An ideal reader for courses in Greek history, Greek civilization, and Western civilization, this comprehensive collection of more than 180 historical source documents covers major aspects of Greek civilization from the Archaic Age through the end of the Hellenistic Period.
Featuring a diverse and extensive array of selections from the works of major authors, Readings in Greek History: Sources and Interpretations, Second Edition, offers balanced coverage ofpolitical, social, cultural, intellectual, economic, and technological developments in Greek life.
It provides selections drawn from historical, philosophical, and oratorical Greek literary texts and from documentary sources, including inscriptions and papyri.
The book is organized chronologically but alsoaddresses various themes throughout, including religion, war, and gender relations.
It is enhanced by substantial introductions to each chapter and selection and more than thirty photographs, images, and maps.
NEW TO THIS EDITION:* New readings on the Bronze Age, religion in the Archaic and Classical periods, Athenian democracy, and Roman relations with the Greeks* An improved design featuring expanded headnotes and source documentation* A revised illustration program and new maps* A new Introduction and a new Timeline