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Introducing the Ancient Greeks, From Bronze Age Seafarers to Navigators of the Western Mind

Introducing the Ancient Greeks, From Bronze Age Seafarers to Navigators of the Western Mind


by Edith Hall

  • HISTORY
  • 2014
  • HARD COVER
  • 336 PAGES

Classicist Edith Hall visits ten Greek communities at different moments during the 20 centuries of ancient Greek history, brilliantly assembling a unified vision of the Greek spirit. (GRE555, $26.95)

The Greeks, A Portrait of Self and Others


by Paul Cartledge

  • HISTORY
  • 2002
  • PAPER
  • 288 PAGES

In this succinct overview, Cartledge explores the achievements and legacy of the Greeks, tracing the development of the concepts of democracy, theatre, philosophy, and history. (GRE520, $35.00)

A Literary Companion to Travel in Greece

A Literary Companion to Travel in Greece


by Richard Stoneman

  • LITERATURE
  • 1994
  • PAPER
  • 347 PAGES

Poetry, prose and literature over the ages, arranged geographically with an excellent introduction and commentary. Stoneman artfully weaves together hundreds of short excerpts. (GRE06, $19.95)

 

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