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By George Grote

This abridgement of the vintage twelve quantity paintings, which was once made within the early years of the century and released by means of George Routledge and Sons, is now to be had back and makes available the fundamental Grote.

This re-creation additionally comprises an unique creation according to the most recent learn which areas Grote's background in its highbrow context, discusses its salient gains and lines its next reception during the last century and a part.

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E. MEYER, Geschichte des Altertums, vols. –v. (Stuttgart, 1892–1902). E. MEYER, Forschungen zur Alten Geschichte (Halle, 1892–99). J. B. , 1900). Special periods 1. PRE-HISTORIC AND PROTO-HISTORIC. – Owing to the extreme rapidity with which knowledge on these periods is being accumulated, all text-books tend to pass quickly out of date. The following works may be found useful: C. SCHUCHHARDT, Schliemann’s Excavations (Eng. , 1891). E. MEYER, Geschichte des Altertums, vol. ii. J. B. BURY, History of Greece, chaps.

1 H I S T O RY O F G R E E C E to the complete understanding of later Athenian history, it should always be borne in mind that, down to the age of Solon at least, we are moving in a field of research which is still to a large extent unexplored, and perhaps will never be mapped out with an adequate supply of landmarks. For the period preceding the ‘Dorian invasion’ no consistent account whatever is offered by our literary authorities. Such isolated fragments of legend as have come down to us2 often bear the marks of baseless fabrication, and contradictions between the different versions abound.

41 The only way of entering the charmed circle lay in the admission to the religious rites of the γ νη under the guise of ργεω˜ νε , coupled, no doubt, with a fictitious adoption,42 and the fact that the Eupatridæ kept a rigid control over this machinery is shown by the importance accruing to the Archon Eponymus, who adjudicated on cases of 37 38 39 40 41 42 Cf. Harrison, op. , ch. vi. Philochorus, fr. 94: το ρα´τορα παναγκ δ χεσθαι κα το ργεω˜ να κα το µογα´λακτα . ), but the equation µογα´λακτε ϭγεννη˜ ται seems inherently absurd, and cannot be taken to shed light on ancient family ties.

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