The Greek polis : University of Chicago readings in western civilization, v.1 / edited by Arthur W.H. Adkins and Peter White.

Published
  • Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press 1986
Physical description
viii, 351 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN
  • 0226069346
  • 9780226069340
  • 0226069354
  • 9780226069357
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 3-5) and index.
Contents
  • General introduction -- Homer: Odyssey, book 2 : the assembly at Ithaca -- Iliad 18.474-617 : the shield of Achilles -- Tyrtaeus, Solon, Theognis : Two poems by Tyrtaeus -- Two poems by Solon -- Three poems by Theognis -- Pindar : Sixth Nemean ode -- Herodotus : Three selections from Herodotus' History -- History, 1.59-63, The installation of the Pisistratid tyranny History, 5.62-73, The overthrow of the Pisistratids and the organization of the Cleisthenic democracy -- History, 3.80-84, The debate in Persia about constitutions -- The Old Oligarch : The Athenian constitution -- Aristophanes : The wasps -- Lysias : On the killing of Eratosthenes -- Demosthenes : The oration against Eubulides -- Plato: The apology -- The Crito -- Protagoras, 320c-328d, Protagoras' myth -- Republic, 5.471c-473e : the philosopher-ruler -- Aristotle : The constitution of Athens -- Politics, book 1.1-2 and books 7 and 8 -- Economics, book 1 -- Epicurus : Letter to Menoeceus -- Epictetus : Encheiridion.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • History.
  • text
Language
  • English
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