The Greeks


Book Details

Author  Ian Morris
Publisher  Prentice Hall
Publication Date   March 21, 2005
ISBN  013921156X
Pages  576

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Organized chronologically, this book presents a complete picture of Greek civilization as a history. It features sections on the art, architecture, literature, and thought of each period. Names and dates are provided, and cultural achievements and social transformations that accompanied the cascade of historical events are carefully examined. This comprehensive, balanced treatment of ancient Greece covers its history from the prehistoric through the Mycenaean Period, the Dark Ages, the Classical Period, the Hellenistic, and the absorption of Greek culture by Rome. For an understanding of Greek history—its culture and the people—as a whole.

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