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Ancient History Magazine 9, Mar-Apr 2017

Ancient History Magazine 9, Mar-Apr 2017

Ancient History Magazine 9 with Athens in the Age of Plato

Classical Athens is renowned for its monuments, its artists, its philosophers.
But what was it like for ordinary people to live in this great city?

Theme: Athens in the Age of Plato

Josho Brouwers, 'Athens in the Age of Plato - Historical introduction'.
Roel Konijnendijk, 'The life & times of Xenophon the Athenian - Athens' wayward son'.
Murray Dahm, 'The death of the philosopher Socrates - True to his word'.
Seán Hussmann, 'Aristocratic living culture in Athens - My home is my Oikos'.
Owen Rees, 'The Athenian Symposium - Drink, deviance, and dialogue'.
Sidney Dean, 'Women in Classical Athens - Second-class citizens'.
Joshua Hall, 'Developments in the Fourth century BC - Athenian vase-painting'.
Matthew Lloyd, 'The Agora in the fourth century BC - The heart of Athens'.
David Balfour, 'The twilight of Classical Greece - The last Athenian and the first Greek'.
Josho Brouwers, 'Recommended books on classical Athens - Beyond the magazine'.

Features:

Joseph Hall, 'The trial of Gaius Verres - Corrupting the State'.
Josho Brouwers, 'The number: twelve - Virgil's Aeneid'.
Sean Manning, 'The battle between order and chaos - Marduk and Tiamat'.
Arianna Sacco, 'The God's Wives of Amun in ancient Egypt - Nubian priestesses'.
David L. Reinke, 'See: Titans in a box! - Immortals'.
Fausto Bica & Josho Brouwers, 'The king's peace showed who was in charge - Master of puppets'.

Ancient History Magazine