Ancient Greece A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2011-10-27 | Author : Paul Cartledge | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199601349
ISBN 13 : 0199601348

Introduces major topics in ancient Greek civilization through the development of eleven characteristic city states, ranging from prehistoric Cnossos through Byzantion, and includin..

Ancient Greek Political Thought In Practice

Pub Date : 2009-05-28 | Author : Paul Cartledge | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781139488495
ISBN 13 : 113948849X

Ancient Greece was a place of tremendous political experiment and innovation, and it was here too that the first serious political thinkers emerged. Using carefully selected case-s..

The Greeks

Pub Date : 2002-10-10 | Author : Paul Cartledge | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191577833
ISBN 13 : 0191577839

This book provides an original and challenging answer to the question: 'Who were the Classical Greeks?' Paul Cartledge - 'one of the most theoretically alert, widely read and proli..

The Spartans

Pub Date : 2003-05-26 | Author : Paul Cartledge | Publisher : The Overlook Press

ISBN 10 : 9781590208373
ISBN 13 : 1590208374

The Spartans were a society of warrior-heroes who were the living exemplars of such core values as duty, discipline, self-sacrifice, and extreme toughness. This book, written by on..

Democracy

Pub Date : 2016-03-10 | Author : Paul Cartledge | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199837458
ISBN 13 : 0199837457

"Democracy: A Life holds out three unique research aims: a proper understanding of the origins and variety of ancient Greek democracies; a detailed account of the fate of democracy..

Money Labour And Land

Pub Date : 2005-06-29 | Author : A G Leventis Senior Research Fellow Clare College A G Leventis Professor of Greek Culture Emeritus Paul Cartledge | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781134644049
ISBN 13 : 1134644043

The cultural wealth of the classical Greek world was matched by its material wealth, and there is abundant textual and archaeological evidence for both. However, radically differen..

After Thermopylae

Pub Date : 2013-05-09 | Author : Paul Cartledge | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199911554
ISBN 13 : 019991155X

The Battle of Plataea in 479 BCE is one of world history's unjustly neglected events. It decisively ended the threat of a Persian conquest of Greece. It involved tens of thousands ..