Geometric Greece: 900-700 B.C. (Paperback)
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Short Description for Geometric Greece Contains three sections that include: the passing of the dark ages, (900-770 BC); the Greek renaissance, (770-700 BC), covered region by region; and, the final part on life in eighth century Greece. This title offers coverage of the Mediterranean that ranges from Syria to Sicily. It is intended for those studying early Greek antiquity.
- Published: 01 November 2003
- Format: Paperback 456 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780415298995 ISBN 10: 0415298997
- Sales rank: 845,771
Full description for Geometric Greece
J.N. Coldstream has now fully updated his comprehensive survey with a substantial new chapter on the abundant discoveries and developments made since the book's first publication. The text is presented in three main sections: the passing of the dark ages, c.900-770 BC; the Greek renaissance, c.770-700 BC, covered region by region, and the final part on life in eighth century Greece. Its geographical coverage of the Mediterranean ranges from Syria to Sicily, and the detailed archaeological evidence is amplified by reference to literary sources. Highly illustrated, including images of several finds never previously published, this follows the first successful edition as the essential handbook for anyone studying early Greek antiquity.