Ancient Greece

Filename: ancient-greece.pdf
ISBN: 9780300190632
Release Date: 2013-04-16
Number of pages: 256
Author: Thomas R. Martin
Publisher: Yale University Press

Download and read online Ancient Greece in PDF and EPUB DIVIn this compact yet comprehensive history of ancient Greece, Thomas R. Martin brings alive Greek civilization from its Stone Age roots to the fourth century B.C. Focusing on the development of the Greek city-state and the society, culture, and architecture of Athens in its Golden Age, Martin integrates political, military, social, and cultural history in a book that will appeal to students and general readers alike. Now in its second edition, this classic work now features new maps and illustrations, a new introduction, and updates throughout./divDIV /divDIV“A limpidly written, highly accessible, and comprehensive history of Greece and its civilizations from prehistory through the collapse of Alexander the Great’s empire. . . . A highly readable account of ancient Greece, particularly useful as an introductory or review text for the student or the general reader.�—Kirkus Reviews/divDIV /divDIV“A polished and informative work that will be useful for general readers and students.�—Daniel Tompkins, Temple University/divDIV/div


Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece

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ISBN: 9781136788000
Release Date: 2013-10-31
Number of pages: 832
Author: Nigel Wilson
Publisher: Routledge

Download and read online Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece in PDF and EPUB Examining every aspect of the culture from antiquity to the founding of Constantinople in the early Byzantine era, this thoroughly cross-referenced and fully indexed work is written by an international group of scholars. This Encyclopedia is derived from the more broadly focused Encyclopedia of Greece and the Hellenic Tradition, the highly praised two-volume work. Newly edited by Nigel Wilson, this single-volume reference provides a comprehensive and authoritative guide to the political, cultural, and social life of the people and to the places, ideas, periods, and events that defined ancient Greece.


The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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ISBN: 9780195170726
Release Date: 2009-12-31
Number of pages: 3584
Author: Michael Gagarin
Publisher:

Download and read online The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome in PDF and EPUB The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome is the clearest and most accessible guide to the world of classical antiquity ever produced. This multivolume reference work is a comprehensive overview of the major cultures of the classical Mediterranean world--Greek, Hellenistic, and Roman--from the Bronze Age to the fifth century CE. It also covers the legacy of the classical world and its interpretation and influence in subsequent centuries. The Encyclopedia brings the work of the best classical scholars, archaeologists, and historians together in an easy-to-use format. The articles, written by leading scholars in the field, seek to convey the significance of the people, places, and historical events of classical antiquity, together with its intellectual and material culture. Broad overviews of literature, history, archaeology, art, philosophy, science, and religion are complimented by articles on authors and their works, literary genres and periods, historical figures and events, archaeologists and archaeological sites, artists and artistic themes and materials, philosophers and philosophical schools, scientists and scientific areas, gods, heroes, and myths. Areas covered include: --Greek and Latin Literature --Authors and Their Works --Historical Figures and Events --Religion and Mythology --Art, Artists, Artistic Themes, and Materials --Archaeology, Philosophers, and Philosophical Schools --Science and Technology --Politics, Economics, and Society --Material Culture and Everyday Life


The Archaeology of Ancient Greece

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ISBN: 0521627338
Release Date: 2001-10-04
Number of pages: 484
Author: James Whitley
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Download and read online The Archaeology of Ancient Greece in PDF and EPUB A synthesis of research on the material culture of Greece in the Archaic and Classical periods, first published in 2001.


Constructions of Childhood in Ancient Greece and Italy

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ISBN: 9780876615416
Release Date: 2007
Number of pages: 429
Author: Ada Cohen
Publisher: ASCSA

Download and read online Constructions of Childhood in Ancient Greece and Italy in PDF and EPUB This volume contains 20 papers that explore ancient notions and experiences of childhood around the Mediterranean, from prehistory to late antiquity.


Oscar Wilde and Ancient Greece

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ISBN: 9781107020320
Release Date: 2012-10-18
Number of pages: 274
Author: Iain Ross
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Download and read online Oscar Wilde and Ancient Greece in PDF and EPUB Oscar Wilde's imagination was haunted by ancient Greece; this book traces its presence in his life and works.


Body Dress and Identity in Ancient Greece

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ISBN: 9781107055360
Release Date: 2015-01-12
Number of pages: 379
Author: Mireille M. Lee
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Download and read online Body Dress and Identity in Ancient Greece in PDF and EPUB This is the first general monograph on ancient Greek dress in English to be published in more than a century. By applying modern dress theory to the ancient evidence, this book reconstructs the social meanings attached to the dressed body in ancient Greece. Whereas many scholars have focused on individual aspects of ancient Greek dress, from the perspectives of literary, visual, and archaeological sources, this volume synthesizes the diverse evidence and offers fresh insights into this essential aspect of ancient society.


Empire of Ancient Greece

Filename: empire-of-ancient-greece.pdf
ISBN: 9781438127835
Release Date: 2009
Number of pages: 161
Author: Jean Kinney Williams
Publisher: Infobase Publishing

Download and read online Empire of Ancient Greece in PDF and EPUB The classical Greek civilization is the cornerstone of Western civilization today. The Greeks invented and developed everything from logic and democracy to rhetoric, drama, and philosophy. Empire of Ancient Greece, Revised Edition chronicles the remarkable legacy of the Greeks, as well as the diversity of their societies--from the thriving democracy of Athens to the militarism of Sparta to the oligarchy of Thrace. It explores the conditions that made it possible for the ancient Greeks to develop a culture that set the foundation for our intellectual lives today, and explains why Greek power eventually declined. Everyday life in ancient Greece, from the wealthy citizens who grappled in the Olympic arena to the farmers who found 50 different ways to use olive oil, is also examined. Connections in our own world to the ancient Greeks are numerous, including the Olympics, much of our classical literature, the scientific method, architecture, and many English words.


Ancient Greece

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ISBN: 9781429668316
Release Date: 2011-07-01
Number of pages: 32
Author: Kim Covert
Publisher: Capstone

Download and read online Ancient Greece in PDF and EPUB Traces key points in ancient Greek civilization, including the Persian Wars and the conquests of Alexander the Great. Includes timeline.


Ancient Greece

Filename: ancient-greece.pdf
ISBN: 140344837X
Release Date: 2004-03
Number of pages: 48
Author: Christine Hatt
Publisher: Heinemann-Raintree Library

Download and read online Ancient Greece in PDF and EPUB Presents the history of ancient Greece by examining the archaeological excavations of its historical sites and the artifacts found at those sites.


Public Organization in Ancient Greece

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ISBN: 0871691760
Release Date: 1987
Number of pages: 403
Author: Nicholas F. Jones
Publisher: American Philosophical Society

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Women Writers of Ancient Greece and Rome

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ISBN: 0806136219
Release Date: 2004
Number of pages: 268
Author: Ian Michael Plant
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

Download and read online Women Writers of Ancient Greece and Rome in PDF and EPUB Despite a common perception that most writing in antiquity was produced by men, some important literature written by women during this period has survived. Edited by I. M. Plant, Women Writers of Ancient Greece and Rome is a comprehensive anthology of the surviving literary texts of women writers from the Graeco-Roman world that offers new English translations from the works of more than fifty women. From Sappho, who lived in the seventh century B.C., to Eudocia and Egeria of the fifth century A.D., the texts presented here come from a wide range of sources and span the fields of poetry and prose. Each author is introduced with a critical review of what we know about the writer, her work, and its significance, along with a discussion of the texts that follow. A general introduction looks into the problem of the authenticity of some texts attributed to women and places their literature into the wider literary and social contexts of the ancient Graeco-Roman world.


Ancient Greece

Filename: ancient-greece.pdf
ISBN: 0439059194
Release Date: 2000-08
Number of pages: 80
Author: Sean Price
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

Download and read online Ancient Greece in PDF and EPUB Presents more than twenty activities to teach children in grades 4-8 about ancient Greece, including its history, daily life, culture, and government.


Ancient Greece

Filename: ancient-greece.pdf
ISBN: 9781843039877
Release Date: 2006-02
Number of pages: 64
Author: Priscilla Wood
Publisher: Folens Limited

Download and read online Ancient Greece in PDF and EPUB This title encourages the study of archaeological evidence, artefacts, written sources and maps to understand how the ancient Greeks have influenced today's society. Stimulating activities cover everyday life and leisure, the city state, Greek religion, relations with other societies, language, writing, and philosophy.


Ancient Greece Entertainment

Filename: ancient-greece-entertainment.pdf
ISBN: 075652086X
Release Date: 2007
Number of pages: 32
Author: Stewart Ross
Publisher: Capstone

Download and read online Ancient Greece Entertainment in PDF and EPUB Describes the ways in which the Ancient Greeks entertained themselves, including parties, hunting and fishing, art, music and dance, poetry, storytelling, drama, and sports.