The Edinburgh Companion to Ancient Greece and Rome

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The Edinburgh Companion to
Ancient Greece and Rome

Edited by
Edward Bispham,
Thomas Harrison and
Brian A. Sparkes

Edinburgh University Press

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Introduction ix
  • Acknowledgements xi
  • Part One- Classics and the Classical World - A. Classics in the Twenty-First Century 1
  • 1 - The History of the Discipline 3
  • 2 - History 9
  • 3 - Archaeology 15
  • 4 - Religion 21
  • 5 - Economy 24
  • 6 - Gender 27
  • 7 - Philology and Linguistics 30
  • 8 - Literature 35
  • 9 - Philosophy 41
  • 10 - Art History and Aesthetics 49
  • 11 - Classical Legacies 57
  • B - The Regions of the Ancient World 65
  • 12 - The Ancient near East 67
  • 13 - Iron Age Europe 72
  • 14 - Regions of Antiquity 78
  • C - Periods 85
  • 15 - The ‘Dark Age’ of Greece 87
  • 16 - Archaic and Classical Greece 92
  • 17 - The Hellenistic World 98
  • 18 - The Roman Republic 102
  • 19 - The Roman Empire 108
  • 20 - Late Antiquity 114
  • Part Two - Material Culture 121
  • 21 - Landscape 123
  • 22 - Marine Archaeology 135
  • 23 - Sites and Features 146
  • 24 - Buildings and Architecture 160
  • 25 - Coinage 173
  • 26 - Sculpture 183
  • 27 - Painting, Stucco and Mosaic 194
  • 28 - Pottery and Metalwork 206
  • 29 - Gems, Jewellery and Glass 217
  • 30 - Dress and Textiles 226
  • 31 - Arms and Armour 231
  • 32 - Papyri 238
  • 33 - Manuscripts 251
  • 34 - Inscriptions 262
  • Part Three- Texts and Genres 275
  • 35 - Greek Epic 277
  • 36 - Roman Epic 282
  • 37 - Greek Tragedy 288
  • 38 - Roman Tragedy 295
  • 39 - Greek Comedy 299
  • 40 - Roman Comedy 309
  • 41 - Greek Lyric Verse- Melic, Elegiac and Iambic 313
  • 42 - Latin Poetry Other Than Epic and Drama 323
  • 43 - The Novel 329
  • 44 - Letters 335
  • 45 - Rhetoric 339
  • 46 - Literary Criticism 351
  • 47 - Grammar and Linguistics 355
  • 48 - Philosophy 361
  • 49 - Greek Historiography 377
  • 50 - Roman Historiography 384
  • 51 - Geography and Ethnography 391
  • 52 - Mythology 396
  • 53 - Christian Literature 402
  • 54 - Science and Mathematics 407
  • 55 - Music 413
  • 56 - Medicine 423
  • 57 - Greek Legal Texts 428
  • 58 - Latin Legal Texts 433
  • 59 - Technical Writing 439
  • Part Four - Essential Information and Systems of Reference 445
  • 60 - Politics 447
  • 61 - Names and Naming Systems 465
  • 62 - Measures, Weights and Money 471
  • 63 - Writing Systems 477
  • 64 - The Ancient Calendar 485
  • 65- Metre 489
  • 66- Time-Charts 495
  • 67- Maps 520
  • 68. Glossary of Ancient and Modern Terms 530
  • 69 - Resources 545
  • 70 - Abbreviations 559
  • Contributors 582
  • Index 588
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