A Short History of the Greeks

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Author  Evelyn S. Shuckburgh
Publisher  Cambridge University Press
Publication Date   July 4, 2013
ISBN  1107619351
Pages  442

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Originally published in 1901, this book by Polybius scholar E. S. Shuckburgh was intended not only as a history of the Greeks from the time of the Homeric poems until the Roman conquest in 146 BC, but also as an outline of the continuing influence of ancient Greek culture in the modern world. The text is illustrated with maps and photographs of important statues, coins and ancient ruins. This book will be of value for anyone seeking a simple introduction to ancient Greece and its culture.

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