The Resource Money and the early Greek mind : Homer, philosophy, tragedy, Richard Seaford

Money and the early Greek mind : Homer, philosophy, tragedy, Richard Seaford

Label
Money and the early Greek mind : Homer, philosophy, tragedy
Title
Money and the early Greek mind
Title remainder
Homer, philosophy, tragedy
Statement of responsibility
Richard Seaford
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
How were the Greeks of the sixth century BC able to invent philosophy and tragedy? In this book Richard Seaford argues that the answer can be found in another momentous development, the invention and rapid spread of coinage, which produced the first ever thoroughly monetised society
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
MERUC
Dewey number
880.9/3553
Index
index present
LC call number
PA3015.M64
LC item number
S43 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Money and the early Greek mind : Homer, philosophy, tragedy, Richard Seaford
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 338-362) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Homeric transactions -- Sacrifice and distribution -- Greece and the Ancient Near East -- Greek money -- The preconditions of coinage -- The earliest coinage -- The features of money -- Did politics produce philosophy? -- Anaximander and Xenophanes -- The many and the one -- Heraclitus and Parmenides -- Pythagoreanism and Protagoras -- Individualisation -- Was money used in the early Near East?
Control code
ocn560089581
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 370 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511187711
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b2199917x
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)560089581
  • pebcs0511185049
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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