Fishpond Gift Vouchers - Let them choose!

We won't be beaten by anyone. Guaranteed

The Cambridge Ancient History
By

Rating
The emergence of the Greek world from the Dark Ages to the height of its Geometric civilization was described in The Cambridge Ancient History Volume III Part 1. Volume III Part 3 explores the new prosperity and growth of the young city-states in the eighth to the sixth centuries B.C. This was the great period of expansion and colonization which saw the establishment of Greek city-states from the Western Mediterranean to the Black Sea. This volume describes the East and Egypt, the importance of West Greece and the Aegean islands in trading and exploration, the special characteristics of the societies which were established by colonization. While societies outside the mainstream of expansion and trade retained their old institutions, those at the centre changed rapidly and the period was a time of warfare in mainland Greece. Athens is seen developing into a leading state under the influence of the reforms of Solon and assessment of the social, economic and material history of Greece during these years.
Product Details

Table of Contents

List of maps; List of text-figures; Preface; 36a. The Greeks in the Near East T. F. R. G. Braun; 36b. The Greeks in Egypt T. F. R. G. Braun; 36c. Cyprus V. Karageorghis; 36d. The Cypriot syllabary T. B. Mitford and Olivier Masson; 37. The colonial expansion of Greece A. J. Graham; 38. The western Greeks A. J. Graham; 39a. The eastern Greeks J. M. Cook; 39b. Crete John Boardman; 39c. Cretan laws and society R. F. Willetts; 39d. Euboea and the islands W. G. G. Forrest; 40. Illyris, Epirus and Macedonia N. G. L. Hammond; 41. Central Greece and Thessaly W. G. G. Forrest; 42. The Peloponnese N. G. L. Hammond; 43. The growth of the Athenian state A. Andrewes; 44. The tyranny of Pisistratus A. Andrewes; 45a. Economic and social conditions in the Greek world C. G. Starr; 45b. The material culture of Archaic Greece John Boardman; Chronological table; Bibliography; Index.

Look for similar items by category
Home » Books » Nonfiction » Politics » General
Home » Books » History » Ancient » General
People also searched for
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling The Cambridge Ancient History (The Cambridge Ancient History) on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond.com, Inc.
Back to top