The best introduction I have ever read to Ancient Greece. The author’s liveliness of mind and style has enabled him to make a mass of information. More by H.D.F. Kitto. Poiesis: Structure and Thought (Sather Classical Lectures). H.D.F. Kitto. from: $ Form and Meaning in Drama. H.D.F. Kitto. from: $ H. D. F. Kitto Humphrey Davy Findley Kitto, FBA (6 February – 21 January ) was a British classical scholar of Cornish ancestry. He was born in Stroud, .

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The Greeks

The Greeks by H. It is about creating something by thinking across boundaries.

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I haven’t read it yet. To this, Kitto responds, if Athens is no democracy because its many adults are excluded, then no modern state can be democratic because its powers must be delegated “to representative and professional administrators, and this is a form of oligarchy. Member feedback about Morio Agata: The author has a point of view.

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Evidence of Pericles’ wisdom, yes, but the Athenian common sense on that dhf was to rush out to battle. If you want to know more about ancient Greece and about yourself kitfo read this book.

An example in English might be the line Kitto brings to this little history great HDF Kitto’s history of the Greeks came highly recommended to me by another author, and I found it utterly delightful.

For the rest he does make clear that this book is a personal opinion.


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Athens takes center stage but Sparta and Ionia are also covered. Kitto Limited preview – Only 7 left in stock – order soon. What caught my eye was Kitto’s comparison of Athens with the Britain of the s, something that seemed kitro marked in the middle of the book.

Definitely a dated work, but still well worth the read. It focuses on the Athenians though, for example it only has a couple of references to Aristotle. Prefectures of Japan Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. Get to Know Us.

Odyessus, the king of Ithaca, prides himself not on his palace but on his straight furrows: From these hardships he was rescued by friends who became aware of his mental abilities and encouraged him to write topical articles for local newspapers, arranging eventually for him to work as an assistant in a local library. There’s a lot of editorializing that goes on, but fortunately, it adds to the charm, and to be honest, he actually repeats what a lot more modern cultural critics have noticed about the movement towards Imperial and expansionist ambitions being the downfall of a flourishing culture.

Kitto does not shy away from incorporating his views which are though provoking and relevant.