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Athens and Persia in the fifth century BC : a study in cultural receptivity

Author: Margaret C Miller
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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First comprehensive collection of evidence of the relations between Athens and Persia in fifth century BC.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret C Miller
ISBN: 0521495989 9780521495981
OCLC Number: 468750947
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 276-314. Index.
Description: XIV-331 p. -[62] p. de plates -[1] f. de plates, jaquette illustrations : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction; Preface; Maps; Part I. Spheres of Contact: 1. Relations between Athenians and Persians to the late fifth century: an overview; 2. Infusion and diffusion of alien goods: spoils of the Persian wars; 3. Cultural exchange through trade; 4. Zones of contact between Greeks and the Western Empire; 5. Diplomatic exchange: visions of splendour; Part II. Perserie: 6. Persian gold and Attic clay; 7. Incorporation of foreign items of dress; 8. Metamorphosis of a luxury culture; 9. The Odeion of Perikles and imperial expression; 10. Perserie: Athenian receptivity to Achaemenid culture; Figures; Glossary; Bibliography; List of figures; Index.
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