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Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexander

Joseph Roisman

Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexander

the evidence

by Joseph Roisman

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Published by Wiley-Blackwell in Chichester, West Sussex, Malden, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sources,
  • Civilization,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJoseph Roisman ; translations by J. C. Yardley
    SeriesBlackwell sourcebooks in ancient history, Blackwell sourcebooks in ancient history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDF12 .R65 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxlv, 642 p. :
    Number of Pages642
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24892760M
    ISBN 101405127759, 1405127767
    ISBN 109781405127752, 9781405127769
    LC Control Number2010025066
    OCLC/WorldCa643323996

    The Evolution of Greek Military Institutions and Tactics. Prof. Wrightson (South Dakota State) gives us a summary of the evolution of Greek warfare from the Bronze Age through the height of the wars of the Successors, during which equipment and tactics evolved from those of the Homeric epic the hoplite era, to the phalanx, and then the development of combined arms that characterized the armies.   Warfare in Ancient Greece: Arms and Armour from the Heroes of Homer to Alexander the Great Tim Everson The History Press, - History - pages.

      Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexander: the Evidence (translations by J. C. Yardley). Blackwell sourcebooks in ancient history The book under review is a welcome contribution to introductory studies on Greek history, and aims at presenting not just the historical narration but also the primary sources on which history is based. Roisman’s. Paris (Ancient Greek: Πάρις), also known as Alexander (Ἀλέξανδρος, Aléxandros), the son of King Priam and Queen Hecuba of Troy, appears in a number of Greek legends.. Of these appearances, probably the best known was the elopement with Helen, queen of Sparta, this being one of the immediate causes of the Trojan in the war, he fatally wounds Achilles in the heel with.

      The epics of the Greek poet Homer, The Iliad and The Odyssey, have been recited around campfires and scrutinized by students for 2, years, if not might think that ancient copies of. Combined Arms Warfare in Ancient Greece: From Homer to Alexander the Great and his Successors (Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies) Author. Wrightson, Graham. Publisher. Routledge. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide. By purchasing books through this website, you support.


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Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexander by Joseph Roisman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexander, is a well produced study of the archaic and classical periods. It also provides excellent references to primary and secondary sources as well as, interestingly enough web based sources. I believe Roisman has offered-up a 'must-have text for all students of Greek history.5/5(3).

Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexander: The Evidence (Blackwell Sourcebooks in Ancient History Book 16) - Kindle edition by Roisman, Joseph, Yardley, J. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexander: The Evidence (Blackwell Sourcebooks in Ancient 5/5(3).

Welcome to the Companion Site for Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexander: The Evidence by Joseph Roisman (author) and J. Yardley (translator). This website accompanies the book, and includes supplementary written and electronic material.

The labeling of the documents on the web corresponds to as well as complements that of the book. Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexander puts the reader in touch with the raw material of ancient history and analyzes the importance of this evidence through extensive introductions and explanatory notes.

An accompanying website offers additional evidence and explanations, as well as links to useful online resources. show more/5(6). With fresh, new translations and extensive introductions and annotations, this sourcebook provides an inclusive and integrated view of Greek history, from Homer to Alexander the Great.

New translations of original sources are contextualized by insightful introductions and annotations Includes a range of literary, artistic and material evidence from the Homeric, Archaic and Classical Ages 4/5(1).

Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexander: The Evidence Joseph Roisman, J. Yardley With fresh, new translations and extensive introductions and annotations, this sourcebook provides an inclusive and integrated view of Greek history, from Homer to Alexander the Great.

Book Description. Combined Arms Warfare in Ancient Greece examines the timelines of military developments that led from the hoplite-based armies of the ancient Greeks to the hugely successful and multi-faceted armies of Philip II, Alexander the Great, and his Successors.

It concentrates on the introduction and development of individual units and their tactical coordination and use in battle. “Students of ancient Greece will respond to this book as John Sheffield () did to Homer: ‘you will hardly need another book.’ The new compilation of evidence merits the same praise for its range, aids and the quality of its illustrations and commentaries.”Carol Thomas, University of Washington.

Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexander Roisman Historical Sources in Translation Joseph Roisman Translations by J. Yardley Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexander The Evidence “Students of ancient Greece will respond to this book as John Sheffield () did to Homer: ‘you will hardly need another book.’.

Wrightson argues that by looking at the concept of combined arms (a modern term with rich ancient application and meaning, as Wrightson asserts, pp. ), we can gain a better understanding of innovations and the overall progression in the history of Greek land forces from Homer to the age of Alexander and his successors.

Homer (/ ˈ h oʊ m ər /; Ancient Greek: Ὅμηρος Greek pronunciation: [hómɛːros], Hómēros) is the presumed author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, two epic poems that are the central works of ancient Greek Iliad is set during the Trojan War, the ten-year siege of the city of Troy by a coalition of Greek kingdoms.

It focuses on a quarrel between King Agamemnon and the. Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexander: The Evidence (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexander: The Evidence Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization.

Ancient History Encyclopedia. Warfare in Ancient Greece: arms and armour from the heroes of Homer to Alexander the Great Everson, Tim In this first comprehensive study of Ancient Greek warfare for over 35 years, Tim Everson discusses clearly and thoroughly the background, weapons and tactics of the ancient Greeks.

Get this from a library. Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexander: the evidence. [Joseph Roisman] -- Incorporating fresh, new translations of original Greek and Roman texts and drawing on a range of sources, this sourcebook provides an inclusive and integrated view of Greek history, from Homer to.

With fresh, new translations and extensive introductions and annotations, this sourcebook provides an inclusive and integrated view of Greek history, from Homer to Alexander the Great. New translations of original sources are contextualized by insightful introductions and annotations Includes a range of literary, artistic and material evidence from the Homeric, Archaic and Classical :   Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexander.

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Joseph Roisman is Professor of Classics at Colby College. He has authored and edited several books, among them Brill’s Companion to Alexander the Great (ed., ), The Rhetoric of Manhood: Masculinity in the Attic Orators (), and Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexander: The Evidence (ed.

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Find more information about: ISBN: Read this book on Questia. With fresh, new translations and extensive introductions and annotations, this sourcebook provides an inclusive and integrated view of Greek history, from Homer to Alexander. With fresh, new translations and extensive introductions and annotations, this sourcebook provides an inclusive and integrated view of Greek history, from Homer to Alexander the Great.

New translations of original sources are contextualized by insightful introductions and annotations Includes a range of literary, artistic and material evidence from the Homeric, Archaic and Classical Ages. Preface and Acknowledgments.

The aim of this book is to acquaint the reader with the main evidence for Greek history from Homer and the end of the Dark Age to Alexander the Great (ca.

– BCE).Although the editor hopes to have covered diverse political, social, and cultural aspects of Archaic and Classical Greece, he does not strive to be exhaustive or to provide a substitute for a.Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “Warfare In Ancient Greece: Arms And Armour From The Heroes Of Homer To Alexander The Great” as Want to Read: Want to Read saving /5(12).: Ancient Greece from Homer to Alexander: The Evidence () by Roisman, Joseph and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at /5(6).