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The Heroic Rulers of Archaic and Classical Greece

The Heroic Rulers of Archaic and Classical Greece( )
Author: Mitchell, Lynette
ISBN:978-1-4725-1067-9
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Bloomsbury Academic & Professional
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $29.95
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With an in-depth exploration of rule by a single man and how this was seen as heroic activity, the title challenges orthodox views of ruling in the ancient world and breaks down traditional ideas about the relationship between so-called hereditary rule and tyranny. It looks at how a common heroic ideology among rulers was based upon excellence, or arete, and also surveys dynastic ruling, where rule was in some sense shared within the family or clan. Heroic Rulers examines reasons why...
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Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / World / European
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.3 x 9.24 x 0.48 Inches
Book Weight:0.761 Pounds

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