The Ancient Greeks For Dummies

The Ancient Greeks For Dummies

by Stephen Batchelor

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 11/07/2008

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The civilisation of the Ancient Greeks has been immensely
influential on the language, politics, educational systems,
philosophy, science and arts of Western culture. As well as
instigating itself as the birthplace of the Olympics, Ancient
Greece is famous for its literature, philosophy, mythology and the
beautiful architecture- to which thousands of tourists flock every
year.
This entertaining guide introduces readers to the amazing world
of the Ancient Greeks. It offers a complete rundown of Greek
history alongside fascinating insights into daily life in Ancient
Greece and a captivating overview of Greek mythology. Readers will
discover how this ancient culture came to be the cornerstone of
Western civilisation and the enormous influence it has had on our
language, politics, education, philosophy, science, arts and
sport.





The history of Ancient Greece remains a wide topic of interest,
particularly renowned for its influential and diverse culture

This basic guide will allow greater access to this vibrant area
of study, and provide a distinct and light-hearted approach to this
vast area history

Covers dozens of topics, including; the early civilisations,
war & fighting, home & family, day-to-day life and
much, much more!



About the author


Steve Batchelor is a lecturer in Classics at Richmond
College and has been teaching ancient history for 10 years. He has
written reviews for various publications, including History
Today, and he has also been involved in running guided
historical tours of Greece.
ISBN:
9780470987872
9780470987872
Category:
European history
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
11-07-2008
Language:
English
Publisher:
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
384
Dimensions (mm):
234x194x21mm
Weight:
0.71kg

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