The Ancient Greeks

Book Details

Author  Stephanie Lynn Budin
Publisher  ABC-CLIO
Publication Date   November 23, 2004
ISBN  1576078140
Pages  469

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The ancient Greeks established the very blueprint of Western civilization―our societies, institutions, art, and culture―and thanks to remarkable new findings, we know more about them than ever, and it's all here in this up-to-date introductory volume.

• Includes excerpts from a full range of primary sources, including the Linear B tablets of Mycenae, included to show readers how to understand the process of studying historical documents

• Provides a rich collection of illustrations, drawings, maps, and photographs, including detailed renderings of the Acropolis, Knossos, Akritiri, and other major archaeological sites then and now

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