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Ancient Culture and Society

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  1. Book ImageEarly Greece: The Bronze and Archaic Ages

    Moses I. Finley


    This admirable study has now been revised and enlarged by Professor Finley in the light of the latest archeological evidence and relevant scholarship. It provides, succinctly and authoritatively, the background information needed for a proper understanding of classical Greek civilizationMore

  2. Book ImageMoral Values and Political Behaviour in Ancient Greece: From Homer to the End of the Fifth Century

    A. W H Adkins


    Greek society developed more rapidly than did its values or the presuppositions on which the values were based. By the end of the fifth century the Greeks faced serious problems, not because they had abandoned traditional values to which they needed to be recalled, but because they retained them in a situation far different from that in which the values had developed and were appropriate.More