, Anton

2017

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  • Title:
    A Companion to Sparta
  • Author: Powell, Anton
  • Description: "Volume 1" -- "Title Page" -- "Copyright Page" -- "Contents" -- "Notes on Contributors" -- "Foreword by Paul Cartledge" -- "Preface" -- "Part I Reconstructing Sparta: General " -- "Chapter 1 Sparta: Reconstructing History from Secrecy, Lies and Myth" -- "1.1 Ancient – and Modern – Views of Sparta" -- "1.2 Secrecy, Lies and Detailed Stories" -- "1.3 Spartan Storytelling" -- "1.4 Constructing History from Spartan Propaganda" -- "1.5 Sparta Abroad – and Exposed" -- "Notes" -- "Bibliography " -- "Chapter 2 Sparta: An Exceptional Domination of State over Society? " -- "2.1 Changing and Contested Modern Views" -- "2.2 Problems with the Ancient Sources" -- "2.3 An Exceptional Domination of State over Society?" -- "2.4 Did the State Determine Spartiate Society and Citizen Life?" -- "2.5 Spartiate Citizens and their Household Affairs" -- "2.6 Totalitarian State, Multiplicity of Koinōniai, Plutocratic Society?" -- "2.7 Conclusion" -- "Notes" -- "Bibliography " -- "Part II Origins: From Pre-Classical to Classical Culture " -- "Chapter 3 An Archaeology of Ancient Sparta with Reference to Laconia and Messenia " -- "3.1 Dark Age Laconia and Messenia c.1200–700 bc" -- "3.2 The Archaic Period c.700–500 bc" -- "3.3 The Classical Period c.500–300 bc" -- "3.4 The Hellenistic and Roman Periods c.300 bc–ad 400" -- "3.5 Concluding Remarks" -- "Bibliography " -- "Chapter 4 Lykourgos the Spartan “Lawgiver”: Ancient Beliefs and Modern Scholarship " -- "4.1 From the “Great” Rhētra to Herodotos" -- "4.2 Lykourgos and the Delphic Oracle" -- "4.3 Genealogy and Chronology: Lykourgos the Regent" -- "4.4 Lykourgos’ Revolutions" -- "4.5 Conclusions" -- "Notes " -- "Bibliography" -- "Further Reading" -- "Chapter 5 I Laconian Pottery " -- "5.1 The Protogeometric and Geometric Styles" -- "5.2 Laconian I: The Age of Experiment" -- "5.3 Laconian II: The Introduction of Black-Figure " -- "5.4 The Developed Laconian Black-Figure Style " -- "5.5 The First Generation of Laconian Black-Figure Potters and Painters " -- "5.6 The Second Half of the Sixth Century bc" -- "5.7 The Diffusion and Function of Laconian Black-Figure " -- "5.8 The Laconian Black-Glazed Pottery " -- "5.9 The Laconian Red-Figure Style " -- "5.10 Laconian Vase Iconography" -- "Bibliography " -- "Guide to Further Reading" -- "Chapter 6 Laconian Art " -- "6.1 Definition of a Laconian Style" -- "6.2 The Conventions of Human Representation in the Seventh to Sixth Centuries" -- "6.3 Which Artists?" -- "6.4 What Trade?" -- "6.5 What History?" -- "Bibliography " -- "Further Reading " -- "Chapter 7 Pre-Classical Sparta as Song Culture " -- "7.1 Pre-Classical Sparta as ‘Song Culture’ " -- "7.2 Musical Reforms and Opportunities (Festivals and War)" -- "7.3 Alkman the Political Poet: The Civic Cults" -- "7.4 Alkman as khorodidaskalos: the Partheneia" -- "7.5 Alkman at the Banquet: The ‘Syssitia’" -- "7.6 Tyrtaios the Citizen-Soldier and Elegiac Par.
    aenesis " -- "7.7 A Political Culture of Musical Performance" -- "Notes" -- "Bibliography " -- "Chapter 8 Luxury, Austerity and Equality in Sparta " -- "8.1 The ‘Most Revolutionary’ Reform (Plut. Lyk. 8.1): Equality of Property" -- "8.2 ‘Modern Simplicity’: Restriction of Display" -- "8.3 Conclusion: The Double Life of Spartans" -- "Acknowledgements " -- "Notes" -- "Chapter 9 The Common Messes " -- "9.1 The ‘Finest’ Reform (Plut. Lyk. 10.1): Legendary Origins of the Messes" -- "9.2 Forms of Commensality in Classical Sparta" -- "9.3 The Origins of the Classical Messes" -- "9.4 Conclusion: Militarism, Egalitarianism and the Common Messes" -- "Acknowledgements " -- "Notes" -- "Bibliography" -- "Part III Political and Military History: The Classical Period and Beyond " -- "Chapter 10 Sparta and the Persian Wars, 499–478 " -- "10.1 Four Kings and a Queen" -- "10.2 Greek Alliance and Spartan Hegemony" -- "10.3 Thermopylai to Plataia" -- "10.4 The Use of the Victory" -- "Notes " -- "Bibliography" -- "Further Reading" -- "Chapter 11 Sparta’s Foreign – and Internal – History, 478–403 " -- "11.1 After the Persian Invasion: Sparta’s Difficulties as the Greek Superpower" -- "11.2 Clashing with Athens: The ‘First Peloponnesian War’, c.458–446/5" -- "11.3 Uneasy Peace between Sparta and Athens, 446/5–431" -- "11.4 The Peloponnesian War of 431–404" -- "11.5 Sparta’s Decisions of 404–3: To Annihilate or Spare Athens?" -- "Notes" -- "Further Reading " -- "Chapter 12 The Empire of the Spartans (404–371)" -- "12.1 The Zenith of Spartan Power: 404–394" -- "12.2 The So-Called Corinthian War and the Peace of Antalkidas (395–386) " -- "12.3 Heading for the Fall? (378–371)" -- "12.4 Agesilaos or the Spartans? The Spartans or the Lakedaimonians?" -- "12.5 Conclusion" -- "Abbreviations" -- "Notes" -- "Bibliography" -- "Chapter 13 Sparta and the Peloponnese from the Archaic Period to 362 bc" -- "13.1 The Peloponnese" -- "13.2 The Beginning of the Peloponnesian League" -- "13.3 The Peloponnese in the Sixth Century" -- "13.4 Non-Political Contacts Between Sparta and the Rest of the Peloponnese " -- "13.5 From the 480s to the 430s" -- "13.6 Tensions Between Sparta and the Peloponnesian Allies" -- "13.7 From the Peloponnesian War to Leuktra" -- "13.8 The Aftermath of Leuktra" -- "Notes" -- "Bibliography " -- "Further Reading" -- "Chapter 14 From Leuktra to Nabis, 371–192 " -- "14.1 Introduction: 371–192" -- "14.2 Prelude to Leuktra" -- "14.3 The Aftermath of Leuktra" -- "14.4 Archidamos to Eudamidas" -- "14.5 Areus and Hellenistic Monarchy" -- "14.6 The Age of Reform" -- "14.7 The End of Autonomy" -- "14.8 Afterword" -- "Bibliography" -- "Further Reading" -- "Chapter 15 Sparta in the Roman Period" -- "15.1 Introduction" -- "15.2 Roman Sparta: A Political Exception?" -- "15.3 The Mythical Foundations of a Social Order" -- "15.4 The City and its Values" -- "15.5 Religio.
    us Practices and Civic Identity" -- "Bibliography" -- "Further Reading" -- "Volume 2" -- "Title Page " -- "Copyright Page" -- "Contents" -- "Notes on Contributors" -- "Part IV Culture, Society and Economy: The Classical Period and Beyond " -- "Chapter 16 Spartan Religion " -- "16.1 What is Spartan Religion?" -- "16.2 Belief" -- "16.3 Sacred Space" -- "16.4 World–View, Ethos, and Key Symbols" -- "16.5 Festivals and the Performance of Ritual" -- "16.6 Women and Religion" -- "16.7 Gods and Heroes" -- "16.8 The Myth of the Divine Lawgiver" -- "Bibliography " -- "Further Reading " -- "Chapter 17 Kingship: The History, Power, and Prerogatives of the Spartans’ ‘Divine’ Dyarchy " -- "17.1 The Sources" -- "17.2 A Brief Overview of the Dyarchy" -- "17.3 Collegial and Constitutional Limits on Royal Power" -- "17.4 Dynamic Dyarchs: Kleomenes I and Agesilaos II" -- "17.5 The Roots of Royal Power" -- "17.6 Spartan Kingship in the Hellenistic Period" -- "Notes" -- "Bibliography " -- "Chapter 18 Equality and Distinction within the Spartiate Community " -- "18.1 Sparta’s Exceptional Egalitarianism" -- "18.2 The Kala and the Communal Upbringing" -- "18.3 ‘Graduation’ and the Mess" -- "18.4 Merit versus Esteem: The Hippeis" -- "18.5 Politics and the Spartan Elite" -- "18.6 Patronage and Military Command" -- "18.7 Conclusions" -- "Notes" -- "Bibliography " -- "Chapter 19 Spartan Women " -- "19.1 Myth, Mirage, and Sources" -- "19.2 Education and Initiation" -- "19.3 Marital and Sexual Mores" -- "19.4 Land Ownership, Wealth, and Economic Power" -- "19.5 Gynecocracy?" -- "19.6 Conclusions" -- "Notes" -- "Bibliography " -- "Chapter 20 Spartan Education in the Classical Period " -- "20.1 Introduction" -- "20.2 The Stages of Training" -- "20.3 An Organization which Concerns the Whole City" -- "20.4 Training Young People in the Service of the City" -- "20.5 The Education of Girls" -- "20.6 Conclusion: A Complex System" -- "Notes " -- "Bibliography " -- "Chapter 21 Sparta and Athletics " -- "21.1 Introduction: Sources and Definitions" -- "21.2 Spartan Sports in the Classical Period: Boys’ and Men’s Sports" -- "21.3 Spartan Sports in the Classical Period: Girls’ Sports" -- "21.4 Conclusion" -- "Notes" -- "Bibliography " -- "Further Reading" -- "Chapter 22 Helotage and the Spartan Economy " -- "22.1 Helotage: The Basic Features" -- "22.2 Beginnings" -- "22.3 The Helot Allotments and Rents" -- "22.4 Messes and Dues" -- "22.5 Population and Land Tenure" -- "22.6 Conclusion" -- "Notes " -- "Bibliography" -- "Further Reading " -- "Chapter 24 The Perioikoi " -- "23.1 The Perioikic City-states " -- "23.2 The Perioikic Cities, Independence and Dependence: The Military Aspects" -- "23.3 The Perioikoi and Spartan Kings" -- "23.4 Sparta and the Internal Affairs of Perioikic Poleis" -- "23.5 The Role of the Perioikoi in Lakedaimon as a Whole" -- "Bibliography " -- "Further Reading " -- "Chapter 24 Roads .
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Publisher: Somerset: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
  • Identifier: E-ISBN: 9781119072386 ; ISBN: 9781405188692
  • Subjects: Sparta (Extinct city)--History
  • Language: English
  • Source: Ebook Central Perpetual and DDA titles (ProQuest)

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