Author: N. Fisher
Publisher: Duckworth Publisher
Keywords: classical, series, world, greece, slavery
Number of Pages: 144
List price: unknow
List of Illustrations iv Preface v Map of Classical Greece vii 1. Definitions and Problems: Chattel Slaves, 1 Serfs, and the Concept of a Slave-Society 2. The Development of Chattel Slavery: From 10 Homer to Solon 3. Community Slaves or Serfs: the Spartan 22 Helots and Others 4. Slaves in Classical Athens: Numbers, 34 and Economic Functions 5. Slaves in Classical Athens: Treatment and 58 and Hopes of Freedom 6. Resistance, Flight and Revolt 79 7. Justifications: Barbarians and Natural Slaves 86 8. Associated Ideologies: Work, Leisure and Sex 99 Suggestions for Further Study 109 Suggestions for
Author: Joint Association of Classical Teacher
Publisher: Cambridge University Pre
Keywords: culture, reading, greek, athenian, classical, athens, introduction, world
Number of Pages: 448
List price: $36.99
Classical Athens boasted some of the most original and influential achievements in literature, art, philosophy, medicine and politics. This best-selling book, now issued in a second edition, provides a comprehensive and highly illustrated introduction to its history, society, culture and values aimed at the student and the general reader. The text has been extensively revised from the first edition and the bibliography updated. A wide range of topics is discussed, but the book refuses to divide up the Athenian world neatly into separate compartments, insisting that sense can only be made of th
Author: John H. Oakley
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Keywords: classical, studies, art, cambridge, iconography, evidence, death, athens, picturing, lekythoi
Number of Pages: 296
List price: $119.00
The Attic white lekythoi, funerary vases long appreciated for their beautiful polychrome images, evoke the style of lost classical wall and mural paintings. This richly illustrated volume closely examines the four major types of scenes: domestic pictures; the mythological conductors of the soul; the prothesis (wake); and visits to the grave. John Oakley analyzes these pictures in context, documenting relationships between the "rites of passage," Athenian history, and the changing perceptions of death in fifth-century Athens.
Publisher: Alfred Publishing
Keywords: classical, jazz, blues, rags, intermediate, pianists, melodies, arranged, styles
Number of Pages: 24
List price: $6.95
Classical melodies from piano literature, opera and orchestral literature are revisited in this unique series. The arrangements feature jazz styles including ragtime and blues. Students who are familiar with some of these gems will enjoy their new settings while those playing them for the first time will become familiar with these wonderful melodies. Titles include: Austrian Jazz Dance * Blue Rhapsody * Bluesy Etude * Cool Etude * The Jazzy Mountain King * Parisian Jazz * Ragtime in Baroque Style * Ragtime Symphony * Rockin’ Russian Song * Russian Blues. 24 pages.
Authors:Ivan March, Edward Greenfield, Robert Layton,
Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)
Keywords: classical, recordings, dvd, sacd, key, music, guide, recorded, penguin
Number of Pages: 1602
List price: $40.00
"Indispensible, illuminating, and comprehensive." --The Times (London) This has remained the best and most successful guide to classical music for more than forty years. Fully revised by its team of eminent authors and written with wit and passion, The Penguin Guide to Recorded Classical Music offers reviews of all the latest releases as well as the finest established recordings.
Author: William R. Ware
Publisher: Dover Publicatio
Keywords: architecture, classical, series, art, america, vignola, making, american, guide
Number of Pages: 160
List price: $16.95
Includes tables of the Classical Orders, measured drawings of monuments, instruction on classical design. 304 illus.
Author: James Jolly
Publisher: Gramophone Publications
Keywords: guide, classical, leading, world, critics, written, authoritative, music, gramophone, recordings
Number of Pages: 1434
List price: $34.95
The Gramophone Classical Music Guide 2010 is the essential guide for music-lovers collecting their music on CD, DVD or as a download. Drawing on the magazine’s 85-year experience of reviewing classical music on record, The Guide reviews 3500 recordings of music that covers the full spectrum of classical music, from the Middle Ages to the brand new, from Grand Opera to Lieder and song, from string quartets to organ music.