Table of contents for The classical world : an epic history from Homer to Hadrian / Robin Lane Fox.

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Contents
 List of Maps				xiii
 Preface				xv
 Hadrian and the Classical World	1
PART ONE
The Archaic Greek World
 1 Homeric Epic			13
 2 The Greeks' Settlements		24
 3 Aristocrats				38
 4 The Immortal Gods			49
 5 Tyrants and Lawgivers		58
 6 Sparta				69
 7 The Eastern Greeks			79
 8 Towards Democracy			88
 9 The Persian Wars			99
10 The Western Greeks		111
PART TWO
The Classical Greek World
11 Conquest and Empire		125
12 A Changing Greek Cultural World	137
13 Pericles and Athens			151
14 The Peloponnesian War		159
15 Socrates				169
16 Fighting for Freedom and Justice	175
17 Women and Children		185
18 Philip of Macedon			192
19 The Two Philosophers		201
20 Fourth-century Athenians		213
PART THREE
Hellenistic Worlds
21 Alexander the Great		229
22 Alexander's Early Successors	241
23 Life in the Big Cities		252
24 Taxes and Technologies		264
25 The New World			271
26 Rome Reaches Out			281
27 The Peace of the Gods		296
28 Liberation in the South		304
29 Hannibal and Rome		312
30 Diplomacy and Dominance		322
PART FOUR
The Roman Republic
31 Luxury and Licence			333
32 Turbulence at Home and Abroad	343
33 Pompey's Triumphs			355
34 The World of Cicero			366
35 The Rise of Julius Caesar		377
36 The Spectre of Civil War		387
37 The Fatal Dictator			400
38 Liberation Betrayed			415
PART FIVE
From Republic to Empire
39 Antony and Cleopatra		427
40 The Making of the Emperor		439
41 Morals and Society			448
42 Spectator Sports			460
43 The Roman Army			471
44 The New Age			481
PART SIX
An Imperial World
45 The Julio-Claudians		497
46 Ruling the Provinces		510
47 Effects of Empire			520
48 Christianity and Roman Rule	533
49 Surviving Four Emperors		541
50 The New Dynasty			547
51 The Last Days of Pompeii		556
52 A New Man in Action		568
53 A Pagan and Christians		575
54 Regime Change, Home and Away	583
55 Presenting the Past			590
 Hadrian: a Retrospective		597
 Notes				607
 Select Bibliography			636
 Commentary on the Illustrations	671
 Index				685

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Mediterranean Region -- Civilization.
Civilization, Classical.
Civilization, Greco-Roman.