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Ancient tyranny, edited by Sian Lewis

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Ancient tyranny
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Ancient tyranny
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edited by Sian Lewis
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eng
Summary
Tyrants and tyranny are more than the antithesis of democracy and the mark of political failure: they are a dynamic response to social and political pressures. This book examines the autocratic rulers and dynasties of classical Greece and Rome and the changing concepts of tyranny in political thought and culture. It brings together historians, political theorists and philosophers, all offering new perspectives on the autocratic governments of the ancient world. The volume is divided into four parts. Part I looks at the ways in which the term 'tyranny' was used and understood, and the kinds of
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Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Ancient tyranny, edited by Sian Lewis
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Ancient tyranny, edited by Sian Lewis
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.3366/j.ctt1r294d
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. The making of tyranny -- Kingship and tyranny in archaic Rome / Fay Glinister -- Ducetius and fifth-century Sicilian tyranny / Trinity Jackman -- Adfectatio regni in the Roman Republic / Christopher Smith -- Money and the great man in the fourth century BC : military power, aristocratic connections and mercenary service / Matthew Trundle -- From Agathocles to Hieron II : the birth and development of basileia in Hellenistic Sicily / Efrem Zambon -- pt. II. Tyranny and politics -- Tyrants and the pols : migration, identity, and urban development in Sicily / Kathryn Lomas -- Synchronicity : the local and the panhellenic within Sicilian tyranny / Sarah E. Harrell -- Alexander of Pherae : infelix tyrant / Sławomir Sprawski -- pt. III. The ideology of tyranny -- Pindar and kingship theory / Simon Hornblower -- The comic Pericles / James McGlew -- Tyrannical oligarches at Athens / Lynette Mitchell -- Plutarch and the Sicilian tyrants / Claude Mossé (translated by Robin Machkenzie) -- Reckoning with tyranny : Greek thoughts on Caesar in Cicero's Letters to Atticus in early 49 / Ingo Gildenhard -- pt. IV. The limits of tyranny -- The violence of the Thirty Tyrants / Andrew Wolpert -- The politics of Persian autocracy, 424-334 BC / Stephen Ruzicka -- Sulla the weak tyrant / Alexander Thein
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1 online resource (xii, 282 pages)
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9780748651047
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illustrations, maps
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Electronic reproduction.
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remote
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Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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