Spartans: A New History - eBook
Spartans: A New History - eBook  -     By: Nigel M. Kennell
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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: 2011
ISBN: 9781444360530
ISBN-13: 9781444360530
Series: Ancient Cultures

Publisher's Description

Spartans: A New History chronicles the complete history of ancient Sparta from its origins to the end of antiquity.
  • Helps bridge the gap between the common conceptions of Sparta and what specialists believe and dispute about Spartan history
  • Applies new techniques, perspectives, and archaeological evidence to the question of what it was to be a Spartan
  • Takes into account new specialist scholarship and research published in Greek, which is not readily available elsewhere
  • Places Spartan society into its wider Greek context

Author Bio

Nigel M. Kennell is an Instructor at the International Center for Hellenic and Mediterranean Studies in Athens, Greece. He is the author of The Gymnasium of Virtue (1995), and has published numerous articles on Spartan history and Greek civic institutions – especially the gymnasium – in the Hellenistic and Roman periods.

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In der Einleitung stellt Kennell zu Recht fest, dass es eine gro?e Diskrepanz zwischen dem verbreiteten Spartabild und den Forschungsmeinungen und -debatten gibt. Diesen Graben will das Buch uberbrucken, das in der Tat uber eine "Einfuhrung" hinausgeht, indem durchgangig auf antike Quellen verwiesen wird. Au?erdem werden Forschungsdebatten nachgezeichnet [...] Die Kritik im Detail andert nichts daran, dass der entworfene Uberblick grundsolide ist. Kennell greift neuere Forschungspositionen auf und berucksichtigt jungere Inschriften- und Papyrusfunde, was das Buch zu einer "Neuen Geschichte" macht. [...] diese detailreiche und umfassende Synopse kann dem Sparta-Interessierten nur empfohlen werden.

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