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Property and wealth in classical Sparta

Stephen Hodkinson

Property and wealth in classical Sparta

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Published by Duckworth in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sparta (Extinct city) -- History,
  • Sparta (Extinct city) -- Civilization

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementStephen Hodkinson.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 498 p. :
    Number of Pages498
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21745832M
    ISBN 100715630407
    OCLC/WorldCa44786349

    Classical Sparta book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. An interesting book with an interesting concept. The articles are well-w /5(5). “New Finds from Sparta.” In Sparta in Laconia: The Archaeology of a City and its Countryside. Proceedings of the 19th British Museum Classical Colloquium, edited by William Cavanagh, Susan Walker, A. W. Johnston, and John Nicolas Coldstream, – BSA Studies 4. London: British School at Author: Timothy Doran. London: Duckworth ; Swansea: Classical Press of Wales ; Oakville, CT: Distributor in the United States of America, David Brown Book Co., Language: English ISBN: , , , , and Format: Book Copies At: Bloomington.


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The book first discusses what Sparta ideally represented to the classical and modern worlds before considering the realities of Spartan landownership and private property and wealth. Hodkinson demonstrates that severe inequality never left Sparta but instead contributed to the rapid decline in the state's fortunes following the defeat of by: Property and Wealth in Classical Sparta Book Description: The standard image of Sparta is of an egalitarian, military society which disdained material possessions.

Property and Wealth in Classical Sparta Stephen Hodkinson From c BC until her defeat at the battle of Leuktra in BC, Sparta was a dominant force in the Greek world. Yet property and wealth played a critical role in her history.

The success of Sparta's classical society rested upon a compromise between rich and poor citizens. Privilege and display were combined with ingenious techniques of outward uniformity and of sharing between rich and poor/5(8).

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The aim of this book is to provide a systematic examination of a crucial aspect of classical Sparta, her system of property, and to analyse the role of private wealth within her society. About Property and Wealth in Classical Sparta. The standard image of Sparta is of an egalitarian, military society which disdained material possessions.

Yet property and wealth played a critical role in her history. Classical Sparta's success rested upon. Stephen Hodkinson has established himself internationally as an authority on the economy and society of Sparta.

He is the author of numerous academic articles, and of the volume Property and Wealth in Classical Sparta (CPW/Duckworth, ). Anton Powell has played a leading role in the development and co-ordination of Spartan by: Property and Wealth in Classical Sparta 1. Spartan economic egalitarianism and communitarianism in modern thought.

The growth of the dominant egalitarian image in ancient thought. The ownership and inheritance of land - revisited. Helotage and the exploitation of Spartan territory. Hodkinson also uses the issues of wealth and property to construct an analysis of classical Sparta that explains both its long-standing external success from c.

to BCE and its rapid decline to the rank of a second-rate polis following its defeat at : Ellen Millender. Property and wealth in classical Sparta. [Stephen Hodkinson] -- Using a combination of historical, archaeological and sociological methods, this volume challenges traditional views of Spartan isolation from general Greek culture.

Summary: The image of Sparta has long been of an egalitarian, military society. Yet property and wealth played a critical role in her history.

Using a combination of historical, archaeological and sociological methods, this book examines Spartan society and challenges traditional views of Spartan culture.

The standard image of Sparta is of an egalitarian, military society which disdained material possessions. Yet property and wealth played a critical role in her history.

Classical Sparta's success rested upon a compromise between rich and poor citizens. Economic differences were masked by a uniform lifestyle and a communal sharing of resources.5/5(1). The book first discusses what Sparta ideally represented to the classical and modern worlds before considering the realities of Spartan landownership and private property and wealth.

Hodkinson demonstrates that severe inequality never left Sparta but instead contributed to the rapid decline in the state's fortunes following the defeat of BC. (1) K.M.T. Chimes, Ancient Sparta: A Re-Examinaton of the Evidence, Manchester University Press, Manchester, (2) Stephen Hodkinson, Property and Wealth in Classical Sparta, The Classical Press of Wales, London, (3) Thomas Figueira, “Population Patterns in Late Archaic and Classical Sparta,” Transactions of the American Philological Association (), pp Property and wealth in classical Sparta.

Book Author(s) Hodkinson, Stephen Date Publisher Duckworth and the Press of Wales Pub place London ISBNPreview. This item appears on. List: HIST Slavery in the Classical World: Dr Simon Corcoran. Author of numerous influential studies in Greek history, his book Property and Wealth in Classical Sparta () is the leading work in its field.

Stephen Hodkinson is Professor of Ancient History. From c BC until her defeat at the battle of Leuktra in BC, Sparta was a dominant force in the Greek world.

This has traditionally ben explained by Sparta's egalitarian and militaristic society. Hodkinson's accessible and detailed study of.

Property and Wealth in Classical Sparta The standard image of Sparta is of an egalitarian, military society which disdained material possessions.

Yet property and wealth played a critical role in her : Stephen Hodkinson. Stephen Hodkinson is the author of Property and Wealth in Classical Sparta ( avg rating, 8 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Sparta & War ( av Home My Books/5. 45) 52, 56 suggests that the Lak.

Pol. was written, or at least researched, between the composition of Books 2 and 5 and provided Aristotle with extra information for the latter book. 58 Although the authenticity of the whole chapter from b27 to b26 has long been the subject of debate (refs. in Susemihl, F. and Hicks, R.

by:   Property and Wealth in Classical Sparta The standard image of Sparta is of an egalitarian, military society which disdained material possessions. Yet property and wealth played a Author: Stephen Hodkinson.

This chapter also discusses the extent to which classical Sparta was a military society, and therefore also the amount of emphasis which was placed on this aspect by the agoge.

It is a good alternative or complement to the Ducat book above. Hodkinson, S. () Property and Wealth in Classical Sparta. Swansea: Classical Press of Wales - pp. The aim of this book is to provide a systematic examination of a crucial aspect of classical Sparta, her system of property, and to analyse the role of private wealth within her : Hans Van Wees.

Hodkinson’s () book Property and Wealth in Classical Sparta, and in particular Chapter 11 of this book The Use of Wealth in Personal and Political Relations shows how unequal a society Sparta was, with, as he shows, many contemporary authors showing this, for example, Xenophon referring to bans on gainful activity, Polybios mentioning.

Hodkinson is the author of Property and Wealth in Classical Sparta (CPW and Duckworth, ) and Powell has written Athens and Sparta (2nd edition, ).

Stephen Hodkinson is Professor of Ancient History at the University of Nottingham, where he co-directs the. He is the author of numerous academic articles, and of the volume Property and Wealth in Classical Sparta (CPW/Duckworth, ).

Anton Powell has played a leading role in the development and co-ordination of Spartan studies. He is the author of Athens and Sparta () and editor of the Classical Sparta ().4/5(1). Powell has recently been Visiting Professor at L'Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris and at the University of n Hodkinson is an internationally-recognised authority on the history of Sparta.

Author of numerous influential studies in Greek history, his book Property and Wealth in Classical Sparta () is the leading work in its field. Property and Wealth in Classical Sparta, Duckworth and The Classical Press of Wales. ROGER BROCK and STEPHEN HODKINSON, eds., Alternatives to Athens: Varieties of Political Organization and Community in Ancient Greece, Oxford University Press.

(2) Stephen Hodkinson, Property and Wealth in Classical Sparta, The Classical Press of Wales, London, (3) Thomas Figueira, “Population Patterns in Late Archaic and Classical Sparta,” Transactions of the American Philological Association (), pp NEW.

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Starting at $ Sparta & War Price: $ ancient Sparta and its modern reception. The author of numerous influential stud-ies, his book Property and Wealth in Classical Sparta (London and Swansea ) is the leading work in the field.

Co‐organizer of the International Sparta Seminar with Anton Powell, he has co‐edited several collected volumes, including Sparta:File Size: 1MB. They also collaborated on Powell (ed.) Sparta: Techniques behind her success ().

Individually each has produced a series of influential studies of Sparta. Hodkinson is the author of Property and Wealth in Classical Sparta (CPW and Duckworth, ) and Powell has written Athens and Sparta. Further Reading.

Scholars will consult, for example, among recent monographs, N. Kennell, The Gymnasium of Virtue: Education and Culture in Ancient Sparta (University of North Carolina Press, ), and S. Hodkinson, Property and Wealth in Classical Sparta (Classical Press of Wales, ).

Among collections of essays, the three co-edited by A. Powell and S. Hodkinson, The Shadow of Sparta. The actuality seems to be an attempt to highly lessen the corruptive nature of wealth, and keep all socioeconomics under tight state control." Hodkinson, S.

Land Tenure and Inheritance in Classical Sparta Walbank, F.W. A Historical Commentary on Polybius Barber, G.L. The Historian Ephorus Plutarch. The Lives Plutarch. On Sparta. Spartan women were famous in ancient Greece for having more freedom than elsewhere in the Greek world.

To contemporaries outside of Sparta, Spartan women had a reputation for promiscuity and controlling their husbands. Unlike their Athenian counterparts, Spartan women could legally own and inherit property and they were usually better educated.

Stephen Hodkinson is an internationally-recognised authority on the history of Sparta and her modern reception. Author of numerous influential studies in Greek history, his book Property and Wealth in Classical Sparta (CPW, ) is the leading work in its field.

He has recently edited Sparta: Comparative Approaches (CPW, ). Sealey, Raphael, Women and Law in Classical Greece, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill & London, Hodkinson, Stephen, Property and Wealth in Classical Sparta, Duckworth and the Classical Press of Wales, Pomeroy, Sarah, Spartan Women, Oxford University Press, Female Property Ownership and Status in Classical and Hellenistic Sparta Stephen Hodkinson University of Manchester 1.

Introduction The image of the liberated Spartiate woman, exempt from (at least some of) the social and behavioral controls which circumscribed the lives of her counterparts in other Greek poleis, has excited or horrified the. S. Hodkinson, Property and Wealth in Classical Sparta () J.

Ducat, Spartan Education: Youth and Society in the Classical Period () S.M. Rusch, Sparta at War: Strategy, Tactics and Campaigns, BC (). Ancient Historical Sources Hodkinson, Stephen, Property and Wealth in Classical Sparta, Duckworth and the Classical Press of Wales, Pomeroy This is the first book in a trilogy of biographical novels about Leonidas of Sparta.

This first book describes his childhood in the infamous Spartan agoge. The second focuses on his years as. S. Hodkinson, Property and Wealth in Classical Sparta () J.

Ducat, Spartan Education: Youth and Society in the Classical Period () S.M. Rusch, Sparta at .Omar & Althea Hoskins Professor of Classical Studies and Humanities Greek and Roman history, Archaic and Classical Sparta, women in the ancient world [email protected] On campus: ETC Phone: x Off campus: Professor Ellen Millender Department of Classics Reed College Portland, OR Phone: Fax: Education and Experience.

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