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Discontinuity in Greek civilization.

Rhys Carpenter

Discontinuity in Greek civilization.

by Rhys Carpenter

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Published by Cambridge U.P. in Cambridge, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece.
    • Subjects:
    • Human ecology -- Greece.,
    • Human beings -- Effect of climate on -- Greece.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliographical footnotes.

      SeriesJ. H. Gray lectures for 1965
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGF71 .C3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 80 p.
      Number of Pages80
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5991998M
      LC Control Number66023109

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Discontinuity in Greek civilization. by Rhys Carpenter. Published by Cambridge U.P. in Cambridge, London. Written in EnglishPages: The third edition of Ancient Greek Civilization is a concise, engaging introduction to the history and culture of ancient Greece from the Minoan civilization to the age of the Roman Empire.

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Discontinuity in Greek civilization by Rhys Carpenter; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Human beings, Effect of climate on, Human geography, Human ecology, Grecia (Costume E Cotidiano), Histoire, Historia Geral. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Carpenter, Rhys, Discontinuity in Greek civilization.

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In his book Discontinuity in Greek Civilization, () Rhys Carpenter stands before observations made by a number of investigators in the archaeology of Greece and the Helladic islands and, after reviewing the evidence on the mainland in its various regions and on the islands, one by one.

Jean Pierre-Vernant and Pierre Vidal-Naquet are leaders in a contemporary French classical scholarship that has produced a a stunning reconfiguration of Greek thought and literature.

In this work, published here as a single volume, the authors present a disturbing and decidedly non-classical reading of Greek tragedy that insists on its radical discontinuity with our own 4/5(1).Rhys Carpenter (August 5, – January 2, ) was an American classical art historian and professor at Bryn Mawr College.

Carpenter was unconventional as a scholar. He analyzed Greek art from the standpoint of artistic production and behavior. He argued for dating the Greek alphabet to the eighth century : August 5,Cotuit, Massachusetts.InJacob Burckhardt, one of the preeminent historians of classical and Renaissance culture, presented this revolutionary work, which portrays ancient Greek culture as an aristocratic world based on a ruthless competition for honor, a competition that led, in turn, to a tyranous state with minimal personal by: