Paideia: The Ideals of Greek Culture

Volume I. Archaic Greece: The Mind of Athens
Author(s): 
Jaeger, Werner
ISBN: 
0195004256
Date published: 
January 1986
Paperback
Price: 
£19.99
Edition: 
2nd edition
Pages: 
544

Werner Jaeger's highly-acclaimed work treats paideia, the shaping of Greek character, as the basis for study of Hellenism as a whole, to explain the interaction between the historical process by which Greek character was formed and the intellectual process by which they constructed their ideal of the human personality.