The Classical World


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Author  Don Nardo
Publisher  Greenhaven Press
Publication Date   October 1, 2001
ISBN  0737705779
Pages  287

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The era of the classical world, lasting from about 500 B.C. to roughly A.D. 500, was one of the most productive and crucial in history. During these years, great civilizations rose and/or reached heir apogees across the globe. In more than thirty concise, informative essays, noted scholars here tell how the Greeks and Romans gained control of the Mediterranean world, how the Chinese united their country's warring states, and how powerful kingdoms arose in Africa, India, and Central America.

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