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M. I. Finley (1912–1986)

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M. I. Finley, FBA, (1912-1986), was a major scholar of classics and ancient history. He taught at Columbia University and the City College of New York, where he was influenced by exiled members of the Frankfurt School, before taking a position at Rutgers University. Finley moved to England in 1955, näytä lisää taught classics at Cambridge, and became a master at Darwin College. His numerous works include the classic texts Aspects of Antiquity and The Ancient Economy. Finley was knighted by the queen for his contributions to scholarship in 1979. näytä vähemmän


Tekijän teokset

The World of Odysseus (1954) 1,136 kappaletta
The Portable Greek Historians (1959) — Toimittaja; Toimittaja — 555 kappaletta
The Ancient Greeks (1963) 519 kappaletta
The Ancient Economy (1973) 357 kappaletta
Politics in the Ancient World (1983) 177 kappaletta
The Use and Abuse of History (1975) 169 kappaletta
A history of Sicily (1968) 116 kappaletta
Atlas of Classical Archaeology (1748) 72 kappaletta
Studies in Ancient Society (1974) — Toimittaja — 23 kappaletta
Slavery in Classical Antiquity (1960) 21 kappaletta
The Ancestral Constitution (1971) 5 kappaletta
Socrates on Trial (2014) 3 kappaletta
Sur l'histoire ancienne (1987) 3 kappaletta
Mythe, mémoire, histoire (1993) 3 kappaletta
Vechii greci 1 kappale
The Trojan War. 1 kappale
Grecy 1 kappale
The Greeks 1 kappale
Vechii greci 1 kappale

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A good book to read before a trip to this island.
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mykl-s | 1 muu arvostelu | Aug 11, 2023 |
A good, basic introduction to Greek culture, a nice review.
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et.carole | 6 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jan 21, 2022 |
I read this book for the first time 12 years ago. I always remembered this as one of the most interesting history books I read. Now that I re-read the book, I am not disappointed. I find fascinating how M. I Finley uses concepts developed in anthropology to analyse Homer.
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Clarissa_ | 7 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 11, 2021 |
Not too much to say here: no doubt this is slightly out of date, but Finley is so cautious--he's perfectly willing to say that we don't know this or that, rather than make uneducated guesses--that I doubt he steers us wrong too much. Otherwise, this is an ideal book on ancient Greece for me personally, since I can't handle the self-congratulatory liberal cheer-leading that goes on every time anyone talks about classical Greece. This book ends before classical Greece. Q.E.D.
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stillatim | 3 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Oct 23, 2020 |



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