House and Society in the Ancient Greek World

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Mai 2001



An archaeological study of the nature of Greek households during the Classical and Hellenistic periods.


Introduction; 1. Domestic space and ancient Greek society; 2. Approaches to the material record; 3. From pots to people: towards a framework for interpreting the archaeological material; 4. The city of Olynthos: a detailed case-study in domestic organisation; 5. Olynthos in context: houses in northern, central and southern Greece and the Aegean Islands; 6. Regional patterns in domestic organisation: Greek houses from Sicily and southern Italy; 7. House and society in the ancient Greek world.


Lisa Nevett is a Lecturer in Classical Studies at The Open University.


"Scholarly study of Greek houses, their plans, patterns of organization, functions, and prestige." Stanely Abercrombie, Interior Design "...welcome volume...stimulating study" David W. J. Gill, University of Wales Swansea, UK "She does an excellent job of establishing a theoretical framework within which she does a close analysis of some of the material from Olynthos...This is a fine treatment of a difficult subject. Recommended for undergraduate and graduate libraries." Religious Studies Review "...a source of clarification and wise balance..." Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians
EAN: 9780521000253
ISBN: 0521000254
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2001
Format: kartoniert
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