3 edition of ecology of the ancient Greek world found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 505-575) and index.
|LC Classifications||QH151 .S24 1991|
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|Pagination||x, 588 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||588|
|LC Control Number||91165419|
Eighty of the world's greatest myths and characters, from the gods of Greek mythology to the Norse heroes, retold and explained with engaging text and bold graphics. From early creation stories to classical hero narratives and the recurring theme of the afterlife, experience each myth and unravel th. Pan's Travail: Environmental Problems of the Ancient Greeks and Romans. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, xii + pp. $ (paper), ISBN Reviewed by Verena Winiwarter (Department of Social Ecology, Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies of Austrian Universities, Vienna) Published on H-Environment (May, ).
Th e rest of the world was also in motion. Other tribes came into this country of Greece and made themselves masters of its farms and towns. Th e people who had once been the free owners of the land now became slaves, and had to work without pay for others. Long aft erwards the country was called Hellas, and the people were known as Hellenes. Hughes compares the ancient world's environmental problems to other persistent social problems and discusses attitudes toward nature expressed in Greek and Latin literature. In addition to extensive revisions based on the latest research, this new edition includes photographs from Hughes' worldwide excursions, a new chapter on warfare and the.
The Greeks has provided a concise yet wide-ranging introduction to the culture of ancient Greece. In this new and expanded third edition the best-selling volume offers a lucid survey that covers all the key elements of ancient Greek civilization from . The first third progresses from the ancient Greeks to the developments of the Renaissance that prepared the way for the Scientific Revolution. The second covers the Scientific Revolution and Enlightenment and the final third is devoted to the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries.
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Ecology of the ancient Greek world. London: Duckworth, (OCoLC) A pioneering study in historical population biology, this book offers the first comprehensive ecological history of the ancient Greek world. It proposes a new model for treating the relationship between the population and the land, centering on the distribution and abundance of living organisms.
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Publication date Topics Ecology, Human ecology, Agricultural ecology Publisher Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Pages: The Ecology of the Ancient Greek World Hardcover – 24 January by J.R. Sallares (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.
See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ — Hardcover, 24 January $1,/5(1). Environmental Problems of the Greeks and Romans: Ecology in the Ancient Mediterranean gives a new perspective about nature and the delicate place it held in ancient society and how its effects damaged a civilization beyond repair.
Buy This Book. The contributions of several Greek forerunners in the field of ecology are characterized. The most consistent, balanced ecological writer in ancient Greece was Theophrastus, but his conception of an autonomous nature, interacting with man, was overshadowed in the history of ancient and medieval thought by the anthropocentric teleology of Aristotle.
Much like our own time, the ancient Greek world was constantly expanding and becoming more connected to global networks. The landscape was shaped by an ecology of city-states, local formations that were stitched into the wider Mediterranean world.
While the local is often seen as less significant than the global stage of politics, religion, and culture, localism, argues historian. Ancient Greece comes alive in this exploration of the daily lives of ordinary people-men and women, children and the elderly, slaves and foreigners, rich and poor.
With new information drawn from the most current research, this volume presents a wealth of information on every aspect of ancient Greek life.
To read the history of ancient Greece as it has been written for centuries is to enter a thoroughly male world. This book, a comprehensive history of women in the Archaic and Classical Ages, completes our picture of ancient Greek society.
Keith Bradley & Paul Cartledge (eds.), The Cambridge World History of Slavery. Vol. Hughes compares the ancient world's environmental problems to other persistent social problems and discusses attitudes toward nature expressed in Greek and Latin literature.
In addition to extensive revisions based on the latest research, this new edition includes photographs from Hughes's worldwide excursions, a new chapter on warfare and the Reviews: 4. The word ecology was coined by the German zoologist Ernst Haeckel, who applied the term oekologie to the “relation of the animal both to its organic as well as its inorganic environment.” The word comes from the Greek oikos, meaning “household,” “home,” or “place to live.”Thus, ecology deals with the organism and its environment.
The concept of environment includes. Environmental ethicists have frequently criticized ancient Greek philosophy as anti-environmental for a view of philosophy that is counterproductive to environmental ethics and a view of the world that puts nature at the disposal of people.
This provocative collection of original essays reexamines the views of nature and ecology found in the thought of Plato, Aristotle, the. Addeddate Identifier EncyclopediaOfTheAncientGreekWorld Identifier-ark ark://t Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner. Ecology (from Greek: οἶκος, "house", or "environment"; -λογία, "study of") is a branch of biology concerning interactions among organisms and their biophysical environment, which includes both biotic and abiotic components.
Topics of interest include the biodiversity, distribution, biomass, and populations of organisms, as well as cooperation and competition within and between. Ecology is a particularly new section in Greece. Every year more and more ecological issues come up and have to do with forest protection, cleanness of beaches, maintenance of lakes and biotopes.
One of the most important environmental problems that Greece faces every summer is the forest fires that. The ecology of the ancient Greek world by Robert Sallares,Cornell University Press edition, in English. Alexander Beecroft is an Associate Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature at the University of South Carolina.
He has published extensively on topics ranging from authorship in ancient Greece and China to theories of world literature, from the emergence of literary history as a discipline in the nineteenth century to the origins of Canadian literature. About the Book. Ecology is the centerpiece of many of the most important decisions that face humanity.
Roots of Ecology documents the deep ancestry of this now enormously important science from the early ideas of Herodotos, Plato, and Pliny, up through those of Linnaeus and Darwin, to those that inspired Ernst Haeckel's mid-nineteenth-century neologism ecology.
Theophrastus (/ ˌ θ iː ə ˈ f r æ s t ə s /; Greek: Θεόφραστος Theόphrastos; c. – c. BC), a Greek native of Eresos in Lesbos (Λέσβος Lésvos), was the successor to Aristotle in the Peripatetic came to Athens at a young age and initially studied in Plato's Plato's death, he attached himself to Aristotle who took to Theophrastus in his.
The ancient Greek efflorescence was exceptional in premodern world history for its duration, intensity and long-term impact on world culture. It took place in a social ecology of hundreds of city.This book opens the world of the ancient Greeks to all readers through easily accessible entries on topics essential to understanding Greek high culture and daily life.
The ancient Greeks provided the foundation for Western civilization. They made significant advances in science, mathematics, philosophy, literature, and government.