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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, U.K, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece
    • Subjects:
    • Thucydides.,
    • Herodotus.,
    • Xenophon.,
    • Greece -- History, Military -- To 146 B.C. -- Social aspects.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 222-241) and index.

      StatementPeter Hunt.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDF89 .H86 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 246 p. ;
      Number of Pages246
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL667962M
      ISBN 100521584299
      LC Control Number97013721


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Slaves, warfare, and ideology in the Greek historians by Hunt, Peter Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book challenges conventional opinion by arguing that slaves and Helots played an important part in classical Greek warfare. Although rival city-states often used these classes in their own forces or tried to incite their enemies' slaves to rebellion or desertion, such recruitment was ideologically awkward: slaves or Helots, despised and oppressed classes, should have had no part in the.

: Slaves, Warfare, and Ideology in the Greek Historians (): Hunt, Peter: BooksCited by: The warring Greek city-states of the classical period often found it advantageous to use slaves in their armed forces and to encourage rebellion or desertion amongst the slaves of their enemies.

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But since military service was highly esteemed, while the state of slavery was despised, classical Greek historians such as Herodotus, Thucydides and Price: $   Peter Hunt. Slaves, Warfare, and Ideology in the Greek dge: Cambridge University Press, xiv + pp.

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ISBN. Title. Slaves, Warfare, and Ideology in the Greek Historians. Author. Hunt, Peter. Publisher. Cambridge University Press. website, you support our non-profit organization. Ancient History Encyclopedia receives a small commission for each book sold. Buy Slaves, Warfare, and Ideology in the Greek Historians by Peter Hunt from Waterstones today.

Click and Collect from your local Waterstones Pages: Peter Hunt (M.A. CU BoulderPh.D. Stanford ), a classical Greek historian, studies warfare and society, slavery, historiography and oratory.

His first book, Slaves, Warfare and Ideology in the Greek Historians (Cambridge ), discerns a conflict between the extent of slave and Helot participation in Greek warfare and the.

This volume presents ten essays by leading specialists in ancient Greek literature, culture and history, exploring the warfare roles and representations of slaves in comic drama from Aristophanes at the height of the Athenian Empire to the New Comedy of Menander and the Hellenistic World.

The Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Warfare - edited by Philip Sabin December Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection.

The Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Warfare Hunt, P. () Slaves, Warfare and Ideology in the Greek Historians. Cambridge. Hutchinson, G. O Cited by: Slavery was an accepted practice in ancient Greece, as in other societies of the Ancient Greek writers (including, most notably, Aristotle) described slavery as natural and even paradigm was notably questioned in Socratic dialogues; the Stoics produced the first recorded condemnation of slavery.

The principal use of slaves was in agriculture, but they were also used. Peter Hunt professor of Classics at University of Colorado at Boulder and a classical Greek historian, studies warfare and society, slavery, historiography and first book, Slaves, Warfare and Ideology in the Greek Historians (Cambridge ), discerns a conflict between the extent of slave and Helot participation in Greek warfare and the representation of their role in contemporary.

Slaves, Warfare, and Ideology in the Greek Historians, Cambridge University Press, Paperback reprint, Chapter 7 reprinted in Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism ().

War, Peace, and Alliance in Demosthenes' Athens. Cambridge University Press, Winner of the Kayden Book Prize (University of Colorado). He has written two books: Slaves, Warfare, and Ideology in the Greek Historians and War and Peace, and Alliance in Demosthenes’ Athens.

His previous work on slavery includes chapters in the Cambridge World History of Slavery and the Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Slaveries as well as the slavery chapter in the Cambridge World History, vol. The book examines slaves’ lives, legal and economic place, social status, and future prospects in the Greek and Roman societies.

The author draws attention to the differences in forms and slavery conditions among the diverse political and social systems of the Greek states, and between the latter and Rome.

Hunt, Peter. Peter Alan Hunt is a professor at the University of Colorado where he teaches a wide variety of courses including Greek and Roman slavery.

He has written two books: Slaves, Warfare, and Ideology in the Greek Historians and War and Peace, and Allia More about Peter Hunt. Modern historians of Greek slavery seem to agree, despite other differences, on an understanding of slavery as a relationship of property. This understanding of slavery essentially goes back to.

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He has written two books: Slaves, Warfare, and Ideology in the Greek Historians and War and Peace, and Alliance in Demosthenes’ Athens. His previous work on slavery includes chapters in the Cambridge World History of Slavery and the Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Slaveries as well as the slavery chapter in the Cambridge World History, vol.

This is a theme Hunt explores at length in “Slaves, Warfare, and Ideology in the Greek Historians,” a book that is seen as epochal. Paul Cartledge, chairman of the faculty of classics and a fellow of Clare College in the University of Cambridge, writes that Hunt’s book is one of the most important works on Greek historiography in the s.

Slaves, Warfare, and Ideology in the Greek Historians. Peter Hunt. from: $ James P. Holoka: Review of Peter Hunt, Slaves, Warfare and Ideology in the Greek dge: Cambridge U Pr, Pp.

xiv, ISBN Slaves, Warfare and Ideology in the Greek Histories. By Peter Hunt. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. xiv + pp. ISBN 0 9. In a society in which prowess at war is the mark of a free citizen who by nature is able to rule both himself and others, the necessity of employing slaves in battle poses an ideological conundrum.

Peter Hunt, chair of the Classics Department and a classical Greek historian, studies warfare and society, slavery, historiography, foreign policy thinking, and oratory.

His first book, Slaves, Warfare and Ideology in the Greek Historians (Cambridge ), discerns a conflict between the extent of slave and Helot participation in Greek warfare.

Publications since show by their titles alone – War and Society in the Greek World; War and Violence in Ancient Greece; Slaves, Warfare and Ideology in the Greek Historians – the increasing interest of scholars in seeing warfare against its wider social and ideological context, and the interpenetration of religious rituals with the.

He has written two books: Slaves, Warfare, and Ideology in the Greek Historians and War and Peace, and Alliance in Demosthenes' Athens. His previous work on slavery includes chapters in the Cambridge World History of Slavery and the Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Slaveries as well as the slavery chapter in the Cambridge World History, vol.

Slaves, Warfare, and Ideology in the Greek Historians. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, Challenging conventional notions that slaves played an insignificant role in warfare, Hunt discusses how slaves (as well as the Helots of Sparta) played an integral role in Greek warfare as well as society.

Peter Hunt’s monograph on the use of slaves in Greek warfare, and the (non)mentions of that use by the great fifth- and fourth-century Greek historians, is of course a {23|24} shining recent exception to that general neglect—but it is the sort of exception that goes to prove the rule.

Military history is a humanities discipline within the scope of general historical recording of armed conflict in the history of humanity, and its impact on the societies, cultures and economies thereof, as well as the resulting changes to local and international relationships.

Professional historians normally focus on military affairs that had a major impact on the societies involved as well. See Peter Hunt, Slaves, Warfare, and Ideology in the Greek Historians (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ), p.

Hunt himself remarks: “That greater number of Helots, whom the Spartans called their ‘slaves’, also died defending Greece puts the. 4 Book 1, chapter 5, b, as translated in Aristotle, the eagerness of Greek historians to blind themselves to the importance of military slaves in 9 Peter Hunt, Slaves, Warfare, and Ideology in the Greek Historians, CUP, 10 Garnsey, 5File Size: KB.

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Hunt, Slaves, warfare and ideology in the Greek historians (Cambridge ) In a In a similar vein he comments () on Xenophon’s avoidance of mentioning the foundation of. Ducat’s book Les Hoplites Neodamodeis are certainly attested after BCE from at least BCE in relation to the part of the Spartan army in Agesilaus II’s campaign in Ionia.

Hunt, P. Slaves, Warfare, and Ideology in the Greek Historians. Cambridge University Press, Kathleen, M. Author: Jenni Irving. Kirschenbaum, Sons, slaves and freedmen in Roman commerce () P. Weaver, Familia Caesaris: a social study of the emperor’s freedmen and slaves () Slaves and military service P.

Hunt, Slaves, warfare, and ideology in the Greek historians () K. Welwei, Unfreie im antiken Kriegsdienst, 3 vols. (/88) 4. book. Ancient Greek and Roman Slavery War, Peace, and Alliance in Demosthenes' Athens Slaves, Warfare, and Ideology in the Greek Historians chapter.

Diplomacy. Thucydides on the first ten years of war Slaves or serfs?: Patterson on the Studies Greek history from B.C.

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The slaves or prisoners of war, on the other hand, had no chance to serve in the military they were used as rowers in the navies or other undesirable jobs. This helps explains why the armies of Sparta and Athens worked like a machine in battle where others would have lost order. Hunt, Peter.

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