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Democracy and Classical Greece

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PAPERBACK

$37.50 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674196070

Publication Date: 01/01/1993

Short

328 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

8 halftones

United States and its dependencies only

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The art of classical Greece, and its political and philosophical ideas, have had a profound influence on Western civilization. It was in the fifth and fourth centuries BC that this Greek culture—material, political and intellectual—reached its zenith. At the same time, the Greek states were at their most powerful and quarrelsome. J. K. Davies traces the flowering of this extraordinary society, drawing on a wealth of documentary material: houses and graves, extant sculpture and vases, as well as the writings of historians, orators, biographers, dramatists, and philosophers.

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