1. ANCH3020 - Special topics in Greek history: Reader, Semester 2, 2018 - David Pritchard 2018 (course reading)

    Book Required

  2. Athletika: studies on the Olympic games and Greek athletics - Nigel B. Crowther 2004

    Book Recommended

  3. Archaic times to the end of the Peloponnesian War - Charles W. Fornara 1983 (electronic resource)

    Book Recommended

  4. Sport and society in ancient Greece - Mark Golden 1998

    Book Recommended

  5. The Athenian democracy in the age of Demosthenes: structure, principles, and ideology - Mogens Herman Hansen, J. A. Crook 1999 (electronic resource)

    Book Recommended

  6. Sport and spectacle in the ancient world - Donald G. Kyle 2015 (electronic resource)

    Book Recommended

  7. Ancient Greek athletics - Stephen G. Miller c2004

    Book Recommended

  8. Arete: Greek sports from ancient sources - Stephen G. Miller c2004 (electronic resource)

    Book Recommended

  9. Chapter 7: Athens at war - Robin Osborne 2008

    Chapter Recommended

  10. Week 1: War, Games and Athletics in Classical Athens 9 items
    1. Selective Bibliography 9 items
      1. The Cambridge companion to the Age of Pericles 2007 (electronic resource)

        Book Further Read Deborah Boedeker, Chapter 2: Athenian Religion in the Age of Pericles, pp.46-69

      2. Democracy 2500? : Questions and challenges - Ian Morris, Kurt A. Raaflaub 1998

        Book Further Read Jameson, M.H., ‘Religion in the Athenian Democracy’ pp.171.196

      3. Ancient Greek Religion - Jon D. Mikalson 2010 (electronic resource)

        Book Further Read Chapter VI: Religion of the Greek City-State, pp.267-302

      4. Polytheism and society at Athens - Robert Parker 2005 (electronic resource)

        Book Further Read Chapter 5: Who Prays for Athens? Religion in Civic Life, pp.89-115

      5. War, democracy, and culture in classical Athens - David M. Pritchard 2010

        Book Further Read Pritchard, D.M., ‘The Symbiosis between Democracy and War: The Case of Ancient Athens’ pp.1-62. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

      6. Sport, democracy and war in classical Athens - David M. Pritchard 2013 (electronic resource)

        Book Further Read Chapter 5: The common culture of athletics and war, pp.164-191

      7. From popular sovereignty to the sovereignty of law: law, society, and politics in fifth-century Athens - Martin Ostwald c1986

        Book Further Read Chapter 3: Popular Sovereignty and the Control of Religion, pp.137-174

      8. War and democracy: a comparative study of the Korean War and the Peloponnesian War - David R. McCann, Barry S. Strauss ©2001 (electronic resource)

        Book Further Read Chapter 14: Father of All, Destroyer of All: War in Late Fifth-Century Athenian Discourse and Ideology, pp.307-356, 329-341

      9. Religion in the ancient Greek city - Louise Bruit Zaidman, Pauline Schmitt Pantel, Paul Cartledge 1992 (electronic resource)

        Book Further Read Chapter 10: The festival system: the Athenian case, pp.102-111

  11. Week 2: The Warmaking of the Ancient Athenians in the Sixth and Fifth Centuries 24 items
    1. Selective Bibliography 7 items
      1. Ancient history matters: studies presented to Jens Erik Skydsgaard on his seventieh birthday - Jens Erik Skydsgaard, Karen Ascani, Vincent Gabrielsen, Kirsten Kvist ©2002

        Book Further Read Gabrueksebm, V., pp.203-220: Socio-Economic classes and Ancient Greek warfare

      2. War, democracy, and culture in classical Athens - David M. Pritchard 2010

        Book Further Read Pritchard, D.M., ‘The Symbiosis between Democracy and War: The Case of Ancient Athens’ pp.1-62. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

      3. Zeugitai and Hoplites - V. J. Rosivach 2002

        Article Further

      4. A companion to archaic Greece - Kurt A. Raaflaub, Hans van Wees 2009 (electronic resource)

        Book Further Read Henk Singor, Chapter 30: War and International Relations, pp.585-603

    2. Tutorial 1: The Patriotic History of the Athenian Funeral Oration 17 items
      1. Interpreting the Athenian empire - John Ma, Nikolaos Papazarkadas, Robert Parker 2012 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read Roger Brock, Chapter 6: Did the Athenian Empire Promote Democracy?, pp.149–166

      2. A companion to Greek rhetoric - Ian Worthington, Ian Worthington 2007 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read Christopher Carey, Chapter 16: Epideictic Oratory

      3. The Athenian funeral orations - Judson Herrman c2004

        Book Recommended Read Introduction, pp.1-9. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

      4. War, democracy, and culture in classical Athens - David M. Pritchard 2010

        Book Recommended Read Hunt, P. ‘Athenian Militarism and the Recourse to War’ pp.225-242. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

      5. Oral tradition and written record in classical Athens - Rosalind Thomas 1989 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read Rosalind Thomas, Chapter 4: Official Tradition? Polis Tradition And The Epitaphios, pp.196-237

      6. A commentary on Lysias, speeches 1-11 - S. C. Todd, Lysias 2007 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read Lysias 2: Funeral Speech for those who Assisted the Corinthians, pp.149-274.

      7. War, democracy, and culture in classical Athens - David M. Pritchard 2010

        Book Recommended Read Yoshitake, S. ‘Aretē and the Achievements of the War Dead: The Logic of Praise in the Athenian Funeral Oration’ pp.359-377. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

      8. Thucydides and the tradition of funeral speeches at Athens - John E. Ziolkowski c1985

        Book Recommended

  12. Week 3: Costing the Armed Forces of Classical Athens 54 items
    1. Selective Bibliography 16 items
      1. The Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Warfare: Vol. I: Greece, the Hellenistic World and the Rise of Rome - Philip Sabin, Hans Van Wees, Michael Whitby 2007

        Book Further Read Vincent Gabrielsen Chapter 8: Warfare and the state, pp.248-272

      2. The North Aegean wars, 371-360 B.C - Julia Heskel 1997

        Book Further

      3. Wages, welfare costs, and inflation in classical Athens - William T. Loomis c1998

        Book Further

      4. A selection of Greek historical inscriptions to the end of the fifth century B.C. - Russell Meiggs, David M. Lewis 1988, ©1969

        Book Further

      5. Public spending and democracy in Classical Athens - David Pritchard 2015 (electronic resource)

        Book Further Read: pp.91-113

      6. The Cost to Athens of Her Second Empire - Frank Egleston Robbins 10/1918

        Article Further

    2. Seminar 1: Athenian Hoplites and Courage 27 items
      1. Courage in the Democratic Polis - R. Balot 01/12/2004

        Article Recommended

      2. Andreia: studies in manliness and courage in classical antiquity - Ralph Mark Rosen, I. Sluiter 2003 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read Chapter 2: Karen Bassi, The Semantics of Manliness in Ancient Greece, pp.25-58

      3. Orthodoxy and Hopiltes - G.L. Cawkwel 12/1989

        Article Recommended

      4. When men were men: masculinity, power, and identity in classical antiquity - Lin Foxhall, John Salmon 1998 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read Cartledge, P. Chapter 2: The machismo of the Athenian Empire - or the reign of the phaulus? pp.54-67

      5. The bad citizen in classical Athens - Matthew Robert Christ 2006 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read Chapter 3: The Cowardly Hoplite, pp.88-142

      6. Hoplites: the classical Greek battle experience - Victor Davis Hanson 1991 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      7. War and violence in ancient Greece - Hans van Wees, Paul Beston 2009 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read: Hoplite Battle as Ancient Greek Warfare: When, Where, and Why?

      8. War and democracy: a comparative study of the Korean War and the Peloponnesian War - David R. McCann, Barry S. Strauss ©2001 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read Hanson, V.D. Chapter 1: Democratic Warfare, Ancient and Modern, pp.3-33.

      9. The Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Warfare: Vol. I: Greece, the Hellenistic World and the Rise of Rome - Philip Sabin, Hans Van Wees, Michael Whitby 2007

        Book Recommended Read Nicholas Sekunda & Philip de Souza Chapter 11: Military forces, pp.325-367

      10. The Nature of Hoplite Battle - Peter Krentz Apr 1, 1985

        Article Recommended

      11. Song of wrath: the Peloponnesian War begins - J. E. Lendon c2010 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read pp. 307-13, 413-4

      12. The Fractured Imaginary: Popular Thinking on Citizen Soldiers and Warfare in Fifth Century Athens - David M. Pritchard 1999

        Thesis Recommended Read Chapter 6: The cowardice of non-hoplites, pp.96-121

      13. Sport, democracy and war in classical Athens - David M. Pritchard 2013 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read Chapter 5: The common culture of athletics and war, pp.164-191

      14. War and violence in ancient Greece - Hans van Wees, Paul Beston 2009 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read: Alternate Agonies: Hoplite Martial and Combat Experiences beyond the Phalanx

      15. The rhetoric of manhood: masculinity in the Attic orators - Joseph Roisman c2005 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read pp.105-129.

      16. Reinstating the hoplite: arms, armour and phalanx fighting in archaic and classical Greece - Adam Schwartz 2009

        Book Recommended Read especially 98, 157-67, 183-200. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

      17. Classical Greece, 500-323 BC - Robin Osborne 2000 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read: The City at War, pp.81-110

      18. Greek warfare: myths and realities - Hans van Wees 2004

        Book Recommended

    3. Tutorial 2: The Democratic Debating of War and Peace in the 390s 11 items
      1. Minor Attic Orators, Volume I: Antiphon. Andocides - Andocides, K. J. Maidment

        Book Required Read Andocides 3: On the Peace with Sparta, pp.484-533

      2. The Imperialism of Thrasybulus - G. L. Cawkwell 12/1976

        Article Recommended

      3. The Greeks and their past: poetry, oratory and history in the fifth century BCE - Jonas Grethlein 2010

        Book Recommended Read Deliberative oratory: Andocides, de pace, pp.126-146. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

      4. The Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Warfare: Vol. I: Greece, the Hellenistic World and the Rise of Rome - Philip Sabin, Hans Van Wees, Michael Whitby 2007

        Book Recommended Read Jonathan Hall Chapter 4: International relations, pp.83-107

      5. War, peace, and alliance in Demosthenes' Athens - Peter Hunt 2010 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      6. The Greek world, 479-323 BC - Simon Hornblower 2002

        Book Recommended

      7. The Greek world: 479-323 BC - Simon Hornblower 2011 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read Chapter 15: The Corinthian War, pp.217-233

      8. Koine Eirene : general peace and local independence in ancient Greece - Timothy Thomas Bennett Ryder 1965

        Book Recommended Read pages 23-38

      9. The Greek world: 479-323 BC - Simon Hornblower 2011 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read Cynthia Schwenk, Chapter 2: Athens, pp.8-40

  13. Week 4: The Impact of Democracy on Athenian Foreign Policy 40 items
    1. Selective Bibliography 15 items
      1. War, democracy, and culture in classical Athens - David M. Pritchard 2010

        Book Further Read Balot, R.K. ‘Democratizing Courage in Classical Athens’ pp.99-108. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

      2. War, democracy, and culture in classical Athens - David M. Pritchard 2010

        Book Further Read Blanshard, A.J.L. ‘War in the Law-Court: Some Athenian Discussions’ pp.203-224. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

      3. War and democracy: a comparative study of the Korean War and the Peloponnesian War - David R. McCann, Barry S. Strauss ©2001 (electronic resource)

        Book Further Read Hanson, V.D. Chapter 1: Democratic Warfare, Ancient and Modern, pp.3-33.

      4. War, democracy, and culture in classical Athens - David M. Pritchard 2010

        Book Further Read Pritchard, D.M., ‘The Symbiosis between Democracy and War: The Case of Ancient Athens’ pp.1-62. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

      5. Dēmokratia: a conversation on democracies, ancient and modern - Josiah Ober, Charles W. Hedrick 1996

        Book Further Read pp.139-174: ‘Equalities and Inequalities in Athenian Democracy’. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

      6. Democracies at war - Dan Reiter, Allan C. Stam c2002 (electronic resource)

        Book Further

      7. War, democracy, and culture in classical Athens - David M. Pritchard 2010

        Book Further Spence, I.G. ‘Cavalry, Democracy and Military Thinking in Classical Athens’ pp.111-138. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

      8. War, democracy, and culture in classical Athens - David M. Pritchard 2010

        Book Further Trundle, M. ‘Light Troops in Classical Athens’ pp.139-160. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

    2. Seminar 2: The Character of the Second Athenian League 15 items
      1. The second Athenian League: empire or free alliance? - Jack Loring Cargill 1981

        Book Recommended

      2. The Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Warfare: Vol. I: Greece, the Hellenistic World and the Rise of Rome - Philip Sabin, Hans Van Wees, Michael Whitby 2007

        Book Recommended Read Jonathan Hall Chapter 4: International relations, pp.83-107

      3. From the end of the Peloponnesian War to the Battle of Ipsus - Phillip Harding 1985 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      4. The Greek world: 479-323 BC - Simon Hornblower 2011 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      5. Interstate relations in classical Greece: morality and power - Polly Low 2007

        Book Recommended

      6. The second Athenian confederacy - F. H. Marshall 2009

        Book Recommended

      7. A History of the Classical Greek World, 478-323 BC - P. J. Rhodes 2010 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      8. Greek historical inscriptions, 404-323 BC - P. J. Rhodes, Robin Osborne 2007 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read especially pp.92-113.

    3. Tutorial 3: The Prospectus of the Second Athenian League 10 items
      1. Greek historical inscriptions, 404-323 BC 2007 (electronic resource)

        Book Required Read: Pages 92-112. IG II2 42, 43 and 96, document nos. 22-4

      2. The second Athenian League: empire or free alliance? - Jack Loring Cargill 1981

        Book Recommended Read: 5-48, 97-128. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

      3. The Greek world: 479-323 BC - Simon Hornblower 2011 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read Chapter 16: The king’s peace to Leuktra; the Second Athenian Confederacy

      4. A History of the Classical Greek World, 478-323 BC - P. J. Rhodes 2010 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read: The Second Athenian League

      5. Koine Eirene : general peace and local independence in ancient Greece - Timothy Thomas Bennett Ryder 1965

        Book Recommended Read pp.39-57.

      6. Chapter 16 : Decline of Spartan Hegemony 36-371 - Raphael Sealey 1976

        Chapter Recommended For online access, see the same resource in Seminar 2, Week 4

  14. Week 5: The Standing of Sailors in Democratic Athens 41 items
    1. Selective Bibliography 13 items
      1. War, democracy, and culture in classical Athens - David M. Pritchard 2010

        Book Further Read Blanshard, A.J.L. ‘War in the Law-Court: Some Athenian Discussions’ pp.203-224. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

      2. When men were men: masculinity, power, and identity in classical antiquity - Lin Foxhall, John Salmon 1998 (electronic resource)

        Book Further Read Cartledge, P. Chapter 2: The machismo of the Athenian Empire - or the reign of the phaulus? pp.54-67

      3. Anachronism in Greek tragedy - P. E. Easterling 11/1985

        Article Further

      4. The Athenian trireme: the history and reconstruction of an ancient Greek warship - J. S. Morrison, J. F. Coates, N. B. Rankov 2000

        Book Further

      5. Greek oared ships, 900-322 B.C. - J. S. Morrison, Roderick Trevor Williams 1968

        Book Further

    2. Seminar 3: The Sailors of the Athenian Navy 18 items
      1. Politics of orality - Craig R. Cooper, ProQuest (Firm) 2007 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read: ‘Written Lists of Military Personnel in Classical Athens’

      2. Orality, literacy, memory in the ancient Greek and Roman world - E. Anne Mackay, ProQuest (Firm) 2008 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read: Trierarchs’ Records and the Athenian Naval Catalogue (IG I3 1032)

      3. Financing the Athenian fleet: public taxation and social relations - Vincent Gabrielsen 2010 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      4. Ancient history matters: studies presented to Jens Erik Skydsgaard on his seventieh birthday - Jens Erik Skydsgaard, Karen Ascani, Vincent Gabrielsen, Kirsten Kvist ©2002

        Book Recommended Read Gabrueksebm, V., pp.203-220: Socio-Economic classes and Ancient Greek warfare

      5. The Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Warfare: Vol. I: Greece, the Hellenistic World and the Rise of Rome - Philip Sabin, Hans Van Wees, Michael Whitby 2007

        Book Recommended Read Peter Hunt Chapter 5 - Military forces, pp.108-146

      6. Chapter 7: The Men - J. S. Morrison, J. F. Coates, N. B. Rankov 2000

        Chapter Recommended

      7. Manning the Athenian Fleet, 433-426 BC - V.J. Rosivach 1985

        Article Recommended For online access please see the same resource in Week 3.

      8. Dēmokratia: a conversation on democracies, ancient and modern - Josiah Ober, Charles W. Hedrick 1996

        Book Recommended Read: ‘The Athenian Trireme, School of Democracy’, pp.313-326. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

      9. War and violence in ancient Greece - Hans van Wees, Paul Beston 2009 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read: ‘Perspectives on the Death of Fifth-Century Athenian Seamen’

      10. The Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Warfare: Vol. I: Greece, the Hellenistic World and the Rise of Rome - Philip Sabin, Hans Van Wees, Michael Whitby 2007

        Book Recommended Read Hans van Wees Chapter 9: War and society, pp.273-300

    3. Tutorial 4: The Ship-Commanders of the Athenian Navy 10 items
      1. Orations, Volume VI - A. T. Murray, Demosthenes 1939

        Book Required Against Polycles

      2. The bad citizen in classical Athens - Matthew Robert Christ 2006

        Book Recommended Read: pp.143-204.

      3. Financing the Athenian fleet: public taxation and social relations - Vincent Gabrielsen 2010 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read pp.43-84

      4. The North Aegean wars, 371-360 B.C - Julia Heskel 1997

        Book Recommended

      5. The Athenian trireme: the history and reconstruction of an ancient Greek warship - J. S. Morrison, J. F. Coates, N. B. Rankov 2000

        Book Recommended

      6. The rhetoric of manhood: masculinity in the Attic orators - Joseph Roisman c2005 (electronic resource)

        Book Required Read especially pp.124-9

  15. Week 6: The Public Funeral for the War Dead in Fifth-Century Athens 57 items
    1. Selective Bibliography 21 items
      1. Ashes, Images, and Memories - Nathan T. Arrington 2014

        Book Further

      2. The Athenian Casualty Lists - Donald W. Bradeen 1969-5

        Article Further

      3. Art in Athens during the Peloponnesian War - Olga Palagia 2009

        Book Further Read pp.188-206: Images in the Athenian ‘Demosion Sema'. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

      4. War, democracy, and culture in classical Athens - David M. Pritchard 2010

        Book Further Read Hannah, P. ‘The Warrior Loutrophoroi of Fifth-Century Athens’, pp.266-303. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

      5. The "Beautiful Death" from Homer to Democratic Athens - Nicole Loraux, David M. Pritchard 2018

        Article Further

      6. War, democracy, and culture in classical Athens - David M. Pritchard 2010

        Book Further Read Low, P. ‘Commemoration of the War Dead in Classical Athens: Remembering Defeat and Victory’ pp.341-358. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

      7. Pages 396-399: Palaiologou Shaft - Liana Parlama, Nikolaos Chr Stampolidēs 2000

        Chapter Further

      8. Dēmokratia: a conversation on democracies, ancient and modern - Josiah Ober, Charles W. Hedrick 1996

        Book Further Read: Equalities and Inequalities in Athenian Democracy, pp.137-174. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

      9. Three Prize Vases - E. Vanderpool 1969

        Article Further

    2. Seminar 4: The Roles of Attic Women in War and Games 20 items
      1. Women in ancient Greece - Sue Blundell 1995

        Book Recommended

      2. Reflections of women in antiquity - Helene P. Foley ©1981 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read pp.219-245: Could Greek Women Read and Write

      3. Portrait of a priestess: women and ritual in ancient Greece - Joan Breton Connelly 2007

        Book Recommended

      4. Girls and women in classical Greek religion - Matthew Dillon 2002, c2001 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      5. War, peace, and alliance in Demosthenes' Athens - Peter Hunt 2010 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read pp.117-123.

      6. Women in Athenian law and life - Roger Just 1991 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      7. Aphrodite's tortoise: the veiled woman of ancient Greece - Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones c2003

        Book Recommended

      8. Chapter 8: Women and Athletics - Stephen G. Miller 2004

        Chapter Recommended

      9. Athens and Sparta: constructing Greek political and social history from 478 BC - Anton Powell, ProQuest (Firm) 2016 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read pp.348-403.

      10. Eros and Greek athletics - Thomas Francis Scanlon 2002 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

    3. Tutorial 5: The Anti-War Plays of Old Comedy 16 items
      1. Pages 131-193: Lysistrata - Alan H. Sommerstein, Aristophanes 2002

        Chapter Required

      2. Aristophanes: myth, ritual, and comedy - Angus M. Bowie 1993 (electronic resource)

        Book Required Read Chapter 8: Lysistrata

      3. Chapter XI: War and Peace - Victor Ehrenberg 1951

        Chapter Recommended

      4. Political comedy in Aristophanes - Malcolm Heath 1987

        Book Recommended

      5. War, democracy, and culture in classical Athens - David M. Pritchard 2010

        Book Recommended Read Konstan, D. ‘Ridiculing a Popular War: Old Comedy and Militarism in Classical Athens’, pp.184-200. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

      6. Aristophane et l’armée athénienne - M. Okál 1960

        Article Recommended For online access, see this same resource in Week 5.

      7. The Women of Greece in Wartime - David Schaps 07/1982

        Article Recommended

  16. Week 7: The Social Background of Classical Athenian Athletes 33 items
    1. Selective Bibliography 14 items
      1. Greek education, 450-350 B.C. - Frederick A. G. Beck 2014

        Book Further

      2. Sport and social class - P. Bourdieu 01/12/1978

        Article Further

      3. Onward to the Olympics: historical perspectives on the Olympic Games - Gerald P. Schaus, Stephen Robert Wenn 2007 (electronic resource)

        Book Further Read pp.59-68: The Transformation of Athletics in Sixth-Century Greece

      4. Athletics in Ancient Athens - Donald G. Kyle 1987

        Book Further

      5. Sport and spectacle in the ancient world - Donald G. Kyle 2015 (electronic resource)

        Book Further

      6. Sport, democracy and war in classical Athens - David M. Pritchard 2013 (electronic resource)

        Book Further Read pp.34-83.

      7. The Olympic myth of Greek amateur athletics - David C. Young 1984

        Book Further

    2. Tutorial 6: Alcibiades the Elder and Chariot-Racing 19 items
      1. Thucydides, History of the Peloponnesian War, Volume III: Books 5-6 - Thucydides, Charles Forster Smith 1921

        Book Required Read: Thucydides 6.15-16.

      2. Alcibiades - Walter M. Ellis 1989

        Book Recommended

      3. Chapter 6: Gymnasia and the Democratic Values of Leisure - N. Fisher 1998

        Chapter Recommended For online access, see the same resource in Selective Bibliography in Week 7.

      4. Greek sport and social status - Mark Golden 2008 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read pp.1-39.

      5. Plutarch on Alcibiades' Return to Athens - Marc Domingo Gygax 01/10/2006

        Article Recommended

      6. Cultural poetics in archaic Greece: cult, performance, politics - Carol Dougherty, Leslie Kurke 1998 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read pp.131-163: The Economy of Kudos

      7. Athletics in Ancient Athens - Donald G. Kyle 1987

        Book Recommended Read Chapter 6: Athletics and Political Leadership, pp.155-168. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

      8. Aristocracy and athletics in Archaic and Classical Greece - Nigel James Nicholson 2005

        Book Recommended

      9. Games, prizes, athletes and ideology. Some aspects of the history of sport in the Greco-Roman world - H.W. Pleket 1975

        Article Recommended For online access, see the same resource in Week 7, Selective Bibliography.

      10. The Participants in the Ancient Olympic Games: Social Background and Mobility 1992

        Article Recommended For online access, see the same resource in Week 7, Selective Bibliography

      11. Chapter 11: Athletics, Education and Participation in Classical Athens - D.M. Pritchard 2003

        Chapter Recommended For online access, see the same resource in Week 7, Selective Bibliography.

  17. Week 8: The Cost of the Great Panathenaea 40 items
    1. Selective Bibliography 12 items
      1. Music and the Muses: the culture of 'mousikē' in the classical Athenian city - Penelope Murray, Peter Wilson 2004

        Book Further Read Paola Ceccarelli, Chapter 4: Dancing the Pyrrhichē in Athens, pp.91-117

      2. The context of ancient drama - Eric Csapo, William J. Slater c1994

        Book Further

      3. Goddess and polis: the Panathenaic Festival in ancient Athens : [exhibition] - Jenifer Neils, Hood Museum of Art 1992

        Book Further Read Neils, J. 'Panathenaic Amphorae: Their Meaning, Makers, and Markets’, pp.28.51. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

      4. Public spending and democracy in Classical Athens - David Pritchard 2015 (electronic resource)

        Book Further Read pages 28-40

      5. Performance, iconography, reception: studies in honour of Oliver Taplin - Oliver Taplin, Martin Revermann, Peter Wilson 2008 (electronic resource)

        Book Further Read Wilson, P., ‘Costing the Dionysia’, pp.88-127.

    2. Seminar 5: The City Dionysia and the Athenian Commitment to Warmaking 15 items
      1. Chapter 3 Part III Ai: Festivals - Eric Csapo, William J. Slater 1994

        Chapter Recommended

      2. The Cambridge companion to the Age of Pericles 2007 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read Jeffrey Henderson, Chapter 7: Drama and Democracy, pp.179-195

      3. Nothing to do with Dionysos?: Athenian drama in its social context - Froma I. Zeitlin, John J. Winkler 1990

        Book Recommended Read Goldhill, S.,‘The Great Dionysia and Civic Ideology', pp.97-129. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

      4. War, democracy, and culture in classical Athens - David M. Pritchard 2010

        Book Recommended Read Konstan, D. ‘Ridiculing a Popular War: Old Comedy and Militarism in Classical Athens’ pp.184-200. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

      5. War, democracy, and culture in classical Athens - David M. Pritchard 2010

        Book Recommended Read Mills, S. ‘Affirming Athenian Action: Euripides’ Portrayal of Military Activity and the Limits of Tragic Instruction’ pp.163-183. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

      6. Chapter 2: The City Dionysia - Arthur Wallace Pickard-Cambridge 1968

        Chapter Recommended

      7. War and democracy: a comparative study of the Korean War and the Peloponnesian War - David R. McCann, Barry S. Strauss ©2001 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read Raaflaub, K.A. Chapter 14; Father of All, Destroyer of All: War in Late Fifth-Century Athenian Discourse and Ideology, pp.307-56, 329-41

      8. Nothing to do with Dionysos?: Athenian drama in its social context - Froma I. Zeitlin, John J. Winkler 1990

        Book Recommended Read Winkler, J.J., ‘The Ephebes’ Song: Tragōidia and Polis’, pp.20-62. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

    3. Tutorial 7: The War Plays of Tragedy 13 items
      1. War and peace in the ancient world - Kurt A. Raaflaub ©2007 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read David Konstan, Chapter 11: War and Reconciliation in Greek Literature, pp.191-205

      2. Chapter 2: The Athenian Image of Athens - Sophie Mills 1997

        Chapter Recommended For online access to this Chapter, see this same reference in tutorial 1

      3. Theseus, tragedy and the Athenian Empire - Sophie Mills 1997

        Book Recommended Read Chapter 3: Theseus and the Suppliants, pp.87-128. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

      4. War, democracy, and culture in classical Athens - David M. Pritchard 2010

        Book Recommended Read Mills, S. Affirming Athenian Action: Euripides’ Portrayal of Military Activity and the Limits of Tragic Instruction’ pp.163-183. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

      5. War and democracy: a comparative study of the Korean War and the Peloponnesian War - David R. McCann, Barry S. Strauss ©2001 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read Raaflaub, K.A. Chapter 14; Father of All, Destroyer of All: War in Late Fifth-Century Athenian Discourse and Ideology, pp.307-56, 334-9,

      6. Democracy, empire, and the arts in fifth-century Athens - Deborah Dickmann Boedeker, Kurt A. Raaflaub 1998

        Book Recommended Read Suzanne Said, Chapter 13:Tragedy and Politics, pp.275-296. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

      7. Nothing to do with Dionysos?: Athenian drama in its social context - Froma I. Zeitlin, John J. Winkler 1990

        Book Recommended Read Zeitlin, F.I., ‘Thebes: Theater of Self and Society in Athenian Drama’, pp.130-167. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

      8. The political plays of Euripides - Gunther Zuntz 1955

        Book Recommended

  18. Week 9: Honours for Panhellenic Sporting Victors in Democratic Athens 28 items
    1. Selective Bibliography 7 items
      1. Indo-European language and society - Emile Benveniste, Jean Lallot 1973

        Book Further

      2. Cultural poetics in archaic Greece: cult, performance, politics - Carol Dougherty, Leslie Kurke 1998 (electronic resource)

        Book Further Read pp.131-163: The Economy of Kudos

      3. Sport and festival in the ancient Greek world - David Phillips, David M. Pritchard 2003

        Book Further Chapter 2: The German Excavations at Olympia: An Introduction. High Use copy held in Central Library.

      4. Olympia and the classical Hellenic city-state culture - Thomas Heine Nielsen 2007

        Book Further

    2. Seminar 6: The Olympic Games and Greek International Relations 12 items
      1. Sport and festival in the ancient Greek world - David Phillips, David M. Pritchard 2003

        Book Recommended Read Chapter 3: Elis and Olympia: City, Sanctuary and Politics. High Use copy held in Central Library.

      2. Onward to the Olympics: historical perspectives on the Olympic Games - Gerald P. Schaus, Stephen Robert Wenn 2007 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read pages 69-80: The Ancient Olympics and Their Ideals

      3. Greek sport and social status - Mark Golden 2008 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read pages 105-139

      4. Pindar's poetry, patrons, and festivals: from archaic Greece to the Roman Empire - Simon Hornblower, Catherine Morgan 2007 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      5. Sport and festival in the ancient Greek world - David Phillips, David M. Pritchard 2003

        Book Recommended Read Chapter 2: The German Excavations at Olympia: An Introduction. High Use copy held in Central Library.

      6. Olympia and the classical Hellenic city-state culture - Thomas Heine Nielsen 2007

        Book Recommended

      7. Sport and festival in the ancient Greek world - David Phillips, David M. Pritchard 2003

        Book Recommended Read Chapter 1: The Organization and Function of the Olympic Games. High Use copy held in Central Library.

      8. Olympia: cult, sport, and ancient festival - Ulrich Sinn 2000

        Book Recommended

      9. The ancient Olympics - Nigel Jonathan Spivey 2012

        Book Recommended

      10. The ancient Olympic games - Judith Swaddling 2015

        Book Recommended

    3. Tutorial 8: Tragic Criticism of Athletes 9 items
      1. Chapter: Electra - Emily Townsend Vermeule, Euripides 2013

        Chapter Required

      2. Electra - Martin Cropp, Euripides c1988

        Book Recommended

      3. Electra - J. D. Denniston, Euripides 1939

        Book Recommended

      4. Stage and stadium: drama and athletics in ancient Greece - David H. J. Larmour 1999

        Book Recommended

  19. Week 11: The Incongruous Athletes of Satyric Drama 46 items
    1. Selective Bibliography 13 items
      1. Chapter 9: Features of the Mask in Ancient Greece - F. Frontisi-Ducroux, J.-P. Vernant 1988

        Chapter Further

      2. Satyr drama: tragedy at play - George W. M. Harrison, Z. Philip Ambrose 2005

        Book Further

      3. Das griechische Satyrspiel - Ralf Krumeich, Nikolaus Pechstein, Bernd Seidensticker c1999

        Book Further

      4. Nothing to do with Dionysos?: Athenian drama in its social context - Froma I. Zeitlin, John J. Winkler 1990

        Book Further Read Lissarrague, F., ‘Why Satyrs Are Good to Represent’, pp.228-236. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

      5. Polytheism and society at Athens - Robert Parker 2005 (electronic resource)

        Book Further pp.290-326

      6. Cyclops of Euripides - Richard Seaford, Euripides 1998

        Book Further

      7. Athletics in Satyric Drama - David M. Pritchard 2012-4

        Article Further

      8. A companion to Greek tragedy - Justina Gregory 2005 (electronic resource)

        Book Further Read Chapter 3: Dithyramb, Comedy, and Satyr-Play

    2. Seminar 5: Erōs (‘Erotic Love’) and Athenian Athletics 18 items
      1. Men and Boys - G.W. Tony Judt Bill Keller Philippe Sands Garry Wills The Editors Ryan Holmberg Jeremiah Moss Liza Batkin Murray Waas Bowersock 2009

        Article Recommended

      2. The Greeks and Greek love: a radical reappraisal of homosexuality in ancient Greece - James N. Davidson 2007

        Book Recommended

      3. A companion to ancient history - Andrew Erskine 2009 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read pages 352-367: Eros: Love and Sexuality

      4. Greek homosexuality - Kenneth James Dover, American Council of Learned Societies c1989 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      5. Chapter 6: Gymnasia and the Democratic Values of Leisure - N. Fisher 2002

        Chapter Recommended For online access to this chapter, see this same reference in Week 7

      6. Penser et représenter le corps dans l'Antiquité - Jérôme Wilgaux, Francis Prost 2006

        Book Recommended Read pages 227-245: The Pleasures of Reciprocity: Charis and the Athletic Body in Pindar

      7. The reign of the phallus: sexual politics in ancient Athens - Eva C. Keuls 1993 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read Chapter 11: The Boy Beautiful: Replacing a Woman or Replacing a Son?, pages 274-299.

      8. Sport and spectacle in the ancient world - Donald G. Kyle 2015 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      9. Images of ancient Greek pederasty: boys were their gods - Andrew Lear, Eva Cantarella 2008 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read pages 1-37

      10. The smell of sweat: Greek athletics, Olympics, and culture - William Blake Tyrrell c2004

        Book Recommended Read pages 156-175: The Gymnasion and its Culture. High Use copy held in Central Library.

      11. Eros and Greek athletics - Thomas Francis Scanlon 2002 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read especially pages 64-97, 199-273

      12. Before sexuality: the construction of erotic experience in the ancient Greek world - David M. Halperin, John J. Winkler, Froma I. Zeitlin c1990

        Book Recommended Read Chapter 6: Laying Down the Law: The Oversight of Men’s Sexual Behavior in Classical Athens. High Use copy held in Central Library.

    3. Tutorial 9: The Athenian Ephēbeia (‘Cadetship’) 15 items
      1. Greek historical inscriptions, 404-323 BC - P. J. Rhodes, Robin Osborne 2007 (electronic resource)

        Book Required Read: pages 440-57. document nos. 88-9

      2. The Hunt in ancient Greece - Judith M. Barringer c2001 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read pages 47-53

      3. From the end of the Peloponnesian War to the Battle of Ipsus - Phillip Harding 1985 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read pp 133--135: Document #109: Oath of the Athenian ephebes (not dated)

      4. Chapter 11: Athletics, Education and Participation in Classical Athens - D.M. Pritchard 2003

        Chapter Recommended For online access, see the same resource in Week 7, Selective Bibliography.

      5. Sport, democracy and war in classical Athens - David M. Pritchard 2013 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read pages 209-216

      6. War and violence in ancient Greece - Hans van Wees, Paul Beston 2009 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read Chapter 8: Alternate Agonies, pages 233-60, 237-40

      7. Pages 53-64: A Response to N.W. Slater - Alan H. Sommerstein, Catherine Atherton 1997

        Chapter Recommended

      8. Nothing to do with Dionysos?: Athenian drama in its social context - Froma I. Zeitlin, John J. Winkler 1990

        Book Recommended Read Winkler, J.J., ‘The Ephebes’ Song: Tragōidia and Polis’, pp.228-236. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

  20. Week 12: Public Spending in Democratic Athens: 200 Years after August Böckh 33 items
    1. Selective Bibliography 9 items
      1. Democracy, empire, and the arts in fifth-century Athens - Deborah Dickmann Boedeker, Kurt A. Raaflaub 1998

        Book Further Read Kallet, L. Accounting for Culture in Fifth-Century Athens, pp 3-58. High Use copy held in the Central Library,

      2. Monnaie et marché à Athènes à l'époque classique - Christophe Pébarthe 2008

        Book Further

      3. Public Spending and Democracy in Classical Athens - David Pritchard 2015 (electronic resource)

        Book Further

      4. Performance, iconography, reception: studies in honour of Oliver Taplin - Oliver Taplin, Martin Revermann, Peter Wilson 2008 (electronic resource)

        Book Further Read Chapter 4: Costing the Dionysia

    2. Seminar 8: The Military Overtones of the Great Panathenaea 16 items
      1. Athletics in Ancient Athens - Donald G. Kyle 1987

        Book Recommended Read pages 33-9, 178-194. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

      2. Goddess and polis: the Panathenaic Festival in ancient Athens : [exhibition] - Jenifer Neils, Hood Museum of Art 1992

        Book Recommended Read Donald G. Kyle, 'The Panathenaic Games: Sacred and Civic Athletics’ pp.77-102. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

      3. Sport and spectacle in the ancient world - Donald G. Kyle 2015 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read pages 152-65

      4. Goddess and polis: the Panathenaic Festival in ancient Athens : [exhibition] - Jenifer Neils, Hood Museum of Art 1992

        Book Recommended

      5. The Panathenaic Games: proceedings of an international conference held at the University of Athens, May 11-12, 2004 - Olga Palagia, Alkēstis Chōremē-Spetsierē 2007 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read pages 53-58

      6. Interpretations of Greek Mythology - Jan N. Bremmer 2014 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read Chapter 9: Myths of Early Athens

      7. Polytheism and society at Athens - Robert Parker 2005 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended pp.253-269

      8. Sport and festival in the ancient Greek world - David Phillips, David M. Pritchard 2003

        Book Recommended Read Chapter 8: Athenian Political History: A Panathenaic Perspective. High Use copy held in Central Library.

      9. Sources for the study of Greek religion - David G. Rice, John E. Stambaugh 1979 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      10. Pages 145-156: Panathenaic Games - William Blake Tyrrell 2004

        Chapter Recommended For page 156 see Pages 156-175: The Gymnasion and its Culture in Week 11

      11. Pages 336-391: The Panathenaia - Panos Valavanēs 2004

        Chapter Recommended

    3. Tutorial 10: The Small Panathenaea 8 items
      1. Greek historical inscriptions, 404-323 BC - P. J. Rhodes, Robin Osborne 2007 (electronic resource)

        Book Required Read pages 396-403. IG II2 334 and SEG 18.13, document no. 81

      2. Chapter 1: Hecatombaion - H. W. Parke 1977

        Chapter Recommended Read pages 47-49

      3. Athenian religion: a history - Robert Parker 1996

        Book Recommended Read pages 242-253. High Use copy held in Central Library.

      4. Polytheism and society at Athens - Robert Parker 2005 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended pp.253-269

      5. The system of public sacrifice in fourth-century Athens - Vincent J. Rosivach c1994

        Book Recommended

      6. The Panathenaic Games: proceedings of an international conference held at the University of Athens, May 11-12, 2004 - Olga Palagia, Alkēstis Chōremē-Spetsierē 2007 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read pages 53-58

  21. Week 13: Sport and War in Democratic Athens 8 items
    1. Selective Bibliography 8 items
      1. Athletics in Ancient Athens - Donald G. Kyle 1987

        Book Further

      2. On aggression - Konrad Lorenz 1966

        Book Further

      3. Polytheism and society at Athens - Robert Parker 2005 (electronic resource)

        Book Further

      4. Sport, democracy and war in classical Athens - David M. Pritchard 2013 (electronic resource)

        Book Further

  22. Past Central Exam Papers 1 item
    1. Past Central Exam Papers

      Webpage  Follow the link and search for past exam papers by course code.