Boiotia in Antiquity (Heftet)

Selected Papers

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2021
Antall sider: 462
Forlag: Cambridge University Press
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781107650435
Omtale Boiotia in Antiquity
Boiotia was - next to Athens and Sparta - one of the most important regions of ancient Greece. Albert Schachter, a leading expert on the region, has for many decades pioneered and fostered the exploration of it and its people through his research. His seminal publications have covered all aspects of its history, institutions, cults, and literature from late Mycenaean times to the Roman Empire, revealing a mastery of the epigraphic evidence, archaeological data, and the literary tradition. This volume conveniently brings together twenty-three papers (two previously unpublished, others revised and updated) which display a compelling intellectual coherence and a narrative style refreshingly immune to jargon. All major topics of Boiotian history from early Greece to Roman times are touched upon, and the book can be read as a history of Boiotia, in pieces.

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