Renowned scholar of Ancient Greek Martin Ostwald explains, for a modern audience, the terms by which the ancient Greeks saw and lived their lives--and influenced ours.
Cover Contents Introduction A Political Culture of the Polis Chapter 1. Shares and Rights: "Citizenship" Greek Style and American Style Chapter 2. Isokratia as a Political Concept Chapter 3. Oligarchy and Oligarchs in Ancient Greece Chapter 4. Stasis and Autonomia in Samos: A Comment on an Ideological Fallacy Chapter 5. Peace and War in Plato and Aristotle B Nomos in GreekHistory and Thought Chapter 6. Pindar, Nomos, and Heracles (Pindar, frg. 169 [Snell3] and POxy. No. 2450, frg. 1) Chapter 7. Was There a Concept Agraphos Nomos in Classical Greece? Chapter 8. Nomos and Physis in Antiphon's C Constitutional and PoliticalInstitutions of Athens Chapter 9. Athenian Democracy-Reality or Illusion? Chapter 10. Public Expense: Whose Obligation? Athens 600-454 b.c.e. Chapter 11. Diodotus, Son of Eucrates Chapter 12. Athens and Chalkis: A Study in Imperial Control Chapter 13. The Areopagus in the Athenaion Politeia Chapter 14. The Sophists and Athenian Politics D Literature and History Chapter 15. Herodotus and Athens Chapter 16. Thucydides Bibliography of Martin Ostwald Index Acknowledgments.
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