Ancient Greece

Written By Thomas R. Martin
Ancient Greece
  • Publsiher : Yale University Press
  • Release : 16 April 2013
  • ISBN : 0300190638
  • Pages : 256 pages
  • Rating : 1/5 from 1 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Ancient Greece written by Thomas R. Martin which was release on 16 April 2013, this book published by Yale University Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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

Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece
  • Author : Thomas R. Martin
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-04-16
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 0300190638
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Summary : 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, ...

A Brief History of Ancient Greece

A Brief History of Ancient Greece
  • Author : Sarah B. Pomeroy,Stanley M. Burstein,Walter Donlan,Jennifer Tolbert Roberts
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 402
  • ISBN : 0300190638
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Summary : This is the second edition of Sarah Pomeroy et al.'s shorter ancient Greek history course, ideal for Greek civilization or ancient history courses, but also sometimes used in Greek history classes. Like the larger Pomeroy text, the book covers the Bronze Age (c. 3000 BC) down to the Hellenistic Period (3...

The Art and Archaeology of Ancient Greece

The Art and Archaeology of Ancient Greece
  • Author : Judith M. Barringer
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-02-09
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0300190638
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Summary : This richly illustrated, four-colour textbook introduces the art and archaeology of ancient Greece, from the Bronze Age through to the Roman conquest. Suitable for students with no prior knowledge of ancient art, this textbook reviews the main objects and monuments of the ancient Greek world, emphasizing the context and function ...

Empire of Ancient Greece

Empire of Ancient Greece
  • Author : Jean Kinney Williams
  • Publisher : Infobase Publishing
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 161
  • ISBN : 0300190638
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Summary : 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 ...

The World of Ancient Greece A Daily Life Encyclopedia 2 volumes

The World of Ancient Greece  A Daily Life Encyclopedia  2 volumes
  • Author : Michael Lovano
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2019-12-31
  • Total pages : 977
  • ISBN : 0300190638
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Summary : This book opens the world of the ancient Greeks to all readers through easily accessible entries on topics essential to understanding Greek high culture and daily life. The ancient Greeks provided the foundation for Western civilization. They made significant advances in science, mathematics, philosophy, literature, and government. While many readers ...

Sport and Society in Ancient Greece

Sport and Society in Ancient Greece
  • Author : Mark Golden,Professor Mark Golden,Golden Mark
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1998-09-10
  • Total pages : 216
  • ISBN : 0300190638
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Summary : A concise introduction to ancient Greek sport....

Discover Ancient Greece

Discover Ancient Greece
  • Author : Kim A. O'connell
  • Publisher : Enslow Publishing, LLC
  • Release Date : 2014-01-01
  • Total pages : 104
  • ISBN : 0300190638
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Summary : This book provides an overview of the history of ancient Greece, beginning with the Minoans, Greek mythology, and Mycenae, and continuing to the advent of Rome. Greek philosophy, religion, daily life, love of sports, and art and architecture are also explored....

Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece

Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece
  • Author : Gustav Schwab
  • Publisher : Pantheon
  • Release Date : 2011-09-14
  • Total pages : 768
  • ISBN : 0300190638
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Summary : From fire-stealing Prometheus to scene-stealing Helen of Troy, from Jason and his golden fleece to Oedipus and his mother, this collection of classic tales from Greek mythology demonstrates the inexhaustible vitality of a timeless cultural legacy. These stories of heroes and powerful gods and goddesses are set forth simply and ...

Exploring Ancient Greece

Exploring Ancient Greece
  • Author : John Malam
  • Publisher : Evans Brothers
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 47
  • ISBN : 0300190638
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Summary : Remains to be Seen is a fascinating series which looks at the past through the archaeological evidence that remains today. Ancient Greece looks at who the Greeks were and their world of warships, great leaders, cities and poets. It goes on to discuss their achievements in writing, maths, science and ...

National Geographic Investigates Ancient Greece

National Geographic Investigates Ancient Greece
  • Author : Marni McGee
  • Publisher : National Geographic Books
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 64
  • ISBN : 0300190638
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Summary : Discusses important archeological finds from Greece's past and reveals how archaeologists use the latest technology to discover clues to ancient Greek civilization....

The Ancient Greek World

The Ancient Greek World
  • Author : Jennifer Tolbert Roberts,Tracy Barrett
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 190
  • ISBN : 0300190638
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Summary : Introduces the history, culture, and people of ancient Greece and examines its many contributions to the development of Western society....

The Archaeology of Ancient Greece

The Archaeology of Ancient Greece
  • Author : James Whitley,Professor of Mediterranean Archaeology James Whitley
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2001-10-04
  • Total pages : 484
  • ISBN : 0300190638
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Summary : A synthesis of research on the material culture of Greece in the Archaic and Classical periods....

Life in Ancient Greece Coloring Book

Life in Ancient Greece Coloring Book
  • Author : John Green,Stanley Appelbaum
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 1993-01-01
  • Total pages : 48
  • ISBN : 0300190638
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Summary : Over 40 expertly rendered illustrations depict life in Athens in the 5th and 4th centuries B.C.: the building of the Parthenon, a performance of Oedipus Rex, a torchlight wedding procession, children playing, Socrates' trial, the Olympian games, Aristotle tutoring the young Alexander of Macedonia, and more. Detailed captions for each ...

Handbook to Life in Ancient Greece

Handbook to Life in Ancient Greece
  • Author : Lesley Adkins,Roy A. Adkins
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Total pages : 472
  • ISBN : 0300190638
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Summary : Explores all aspects of life in ancient Greece from the advent of the Minoan civilization in Crete to the Roman conquest in 30 B.C., including information on rulers and leaders; economy, trade, and transport; religion and mythology; art, science, and philosophy, and everyday life....

A Companion to Ancient Greece and Rome on Screen

A Companion to Ancient Greece and Rome on Screen
  • Author : Arthur J. Pomeroy
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-06-01
  • Total pages : 568
  • ISBN : 0300190638
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Summary : A comprehensive treatment of the Classical World in film and television, A Companion to Ancient Greece and Rome on Screen closely examines the films and TV shows centered on Greek and Roman cultures and explores the tension between pagan and Christian worlds. Written by a team of experts in their ...