Dionysius I of Syracuse and Greek Tyranny(Routledge Revivals)
||Concordia Univ, |
Sanders, Lionel Jehuda
|Series title:||Routledge Revivals Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $155.00|
| Book Description: |
Professor Sanders' full-length study of Dionysius I, one of the most powerful figures of fourth-century BC Greece, is the first to appear in English, and marks an important reassessment of the 'tyrant' of Syracuse.
Dionysius I regularly appears in the surviving historical accounts as a tyrant in the worst - modern - sense of the word: cruelty, intransigence, arrogance are all part of this stereotype. Yet here is a ruler who, according to the ancient testimony, was deeply...