Myth and Territory in the Spartan Mediterranean download free [PDF and Ebook] by Irad Malkin

Myth and Territory in the Spartan Mediterranean download free [PDF and Ebook] by Irad Malkin year 2005
  • Book name: Myth and Territory in the Spartan Mediterranean
  • Author: Irad Malkin
  • Release date: 2005/2/16
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780521520249
  • Rating: 9.1 of 10
  • Votes: 873
  • Review by: Chad Goodson
  • Review rating: 7.51 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/27
  • Total pages: 300
  • Includes a PDF summary of 24 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: This book discusses Greek attitudes to settlement and territory as articulated through myths and cults. The emphasis is less on the poetic, timeless qualities of the myths, than on their historical function in the archaic and Classical periods, covering the spectrum from explicit charter myths legitimating conquest, displacement and settlement, to the 'precedent-setting' and even aetiological myths, rendering new landscapes 'Greek'. This spectrum is broadest in the world of Spartan colonisation - the Spartan Mediterranean - where the greater challenges to territorial possession and Sparta's acute self-awareness of her relative national youthfulness elicited explicit responses in the form of charter myths. The concept of a Spartan Mediterranean, in contrast to the image of a land-locked Sparta, is a major contribution of this book.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 19H30M
  • Other categories, genre or collection: General & World History, Ancient History: To C 500 CE, Classical History / Classical Civilisation
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 53.08 USD
  • Dimensions: 152x229x17mm
  • Weight: 440g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Cambridge, United Kingdom

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