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

Myth and Territory in the Spartan Mediterranean Audiobook download free by Irad Malkin
  • Listen audiobook: Myth and Territory in the Spartan Mediterranean
  • Author: Irad Malkin
  • Release date: 2005/3/4
  • Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780521520249
  • Rating: 8.65 of 10
  • Votes: 109
  • Review by: Cecelia Allred
  • Review rating: 7.16 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/7
  • Duration: 3H38M23S in 256 kbps (60 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-07
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WAV, AIFF, FLAC, MPC, MPEG4, WMA, MP3 (compression ZIP, ARC, ARJ, ACE, RAR)
  • Total pages original book: 300
  • Includes a PDF summary of 24 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 18M57S (4.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: 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.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Classical History / Classical Civilisation, Ancient History: To C 500 CE, General & World History
  • Download servers: Hotfile, KATCR, BitShare, Mediafire, Uploaded, Waistra. Compressed in ZIP, ARC, ARJ, ACE, RAR
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 53.08 USD
  • Dimensions: 152x229x17mm
  • Weight: 440g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Cambridge, United Kingdom

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