This Companion provides scholarly yet accessible newinterpretations of Greek history of the Classical period, from theaftermath of the Persian Wars in 478 B.C. to the death of Alexanderthe Great in 323 B.C.
Topics covered range from the political and institutionalstructures of Greek society, to literature, art, economics,society, warfare, geography and the environment
Discusses the problems of interpreting the various sources forthe period
Guides the reader towards a broadly-based understanding of thehistory of the Classical Age