Greece in the making, 1200-479 BC [electronic resource] / Robin Osborne.

Greece in the Making 1200?479 BC is an accessible and comprehensive account of Greek history from the end of the Bronze Age to the Classical Period. The first edition of this book broke new ground by acknowledging that, barring a small number of archaic poems and inscriptions, the majority of our li...

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Online Access: Full Text (via Taylor & Francis)
Main Author: Osborne, Robin, 1957-
Format: Electronic eBook
Language:English
Published: London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
Edition:2nd ed.
Series:Routledge history of the ancient world.
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Summary:Greece in the Making 1200?479 BC is an accessible and comprehensive account of Greek history from the end of the Bronze Age to the Classical Period. The first edition of this book broke new ground by acknowledging that, barring a small number of archaic poems and inscriptions, the majority of our literary evidence for archaic Greece reported only what later writers wanted to tell, and so was subject to systematic selection and distortion. This book offers a narrative which acknowledges the later traditions, as traditions, but insists that we must primarily confront the contemporary evidence, w.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xx, 377 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 336-360) and index.
ISBN:9780203880173
020388017X
9780415469913
0415469910
9780415469920
0415469929