Hellenism; the history of a civilization.


New York, Oxford University Press, 1959.

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Subjects Hellenism -- History.
Hellenism.
Description 272 pages illustrations 21 cm
Copyright Date 1959.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Surveys Hellenism from its earliest beginnings at the end of the second millennium B. C. until its decline in the seventh century of the Christian era. A provocative analysis of the Greek ideal.
Contents The Plot of the Play -- The Physical Environment of the Hellenic Way of Life -- Responses to the Challenges of Anarchy and Stringency -- The Emancipation of Individuals by City-States -- The Response to the Challenge of Phoenician and Etruscan Competition in the West -- The Response to the Challenge of Persian Aggression from the East -- The Failure of Sparta and Athens to Establish Political Concord -- Macedon's Receptin of Hellenism and Opening Up of the East -- The Emancipation of Individual from City-States -- The Failure of Monarchy and Federation to Establish Political Concord -- Rome's Reception of Hellenism and Overthrow of the Balance of Power -- The Age of Agony -- The Augustan Peace and the Decay of the Hellenic Culture -- The Eastern Religions' Reception of Hellenism and Dissemination in the Hellenic World -- Christianity's Victory Over the Worship of the Hellenic World-State -- Hellenism's Collapse.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)401876
(OCoLC)ocm00401876
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WorldCat Identities Toynbee, Arnold, 1889-1975.
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