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Author Sears, Matthew A.

Title Athens, Thrace, and the shaping of Athenian leadership / Matthew A. Sears.

Publication Info. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.

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Description 1 online resource (pages . cm)
text file
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This book explores the social, political and cultural importance of Thrace to prominent Athenian individuals from the mid-sixth to the mid-fourth century BCE.
Contents Introduction: egalitarianism, ambition, and the disciples of Thrace -- Thrace as resource and refuge I: the Pisistratids to Thucydides -- Thrace as resource and refuge II: Alcibiades to Iphicrates -- Athenian ambivalence towards Thracians and Thracophiles -- The cultural appeal of Thrace for the Athenian elite -- Thrace as military academy -- Epilogue: Chares and Charidemus in the Macedonian world.
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Subject Athens (Greece) -- Politics and government.
Athens (Greece) -- Relations -- Thrace.
Thrace -- Relations -- Greece -- Athens.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Sears, Matthew A. Athens, Thrace, and the shaping of Athenian leadership. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013 9781107030534 1107030536 (DLC) 2012016896
ISBN 1139343815 (electronic book)
9781139343817 (electronic book)
9781139625944 (electronic book)
1139625942 (electronic book)
9781107030534 (hardback)
1107030536 (hardback)